Research

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Peer-Reviewed Publications:

Cressey, J. M., Whitcomb, S. A., McGilvray-Rivet, S. J., Morrison, R. J., & Shander-Reynolds, K. J. (2015). Handling PBIS with CARE: Scaling up to school-wide implementation. Professional School Counseling, 18(1), 90-99.

Solomon, B. G., Klein, S. A., Hintze, J. M., Cressey, J. M., & Peller, S. L. (2012). A meta‐analysis of school‐wide positive behavior support: An exploratory study using single‐case synthesis. Psychology in the Schools, 49(2), 105–121. doi:10.1002/pits.20625 

Cressey, J. M., & Hansen, S. L. (in preparation). Introducing a System of Universal Screening and Targeted Intervention for Social-Emotional and Behavioral Support. 

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters:

Cressey, J. M. (2016). Universal Design for Learning: Using UDL to make teacher education more accessible and inclusive for all. In M. T. Grassetti & S. Brookby (Eds.), Advancing next-generation elementary teacher education through digital tools and applications. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Book Reviews:

Cressey, J. M. (2015, June 15). Review of the book (Un)Learning Disability: Recognizing and Changing Restrictive Views ofStudent Ability, by AnnMarie Baines. Teachers College Record. Retrieved from http://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?ContentId=17993.

Presentations:

Cressey, J.  & D’Aloia, S. Global Accessibility Awareness Day: Creating a Truly Inclusive Experience. Presentation given via live webinar for the Blackboard Global Accessibility Awareness Day Webinar Series, Melbourne, Australia, May 2017.

Cressey, J. “Social-Emotional Learning in Teacher Education: A Needs Assessment Survey of Teacher Educators.” Presentation given to the Massachusetts Consortium for Social-Emotional Learning in Teacher Education, Tufts University, Medford MA, March 2017.

Cressey, J.M., & Hansen, S.L. Pursuing Fidelity with Tier 2 Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports on a Tight Budget. Paper presented at the annual convention of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), San Antonio TX, February 2017.

Cressey, J. M., Hansen, S. L., & Gage, M. Introducing a System of UniversalScreening and Targeted Intervention for Social-Emotional and Behavioral Support. Paper presented at the annual conference of the New England Educational Research Organization (NEERO), Portsmouth NH, May 2016.

Cressey, J. M., & Clontz, M. J. With or Without You? Examining Outlier Effects in School-wide ODR Data. Presentation at the annual conference of the Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS), Boston, MA, March 2015.

Cressey, J. M., & Morrison, R. J. Piloting the Use of Office Discipline Referrals (ODRs) in Universal Screening. Presentation at the annual conference of the Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS), Boston, MA, March 2015.

Cressey, J. M., & Whitcomb, S. A. Beyond ODRs: Using Student and Family Surveys in School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports. Paper presented at the annual convention of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), Orlando, FL, February 2015.

Cressey, J., Hytholt, V., Gold, S., Correia, M., Grassetti, M., Hara, M., Stadtler-Chester, M., and Kolodny, K. Promoting the Use of Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Methods with Preservice Teachers. Presentation at the annual conference of the Massachusetts Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (MACTE), Sturbridge, MA, April 2014.

Cressey, J., Whitcomb, S., McGilvray-Rivet, S., Morrison, R., & Shander-Reynolds, K. The CARE Program: A Case Study of School-wide Positive Behavior Support and Social-Emotional Learning in a Two-Way Bilingual Elementary School. Research-in-progress roundtable presentation at the annual conference of of the New England Educational Research Organization (NEERO), Portsmouth, NH, April 2013.

Cressey, J. Developing a universal screening tool for social, emotional, and behavioral competencies. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS), Atlanta, GA, March 2012.

Cressey, J. Development of a rating scale to formatively assess positive behaviors. Paper presented at the annual conference of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), Chicago IL, March 2010.

Cressey, J., Solomon, B., Klein, S., Peller, S., & Hintze, J. How Effective is School-Wide Positive Behavior Support in Preventing Problem Behaviors? A Meta-Analysis of the Single-Subject School-Wide Research. Paper presented at the annual conference of the New England Educational Research Organization (NEERO),
Portsmouth, NH, May 2009.

Cressey, J., & Ezbicki, K. Practice methods for improving automaticity with basic addition facts. Paper presented at the annual conference of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), Boston MA, February 2009.

Solomon, B., Klein, S., Cressey, J., Peller, S., & Hintze, J. (2008). How Effective is School-Wide Positive Behavior Support in Preventing Problem Behaviors? A Meta-Analysis of the Single-Subject School-Wide Research. Paper presented at the annual conference of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), Boston MA, February 2009.

Cressey, J., & Ezbicki, K. (2008). Improving automaticity with basic addition facts: Do taped problems work faster than cover, copy compare? Paper presented at the annual conference of the Northeast Educational Research Association (NERA), Stony Hill CT, October 2008. http://digitalcommons.uconn.edu/nera_2008/12/ 

Dissertation:
Cressey, J. (2010). Development of a Brief Rating Scale for the Formative Assessment of Positive BehaviorsOpen Access Dissertations. Paper 248. http://scholarworks.umass.edu/open_access_dissertations/248