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Assistant Professor of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology



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Researchers to address critical need in tracking young students’ progress

With a $1.6 mil­lion grant from the U.S. Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion, North­eastern pro­fes­sors will develop a Web-​​based system that teachers can use to more easily track the progress of chil­dren with emo­tional or behavior disorders.

07/02/15 - BOSTON, MA. - Amy Briesch, Assistant Professor Department of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology and Robert Volpe, Associate Professor Department of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology. Both have received a $1.6 million grant from the US Department of Education to develop a web-based system for school teachers to monitor social behavior in their children. Photo by: Ian Hurley/Northeastern University

3Qs: When to diagnose and treat children for ADHD

Ear­lier this month, the Amer­ican Academy of Pedi­atrics expanded the guide­lines for diag­nosing and treating chil­dren with atten­tion deficit hyper­ac­tivity dis­order (ADHD), low­ering the age to include kids as young as 4 years old. We asked Robert Volpe, asso­ciate pro­fessor in the Bouvé Col­lege of Health Sci­ences, whose research involves assessing the aca­d­emic prob­lems chil­dren with ADHD expe­ri­ence, to ana­lyze the new guide­lines — and dis­cuss how research in this area has evolved in recent years.

Photo by Christopher Huang.

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