Faculty and Staff
Jay Cerio
Director Downstate Programs
Alfred University Contact Info
Office Location: Science Center 120
Department: Downstate Programs  
Phone: 607.871.2757  
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Jay Cerio
Education

Boston College

Background
Areas of Concentration
Counseling, psychology, school psychology, family therapy, play therapy, personality assessment, cultural diversity.

Professional Affiliations
Licensed psychologist, certified school psychologist, certified school counselor.

Selected Publications
Cerio, J. (2001). The little leaf story: A transition ritual. In C. Schaefer and H. Kadison (Eds.), 101 Favorite play therapy techniques: Volume II. New York: Jason Aronson.

Cerio, J. (2001). Play therapy interventions with young school aged children. In J. Carlson & B. Waterman (Eds.), Social and personal assessment of school-aged children: Interventions for educational and clinical use. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Gaughan, E., Cerio, J.D., & Meyers, R.A. (2001). Lethal violence in schools: A national survey. Alfred, NY: Alfred University Press.

Cerio, J. (2000). Play therapy: A do-it-yourself guide for practitioners. Alfred, NY: Alfred University Press.

Cerio, J. (2000). Play therapy: A primer for school psychologists. New York School Psychologist, 19 (3), 2-4.

Cerio, J., & Boehm-Morelli, H. (1999). Future directions in play therapy research. Journal for the Professional Counselor, 14, 81-87.

Cerio, J., Taggart, T., & Costa, L. (1999). Play therapy training practices for school counselors: Results of a national survey. Journal for the Professional Counselor, 14, 57-67.

Lebitz-Guidici, K., & Cerio, J. (1999). A comparison of the effects of two family play therapy activities on preference, comfort, and satisfaction in family therapy. Journal for the Professional Counselor, 14, 69-80.

Cerio, J. (1997). School phobia: A family systems approach. Elementary School Guidance & Counseling, 31, 180-191.

Cerio, J. (1995). Systems troubleshooting for school counselors. Journal for the Professional Counselor 10, 39-48.

Cerio, J. (1995). Family systems approaches: Applications in the schools. Byways, 6 (1), 2-3.

Cerio, J. (1994). Play therapy: A brief primer for counselors. Journal for the Professional Counselor, 9, 73-80.

Cerio, J. (1993). A comparison of cognitive and affective methods of pre-counseling orientation. The New York State Journal for Counseling & Development 8, 55-63.

Cerio, J., & Gaughan, E. (1993). Family counseling in the schools. The School Psychologist, 11, 17&22.

Cerio, J. (1992). The family intervention action team: Putting family systems to work in the schools. The Family Psychologist, 8, (3), 22/29.