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Walter Schamber

Certified School Psychologist, Psychology Resident

Biography:
 

Dr. Walter Schamber received his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in School Psychology with a specialization in neuropsychology from the University of Northern Colorado in 2008.  He completed an American Psychological Association (APA) approved doctoral internship at Sarah A. Reed Children’s Center Residential Treatment Program in 2005.  He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign in 1996.

 

Dr. Schamber’s areas of interest are neuropsychological assessment, executive functions, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), biological impacts of emotional trauma, cognition and learning, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and childhood disorders.  Dr. Schamber has presented at many state, national and international conferences; an abbreviated list is below.  He is a member of APA, APA Society for Clinical Neuropsychology Division 40 and APA School Psychology Division 16.

Education:

 

 

University of Northern Colorado,  

Ph.D. School Psychology, 2008

 

University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana,

B.S.,   Psychology,  1996

 

 

Professional Affiliations, Designations:
 

The American Psychological Association (APA) Member: 2000 to Present

 

American Psychological Association Division 16: School Psychology: Member

2000 to Present

 

American Psychological Association Division 40: Clinical Neuropsychology: Member

2000 to Present

 

 

Professional Experience:

 

2019   Northshore Psychological Associates

 

2011-2018  Pearson Clinical Assessment

Senior Behavioral Health Consultant

 

 2006-2011   Erie Public Schools

School Psychologists and Coordinator of Assessments

 2004-2008   Sarah A. Reed Children Center-Residential Treatment Program

Teaching Experience:
 
 
 

Gannon University, Erie, Pennsylvania

Adjunct Professor

EDCR 101 Educational Psychology

August 2010 to May 2011

 

University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado

Graduate Teaching Assistant

PSY 678 Applied Neuropsychology-Summer Semester 2002

PPSY 777 Personality Assessment-Fall Semester 2001

 

 

Professional Presentations:
 

Schamber, W.R.  (2017, October).  Q-Global Digital Assessment System: Surveys and

Standardized Tests.  New York Association of School Psychologists (NYASP). 

Batavia, NY. (3 hrs)

 

Schamber, W.R.  (2016, September).  The Vineland-Third Edition (Vineland-3):  Assessment of

Adaptive Behaviors for School Psychologists.  New York Association of School Psychologists (NYASP).  Batavia, NY.  (3 hrs)

 

 

Schamber, W.R.  (2016, May).  The Behavior Assessment System for Children-

Third Edition (BASC-3):  Evaluating Childhood Behaviors.  New York Association of School Psychologists (NYASP).  Batavia, NY.  (3 hrs)

 

Schamber, W.R.  (2015, March).  The Future of Assessment:  An Overview of Q-Interactive

and the WISC-V.  New York State Association of School Psychologists. Syracuse, NY.

(3 hrs)

 

Schamber, W.R.  (2014, February).  Overview of the Bayley Developmental Scales-Third Edition

(Bayley-III):   Administration, Scoring and Interpretation.  Ohio Department of Health.  Cleveland, OH.  (8 hrs)

 

Schamber, W.R.  (2013, May).  Differential Ability Scales-Second Edition (DAS-II): 

Administration, Scoring and Interpretation.  Presentation at the Pennsylvania Psychological Association Conference.  Harrisburg, PA.  (3 hrs)

 

Schamber, W.R.  (2013, May).  Overview of the Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of

 Intelligence-Fourth Edition (WPPSI-IV):  Administration, Scoring and

Interpretation.  Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists.  Philadelphia, PA (3 hrs)

 

Schamber, W.R.  (2013, April).  Overview of Q-Interactive:  Administration, Scoring and

Interpretation.  Massachusetts General Hospital.  Boston, MA.  (3 hrs)

 

Schamber, W.R.  (2012, October).  The Minnesota Multi-phasic Personality Inventory-2/RF

(MMPI-2/RF):  An Approach for Forensic Psychologists.  Presentation at the New Jersey Psychological Association Conference.  Iselin, NJ.  (1.5 hrs)

 

Schamber, W.R.  (2012, October).  Overview of the WAIS-IV and Q-Interactive:  Administration,

Scoring and Interpretation.  Presentation at the Massachusetts Psychological Association Conference.  Norwood, MA.  (1.5 hrs)

 

Schamber, W.R.  (2012, March).  Early Intervention Assessment Utilizing the Bayley Scales of

Infant and Toddler Development-Third Edition.  Invited Presentation at the Bracket

Group.  Short Hills, NJ.  (8 hrs)

 

Schamber, W.R., & Quiros, A.P.  (2012, February).  Transdisciplinary Assessment Collaboration

Between Speech Pathologists and Neuropsychologists.  Presentation at the International Neuropsychology Association Conference.  Montreal, Canada.  (1.5 hrs)

 

Schamber, W.R., & D’Amato, R.C.  (2009, August).  The Executive Functions of Children Who

Have Experience Emotional Trauma.  Presentation at the 2009 American Psychological Association Convention.  Toronto, Canada.  (1 hr)

 

Schamber, W.R., & D’Amato, R.C.  (2009, February).  Evaluating the Executive Functions of

Children Who Have Been Diagnosed with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.  Presentation at the 2009 National Association of School Psychologists Convention.  Boston, MA.  (1 hr)

 

Schamber, W.R., Schrader, A.G., Manteris, E.M., & D’Amato, R.C.  (2008, February). 

Understanding Educational and Psychological Implications of Serving Children with PTSD.  Presentation at the 2008 National Association of School Psychologists Convention.  New Orleans, LA.  (1 hr)

 

Schamber, W.R., Schrader, A.G., Manteris, E.M., & D’Amato, R.C.  (2008, May).  Evaluating

the Executive Functions of Children Who Have Experienced Trauma Using Selected Subtests from the Delis Kaplan Executive Functions System.  Invited Presentation

 

 

Certifications:

 

Certified School Psychologist: Pennsylvania Department of Education - 2004 - Present

Certified School Psychologist:  Colorado Department of Education, Inactive

Publications and Editorial Activity:

Associate Editor;  International Journal of School & Educational Psychology

June 2011 to Present

 

Schamber, W.R.  (2009). Evaluating the Executive Functions of Children Who Have Experienced Trauma Using Selected Subtests from the Delis Kaplan Executive Function System.  UMI Publishing. New York, NY.