Shane R. Jimerson

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Shane Jimerson
Ph.D.
Smiling man in suit and tie
Shane R, Jimerson
Citizenship United States
Alma mater University of California, Berkeley
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Known for Treatment of traumatic stress
Awards Division 16 Outstanding Service Awards
President’s Award of Excellence, National Association of School Psychologists
Scientific career
Fields Psychology
Institutions University of California, Santa Barbara

Shane R. Jimerson, Ph.D., is a professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara in the Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology and a nationally-certified school psychologist.[1] He is recognized by the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress as a board-certified expert and diplomate, and is included in its international registry of experts in traumatic stress specializing in children, families and schools.[2] Jimerson is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, Division 16 (School Psychology).

Education and academic career[edit]

Jimerson earned a B.A. in psychology with a minor in education from the University of California, Berkeley in 1992. He earned an M.A. in Child Development in 1994 and doctoral degrees in school psychology and child development in 1997 from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Research[edit]

Jimerson’s publications and presentations have provided insight into the developmental pathways of school success and failure; the efficacy of early prevention and intervention programs (grade retention, among others); school psychology internationally; developmental psychopathology, and school crisis prevention and intervention.[1]

Publications[edit]

Jimerson is lead editor of The Handbook of School Violence and School Safety: International Research and Practice (2012, Routledge),[3][4] co-editor of Best Practices in School Crisis Prevention and Intervention (2012, National Association of School Psychologists)[5] and lead editor of The Handbook of Bullying in Schools: An International Perspective (2009, Routledge),[6][7] The Handbook of International School Psychology (2007, SAGE Publishing)[8] and The Handbook of Response to Intervention: The Science and Practice of Assessment and Intervention (2007, Springer Science).[9] He co-authored School Crisis Prevention and Intervention: The PREPaRE Model (2009, National Association of School Psychologists),[10][11] the five-book grief-support group curriculum series The Mourning Child Grief Support Group Curriculum (2001, Taylor and Francis),[12] Identifying, Assessing, and Treating Autism at School (2006, Springer Science),[13] Identifying, Assessing, and Treating Conduct Disorder at School (2008, Springer Science),[14] Identifying, Assessing, and Treating PTSD at School (2008, Springer Science)[15] and Identifying, Assessing, and Treating ADHD at School (2009, Springer Science).[16]

Curriculum[edit]

In collaboration with other school-psychology researchers and a filmmaker Jimerson created the Promoting Positive Peer Relationships Bullying-Prevention Program, which includes curricula for the classroom, professional development and parent and community outreach.[17]

Leadership[edit]

Jimerson has chaired and served on a number of boards and advisory committees at the state, national and international levels, including:

  • President, Division 16 (School Psychology), American Psychological Association (2012)[18][19][20]
  • Vice-president for Convention Affairs and Public Relations, Division 16 (School Psychology), American Psychological Association (2008–2010)
  • President-elect, International School Psychology Association[21]
  • Chair, Research Committee, International School Psychology Association (2000–present)[22]
  • Chair, Division 16 (School Psychology) conference proceedings, 2005 American Psychological Association Conference
  • Chair, 2005 Division 16 Lightner Witmer Award Committee
  • Chair, School Psychology Research Collaboration Conference (2003 and 2005)

International appointments[edit]

Jimerson is involved in school psychology at the international level. His appointments include:

  • Northern Caribbean University, Jamaica – Visiting Professor, 2012[23]
  • United Nations Education Science Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Higher Education, Education For All (HEEFA) Member, 2012
  • Aligarh Muslim University, India – External Examiner, 2012
  • Dhaka University, Bangladesh – Visiting Professor, 2011
  • Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium – External Examiner, 2011
  • Aligarh Muslim University, India – External Examiner, 2011
  • University of the Western Cape, South Africa – External Examiner, 2011
  • University of Hong Kong – Visiting Professor, 2010
  • University of Manchester, England - Visiting Professor 2009
  • University of Hong Kong – International Advisory Committee on Doctor of Psychology Programme 2009–2011
  • Tallinn University, Estonia – External Reviewer, 2007
  • University of Hong Kong – External Examiner and Review Board 2006–2008
  • Estonian Science Foundation – Review Board 2005–2007
  • Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati India – External Examiner 2006–2008
  • Massey University, New Zealand - External Reviewer – Review Board 2005
  • Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan – External Examiner 2004–2005

Editorial positions[edit]

Jimerson is an editor of School Psychology Quarterly,[24][25] has been an editor of The California School Psychologist,[26] associate editor of School Psychology Review,[27] served on the editorial boards of the Journal of School Psychology,[28] School Psychology Review and School Psychology Quarterly, and reviews manuscripts for Psychology in the Schools,[29] Review of Educational Research[30] and Journal of Educational Psychology.[31] He is lead editor of the Developmental Psychopathology at School book series published by Springer Science.[32]

Awards[edit]

Jimerson’s service to Division 16 of the American Psychological Association resulted in his receiving Division 16 Outstanding Service Awards in 2005 and 2010.[33] In addition, he received the President’s Award of Excellence from the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) in 2006 for his contributions to the PREPARE school-crisis prevention and intervention curriculum.[34]

Jimerson received Best Research Article awards from the Society for the Study of School Psychology in 1998 and 2000. He received the 2001 Outstanding Article of the Year Award from the National Association of School Psychologists’ School Psychology Review. That year, Jimerson was also elected to membership in the Society for the Study of School Psychology. His scholarship was also recognized by the American Educational Research Association with its 2002 Early Career Award in Human Development. Jimerson and his UCSB research team received the 2003 Outstanding Research Award from the California Association of School Psychologists. That year, he also received the Lightner Witmer Early Career Contributions Award from Division 16 (School Psychology) of the American Psychological Association.[35] Jimerson and his team also received the 2004 Outstanding Research Award from the California Association of School Psychologists. In 2006, he received the President’s Award for Exemplary Contributions from the California Association of School Psychologists.[36] In 2007, Jimerson was elected a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Division 16 (School Psychology). He received the 2010 Outstanding Contributions Award from the American Psychological Association, Division 16 (School Psychology). Jimerson presented the 2012 Evan Brown Distinguished Lecture at the University of Nebraska, Omaha,[37] and received the 2012 Ronda Talley Distinguished Leader and Advocate Award from Indiana University.[38] His research continues to highlight the impact of early experiences on subsequent development, emphasizing the importance of research informing professional practice to promote the social and cognitive competence of children.

Books[edit]

  • Jimerson, S. R., Nickerson, A. B., Mayer, M. J., & Furlong, M. J. (Eds) (2012). Handbook of School Violence and School Safety: International Research and Practice (2nd Edition). New York: Taylor and Francis.
  • Brock, S. E., & Jimerson S. R. (Eds.) (2012). Best Practices in School Crisis Prevention and Intervention (2nd Edition). Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.
  • Miller, D. & Brock, S. E. (2011). Identifying, Assessing, and Treating Self-Injury at School. New York: Springer Science. In the Developmental Psychopathology at School book series, Edited by Shane Jimerson and Stephen Brock
  • Li, H., Pearrow, M., & Jimerson, S. R. (2010). Identifying, Assessing, and Treating Early Onset Schizophrenia at School. New York: Springer Science. In the Developmental Psychopathology at School book series, Edited by Shane Jimerson and Stephen Brock
  • Jimerson, S. R., Swearer, S. M., & Espelage, D. L. (Eds) (2010). The Handbook of Bullying in Schools: An International Perspective. New York: Routledge.[39]
  • Brock, S. E., Nickerson, A. B., Reeves, M. A., Jimerson, S. R., Lieberman, R., & Feinberg, T. (2009). School Crisis Prevention and Intervention: The PREPaRE Model. Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.
  • Brock, S. E., Jimerson, S. R., & Hansen, R. (2009). Identifying, Assessing, and Treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) at School. New York: Springer Science. In the Developmental Psychopathology at School book series, Edited by Shane Jimerson and Stephen Brock
  • Nickerson, A. B., Reeves, M. A., Brock, S. E., & Jimerson, S. R. (2009). Identifying, Assessing, and Treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) at School. New York: Springer Science. In the Developmental Psychopathology at School book series, Edited by Shane Jimerson and Stephen Brock
  • Christo, C., Davies, J., & Brock, S. E. (2009). Identifying, Assessing, and Treating Dyslexia at School. New York: Springer Science. In the Developmental Psychopathology at School book series, Edited by Shane Jimerson and Stephen Brock
  • Hughes, T. L., Crothers, L. M., & Jimerson, S. R. (2008). Identifying, Assessing, and Treating Conduct Disorder at School. New York: Springer Science. In the Developmental Psychopathology at School book series, Edited by Shane Jimerson and Stephen Brock
  • Jimerson, S. R., Burns, M. K, & VanDerHeyden, A. M. (Eds) (2007). Handbook of Response to Intervention: The Science and Practice of Assessment and Intervention. New York: Springer Science.
  • Jimerson, S. R., Oakland, T. D., & Farrell, P. T. (Eds) (2007). The Handbook of International School Psychology. London: SAGE.
  • Jimerson, S. R., & Furlong, M. J. (Eds) (2006). Handbook of School Violence and School Safety: From Research to Practice. Mahwah, New Jersey. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.
  • Brock, S. E., Jimerson, S., & Hansen, R. (2006). Identifying, Assessing, and Treating Autism at School. New York: Springer Science.
  • Brock, S. E., Lazarus, P. J., & Jimerson S. R. (Eds.) (2002). Best Practices in School Crisis Prevention and Intervention. Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.
  • Lehmann, L., Jimerson, S., & Gaasch, A. (2001). The mourning child grief support group curriculum: Teens together version. Philadelphia, PA: Brunner & Routledge.
  • Lehmann, L., Jimerson, S., & Gaasch, A. (2001). The mourning child grief support group curriculum: Middle childhood version. Philadelphia, PA: Brunner & Routledge.
  • Lehmann, L., Jimerson, S., & Gaasch, A. (2001). The mourning child grief support group curriculum: Early childhood version. Philadelphia, PA: Brunner & Routledge.
  • Lehmann, L., Jimerson, S., & Gaasch, A. (2001). The mourning child grief support group curriculum: Denny the Duck preschool version. Philadelphia, PA: Brunner & Routledge.
  • Lehmann, L., Jimerson, S., & Gaasch, A. (2001). Grief support group curriculum facilitators handbook. Philadelphia, PA: Brunner & Routledge.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dr. Jimerson's Homepage". University of California, Santa Barbara. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "National Center for Crisis Management". National Center for Crisis Management. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Jimerson, Shane R. (2006). The Handbook of School Violence and School Safety. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. ISBN 9780805852233. 
  4. ^ "Michael Furlong and Shane Jimerson of UC Santa Barbara's Gevirtz School co-edit the second edition of the Handbook of School Violence and School Safety". University of California, Santa Barbara. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  5. ^ Jimerson, Aaron (2002). Best Practices in School Crisis Prevention and Intervention. NASP Publications. ISBN 9780932955845. 
  6. ^ Jimerson, Shane R. (2009). Handbook of Bullying in Schools: An International Perspective. Routledge. ISBN 9780805863925. 
  7. ^ "New handbook by Shane Jimerson of UC Santa Barbara's Gevirtz School is comprehensive source of information about bullying in schools". The Gevirtz School, UC Santa Barbara. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  8. ^ Jimerson, Shane R. (2007). The handbook of international school psychology. Sage Publications. ISBN 9781412926690. 
  9. ^ Jimerson, Shane R. (2007). Handbook of Response to Intervention: The Science and Practice of Assessment and Intervention. Springer. ISBN 9780387490533. 
  10. ^ Jimerson, Shane R. (2009). School Crisis Prevention and Intervention: The PREPaRE Model. National Association of School Psychologists. ISBN 9780932955678. 
  11. ^ "Professor Shane Jimerson of UC Santa Barbara's Gevirtz School presents in Greece to prepare psychologists to prevent and respond to school violence". University of California, Santa Barbara. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  12. ^ Jimerson, Shane R. (2000). Mourning Child Grief Support Group Curriculum: Early Childhood Edition : Kindergarten-Grade 2. Psychology Press. ISBN 9781583910986. 
  13. ^ Jimerson, Shane R. (2006). Identifying, Assessing, And Treating Autism at School. Springer. ISBN 9780387296012. 
  14. ^ Jimerson, Shane R. (2008). Identifying, Assessing, and Treating Conduct Disorder at School. Springer. ISBN 9780387743936. 
  15. ^ Jimerson, Shane R. (2008). Identifying, Assessing, and Treating PTSD at School. Springer. ISBN 9780387799155. 
  16. ^ Jimerson, Shane R. (2009). dentifying, Assessing, and Treating ADHD at School. Springer. ISBN 9781441905000. 
  17. ^ "Stories of Us". Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  18. ^ "Shane Jimerson of UC Santa Barbara's Gevirtz School named President Elect of APA Division 16 – School Psychology". The Gevirtz School, UC Santa Barbara. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  19. ^ "American Psychological Association, Division 16: School Psychology". American Psychological Association. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  20. ^ "American Psychological Association, Division 16, School Psychology, President's Message: "Working together to advance science, practice, and policy relevant to school psychology"". American Psychological Association. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  21. ^ "International School Psychology Association". International School Psychology Association. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  22. ^ "International School Psychology Association". International School Psychology Association. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  23. ^ "Professor Shane Jimerson of UC Santa Barbara's Gevirtz School serves as Distinguished Visiting Professor at Northern Caribbean University in Jamaica". University of California, Santa Barbara. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  24. ^ DeAngelis, Tori. "A global lens to support students Shane Jimerson wants to increase international, policy and early-career submissions to School Psychology Quarterly". American Psychological Association. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  25. ^ "School Psychology Quarterly". American Psychological Association. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  26. ^ "The California School Psychologist". California Association of School Psychologists. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  27. ^ "School Psychology Review". National Association of School Psychologists. Archived from the original on 16 May 2012. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  28. ^ "Journal of School Psychology". Elsevier. 
  29. ^ "Psychology in the Schools". Wiley. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  30. ^ "Review of Educational Research". SAGE. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  31. ^ "Journal of Educational Psychology". American Psychological Association. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  32. ^ "Developmental Psychopathology at School". Springer. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  33. ^ "American Psychological Association, Division 16: School Psychology". American Psychological Association, Division 16: School Psychology. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  34. ^ "Shane Jimerson from UC Santa Barbara's Gevirtz School receives two awards recognizing his leadership in the field of School Psychology". University of California, Santa Barbara, The Gevirtz School. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  35. ^ "Lightner Witmer Award". American Psychological Association. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  36. ^ "Shane Jimerson from UC Santa Barbara's Gevirtz School receives two awards recognizing his leadership in the field of School Psychology". The Gevirtz School, UC Santa Barbara. 
  37. ^ "School Psychology: Creating our Future(s)". Indiana University. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  38. ^ "Shane Jimerson of UC Santa Barbara's Gevirtz School presents the Evan L. Brown Lecture at the University of Nebraska". The Gevirtz School, UC Santa Barbara. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  39. ^ "New handbook by Shane Jimerson of UC Santa Barbara's Gevirtz School presents the latest international information on school psychology". University of California, Santa Barbara. Retrieved 25 July 2012.