Curriculum Vitae


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CALEB W. LACK, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
College of Education
University of Central Oklahoma
100 N University Drive
Edmond, OK 73034-5209
Department Telephone: (405) 974-5707
Department Fax: (405) 974-3863

Academic Training - Licensure status - Professional Memberships - Faculty Appointments - Online Teaching Resources - Research Interests - Publications - Published Conference Proceedings - Posters - Symposia, Lectures, & Papers - Clinical Workshops - Editorial Activities - Clinical Interests - Clinical Experience - Service - Honors & Awards - Grants - Master's Theses - Consulation

Academic Training
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, July 2006
Oklahoma State University, Clinical Psychology program (APA accredited)

Master of Science in Psychology, December 2003
Oklahoma State University, Clinical Psychology program (APA accredited)

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, May 2001
Oklahoma State University, Honors College degree, Cum Laude

Licensure Status
Psychologist, State of Arkansas (#07-37P), December 2007 to present
Psychologist, State of Oklahoma (#1143), January 2012 to present

Professional Memberships
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
    Science & Pseudoscience Review Special Interest Group
Southwestern Psychological Association
Oklahoma Psychological Society
Center for Inquiry – On Campus
Skeptics Society

UCO Skeptics (founding advisor)

Faculty Appointments
University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK
Assistant Professor of Psychology (August 2009 to present)
General Psychology (PSY 1103)
Abnormal Psychology (PSY 4753)
Principles of Clinical Psychology (PSY 4773)
Science vs. Pseudoscience (PSY 4910)
Seminar on Anxiety Disorders (PSY 4910/5960)
Personality & Psychopathology Assessment (PSY 5253)
Psychological Science (PSY 5343)
Competency-Based Counseling (PSY 5493)
Advanced Counseling (PSY 5683)

Practicum Coordinator, Counseling Psychology (August 2010 to present)
Practicum I & II (PSY 5902/3)

Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR
Assistant Professor of Psychology (August 2006 to May 2009)
General Psychology (PSY 2003)
Abnormal Psychology (PSY 3003)
Science vs. Pseudoscience (PSY 3143)
Psychological Tests & Measurements (PSY 5033)
Personality Assessment (PSY 6033)
Psychopathology (PSY 6043)
Psychotherapy Theories & Techniques (PSY 6083)
Cognitive Assessment (PSY 6083)
Behavior Theory & Therapy (PSY 6083)
Ethics and Professional Issues (PSY 6893)

Online Teaching Resources
Lack, C.W. (producer) (2012). Case studies in abnormal psychology. Available at http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL81C8C21394E2A94D&feature=plcp

Lack, C.W.
(producer) (2011). Pseudoscience in Oklahoma. Available at http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL901B64AEDCC82A82&feature=plcp

Lack, C.W.
(Ed.) (2011). Abnormal Psychology: An e-text. Available at http://abnormalpsych.wikispaces.com


Lack, C.W. (Ed.) (2010). Science, Pseudoscience, and Critical Thinking. Available at http://pseudoscience.wikispaces.com

Lack, C.W. (2010). Standard lecture PowerPoint slides for S.O. Lilienfeld et al.'s Psychology: From Inquiry to Understanding. Available from Pearson Higher Education, http://www.pearsonhighered.com

Abramson, C. I., Barnett, R., & Lack, C. W. (2005). African-American pioneers in early psychology. Available at http://psychology.okstate.edu/museum/afroam/

Abramson, C. I., Onuki, Y., Sato, T., & Lack, C. W. (2004). A brief guide to the history of Japanese psychology. Available at http://psychology.okstate.edu/museum/japanese/
Named as a “Noteworthy Internet Resource” by the Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences (volume 40, issue 4).

Abramson, C. I., & Lack. C. W. (2003). Charles Henry Turner: Contributions of a forgotten African-American to scientific research. Available at http://psychology.okstate.edu/museum/turner/turnermain.html
Selected as one of "The Web's Best Sites" in 2009 by the Encyclopedia Britannica

Abramson, C. I., Page, M., Benbasset, D., & Lack, C. W. (2002). Women in psychology. Available at http://psychology.okstate.edu/museum/women/cover2.html

Research Interests
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Tourette’s Syndrome, and Tic Disorders
Children’s reactions to natural disasters
Use of technology in psychological treatment and assessment
Innovative methods for teaching psychology

Publications (student co-authors are underlined)

Lack, C.W. (in press). Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Evidence-based treatments and future directions for research. World Journal of Psychiatry.

Lack, C.W., & Storch, E.A. (in press). Treating pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder. In L. Grossman & S. Walfish (Eds.), Translating Research into Practice: A Desk Reference for Practicing Mental Health Professionals. New York, NY: Springer.

Lack, C.W., Lehmkuhl Yardley, H., & Dalaya, A. (in press). Treatment of multiple co-morbid anxiety disorders. In E. Storch & D. McKay (Eds.), Handbook of Treating Variants and Complications in Anxiety Disorders. New York, NY: Springer.

Lack, C.W., & Thomason, S.P. (in press). Projective personality assessment of anxiety: A critical appraisal. In D. McKay & E. Storch (Eds.), Handbook of Assessing Variants and Complications in Anxiety Disorders. New York, NY: Springer.

Storch, E. A., Jones, A. M., Lack, C. W., Ale, C. M., Sulkowski, M. L., Lewin, A. B., De Nadai, A. S. & Murphy, T. K.  (2012). Rage attacks in pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Phenomenology and clinical correlates.  Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 51(6), 582-592. (download) 

Lack, C.W., Lorenzi, N.M., Dewan, N.A., & Riley, R.T. (2011). Evaluating the impact of Behavioral Healthcare Informatics. In N.A. Dewan, N.M. Lorenzi, R.T. Riley, & S.R. Bhattacharya (Eds.), Information Technology Essentials for Behavioral Health Clinicians (pp. 181-194). New York, NY: Springer-Verlag. (buy online) (download)

Lack, C.W., Doan, R., & Young, P. (2011). Working with children in schools after traumatic events. In J.E. Warnick, K. Warnick, & A. Laffoon, (Eds.). Educational policy and practice: The good, the bad and the pseudoscience. Volume II: Applied practices (pp. 1-19). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers. (buy online) (download)

Morgan, J.R., Lack, C.W., & Storch, E.A. (2010). The utilization of technology in the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder. In L. Berhardt (Ed.), Advances in Medicine and Biology (Volume 6) (pp. 161-176). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. (buy online) (download)

Lack, C.W., Sullivan, M.A., Scott, S.M., & Beck-Xaysuda, L. (2010). To attribute or not to attribute, that is the post-traumatic question. In P. Anninos, M. Rossi, T.D. Pham, C. Falugi, A. Bussing, & M. Koukkou (Eds.), Recent Advances in Clinical Medicine (pp. 174-179). Instanbul, Turkey: WSEAS Press. (download)

Kincheloe, M.T., Weed, D., & Lack, C.W. (2010). Facebook and psychology: Use and misuse of social networks. In P. Anninos, M. Rossi, T.D. Pham, C. Falugi, A. Bussing, & M. Koukkou (Eds.), Recent Advances in Clinical Medicine (pp. 80-83). Instanbul, Turkey: WSEAS Press. (download)

Weed, D., Kincheloe, M.T., & Lack, C.W. (2010). Psychotherapy trainees and social networking use. In P. Anninos, M. Rossi, T.D. Pham, C. Falugi, A. Bussing, & M. Koukkou (Eds.), Recent Advances in Clinical Medicine (pp. 225-227). Instanbul, Turkey: WSEAS Press. (download)

Lack, C.W., Beck, L., & Hoover, D. (2009). Use of social networking by undergraduate psychology majors. First Monday, 14 (12). Available online at http://firstmonday.org/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/2540/2407

Lack, C.W., Storch, E.A., Keely, M., Geffken, G.R., Ricketts, E., Murphy, T.K., & Goodman, W.K. (2009). Quality of life in children and adolescents with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 44, 935-942. (download)

Lack, C.W. & Pelling, N. (2009). Who are Australian counsellors and how do they attend to their professional development? In N. Pelling, J. Barletta, & P. Armstrong (Eds.), The Practice of Clinical Supervision. Bowen Hills, Queensland: Australian Academic Press. (buy online) (download)

Storch, E.A., Milsom, V., Lack, C.W., Geffken, G.R., Jacobs, M.L., Goodman, W.K., & Murphy, T.K. (2009).  Sleep-related problems in youth with Tourette’s Syndrome and chronic tic disorder. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 14 (2), 97-103. (download)

Lack, C.W., & Green, A. (2009). Mood disorders in children and adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 24, 13-25. (download)

Lack, C. W., Sullivan, M. A., & Knight, L. A. (2008). Assessing posttraumatic stress in children: A review and further examination of the psychometrics of Frederick’s Reaction Index. Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma, 1, 225-232. (download)

Scheider, A.F., Storch, E.A., Geffken, G.R., Lack, C.W., & Shytle, R.D. (2008). Psychometric properties of the Hoarding Assessment Scale in college populations. Illness, Crisis, and Loss, 16, 227-236. (download)

Storch, E.A., Murphy, T.K., Lack, C.W., Geffken, G.R., Jacobs, M.L., & Goodman, W.K. (2008).  Sleep-related problems in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 22, 877-885. (download)

Lack, C.W. (2008). Tornadoes, Children, and Posttraumatic Stress. VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller e.K.: Germany. (buy online)

Challis, C., Pelling, N., & Lack, C.W. (2008). The biopsychosocial aspects of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A primer for practitioners. Counselling Australia, 6, 3-15. (download)

Lack, C. W., & Storch, E. A. (2008). The use of computers in the assessment and treatment of obsessive–compulsive disorder. Computers in Human Behavior, 24, 917-929. (download)

Lack, C. W., & Sullivan, M. A. (2008). Attributions, coping, and exposure as predictors of long-term posttraumatic distress in tornado exposed children. Journal of Loss & Trauma, 13, 72-84. (download)

Storch, E.A., Lack, C.W., Geffken, G.R., Grabill, K., Merlo, L.J., Jacobs, M.L., Murphy, T.K., & Goodman, W.K. (2007). Associations between miscellaneous symptoms and symptom subtypes: An examination of pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Behavior Research and Therapy, 45, 2593-2603. (download)

Storch, E.A., Lack, C.W., Simons, L.E., Murphy, T.K., & Geffken, G.R. (2007). A measure of functional impairment in youth with Tourette’s Syndrome. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 32, 950-959. (download)

Storch, E.A., Lack, C.W., Merlo, L.J., Geffken, G.R., Jacobs, M.L., Murphy, T.K., & Goodman, W.K. (2007). Clinical features of children and adolescents with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and hoarding symptoms. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 48, 313-318. (download)

Storch, E. A., Merlo, L. J., Lack, C., Milsom, V., Geffken, G. R., Goodman, W. K., & Murphy, T. K. (2007). Quality of life in youth with Tourette's Syndrome and chronic tic disorder. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 36, 217-227. (download)

Lack, C.W., Storch, E.A., & Murphy, T.K. (2006). More than just monsters under the bed: Assessing and treating pediatric OCD. Psychiatric Times, 23 (3), 54-57. (download)

Published Conference Proceedings & Abstracts
Lack, C.W., Highfill, M.J., McCoy, C., & Weed, D. (2012). Physiological reactivity to humor in the socially anxious. Česká A Slovenská Psychiatrie, 108 (supplement 1), 249.

Lack, C.W., Lewin, A.B., Ale, C., Jones, A., Murphy, T.K., & Storch, E.A. (2012). Rage attacks in youth with obsessive-compulsive disorder: Phenomenology and clinical correlates. Česká A Slovenská Psychiatrie, 108 (supplement 1), 99.

Espinoza-Varas, B., Jang, H., Lack, C., & Luna, B. (2011). Executive abilities for spoken-word commands: Inhibiting conflicting responses in voice-tone classification by adolescents and adults. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 130, 2715.

Lack, C.W., Storch, E.A., Geffken, G.R., Ricketts, E.D., & Murphy, T.K. (2011, September). Quality of life in youth with obsessive-compulsive disorder. 15th World Congress of Psychiatry Abstract Book, 71.

Espinoza-Varas, B., Jang, H., Lack, C.W., & Luna, B. (2011).  Inhibitory control for conflicting spoken-word information in adolescents and adults a low risk for alcohol use disorder (AUD). Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 35, 921.


Lack, C.W. (2010). To attribute, or not to attribute, that is the post-traumatic question. In P. Anninos, M. Rossi, T.D. Pham, C. Falugi, A. Bussing, & M. Koukkou (Eds.), Recent Advances in Clinical Medicine, 59. Istanbul, Turkey: WSEAS Press.

Lack, C.W. (2009). Training in evidence-based psychology at the Master’s level.  Proceedings of the XXXII Interamerican Congress of Psychology, 32, 333. (download)

Lack, C.W. (2009). Disseminating evidence-based psychology in the community. Proceedings of the Interamerican Congress of Psychology, 32, 334. (download)

International, National & Regional Poster Presentations (student co-authors are underlined)

Lack, C.W., Highfill, M.J., McCoy, C., & Weed, D. (2012, October). Physiological reactivity to humor in the socially anxious. Poster presented at the World Psychiatric Association International Congress, Prague, Czech Republic.


Highfill, M.
, Lack, C.W, McCoy, C., & Weed, D. (2012, May). Physiological reactivity to different types of humor in socially anxious individuals. Poster  presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Weed, D., Lack, C.W., Highfill, M., & McCoy, C. (2012, April). A physiological investigation of the theory of narrative empathy. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Oklahoma City, OK.

Highfill, M., Lack, C.W, McCoy, C., & Weed, D. (2012, April). Physiological reactivity to different types of humor in anxious individuals. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Oklahoma City, OK.

Becker, B, House, A., & Lack, C.W. (2012, April). Prevalence of pseudoscientific advertising in the media. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Oklahoma City, OK.

Thomason, S.P., & Lack, C.W. (2010, November). Presence of and impairment from obsessions and compulsions in athletes. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapies, San Francisco, CA. (download)


Weed, D.B., Winston, L.R., & Lack, C.W. (2010, November). Social aggression, gender, and sex in young adults. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapies, San Francisco, CA. (download)

White, J.S., Scott, S., & Lack, C.W. (2010, April). The relationship between fundamentalism, religiosity, and intelligence. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Dallas, TX. (download)

Weed, D., Kincheloe, M., & Lack, C.W. (2010, April). Facebook and graduate students: The use and misuse of social networking. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Dallas, TX. (download)

Kincheloe, M., Weed, D., & Lack, C.W. (2010, April). Undergraduate psychology majors and social networks: The use and misuse of Facebook. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Dallas, TX. (download)

Lack, C.W., & Shepherd, H.J (2009, November). Gender differences in self-reported social aggression among young adults. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapies, New York City, New York. (download)

Scott, S., Beck, L., Lack, C.W. (2009). Posttraumatic distress and attributions in college students exposed to a natural disaster. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapies, New York City. (download)

Shepherd, H.J., & Lack, C.W. (2009, February). Relationship of personality traits to social aggression in college females. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, Louisiana. (download)

Lack, C.W., Beck, L., & Hoover, D. (2009, February). Use of social networking by undergraduate psychology majors. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, Louisiana. (download)

Green, A., Warnick, J., & Lack, C.W. (2009, February). The negative side of physical attractiveness. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Lack, C.W., Storch, E.A., Simons, L.E., Murphy, T.K., & Geffken, G.R. (2007, November). Prediction of functional impairment and quality of life in youth with Tourette’s Syndrome. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA. (download)

Leffingwell, T. R., Horton, R., Mignogna, J., Jackson, M. J., Leedy, M. & Lack, C.W. (2006, April). High-risk drinking prevention among college students: Year Three. Poster presented at the Annual Oklahoma Health Research Conference, Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology, Oklahoma City, OK.

Lack, C. W., & Sullivan, M. A. (2005, November). Posttraumatic distress and attributions in children exposed to a natural disaster. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior & Cognitive Therapy, Washington, DC. (download)

Lack, C. W., & Sullivan, M. A. (2005, November). Normative posttraumatic distress of non-disaster exposed children in a disaster prone area. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior & Cognitive Therapy, Washington, DC. (download)

Leffingwell, T. R., Lack, C. W., Leedy, M. J., Horton, R. A., Mignogna, J., & Jackson, M. (2005, March). High-risk drinking prevention among college students: Year two. Poster session presented at the annual Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology Health Research Conference, Oklahoma City, OK.

Lack, C. W., & Sullivan, M. A. (2004, November). Long-term Prediction of Posttraumatic Distress in Tornado Exposed Children. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans. (download)

Lack, C. W., Sullivan, M. A., & Knight, L. A. (2004, November). Frederick’s Reaction Index: A further examination of psychometric properties. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA. (download)

Leffingwell, T. R., Lack, C. W., & Boczar, M. J. (2004). The College Drinker’s Checkup: Development of a Multimedia Intervention for College Student Binge Drinking. Poster session at the Annual Oklahoma Health Research Conference, Oklahoma City, OK.

Lack, C. W. (2004). If You Build It Properly, They Will Come: Increasing Student Use of Course Websites. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Petersburg Beach, FL. (download)

Lack, C. W., & Sullivan, M. A. (2003). Effects of Seasonal Natural Disasters on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston. (download)

Lack, C. W., & Sullivan, M. A. (2003). Coping and Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms in Children Exposed to a Natural Disaster. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston. (download)

Lack, C. W., Morales, B. L, Haala, K. A., Michaluk, L. M., & Abramson, C. I. (2003). Interactive Materials for the Teaching of History and Systems of Psychology. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Teachers of Psychology, Seguin, TX. (download)

Lack, C. W. (2001). Factors Related to a Change in Religious Behavior among Young Adults. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Oklahoma Psychological Society, Edmond, OK. (download)

Symposia, Lectures, & Papers (student co-authors are underlined)
Lack, C.W. (2012, November). Goodbye final papers…hello collaborative content creation! Talk presented at IgniteOKC 4.0, Oklahoma City, OK.
 
Storch, E.A., & Lack, C.W. (2012, November). Como ayduar a nuestros hijos a manejar sus ansiedades y preocupaciones (Helping our children manage their anxiety and worry). Invited keynote to the community, San Salvador, El Salvador.
 
Lack, C.W., & Storch, E.A. (2012, November). Ansiedad infantil (Anxiety in children). Invited address at the Escuela de Psicologicá (School of Psychology), Universidad Dr. José Mataís Delgado, San Salvador, El Salvador.
 
Lack, C. W. & Storch, E.A. (November, 2012). Common behavioral and emotional problems in youth. Paper presented to the Entrepreneurs’ Organization. San Salvador, El Salvador.
 
Lack, C. W. & Storch, E.A. (November, 2012). An update on childhood behavioral problems and evidence-based approaches to address them. Paper presented to the Entrepreneurs’ Organization. San Salvador, El Salvador.
 
Lack, C. W. & Storch, E.A. (November, 2012). Common behavioral and emotional problems in youth. Paper presented to the San Salvador board of education. San Salvador, El Salvador.
 
Lack, C.W., Lewin, A.B., Ale, C., Jones, A., Murphy, T.K., & Storch, E.A. (2012, October). Rage attacks in youth with obsessive-compulsive disorder: Phenomenology and clinical correlates. Symposium presentation at the World Psychiatric Association International Congress, Prague, Czech Republic.

 

Lack, C.W. (2012, September). Media creation in the classroom: From papers to documentaries and beyond. Paper presented at the 6th annual Oklahoma Network for the Teaching of Psychology conference, Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Lack, C.W. (2012, April). Using Wikis to Enhance Student Learning and Faculty Output. Paper  presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Lack, C.W. (2012, March). Media creation in the classroom: From papers to documentaries and beyond. Paper presented at the annual Heartland eLearning Conference, Edmond, Oklahoma.

Ale, C. M., Jones, A. M., Lack, C., Sulkowski, M., Lewin, A. B., Murphy, T. K., &  Storch, E. A. (April, 2012). Rage episodes in youth with OCD: Family influences and treatment implications. In T. Ollendick & M. Cowart (Co-chairs), Anxiety Comorbidity in Children and Adolescents: Implications for Evidence-Based Treatments. Symposium presented to the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Arlington, VA.

Espinoza-Varas, B., Jang, H., Lack, C., & Luna, B. (2011, November). Executive abilities for spoken-word commands: Inhibiting conflicting responses in voice-tone classification by adolescents and adults. Paper presented at the 162nd meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, San Diego, California.

Lack, C.W., Storch, E.A., Geffken, G.R., Ricketts, E.D., & Murphy, T.K. (2011, September). Quality of life in youth with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Symposium presentation at the 15th World Congress of Psychiatry, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Espinoza-Varas, B., Jang, H., Lack, C.W., & Luna, B. (2011, June). Inhibitory control for conflicting spoken-word information in adolescents and young adults at low risk for alcohol use disorder. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcohol, Atlanta, Georgia.

Lack, C.W. (2011, March). Using wikis to enhance student learning and faculty output. Paper presentation at the annual Heartland eLearning Conference, Edmond, Oklahoma. (download)

Storch, E.A., Caporino, N.E., Murphy, T.K., Lack, C.W., Geffken, G.R., Jacobs, M.L., & Goodman, W.K. (2010, November).  Sleep-related problems in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Francisco, California.

Lack, C.W. (2010, February). To attribute or not to attribute, that is the post-traumatic question. Invited plenary lecture given at the WSEAS' International Conference on Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Cambridge, United Kingdom. (download)

Weed, D., Kincheloe, M., & Lack, C.W. (2010, February). Psychotherapy trainees and social networking use. Paper presentation given at the WSEAS' International Conference on Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Cambridge, United Kingdom. (download)

Kincheloe, M., Weed, D., & Lack, C.W. (2010, February). Facebook and psychology: Use and misuse of social networks. Paper presentation given at the WSEAS' International Conference on Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Cambridge, United Kingdom. (download)

Storch, E.A., Lack, C.W., Geffken, G.R., Merlo, L.M., & Murphy, T. (2009, November). Clinical features of children and adolescents with OCD and hoarding symptoms. Symposium presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, New York.

Lack, C.W. (chair). (2009, June). The dissemination of evidence-based psychology in novel settings. Symposium organized for the annual meeting of the Intra-American Congress of Psychology, Guatemala City, Guatemala. (download complete symposium)

Lack, C.W. (2009, June). Training in evidence-based psychology at the Master’s level.  Symposium presentation at the annual meeting of the Intra-American Congress of Psychology, Guatemala City, Guatemala. (download)

Lack, C.W. (2009, June). Promotion of EBP to the psychological community. Symposium presentation at the annual meeting of the Intra-American Congress of Psychology, Guatemala City, Guatemala. (download)

Lack, C.W. (2009, April). Publishing as a mental health professional. Invited presentation presented as part of the annual Arkansas Mental Health Counselors Association Spring Conference, Little Rock, AR. (download)

Lack, C.W. (2009, February). Evidence-based practice in psychology: What it is and how it benefits your patients. Invited symposium presentation at the annual Arkansas Society of Medical Assistants conference, Russellville, AR. (download)

Lack, C.W. (2007, October).  Evidence-based practice in psychology: Bringing science into your practice. Invited symposium presented as part of the annual Arkansas Psychology Consortium Fall Workshop, Little Rock, AR. (download)

Lack, C.W. (2006, November). The impact of violent videogames on aggressive behavior: A review of the scientific evidence. Invited symposium presented as part of the 8th annual Oklahoma First Amendment Congress, Stillwater, OK. (download)

Leffingwell, T. R., Leedy, M. J., & Lack, C. W. (2005, November). A multimedia computer-based intervention for college student drinking: Short-term outcomes of a randomized trial. Symposium presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior & Cognitive Therapy, Washington, DC. (download)

Lack, C. W. (2004, September). How to make your poster stand out - in a good way. Invited workshop presented as part of the Psychology Graduate Student Association Workshop Series, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK. (download) (download handout)

Lack, C. W. (2003, April). Holy Archetypal Symbols, Batman! A Superheroic Introduction to Carl Jung. Invited lecture presented as part of the Psychology Undergraduate Research Colloquia at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK. (download)

Lack, C. W. (2001, April). Factors related to a change in religious behavior among young adults. Lecture presented at the annual Honors Research Colloquium, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.

Clinical Workshops

(2012, November). Terapia cognitivo-conductual para los trastornos de ansiedad (Cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders). Workshop presented to psychologists and other mental health clinicians in San Salvador, El Salvador.


(2012, May). Ethical risk management and decision making. Workshop presented to Cherokee Nation Behavioral Health.

(2012, May). Evidence-based psychological supervision. Workshop presented to Cherokee Nation Behavioral Health.

(2011, December). Cognitive-behavioral therapy for social anxiety disorder. Workshop presented as part of the annual North American Association of Masters in Psychology conference, Edmond, Oklahoma.

(2011, December). Evidence-based online resources for practicing clinicians. Workshop presented as part of the annual North American Association of Masters in Psychology conference, Edmond, Oklahoma.

(2010, December). Treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder in youth. Workshop presented as part of the annual North American Association of Masters in Psychology conference, Edmond, Oklahoma. (download)


(2009, December). Treating anxiety in children and adults by using exposure with response prevention. Workshop presented as part of the annual North American Association of Masters in Psychology conference, Edmond, Oklahoma. (download)

(2009, April). Cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders. Workshop presented as part of the annual Arkansas Mental Health Counselors Association Spring Conference, Little Rock, AR. (download)

(2008, September & October). Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: An introduction to theory and technique. Workshop presented as part of the annual Arkansas Mental Health Counselors Association Fall Conference, Little Rock, AR and Rogers, AR. (download)

Sponsored Undergraduate Presentations
Beck, L. & Hoover, D. (2009). Use of social networking by undergraduate psychology majors. Paper presented at the first annual Behavioral Sciences Symposium, Russellville, AR. (download)

Scott, S. & Beck, L. (2009). Posttraumatic stress and attributions in college students exposed to a tornado. Paper presented at the annual Arkansas Symposium for Psychology Students, Siloam Springs, AR. (download)

Editorial Activites
Associate Editor, World Journal of Psychiatry (2011-present)
Consulting Editor, Journal of Scientific Psychology (2011-present)

Ad hoc journal reviewer
Computers in Human Behavior (2007 - present)
Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology (2008 - present)
Journal of Anxiety Disorders (2009-present)
Pharmacy and Therapeutics (2009 - present)
The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences (2011)
Comprehensive Psychiatry (2011)
Archives of Women’s Mental Health (2011)
Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry (2008 - 2010)
Developmental Psychology (2010)
BioPsychoSocial Medicine (2010)
Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma (2010)
Journal of Pediatric Psychology (2009)
Anxiety, Stress, and Coping (2009)
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health (2008)
Yonsei Medical Journal (2008)
Depression and Anxiety (2007-2008)
Pediatric Health (2007)

Books
Pre-publication textbook reviewer, Worth Publishers (2011)
Pre-publication textbook reviewer, Allyn & Bacon Publishers (2007-2008)
Pre-publication textbook reviewer, National Social Science Press (2007)
Pre-publication textbook reviewer, Houghton Mifflin Publishing (2006-2008)

Grants
Referee for Student Research, Creative, Scholarly Activities Grants, University of Central Oklahoma (2011)
Referee for Medical Research Council, London, United Kingdom (2008)

Conferences
Undergraduate paper presentation judge, Oklahoma Psychological Society (2010)
Abstract reviewer, Southwestern Psychological Association (2010)
Abstract reviewer, Southeastern Psychological Association (2009)

Clinical Interests
Evidence-based psychological practice
Assessment of psychological, developmental, and learning difficulties
Cognitive-behavioral treatment of anxiety disorders,  Tourette's Syndrome and chronic tics, and trichotillomania

Clinical Experience
Clinical supervisor, University of Central Oklahoma (August 2009 to present)
I currently supervise internal practicum students performing intakes, individual, and group therapy in an on-campus psychological clinic. I also help to coordinate external practicum placements and supervision for advanced students.

Private practice, Edmond, OK (August 2009 to present)
I see a small number of private, for pay clients, doing home-based treatment for OCD, Tourette's, and trichotillomania.

Director, River Valley Psychological Services, Russellville, AR (January 2008 to June 2009)
I was the clinical director and co-owner of RVPS, an independent clinic and training facility for graduate students in the Master’s program at Arkansas Tech. In addition to administrative duties and private practice focusing on treatment of severe anxiety disorders and tics and assessment of mental disorders, I also supervised graduate students who saw therapy clients and perform psychological evaluations.

PASSR Consultant, Bock Associates, Little Rock, AR (January 2008 to June 2009)
I conducted pre-placement evaluations of persons with a history of developmental and/or psychiatric disorders, including a social history, intelligence testing, and adaptive behavior assessments, to assist in placing people in long-term nursing or rehabilitation facilities.

Disability Examiner, Social Security Disability, Little Rock, AR (December 2008 to June 2009)
I performed evaluations of mental status, level of adaptive functioning, and intelligence to assist in determining if someone qualifies as “disabled” according to established governmental criteria.

Child/Pediatric Psychology Intern, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida (July 2005 to June 2006)
Supervisors: Drs. Gary Geffken, Eric Storch, James Johnson, David Janicke, Kimberly Shaw, Eileen Fennell, Robert Guenther, Michael Perri.
This full-time APA accredited internship operates through the University of Florida’s Department of Clinical and Health Psychology and the Department of Psychiatry. In addition to seeing individual clients for problems including OCD, Tourette's Syndrome, GAD, behavioral difficulties, and PTSD, I worked on a number of different rotations. This included a diabetes clinic (focusing on behavioral management of diabetic symptoms), a lipid clinic (focusing on behavioral management and treatment for childhood obesity), child psychology assessment (focusing on developmental and attentional difficulties), pediatric assessment (focusing on transplant and post-operative assessments), inpatient pediatric consultation, pediatric neuropsychology assessment, and pre-transplant evaluations (focusing on bone marrow, stem cell, lung, heart, and liver transplants, as well as pre-surgical evaluations for gastric bypass candidates) In addition, I did peer supervision, both for graduate students in the Clinical Psychology doctoral program and the School Psychology doctoral program.

Psychological Associate, Psychological Services Center, Oklahoma State University (August 2001 to May 2005)
Supervisors: Drs. John M. Chaney, Douglas J. Scambler, Thad R. Leffingwell, & Cynthia M. Hartung
I conducted psychotherapy on a clients ages 8 to 53, with problems ranging from anxiety, depression, and chronic pain to ADHD and other behavior problems. I was also a co-therapist for two groups designed to improve children’s social skills, one with 4-year-olds and one with 8- to 10-year olds. In addition, I performed psychological assessments on children and young adults for a variety of reasons, including intelligence testing, ADHD and LD evaluations, and diagnostic testing for disorders such as Asperger’s Disorder and schizophrenia. Finally, during my third and fourth years, I provided peer supervision to beginning graduate students, primarily for assessments.

Neuropsychology Practicum Student, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, OU Health Sciences Center (August 2003 to May 2004)
Supervisor: Dr. Jim Scott
I performed neuropsychological testing on patients ranging from 5 to 89 years old. Assessments were conducted for numerous reasons, including dementia, organ transplant evaluation, Parkinson’s disease, leukemia, and pre- and post-operative assessment of functioning. My duties included assessment, report-writing, and training of new hires.

Psychological Associate, Marriage & Family Clinic, OSU (August 2001 to August 2003, August 2004 to May 2005)
Supervisor: Dr. John M. Chaney
I conducted couples therapy with dating, engaged, and married couples. In the MFC, I worked under a live-supervision model, in which my peers and supervisor observed sessions, with feedback incorporated immediately into session. In addition, I provided peer supervision to other graduate students using the same model.

Service Activities
At University of Central Oklahoma
  • Helped raise almost $12,000 for the Tin Marín Children’s Museum with a two-day speaking tour of San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Continuing education review board member, Professional Counselor Licensing Division, State of Oklahoma (2012-present)
  • Practicum coordinator, Counseling Psychology, Department of Psychology (2010-present)
  • College representative, Research Advisory Council, University of Central Oklahoma (2010-2011)
  • Invited presentation on "Common behavior problems in children and adolescents" to SAFY Foster Care Conference (April, 2012)
  • Invited presentation on "Common behavior problems in children and adolescents" to the Weatherford Public Schools in-service day (April, 2012)
  • Guest Scientist, Born To Do Science!, Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater, OK (January, 2011) - BTDS website
  • Co-chair, Student Advisement Committee, Department of Psychology (2009-2011)
  • Member, Technology Committee, College of Education and Professional Studies (2009-2011)
  • Internal assessor, student paper/poster competitions, College of Education & Professional Studies Eighth Annual Student Symposium (April, 2010)
  • Member, Clinical/counseling Faculty Search committee, Department of Psychology (2010)
  • Member, General Psychology textbook selection committee, Department of Psychology (2010)
  • Organizer, Darwin Day Pecha Kucha competition, College of Education and Professional Studies (November 2009)
  • Departmental representative, Premiere Day, College of Education and Professional Studies (October 2009)

At Arkansas Tech University
  • Member, Budget Committee, Department of Behavioral Sciences (2008-2009)
  • Member, Clinical Faculty Search Committee, Department of Behavioral Sciences (2008-2009)
  • Invited presentation on “Reactions of children to natural disasters” for Atkins Elementary School teachers, Atkins, AR (February, 2008) (download)
  • Organized undergraduate symposium on “How to get into graduate school” for the Department of Behavioral Sciences (February, 2008)
  • Chair, Clinical Faculty Search Committee, Department of Behavioral Sciences (2007-2008)
  • Member, Budget Committee, Department of Behavioral Sciences (2007-2008)
  • Invited presentation on “Tic Disorders in Youth” for Russellville High School teachers, Russellville, AR (September, 2007) (download)
  • Faculty co-sponsor, Behavioral Sciences Club (2007-2008)
  • Procured over $6,000 worth of psychological and educational tests for no cost from Pearson Assessments for use in departmental graduate courses (May, 2007)
  • Member, Behavioral Sciences Research Scholarship Committee (2007)
  • Organized undergraduate symposium on “How to get into graduate school” for the Department of Behavioral Sciences (April, 2007)
  • Chair, Clinical Faculty Search Committee, Department of Behavioral Sciences (2006-2007)
  • Member, Anthropology Faculty Search Committee, Department of Behavioral Sciences (2006-2007)
  • Invited presentation on “Common behavior problems in children and adolescents” for the Johnson County Foster Parents Group, Clarksville, AR (March, 2007)
  • Faculty Representative, Football Recruitment Weekend, Arkansas Tech University (2007)
  • Member, Publicity Committee, National Conference on Child Health Psychology (2006)

Honors & Awards
  • Honorary diploma from the Escuela de Psicologicá, Universidad Dr. José Mataís Delgado, San Salvador, El Salvador (awarded November 2012)
  • Member, Speakers Bureau, Center for Inquiry (beginning October 2012)
  • Emergent Faculty Award for Professional Contributions, UCO College of Education & Professional Studies (2011-2012)
  • Who's Who in America (2011)
  • Phi Mu Teacher of the Month, Arkansas Tech University (November 2007)
  • Graduate Research Excellence Award, Master’s level (2004)
  • Phoenix Award Finalist for Outstanding Master’s candidate (2003)
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant in the College of Arts & Sciences (2002)
  • Outstanding Senior Award in Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences (2001)
  • Top Ten Senior nominee, Oklahoma State University (2001)
  • Golden Key National Honors Society inductee (1999)
  • Psi Chi International Honors society inductee (1999)

Grants Awarded
  • International Travel funding, University of Central Oklahoma (2012; $3700)
  • International Travel funding, University of Central Oklahoma (2011; $2950)
  • Out-of-State Travel funding, University of Central Oklahoma (2010; $1803)
  • New Faculty Start-up grant, University of Central Oklahoma (2010; $239)
  • International Travel funding, University of Central Oklahoma (2010; $2009)
  • Out-of-State Travel funding, University of Central Oklahoma (2009; $1588)
  • Professional Development Grant, Arkansas Tech University (2009; $2300)
  • Undergraduate Research Award, Arkansas Tech University (2008-2009; $1900)
  • Faculty Travel Award, Arkansas Tech University (2008-2009; $600)
  • Professional Development Grant, Arkansas Tech University (2008-2009; $1258)
  • Faculty Travel Award, Arkansas Tech University (2007; $600)
  • Professional Development Grant, Arkansas Tech University (2007; $635)
  • Faculty Travel Award, Arkansas Tech University (2006; $560)
  • Robberson Summer Research Fellowship, Oklahoma State University (2004; $2000)
  • Robberson Graduate Student Travel Award, Oklahoma State University (2003-2004; $440)

Sponsored Student Grants
Weed, D.B. (2011-2012). Measuring arousal as a function of narrative voice. Graduate Student Research, Creative, and Scholarly Activities Grant, University of Central Oklahoma. Total funding of $2060.

Highfill, M.J. (2011-2012). Presence of anxiety and physiological reactivity to uncomfortable humor. Undergraduate Student Research, Creative, and Scholarly Activities Grant, University of Central Oklahoma. Total funding of $2060.

Weed, D.B. (2010-2011). Gender differences in physical and social aggression in young adults. Graduate Student Research, Creative, and Scholarly Activities Grant, University of Central Oklahoma. Total funding of $2060.

Thomason, S. P. (2010-2011). Involvement in athletic activities and presence of obsessive-compulsive symptoms. Undergraduate Student Research, Creative, and Scholarly Activities Grant, University of Central Oklahoma. Total funding of $2060.

Master's Theses Supervised

At University of Central Oklahoma
Huffman, W. Dynamic Concept Mapping: A Systematic Approach to Improving Classroom Performance (Spring 2012) – member

House, A. Fatigue and Situational Attributions (Spring 2012) – member

At Arkansas Tech University
Rhodes, G. The Changing Face of Addiction in West Central Arkansas (Spring 2009) – chair
Liddell, C.D. Examining Mood Change Associated with Exposure to Homosexual Displays of Affection (Spring 2009) - member
White, J.S. The Relationship Between Protestant Fundamentalism, Religiosity, and Intelligence (Fall 2008) - chair
Shepherd, H.J. Relationship of Five-Factor Model Personality Traits to Social Aggression in College Females (Fall 2008) - chair

Consultation
I have provided consultation for a number of organizations and schools, for a variety of purposes. Some that I have provided services for are listed below.

Screaming Flea Productions, LLC
KOKH FOX 25
KFOR NBC News Channel 4
KSWO ABC 7

Viva le Manána

Cherokee National Behavioral Health

North American Association of Master’s Practitioners
Worth Publishing
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Cengage Learning
John Wiley & Sons Publishers
W.W. Norton, Inc.
MediMedia USA
Pearson Education
Russellvile Public Schools (Arkansas)
Mountain View-Gotebo Public Schools (Oklahoma)
Weatherford Public Schools (Oklahoma)
Specialized Alternatives for Families & Youth


UCO Professional Enhancement
Heartland eLearning Conference (2011)
Crowdsourcing, Collaboration, and Collaboration
Unplugging from the Commercial Software Grid: Why Free is Better Even if You Have a Budget!
Open Source and Free Tools for Online Learning
Creative and Analytical Thinking: How to stimulate it in the online environment
Faculty Enhancement Day (August 2010)
Balance Successful Teaching and Productive Research: How to Get Your Book Published!
Put Students in the Director’s Chair: Using Multimedia Projects to Facilitate Transformative Learning
SMART Board Training (September 2009)
Everything you need to know about the IRB process! (August 2009)
New Faculty Orientation (August 2009)


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