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Gwen E. Mitchell, Ph.D.

Gwen E. Mitchell, Ph.D.

Clinical Associate Professor


1187 Alturas Drive



  • Ph.D., University of Idaho, Special Education, Emphasis in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Ed.S., University of Idaho, School Psychology, 2006
  • M.Ed., University of Idaho. Counseling and Human Services, 2005
  • B.S., University of Idaho, Child, Family and Consumer Studies, Psychology, 2003

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

Faculty member for:

Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (LEND)

LEND is a program that is grant funded by the Maternal and Child Health Care Bureau (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services). The aim is to shape future leaders in health care and health policy for the United States. Grants are awarded to agencies that can provide this training. More information on LEND.

Utah Regional LEND

The Utah Regional LEND, or URLEND, is a LEND that covers five states: Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and North Dakota. It uses state-of-the-art technology to connect the groups. Professionals are trained to move beyond discipline boundaries to provide optimal services to child and adolescents with special health care needs. Because families are essential to well-being, this program emphasizes the role of family-centered care. More information on URLEND.

School Psychologist for the Moscow Charter School, Palouse Prairie School Charter School, and the Idaho Virtual Academy

Licensed Professional Counselor

Director of the Child and Youth Study Center - Our center provides a variety of services addressing the following types of diagnostic issues on a regular basis:

  • Pervasive Developmental Disorders including Autism

  • Learning Disabilities

  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder

  • Mood Disorders

  • Anxiety Disorders


Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Mailing Address:
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3082

Phone: 208-885-6587

Fax: 208-885-1071