Jay Schneller, PhD, attended Barry University, where he earned his master’s degree in psychology, specialist degree in school psychology, and doctorate in educational leadership in exceptional student education. Dr. Schneller is a nationally certified school psychologist and works in the Tacoma Public Schools (WA). He practices the full scope of school psychology with specialization in distress assessment and adolescent behavior in schools to mitigate school violence. He is the author of the Psychosocial Evaluation and Threat Risk Assessment (PETRA), which assesses psychosocial symptomatology and threatening student behaviors to guide intervention. Dr. Schneller has presented at state and national conferences about identifying and responding to student distress in schools.
From its modest beginnings in Bob and Cathy Smith's home years ago, PAR has grown into a leading publisher of psychological assessment materials designed to help our customers better serve their clients.