Research Unit on Pediatric Psychopharmacology

Eric Butter, Ph.D.


Behavioral Treatment Specialist/
Research Associate
311 McCampbell Hall
butter.3@osu.edu
buttere@chi.osu.edu

(614) 247-7349

Group Email: psychmed@osu.edu

Eric Butter, Ph.D.

Dr. Butter is a behavioral treatment specialist for the RUPP study of Risperdal and behavioral therapy in children with pervasive developmental disorders.

Education

Grove City College, Grove City, Pennsylvania
B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Psychology, (1994)

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
M.A., Clinical Psychology, (1997)

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
Ph.D., Child Clinical Psychology, (2003)

Columbus Children's Hospital and Ohio State University
College of Medicine,
Columbus, Ohio
APA Accredited Internship, Pediatric Psychology, (2000)

Ohio State University and Columbus Children's Hospital,
Columbus, Ohio
Fellowship, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, (2003)

Positions

  • 1991-1999 (Summers) Director, Camp Sun'n Fun, The Arc Gloucester, Woodbury, NJ

  • 1994-1995 Research Assistant, Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

  • 1996-1999 Instructor, Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

  • 1996-2000 Director, Northwest Ohio Autism Project, Bowling Green, OH

  • 1997-1999 Psychology Assistant, Children's Resource Center, Bowling Green, OH

  • 1998-1999 Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH

  • 1996-1999 Instructor, Department of Special Education, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

  • 1999-Present Clinical Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

  • 2000-2003 Coordinator of Psychological Services, Hienzerling Memorial Foundation, Columbus, OH

  • 2002-Present Consultant, Connecticut Center for Child Development, Milford, CT

  • 2002-Present Consultant, Institute for Educational Planning, Milford, CT

  • 2004-Present Staff Psychologist, Children's Hospital Autism Center, Columbus, OH

Selected Publications

Sukholdosky, D. & Butter, E.M. (in press). Social skills training for children with intellectual disabilities. In J. Jacobson & J.A. Mulick, (Eds.), Handbook of Mental Retardation.

Salvy, S.J., Mulick, J.M., Butter, E.M., Kahng, R., & Linscheid, T. (2004). Contingent Electric Shock (SIBIS) and a Conditioned Punisher Eliminate Severe Head Banging in a Preschool Child. Behavioral Interventions.

Mulick, J. & Butter, E.M. (2004). Positive Behavior Support: A Paternalistic Utopian Delusion. In J. Jacobson, J. A. Mulick & R.M. Foxx (Eds.), Fads, Controversies, and Politically Correct Treatment in Developmental Disabilities. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Metz, B., Mulick, J., &. Butter, E.M. (2004). Autism: A Late Twentieth Century Fad Magnet. In J. Jacobson, J. A. Mulick & R.M. Foxx (Eds.), Fads, Controversies, and Politically Correct Treatment in Developmental Disabilities. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Butter, E.M., Wynn, J., & Mulick, J.M. (2003). Behavioral Intervention for Autism. Pediatric Annals, 32, 677-684.

Butter, E.M. & Pargament, K.I. (2003). Development of a model for clinical assessment of religious coping: Initial validation of the Process Evaluation Model. Mental Health, Religion, and Culture.

Mulick, J.A. & Butter, E.M. (2002). Educational advocacy for young children with autism. Behavioral Interventions, 17, 57-74.

Butter, E.M. (2001). Applied Behavior Analysis and the computer. Behavioral Interventions, 16, 287-291.

Butter, E.M. (2001). Getting out the news: A review of the How to Manage Behavior Series. Behavioral Interventions, 16, 239-247.

Butter, E.M. (1999). AIDS. In Baker's Encyclopedia of Psychology and Counseling: Second Edition. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House.

Butter, E.M. (1999). Bisexuality. In Baker's Encyclopedia of Psychology and Counseling: Second Edition. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House.

Butter, E.M. (1999). Identity Disorder. In Baker's Encyclopedia of Psychology and Counseling: Second Edition. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House.

Zinnbauer, B.J., Pargament, K.I., Cole, B., Rye, M.S., Butter, E., Belavich, T.G., Hipp, K.M., Scott, A.B., and Kadar, J. (December, 1998). Unfuzzying the fuzzy: The differences between religiousness and spirituality. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 36(4), 549-564.

Butter, E.M., Preuss, L., and Tarakeshwar, N. (1998). Teacher Training for Autism: An initial manual for a brief supervised practica experience for undergraduate special education students. Unpublished manuscript.

Butter, E.M. (1998). Making Dreams Happen: The Camp Sun'n Fun Staff Manual. Paulsboro, NJ: The Arc Gloucester Professional Press.

Butter, E.M. and Lindsey, H. (1998). The ACA Accreditation Manual for Camp Sun'n Fun, Vol. I and Vol. II. Paulsboro, NJ: The Arc Gloucester Professional Press.

Pargament, K.I., Zinnbauer, B.J., Scott, A.B., Butter, E., Zerowin, J., and Stanik, P. (Winter, 1998). Red Flags: Recognizing religious warning signs in times of crisis. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 54(1), 1-13.

Hill, P.C. & Butter E.M. (1995). The role of religion in promoting physical health. Journal of Psychology and Christianity, 14(2), 141-155.