B.S., Martin Luther College, Elementary EducationM.A., Marquette University, School Counseling & Child
and Adolescent CounselingPh.D., Marquette University, Counseling Psychology
Dr. Holtz enjoys working with students as they pursue deeper understanding
of psychology. He often takes a Socratic approach to his classes and will
do his best to make you think. Dr. Holtz also has a passion for helping
children and families as they navigate stresses in life. Dr. Holtz works
to help students identify their career goals and develop as individuals
while at Wisconsin Lutheran College.
Assessment of early childhood
behavioral disorders, etiology and treatment of early childhood disorders,
parenting, racial conflicts in schools, school counseling, and family adjustment to
stress and change (e.g., Divorce/Separation).
S.E., Fox, R.A., & Holtz, C.A.
(2015). Screening for Significant Behavior Problems in Diverse Young Children
Living in Poverty. Journal of Child and
Family Studies. DOI: 10.1007/s10826-015-0300-x
Burkard, A.W., Holtz, C.A., Martinez, M.J. (In
Preparation). School counselors’ perspectives of student-to-student racial
conflicts in schools. Professional School
Holtz, C.A., & Martinez, M.J. (2015). Positive Psychological
Practices in Multicultural School Settings.
In L. Edwards & J. Pedrotti (Eds.). Perspectives
on the Intersection of Multiculturalism & Positive Psychology.
Holtz, C.A., Fox, R.A., & Meurer, J.R. (2014).
Prevalence of behavior problems in young children from low-income families. The Journal of Psychology.
Holtz, C.A., &
Fox, R.A. (2012). Behavior problems in young children from low-income
Families: The development of a new screening tool. Infant Mental Health Journal.
Hotz, B., & Holtz, C.A. (2010). Milwaukee area
Exchange Clubs help prevent child abuse through an innovative program. Exchange Today Magazine, Winter edition,
Holtz, C.A., Carrasco, J.M., Mattek, R.J., & Fox, R.A.
(2009). Behavior problems in toddlers with and without disabilities: Clinical
comparisons. Child and Family Behavior
Therapy, 31, 292-311.
Burkard, A.W., Martinez,
M.J., & Holtz, C.A. (2009).
Closing the achievement gap: School Counselors’ Social Justice Imperative. In
Ponterotto (Ed.). Handbook of
R.A., Holtz, C.A., & Moist, A.M.
(2009). A community-based accommodation program for adults with autism and
mental retardation. Education and
Training in Developmental Disabilities, 44 (1), 118-126.
R.A., & Holtz, C.A. (2009).
Treatment outcomes for toddlers with behavior problems and developmental delays
from low-income families. Child and
Adolescent Mental Health, 14, 183-189.
Holtz, C.A., & Fox, R.A. (2008). Infant Mental Heath: An Emerging Field for Children with
Developmental Disabilities. In A. F.
Rotatori. & F. Obiakor (Eds). Advances
in special education: Perspectives in the assessment, instruction, and
treatment of individuals with developmental disabilities and autistic spectrum
disorders. New York: Elsevier.
Holtz, C.A., Barber, B.N., & Jarrett, K.M. (2008). Toddler and preschooler behavior scale:
Preliminary psychometric evaluation of a new scale. Graduate Journal of Counseling Psychology, 1, 10-25.
R.A., Holtz, C.A., & Barcelona,
A.L. (2008). Oppositional defiant disorder and aggression in a young man with
mental retardation: Long-term treatment in a community-based setting. Clinical Case Studies, 7(1), 42-53.
Edwards, L. M., Holtz, C. A., & Green, M. B. (2007).
Promoting strengths among culturally diverse youth in schools. School
Psychology Forum, 2, 39-49.