• School-Clinical Child Psychology Program, PsyD

  • News and Events

    Presentations, Publications and Professional Achievements
    • Student-authored or co-authored 57 articles and presentations to professional and lay audiences during the 2014-15 academic year.
    • Alumni-authored or co-authored more than 182 articles and presentations to professional and lay audiences from 2010-15.
    • Program faculty members-authored or co-authored 55 articles and presentations to professional and lay audiences in the 2014-15 academic year.

    Upcoming Conferences

    • New York Association for School Psychologist Conference 2015 - October 22-24 New York.
    • Association for Behavioral Cognitive therapies Annual Convention - November 12-15 Chicago.

    Job Announcement  

    • You can find job announcements at our program's Listserv 
    • If you are a student or alumnus from our program or a faculty member, you can join this listserve. See our "Resources" page for other career search links.

     Highlights from Student, Faculty, and Alumni Events 


    The Ferkauf School-Clinical Child Faculty and Students Welcomes Dr. Erum Nadeem

    Dr. Nadeem will join the School-Clinical Child Psychology faculty in August 2015. Dr. Nadeem is a clinical psychologist who studies the quality of mental health care and the implementation of evidence based treatments in schools and community settings. She is currently completing a study utilizing a community-partnered research approach to improve trauma care in schools, is conducting research focused on teacher consultation supporting the use to effective classroom practices for students with behavioral needs, and is collaborating on a project designed to improve access to early services for young children at risk for autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Nadeem also conducts observational and intervention studies focused on the implementation of evidence-based treatments for a range of childhood disorders across New York City and New York State through partnerships with community clinics.  Finally, Dr. Nadeem has strong research interests in Latino mental health, community partnered research methods, and ethnic disparities in mental health and academic outcomes.

    Dr. Nadeem earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology at University of California, Los Angeles She then obtained post-doctoral training in health services research through the UCLA School of Public Health-RAND Health Services Training program and worked in the UCLA Health Services Research Center.  Dr. Nadeem is a national trainer and expert in the Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS), and an investigator in NYU's IDEAS Center for improving the implementation of evidence-based services for children and families (PI, Kimberly Hoagwood).

    Congratulations to Dr. Greta Doctoroff

    Dr. Greta Doctoroff has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor and has been awarded tenure. Greta joined our faculty in 2007. Her research and scholarship has focused on the development and prevention of conduct problems and school failure in young children, particularly those growing up in poverty. You can learn more about Greta and her work by visiting the Research link or the Faculty link.  

    School Clinical Child Students (Lindsey Giller and Erin Sadler) Treating Children with Selective Mutism Read Full Article... 

    Ferkauf Doctoral Student Creates Widespread Movement to Combat Girl-on-Girl Bullying   

    Seventh grade was brutal for Patricia Ottaviano: without any warning, her friends all seemed to turn on her at once, leaving her isolated, hurt and confused. “It was like something out of a movie,” she recalled. And it wasn’t a passing phase—the situation worsened as the school year went on until it was so bad Ottaviano felt her only option was to change schools. “It was a very prolonged, very personal experience with bullying,” she said. Read more... 



    Ferkauf Student, Patricia Ottaviano

    2016 Class Dinner

    Class of 2016 Dinner 

    WISC-V workshop for Alumni Oct 2014

    WISC-V Workshop, Alumni, Fall 2014


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