Personal Information

California School of Professional Psychology

Clinical Psychology

Los Angeles Campus

Professor

Professor

Alliant International University Los Angeles
1000 South Fremont Ave, unit #5
Alhambra CA 91803

626-270-3337

Courses, Research Interests, Publications

Post-traumatic stress disorder; trauma and crisis intervention.

Wainrib, B. & Bloch, E.L. (1998) Crisis intervention and trauma response. New York: Springer. (English, Spanish, Chinese, Simplified Chinese).

Bloch, E.L. (1997). Review of Traumatic Stress. Psychotherapy, 33, 639-640.

Bloch, E.L. & Cvitkovic, J. (1994). Trauma intervention project. Advancing the Public Interest, January, 1994, 4, 1-3.

Bloch, E.L. (1993). Psychologists in Croatia work to ease trauma among young war victims. Psychology International, 4(3), 1, 6-7.

Perez, J.T., Bloch, E.L., & Ernst, S. (1992). The Los Angeles civil unrest: A report from the Task Force on Trauma Response and Research regarding interventions in large scale disasters. Psychotherapy Bulletin, Fall 1992.

Grace, M.C., Bloch, E.L., Dooley, P.A., Kramer, T., VanNiman, S.E., Whitman, R., (1992). The efficacy of self help groups in coping with the stress of the Persian Gulf Crisis. (Report to NIMH). Research funded by NIMH, April 1991-July 1991.

Bloch, E.L., Zimmerman, A.C., Perez, J.T., Embry, D., & Magers, H. Report to the Senate Committee on Veteran's Affairs, July, 1991: "The Mental Health Needs of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm Veterans and Their Dependents."

Perez, J.T., Bloch, E.L., & Ernst, S. (1991). Report of Phases 1-3 of Gulf War Community Initiatives in Psychology: Local, National, and International Activities. Task Force on Trauma Response and Research of the APA Division of Psychotherapy. Unpublished MS.

Bloch, E.L. (1991). Post-traumatic stress disorder: Treatment approach-avoidance -- an illustrative case. Psychotherapy, 28, 162-167.

Whitman, R.M. & Bloch, E.L. (1990). Therapist envy. The Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 54, 478-87.

Whitman, R.M. & Bloch, E.L. (1990). Psychiatric sleuth. Discovery, 4, 9-13.

Margolis, C.F., Herwig, T.T., Bloch, E.L., Kues, J.R., & Perlin, T.M. (1988). To hell with seatbelts: Changing confrontation to collaboration. Humane Medicine, 3, 54-56.

Bloch, E.L., Miller, E.H., & Campbell-Wilcox, J. (1985). The doctor as a victim: It can happen to you. Ohio Medical Journal, 81, 475-484.

Spitz, L. & Bloch, E.L. (1981). Denial and minimization in telephone contacts with patients. Journal of Family Practice, 12, 93-98.

Bloch, E.L. & Whitman, R.M. (1976). The Domestic Relations Conciliation Service. Cincinnati Journal of Medicine, 57, 79-81.

Bloch, E.L. & Goodstein, L.D. (1972). Functional speech disorders and personality: A decade of research. In S. Chess & A. Thomas (Eds.), Annual progress in child psychiatry and child development (pp. 275-298). New York: Brunner-Mazel.

Goodstein L.D. & Bloch, E.L. (1972). A survey of the literature on functional speech disorders and personality: Forty years of research. In P. Trapp & A. Himelstein (Eds.), Readings on the exceptional child (pp. 399-424). New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts.

Bloch, E.L., & Goodstein, L.D. (1971). Functional speech disorders and personality: A decade of research.
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 36, 295-314.

Bloch, E.L. (1971). 54 Biographical Sketches. In L.D. Goodstein & R.I. Lanyon, Readings in personality assessment. New York: John Wiley.

Bloch, E.L., & Goodstein, L.D. (1971). Comment on "Influence of an Interviewer's Disclosure on the Self-Disclosing Behavior of Interviewees." Journal of Counseling Psychology, 18, 595-597.

Bloch, E.L., & Goodstein, L.D. (1969). Body-product attitudes as a function of repression-sensitization. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 28, 476-478.

Bloch, E.L. (Principal Investigator), Grace, M., Kramer, T., Whitman, R.M., VanNiman, S., and Dooley, P. The Persian Gulf Crisis: Impact on family members and friends. Research funded by Operation Orange Ribbon. Unpublished MS.

Howes, J.A. & Bloch, E.L. (2006, December). America's narcissistic injury. In Coming to terms with ourselves: Psychological reflections on post 9/11 America. Paper presented at the conference of the Sullivan Center for Children, Fresno, California.

Bloch, E.L. (1998, February). Proposed guidelines for child protection evaluations. In T. Richard Saunders (Chair), Response to proposed guidelines for child protection evaluations. Panel presentation at the annual midwinter meeting of the American Psychological Association, Divisions 29, 42, and 43, San Diego, CA

Bloch, E.L. (1997, April). Applying for a full-time internship. In S. Bucky (Chair), Everything you need to know to find a predoctoral or postdoctoral internship and psychological assistantships. Panel presentation at the annual meeting of the California Psychological Association, San Jose, CA.

Bloch, E.L.(1997, August). Traumatic events: The portrayal of Muslims and Arabs in the news. In L. Porche'-Burke (Chair), Psychology, race, and the media. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Bloch, E.L. (1995, August). Trauma and the law: New directions for practitioners. In B. Wainrib (Chair), New channels for independent practice - Trauma response. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, New York, NY.

Bloch, E.L. (1995, August). Provocative social politics of The Bell Curve. In U. Neisser (Chair), Perspectives on the Bell Curve. Discussion Session sponsored by BSA and BAPPI at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, New York, NY.

Bloch, E.L. (Discussant)(1994, August). The Laguna Beach fires and floods: Psychotherapists learn to respond. Symposium accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.

Bloch, E.L. (Chair, Invited Address by Arpad Barath, Ph.D.)(1994, August). The children speak: Art and poetry from the Croatian war. Scheduled for presentation at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.

Bloch, E.L. (1994, August). Fired/left behind: Midlife in the workplace. In E. Bloch (Chair), The impact of trauma across the life cycle. Symposium accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.

Bloch, E.L. & Wester, W.C. (1993, January, February, March). Sexual abuse information programs for parishioners: prevention, awareness, recovery, empowerment. Diocese of Covington, KY.

Bloch, E.L. (1993, February). The psychology of conflict. Presentation to the International Association of Business Communicators, Cincinnati, OH.

Bloch, E.L. (Chair, Invited Address by Wilfred van Gorp, Ph.D.)(1993, August). Early detection of HIV dementia: A private practitioner's guide. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Bloch, E.L. (1993, May). Tools and strategies for abuse prevention. Workshop conducted for Conference on Treatment of the Victims and Perpetrators of Sexual Abuse, Bob Hope House, Covington, KY.

Bloch, E.L. (1993, August). Organizing responses to civil disturbances: New models for practitioner intervention. In B. Wainrib (Chair), Trauma responses: What practitioners can learn from recent disasters. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Bloch, E.L. (1992, July). Psychological trauma. Workshop and discussion for the media, Cincinnati, OH.

Bloch, E.L. (1992, January). Designing a community/team approach to trauma intervention and prevention. Workshop conducted for the Behavioral Science Center, Inc., Cincinnati, OH.

Wester, W.C. & Bloch, E.L. (1992, September). Sexual abuse/harassment. Workshop conducted for educators and school counselors of the Diocese of Covington, KY.

Barnes, E., Bloch, E.L., Elkus, F., & Kues, J. (1992, January). Family Medicine student assessment: Physician-patient communications by videotape review. Innovations in Patient Care, Education and Research: Demonstration presented at the Third Annual Information Fair, Medical Center Information and Communications, Cincinnati, OH.

Korol, R.L. & Bloch, E.L. (1992, August). The relationship between separation - individuation, ego strength, and earliest memories. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Bloch, E.L. & Wester, W.C. (1992, July). Sexual abuse/harassment. Workshop conducted for priests of the Diocese of Covington, KY.

Bloch, E.L. & Whitman, R.M. (1991, February). The organizational development of local self-help groups during MidEast crisis. Paper presented at the annual midwinter meeting of the American Psychological Association, Divisions 29, 42, and 43, San Antonio, TX.

Bloch, E.L. (1991, November). Interpersonal and social action interventions in the treatment of trauma. Workshop conducted for the Behavioral Science Center, Inc., Cincinnati, OH.

Kramer, T., Bloch, E.L., & Grace, M. (1991, October). The development of self-help groups for Persian Gulf families. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Washington, D.C.

Bloch, E.L. (1991, October). Understanding and treating psychological trauma. Workshop conducted for the Behavioral Science Center, Inc., Cincinnati, OH.

VanNiman, S., Bloch, E.L., Dooley, P., Grace, M., Kramer, T., & Whitman, R.M. (1991, October). The Persian Gulf Crisis: Impact on family members and friends. Paper presented at the Society of Teachers in Family Medicine Tenth Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH.

Bloch, E.L. and Grace, M. (1991, September). The Gulf Crisis at home: Reunion, re-entry, and re-integration. Inservice program presented at The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, OH.

Bloch, E.L. (1991, January). Crisis in the Gulf: An assistance network for families and co-workers. Presentation at the Veteran's Administration Hospital, Cincinnati, OH.

Bloch, E.L. (Discussant)(1991, August). Fourth annual President's award in psychotherapy research. Discussion session presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

McGrath, E., Bloch, E.L., & Perez, J. (1991, February). Trauma response and research: A working model for meeting the national emergency of the MidEast Crisis. Workshop presented at the annual midwinter meeting of the American Psychological Association, Divisions 29, 42, and 43, San Antonio, TX.

Bloch, E.L. (1991, August). Approaching war, abating stress: Psychology in action in the community. In E.L. Bloch (Chair), Psychology in action during the MidEast Crisis: Strategies of intervention. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Bloch, E.L. (1991, March). Family issues for active duty military and activated reservists. Program presented to the Veteran's Administration Social Work Service, Cincinnati, OH.

Bloch, E.L. (1991, March). Children affected by the Middle East Crisis. Inservice program presented at Central Psychiatric Clinic, Child and Adolescent Division, Cincinnati, OH.

Bloch, E.L. (1991, March). Helping families touched by the MidEast conflict. Inservice program presented at The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, OH.

Bloch, E.L. (1991, February). The "Orange Ribbon" self-help support group as a model for alleviating the stress of the MidEast Crisis. Presentation to the Cincinnati Academy of Professional Psychology, Cincinnati, OH.

Bloch, E.L. (1991, February). Helping families touched by the MidEast Crisis: A model community outreach program. Paper presented at the Perhaps Seminar, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine.

Bloch, E.L. & Whitman, R.M. (1990, March). Envy in the therapeutic relationship. Paper presented at the annual midwinter meeting of the American Psychological Association, Divisions 29, 42, and 43, Palm Springs, CA.

Bloch, E.L. (Discussant) (1990, August). Third annual President's award in psychotherapy research. Discussion session presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Bloch, E.L. (Chair, Invited Address by Mory Framer, PhD) (1990, August). When the earth stopped shaking: Psychologists' role in disaster relief. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Whitman, R.M. & Bloch, E.L. (1989, June). The nature of envy in the therapy process. Paper presented at the Cincinnati Psychoanalytic Institute, Cincinnati, OH.

Bloch, E.L. (Chair) (1989, August). Second annual President's award in psychotherapy research. Discussion session presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Bloch, E.L. (1988, August). Empirical investigation of interpersonal factors in the therapy process. In E.L. Bloch (Chair), Graduate student paper awards. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.

Bloch, E.L. (1988, August). Graduate student participation in APA: New perspectives on a long-standing need. In E.L Bloch (Chair), The future of student involvement in APA. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.

Bloch, E.L. (1987, March). Doctoral training in psychotherapy: New opportunities for interns and graduates in a changing marketplace. Paper presented at the annual midwinter meeting of the American Psychological Association, Divisions 29, 42, and 43, New Orleans, LA.

Whitman, R.M. & Bloch, E.L. (1987, December). Envy and the therapeutic relationship. Paper presented at the Perhaps Seminar, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine.

Bloch, E.L. (1987, August). Victim-bystander behavior: Learning new roles from television newscasts. In E.L. Bloch (Chair), Television as a creator of social crisis attitudes. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, New York, NY.

Bloch, E.L., Harrigan, J.A., & Lucic, K. (1987, February). Young-adult perceptions of two high-stress illnesses: Data for medical and psychological management of the patient in a primary care setting. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Chicago, IL.

Bloch, E.L. (1986, August). Posttraumatic stress disorder: Treatment approach-avoidance--An illustrative case. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Bloch, E.L. (1986, December). Extreme stress and its effects on the family. Paper presented to the International Management Council, Charlotte, NC.

Bloch, E.L. (1986, November). Treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder: Five limiting conditions. Psychology Research Seminar, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

Harrigan, J.A., Bloch, E.L., & Filak, A. (1986, May). Teaching communication skills to family medicine residents. Workshop conducted at the annual meeting of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, San Diego, CA.

Bloch, E.L. (1985, February). Issues in patient compliance. Continuing education lecture, Health UC-ConMed Program, Wilmington, OH.

Bloch, E.L., Harrigan, J.A. & Jergens, V.H. (1985, February). Attitudes toward cancer and mental illness: Implications for family physician practice. Paper presented at the annual research meeting of the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians, Columbus, OH.

Bloch, E.L. & Miller, E.H. (1985, November). The doctor as victim. Paper presented at the Perhaps Seminar, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine

Jana, Y., Rosen, L., Noviello, N, & Bloch, E.L. (2003, August). Effectiveness of the MMPI-2 in detecting coached malingering among Hispanic inmates. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Bloch, E.L., Harrigan, J.A., & Jergens, V.H. (1985, August). Attitudes toward two stigmatized populations: Cancer and mental illness patients. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.

Academic History and Background

BA English, Hunter College, City University of New York, 1961

MA Psychology, University of Cincinnati, 1968

PhD Clinical Psychology, University of Cincinnati, 1972

License: State of Ohio #1133

Presidential Citation for Outstanding Community Service, American Psychological Association, 1991

Ohio Psychological Association: Member, 1976

American Psychological Association: Member (Affiliated with Divisions 29, 42, 46), 1975

Professional Practice and Community Service

Division of Psychotherapy, Division 29 of APA, Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Response to September 11th, 2001-2002

Professional Psychology, Section Editor, 30 (3), 1999

Juvenile Justice Resource Center (HHS), Technical Assistance Consultant, 1999 - present, 1999

Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, Coordinator, Continuing Education Examinations, 1998-2004

Division of Independent Practice, Division 42 of APA, Task Force on Child Protection Evaluations, 1997

Division of Media Psychology, Division 46 of APA, Program Chair, APA Annual Convention, 1997

Division of Psychotherapy, Division 29 of APA, Co-Chair, Continuing Education Committee, 1997

Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, Editorial Consultant, 1996-2004

American Psychological Association (APA), Committee on Public Interest Awards, 1996

Division of Media Psychology, Division 46 of APA, Member-at-Large, 1996-1998

Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest, APA, Liaison to APA Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs, 1995

American Psychological Association (APA), Task Force on APA/ABA Relations, 1995-1997

American Psychological Association (APA), Chair, 1995

Division of Independent Practice, Division 42 of APA, Finance Committee, 1994

Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest, APA, Liaison to APA Board of Educational Affairs, 1994

American Psychological Association (APA), Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest, 1993-1995

Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest, APA, Liaison to APA Board of Professional Affairs, 1993

Division of Independent Practice, Division 42 of APA, Task Force on Crisis Intervention and Trauma Response, 1993-1998

Division of Independent Practice, Division 42 of APA, Task Force on Corporate Sponsorship, 1992-1993

Center for Trauma Information and Education, President, 1992-1998

Division of Independent Practice, Division 42 of APA, Treasurer, 1991-1993

University of Cincinnati, Minority Affairs Committee, College of Medicine, 1990-1992

Division of Psychotherapy, Division 29 of APA, Co-Chair, Task Force on Trauma Response and Research, 1990-1995

Division of Psychotherapy, Division 29 of APA, Program Chair, APA Annual Conventions, 1990-1991

Division of Psychotherapy, Division 29 of APA, Member-at-Large, 1989-1991

Divisions of Independent Practice, Psychotherapy, and Family Psychology, Divisions 42, 29, and 43 of APA, Coordinator, MidWinter Convention, 1989

University of Cincinnati, Faculty Senate, Human Relations Committee, 1989-1991

University of Cincinnati, Department of Family Medicine, Academic Section Committee, 1989-1991

Division of Psychotherapy, Division 29 of APA, Associate Program Chair, APA Annual Convention, 1989

Divisions of Independent Practice, Psychotherapy, and Family Psychology, Divisions 42, 29, and 43 of APA, MidWinter Convention Committee, 1988-1993

Divisions of Independent Practice, Psychotherapy, and Family Psychology, Divisions 42, 29, and 43 of APA, Associate Coordinator, MidWinter Convention, 1988, 1988

American Psychological Association (APA), Consultant, APAGS, 1987-1992

Division of Psychotherapy, Division 29 of APA, Chair, Student Development Committee, 1986-1990

University of Cincinnati, Behavioral - Attitudinal Task Force, College of Medicine, 1985-1987

University of Cincinnati, Department of Family Medicine, Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee, 1984-1986

University of Cincinnati, Department of Family Medicine, Chair, Faculty Search Committee, 1984-1985

University of Cincinnati, Department of Family Medicine, Steering Committee, 1984-1988

University of Cincinnati, Department of Family Medicine, Resident Selection Committee, 1976-1988

University of Cincinnati, Integrated Academic Information Management System (IAIMS)