Rene Jamison, PhD

Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities
3901 Rainbow Blvd
MS 4003
Kansas City, KS 66160
 
Phone: 913-588-5590
Email: rjamison@kumc.edu
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Last Updated: June 19, 2017

Rene Jamison
 

Leadership Administrative Staff: LEND Research Education Coordinator, CCHD Research Director
Primary Activity Coordinators: Research
Specialty Resource Contacts: Social Skills for adolescent females;
Parent Child Interaction Therapy
 
Discipline(s): Psychology
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
Council on Research and Evaluation
 
Research: Social Skills, autism, adolescent females, parent child interaction therapy, parent training, behavior management, telemedicine
Education: B.S. in Psychology and Sociology from Kansas State University, MA in Clinical/Counseling Psychology from Southern Methodist University, Ph.D. in School psychology from University of Kansas.

Vita/Bio

 Dr. Jamison has over 10 years of experience working with children and families. She has expertise is in the area of diagnostic evaluations (autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities) psychoeducational assessments, parent training for behavior management, including Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, parent and school consultation, and social skills intervention. She also has experience working in schools as a school psychologist. Dr. Jamison provides clinical services through developmental behavioral support clinics, social skills intervention through her "Girls Night Out" program, supervises trainees, and spends time conducting research. Dr. Jamison's research experience has been related to student assistance teams, autism, and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy. She is beginning research in the area of social competence in young girls and was recently awarded a small grant from the Kansas Center on Autism Research and Training (KCART) for a pilot study evaluating a social skills intervention program she implements within her "Girls Night Out" program. Dr. Jamison earned her B.S. degree in psychology and sociology from Kansas State University, her M.A. degree in clinical/counseling psychology from Southern Methodist University, and her Ed.S. and Ph.D. degrees in school psychology from the University of Kansas. She completed her post-doctoral training at the University of Kansas Medical Center.