Richard R. Abidin, Ed.D.


Current Position and Title:

Professor, Director of Clinical Training
Curry Programs in Clinical and School Psychology
University of Virginia

Academic Degrees:

B.A., Psychology, 1960, Rutgers University
M.Ed., Educational Psychology, 1962, Rutgers University
Ed.D., School Psychology/Clinical Psychology, 1964, Rutgers University

Positions Held:

8/03-present
Professor Emeritus, Curry Programs in Clinical and School Psychology, University of Virginia
9/95-present
Professor, Curry Programs in Clinical and School Psychology, University of Virginia
8/88-8/95
Director, Curry Programs in Clinical and School Psychology, University of Virginia.
9/79-7/88
Director, Institute of Clinical Psychology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Professor of Education and Psychology. APA-accredited, 1984.
9/67-79
Director of School/Clinical Child Psychology Program, University of Virginia, Charlottesville. APA-accredited, 1976.
9/68-present
Private practice of Clinical Psychology and Member, Board of Directors, Oakland School, Boyd Tavern, VA. Helped found and organize this residential facility for children with learning and emotional problems.
9/65-8/67
Clinical Psychologist, Wilford Hall USAF Hospital, Lackland AFB, Texas, full-time.
9/65-8/67
Staff Clinical Child Psychologist, Bexar County Community Guidance Center for Children, San Antonio, TX, 15 hours/week.
9/64-8/65
Clinical Psychology Intern, Wilford Hall USAF Hospital, Lackland AFB, TX.

Professional/Academic Associations:

Fellow:
ABPP, Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychologists
American Psychological Association (Fellow of Divisions 12, 15, 16, 37, 53, 54)
American Association for Applied and Preventive Psychology
Academy of Clinical Psychology
Member:
Virginia Psychological Association
Virginia Association of School Psychologists
Virginia Academy of Clinical Psychologists
American Orthopsychiatric Association
Southeastern Psychological Association
National Association of School Psychologists
Society for Research in Child Development
Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology
National Register of Health Services Provider
Prescribing Psychologist Register

Licenses and Certification:

ABPP Diplomate - Clinical Psychology, 1971, American Board of Professional Psychologists
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Virginia Board of Medicine, Commonwealth of Virginia, Jan., 1968.
Licensed Psychologist, Virginia Board of Psychology, Commonwealth of Virginia, Jan. 1968.

Selected Professional Assignments and Activities:

President, 2001-2002; Treasurer, 1993-1997, Society for the Study of School Psychology.

Treasurer, 1999-2005, Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Division 53, American Psychological Association.

Chair, Fellows Committee, 1999-2001 Division 53, American Psychological Association.

Treasurer, 1997-2000, Section 1, Clinical Child Psychology, Division 12, American Psychological Association.

Program Submission Reviewer for the 1998-2002 Conventions, Society of Clinical Psychology (Division 12), American Psychological Association.

Reviewer of Dissertations Grant Applications, 1998-2002, American Psychological Association.

Consultant, State of Maine, 1998, Forensic Examiners Training Conference.

President, 1989, Member-at-Large, Section 1, Clinical Child Psychology, Div. 12, American Psychological Association.

Member, 1994-1997, Specialty Definition Task Force, Division of School Psychology, American Psychological Association.

Field Reviewer, 1994-96, Diagnostic & Statistical Manual - Primary Care Coding, American Academy of Pediatrics.

Co-Chair, 1993-1997, Task Force on Children's Mental Health Services, Society of Pediatric Psychology, American Psychological Association.

Virginia State Board of Psychology, 1972-1981; Chairman 1978-81. President, 1985-86, Virginia Psychological Association.

Chairman, 1978-81, Virginia State Board of Behavioral Sciences.


Involvement with Journals:

Founder and Editor, Early Education and Development 1989-2003

Consulting Editor, Journal of Clinical Child Psychology

Consulting Editor, School Psychology Quarterly

Secretary, Journal of School Psychology, 1990-93

Ad Hoc Reviewer: Journal of Pediatric Psychology, Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Clinical Psychology Review, Contemporary Psychology, Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, Journal of School Psychology, Amer ican Educational Research Journal, American Journal of Community Psychology, and American Journal of Mental Retardation, Applied Developmental Science, International Journal of Psychology.


Recent Publications:

Abidin, R.R. & Robinson, L.L. (2002). Stress, biases or professionalism: What drives teachers' referral judgments of students with challenging behaviors? Journal of Emotional & Behavioral Disorders, 10(4), 204-212.

Konold, T.R. & Abidin, R.R. (2001. Parenting alliance: A multifactor perspective. Assessment, 8(1), 47-65.

Abidin, R.R. & Robinson, L.L. Stress, bias, or professionalism: What drives teachers' referral judgments? Journal of Emotional and Behavior Disorders

Abidin, R.R. & Konold, T. (1999). Parenting Alliance Measure - Professional Manual. Odessa, FL: Psychological Assessment Resources.

Varia, R. & Abidin, R.R. (1999). The minimizing style: Perception of psychological abuse, and past and current relationships. Child Abuse & Neglect, 23(11), 1041-1055.

Sheras, P. L., Abidin, R. R., Konold, T. (1998). Stress Index for Parents of Adolescents. Odessa Fl: Psychological Assessment Resources.

Abidin, R.R., Seward, C. & Boesen C. (1997). Teacher-student interaction as predicted by teaching stress and perceived quality of the student-teacher relationship, ERIC-CASS.

Abidin, R. R. (1997). The Parenting Stress Index: A measure of the parent-child system. In C. P. Zalaquett and R. J. Woods (Eds.), Evaluating Stress. Lathan, MD: University Press of America.

Greene, R. W., Abidin, R. R., & Kmetz, C. (1997). The Index of Teaching Stress: A measure of student-teacher compatibility, Journal of School Psychology, 35(3), 239-259.

Abidin, R. R. (1996). The Index of Teaching Stress: Student-teacher transactions. In C. P. Zalaquett and R. J. Woods (Eds.), Evaluating Stress. Lathan, MD: University Press of America.

Abidin, R. R. (1996). Five themes to enhance the value of psychology to schools. In Making psychologists in school indispensable, R. Talley, T. Kubinzyn, M. Brassard, R. Short (Eds.), p. 41-49. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Abidin, R. R. (1996). Early childhood parenting skills: Program manual. Odessa, FL: Psychological Assessment Resources, Inc.

Abidin, R. R. (1996). Early childhood parenting skills workbook. Odessa, FL: Psychological Assessment Resources, Inc.

Belt, W., & Abidin, R. R. (1996). The relation of childhood abuse and early parenting experiences to current marital quality in a non-clinical sample. Child Abuse and Neglect, 20(11), 1019-1030.

Bigras, M., LaFreniere, P., & Abidin, R. R. (1996). The French-Canadian Parenting Stress Manual. Toronto, Canada: Multihealth Systems.

Varia, R., Abidin, R. R., & Dass, P. (1996). Perceptions of abuse: Effects on adult psychological and social adjustment. Child Abuse and Neglect, 20, 511-526.

Abidin, R. R. (1995). The assessment of the parent-child system. Child Assessment News. NY: Guilford Press.

Abidin, R. R. (1995). The Parenting Stress Index Professional Manual. Odessa, FL: Psychological Assessment Resources.

Abidin, R. R., & Bruner, J. (1995). The development of a parenting alliance inventory. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 21(1), 31-40.

Abidin, R. R., & Psychological Assessment Resources Staff (1994). Parenting Stress Index Software System. Odessa, FL: Psychological Assessment Resources.

Abidin, R. R. (1994). Parenting Stress Index - Computer Program Manual. Odessa, FL: Psychological Assessment Resources.

In Press:

Abidin, R.R., Greene, R.W. and Konold, T.R. The Index of Teaching Stress: Professional Manual. Lutz, FL, Psychological Assessment Resources, Inc.

Varia, R. & Abidin, R. R., Differing perceptions of abuse: Parenting behaviors and the quality of current relationships. Journal of Child Abuse and Neglect.

Abidin, R.R. The Parenting Alliance Measure. In J. Touliatos, B. Permutter, G. Holden, Second Handbook of Family Measurement Techniques. Sage Publishers, Thousand Oaks, CA.

Abidin, R.R., The Parenting Stress Index. In J. Touliatos, B. Permutter, G. Holden, Second Handbook of Family Measurement Techniques. Sage Publishers Thousand Oaks, CA.

Abidin, R.R. The Stress Index for Parents of Adolescents. In J. Toulitos, B. Perlmutter, G. Holden, Second Handbook of Family Measurement Techniques. Sage Publishers, Thousand Oaks, CA.

Selected Papers and Presentations:

Abidin, R.R. (2003). Parenting Stress Transcultural Issues. Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

Robinson, L.L. & R.R. (2000). Teaching Stress and Referral Judgments. American Psychological Association, Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Walsh, A.P., Abidin, R.R., Robinson, L.L., & Johnson, C.S. (2000) Validation of a case study method of stress in teaching. American Psychological Association, Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Abidin, R.R. (1999). Keynote Address: Disruptive behavior disorders in children and adolescents. Forensic Symposium - Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy, University of Virginia.

Abidin, R. R., Bennett, L, Sheras, P.S. (1998). Reliability and validity of the stress index for parents of adolescents. American Psychological Association Convention, San Francisco.

Abidin, R.R. (1998). Parenting stress index - Its empirical validation. American Psychological Association Convention - invited address, San Francisco.

Abidin, R. R., & Kmetz, C. A. (1997, April). Teacher student interactions predicted by teaching stress and the perceived quality of the student-teacher relationship. National Association of School Psychologists. Anaheim, CA.

Abidin, R. R., & Smith, N. (1996, March). The validation and use of a teacher-child compatibility measure (ITS). National Association of School Psychologists. Atlanta, GA.

Abidin, R. R. (1995, September). Oppositional defiant disorder--alternative diagnosis and treatment. Invited address. University of Florida Health Services Center.

Abidin, R. R. (1995, August). Psychologists' involvement in schools as health care delivery sites. American Psychological Association. New York, NY.

Abidin, R. R., & Greene, R. (1995, March). The index of teaching stress. National Association of School Psychologists. Chicago, IL.

Abidin, R. R., & Riebeling, C. (1994, April). Family variables in the prediction of child adjustment. The Head Start National Conference. Washington, DC.

Abidin, R. R. (1993). The assessment of family functioning. American Education Research Association. Atlanta, GA.

Abidin, R. R. (1992, March). Parenting measures. Dipartimenta Psicologia dei Processi, Universita Di Roma. Rome, Italy.





May 30, 2003

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