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David R. Morrison, Ed.D.

Chair and Professor, School Counseling and School Psychology
Phone: (626) 815-6000 Ext. 5129
Email: drmorrison@apu.edu
Fax: (626) 815-6000 Ext. 5351
Dr Morrison is the chair of the department of School Counseling/ School Psychology. Under the leadership of Dr. Morrison the department continues to evolve and make significant and relevant contributions in the field of education. The programs of school psychology and school counseling are highly regarded in the professional community. The school psychology program is a approved by the National Association of School Psychologist (NASP). The School Counseling Program offers a Masters of Arts in Educational and Clinical Counseling; this innovative degree/credential combines a clinical mental health emphasis with traditional educational expertise and will offer graduates the ability to meet the changing demands of school based mental health services.

Dr Morrison, a licensed Educational Psychologist, has been active in providing school districts educationally related mental health services for over 30 years. He has provided psychological and behavioral services for students and their families in a variety of residential and psychiatric settings. His clinical expertise is in psychoeducational assessment and treatment of students identified as emotionally disturbed.

Education

Post Doctorate Specialization - Clinical Neuropsychology, Fielding Graduate University 2006

Ed.D. - Educational Psychology, United States International University 1992
Dissertation: Guided Group Interaction Revisited: An Evaluation of Residential Treatment Effectiveness as Defined by Outcome Performance Standards

M.S. - Marriage and Family Therapy, University of La Verne 1981

M.S. - School Counseling, University of LaVerne 1978

B.A. - Psychology, Azusa Pacific University 1976

Credentials/Certifications
Licensed Educational Psychologist, LEP 3175 (California)
Pupil Personnel Services Credential: Endorsement School Psychology
Pupil Personnel Services Credential: Endorsement School Counseling

Department

  • School of Education
    • School Counseling and School Psychology

Expertise

  • Child Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • School Counseling

Courses Taught

EDCO 572 – Psychobiology and Psychopharmacology
EDPY 637 – Child Psychopathology: Assessment and Treatment
EDPY 681 – Psychoeducational Assessment I
EDPY 682 – Psychoeducational Assessment II

Office Hours

Monday (9-12) Wednesday (9-4), Thursday (9-2) & By Appointment

Office Location

Building One, Suite 209, West Campus

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