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Assistant Professor, Core School Psychology Faculty
Practicum and Internship Coordinator

CFO #813 Office
940-898-2329  phone | 940-898-2301 fax | email: wjohnson4@twu.edu

Ph.D.

2008

School Psychology – Texas Woman's University

M.A.

2005

School Psychology - Western Carolina University

B.A.    

2000   

Psychology - Bryan College

Licensure and Certification
Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Specialist in School Psychology, Nationally Certified School Psychologist

Courses Taught
Graduate: Neurodevelopmental and Genetic Disorders, Supervised Practicum, Advanced Developmental Psychology, Direct Behavior Interventions, and Internship.
Undergraduate:  Developmental Psychology, Adolescent Psychology, Tests and Measurements 

Research Interests
Video self-modeling interventions targeting social, behavioral, and functional deficits for children and adolescents with autism, intellectual deficits, emotional disturbance, ADHD, and traumatic brain injury.

Recent Publications and Presentations

  • Carter, C., La Spata, M., and Johnson, W.L., (July, 2014). Utilizing Video Self-Modeling as a School-Age Cognitive Rehabilitation Intervention of Executive Functions. Poster Presentation given at the School Neuropsychology Conference, Grapevine, TX.
  • Garza, R., Guerra, L., Lomas, O., and Johnson, W. L., (April, 2014). Video Self-Modeling: Monkey See, Monkey Do? Poster Presentation given at the Texas Woman’s University Student Creative Arts Research Symposium, Denton, TX.
  • Gumm, E., Johnson, W. L., Bowles, K., Bowens, L., and Lomas, O. (April, 2014). The Integration of Video Self-Modeling and Music Therapy with a Preschool Population. Presentation given at the Southwestern Region of the American Music Therapy Association conference, Addison, TX.
  • Johnson, W. L., Bowles, K., Bowens, L., and McCampbell, K. (February, 2014). Video Self-Modeling: Efficacy Across Disability Areas and Age Groups. Mini-skills presentations given at the National Association of School Psychologists Conference, Washington D.C.
  • Johnson, W. L., Bowles, K., Buchanan, K., and Carter, C. (October, 2013). Video Self-Modeling: Effectiveness in School Populations. Mini-skills presentation given at the Texas State Autism Conference, Corpus Christi, TX.
  • Schaeffer, K., McCampbell, K., and Johnson, W.L. (October, 2013). Using Video Self-Modeling to Assist Students with Autism in Transitioning to Middle School. Poster presentation given at the Texas Association of School Psychologists Conference, San Antonio, TX.
  • Bowles, K., Appleby, W., and Johnson, W.L. (October, 2013). Comparing the Efficacy of Video Self-Modeling in Primary and Secondary Students. Poster presentation given at the Texas Association of School Psychologists Conference, San Antonio, T.X.
  • Johnson, W. L., Bowles, K., McCampbell, K., Adair, V. (February, 2013). Video Self-Modeling: A Mirror for Behavior Change. Mini-skills presentation given at the National Association of School Psychologists Conference, Seattle, W.A.
  • Franco, K., Carter, C., and Johnson, W. L., (February, 2013). Video Self-Modeling: The Effectiveness with School Populations. Poster Presentation given at the National Association of School Psychologists Conference, Seattle, W.A.
  • Maricle, D., Miller, D.C., Hale, J. B., & Johnson, W. L. (2012). Let’s not lose sight of the importance of the biological bases of behavior. Trainer’s Forum, 31(1), 71-84.
  • Johnson, W. L, and Avirett, E. (October, 2011). Utilizing Video Self-Modeling for Social Skills Instruction. Presentation given at the Texas State Autism Conference, Houston, T.X.
  • Gumm, E., and Johnson, W.L., (March, 2011). Integrating Music Therapy into Group Social Skills Interventions for Autism and Other Social Difficulties. Presentation given at the Southwestern Region of the American Music Therapy Association meeting. Waco, T.X.
  • Johnson, W.L., and Avirett, E. (February, 2011). Integration of Video Self-Modeling in to Autism Social Skills Programming. Presentation given at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists Conference. San Francisco, C.A.
  • Johnson, W. L., Maricle, D. E., Miller, D. C., Allen, D. N., & Mayfield, J. (2010). Utilization of the Comprehensive Trail Making Test as a measure of executive functioning in children and adolescents with traumatic brain injuries. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology.
  • Maricle, D.E., Johnson, W.L., & Avirett, E. (2010). Best practices in assessing and intervening in children with executive function disorders. In D.C. Miller (Ed.) Best Practices in School Neuropsychology. NY: Wiley & Sons.
  • Johnson, W.L. (March, 2010). Social Skills Group Intervention for Students on the Autism Spectrum. Presentation given at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists Conference, Chicago, I.L. 

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