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Psychology Faculty - Stephanie Coleman

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Stephanie Coleman

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Office: N1059
(713) 221-5088
colemanst@uhd.edu

Dr. Coleman began teaching at UHD in 2014. She completed her M.A. and Ph.D. in School Psychology at the University of Missouri and her predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Cypress-Fairbanks ISD. She has previous clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and families in school and clinical/community settings. Dr. Coleman is a Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) in the state of Texas.

​Doctorate degree: Educational Counseling & Psychology (University of Missouri-Columbia)

  • PSY 3302 Educational Psychology
  • PSY 3320 Research Methods
  • PSY 3322 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY 4306 Theories of Personality
  • PSY 4395 Special Projects in Psychology

​Dr. Coleman is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at UHD. Dr. Coleman received a Ph.D. in School Psychology at the University of Missouri (APA-Accredited) in July 2012. Dr. Coleman completed a pre-doctoral internship at Cypress-Fairbanks ISD (APA-Accredited). She is a Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) and was a school-based clinician for two years before joining the faculty at UHD in Fall 2014. Her extensive clinical/school-based practice experience qualify her to teach Educational Psychology (PSY 3302) and Theories of Personality (PSY 4306). Dr. Coleman has an active research agenda which specifically explores (1) understanding and developing system capacity to deliver high quality mental health and educational interventions, and (2) promoting positive classroom learning behaviors for youth. Her active research agenda along with her education and training qualify her to teach Research Methods (PSY 3320).Dissertation: Examining a strengths-based approach to promoting student engagement with school: A pilot study.

Teaching Experience:

2013: Adjunct Instructor (Graduate level), University of Missouri

2008-2010: Teaching Assistant (Graduate level), University of Missouri

2008: Course Instructor (Graduate level), University of Missouri

2006-2007: Teaching Assistant/Small Group Instructor (Undergraduate level), University of Missouri

Academic Scholarship/Research/Creative Endeavors:

Maras, M. A., Coleman, S. L., Gysbers, N. C., Herman, K., & Stanley, B. Measuring evaluation competency among school counselors (2013). Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation, 4(2), 99-111. doi:10.1177/2150137813494765

Splett, J. W., Coleman, S. L., Maras, M. A., Gibson, J. E., & Ball, A. (2011). Learning by teaching:  Reflections on developing a curriculum for school mental health collaboration. Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 4(2), 27-38.

Coleman, S. L., Beitman, B., & Celibi, E. (2009).Weird coincidences commonly occur. Psychiatric Annals, 39(5), 265-270.

Coleman, S. L., & Beitman, B. (2009). Characterizing high frequency coincidence detectors. Psychiatric Annals, 39(5), 271-279.

Dr. Coleman's scholarship focuses on (1) understanding and developing individual and organizational capacity to deliver high quality mental health and educational interventions, and (2) promoting positive classroom learning behaviors for youth. She has particular interest in implementation science and best practices in school mental health. Dr. Coleman is especially interested in community/school-based research.

PUBLICATIONS

Maras, M. A., Coleman, S. L., Gysbers, N. C., Herman, K., & Stanley, B. (2013). Measuring evaluation competency among school counselors. Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation, 4(2), 99-111.  

Splett, J. W., Coleman, S. L., Maras, M. A., Gibson, J. E., & Ball, A. (2011). Learning by teaching: Reflections on developing a curriculum for school mental health collaboration. Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 4(2), 27-38.  

Pastorek, M., Saeki, E., Coleman, S., Crawford, S., Hartmann, K., Beason, S., Glennon, S., & Hendricker, E. (2013, February). Integrating applied research and intern training in a school setting. Paper presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Seattle, WA.  

Maras, M. A., Coleman, S., Gysbers, N., Herman, K., Stanley, B., & Flaspohler, P. F. (2010, November).  Evaluation capacity in school mental health: Lessons from school counseling. Multi- paper session presented at the 2010 Conference of the American Evaluation Association, San Antonio, TX.


Awards

Missouri Association of School Psychologists Doctoral Student Scholarship (2010)

Walter S Monroe Research Fellowship, University of Missouri (2009)

 

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