Dr. Robyn S. Hess

Robyn S. Hess

Dr. Hess is a Professor of School Psychology. After receiving her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado, she taught at the University of Nebraska at Kearney and the University of Colorado at Denver before returning to UNC. Her research interests are in the areas of school dropout/completion especially among Latino students, culturally responsive assessment and intervention, working with refugee youth and their families, systemic interventions, and stress/coping in children. Recent publications have appeared in Best Practices in School Psychology-V and The Journal of Special Education. She has co-written two books, Counseling Children and Adolescents in Schools and Public Health Problem-Solving to Address Children’s Mental Health Needs. Dr. Hess is actively involved in different school psychology professional organizations in her roles as Chair of the School Psychology Specialty Council, Past President of the American Academy of School Psychology, and Co-Chair of the School Psychology Leadership Roundtable. Dr. Hess is board certified in the area of school psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), is a licensed psychologist, and is a licensed school psychologist in Colorado.

Sample Publications:

Hess, R. S., Magnuson, S., & Beeler, L. (2012). Counseling children and adolescents in the schools. Thousand Oaks, CA :Sage.

Magnuson, S., Hess, R. S., & Beeler, L. (2012). Counseling children and adolescents in schools: Practice and application guide. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. (both books printed Nov 2011)

Hess, R. S., Short, R., & Hazel, C. (2012). Comprehensive children’s mental health services in schools and communities: A public health problem-solving approach. New York: Routledge.

Miller, J. A., & Hess, R. S. (2010). Strand #3 – Specializations in school psychology and respecialization, Trainers’ Forum, 29(2), 16-19.

Contact Info:

Robyn S. Hess, Ph.D.
Professor of School Psychology
Department of School Psychology
C.B. 131, McKee 293
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO 80639
(970) 351-1636 (office)
(970) 351-2625 (fax)