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Jessica Glass Kendorski, PhD, NCSP, BCBA-D, Director of MS Program in School Psychology with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis


Dr. Jessica Glass Kendorski is an Associate Professor and Director of the MS program in School Psychology/Applied Behavior Analysis at PCOM. She received her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the APA-accredited program at Temple University. She is a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania, and maintains certifications as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and School Psychologist nationally (NCSP) and in New Jersey. She is faculty advisor for PSI CHI, the national honor society in psychology. Her primary research interest and expertise focus on supporting the social, emotional, and behavioral development of children diagnosed with neurodevelopmental disorders in the home, school and residential settings. In addition, she actively works with school districts to improve systems for all students through the reform of school and district-wide academic and behavioral policies and practices. Dr. Kendorski has led the development of the Applied Behavior Analysis programs at PCOM as well as the approval of these programs by the Behavioral Analysis Certification Board (BACB).

Prior to her current position at PCOM, she was a Senior Educational Consultant at the May Institute, where she partnered with, and supported local school districts in the implementation of school and district wide Positive Behavior Support Initiatives. Additionally, she worked at the Linden’s Neurobehavioral Stabilization Program, a residential program specializing in treating children with autism and other developmental disabilities to overcome severe behavioral challenges. She also completed extensive neuropsychology training at Bancroft, where she currently serves as a member of the Rehabilitation Services Board of Trustees. Dr. Kendorski is a regular contributor to Healthy Kids on philly.com. An appreciative mom of two, she is passionate about child advocacy, education, and positive parenting practices.

Read her philly.com Healthy Kids blog: http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/healthy_kids/?cat=Jessica+Kendorski&main=PC+Healthy+Kids

Areas of Professional Interest

Social and Emotional Development
Learning and Applied Behavior Analysis
Positive Parenting Practices
Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
School Systems and Practices
Home and School Collaboration

Recent Publications and Presentations

Perrin, F.A., Progar, P.R., Kendorski, J.G. (manuscript in preparation) A Behavioral Economic Perspective of Preference Assessments.

Kendorski, J.G., Allen, S.L.(2014). Autism Spectrum Disorders: Differential Diagnosis and Implications for PCOM Family Medicine Spring Review (2014)

Kendorski, J.G. (October, 2014).Effective Classroom-Wide Discipline and Instructional Strategies. Invited Training, Ewing School District, New Jersey.

Kendorski J.G. (March 2013) Designing Systems to Promote Treatment Integrity. Invited Training, Melmark Expert Speaker Series, Berwyn, PA.

Allen, S.L., Kendorski, J.G. (May, 2013). Classroom Strategies for Students with Brain Injury. Annual Conference for the Brain Injury Alliance, New Jersey, Eatontown, NJ.

Hale, J.B., Metro, N., Kendorski, J.G., Hain, L.A., Whitaker, J., & Moldovan, J. (2009). Facilitating school reintegration for children with Traumatic Brain Injury. In A. Dvis (ed.), Handbook for Pediatric neuropsychology. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Landgraf, J.A., Kendorski, J. (March, 2009). Praise Patrol: Using An Individual Student’s Needs To Drive A Class-Wide Intervention. Annual Convention of the Association for Positive Behavior Support, Jacksonville, FL.

Feinberg, A., Kendorski, J. (February, 2009). Assessing Fidelity of Implementation When Developing a Response to Intervention Model. Annual Convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, Boston, MA.

Hain, L.A., Hale, J.B., Kendorski, J.G. (2008). The enigmatic population of specific learning disabilities: Comorbidty of psychopathology in cognitive and academic subtypes. In S.G. Feifer & G. Rattan (Eds.) Emotional Disorders: A Neuropsychological, Psychopharmacological, and Educational Perspective. Middleton, MD: School Neuropsych Press.

Glass, J.A. (2004, March) Bullying Preventions and Interventions: What Works. In I.    Hyman (Chair), School Bullying: Theory, Research, Assessment and Interventions. Symposium conducted at the Temple School Psychology Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Glass, J.A. (2003, June). Theoretical Perspectives of School Bullying: A Review of Empirical and Clinical Support. In I. Hyman (Chair), School Bullying: Theory, Research, Assessment, and Intervention. Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Glass, J.A.; Perrin, F.A., Haas, D., Progar, P. R., Spiga, R., Page, T.J., Worsdell, A. S. (2004,June). Demand Effects on Preference in Human Free Operant Responding. Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Boston, Massachusetts.

Editorial Service

Reviewer, Journal of the Trainers of School Psychologists

Reviewer, Routledge: Taylor & Francis

Reviewer, Psychology In Schools

 

Last Updated: 7/1/15