Elizabeth conducts cognitive testing and language assessments for evaluation of the effects of cord blood stem cell therapy for children with ASD, as well as assessments and interviews with parents. She manages the use of LENA, a computerized system operated by parents within the home, as an outcome measure of study. As a member of the research staff, she works closely with young children with ASD and their families to ensure that they have a positive experience during their engagement in the study.
Elizabeth graduated with her Bachelor’s in Social Work from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania in 2010, and her Master’s in Social Work from Salisbury University in 2011. Throughout her education, she specialized in clinical social work with a focus on children and adolescents. She has experience providing clinical services and assessments to children and adolescents and their families within the community, including outpatient therapy, intensive outpatient services, and intensive in-home services. She has worked with children and adolescents with a variety of mental and behavioral health needs. Elizabeth has also assisted with quality assurance efforts within a community mental health agency to ensure high quality of care with clinical documentation.