Dr. Jeffrey Stern received his Ph.D. from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and has been a licensed psychologist in Hawaii for over 15 years. He is a past president of the Hawaii Psychological Association and has been an HPA board member for more than 10 years. He currently serves on the APA Strategic Advisory Panel for the Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards program. Besides maintaining a clinical practice and teaching full time, Dr. Stern is the clinical director of the local MCHLEND (Maternal Child Health – Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities) Federal training grant. He has served as an expert witness in due process hearings, frequently gives testimony at the state legislature (e.g., prescriptive authority, insurance coverage for ABA services for children with Autism), and chaired the committee that drafted the continuing education statute for psychologists in the state. He has written over 1,000 psychological evaluation reports and regularly presents to community groups on topics ranging from workplace wellness to pivotal response training. His research interests and current activities are focused on children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and their families. He is also a consulting psychologist assessing and promoting workplace wellness. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (since 1995) and Hawaii Pacific University (2013-2015).
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Clinical Studies Program, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2003.
M.A., Clinical Psychology, Clinical Studies Program, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1994.
B.A., Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1988.