CURRICULUM VITAE

HILDA D. PERLITSH

BOSTON UNIVERSITY
Psychology Department
64 Cummington Street
(617) 353-4089
 

CURRENT POSITIONS

1980-Present  Department of Psychology, Boston University
               Associate Professor (1995)
 
1963-Present  Psychologist in Practice: Consultation to Organizations,
 
EDUCATION AND TRAINING

1962  Ph.D.            Duke University (Clinical/Social Psychology)

1961-1963  USPHS Post-Doctoral Fellow in Community Mental Health
                        Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital

1962  Social Science Summer Intern, National Training Laboratories, Bethel, ME
 
1958-1959 Internship in Clinical Psychology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
 
1956  B.A. City University of New York, Brooklyn College (Psychology,  Sociology-Anthropology)

CERTIFICATIONS

Licensed Psychologist, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, #1063

Certified by Council for the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, #13095

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

1980-95 Research Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Boston University

1975-80  Research Associate, Center for Applied Social Science, Boston University.

1970-74  Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychiatry, Tufts University Medical Center, Boston, MA.

1964-69  Assistant Professor in Psychology, Wellesley College. Wellesley, MA.

1963-64  Research Associate, Center for Community Studies, Massachusetts General Hospital,
  Harvard Medical School.
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
TRAINING AND CONSULTATION

Consultation and training have been provided over a period of thirty years in the areas of: introducing and managing change, goal setting and planning, organizational assessment, organizational design, team building, role clarification, addressing diversity issues in the workplace, conflict mediation, training in small group process and the conduct of management meetings, development and training of voluntary Boards, program development in mental health facilities, and program evaluation in mental health services. See Addenda for examples of client organizations.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

1976-82 Principal Investigator, NIMH Project "Increasing System and Managerial Competence at a
 Sub-State Level." Boston University and the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health.

1979-80  Social Psychologist, OHDS Project "Transfer of Advanced Diversion and          Deinstitutionalization Technology to OHDS Service Populations."  Boston University.

1969-74 Organization Development Specialist, Boston State Hospital

1969-73 Director of Group Programs, Newton Guidance Clinic Newton, MA.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: MEMBERSHIPS AND SERVICE

Board of Registration of Psychologists, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1984-1994
 Secretary, 1985-89, Vice Chairperson, 1989-93. Chairperson, 1993-1994
American Psychological Association, Member 1959-Present
 Divisions of: Consulting Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology, Psychology of Women,
 Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, SPSSI
American Psychological Society, Member, 1989 - Present
Massachusetts Psychological Association, 1963 - Present, Fellow; Ethics Committee, 1975- 1982
Consultant to Alcohol, Drug Abuse, Mental Health Administration (ADAMHA): Development of
 DHEW Multi-Year Research Plan, Washington, D.C., 1978-1979
Consultant-Reviewer to Clinical, Developmental, and Personality Program, Research Manpower  Branch, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Washington, D.C., 1974-1981

HONORS

Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Psi Chi
USPHS - NIMH Predoctoral Fellowships in Clinical Psychology, Duke University
B.A. Magna cum Laude, Honors in Psychology and Sociology-Anthropology
New York State Regents Scholarship, 1952-56.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

RESEARCH
Arai, M., & Perlitsh, H. D. (2001, August).  Career Development of Japanese, Korean, and American Women College Students. Presented at annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Arai, M., & Perlitsh, H. D. (2000, August).  Career Development Issues among Siberian and American Women College Students. Presented at annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington DC.
 
Arai, M., & Perlitsh, H. D. (1999, August).  Japanese Students Attitudes toward Gender Roles and Women's Career Development. Presented at annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
 
Arai, M., & Perlitsh, H. D. (1998, May) Career Development Issues among Japanese and American Women College Students Presented at annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, Washington, DC.

Symposium Chairperson: Recovered Memories of Sexual Abuse: Finding Common Ground, Massachusetts Psychological Association Conference, November, 1995.

Billings, C.A. Jr., Perlitsh, H.D. (1993, May) Different Roles, Different Perspectives: Succession Issues in the Family Business.  Presented at annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, Chicago, IL.

Perlitsh, H.D., Lovas, G.S. (1992) Baseline Assessment of the Delaware County, Pennsylvania Demonstration Project: Parent and Child Cooperative. Report submitted to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Mental Health Services Program For Youth Evaluation.

Perlitsh, H.D., Gardner, J. (1992) Baseline Assessment of the State of Kentucky Demonstration Project: Bluegrass Impact. Report submitted to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Mental Health Services Program For Youth Evaluation.

Geismer, M.R., Perlitsh, H.D. (1992) Baseline Assessment of the State of Wisconsin Demonstration Project: Project Find. Report submitted to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Mental Health Services Program For Youth Evaluation.

Perlitsh, H.D., Lovas,G.S., Saxe, L.(1992)  Baseline Assessment of the Multnomah County, Oregon Demonstration Project: the Multnomah County Children's Mental Health Partners Project. Report submitted to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Mental Health Services Program For Youth Evaluation.

Perlitsh, M.J., Perlitsh, H.D.  (1991) Reclaiming Bay State as the 'Doctor's Plan', Physicians News Digest, Vol. IV, (8).

Walsh, W..A., Perlitsh, H.D. (1991, August) Mentor Relationships in Higher Education. Presented at annual meeting of the American Psychological Association Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Perlitsh, H.D., and Kirkman, K..  (1989) Exhibit Evaluations: The Thinking Gallery of the New England Aquarium.  Part A: Pre-Post Evaluations of Tank Exhibits, Research report submitted to the New England Aquarium.

Perlitsh, H. D., and Hilelson, G. (1989) Exhibit Evaluations: The Thinking Gallery of the New England Aquarium.  Part B: Interactive Video Exhibit, Research report submitted to the New England Aquarium.

Perlitsh, H. D. (1984)."  Final Report NIMH Grant No. RO1 MH 26425.

Perlitsh, H.D.  (1981) Application of Organization Development Interventions in Mental Health,  Journal of Mental Health Administration, 8 (2), 10-13.

Perlitsh, H.D.  Workshop on Organization Development:  "Short-Term Organization Development Interventions".  Presentation at American Psychological Association Meetings, Los Angeles, August, 1981.
 

Perlitsh, Hilda D., Cobb, J.C., and Birnbaum, M.  "Organization Development in the Mental Health Service System."  Project Reports.  NIMH Grant No. R01 MH 26425.  Rockville, MD, 1980.

 1. Organization Development Interventions in Community-Based Mental Health Systems.
 2. Confronting Egalitarian Management of a Clinic:  A Case Study.
 3. The Process of Developing Integration and Coordination of Services:  A Case Study.
 4. The Process of Building a Management Team and Integrating Services: A Case Study.
 5. Role Clarification Interventions:  Route into the Seamless Web of Organizational Life.
 6. Role Clarification Technique.
 7. Generic Models for Organization Designs in Mental Health Service Programs.

Perlitsh, Hilda D. "The Mental Health Service System:  Perspectives on Diversion and Deinstitutionalization."  Chapter VI of Project Report. "Retaining Vulnerable Populations in Community Settings."  OHDS Grant no. 18 P-00239.  Washington, D.C., 1980.

Perlitsh, Hilda D.  "Application of Organization Development Interventions in Mental Health."  Presentation at Annual Meeting of Association of Mental Health Administrators.  Washingon, D.C., 1980.

Perlitsh, Hilda D., Cobb, J.C., and Birnbaum, M.  "Organization Development Interventions in Community-Based Mental Health Systems."  Paper presented at American Psychological Association Meetings, New York, September, 1979.

Klein, D.C. and Perlitsh, Hilda D.  "Consultation as One Instance of the Helping Relationship."  Paper presented at Symposium of American Psychological Association, Los Angeles, 1964.

Dickoff, Hilda and Lakin, M.  "Patient's Views of Group Psychotherapy: Retrospections and Interpretations."  Paper presented at meetings of American Psychological Association, New York, September, 1961.  Int. J. Group Psychother., 1963, 12, 61-73.

Altrocchi, J., and Perlitsh, Hilda D.  "Ego Control Patterns and Attribution of Hostility."  Psychol. Reports, 1963, 12, 811-818.

Dickoff, Hilda and Altrocchi, J.  "Ego Control Patterns and the Interpersonal Expression of Hostility."  Paper presented at meetings of American Psychological Association, Chicago, 1960.

Altrocchi, J., Parsons, O.A., and Dickoff, Hilda.  "Changes in Self-Ideal Discrepancy in Repressors and Sensitizers."  J. Abnorm. Soc. Psychol., 1960, 61, 67-72.

Dickoff, Hilda.  "Reactions to Evaluations by Another Person as a Function of Self-Evaluation and the Interaction Context."  Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Duke University, 1961.  Reported in Jones, E.E., Ingratiation.  New York:  Appleton-Century Crofts, 1964.
 
 

 

ADDENDA:  TRAINING AND CONSULTATION: PARTIAL LIST OF ORGANIZATIONS

Clients have consisted of: federal and State agencies, human service and health care not-for-profit organizations, large and small private corporations, educational institutions, and voluntary organizations.

ACTION: Federal Agency for Voluntarism
Answerall Technologies Inc., Lynn, MA

Boston College
Bucknell University
Bureau of Medical Services, Health Services Administration, Washington, DC

College Center of the Finger Lakes, NY
College of New Rochelle, NY
Communicable Disease Control Center, Atlanta, GA
Community Mental Health Centers: Greater Lynn, North Shore, Tri City, MA
Community Support Program, NIMH, Rockville, MD.
Cornell University

Department of Defense, Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, FL
Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor, Region I, Boston, MA
Digital Equipment Corporation, MA
Division of Health Services, U.S. Public Health Service, Region I, Boston, MA

Fitton Elementary School, Boston Archdiocese, Boston, MA

Glover Memorial Hospital, Needham, MA

Harvard Business School, Program in Management Development
Health Care Finance Administration, Washington, D.C.
Houston Greater Independent School District, Houston, TX

Job Corps, Poland Springs, ME

Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston, MA
Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, State Hospitals, Catchment Area Programs

National Association for Retarded Citizens (NARC)
New England Hospital Assembly
NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science: Training Laboratories in: Basic Human Interaction, Community
 Leadership, Higher Education and Training Theory and Practice.

Pennsylvania State University
Project Triangle, Malden, MA.

Unitarian Universalist Women's Federation, Boston, MA
US Graphics, Inc., Newton, MA

Veterans Administration Day Treatment and Outpatient Services, Boston, MA
 
GRANT EFFORTS

NIMH          Principal Investigator, Mental Health Services Development Branch, "Increasing System     and Managerial Competence at a Sub-State Level," 1976-1982, Boston University.

NIMH          Author with Jonathan Cole, M.D.  Hospital Improvement Program, "Application of     Management Information Systems,"  1972-1975, Boston State Hospital.

NIMH           Project Director, Hospital Staff Development Grant "Organization Development and     Process Consultation,"  1971-1974, Boston State Hospital.

Title IVA      Project Director, Office for Children, Commonwealth of  Massachusetts, "Developing     Family Counseling Resources for Treatment Resistive Families:  A School-Based     Program," 1973, Newton Guidance Clinic.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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