Welcome to Div. 16

Welcome to the Div. 16 (School Psychology) of the American Psychological Association. Our division represents the interests of psychologists engaged in the delivery of comprehensive psychological services in schools and other applied settings to children, adolescents and their families. Div. 16 members receive our peer-reviewed journal, School Psychology Quarterly, and triannual newsletter, The School Psychologist. You can follow our division via Facebook and Twitter.

Become Involved with Div. 16

There are a number of ways to become involved with Div. 16. You can join the division as a full, associate or student member. Those interested in greater levels of involvement can volunteer to serve on a workgroup, committee or other leadership position within the division. For information about the specific roles and duties of division officers, please see the Div. 16 bylaws. To volunteer, please email your interest, areas of expertise and most recent vita to the Div. 16 executive committee.

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Understanding mental health intervention and assessment within a multi-tiered framework: Contemporary science, practice, and policy.

This special topic section features research regarding practices that will support mental health service delivery within a school-based multitiered framework. The articles include data and discussions...

Correction to Nickerson and Mele-Taylor (2014).

Reports an error in "Empathetic responsiveness, group norms, and prosocial affiliations in bullying roles" by Amanda B. Nickerson and Danielle Mele-Taylor (School Psychology Quarterly, 2014[Mar], Vol ...

Assessing teachers’ positive psychological functioning at work: Development and validation of the Teacher Subjective Wellbeing Questionnaire.

This study reports on the initial development and validation of the Teacher Subjective Wellbeing Questionnaire (TSWQ) with 2 samples of educators—a general sample of 185 elementary and middle school t...

An integrated approach to universal prevention: Independent and combined effects of PBIS and SEL on youths’ mental health.

Mental health among children and adolescents is a growing national concern and schools have taken center stage in efforts to prevent problems and promote wellness. Although research and policymakers s...

The Kindergarten Academic and Behavior Readiness Screener: The utility of single-item teacher ratings of kindergarten readiness.

The purpose of the study was to explore the effectiveness of a brief, feasible, and cost-effective universal screener for kindergarten readiness. The study examined whether teacher ratings of kinderga...