Dr. Girio-Herrera teaches Introduction to Psychology and Abnormal Psychology at the
undergraduate level at Towson. She has also taught child-specific courses including
Child and Adolescent Development and Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence. Dr. Girio-Herrera
also enjoys providing training and clinical supervision as she has supervised individual
and group supervision, as well as school-based clinical child practice for graduate
students, clinical interns, and post-doctoral fellows.
Dr. Girio-Herrera also has extensive training and experience in the development, implementation,
and evaluation (i.e., efficacy, effectiveness, and transportability) of interventions
for youth. She has participated in several federally-funded clinical research grants
involving randomized-control trials examining interventions within the school setting
for children and adolescents with Attention- Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD),
Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety, and interpersonal challenges such as
peer victimization. These studies have also examined the process and outcome of providing
training and consultation for school staff in the implementation of interventions
for youth with ADHD.
Dr. Girio-Herrera has experience providing evidence-based assessment, consultation,
prevention, and intervention services for youth across a wide developmental range
and among populations in clinics, schools, hospitals, and research laboratories. Her
primary area of expertise and interest involves offering evidence-based interventions
for youth with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and disruptive behavior
disorders. Dr. Girio-Herrera has extensive experience providing individual and group-based
parent training as well as training and consultation to school staff in the implementation
of interventions for these youth. She also has experience providing individual treatment
for children and adolescents with anxiety and mood disorders, including intensive
treatment for generalized anxiety, obsessive compulsive, social anxiety, specific
phobia, and panic disorders.
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Girio-Herrera, E. L., Sherman, S., Kahn, R. S., Copeland, K. (2014). Pediatricians may address barriers
inadequately when referring low-income preschool-aged children to behavioral health
services. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 25, 406-424.
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School Mental Health, 1, 16-25. PDF.