Joshua Masse

Associate Professor


Curriculum Vitae


Liberal Arts 387B


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


  • Counseling
  • Clinical Internship
  • Behavior Modification





Continuation of PSY 406, plus tape experiences and supervised practicum experiences.

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.

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


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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