Faculty: Maria Veronica ZapaterRaberov, PsyD

Maria Veronica Zapater-Raberov

Maria Veronica Zapater-Raberov, PsyD

Adjunct Professor, Latino Mental Health Program

Degree Major/Emphasis Institution
PsyD Clinical Psychology William James College
Bachelor of Liberal Arts Psychology; and Cognitive Neuropsychology Harvard University

Courses

  • Clinical Seminar in Assessment with Latinx Population

Research and Practice Interests

  • Cross-Cultural Neuropsychology
  • Bilingual Psychoeducational evaluations (Spanish - English)
  • Diversity Equity and Inclusion
  • Advocacy for English Learner (EL) students and families
  • Latino Mental Health
  • Consultation
  • Social Justice
  • Anti-Racism Education
  • Parenting for Equity

Professional Licenses and Certifications

  • Licensed Psychologist and Certified Health Services Provider (Massachusetts)

Publications and Presentations

  • March 2019. Presenter at Culturally Responsive Assessment Practices for Latinx: Meeting the Needs of a Growing and Diverse Population Conference. Presentation titled: "Unique Considerations When Assessing School-Age Latinx in the School Setting and Private Practice"
  • December 2018. Panelist at The Intersection of Race, Resiliency and Trauma, A Community Driven Symposium.
  • Zapater-Raberov, Maria, V. (2016). Testing the Cultural Fairness of the Spanish Version of the Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination-Revised (ACE-R) Through Item Analysis with a Peruvian Population. Doctoral Project. ProQuest.
  • Almeida, J., Mahon, B., Zapater-Raberov, V., Dziuba, A., Cabaco, T., Marques, F., Nakayama, K. and Caramazza, A. (2013). Grasping with the eyes: the role of elongation in visual object recognition. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience.

Concurrent Leadership, Service and Professional Activities

  • Private and school-based evaluation services to school-age students struggling with learning disorders, attention-deficit disorders, and severe emotional and behavioral challenges.

Prior Experience

  • Postdoctoral and clinical experience performing a wide range of evaluations (neuropsychological, psychoeducational, attentional, social-emotional) to school-age children at Boston Neuropsychological Services.
  • APA internship at Lynn Community Health Center
  • Neuropsychology internship at Brigham and Women's Hospital - Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology.
  • Administered psychological testing batteries in Spanish at Metrowest Neuropsychology LLC and at The Brenner Center

Professional Affiliations

  • Hispanic Neuropsychological Society (NHS)