University of California, Riverside

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Rondy Yu

Rondy Yu

Assistant Professor of Teaching

Graduate School of Education
2136 Sproul Hall
(951) 827-4326

Research Areas

  • Effectiveness of Cognitive and Behavioral Interventions
  • Effectiveness of Integrated Supports
  • Programming for Children/Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
  • Treatment Integrity


  • B.A., Psychology, University of California, Davis
  • M.A., Education / School Psychology, California State University, Sacramento
  • Ed.S., School Psychology, California State University, Sacramento
  • Ph.D., Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara


Rondy Yu is an Assistant Professor of Teaching in the School Psychology program and oversees
the Applied Behavior Analysis program at the University of California, Riverside’s Graduate
School of Education. He received his Ph.D. in Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology from
the University of California, Santa Barbara. Dr. Yu is a licensed educational psychologist,
nationally certified school psychologist, and board certified behavior analyst. He has experience
in both public schools and non-public agencies functioning as a psychologist, behaviorist, and
clinical supervisor. Dr. Yu has presented at various professional conferences at the local,
national, and international levels on topics related to behavioral consultation, treatment
fidelity, and research related to programming for children and adolescents with emotional and
behavioral disorders. Prior to joining UCR, Dr. Yu served as a mental health specialist with Santa
Barbara County SELPA where he assisted in the placement and case management of students in
residential/non-public school programs, and oversaw research and data tracking for mental
health programs and services.

Current Curriculum Vitae


Selected Publications

  • Yu, R. (2017). The Effectiveness of a Program for Students with Severe EBD in Restrictive Classroom Settings (Doctoral dissertation, University of California, Santa Barbara).
  • Fiat, A. & Yu, R. (2017). Building a Resilient School Psychology Workforce. The School Psychologist, 71 (2), 42-47.
  • Yu, R. & Fiat, A. (2017). Diversity in School Psychology: Current Trends, What Students Can Do, and How D16 Can Help. The School Psychologist, 71 (1), 42-45.
  • Yu, R. & Haddock, A. (2016). Working Together to Create Opportunities for School Psychology
    Students. The School Psychologist, 70 (3), 43-45.
  • Yu, R. (2016). Revisiting the Role of Behavior Analysis in School Psychology Scholarship and
    Practice. The School Psychologist, 70 (2), 32-35.
  • Yu, R. (2016). DSM-5 and School Psychology: Substance Use and Addictive Disorders. Communiqué: Newspaper of the National Association of School Psychologists, 44 (5).
  • Jimerson, S. R., Haddock, A., & Yu, R. (2015). Grade Retention. In K. Chrisman and D. L. Couchenour (Eds.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Contemporary Early Childhood Education. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.
  • To, H. & Yu, R. (2011). Mindset and Achievement Development and Support for Motivation and Learning, Transitioning Students: A Workshop for School Professionals (Unpublished specialist’s thesis). California State University, Sacramento.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Graduate School of Education
1207 Sproul Hall

Tel: (951) 827-5234
Fax: (951) 827-3942


Last Modified: 4/18/18