Denise E. Maricle, Ph.D., LP-MN, NCSP, ABSNP

Professor

Office: CFO 812
Phone: 940-898-2260
Fax: 940-898-2301
Email: dmaricle@twu.edu 

Education

  • Ph.D., 1994, School Psychology – University of Northern Colorado
  • M.A., 1983, Counseling Psychology – University of Notre Dame
  • B.A., 1982, Child Psychology (Major) – University of Minnesota
    Family Studies; Criminology and Deviance (Sociology Minors)

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses

Psychological Tests and Measurements; Physiological Psychology

Graduate Courses

Neuropsychological Assessment; Neurodevelopmental and Genetic Disorders; Cognitive Assessment: Theory and Interpretation; Cognitive Assessment; Academic Assessment; Academic Assessment and Curriculum Interventions; Introduction to School Psychology; Seminar in School Psychology; Supervision of Practicum in School Psychology, Neuropsychology, and/or Counseling; Internship in School Psychology; Practicum in Supervision; Neuropsychopharmacology; Psychological Tests and Measurement; Research Team

Research Interests

School neuropsychology; neuropsychological assessment with children; executive functioning and working memory in children; cognitive assessment; role and function of school psychologists; and child psychopathology.

Recent Publications

  • Woodcock, R., Miller, D., Maricle, D., & McGill, R. (2017). Evidenced Based Selective Assessment for Academic Disorders. Middleton, MD: Neuropsych Press.
  • Miller, D., McGill, R., & Maricle, D. (2017). The WJ IV Scholastic Aptitude/Achievement Comparisons by Age (Woodcock-Johnson IV Assessment Services Bulletin, No.10). Itasca, IL: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
  • Maricle, D., Caldwell, K., & Spurgin, A. (2017). Child and Adolescent Memory Profile: A review. In J. Carlson, K. Geisinger, & J. Jonson (Eds.). The Twentieth Mental Measurements Yearbook. Lincoln, NE: Buros. (pg. 141-147).
  • Miller, D., Maricle, D., & Jones, A. (2016). Comparing Three PSW Models for Identification of Specific Learning Disabilities. Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal. http://dx.doi.org/10.18666/LDMJ-2016-V21-12-7349.
  • Maricle, D. & Johnson, W. (2016). Instructional Implications from the WJ IV Tests of Cognitive Abilities. In D. Flanagan & V. Alfonso (Eds.). Clinical Use and Interpretation of the WJ IV: Scientist-Practitioner Perspectives. Boston, MA: Academic Press.
  • Bharadwaj, S., Maricle, D., Green, L., & Allman, T. (2015). Working memory, short-term memory and reading proficiency in school-age children with cochlear implants. International Journal of Pediatric Otalaryngology. doi.org/10/1016/j.ljporl.2015.07.006.
  • Fenwick, M.E., Kubas, H.A., Witzke, J.W., Miller, D.C., Maricle, D.E., Harrison, G. L., Macoun, S. J., & Hale, J.B. (2015). Neuropsychological profiles of written expression learning disabilities determined by concordance-disconcordance model criteria. Applied Neuropsychology: Child.11, p.1-14. Doi10.1080/21622965.2014.993396.
  • Miller, D., & Maricle, D.  (2014). Best practices in school neuropsychological assessment and intervention. In A. Thomas & J. Grimes (Eds.), Best Practices in School Psychology VI. Bethesda, MD: NASP.
  • Miller, D., & Maricle, D.  (2014). Best practices in school neuropsychological assessment and intervention. In A. Thomas & J. Grimes (Eds.), Best Practices in School Psychology VI. Bethesda, MD: NASP.
  • Carmichael, J.A., Fraccaro, R. L., Miller, D., & Maricle, D.  (2014). Academic Achievement and Memory Differences Among Specific Learning Disabilities Subtypes. Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, Vol 20(1).p. 8-17.
  • Maricle, D. & Gray, A. (2014). Modified Wisconsin Card Sorting Test: A review. In J. Carlson, K. Geisinger & & J. Johnson (Eds.), The Mental Measurements Yearbook. Lincoln, NE: Buros. (pg. 448-450).
  • Maricle, D., Miller, D., Hale, B., & Johnson, W. (2012). Let’s Not Lose Sight of the Importance of the Biological Bases of Behavior.  Trainers Forum, 31/(1).
  • Ensign, J., Maricle, D., & Brown, C., & Mayfield, J. W.  (2012). Psychosocial subtypes on the Behavior Assessment System for Children-Second Edition following pediatric traumatic brain injury.  Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology. Doi: 10.1093/arclin/acs030)
  • Maricle, D. & Avirett, E.  (2012). The role of cognitive and intelligence tests in the assessment of executive functions. In Flanagan, D.P., & Harrison, P.L. (2011) Contemporary Intellectual Assessment: Theories, Tests and Issues (3rd  Ed). NY: Guilford.
  • Miller, D. & Maricle, D., (2012).  Applying neuropsychological principles to cognitive and intellectual assessment. In Flanagan, D.P., & Harrison, P.L. (2011) Contemporary Intellectual Assessment: Theories, Tests and Issues (3rd  Ed). NY: Guilford.
  • Maricle, D., Miller, D. & Mortimer, J. (2011) Memory tests in pediatric neuropsychology. In Davis, A.S. (ed.). Handbook of Pediatric Neuropsychology. NY: Springer.
  • Johnson, W., Maricle, D., Miller, D., & Mayfield, J. (2010). Executive functioning in children and adolescents with traumatic brain injuries: Utilization of the Comprehensive Trail Making Test. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology. Doi:10.1093/arclin/acq049.
  • Miller, D., DeOrnellas, K., & Maricle, D. (2010). What is so special about the specialist degree?  In E. Garcia-Vazquez, T. Crespi, & C. Riccio (Eds.) Handbook of Education:Training and Supervision of School Psychologists in School and Community, Vol. I: Foundations of Educational Practice. Bethesda, MD: NASP.
  • Maricle, D., Muenke, R., Fraser, L., & Miller, D. (2010) Best practices in assessing and intervening in children with math disorders. In D. Miller (Ed.). Best Practices in School Neuropsychology: Guidelines for Effective Practice, Assessment, and Evidenced-Based Intervention. NY: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Maricle, D., Johnson, W., & Avirett, E.K. (2010) Best practices in assessing and intervening in children with executive function disorders. In D. Miller (Ed.). Best Practices in School Neuropsychology: Guidelines for Effective Practice, Assessment, and Evidenced-Based Intervention. NY: John Wiley & Sons.

Honors

  • Nominated for the Distinguished Faculty Award (2016, 2017). Texas Woman’s University
  • Nominated for the J. Phillip Smith Award for Outstanding Teaching (2006). Southern Connecticut State University
  • Who’s Who Among Women in Psychology-25th Edition (2006-2007).
  • Who’s Who Among American Teachers-9th Edition (2005).
  • Cooperative Achievement Award-Honorable Mention (2003). University of Wisconsin-Stout.
  • Cooperative Achievement Award (2001). University of Wisconsin-Stout.
  • Graduate Dean’s Citation of Excellence (1994). University of Northern Colorado.
  • The National Dean’s List-18th Edition (1995).
  • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges (1995).

Grants 

  • Miller, D., Phillips, P, & Maricle, D. (2014).  Learning Disability Foundation of America Grant. $2,850.00
  • Maricle, D. (2012). Recipient of a Woodcock-Munoz Foundation financial support grant to attend the inaugural Richard Woodcock Institute held at Tufts University on September 29th, 2012.
  • Maricle, D. (2007).  Woodcock Munoz Foundation Grant resulting in the receipt of $14,500.00 worth of testing materials (WJ III: COG, WJ III: ACH; WJ III Diagnostic; Dean Woodcock) for use in training students in the School Psychology Program at TWU.
  • Maricle, D. (2006). Woodcock Munoz Foundation Grant resulting in the receipt of $6,000.00 worth of testing materials for use in training students in the School Psychology Program at TWU on the WJ III.

Service 

  • APA Director of Clinical Training, Doctoral Program in School Psychology, Texas Woman’s University (2016 to date)
  • Director, Doctoral Program in School Psychology, Texas Woman’s University (2006-2016)
  • Department of Psychology and Philosophy Personnel Review Committee (2016-17)
  • University Promotion and Tenure Committee (2013-14)
  • Graduate Council (Fall 2012; Fall 2013)
  • Faculty Review Committee (2014-15)
  • Committee Member, Federation of North Texas Area Universities Committee (2007-2016)
  • Member,  Faculty Senate, Texas Woman’s University (2009-2011)
  • Member, Continuing Education Committee, American Psychological Association (2011-2013)
  • Coordinator,  Neuropsychology Interest Group, National Association of School Psychologists (2010-2016)
  • Ad-hoc Reviewer, Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology (2010 to present)
  • Ad-hoc Reviewer, Otolaryngology: Clinics in Surgery
  • Invited Reviewer, Buros Assessment Center