Education: Ph.D., School Psychology,Texas A&M University, 2000; M.A., Psychology with specialization in School Psychology, California State University, Northridge; B.A., Psychology, California State University, Northridge
Specializations: Clinical Child and working with diverse at-risk children and youth.
Licensures and Credentials Credentialed school psychologist, California, 2000; Licensed Educational Psychologist, California, 2000
Teaching Interests: assessment, systems interventions, educational psychology, consultation, and school psychology practicum and internship
Research Interests: 1) psychological assessment with culturally and linguistically diverse students; 2) bilingualism and its role in second language development, cogintive development, and achievement; 3) improving mental health services for culturally and linguistically diverse students and families in the schools; 4) using consultation and system interventions in the schools; and 5) child neuropsychology and neuropsychological assessment, especially as it relates to the bilingual student.