Krystal Simmons
Clinical Associate Professor, Educational Psychology
Office#: 716A Harrington Office Building
Mail Stop: 4225
Office Phone: (979) 845-3447
Primary Emphasis Area: School Psychology
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Research Interests
Crisis prevention and intervention
Minority populations
Parent involvement in education
School interventions for disruptive behavior disorders
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Riccio, C.A., Cook, K.T., Fenning, P., & Harris, A.M. (2015). Determining readiness for internship: A complex process. Psychology in the Schools, 52, 998-1007.

2. Cook, K.T. (2015). Discovering opportunities in times of change: The revision to Head Start’s Performance Standards and its implications to future childhood development research. Journal of Childhood & Developmental Disorders, 1(1:3), 1-5.

3. Cook, K. T. (2014, July). Counseling students in levels 2 and 3: A PBIS/RTI guide: Counseling in schools differs from counseling in private settings. The School Psychologist: Newsletter of Division 16, 68(3)

* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts (Current)

Catapult Round 4 - Up, Up, and Away: Expanding and Enriching CEHD Global Education Experiences ($30,000). (Co-PI)
TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2018/01/15 - 2019/06/15
Total Funding: 0.
SPSY 612-Individual Assessment
Educational and clinical applications of individual assessment; diagnostic measures of intelligence, perception and/or achievement. Integration of test results into an educational assessment report including instructional and educational recommendations.
SPSY 683-Practicum
The student applies the knowledge and skills obtained during graduate coursework, including, but not limited to the following: assessment for intervention; direct interventions such as counseling, behavior management; indirect services such as consultation, in-service, and program evaluation. The student performs a variety of school psychologist activities with children with and without disabilities of all ages.
SPSY 683 Practicum
This course is designed to provide an introductory practicum experience in clinic-based psychotherapy with children and adolescents. This course will provide you with hands-on experience in conducting intake assessments, formulating and implementing treatment plans, evaluating client progress, writing clinical reports (e.g., intake reports), and completing clinic paperwork.
Courses Taught
Editorial Board Member-TASP Journal
Research and Practice in the Schools: The Official Journal of the Texas Association of School Psychologists

(2016). Award, CEHD Climate Chair.  Climate Award

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