Staci B. Weiner, Psy.D. Psychologist

Staci B. Weiner, Psychologist

Dr. Staci Weiner is a licensed clinical psychologist and certified school psychologist with nearly 20 years of experience. Dr. Weiner applies her expertise to forensic casework involving claims and personal injury litigation related to the diagnosis, identification, and treatment of children, adolescents, and adults in schools, mental health, and community settings.

As a school psychologist, Dr. Weiner was responsible for creating and implementing individualized education plans, as well as behavior assessments and behavioral intervention plans. Her position required meeting the mental health and educational needs of children and adolescents in both special education and regular education settings, and determining optimal educational placement. She provided counseling services to the student population and was responsible for responding to all crisis situations that occurred in the school building among the student population.

Through both group and individual therapy, Dr. Weiner is skilled in treating individuals with learning disabilities, mood and anxiety disorders, attention problems, and severe behavioral issues. She has extensive experience working with caregivers, other medical and mental health professionals, as well as various providers to develop and implement care programs that promote safety, health, and self-actualization across the lifespan of her clients.

Dr. Weiner completed her doctorate in School/Clinical Psychology at Pace University, where she now teaches doctoral level Cognitive Behavioral Therapy classes as an adjunct professor. She is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in NY and FL, and a Certified School Psychologist in NY. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology.

Professional Experience

Robson Forensic, Inc.

Associate

2019 to present

Provide forensic investigations, analysis, reports, and testimony toward the resolution of claims and personal injury litigation involving diagnosis, identification and treatment of individuals in school, mental health, or community settings given their educational, social and mental health needs.

Pace University

Adjunct Professor

2019 to present
  • Teach Psy 722 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Doctoral Students in Pace University’s Psy.D. School/Clinical Child Psychology Program
  • Formulate the curriculum for the course using PowerPoint, and video technology
  • Consult with professors, administrators, outside professionals, and other faculty
  • Create assignments for students to illustrate and facilitate understanding of course material

Apple Psychological, LLP

Founder

2005 to present
  • Conduct comprehensive psychological and psychoeducational assessments for children, adolescents, and adults
  • Provide individual, group, and family therapy
  • Supervise psychologists and social workers on evaluation and psychotherapy cases
  • Presented various seminars on dating and relationships, and social skills development for school districts and community events

North Bellmore School District

School Psychologist

2018 to 2019
  • Chaired and attended Early Intervention Team (EIT), Response To Intervention, (RTI) 504, Annual Review and Committee of Special Education (CSE) meetings
  • Provided case management for special education population and provided services for non-mandated and mandated counseling cases
  • Consulted with teachers, parents, administrators, outside professionals, and other faculty regarding student and school situations in order to educate others on mental health issues as well as advise on inclusion and class placement
  • Created and implemented functional behavioral assessments and behavioral intervention plans
  • Conducted initial and subsequent psychological assessments and reported the results of this testing with parents and staff at staff meetings and faculty development seminars

Port Washington School District

School Psychologist

2005 to 2014

School Psychologist (as per diem staff replacement) 2013-2014
School Psychologist 2005-2012

  • Responsible for creation and implementation of individualized educational plans using IEP direct
  • Attended all annual review and committee of special education meetings and chaired subcommittee meetings
  • Case managed special education population and provided services for all mandated counseling cases
  • Responsible to respond to all crisis situations that occur in the building and among the student body
  • Consulted with teachers, parents, administrators, psychiatrists, and other faculty
  • Created and implemented functional behavioral assessments and behavioral intervention plans
  • Conducted initial and subsequent psychological assessments and reported the results of this testing with parents and staff
  • Led instructional support team meetings with staff

Great Neck School District

School Psychologist

2004 to 2005
  • Responsible for creation and implementation of individualized educational plans using IEP direct
  • Attended and participated in all annual review and committee of special education meetings
  • Case managed all mandated counseling cases as well as implemented services for special education population
  • Responsible to respond to all crisis situations that occur in the building and among the student body
  • Consulted with teachers, parents, administrators, psychiatrists, and other faculty to coordinate mental health and educational needs
  • Created and implemented functional behavioral assessments and behavioral intervention plans. Conducted initial and subsequent psychological assessments and reported the results of this testing with parents and staff
  • Led instructional support team meetings with staff
  • Participated in multi-cultural awareness programs with the student body in coordination with staff
  • Provided multiple educational presentations to parents and staff on student related issues
  • Case managed special education population and provided services for all mandated counseling cases
  • Provided instruction in conflict resolution and stress management to school staff

Metro Therapy

Psychological Examiner

2010 to 2015
  • Conducted psychological assessments of students to determine the existence of disabilities as well as the need for school related services
  • Attended CSE meetings and consulted with teaching staff regarding special needs of children and adolescents

Astor Day Treatment Program

School Psychologist/Clinician

2002 to 2004

School Psychologist/Clinician 2003-2004

  • Responsible for treatment planning, individual, group, and family therapy for children with emotional disabilities in Grades 3-6
  • Presented in clinical and team meetings and consulted with teachers, parents, and staff for the purpose of coordination of care for students

Psychological Intern 2002-2003

  • Internship approved by the standards of the American Psychological Association
  • Responsible for treatment planning, individual, group, and family therapy for 14 patients
  • Presented in clinical and team meetings and consulted with teachers, parents, and staff for the coordination of care services for the students
  • Conducted psychological assessments and intake evaluations in outpatient and day treatment settings

North Shore School District

Psychological Examiner

2002 to 2002
  • Conducted psychological assessments to determine the existence of disabilities as well as the need for school-related services
  • Formulated recommendations in psychological reports

Educational Records Bureau

Psychological Examiner

2001 to 2002
  • Conducted psychological assessments with preschool and school age students
  • Wrote psychological reports using the WPPSI-R to evaluate children in Grades N-4 regarding eligibility for private schools in New York City

Psychological Corporation

Psychological Examiner

2001 to 2002
  • Assessed children in order to formulate norms and validities for the WISC-IV, WIAT-II, and Naglieri Nonverbal Achievement Test

Long Island Jewish Center

Psychology Extern

2001 to 2002
  • Responsible for 2-3 Cases which included family therapy, and individual therapy
  • Implemented behavioral intervention program with children from Grades 3-5
  • Administered psychological tests to evaluate children for intervention purposes

Pace University Clinic

Therapist in Training

2000 to 2001
  • Received supervision weekly concerning patient’s issues and techniques of therapy
  • Conducted weekly psychotherapy sessions with an adult patient

Oceanside School District

School Psychology Intern

1999 to 2001
  • Assessed children ages 5-18 using various psychological measures
  • Created and implemented various interventions for students in and out of the classroom setting
  • Counseled and observed students on a 1:1 basis as well as in a group setting
  • Participated and presented cases at the Committee of Special Education meetings

Valley Stream District 30

Substitute Teacher

1998 to 2000
  • Implemented and taught teacher’s lesson plans for grades K-6
  • Conducted anger management and social skills groups in the classroom

Howard A. Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, NYU Medical Center

Intern

1997
  • Observed individual and group therapy sessions in various health care disciplines
  • Conducted research in pediatric rehabilitation with physically injured children under supervision of a psychologist
  • Participated in team evaluation meetings providing feedback

Professional Credentials

Certified School Psychologist in New York
New York State Licensed Psychologist
Florida State Licensed Psychologist

Education

Psy.D., School/Clinical Child Psychology, Pace University, New York, NY, 2003
M.S.Ed., School Psychology, Pace University, New York, NY, 2001
B.A., Psychology, Binghamton University, NY, 1998

Continuing Education

  • 2-Day: Psychopharmacology Conference for Today's Mental Health Professional: "Must Have" Information to Better Serve Your Clients Conducted by PESI January 13-14, 2020
  • Legal Workshop for Mental Health Professionals Conducted by the Law Firm of Wisselman, Harounian, and Associates Mental Health Professionals in the Treatment of Abuse and Neglect, July 3, 2014
  • Legal Workshop for Mental Health Professionals Conducted by The Law Firm of Wisselman, Harounian, and Associates The Benefits of Parenting Plans and Understanding Mental Health Court Testimony, July 9, 2015
  • Training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy- Inn in Great Neck By Dr. Jill Rathus and Dr. Alec Miller, October 29-30, 2015
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Conducted by Summit Professional Education, May 19, 2016\

Professional Memberships

National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
Member of American Psychological Association

Publications

  • Friedman, Staci Beth, “The relationship between anxiety and self-perceived competence in children” (2003). ETD Collection for Pace University. AAI3065646

Presentations

  • Junior Journey- Exploration of Executive Functioning, Self-Awareness, and Independence, September 25, 2018
  • Test Anxiety: What are the Symptoms? How can we Develop Strategies to Overcome it? June 9, 2018
  • What Parents and Students Need to Know to Successfully Navigate the College Board Process, May 28, 2013
  • Coping with Depression: How to Recognize, Treat, and Live with Child and Adolescent Depression, May 23, 2013
  • Coping with Anxiety Disorders: How to Recognize, Treat, and Live with Child and Adolescent Anxiety, January 24, 2013
  • Social Skills, Self-Esteem, and Extra Curricular Activities: How to Optimize Your Child’s Experience, January 8, 2013
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Educational Strategies to Help Students in the Home and School Environment, November 19, 2012
  • Lasting Love Workshop, June 21, 2011
  • American Group Psychotherapy Association, INC., Choose to Be Happily Married Book Club, March 3-5, 2011

Volunteer

  • North Shore-LIJ Health System - Volunteer Status, 2013-2017
    • Participated in Grand Rounds
    • Attended multiple presentations in Health Care related topics including Mindfulness and Pain Management Techniques

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Foster Care: Evaluating Claims of Abuse and Neglect

Thursday, November 12, 2020
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Featuring Abigail Rich & Staci B. Weiner
Webinar

This webinar will review child abuse and neglect through the perspectives of two different experts. First, licensed clinical social worker, Abigail Rich will discuss the role of child protective…

Drownings with Lifeguards on Duty – The Unrecognized Victims

Thursday, June 10, 2021
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Featuring Maria Bella & Staci B. Weiner
Video Webinar

This webinar explores some commonly misunderstood aspects of drownings that occur at facilities with lifeguards on duty. When a drowning occurs at a guarded pool, the immediate reaction is often to…