William J Hudenko

|Adj Asst Prof of Clinical
Academic Appointments

Research Assistant Professor

Bill Hudenko, Ph.D. is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at Dartmouth College, and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of clinical psychology at Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine.  Dr. Hudenko is a licensed psychologist who has extensive clinical experience working with children who have disruptive-behavior disorders and autism-spectrum disorders (ASD).  His prior research includes work on the vocal expression of emotion in children with autism, and the influence of affective cues on the learning of young children.  Currently, his research is focused on the use of technology to improve the delivery of mental healthcare with an emphasis on text-based psychotherapy.  Dr. Hudenko is particularly interested in how technology can transform the collaborative care process.

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  • B.A. University of Michigan
  • M.A. Vanderbilt University
  • Ph.D. Vanderbilt University

Selected Publications

  • Ben-Zeev, D., Buck, B., Meller, S., Hudenko W.J., & Hallgren. K.A. (2020) Augmenting mental health services with a texting mobile interventionist: Pilot randomized controlled trial. Psychiatric Services. https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.202000239

  • Kerr, S., Hudenko, W., Godfrey, D., Lundgren, S., O'Malley, J., & Sharp, C. (2020). Validation of the Emotional Tone Index for Families (ETIF): A multi-informant measure of emotional closeness. Family Process. https://doi.org/10.1111/famp.12608

  • Althoff, R., Frering, H., Maruti, S., Helzer, J. Hudenko, W., Bidad, R., Herrington, R., Cats-Baril, W., & Desjardins, I. (2020). Construct and predictive validity of the Systematic Expert Risk Assessment for Suicide (SERAS) in the Emergency Department setting. Manuscript under review.

  • Hudenko, W.J., & Magenheimer, M. (2012). Listeners prefer the laughs of children with autism to those of typically developing children. Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice. 16(6), 641-55.

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