Cathy L. Guttentag, Ph.D.
- Associate Professor
- Psychologist, The Center for Autism and Related Conditions
- Graduate School
- Clinical Psychology from the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, 2000
- Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Texas, 2000-2001
Areas of Interest
Assessment of infants and toddlers, autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities, parent-child attachment, adoption and foster care.
Interventions to improve quality of childcare; responsive parenting; inclusion of children with disabilties in early childhood programs.
Crawford, A., Vaughn, K., Guttentag, C., Varghese, C., Oh, Y., & Zucker, T. (2021). “Doing what I can, but I got no magic wand.” A snapshot of early childhood educator experiences and efforts to ensure quality during the COVID-19 pandemic. Early Childhood Education Journal, 49:829-840. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10643-021-01215-z
Crawford, A., Varghese, C., Oh, Y., Guttentag, C., Zucker, T., Landry, S., & Cummins, R. (2021): An Initial Investigation of the CIRCLE Infant-Toddler Teacher Training for Toddler Teachers, Early Education and Development, DOI: 10.1080/10409289.2021.1961427
Knight, D. S., Landry, S. H., Zucker, T. A., Merz, E. C., Guttentag, C. L. & Taylor, H. B. (2019). Cost-effectiveness of early childhood interventions to enhance preschool: Evidence from a randomized experiment in Head Start centers enrolling historically underserved populations. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 38(4), 891-917. DOI: 10.1002/pam.22145.
Landry, S.H., Zucker, T.A., Williams, J.M., Merz, E.C., Guttentag, C.L., & Taylor, H.B. Improving school readiness of high-risk preschoolers: Combining high quality instructional strategies with responsive training for teachers and parents. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 40, 38-51. (2017).
Guttentag, C.L. Using live coaching and video feedback to teach responsive parenting skills: Experience from the PALS project (2014). Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk: Vol. 5: Iss. 1, Article 5. Available at: http://digitalcommons.library.tmc.edu/childrenatrisk/vol5/iss1/5.
Guttentag, C.L., Landry, S.H., Williams, J.M., Baggett, K.M., Noria, C.W., Borkowski, J.G., Swank, P.R., Farris, J.R., Crawford, A., Lanzi, R.G., Carta, J.J., Warren, S.F., & Ramey, S.L. (2014). My Baby & Me: Effects of an early, comprehensive parenting intervention on at-risk mothers and their children. Developmental Psychology, 50(5), 1482-1496 doi:10.1037/a0035682.
Landry, S. H., Taylor, H. Guttentag, C., & Smith, K. E. (2008). Responsive parenting: Closing the learning gap for children with early developmental problems. Review of Research in Mental Retardation, 36, 27-60.
Certification & Membership
Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists
Houston Psychological Association
Society for Research in Child Development
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