|Present||Professor, Nova Southeastern University|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2016 - Present||Member, IDEA Faculty Evaluation System||2016 - Present||Member, Razor’s Edge Research Program||2015 - Present||Chair, College of Psychology Teaching Assistant Committee||2015 - Present||Member, NSU Early Immersion Program||2015 - Present||Reviewer, President’s Distinguished Professor Award Peer Review||2014 - Present||Member, Alumni Relations Committee||2014 - Present||Member, NSU Dual Admission Program||2011 - Present||Member, Art Observation Committee||2010 - Present||Member, Carnegie Initiative||2010 - Present||Member, Community Outreach/Partners hip Liaison Committee||2009 - Present||Member, CPS Technology Committee||2007 - Present||Representative, New Program Review Committee||2007 - Present||Representative, Student Life Achievement Awards Center||2014||Member, NSU Branding Committee||2014||Member, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Compliance Certification Task Force||2012||Member, Psy.D. Admissions Committee||2012||Member, Psy.D. Competency Committee||2012||IRC Member, Psy.S. program||2011||Chair, Faculty Issues Workgroup for Strategic Planning||2011||Chair, Student Issues Workgroup for Strategic Planning|
Honors and Awards
- 2012 Nova Southeastern University CPS Nominee Student Life Achievement Award Co-Curricular Advisor of the Year
- 2009 Nova Southeastern University Student Life Achievement Award Professor of the Year
- 2009 National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Presidential Award
- 2003 Nova Southeastern University Center for Psychological Studies Specialist Program Professor of the Year
- 2002 Nova Southeastern University Center for Psychological Studies Most Dedicated Professor
|Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University|
|B.S., Psychology, University of Miami|
Journal articles written or co-written by Dr. Sarah Valley-Gray
Professors in Private Practice: An Overview of the Board Certification Process The School Psychologist (2017)
In this installment of Professors in Private Practice, we introduce early career faculty to issues related to board certification with the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) In our previous article, the third in our ...
NASP Annual Report of Graduate Education in School Psychology: 2014-2015 National Association of School Psychologists Research Reports (2016)
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) collects data annually on both specialist and doctoral school psychology programs via its National School Psychology Program Database Project Survey. The project goals are to maintain transparency regarding ...
Perceptions of competencies among school psychology trainers and practitioners: What matters? Psychology in the Schools (2015)
Increasingly, professional training programs are dealing with the need for competency-based assessments of student learning outcomes. This is particularly challenging in fields such as school psychology, with competencies identified by multiple accrediting bodies and state ...
Supervision and Mentoring for Early Career School Psychologists: Availability, Access, Structure, and Implications Psychology in the Schools (2015)
This study is the first national survey of supervision and mentoring practices for early career school psychologists (ECSPs). Respondents included 700 participants, 38% of whom reported having access to professional supervision. Time, availability, and proximity ...
Betrayal Trauma among Homeless Adults: Associations with Re-Victimization, Psychological Well-being, and Health Journal of Interpersonal Violence (2014)
Betrayal trauma theory postulates that traumas perpetrated by a caregiver or close other are more detrimental to mental health functioning than are traumatic experiences in which the victim is not affiliated closely with the perpetrator. ...
Mothers' Depressed Mood and Anxiety Levels Are Reduced After Massaging Their Preterm Infants Infant Behavior and Development (2006)
Forty mothers whose preterm infants were about to be discharged from the Neonatal Intermediate Care Nursery (NICU) were randomly assigned to two groups: the first group of mothers conducted preterm infant massage and the second ...
Books and Book Contributions (22)
Book and book contributions written or co-written by Dr. Sarah Valley-Gray
Interventions for children and adolescents with Persistent Depressive Disorder Handbook of Evidence-Based Interventions for Children and Adolescents (2015)
This comprehensive handbook for evidence-based mental health and learning interventions with children and adolescents is distinguished by its explicit yet concise guidance on implementation in practice. With a compendium of proven strategies for resolving more ...