Ruth W. Begun, M.S., is president of The Society for Prevention of Violence (SPV), a nonprofit organization founded in 1972 dedicated to reducing asocial behaviors in children and adults through education.
Michael C. Selbst, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and a certified school psychologist. He has extensive experience working with pre-school aged children through adults, including individuals who are gifted, have learning disabilities, social- emotional and behavioral difficulties, and children with developmental delays, including those with autism and Asperger syndrome.
Steven B. Gordon, Ph.D., ABPP, is a clinical psychologist and is on the faculty at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers University. Dr. Gordon has extensive experience providing clinical services not only for children diagnosed with phobias, stress, selective mutism, obsessive compulsive disorders and depression, but also with adults coping with anxiety, depression […]
Mark Cooperberg, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist. He has extensive experience conducting therapy and evaluations with children, adolescents, adults and their families, including individuals with a wide range of presenting problems. He has worked in numerous settings, including schools, specialized summer programs, community mental health centers, day treatment, residential placement, inpatient hospitals, and specialty outpatient clinics.
Michael J. Asher, Ph.D., (1954-2016) was a licensed psychologist in private practice at Behavior Therapy Associates, P.A. of Somerset, New Jersey. He was also a consultant to numerous school districts and private schools in New Jersey. He was a field supervisor for the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University. In addition, he […]
Shannon Trice-Black is currently a doctoral student in counseling education. She has been a school counselor for over 10 years and continues to maintain a small part-time counseling practice, working with children, adolescents, and adults. Shannon has presented her work and writings on classroom guidance, bullying, and relational aggression at conferences, workshops, and master’s level classes. […]
Ellen McGinnis, PhD, holds degrees in elementary education, special education, and school administration. She has taught elementary and secondary students in the public schools and has served as special education consultant in both public and hospital schools, school principal, special education director, executive director of student support services, and a program consultant at the state level. […]
Arnold P. Goldstein, Ph.D. (1933-2002), was Professor of Psychology and Education at Syracuse University as well as Founder and Director of the Syracuse University Center for Research on Aggression. He authored over 60 books and more than 100 articles on aggression, prosocial skills training, and juvenile delinquency. He also served as Director of the New York […]