Dr. Jed Yalof Receives the Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award

NARBERTH RESIDENT RECEIVES THE LINDBACK TEACHING AWARD
FROM IMMACULATA UNIVERSITY

Narberth resident Jed Yalof, Psy.D., ABPP, ABSNP, professor of psychology and chair of the graduate psychology department at Immaculata University, was presented with the 2004-2005 Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award during the university´s Commencement ceremony. Each year the award is given to a faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in teaching.
"As a faculty member, Jed is the very definition of mentor. He works closely with students to develop within them the highest level of professionalism, including respect for the individual, esteem for the profession, high standards of ethical practice, and a comprehensive and integrated knowledge base in the field," comments Sister Carroll Isselmann, IHM, Ed.D., vice president for academic affairs.
Dr. Yalof is a licensed psychologist in the states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey; a certified school psychologist in Pennsylvania; a diplomate in clinical psychology; and a diplomate in school neuropsychology. He is also listed in the National Register. Beginning his career at Immaculata University in 1984, he served as director of counseling and testing services until 1995 and is currently the chair of the Graduate Psychology department and coordinator of the Psy.D. program in Clinical Psychology.
He earned his BA in psychology from the State University of New York at Albany and his MA in clinical services from Southern Connecticut State College. In 1983, he received his Psy.D. from Illinois School of Professional Psychology. The Philadelphia State Hospital was the site of his predoctoral internship and he served as a postdoctoral fellow at the Devereux Foundation. He received certification in school psychology from Bryn Mawr College and a certificate in neuropsychology from the Fielding Institute.
Throughout his career he has been involved in all aspects of his profession. He has an independent psychology practice and is a member of several professional organizations including the American Psychological Association, Pennsylvania Psychological Association (served as past president of the Academic Division), and the Society for Personality Assessment. His writings are numerous and include publishing the book Training and Teaching the Mental Health Professional: An In-Depth Approach in 1996 and coauthored a chapter in the book Psychoanalytic Interviewing in 2004. He has also published in the areas of psychotherapy, assessment, neuropsychology, clinical supervision, ethics, and teaching. Since 2003 he has served as the editor of Society for Personality Assessment Exchange. He has also been involved in book and manuscript reviews, served as a board diplomate examiner, visiting professor, and presenter for workshops and conferences.
Immaculata University, a Catholic coeducational institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.

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