Joshua Masse

Assistant Professor

Psychology

Curriculum Vitae

508-999-8334

joshua.masse@umassd.edu

Liberal Arts 387B

Education

2009West Virginia UniversityPh.D.
West Virginia UniversityM.S.
2002Stonehill CollegeB.A.

Teaching

  • Counseling
  • Clinical Internship
  • Behavior Modification

Teaching

Programs

Teaching

Courses

Study of development and characteristics of behavior disorders. Topics to be considered include: cause of abnormal behavior, transient personality reaction to acute or special stress, psychoneurotic disorders, and therapeutic measures.

Advanced seminar usually offered for one semester on a special topic. Check course schedule for special topics seminars. Examples of special topic courses recently offered include: Human-Computer Interaction, Psychopharmacology.

Basic principles of learning as theoretical underpinnings of contemporary applied behavioral psychology. Behavior change techniques derived from learning theory widely used in clinical, education, recreational, and family settings will be examined, and individual group applications compared and contrasted.

Application of skills acquired through classroom work through internship placements. Students will be placed in mental health agencies and will receive extensive supervision.

Application of skills acquired through classroom work through internship placements. Students will be placed in mental health agencies and will receive extensive supervision.

Research

Research Interests

  • Externalizing Childhood Behaviors
  • Evidence-Based Treatments
  • Treatment Dissemination and Implementation
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

Select publications

Fowles, T., Masse, J., McGoron, K., Beveridge, R., Williamson, A., Smith, M., & Parrish, B. (2017).
Home-based vs. clinic-based Parent-Child Interaction Therapy: comparative effectiveness in the context of dissemination and implementation.
Journal of Child and Family Studies

Masse, J., McNeil, C.B., Wagner, S., & Borduin, L. (2016).
An Examination of the Efficacy of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy with Children on the Autism Spectrum.
Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25(8), 2508-2525.

Gurwitch, R., Messer, E., Masse, J., Olafson, E., Boat, B., & Putnam, F. (2016).
Child-Adult Relationship Enhancement (CARE): An evidence-informed program for children with a history of trauma and other behavioral challenges.
Child Abuse and Neglect, 53, 138-145.

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