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Carlen Henington

Carlen Henington

Professor and Program Coordinator of School Psychology
Email: Dr. Henington
Telephone: (662) 325-7099

Education

  • A.A., Palomar College, General Studies with Honors
  • B.A., San Diego State University, Psychology with Distinction
  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University, Educational Psychology with Emphasis in School Psychology, Specialization in Child Clinical

Research Interests

  • Academic and behavioral assessment and intervention
  • Program assessment and evaluation
  • Policy and professional issues in education

Courses Taught

  • Human Growth &Development
  • Human Development and Learning Strategies
  • Evaluating Learning
  • Principles of Educational Psychology
  • Introduction to Research in Educational Settings
  • Psychology and Education of the Mentally Retarded
  • Applications of School Psychology
  • Teaching of Reading
  • Applications of School Psychology
  • Data-based Decision Making in Education
  • Child Behavior and Personality Assessment
  • Supervised Experiences in School Psychology: Assessment
  • Introduction to School Psychology
  • Individual Assessment for Educational and Related Settings
  • Assessment and Interventions for Academic Skills Deficits
  • Internship in School Psychology
  • Integrated Psycho-Educational Assessment
  • Contemporary Legal, Ethical, and Professional Issues in School Psychology
  • Advanced Psychological Consultation and Supervision
  • Special Topic: Advanced Social Psychology
  • Special Topic: Infant and Toddler Assessment and Development
  • Special Topic: History and Systems of Psychology
  • Special Topic: Academic Clinic Practicum
  • Seminar in Contemporary School Psychology

Selected Publications

  • Henington, C. (in press). Response to intervention. In J.M. Sattler (Ed.), Assessment of children: Behavior, social, and clinical foundations (6th ed.). La Mesa, CA: Jerome M. Sattler, Publisher, Inc.
  • Henington, C., & Reisener, C.D. (in press). Review of The Capute Scales. In B.S. Plake, J.C. Impara, & R.A. Spies (Eds.), The nineteenth mental measurements (pp. ??-??). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute.
  • Mong, M., Doggett, R.A., Mong, K.W., & Henington, C. (in press). An evaluation of the Math to Mastery intervention package with elementary school students in a school setting. Journal of Evidence-based Practices in the Schools.
  • Toghiani, R.K., Minerick, A.R., Walters, K.B., Hill, P.J., & Henington, C. (2011). Engineering future chemical engineers: Incorporation of process intensification concepts into the undergraduate curriculum. 2011 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference Proceedings, AC 2011-1239.
  • Toghiani, R.K., & Henington, C. (2011). Simulated moving bed reactors - An instructional module for incorporation of process intensification concepts into the senior reactor design course. 2011 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference Proceedings, AC 2011-1068.
  • Henington, C. (2010). Behavior Assessment. In B.T. Erford (Ed.), Professional school counseling: A handbook of theories, programs, and practices (2nd ed.). (pp. 540-554). Greensboro, NC: CAPS Press.
  • Henington, C. (2010). Review of the Developmental Profile - Third Edition.In B.S. Plake, J.C. Impara, & R.A. Spies (Eds.), The eighteenth mental measurements (pp. 43-45). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute.
  • Henington, C. (2010). Review of the Beck Youth Inventories for Children and Adolescents (Second Edition).In B.S. Plake, J.C. Impara, & R.A. Spies (Eds.), The eighteenth mental measurements yearbook (pp. 168-170). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute.
  • Henington, C., & Doggett, R.A. (2010). Setting up and managing a classroom (pp. 233-250). Professional School Counseling: A Handbook of Theories, Programs, & Practices (2nd Edition). Greensboro, NC: ERIC/CASS.

Selected Publications

  • Callender, S., & Henington, C. (2011, February). Championing children with your state early childhood advisory council. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, San Francisco, CA.
  • Callender, S., & Henington, C. (2012, February). Early childhood transitions: C to B to beyond. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Klein, C.J., Groff, P.L., Wolf, H., Henington, C., Minor, E., & Wynn, B. (2012, February). Increasing academic, social, and behavior skills through a summer program. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Philadelphia, PA.
  • McMullin, W.A., Klein, C.J., Ho, T., Henington, C., & Reisener, C.D. (2012, February). Social skills training for children using AAT and SCORE. Presented at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Association for Psychology in the Schools, Jackson, MS.
  • Mong, M.D., & Henington, C. (2012, February). Brief experimental analysis of reading intervention for fluency level students. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Philadelphia, PA.

Selected Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Member IRB, Mississippi State University
  • Editorial Board, Psychology in the Schools
  • Program Reviewer for the Commission on Accreditation, American Psychological Association
  • Program Reviewer / Graduate Education Workgroup - Co-Chair Interagency Coordination, National Association for School Psychologists
  • President - 2011-2012 / Research Chair, Mississippi Association for Psychology in the Schools
  • Chair, Comprehensive Service Provider Development, Mississippi Governor's Interagency Coordinating Council

Selected Grants

  • Hill, P.J., Henington, C., Koshka, Y., Myers, O., & Thibaudeau, G. [Co-PIs] (2010). Multifunctional nanostructures for integrated electrical, chemical, mechanical and biological applications: An interdisciplinary certificate program. National Science Foundation. Awarded $199,999 (revised budget dated August 9, 2011 - 3 year grant).
  • School District training grants for behavioral specialists (average of 8 co-authored per year).
  • Toghiani, R.K., Minerick, A.R., Henington, C., Walters, K., & Hill, P.J. [Co-PIs] (2009). Engineering Future Chemical Engineers: Incorporation of Process Intensification Concepts into the Undergraduate Curriculum. Submitted to the National Science Foundation. Awarded $149,999 (revised budget dated December 5, 2008 - 3 year grant).

Selected Honors and Awards

  • Quest for the Best (San Diego State University)
  • Mortar Board (San Diego State University) - Outstanding Member
  • Departmental Outstanding Dissertation Award - Texas A&M University
  • Diversity Award - College of Education, Mississippi State University
  • Outstanding Faculty Member (semester award), Mississippi State University Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Outstanding Teaching Award, Mississippi State University Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa