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Meet Dr. Lisa Daniel

"And He has said to me, 'My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness.' Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weakness, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me." 2 Corinthians 12:9 NASB

Dr. Lisa Daniel, Associate Professor of Psychology, has served ETBU since 2019, previously teaching at other universities/colleges, in full or part-time positions, teaching undergraduate and/or graduate students. Dr. Daniel is a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) providing psychological services in the public school setting since 2004. Services provided include conducting evaluations to determine disability identification, providing counseling, intervention, consultation, program development and coordination, and training. She was awarded the Specialist Level LSSP of the Year by the Texas Association of School Psychologists in 2009 and awarded the Outstanding School Psychologist Doctoral Level Award in 2017. She is a member of TASP, the National Association of School Psychologist (NASP), and Psi Chi International Honor Society. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Health, Master of Science degree majoring in Applied and School Psychology, and a Doctoral degree in Educational Psychology from Texas A&M University-Commerce. Research interests include diversity and cultural differences, working memory, depression, efficiency of training programs for mental health professionals, non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI), suicide prevention and intervention, trauma impacts, and crisis intervention and preparedness as a part of a comprehensive school safety planning approach. Dr. Daniel is a Trainer of Trainers for NASP's PREPaRE Workshop 1: Crisis Prevention & Preparedness:  Comprehensive School Safety Planning and Workshop 2: Crisis Intervention & Recovery: The Roles of School-Based Mental Health Professionals.  She has completed research on effects of crowding on working memory and has written book reviews over reading assessment and intervention, cross-battery assessment, and social-emotional learning. She serves on the editorial review board for TASP journal, Research and Practice in the Schools, and on TASP's Crisis Response Committee. Dr. Daniel strives to serve and help others, attributes all of her success and opportunities to Jesus Christ, and strives to put Him first and foremost in her life.