Faculty: Elina Saeki
Dr. Elina Saeki
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., California State University, Long Beach
M.Ed., University of California, Santa Barbara
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
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Victoria: UW 249
Dr. Elina Saeki joined the UHV faculty in 2012. She completed her doctorate in combined clinical, counseling, and school psychology with a school psychology emphasis at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her predoctoral internship was completed at the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, where she received advanced training in a range of psychological services for youth of all ages.
Her scholarly publications and conference presentations have focused on student engagement, motivation, social-emotional development, social and emotional learning, school-based mental health, and crisis intervention.
Dr. Saeki is serving as faculty sponsor for the School Psychology Association (SPA) and the UHV Psi Chi Chapter beginning Fall 2012.
Jimerson, S. R., Brown, J. A., Saeki, E., Watanabe, Y., Kobayashi, T., & Hatzichristou, C. (2012). Natural disasters. In S. Brock & S. Jimerson (Eds.), Best practices in crisis prevention and intervention in the schools (2nd ed.). Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.
Saeki, E., Jimerson, S. R., Earhart, J., Hart, S., Renshaw, T., Singh, R. D., & Stewart, K. (2011). Response to Intervention (RtI) in the social, emotional, and behavioral domains: Current challenges and emerging possibilities. Contemporary School Psychology, 15, 43-52.
Saeki, E., Ishikuma, T., Watanabe, Y., & Jimerson, S. R. (2011). Japanese translation: New schools for students with disabilities: Tips for families who have been relocated. Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists. Available online at http://www.nasponline.org/resources/crisis_safety/japan/Relocated_Families_Japanese.pdf
Saeki, E., & Jimerson, S. R. (2011). Quick facts and tips for disaster relief: Japan and cultural considerations. Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists. Available online at http://www.nasponline.org/resources/crisis_safety/japan-cultural-considerations.aspx
Saeki, E., Ishikuma, T., Watanabe, Y., & Jimerson, S. R. (2011). Japanese translation: Identifying severely traumatized children: Tips for parents and educators. Tokyo, Japan: Japan School Psychology Association. Available online at http://schoolpsychology.jp/files/Identifying_Severely_Traumatized_Children_Japanese.pdf
Singh, R., Jimerson, S. R., Renshaw, T., Saeki, E., Hart, S. R., Earhart, J., & Stewart, K. (2011). A summary and synthesis of contemporary empirical evidence regarding the effects of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program (D.A.R.E.). Contemporary School Psychology, 15, 93-102.
Dowdy, E., Furlong, M., Eklund, K., Saeki, E., & Ritchey, K. (2010). Screening for mental health and wellness: Current school-based practices and emerging possibilities. In B. Doll, W. Pfohl, & J. Yoon (Eds.), Handbook of youth prevention science. New York, NY: Routledge.