Erika Liljedahl

Erika

Liljedahl

Erika Liljedahl

Department Chair

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Department
Forensic Psychology
Institution
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Address Map of 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza Chicago IL 60654
Office 4044A
222 Merchandise Mart Plaza
Chicago, IL 60654
Office Phone
312-379-1670
Email
Biography

Dr. Erika L. Liljedahl trained in the field of disability and neuropsychology. Dr. Liljedahl worked in various settings including outpatient and inpatient hospitals and clinics, rehabilitation centers, nursing homes, in substance and day treatment facilities as well as in a consultation role. She has been teaching at the graduate level since 2000 and has has presented nationally and internationally on topics related to evaluations and neuropsychological conditions. Dr. Liljedahl maintains an active interest in her own professional development and is inspired by her travels to continuously integrate diversity into the classroom curriculum.

Education History
Degree Institution
Dual B.A. Psychology and German University of New York at Buffalo
M.S. Counseling Education Canisius College
Psy.D. Clinical Psychology Forest Institute of Professional Psychology
MLS Master of Legal Studies The Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law
Professional Memberships
Role Organization
Member American Psychological Association (APA)
Licenses
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Illinois
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Missouri
Community Involvement
Organization
Volunteer, current: Equine Assisted Therapy
Volunteer, past: Developed Service Learning Course at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology with Diveheart as a partner site. Diveheart uses educational scuba diving and snorkeling to assist with physical therapies as well as emotional and cognitive development. Participated in fund raising for The American Cancer Society and Multiple Sclerosis Society; and other pro bono volunteering.
Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise
Clinical Psychology / Mental Health Assessment/Psychological Testing
Diversity Cultural Issues
Ethical & Legal Issues Code of Conduct for Psychologists
Psychology Subdisciplines - Forensic Psychology
Subdisciplines - Neuropsychology
Presentations
Title Location Date
Liljedahl, E.L. (2017). Shared project that was presented in New Mexico at SPSSI, Community Education of the Autism Spectrum at The Chicago School. Online webinar 11/17
Liljedahl, E.L., Moore-Torres, K., Catagnus, R. (2017). Community Education of the Autism Spectrum. Will be presented at The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Albuquerque, NM 6/17
Liljedahl, E.L. (2017). Autism and the Criminal Justice System – A Primer. Steps to Ensure Safety and Advocacy. Online webinar 4/17
Liljedahl, E.L. (2016). How to Get the Most Out of Your Travels. Presentation during International Week at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Online webinar 11/16
Liljedahl, E.L. (2016). A Model for Happiness: A Holistic Approach for Early Interventions. Presented at the XI Autism-Europe International Congress. Edinburgh, Scotland 9/16
Anderson, K., Cassens, A., Caro, D., Goines, G., Meadows, J. and Liljedahl, E.L. (2016). Alumni Career Panel Series, a panel discussion at TCSPP. Online webinar 5/16
Conway, E. and Liljedahl, E.L. (2016). Alumni Career Panel Series, a panel discussion at TCSPP. Online webinar 5/16
Liljedahl, E.L. (2015). Packing Your Luggage. Presentation during International Week at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Online webinar 11/15
Galligan, M.J., Brigantty, C.A., Kelly, J.C., Singer, T.M., Hoy-Watkins, M., Liljedahl, E.L., and Coker, K.L. (2015). Hierarchy of needs and its relation to gang membership. Poster presented at the 123rd Annual American Psychological Association (APA) Convention. Toronto, Canada 8/15
Liljedahl, E.L., Cassens, A, and Davison, M. (2015). A Panel Discussion on Trauma, a colloquim at TCSPP. Online webinar 4/15
Liljedahl, E.L., Cassens, A, and Davison, M. (2015). Hot Topics in Forensic Psychology, a colloquim at TCSPP. Online webinar 2/15
Liljedahl, E.L. and Park, Young Min (2014). Cross-cultural Communication in the Classroom and Abroad. Presentation during International Week at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Online webinar 11/14
Liljedahl, E.L. (2014). Integrating Greek History into the Teaching of Ethics at the Graduate Level." Lectured at the 19th Annual Association of Psychology & Psychiatry for Adults & Children (A.P.P.A.C.). Athens, Greece 5/14
Rishel, D., Liljedahl, E.L., and Phelps, L. (2015). The Impact of Multi-Campus Program Review and Curriculum Alignment on Student Satisfaction and Retention. Presented at ARC, a WSCUC annual conference. San Francisco, CA 4/15
etc.
Professional Skills
neuropsychology, assessment, disability, ethics in professional psychology