Oliver Johnston

Program: Clinical Psychology
Advisor: Jeffrey Burke, Ph.D.
Anticipated Graduation: 2021
Lab Affiliation: BADCO Lab
Education: M.S., Clinical Psychology, University of Connecticut, 2017

B.S., Psychology & Neuroscience Minor, University of Pittsburgh, 2014

Research Interests:
  • 1. Identification and Development of Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • 2. Service Utilization for Disruptive Behavior Problems
  • 3. Intervention Design and Implementation

 

Recent Presentations: Johnston, O., Derella, O., & Burke, J.D. (2016, October). Validating a Parental Help-Seeking Measure for Child Disruptive Behavior within a Stage of Change Framework. Poster presented at the 50th Annual Conference of the Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies Convention, New York City, New York

 

Benno, M., Young, R., Scudder, A., Handen, B., & Johnston, O. (2015, October). Child Social Responsiveness and Parent-Child Interaction in Families of Children with Autism. Poster presented at the 2015 Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) International Convention, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

Young, R., Benno, M., Scudder, A., Handen, B., & Johnston, O. (2015, October). Parent Stress and Negative Attention in Families of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presented at the 2015 Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) International Convention, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

Derella, O., Johnston, O., & Burke, J.D. (2015, September). Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Irritability in Children: Evidence for Emotion Regulation Skills as a Treatment Mechanism. Poster presented at the 1st Congress on Pediatric Irritability and Dysregulation, Burlington, VT.

 

Johnston, O., Derella, O., Dalal, D., & Burke, J.D. (2015, September). Irritability and Defiant Behavioral Symptom Dimensions of Oppositional Defiant Disorder in Emerging Adulthood. Poster presented at the 1st Congress on Pediatric Irritability and Dysregulation, Burlington, VT.

 

Liebsack, B., Johnston, O., Hiegel, S., Scudder, A., & Herschell, A. (2014, November). The impact of financial incentives on the implementation of an evidence-based treatment. Poster presented at the 48th Annual Conference of the Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies Convention, Philadelphia, PA.