Ana səhifə

Lori Neal Fernald, D. Ed., Ncsp 515 Huger Street Charleston, sc 29403 W: (843)953-7081

Yüklə 49.5 Kb.
ölçüsü49.5 Kb.

Lori Neal Fernald, D.Ed., NCSP

515 Huger Street

Charleston, SC 29403

W: (843)953-7081

H: (843)641-0595

Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2007

D.Ed. in Educational and School Psychology

Specialization: Neuropsychology of Children’s Learning Disorders

Dissertation: The Prereferral Intervention Process in Pennsylvania Following the Removal of the Instructional Support Team Mandate: A Follow-Up Study

Dissertation Committee: Dr. Edward Levinson, Chair; Dr. Joseph Kovaleski,

Dr. Victoria Damiani, and Dr. William Barker

University of Delaware, 1994

M.A. and Specialist Certificate in School Psychology

James Madison University, 1991

B.S. in Psychology, cum laude

Assistant Professor

The Citadel, Charleston, SC, August 2008-present.

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Psychology Department. Graduate courses taught include Psychology and Education of Exceptional Children and Biological and Social Bases of Behavior. Undergraduate courses include Developmental Psychology.
School Psychologist

Frederick County Public Schools, Winchester, VA, August 2005 to July 2008.

Provided comprehensive psychological services in three schools. Responsibilities included providing psychoeducational assessments, group and individual counseling, and consultation with parents, teachers, and administrators. Additional responsibilities included conducting staff trainings on behavior assessment, intervention techniques, and current research in cognitive assessment. Served as site supervisor to specialist-level intern.
Neuropsychology Intern

Nadia Webb and Associates, Harrisonburg, VA, July 2006 to January 2007.

Completed 300-hour internship with clinical neuropsychologist. Duties included conducting neuropsychological evaluations, writing reports, and assisting with research projects.
Adjunct Instructor

Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA, January 2006 to May 2006.

Taught undergraduate Child Development course. Developed syllabus and course materials. Utilized multimedia presentations and interactive class activities.
Lead School Psychologist

Kent County Public Schools, Chestertown, MD, July, 2001 to July 2005.

Provided comprehensive psychological services to two schools. Additional responsibilities included supervising specialist-level intern and beginning school psychologists, representing school psychologists at Administrators’ meetings, and serving as a chair/member on numerous district and interagency committees.
Responsibilities also included leadership for several key district projects:
Successfully wrote and managed multi-year Maryland School-Based Mental Health Grant, which provided additional school psychologist positions to provide expanded mental health services to students. Duties included training, hiring and supervising staff, conducting data-based grant evaluations, coordinating with local mental health providers, and overseeing budget.
Served as district Crisis Coordinator. Successfully co-wrote and co-managed federal Crisis Management Grant and served as member of district Crisis Management Leadership Team. Duties included training staff members, writing the district crisis plan, developing and facilitating crisis drills, and providing evaluation and feedback on drill performance. Networked with local emergency responders/officials to facilitate dialogue between local emergency officials and school administrators. Co-wrote grant reports and represented district at federal grant meetings.
Facilitated district Positive Behavior Intervention Supports project. Responsibilities included serving as coach to project schools, attending state trainings and meetings, and submitting project reports.
Coordinated Instructional Consultation (IC) project for district. Served as IC team facilitator for two elementary schools. Coordinated project with staff from University of Maryland. Represented district at state meetings and provided training and coaching to staff.
School Psychologist

Kent County Public Schools, Chestertown, MD, August 1994 to July 2001.

Served multiple schools—elementary and secondary levels. Responsibilities included assessment; group and individual counseling; consultation with parents, teachers, and administrators; and providing staff development training.
School Psychologist Intern

Beaufort County Public Schools, Washington, NC, August 1993 to June 1994.

Duties included assessment, counseling, and consultation in rural school district.
Research Assistant

University of Delaware, Newark, DE, August 1992 to May 1993.

Assisted with research on use of multimedia projects with students with learning disabilities. Assisted with writing and editing project manual.

Intellectual and Academic Assessment

Developmental Psychopathology

Academic and Behavioral Interventions

School psychology training and practice

School-based mental health services

Linking assessment and intervention
Maryland School-Based Mental Health Grant: Funded by Maryland Governor’s Office for Children Youth and Families. $ 250,000.
Federal Crisis Management Grant: Funded by U.S. Department of Education. $77,000.
Fernald, L. (2002). Knocking Down the Barriers: School-Based Mental Health in Kent

County. MSPA Protocol, 22.

Fernald, L., Laverty, J., Kovaleski, J., & Levinson, E. (2008). Prereferral Intervention Teams: Factors related to successful implementation. Manuscript in preparation.
Fernald, L., Laverty, J., Kovaleski, J., & Levinson, E. (2008). The prereferral intervention process in Pennsylvania following the removal of the instructional support team mandate. Manuscript in preparation.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

Virginia Academy of School Psychologists (VASP)

Caliber Award for Achieving Excellence in Collaboration of Public Mental Health Services, Mid-Shore Mental Health Systems (2005)

Member of Maryland State School-Based Mental Health Steering Committee (2004-05)

Maryland School Psychologists’ Association (MSPA), Eastern Shore Representative (2000- 2005)

Eastern Shore School Psychologists’ Association, Treasurer (2000)

Maryland State Department of Education School Psychologist Representative, Kent County (1996-2005)

Chapter Reviewer, Children’s Needs III: Development, Prevention, and Intervention

Employee of the Month, Kent County Public Schools (1996 and 2004)

Member of MSPA Certification Committee

Nationally Certified School Psychologist (National Association of School Psychologists)

Certified School Psychologist, Maryland

Certified School Psychologist, Virginia
Learning Disabilities: Assessment and Intervention

Working with Children with Attention Deficit Disorder in the Regular Classroom

Crisis Intervention for School Teams

Instructional Consultation

WJ-III Achievement Test (for special education teachers)

Collecting and Analyzing Behavioral Data for Intervention Planning

Positive Behavior Interventions; George Sugai, Ph.D., University of Oregon.

Instructional Consultation; Todd Gravois, Ph.D., Center for IC Teams, University of Maryland.

Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools; Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS); TEACCH Center Staff; University of North Carolina.

School Trauma Specialist Training; National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children.


Edward Levinson, Ed.D.

Professor of School Psychology

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Stouffer Hall, Room 242

Indiana, PA 15705

(724) 357-3786

Joseph Kovaleski, D.Ed.

Professor of School Psychology

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Stouffer Hall, Room 246

Indiana, PA 15705

(724) 357-3785

Patricia Jamison, Ph.D.,

Director of Special Education

Kent County Public Schools

Chestertown, MD 21620

(410) 778-6422
Deanna Lock

Principal, Indian Hollow Elementary

1548 North Hayfield Road

Winchester, VA 22603

(540) 877-2283

Verilənlər bazası müəlliflik hüququ ilə müdafiə olunur © 2016
rəhbərliyinə müraciət