Amy Button

Assistant Professor Psychology
Psychology & Communication
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Education

  • BA: Psychology St. Bonaventure University, 2009
  • MA: School Psychology Alfred University, 2009
  • PsyD: School Psychology Alfred University, 2017

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Communication & Counseling Skills
  • Professional Preparation in Psychology
  • Psychopathology
  • Clinical Procedures
  • Research Practicum
  • Independent Study Research
  • Independent Study Course - Intro. to School Psychology
  • Group Dynamics (graduate School Psychology)

Research, Publications, & Presentations

Presentations

  • GRE Preparation (2015, September)
  • Niceness is Priceless (2015, November)
  • Introduction to Identity Development (2016, August)
  • Clinical and Counseling Graduate School Options (2015, October; 2016, 2017, September)
  • Stand up to Stigma (2016, October)
  • Omicron Delta Kappa Induction Speaker (2017, April)
  • Going First: The Implications of being a First in Family Postsecondary Student (2017, November)
  • Alfred Girl Scouts Presentation regarding Bullying (2016)
  • Alfred Girl Scouts Journey Award Presentation regarding Bullying (2017, April)

Research & Publications

  • College Students with Disabilities
  • Using The Seven Habits in Schools
  • Cyberbullying
  • Brown, A., Chiappe, D., and Button, A. (2009, May). Working memory’s relationship with social contract status. Poster session presented at the Association for Psychological Science Conference, San Francisco, CA.
  • Button, A., Iwachiw, J., and Atlas, J. (2013, August). Academic consultation for college students with disabilities. Poster session presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Honolulu, HI.
  • Carosa, C. L., and Button, A.L. (2017, March). A literature review of characteristics and factors associated with mass murders. Poster session presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference, Boston, MA.
  • Iwachiw, J., Button, A., Atlas, J., and Gaughan, E. (2012, August). The role of null results in school psychology research and publication. Poster session presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Orlando, FL.
  • Carosa, C. L., & Button, A.L. (2017). A literature review of characteristics and factors associated with mass murders. The Journal of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, 25, 42-49.

Awards/Honors

Excellence in Teaching Award
Omicron Delta Kappa
Academic Fellow in Powell Leadership Grant
Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
Psi Chi
Phi Eta Sigma
Carl Wagner Psychology Honors Award

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