Nathaniel Jones, Ph.D. is the 2017 New Hampshire School Psychologist of the Year
NHASP is pleased to announce that Nathaniel Jones, Ph.D. is the 2017 New Hampshire School Psychologist of the Year (SPY). Nate is a school psychology consultant working at SERESC in Bedford, NH, and is a NH and nationally certified school psychology, licensed psychologist, and board certified behavioral analyst (BCBA). Along with his consultation work for New Hampshire schools, Nate focuses his professional goals towards increasing coordination among educational, medical, and mental health agencies to improve outcomes for youth...(Read Full Post)
Professor Thomas Kehle: Obituary - School Psychology
Thomas John Kehle
Professor in the Graduate School of Education
University of Connecticut
1943 – 2018
Dr. Thomas John Kehle, 74, of Willington, CT, died on Wednesday, February 7th, 2018, at Manchester Memorial Hospital. He leaves behind his wife of 56-years, Gretchen Kehle; (Read the full obituary)
Professor Thomas Kehle: Obituary - Hartford Courant Feb. 2018
Dr. Thomas John Kehle, 74, of Willington, died on Wednesday, February 7th, 2018, at Manchester Memorial Hospital. He leaves behind his wife of 56-years, Gretchen Kehle; grandchildren, Megan and Matthew Dwyer; brothers, Gregory Kehle and Anthony Kehle; and sister Pamela Kehle Schwantes; as well as many nieces and nephews. (Read the full obituary)
In Memoriam: Professor Thomas Kehle
Thomas J. Kehle, professor of school psychology in the Neag School Department of Educational Psychology, passed away on Feb. 7, 2018.
An expert in such areas as cognitive psychology, school climate, assessment, classroom discipline, and behavioral intervention, Kehle joined the faculty at the University of Connecticut in 1987. (Read the full article)
Professor Chafouleas Helping to Develop Connecticut Model for Trauma-Informed Schools
A growing awareness of the prevalence of childhood exposure to trauma and an increased understanding of its corrosive, potentially lifelong impacts on health and behavior together are fueling a national movement to create trauma-informed schools, says InCHIP Principal Investigator (PI) Sandra Chafouleas. Such schools foster environments that are responsive to the needs of trauma-exposed students using systematic approaches and implementation of effective practices, the Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology explains.
Chafouleas co-authored an introduction to a special issue of the journal School Mental Health devoted to the topic and also wrote an article for the issue offering a blueprint for trauma-informed schools in ...(Read full article)
Congratulations to alum Kate Williamson on winning the NASP Ron Edwards Dissertation Award
Kate Williamson, school psychologist in Darien, CT won the 2018 Ron Edwards Dissertation Award of the Behavioral School Psychology Interest Group (BSPIG) of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). The award will be presented at the BSPIG meeting at the NASP Annual Convention in Chicago on February 15, 2018.
- Congratulations to the School Psychology Doctoral Graduates of 2017 -
From Left to Right: Dr. Tamika La Salle, Dr. Nick Crovello, Dr. Emily DeBiase, Dr. Kate Williamson, Dr. Marlena Minkos, Dr. Nilani Shankar, Dr. Lisa Sanetti, and Dr. Sandy Chafouleas
From Left to Right: Dr. Gabriel Byer-Alcorace, Dr. Emily DeBiase, Dr. Nilani Shankar, and Dr. Melissa Bray
We wish you all the best in your future endeavors!
Dr. Shamim Patwa (center) received the 2017 Neag School Alumni Award for Outstanding School Educator. Pictured with with Dr. Melissa Bray (left) and Dr. Sandra Chafouleas (right).
2017 Neag School Alumni Awards
- Outstanding School Educator -
Shamim S. Patwa ’97 MA, ’00 6th-Year, ’03 Ph.D.
A school psychologist for more than 15 years, Dr. Patwa joined Goodwin Elementary School at Mansfield (Conn.) Public Schools in 2013. There, she provides group and individual counseling sessions with an emphasis on problem-solving and conflict resolution, as well as social skills instruction, across all grades. Prior to joining Goodwin, she was an adjunct professor-in-residence of Educational Psychology in the Neag School of Education, where she taught doctoral and master’s level School Psychology students.
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