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Specialty area(s)

School Psychology, Response to Intervention (RtI), Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS), Online Service Delivery

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Brief biography

Robert J. Dixon, PhD, NCSP, LP has been practicing school psychology for over 25 years. In the last 15, he has been teaching in and directing the School Psychology Program at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. In his role as Graduate Educator, he has developed several courses that reflect his interests in Response to Intervention (RtI), Research & Program Evaluation, and Supervision. He has been a member of school improvement efforts in La Crescent, MN, La Crosse, WI and Onalaska, WI. He has served on the Board of Directors for NASP and is the current chair of APA Division 16 ethics committee. He keeps his practice current by volunteering with a local school district.

Current courses at UWL

Core Instruction & Classroom Management (SPY 751)
Academic & Behavior Interventions (SPY 752)
Research & Program Evaluation in the Schools (SPY 725)
Practicum & Internship Sequences

Education

Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado
M.Ed. in Community Counseling from Loyola University of Chicago
B.A. in Psychology from the University of Manitoba

Kudos

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Robert Dixon, Psychology, presented "Shifting Landscapes: An Ethical Playbook for School Psychologists in the Days of Remote Learning" at the Illinois School Psychologists Association's Virtual Learning Opportunity on May 27 in their first online platform, which reached practitioners in several states.

Submitted on: May 29

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Robert Dixon, Psychology, presented "Transgressions in school psychology: Examining the ethical challenges and hurdles of practitioners" at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention on Feb. 20 in Bethesda, MD.

Submitted on: Feb. 23

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Betty Deboer, Robert Dixon, Daniel Hyson and Jocelyn Newton, all Psychology, presented "Capstone Projects" at National Association of School Psychologists on Feb. 19 in Bethesda, MD. All 12 students in the graduate school psychology program presented their capstone projects at the national convention.

Submitted on: Feb. 23

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Betty Deboer, Robert Dixon, Daniel Hyson and Jocelyn Newton, all Psychology, presented "Filling the seats: Strengthening the recruitment pipeline" at the National Conference on Contemporary Issues in School Psychology and Education on Feb. 18 in Baltimore, MD.

Submitted on: Feb. 23

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Robert Dixon, Psychology, presented "Moving from Intuition-Based to Evidence-Based Interventions: Using “What Works” to Enhance Your Consultation Skills" at 19th Annual Conference of the Hawaii Association of School Psychologists on Oct. 17, 2019 in Lihu'e, Kaua'i.

Submitted on: Oct. 17, 2019