Sarah Fefer

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Sarah Fefer

Assistant Professor
Associate Director of Center for Youth Engagement
School Psychology

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Biography

Assistant Professor Sarah Fefer received her doctoral degree from the University of South Florida’s APA accredited program in school psychology in 2013. She completed her predoctoral APA/APPIC accredited internship at the May Institute and her postdoctoral fellowship at UMass’ PSC. Her research and clinical interests include disruptive behavior in children and adolescents, assessment and intervention related to academic and behavioral competence, and working with families and communities to support student success.  Her current research investigates a phenomenon called the Positive Illusory Bias and symptoms of ADHD. Dr. Fefer teaches graduate level courses in prevention, development, developmental psychopathology, and single subject design. Dr. Fefer was the 2014 recipient of Division 16’s Dissertation of the Year Award.

Curriculum Vitae: 
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