Elana Bernstein

Clinical Faculty, School Psychology
Full-Time Faculty
School of Education and Health Sciences: Counselor Education and Human Services

  • Location: College Park Center, Room 629E
  • Phone: 937-229-3624
  • Email: Contact

Courses Taught

  • EDC 510 Consultation in the Schools
  • EDC 511 Consultation Practicum
  • EDC 548 Counseling Children and Adolescents
  • EDC 610 Social & Behavioral Assessment for Intervention
  • EDC 611 Social & Behavioral Assessment for Intervention Practicum
  • EDC 710 Internship in School Psychology
  • EDC 800 Thesis


  • Ph.D., School Psychology, University of Wisconsin
  • M.S., School Psychology, University of Wisconsin
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Michigan

Professional Activities

  • National Association of School Psychologists
  • Ohio School Psychology Association
  • Southwest Ohio School Psychology Association
  • Trainers in School Psychology

Research Interests

  • Transportability of evidence-based anxiety interventions to school settings
  • Teacher training to identify anxiety in students for the purpose of early intervention
  • Evidence-based interventions and mental health programming in schools
  • Prevention and early identification of anxiety problems in school-aged youth

Selected Publications

  • Bernstein, E., & T. Kratochwill. Transportability of evidence-based anxiety interventions to a school setting: Evaluation of a modularized approach to intervention. (Manuscript in preparation).
  • McGivern, J.E., C.E. Ray, E.R. Auster. (2008). Bestpractices in establishing effective relationships to facilitate positiveintervention outcomes. In A. Thomas & J. Grimes (Eds.), Best practices in school psychology, 5thed. Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.
  • Morris, R.J., T.R. Kratochwill, G. Schoenfield, & E.R.Auster. (2007). Childhood fears, phobias, and related anxieties.  In  R.J. Morris & T.R. Kratochwill (Eds.), The practice of child therapy,  4th Ed. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence ErlbaumAssociates.
  • Auster, E.R., K.A. Feeney-Kettler, & T.R. Kratochwill.(2006). Conjoint behavioral consultation: Application to the school-basedtreatment of anxiety disorders. Educationand Treatment of Children, 29:243-256.
  • Feeney-Kettler, K.A., E.R. Auster, & T.R. Kratochwill.(2005). School-based assessment and treatment of anxiety: A commentary. The Child and Adolescent Anxiety SpecialInterest Group Newsletter, 4:26-27.