2012 - Post-doctoral Fellow, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Focus: Evidence Based Practices in Autism
2011 - PhD, Special Education (Behavior Disorders & Autism), University of Missouri Foci: Applied Behavior Analysis, Social/Emotional Development and Intervention, Parent Education, Autism
2006 - Post-Master’s Certificate in Behavior Analysis, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (Board exam passed December 2006)
2005 - M.A. Human Development and Family Studies, University of Missouri
2002 - B.A., cum laude: Human Development and Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Advanced Behavior Intervention Strategies
Interventions for Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
Foundations of Special Education
Development and evaluation of social and behavioral interventions for youth with ASD or EBD
Identification of variables associated with effective parent education
Schultz, T. R., Stichter, J. P., Herzog, M. J., McGhee, S. D. & Lierheimer, K. (2012). Social Competence Intervention for Parents (SCI-P): Comparing outcomes for a parent education program targeting adolescents with ASD. Autism Research and Treatment.
Randolph, J. K., Stichter, J. P., Schmidt, C.T, O’Connor, K.V., & Schultz, T. R. (2011). Fidelity and effectiveness of PRT implemented by caregivers without college degrees. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 26, 230-238.
Herman, K. C., Borden, L. A., Brooks, C. M., Schultz, T. R., Strawsine, M., Hsu, C., Reinke, W. M. (2011). Enhancing family engagement in interventions for mental health problems in youth. Residential Treatment for Children and Youth, 28(2), 102-119.
Schultz, T. R., Schmidt, C. & Stichter, J. P. (2011). A review of parent education programs for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 26(2), 96-104.
Borden, L. A., Schultz, T. R., Herman, K. C. & Brooks, C. M. (2010). The Incredible Years parent training program: Promoting resilience through evidence-based prevention groups. Group Dynamics, 14(3), 230-241.
Stichter, J. P., Herzog, M. J., Visovsky, K., Schmidt, C., Randolph, J, Schultz, T. R. & Gage, N. (2010). Social Competence Intervention for youth with Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism: An initial investigation.Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40(9), 1067-1079.