College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Psychological Science

Judith Christensen

Psychology Department Lecturer

Judith Christensen

Judith Christensen

  • B.S. Northeastern University, 1972
  • M.Ed. Boston College, 1973
  • M.A. University of Vermont, 1994
  • Ph.D. University of Vermont, 1998
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Email: judith.christensen@uvm.edu
Phone: (802) 985-2034
Room: 234

Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 1:30 - 2:30 and by appointment


Clinical and Educational Director, Woodside Juvenile Rehabilitation Center, Vermont Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, Colchester, Vermont. Management/administrative responsibilities include oversight of all treatment services; staff training; program development and evaluation; student internship program; and regular, special, remedial, and vocational educational services. Clinical responsibilities include clinical supervision of all staff; group, individual, and family counseling; sexual aggression counseling; and psychological, behavioral, and educational evaluation. Master's thesis on Program Evaluation Design was directly applied to establishing the effectiveness of the programs (detention and treatment) at Woodside.

Professional Presentations

  • Paper presentation: November 15, 1999, 61st Annual National Council on Family Relations Conference; "Border, Boundaries, and Beacons: Diverse Families in Dynamic Societies," Irvine, California. Evaluation of Vermont's court-mandated education program for separating parents.
  • Workshop presentation: September 24, 1999, Vermont Psychological Association Annual Conference: "Caring for Kids," Colchester, VT. Meeting the mental health needs of delinquent children and adolescents.
  • Poster presentation: June 6, 1985, Vermont Conference on the Primary Prevention of Psychopathology, Burlington, VT. Implementation and evaluation of a home day care child abuse prevention program. Elizabeth D. Gibbs, Lynne A. Bond, Phil Zunder & Judith Candido, University of Vermont and Vermont Department of Social & Rehabilitation Services.
  • Workshop presentation: September 18, 1984, The Fifth International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The creation and evaluation of part-time neighborhood daycare and parent support program for high-risk families. E.D. Gibbs, J. Burchard, J. Goldhaber, T. Martin & J. Candido, University of Vermont and Vermont Department of Social & Rehabilitation Services.


Clinical Training Program Director

General/Experimental Program Director

Undergraduate Director

Business Manager

Behavioral Pharmacology
Joint Appointment
Behavior Therapy and Psychotherapy Faculty
Clinical Psychology Internship Program (CPIP)
Post-Doctoral Fellows
Emeriti Faculty
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