Elaine Fletcher-Janzen



Elaine Fletcher-Janzen

Department Faculty

  • Professor

  • Campus:
  • Chicago, IL
School Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
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325 N Wells Street
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Elaine Fletcher-Janzen, Ed.D., NCSP, ABPdN, obtained her doctorate in School Psychology from the College of William and Mary in 1993, and has been a school psychologist in the public schools, neuropsychiatric inpatient, and university settings for the past 34 years. Dr. Fletcher-Janzen received her Diplomate in Pediatric Neuropsychology in 2010.

Dr. Fletcher-Janzen has co-edited and authored sixteen books and reference works including the Encyclopedia of Special Education (Wiley) and the Diagnostic Desk Reference of Childhood Disorders (Wiley). She has also published the Neuropsychology of Women (Springer), the third edition of the Handbook of Clinical Child Neuropsychology (Springer), and Neuropsychological Perspectives on the Diagnosis of Learning Disabilities in the Era of RTI with John Wiley & Sons.

Dr. Fletcher-Janzen's research interests address cross-cultural aspects of cognitive abilities, affective neuroscience and homeostatic function of emotions, neuropsychological aspects of chronic illness, and the systematic management of pediatric chronic illness in school and clinical settings.

Dr. Fletcher-Janzen is a member of the National Association of School Psychologists, the International Neuropsychological Society, the American Psychological Association, Division 40, and the International School Psychology Association.

Education History
Degree Institution
B.S. Speech & Psychology Rio Grande College, Ohio
M.Ed. Texas State University, Texas
Ed.D. College of William and Mary, Virginia
Diplomate ABPdN American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology
Professional Memberships
Role Organization
Member National Association of School Psychologists
Member International Neuropsychological Society
Member American Psychological Association, Division 40
Fellow American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology
School Psychology, Illinois, Indiana, Texas
Licensed Professional Counselor, Texas
Board Certified in Pediatric Neuropsychology, American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology
Community Involvement
NASP Neuropsychology Interest Group Coordinator
Clinical Director of the CHSD 218 Neuropsychology Clinic
Author of the Foreword to the Technical Manual of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, Fifth Edition.
Past President American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology (2012-2014)
Reviewer and contributor; revision of Wechsler Intellgence Scale for Children, 5th Edition
Reviewer and contributor; revision of The Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children-II, Pearson, Assessment
Founding Editor of Journal of Pediatric Neuropsychology
Editorial Board for Journal of Applied School Psychology
Reviewer for Journal of Applied Neuropsychology
Reviewer for Journal of Learning Disabilities
Reveiwer for APA Journal of Psychological Assessment
Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise
Child & Adolescent Development Cognitive Development
Learning/Learning Disabilities
Diversity Cultural Issues
Diversity Issues
Gender Issues, Class
Multicultural Training
Eating Disorders/Obesity Anorexia
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Marriage & Family Family Therapy
Neuropsychology/Neuroscience Applied Neuroscience
Clinical Neuroscience
Psychology Subdisciplines - Neuropsychology
School Psychology Academic Interventions
Cognitive Assessment
Cultural Diversity
International School Psychology
School Neuropsychology
Therapeutic/Theoretical Orientation Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Developmental Psychology
Family Systems Theory
Group Counseling
Jungian Theory
Multicultural psychology
Violence Bullying
School Violence
Title Location Date
Lead Workshop Neuropsychology Strand NASP Annual Conference Chicago, IL 2/13/2018
Neuropsychology Pediatric Grand Rounds Chicago, Il 2/13/2018
Basic Neuropsychology for School Psychologists Chicago, Il 2/15/2018
Advanced Neuropsychology for School Psychologists Chicago, Il 2/16/2018
Neurodevelopmental Approach to Trauma Sensitive Schools Springfield, Il 1/19/2018

Fletcher-Janzen, E. (2014). Foreword. Technical Manual of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, Fifth Edition: San Antonio, TX: Pearson.

Vannest, K., Reynolds, C. & Fletcher-Janzen, E. (2014). The Encyclopedia of Special Education, (4th ed). New York: Wiley.

Fletcher-Janzen, E. (Ed). The Neuropsychology of Women (2009). New York: Springer.

Fletcher-Janzen, E. & Reynolds, C.R.R. (2008). Neuroscientific and Clinical Perspectives on the RTI Initiative in Learning Disabilities Diagnosis and Intervention. New York: Wiley.

Reynolds, C.R., & Fletcher-Janzen, E. (Eds.) (2008). Handbook of clinical child neuropsychology. (3rd. ed) New York: Plenum.

Reynolds, C.R., & Fletcher-Janzen, E., (Eds.) (2007). The encyclopedia of special education (3rd edition). New York: Wiley.

Kaufman, A., Lichtenberger, E. Fletcher-Janzen, E. & Kaufman, N. (2004). The essentials of the Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children-II. New York: Wiley.

Fletcher-Janzen, E. & Reynolds, C.R.R. (2003). Diagnostic desk reference of childhood disorders: Clinical and special education applications. New York: Wiley.

Professional Skills
ADHD, anger, anxiety, bullying, chronic illness, cultural issues, depression, developmental disabilities, disability issues, diversity issues, eating disorders, emotional health, family therapy, health psychology, learning disabilities, mood disorders, pediatric neuropsychology, personality disorders, psychotherapy, stress, pediatric traumatic brain injury