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Jessica Emick
Jessica Emick, PhD
Doctoral Faculty - School of Psychology
Cleveland, OH

jemick@fielding.edu

PhD, University of Maryland
College Park, 2007
 
MA, University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO, 2003
 

Areas of Instruction:

  • Developmental Psychology
  • Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies
  • Psychometrics
 

Scholarly & Professional Interests:

Practice Interests
  • Pediatric Psychology
  • School Based Consultation
  • Neurodevelopmental Issues
  • Therapy with Children and Families
Research Interests
  • Development of Executive Functioning
  • Assessment Issues Related to Infants and Young Children
 

Professional Memberships:

  • 2007-present: Ohio Psychological Association (2007-Current)
  • 2003-present: American Psychological Association (2003-Current)
  • 2005-2007: American Educational Research Association
 

Honors and Awards:

  • 2006: CAPS Dissertation Award, University of Maryland Department of Counseling and Personnel Services
  • 2006: Goldhauber Travel Grant, University of Maryland Graduate School
  • 2002-2003: Colorado Graduate Fellowship, University of Northern Colorado Department of Psychology
 

Publications:

  • Welsh, M., & Emick, J. (2011). Tower of Hanoi performance in first-grade children participating in the NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development (SECCYD). Manuscript under preparation.
  • Kopriva, R., Wiley, D.E., & Emick, J. (2007). Status 2007: Inspecting the validity of large-scale assessment score inferences for ELLs and others under more optimal testing conditions--Does it measure up. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED. 497497).
  • Kopriva, R., Wiley, D.E., Emick, J.E. (2007). Inspecting the Validity of Large-Scale Assessment Score Inferences for ELLs and Others under More Optimal Testing Conditions—Does it Measure Up? Paper commissioned for the Assessment and Accountability Comprehensive Center, WESTED, San Francisco, CA.
  • Kopriva, R., Emick, J., Hipolito-Delgado, C., & Cameron, C. (2007). Do proper accommodation assignments make a difference? Examining the impact of improved decision-making on scores for ELLs. Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 26, 11-20.
  • Winter, P., Kopriva, R., Chen, S., Emick, J. (2006). Exploring individual and item factors that affect assessment validity for diverse learners: Results from a large-scale cognitive lab. Learning and Individual Differences, 16, 267-276.
  • Emick, J.E. & Welsh, M. (2005). Association between formal operational thought and executive function as measured by the Tower of Hanoi-Revised Learning and Individual Differences, 15, 177-188.
  • Karlin, N.J., Emick, J., Mehls, E. & Murry, F.R. (2005). Comparison of Efficacy and Ageism Levels Between Psychology and Nursing Students. Gerontology and Geriatrics Education, 26(2), 81-96.
 

Presentations:

  • Emick, J., Glick, K., & Schumenr, A. (2011, June). How to do more with less: How to create a successful learning environment. Presented at the Milestones conference on Autism and Aspergers in Cleveland, OH.
  • Emick, J. (2010, November). Professional Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Birth to 5 Population. Presented at the Midwest Symposium on Autism and Asperger's in Minneapolis, MN.
  • Emick, J. (2010, November). Developmental Indicators Of ASDs: Birth To 5 Population. Presented at the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI) in Columbus,Ohio
  • Emick, J., Marker, C., & Cunningham, W. (2009, October). Research-based Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Interventions: Individual, Group, and School. Presented at the Ohio Psychological Association in Columbus, Ohio.
  • Emick, J. (2008, October). The Nuts and Bolts of Autism Evaluation: From Screening Comprehensive Assessment. Presented at the Ohio Psychological Association in Columbus, Ohio.
  • Marker, C., Weeks, M., Pohlman, K., Kraegel, I., & Emick, J. (2008, April). Treatment for Children with High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders. Presented at the National Conference in Child Health Psychology, Miami, FL.
  • Johnstone, C., Allman, C., Altman, Emick, J., Hall, T., Ketterlin-Gellar, L., Thurlow, M., & Tindal, G. (2007, April). Universal Design of Assessment: Report from a Researchers’ Summit. Presented at the American Educational Research Association national meeting, Chicago, IL.
  • Emick, J., & Kopriva, R. (2007, April) The Validity of Large-Scale Assessment Scores for ELs Under Best Practices Testing Conditions: Does Validity Vary by Language Proficiency? Presented at the American Educational Research Association national meeting, Chicago, IL.
  • Emick, J. (2006, April). Joint play and executive function: Secondary analysis of longitudinal data. A poster presented at the 2006 American Educational Research Association national meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  • Emick, J., Mann, H., Kopriva, R., & Ming-Yi, C. (2006, April). Language Liaisons: American Educational Research Association national meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  • Emick, J., Kopriva, R., Chen Su, C., Mislevy, R., & Carr, T. (2006, April). Achieving accurate results for diverse learners: Access-enhanced item development. A paper discussion presented at the 2006 American Educational Research Association national meeting, San Francisco, CA.
 

Funded Grants/Contracts:

  • 2004-2007: Contract ($700) with Riverside Publishing Company, per training, for providing private trainings regionally and nationally on the Battelle Developmental Inventory 2nd Edition (BDI-2).
  • 2005-2006: Contract ($500) with the Riverside Publishing Company for the try-out of the Cognitive Assessment System-Revised (CAS-R).
  • 2002-2003: Contract ($1500) with Riverside Publishing Company for national standardization (validity and stability)and field test (palm software) of the Battelle Developmental Inventory 2nd Edition (BDI-2).
  • 2002: Contract ($2000) with Riverside Publishing Company for national standardization (convergent validity and stability) of the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale Fifth Edition.
 

Professional Experience:

  • Doctoral Faculty, School of Psychology, Fielding Graduate University.
 

Other Professional Activities:

  • 2009-present: Child and Youth Behavioral Military and Family Life Consultant, Mental Health Network Government Services, US and Europe.
  • 2008-present: Psychologist Supervisor, Total Education Solutions, Cleveland, OH.
  • 2008-2011: Internship Co-Training Director, Daily Behavioral Health, Cleveland, OH.
  • 2007-2010: Adjunct Faculty Member, Argosy University Online.
 
 
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