Name: Dr. Mary M Stone
Title: Assistant Professor of Psychology
Office Location: Dyson 337
Extension: (845) 575-3000 ext. 2961
Email: mary.stone@marist.edu
Degrees Held:

Ph.D. in School Psychology, 05/13; FORDHAM UNIVERSITY, GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION, New York, NY

Ed.M. in School Psychology, 5/05; TEACHERS COLLEGE, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, New York, NY

B.A., Magna Cum Laude, in Psychology, 5/02; NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES, New York, NY

Certifications:

Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP)

Bio:

Mary Stone, Ph.D., came to Marist College from Fordham University where she was a Visiting Professor in the School Psychology Program and Director of the Preschool Masters Specialization.  Prior to working in academia, Dr. Stone was employed as a school psychologist in both school-based and clinical settings in Connecticut.  She is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) and has worked with students with diverse learning, behavioral, emotional, and developmental needs.  In addition, she has extensive experience consulting with parents, therapists, and educational staff to enhance the learning and social-emotional outcomes of students from preschool through high school.  Her primary research interests relate to the assessment of adaptive skills, the development of learning strategies, and supervision practices in the training of school psychologists.  Currently, she teaches graduate courses in the School Psychology Program and undergraduate courses in educational psychology and childhood exceptionality.

Publications:
Stone, M. M., Blumberg, F. C., Blair, C., & Cancelli, A.  (2016).  The ‘‘EF” in deficiency: Examining the linkages between executive function and the utilization deficiency observed in preschoolers.  Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 152, 367-375.   http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jecp.2016.07.003
 
Floyd, R. G., Shands, E. I., Phillips, J. F., Autry, B. K., Mosteller, J. A., Alfonso, V. C., Skinner-Stone, M., & Irby, S.  (2015).  A systematic review and psychometric evaluation of adaptive behavior scales and recommendations for practice. Journal of Applied School Psychology, 31, 83-113.

Oettingen, G., Grant, H., Smith, P.K., Skinner, M., & Gollwitzer, P.  (2006).  Nonconscious goal pursuit:  Acting in an explanatory vacuum. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 4, 668-675.

 

Affiliations:

American Psychological Association (APA)

Cognitive Development Society (CDS)

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

Presentations:

Stone, M. & Harsch, D.  (2016, February).  From preservice to in-service: A one-year follow-up on the impact of traditional group supervision verses structured peer group supervision in the training of preservice school psychologists. Poster presented at the annual Trainers of School Psychology conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Harsch, D. & Stone, M.  (2016, February).  Current supervision practices in the training of preservice school psychologists. Poster presented at the annual Trainers of School Psychology conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Stone, M., O’Donnell, P., & Williams, S.  (2015, Februrary).  Pilot study of traditional group supervision vs structured peer group supervision with school psychology interns.  Poster presented at the annual Trainers of School Psychology   conference in Orlandao, Florida.

Stone, M.  & Blumberg, F.  (2013, October).  An executive function account for a utilization deficiency observed in preschoolers:  Developmental trends and individual differences. Oral paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Nashville, Tennessee. 

Stone, M.  (2012, May).  Development of executive function in preschoolers.  Grand rounds presentation at the St Vincent’s Hospital Behavioral Health Spring Lecture Series, Westport, Connecticut.  

Skinner, M.  & Blumberg, F.  (2009, October).  Emerging executive functions in preschoolers.  Poster session presented at the biennial meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, San Antonio, Texas.

Skinner, M. M., & Blumberg, F. C.  (2009, August).  Development of selective attention and spatial cognition in preschoolers. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

Floyd, R., Alfonso, R., Shands, E., Phillips, J., Autry, B., Hall, J., & Skinner, M.  (February, 2008).  A quantitative review of adaptive behavior assessment instruments.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, New Orleans, LA.