Faculty, students, and alumni present at the 2019 annual conference of the National Association of School Psychologists

Monday, February 25, 2019
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Faculty and students from UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School will take major roles in several events at the annual conference of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) in Atlanta, GA from February 26-March 1. The National Association of School Psychologists represents and supports school psychology through leadership to enhance the mental health and educational competence of all children. Its annual conference brings together leading researchers and scholars in the field as a way to disseminate the latest findings in the field.

The Gevirtz School’s School Psychology doctoral program, part of its Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology, is fully approved by NASP, making it one of only two such lauded programs in California.

The Gevirtz School presentations are:

Chan, M., Yang, C., & Furlong, M. J. The relationships between psychological strengths and school membership. Poster.

Chen, C., Yang, C., & Chan, M. Latent profile analysis of parent perception of school climate. Poster.

Greer, F., DiStefano, C., & Dowdy, E. A comparison of behavioral screening measures in preschool. Paper presentation.

Kim, E., Begeny, J. C., Oluokun, H., & Jones, R. Publication characteristics and outlets of international school psychology scholars. Paper presentation.

Sharkey, J. D. & Der Sarkissian, A. A. Generating implicit bias tools for school psychologists. Practitioner’s conversation.

Wagle, R., Dowdy, E., Yang, C., Moffa, K., & Furlong, M. Psychological sense of school membership scale with cross-cultural preadolescent students. Paper presentation.

[Gevirtz School faculty and graduate students are available for interviews; contact George Yatchisin at 805 893 5789]