Holifield, J.E. (March, 2018). Training the Brain Series: Executive Functioning In the Classroom-A Brief Review of the processes. A workshop provided to teachers, counselors, and administrators, Santa Barbara County Education Office (SBCEO).
Holifield, J.E. (March 2018). Training the Brain Series: Training the Brain Series: Working Memory and Long-Term Memory in the Classroom. A workshop provided to teachers, counselors, and administrators, Santa Barbara County Education Office (SBCEO).
Holifield, J. E. (March, 2017). Understanding Assessment: A Primer for Therapists and Interns. An invited 3-hour workshop provided to interns, therapists, and supervisors, Community Counseling Center, San Luis Obispo, CA
Holifield, J.E., & Robbins, M. (July, 2007). An Introduction to Play Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy With Children. An invited presentation made to the community therapists at the Community Counseling Center.
Holifield, J. E. (October, 2005). Understanding Psychological Testing. An invited presentation to therapists at the Women’s Shelter Program of San Luis Obispo County.
Holifield, J. E. (February, 2004): Teaching Problem-Solving Skills to Elementary Students: How to Incorporate Stop and Think Strategies in the Classroom. Presentation made to teacher faculty at Templeton Elementary School. Templeton, California.
Holifield, J. E. & Forrest, T. (March, 2003). Assessment of Memory and Learning: Issues for School Psychologist. Workshop presented at the California Association of School Psychologists Convention 2003. Los Angeles, California
Holifield, J. E., Rosen, W. D. (February, 2001). Burton’s WRAML factors in children with processing and attention deficits. Poster presented at the 29th Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society. Chicago, Illinois.
Holifield, J. E. (October, 2001). A cognitive skill’s classroom-based intervention model. Presentation at the 13th Annual Learning Disabilities Conference. Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, California
Holifield, J. E. (May, 1999). The examination of memory performance of children with attention and learning deficits on the Wide Range Assessment of Memory and Learning (WRAML). Paper presented at the Second Annual Research Seminar at Loyola University Chicago. Chicago, Illinois.
Holifield, J. E. & Hoeppner, J. (April, 1999). An evaluation in clinical administration and diagnosis using current memory measures: Issues for school psychologists. Paper presented at the 1999 National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Annual Convention and Exposition. Las Vegas, Nevada.
Holifield, J. E. (February, 1999). Neuropsychology: Basic conceptualization and assessment issues for school psychologists and educators. In-service presentation to the Paducah City Schools, Paducah, Kentucky.
Holifield, J. E. & McGuire, J. (June, 2016). Introduction to Atascadero Unified School District’s Revised Threat Inquiry Process. Presentation made to district support team and administrators, Atascadero Unified School District, Atascadero, CA.
Dowler C. & Holifield, J. E. (April, 2014). Manifestation Determination Review: Brief review of the IDEA/504 requirements, district procedures, and proposed changes. Presentation made to the District Superintendent’s Administrative Meeting, San Luis Coastal Unified School District, San Luis Obispo, CA.
Holifield, J. E. (October, 2013) Nurturing the Tree: An Approach to Understanding At-Risk Youth. Keynote Speaker at the First Annual Lyceum of the Community Counseling Center, San Luis Obispo, CA. In honor of Jill Bolster-White, CEO, Transitions Mental Health Services.
Holifield, J. E. (October, 2008). Developmental Psychopathology. An invited presentation made to the school staff and administrators who work in Therapeutic Day Program at San Luis Coastal School District.
Holifield, J.E. (June, 2001). Threat Assessment Overview: The development of a collaborative multi-agency response. Professional presentation at the annual meeting of the Graduate Advisory Board and Psychology Fieldwork Supervisors. California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California.
Holifield, J. E., Nelson III, W. M., & Hart, K. J., (August, 1995). MMPI profiles of sexually abused and non-abused outpatient Adolescents. Poster Presented at the 103rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association in New York, NY
2006-Manuscript Reviewer-Reviewed submitted papers and provided feedback to editor and authors for the peer-reviewed journal Child Neuropsychology
Participated as a research-based field evaluator in the standardization project for the second revision of the Differential Abilities Scales-Second Edition DAS-2)
Holifield, J. E. (February, 2005) Review of the book Essentials of MMPI-A Assessment. Archer, R. P. & Krishnamurthy. [Review submitted to the Communique].
Sheslow, D. & Adams, W. (2004). Holifield, J. (1999). The examination of memory performance of children with attention and learning deficits on the Wide Range Assessment of Memory and Learning (WRAML). As cited in the Wide Range Assessment of Memory and Learning, Second Edition (WRAML-2) Examiner’s Manual. PRO-ED Publishers.
Holifield, J. E., Nelson III, W. M., & Hart, K. J., (2002). MMPI profiles of sexually abused and non-abused outpatient adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Research, 17 (2), 188-195.
Holifield, J. E. (2001). Review of the book At-Risk Youth: A Comprehensive Response, Second Edition. McWhirter, J. J., McWhirter, B. T., McWhirter, A. M., McWhirter, E. H. [Review]. Communique, 29 (8), 38.
Holifield, J. E. and Neeb, J. (2001). Review of the book Gangs in Schools: Signs, Symbols, and Solutions by Goldstein, A. P. & Kodluboy, D. W. [Review]. Communique, 29 (7), 36.
Holifield, J. (1999). The examination of memory performance of children with attention and learning deficits on the Wide Range Assessment of Memory and Learning (WRAML). A non-published dissertation and requirement of the Graduate School, Loyola University Chicago.
Holifield, J. (1995). A MMPI comparison of sexually abused and non-abused clinic-referred adolescents. A non-published thesis and requirement of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Xavier University Cincinnati.
Holifield, J. & Vandenburg, T. F. (1991). Gender differences along Kiesler’s 1982 Interpersonal Circle. A non-published study and requirement of the Senior Honors Thesis Program, University of Kentucky.
CD/PSY 306: Adolescence
CD 431: Assessment of Children’s Development and Their Environments
EDUC 565 Counseling Measurement and Assessment
PSY 432: Introduction to Psychological Measurement
PSY 550: Intellectual Assessment
PSY 456: Behavior Disorders in Children
PSY 405: Abnormal Psychology
CJC/PSY/SOC 391 Youth At-Risk
PSY 340 Biological Psychology
PSY 333: Physiological Psychology
CD 350: Developmental Issues in Education
PSY 420: Social-Emotional Development in Children
PSY 421: Cognitive Development
PSY 304: Research Methods
PSY 202: General Experimental Psychology LabCD 330 Supervised Internship -Supervisor Student Applied Experiences
CD 430 Advanced Internship -Supervisor Student Applied Experiences
CD 462 Senior Project (Supervised student research)
Dr. Holifield Addresses Threat Assessment Concerns at Ventura Unified School District School Board Meeting
Dr. Holifield and Dr. Clayton discuss School Violence and School Safety following Parkland School Shootings. February 20th, 2018. Segment 6 Local Psychologists discuss recent school shooting