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Rebecca Elias, PhD joins the Division of Psychiatry as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics (Clinician Educator) at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.
2019 Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA,
2016 Graduate Certificate, Educational Research, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
2015 M.S., Clinical Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
2019 Predoctoral Internship, Clinical Psychology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
2021 Fellowship, Clinical Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
2021 Research Reliable Assessor for the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R)
2020 Research Reliable Assessor for the ADOS-2
2019 Certified Interviewer of the Structured Interview for Psychosis-Risk Syndromes Scale of Prodromal Syndromes
2019 Certified Provider of Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®)
2014 Virginia Tech LGBT+ Safe Zone Certified
2013-Present; Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
2013-Present; International Society for Autism Research (INSAR)
2013-Present; Society for the Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP)
2017-Present; American Psychological Association (APA)
Elias, R., Connor, C.M., White, S.W. Brief Report: Creation of a Transition Readiness Scale for Adolescents with ASD. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. In Press, 2022. PMID: 35138556.
Elias, R. & Lord, C. Diagnostic stability in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Insights from a longitudinal follow-up study. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. In Press, 2021. PMID: 34890046.
Elias, R. & White, S.W., Measuring social motivation in autism spectrum disorder: Development of the social motivation interview. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities. 50(3):798-811, 2019. PMID: 31758366
Elias, R., Muskett, A., & White, S.W., Postsecondary transition needs of students with ASD: Qualitative insights from campus educators. Autism. 23(1):260-264, 2019.PMID: 29034690, PMCID: PMC5878982
Elias, R., Murphy, H.G., Turner, K.A., & White, S.W., Feasibility and preliminary efficacy of an adapted transdiagnostic treatment for children with executive function deficits. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy. 33(4):343-356, 2019, PMID: 32746396
Elias, R. & White, S.W., Autism goes to college: Understanding the needs of a student population on the rise. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 48(3)732-746, 2018. PMID: 28255760, PMCID: PMC5581732
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Child and Adolescent Psychopathology