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4.20
RCAAS Featured in Rutgers Today
On April 2nd, Rutgers Today featured GSAPP’s Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services (RCAAS) in celebration of World Autism Day. The article discusses the center's unique supports for adults with autism and the implementation of current remote support services as a result of... read more
3.20
Center of Alcohol & Substance Use Studies Faculty published in Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment
Dr. Lesia Ruglass, GSAPP Associate Professor and Assistant Director of Rutgers’ Center of Alcohol & Substance Use Studies (CAS), and Dr. Denise Hien, GSAPP Professor and Director of CAS,  recently had an article published in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment with former CAS... read more
3.20
India Autism Center's International Conference Features RCAAS
  In January 2020, Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services (RCAAS) Founding Executive Director, Christopher Manente, Ph.D., BCBA, and SungWoo Kahng, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Associate Professor and Director of Academic Programs in Autism and ABA at GSAPP, visited Kolkata, India for the India Autism... read more
2.20
Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services (RCAAS) Participant Earns Employee of the Semester
Jordan Hines, a participant in the Supporting Community Access through Leisure and Employment (SCALE) program, was awarded Employee of the Semester at the Cook/Douglass Recreation Center on Thursday, February 6th. SCALE is a unit within the Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services (RCAAS) that... read more
3.20
RCAAS Launches Training Partnership with NJ Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS)

The Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services (RCAAS) will be partnering with the New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) to provide training for all DVRS counselors working with individuals with autism at three strategic... read more

2.20
Dr. Denise Hien Receives An Eminent Scholar Mentorship Award From Umbc

Congratulations to Dr. Denise Hien, GSAPP Professor and Director of The Center of Alcohol & Substance Use Studies, on receiving an Eminent Scholar Mentorship Award from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)!

As... read more

1.20
Dr. Sungwoo Kahng Re-Elected to the BACB Board

Dr. SungWoo Kahng, Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Psychology at GSAPP, was re-elected to another 3-year term on the Board of Directors of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB).

The... read more

1.20
Dean Conway leads efforts for augmenting social responsiveness at NCSPP Mid-Winter Conference
1.20
Dr. Kristen Riley Awarded $15k Grant From RWJ Barnabas

Dr. Kristen Riley, Assistant Professor at GSAPP, was recently awarded a $15k grant from RWJ Barnabas for her Keeping Black Mothers Alive line of research.

This research proposal entitled, Pilot Study of HealthGrid® mHealth... read more

1.20
Dr. Timothy Cleary Receives the Barry J. Zimmerman Award for Outstanding Contributions from the American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Dr. Timothy Cleary, Chair of Department of School Psychology and Associate Professor at GSAPP, received the Barry J. Zimmerman Award for Outstanding Contributions to the fields of studying and self-regulated learning research. Dr.... read more

12.19
GSAPP Collaborates with Children's Specialized Hospital to Increase Access to Developmental Screening Throughout NJ

Despite guidelines, many pediatricians do not systematically use developmental screening tools. Conducting screenings in childcare settings may improve rates of early identification for young children at developmental risk.

Jeffrey Shahidullah (former faculty member), GSAPP faculty, Dr.... read more

12.19
Congratulations to Dr. Louis Sass on His Latest Achievements

Congratulations to Dr. Louis Sass on receiving the “Award for Distinguished Theoretical and Philosophical Contributions to Psychology” from APA Division 24 (Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology) of the American Psychological... read more

12.19
Dr. Linda Reddy Attends APA's Meeting for a Newly Created Task Force

APA has brought together five scholars and the leadership of the National Education Association (NEA), American Federation for Teachers (AFT), and Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) to launch a Task Force focused on addressing violence against educators in American... read more

11.19
Dr. Denise Hien Speaks with Dr. Anne Wagner on the intersection between PTSD and substance abuse at ISTSS 2019

At the 2019 International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) 35th Annual Meeting in Boston, Dr. Denise Hien, GSAPP Professor and Director of Rutgers Center of Alcohol &... read more

4.20
GSAPP Student Awarded Frank J. Epifanio Minority Graduate Student Scholarship
Congratulations to Crystal Molyneaux, a doctoral student in GSAPP's school psychology program, for winning the Frank J. Epifanio Minority Graduate Student Scholarship from the New Jersey Association of School Psychologists (NJASP)! The scholarship is awarded to a minority graduate student who... read more
3.20
Congratulations to GSAPP Clinical Psy.D. Students - National Match for Psychology Internship Results
Congratulations to our 4th and 5th-year clinical students who participated in the National Match for Psychology Internship Programs!  GSAPP clinical students are required to attend APA-Accredited internship programs. We are very excited and proud to report that 100% of the clinical students... read more
12.19
GSAPP Collaborates with Children's Specialized Hospital to Increase Access to Developmental Screening Throughout NJ
Despite guidelines, many pediatricians do not systematically use developmental screening tools. Conducting screenings in childcare settings may improve rates of early identification for young children at developmental risk. Jeffrey Shahidullah (former faculty member), GSAPP faculty, Dr. Susan... read more
12.19
GSAPP Student Hui Jiang Delivers Keynote in China on Autism Intervention
On October 20, Hui Jiang, a first-year School Psy.D. student, delivered the keynote presentation at Dami and Xiaomi Child Development Center, which is a center-based school for children with Autism in China. This was the 5th-anniversary symposium on early childhood special education... read more
8.19
GSAPP Student Eleanore Hall and GSAPP Faculty Jeff Shahidullah highlight the need to target mental health needs of low-SES NICU families
GSAPP student Eleanore Hall and GSAPP assistant professor Jeffrey Shahidullah published a paper in the Journal of Perinatology discussing the need to strategically target low Socioeconomic Status Mothers (SES) Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) families to address mental health concerns. Given... read more
6.19
GSAPP STUDENT SADE PORTER RECEIVES THE FRANK J. EPIFANIO MINORITY GRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
Sade Porter, a first-year doctoral student in the school psychology program at GSAPP, was recently awarded the Frank J. Epifanio Minority Graduate Student Scholarship from the New Jersey Association of School Psychologists at the Spring NJASP conference.      ... read more
2.19
Congrats to Dr. Brian Chu, students Denise Guarino and Christina Mele for publishing an article on Cognitive and Behavioral Practice journal
Congrats to GSAPP faculty Dr. Brian Chu, students Denise Guarino and Christina Mele for publishing an article "Developing an Online Early Detection System for School Attendance Problems: Results From a Research-Community Partnership" on Cognitive and Behavioral Practice journal! ... read more
9.17
Nicole Eskenasi was awarded
Nicole Eskenasi (4th year Clinical) was awarded the New Jersey Psychological Association Foundation’s Scholarship for Research on Diversity Issues for her submission,  “Women Warriors: Exploring the Various Dimensions of Female Service-Members’ Role Identities." She will be receiving... read more
5.19
Alumna Strives to Make a Difference for Juveniles in the Justice System
GSAPP alumna Jennifer Jones-Damis wants to make a difference for juveniles in the justice system. Going beyond punishment, Jones-Damis teaches young inmates how to learn from their past and make better decisions. Read more about her story at Rutgers Today.  Jennifer Jones-Damis... read more
3.19
Congratulations to Brian Eichert and Ava Lorenzo for publishing an article on NASP Publication
Congratulations to GSAPP alumni Brian Eichert and Ava Lorenzo for publishing an article "Implementing SEL Initiatives as School Psychology Trainees: Pushback, Buy-In, and Progress" on Communiqué, the official newspaper of The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)! Learn more at... read more
2.19
Monica Indart: Serving Some of the Most Vulnerable
Monica Indart: Serving Some of the Most Vulnerable Monica Indart, PsyD (Clinical '94) Dr. Monica Indart (’94) has made it part of her life’s work to champion the causes of some of the world’s most vulnerable people: refugee immigrant asylum seekers. For almost 20 years, through her... read more
2.19
Roy Aranda Hosts New Spanish TV Show
Dr. Roy Aranda Hosts New Spanish TV Show Dr. Roy Aranda in the show with the Immigration Attorney David Sperling GSAPP alum Roy Aranda (’82) is the host of a new talk show on Spanish-language television network, TribunaTV. Aranda began the show “to empower Hispanic viewers by... read more
12.18
The Peterson Prize has been bestowed upon David B. Sacks, PsyD, ABPP
One of GSAPP’s most distinguished awards, the Peterson Prize, has been bestowed upon David B. Sacks, PsyD, ABPP. This award was named for Donald R. Peterson, the first dean of GSAPP, to recognize an alumnus for outstanding contributions to the profession. A travel scholarship awarded to a student... read more
4.18
Dr. Ed Adams and APA Division 51 Conference in the News
Dr. Edward Adams ('79), a GSAPP alumn and current American Psychological Association (APA) Division 51 president,  facilitated a workshop, "Facing the Issues: Masculinities in Research and Practice,” at the APA's Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity, Division 51... read more
4.18
GSAPP Alum Roy Aranda Inducted Into National Academies of Practice
GSAPP Alumn Dr. Roy Aranda ('82) was inducted into the National Academies of Practice as a Distinguished Practitioner and Fellow of the Pscyhology Academy at their induction ceremony and awards banquet on April 14, 2018, in Atlanta, Ga. Aranda was one of three psychology inductees,... read more
2.18
ALUM ROY ARANDA was Interviewed to discuss the Parkland School Shooting
GSAPP alum Dr. Roy Aranda (’82) was interviewed by Wliny Radio on Tuesday, Feb 27  to discuss the Parkland school shooting and the hot topic about arming teachers. Listen to the radio program at  https://www.spreaker.com/user/iradiousa/standing-on-principal-0202718. 
2.18
GSAPP HOSTS ALLIANCE TO END HATE NJ
GSAPP hosted the inaugural meeting of the Alliance to End Hate NJ on February 15, 2018, at the Center for Applied Psychology. The event drew representatives from a wide variety of organizations and institutions, including schools, law enforcement, the U.S. Congress, faith-based organizations, and... read more
2.18
ALUM LINDA TAMM TRAVELS TO CUBA WITH WOMEN’S ENTREPRENEURIAL GROUP
Linda Tamm (Clinical, ’98) recently travelled to Cuba with a women’s entrepreneurial group, Leading Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners. The trip afforded Tamm (third from right) with the opportunity to network with other American business women, tour fledgling Cuban businesses, and... read more