Ph.D., Hofstra University
Licensed Psychologist in New York State
and by appointment
Dr. Pandolfi earned his doctoral degree in Clinical and School Psychology from Hofstra University and has been a full-time faculty member at RIT since 2005. His research focuses on the assessment of youth with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Dr. Pandolfi and his colleagues at the University of Rochester Medical Center and Hofstra University have published peer-reviewed papers and book chapters on the reliability and validity of ASD screening measures and measures used to assess for co-occurring mental health problems in this population. A major aim of this research is to help establish evidence-based assessment protocols for the evaluation of youth with ASD. Dr. Pandolfi is also a New York State licensed psychologist who specializes in the assessment and treatment of emotional and behavioral disorders in youth with ASD.
Magyar, C.I. & Pandolfi, V. (2012). Considerations for establishing a multi-tiered problem-solving model for students with autism spectrum disorders and comorbid emotional-behavioral disorders. Psychology in the Schools, 49(10), 975-987.
Pandolfi, V. & Magyar, C.I. (2012). Child behavior checklist in autism. In F.R. Volkmar (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. New York: Springer.
Pandolfi, V., & Magyar, C.I. (2012). Assessment of co-occurring emotional and behavioral disorders in youth with ASD using the Child Behavior Checklist 6-18. In V.B. Patel, V.R. Preedy, and C. Martin (Eds.), The Comprehensive Guide to Autism. New York: Springer. doi: 10.1007/SpringerReference_331275.
Magyar, C.I., Pandolfi,V., & Dill, C.A. (2012). An initial evaluation of the Social Communication Questionnaire for the assessment of autism spectrum disorders in children with Down syndrome. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 33(2), 134-145.
Pandolfi, V., Magyar, C.I., & Dill, C.A. (2012). An initial psychometric evaluation of the CBCL 6-18 in a sample of youth with autism spectrum disorders. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 6, 96-112.