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Jantina Clifford

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Office Location: 
303 Clinical Services Building
(541) 346-2599
B.A., French, University of Oregon, 1985
M.A., French Literature, University of Oregon, 1988
M.S., Early Intervention, University of Oregon, 1999
Ph.D., Early Intervention, University of Oregon, 2006

Jantina Clifford, Ph.D. is a Research Associate, Lecturer, and Program Coordinator for the Early Intervention Program at the University of Oregon. Dr. Clifford's research interests include the development and evaluation of assessment measures that will assist practitioners and researchers in their efforts to improve the lives of young children around the world. Prior to the pursuit of her education in the field of Early Intervention, Dr. Clifford served as an early childhood educator for eight years.



Dionne, C., McKinnon, S., Squires, J., & Clifford, J. (2014).  Developmental screening in a Canadian First Nation (Mohawk):  psychometric properties and adaptations of Ages & Stages  Questionnaires (2nd edition).  BMC Pediatrics, 14-23.

Squires, J., Waddell, M., Clifford, J., Funk, M., Hoselton, R.,& Chen, C. (2013). Psychometric study of the infant and toddler intervals of the social emotional assessment measure. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education. 33(2), 78-90.

Clifford, J., Squires, J., Yockelson, S., Twombly, E., & Bricker, D. (2011). Developmental screening in early childhood: Potential roadmaps for those considering the journey. In M. McLean & P. Snyder. Young Exceptional Children Monograph Series no. 13, Gathering information to make informed decisions: Contemporary perspectives about assessment in early intervention and early childhood special education. Missoula, MT: Division of Early Childhood.

Squires, J., Bricker, D., & Clifford, J. (2010). Developmental screening measures: stretching the use of the ASQ for other assessment purposes.  Infants and Young Children, (23), 1, 14-22

Bricker, D., Pretti-Frontczak, K., Yovanoff, P., Clifford, J., Waddell, M., Allen, D., & Hoselton, R. (2008). Eligibility determination using a curriculum-based assessment measure:  A replication study. Journal of Early Intervention, 31, 3-21.

Clifford, J., Macy, M., Albi, L., Bricker, D. & Rahn N. (2004). A model of clinical supervision for pre-service professionals in early intervention and early childhood special education. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 25(3), 167-176.