Name: Dr. Patrick S. O'Donnell
Title: Director, School Psychology Graduate Program
Office Location: Dyson 336
Extension: (845) 575-3000 ext. 6016
Email: Patrick.ODonnell@Marist.edu
Degrees Held:

Psy.D., School Psychology, University at Albany, SUNY
Advanced Certificate, School Psychology, Marist College
M.S., Clinical Psychology, Loyola College in Maryland
B.A., Psychology, Siena College

Certifications:

Nationally Certified School Psychologist
New York State Certified School Psychologist
New Jersey State Certified School Psychologist

Publications:

O'Donnell, P. S., & Dunlap, L. L. (2014). Training, degrees, and credentials in the hiring of school psychologists. Psychology in the Schools, 51(6), 608-624.

O'Donnell, P. S. (2013). Graphing RTI data using Microsoft Excel. New York School Psychologist, 31(1), 26-27.

O'Donnell, P. S. (2012). The state of the art of school neuropsychology [A review of the workshop The state of the art of school neuropsychology: Where have we come from and where are we headed? by D. Miller]. New York School Psychologist, 30(2), 21.

O'Donnell, P. S., & Miller, D. N. (2011). Identifying students with specific learning disabilities: School psychologists' acceptability of the discrepancy model versus response to intervention. Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 22(2), 83-94.

O'Donnell, P. S. (2011). Ethical decision-making for school psychologists [A review of the workshop Ethical decision-making for school psychologists, by B. Bole Williams]. New York School Psychologist, 24(1), 19.

Engel, N., Banister, J., Bennett, J. E., Breen, K. K., O'Donnell, P. S., & Sasso, A. (2006). Solution City [Therapeutic board game]. Los Angeles, CA: Western Psychological Services.
 

Research Interests:

Intervention and Assessment Acceptability
School Psychologist Training

 

Affiliations:

New York Association of School Psychologists
National Association of School Psychologists
American Psychological Association
Trainers of School Psychologists
Trainers of School Psychologists, New York

Presentations:

O'Loughlin, C., Montgomery, A., & O'Donnell, P. S. (2013). Developed countries' Autism rates with medical, environmental, and nutritional correlates. Poster presented at the 2013 National Association of School Psychologists Convention, Seattle, WA.

O'Donnell, P. S. (2012). Graphing, analyzing, and presenting RTI data with Excel: Making it easy for schools and families. Workshop presented at the 2012 New York Association of School Psychologists Conference, Niagara Falls, NY.

O'Loughlin, C., Montgomery. A., & O'Donnell, P. S. (2012). An analysis of environmental, medical, and nutritional factors and their relationship with Autism rates. Poster presented at the 2012 New York Association of School Psychologists Conference, Niagara Falls, NY.

O'Donnell, P. S. (2012). Solution-focused therapy techniques in a three-tier RTI model. Paper presented at the 2012 National Association of School Psychologists Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Montgomery, A., O'Loughlin, C., & O'Donnell, P. S. (2012). The evolution of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and its relationship with IDEA. Poster presented at the 2012 National Association of School Psychologists Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

O'Donnell, P. S., Funes, P., Gaydusek, D., & Kelly, T. (2011). Apps for classroom observaitons in school psychology.  Poster presented at the 2011 New York Association of School Psychologists Conference, Verona, NY.

O'Donnell, P. S. (2011). Functional behavioral assessment for school psychologists. Workshop conducted at the 2011 New York Association of School Psychologists Conference, Verona, NY.

O'Donnell, P. S. (2011, May). Designing district-level response to intervention procedures. Workshop conducted at the Kingston City School District, Kingston, NY.

O'Donnell, P. S. (2010, November). WISC-IV administration & scoring refresher. Workshop conducted at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY.

O'Donnell, P. S. (2010, November). RTI & evidence-based interventions. Presented at the Red Hook Central School District Superintendent's Conference Day, Red Hook, NY.

O'Donnell, P. S. (2009). RTI: What, how, and why. Presented at the University at Albany, SUNY, SASPA Meeting, Albany, NY.

O’Donnell, P. S. (2008). School psychologists’ acceptability of the IQ-achievement discrepancy model versus RTI in the identification of learning disabilities under IDEIA. Paper presented at the 2008 National Association of School Psychologists Convention, New Orleans, LA.

Brooks, J., Rickert, J., & O'Donnell, P. S. (2007). Surviving graduate school. Panel presented at the 2007 New York Association of School Psychologists Conference, Albany, NY.

O'Donnell, P. S., & Brooks, J. (2007). Considering treatment acceptability for behavioral and academic-based interventions. Paper presented at the 2007 National Association of School Psychologists Conference, New York, NY.

Miller, D. N., & O'Donnell, P. S. (2006). Finding flow: Enhancing engagement and subjective well-being in schools. Paper presented at the 2006 National Association of School Psychologists Conference, Anaheim, CA.

Engel, N., Filoia, K., O'Donnell, P. S., Iacovino, J., Gamble, B., Schmidt, M., Zizzamia, A., Banister, J., Bennett, J., Breen, K., & Sasso, G. (2004). Two interactive games that teach children solution-focused thinking: An easy and fun way to change the conversations that develop around problems. Workshop presented at the 2004 New York Association of School Psychologists Conference, Buffalo, NY.

Engel, N., LaRose, G., Mojica, R., Henry, J., Butler, V., Crandell, M., Ellis, J., Patchen, V., Gamble, B., O’Donnell, P., Iacovino, J., Breen, K., Schmidt, M., Filoia, K. Sasso, G., Zizzamia, A., Bennett, J., & Banister, J. (2003). Creating a supportive school culture: Introducing your colleagues and students to solution-focused thinking through collaborative consultation games. Workshop conducted at the 2003 New York Counseling Association Convention, Hauppauge, NY.