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Research

My research interests focus on supporting students’ academic, social, and emotional growth. The majority of my research focuses on methods of identifying at-risk students and strategies to address their needs in school.

Hodas, R., Edelson, S., & Dodderidge, D. (2018, March). The relationship between executive functioning and academics among high school students. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Hodas, R., & Edelson, S. (2018, February). A comparison of two executive functioning programs for high schoolers. Paper presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Convention, Chicago, LA.

 

Hodas, R., & Edelson, S. (2018, February). Supporting struggling high schoolers: A school-based executive functioning program. Poster presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Convention, Chicago, LA.

 

Hodas, R., & Plescia, J. (2016, February). The relationship between students’ social-emotional strengths & academic performance. Poster presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Convention, New Orleans, LA.

 

Rotheram-Fuller, E., & Hodas, R. (2015).  Using CBT to assist children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the school setting. In Flanagan, R., Levine, E., & Allen, K. (Eds.). Cognitive and behavioral interventions in the schools. New York, NY: Springer.

 

Hodas, R., & Rotheram-Fuller, E. (2014, November). Evaluating CBT for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presented at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Hodas, R., Rosen, P., & Rotheram-Fuller, E. (2014, August). Mental health and academic performance in middle school girls. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, DC.

 

Hodas, R.,  Farley, F., & Jarock, N. (2014, August). Implications of the DSM-5 for college students with Asperger’s Syndrome. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, DC.

 

Hodas, R., & Jarock, N. (2014, July). AHEADD curriculum: Preparing for the unexpected in college for youth with Autism. Presented at the Community on Secondary Transitions Conference, State College, PA.

 

Hodas, R. (2014, April 8). A strengths-based approach to Autism in the workplace. Retrieved from http://aheadd.blogspot.com/2014/04/a-strengths-based-approach-to-autism-in.html

 

Hodas, R., Rotheram-Fuller, E., Velez, C., & Gillham, J. (2014, February). Mental health and academic performance: A study of adolescent girls. Paper presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Convention, Washington, DC.

 

Paulus, S., Hodas, R., & Rotheram-Fuller, E. (2014, February). Adolescent girls’ body image concerns and their mental health correlates. Poster presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Convention, Washington, DC.

 

Hodas, R. (2013, December 13). Diagnosed with Asperger’s? Not anymore: Part 1 of a series on the DSM-5. Retrieved from http://aheadd.blogspot.com/2013/12/diagnosed-with-aspergers-not-anymore.html

 

Hodas, R., Gillham, J., & Rotheram-Fuller, E. (2012, August). An examination of the academic benefits of a girls’ counseling program: The Girls in Transition Program. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Orlando, FL.

 

Rotheram-Fuller, E., Seiple, D., Kim, M., & Hodas, R. (2012, February). Effectiveness of a school-based counseling program for inner-city students. Poster presented at the National Association for School Psychologists Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Hodas, R. (2010, April). The pressures of perfection: A qualitative analysis of affluent teens’ concerns. Poster presented at the Annual Philadelphia Area Psi Chi Research Day, Philadelphia, PA.