Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

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Melanie Pellecchia

Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Consulting Psychologist, Penn Medicine Autism Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
3535 Market Street, 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-1950
Education:
B.S (Psychology)
St. Joseph's University, 2000.
M.S.Ed (Applied Behavior Analysis)
Temple University, 2006.
Ph.D. (School Psychology)
Temple University, 2013.
Post-Graduate Training
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, 2013-2015.
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Selected Publications

Mandell, D.S., Pellecchia, M., Lawson, G., Williams, N., Beidas, R.S.: A randomized trial of deimplementation in response to new technology: The TeachTown study. Oral presentation at the 11th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health. December 2018.

Chair: Pellecchia, M.; Discussant: Suhrheinrich, J. : Implementing Evidence-based Practices for Autism in Public Schools: Barriers and Recommendations. Symposium presented at the annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International. May 2018.

Nahmias, A.S, Pellecchia, M., Mandell, D.S.: Effectiveness of Community-based Early Intervention for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Meta-Analysis International Society for Autism Research Meeting May 2018.

Straiton, D., Pellecchia, M., Nuske, H.J., McGhee Hassrick, E., Gulsrud, A., Vejnoska, S.F., Bullen, B., Haine-Schlagel, R., Kasari, C., Mandell, D.S., Smith, T., Stahmer, A.C.: Strategies to Engage Underrepresented Parents in Child Intervention Services: A Review of Effectiveness and Use. International Society for Autism Research Meeting May 2018.

Melanie Pellecchia, Jessica Fishman, and David Mandell: Paved with good intentions: The challenges of changing teacher behavior in under-resourced schools Association for Behavior Analysis International May 2018.

Pellecchia, M., Mandell, D.S., Nuske, H.J., Azad, G., Wolk, C.B., Maddox, B.B., Reisinger, E.M., Skriner, L.C., Adams, D.R., Stewart, R., Hadley, T., Beidas, R.S.: Community Academic Partnerships in Implementation Research. Journal of Community Psychology 2018.

Ouellette, R. R., Pellecchia, M., Beidas, R. S., Wideman, R., Xie, M., & Mandell, D. S: Boon or burden: The effect of implementing evidence-based practices on teachers’ emotional exhaustion. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research. 2018.

Locke, J., Kang-Yi, C., Pellecchia, M., Mandell, D.S: It’s Messy but Real: A Pilot Study of the Implementation a Social Engagement Intervention for Children with Autism in Schools Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs 2018.

Pellecchia, M., Nuske, H.J., Straiton, D., McGhee Hassrick, E., Gulsrus, A., Iadarola, S., Vejnoska, F., Bullen, B., Haine-Schlagel, R., Kasari, C., Mandell, D.S., Smith, T., Stahmer, A.C.: Strategies to Engage Underrepresented Parents in Child Intervention Services: A Review of Effectiveness and Co-Occurring Use. Journal of Child and Family Studies 2018.

Pellecchia, Melanie; Seidman, M., Spaulding, C., Xie, M., & Mandell, D.S.: Treatment Fidelity and Outcomes for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. American Psychological Association Annual Convention August 2017.

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