Faculty: Jason P. Kaplan, PhD, LEP, NCSP

Jason Kaplan

Jason P. Kaplan, PhD, LEP, NCSP

Director, PsyD in School Psychology

Associate Professor, School Psychology Department

Phone
617-327-6777 x2263
Location
Work Space 208A
Degree Major/Emphasis Institution
PhD Counseling Psychology Northeastern University
MEd School Psychology University of Massachusetts
CAGS School Psychology University of Massachusetts
BA Psychology University of Massachusetts

Courses

  • Group Process and Practice (GR611)
  • Learning Disabilities: Research to Practice (IA772)
  • Internship Seminar (CS801-804)
  • Advanced Psychoeducational Assessment (PA700)
  • Practicum in Advanced Assessment (FP721)
  • PsyD level Directed Studies in Adult Life Span Development (as needed)
  • Supervision and Administration of School Psychological Services (SU 820)

Research and Practice Interests

  • Assessment and treatment of children with learning and emotional disabilities
  • Supervision and administration of school psychological services
  • Legal, ethical, and professional issues in school psychology
  • Systems interventions and strategies for change

Professional Licenses and Certifications

  • Licensed Educational Psychologist (Massachusetts Board of Allied Mental Health)
  • Licensed School Psychologist (Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education)
  • Massachusetts Licensed Psychologist, Health Service Provider (HSP)
  • Nationally Certified School Psychologist (National Association of School Psychologists)

Publications and Presentations

  • Kaplan, J. (2018, Spring). Strategies and interventions for making change happen in your school. Massachusetts School Psychologist Association Newsletter, 36, 6-8.
  • Vazquez-Nuttall, E., Li, C., and Kaplan, J. (2006). Home-school partnerships with culturally diverse families: Challenges and solutions for school personnel. Journal of Applied School Psychology, 22, 81-102.
  • Kaplan, J., and Hannah, M. (2019, February). Keep calm and group on: Evidence-based practice Mini-skills presentation at the Annual Convention of the National Association of School Psychologist, Atlanta, GA.
  • Kaplan, J. and Struzziero, J. (2018, June). Ethical guidelines for optimal supervision practice. Presented at the Massachusetts Trainers of School Psychology Supervision Institute, William James College, Newton, MA.
  • Jacobs, D., Kaplan, J., Silva, A., and Murphy, C. (2018, February). Be good to yourself: Fostering self-care and psychological hardiness. Mini-skills presentation at the Annual Convention of the National Association of School Psychologist, Chicago, IL.
  • Jacobs, D. and Kaplan, J. (2017, February). Creativity in the face of anger: Violence prevention in schools. Mini-skills presentation at the Annual Convention of the National Association of School Psychologist, San Antonio, TX.
  • Kaplan, J. (2017, February). Strategies and interventions for making change happen in your school. Practitioner conversation the Annual Convention of the National Association of School Psychologist, San Antonio, TX.
  • Kaplan, J. (2016, February). Six practical interventions for making change happen in your school. Workshop presented at the Annual Convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, New Orleans, LA.
  • Kaplan, J. (2015, March). Making change happen: Challenges and interventions for systems change in schools. Workshop presented at the MSPP School Psychology Department’s Community Forum, Newton, MA.
  • Kaplan, J. and Struzziero, J. (2013, October). Ethics: Challenges and opportunities. Workshop presented at the Annual Fall Conference of the Massachusetts School Psychologists Association, Norwood, MA.

Concurrent Leadership, Service and Professional Activities

  • Co-Chair: Ethics, Professional Standards and Credentialing Committee, Massachusetts School Psychologist Association
  • Private Practice

Prior Experience

  • School Psychologist, Newton Public Schools
  • Adjunct Faculty Member, William James College (formerly MSPP)
  • Clinician, Community Services Institute, Boston, MA (Internship)
  • McLean Hospital Learning Evaluation and Child Outpatient Clinic (Advanced Practicum)
  • Learning Specialist, Forman School, Litchfield, CT
  • Chair, Employment Committee Massachusetts School Psychologist Association

Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association
  • National Association of School Psychologists
  • Massachusetts School Psychologists Association
  • Learning Disabilities Association of America

Community Involvement

  • Affiliated Pediatrics Practice-Parent Advisory Counsel
  • Youth Soccer and Baseball Coach