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Nicholas J. Montany, Psy.D., ABSNP

N.Y. State Certified School Psychologist

Diplomate, American Board of School Neuropsychology

(845) 871-5570 ext. 5576

nmontany@rhinebeckcsd.org

 

School psychologists help children and youth succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally. They collaborate with educators, parents, and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments that strengthen connections between home, school, and the community for all students.

School psychologists are highly trained in both psychology and education, completing a minimum of a specialist-level degree program (at least 60 graduate semester hours) that includes a year-long supervised internship. This training emphasizes preparation in mental health and educational interventions, child development, learning, behavior, motivation, curriculum and instruction, assessment, consultation, collaboration, school law, and systems. School psychologists must be certified and/or licensed by the state in which they work (NASP, 2011). 

CLS Psychological Services Include:

  • Psychological, Neuropsychological, Emotional/Behavioral Assessment, Evaluations, & Screenings
  • Behavioral Intervention Planning
  • Individual Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Classroom Lessons
  • Program Planning, Development, & Review
  • Consultation
  • Conflict Resolution

 

Related Links

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCAGc-rkIfo

This is a 3-hour video on ADHD from one of the world's leading experts and researchers in the field, Dr. Russell Barkley.  This video contains extremely useful information and ideas for parents, caregivers, and teachers of students with ADHD.

http://www.interventioncentral.com
This is a website created by Jim Wright, a renown school psychologist and school administrator from central New York. It contains useful resources and ideas for helping children succeed in school.
http://www.ldonline.com
This is an excellent resource for any parent or teacher of a student with a learning disability and/or ADHD.
http://www.nasponline.org
This is the National Association of School Psychologists website. It contains a bounty of information and resources related to education and mental health.

 

 

 


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