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Dr. Michael Hass

Professor, of Scholarly Practice
Attallah College of Educational Studies
Expertise: Children and Youth Mental Health; Resilience; Trauma; Cultural Issues in Mental Health; Mindfulness; Social-Emotional Assessment
Office Location: Reeves Hall
Education:
California Lutheran University, Bachelor of Science
California State University, Northridge, Master of Arts
University of California, Irvine, Ph.D.

Biography

Michael Hass came to Chapman University in 1997 and served as Program Coordinator of the graduate program in School Psychology for more than 20 years. He teaches classes in assessment, counseling, and mental health interventions. He is proud that Chapman University became the first private institution of higher education in California to earn approval by the National Association of School Psychologists in 2005. In 2012, Chapman also became the only program in California to earn accreditation by the International School Psychology Association.

Dr. Hass received his School Psychology training from the California State University, Northridge, and earned an interdisciplinary doctorate in Social Relations from the University of California, Irvine. He worked in public schools as a school psychologist for more than 25 years. As a practitioner, his interests include school-based assessment and treatment of mental health problems and working with bilingual-bicultural youth.

Dr. Hass is currently chair of the Board of Executives of the Consortium to Advance School Psychology in Vietnam (CASP-V). Since 2009, he has traveled to Vietnam eight times to teach and conduct research. In 2015, he traveled to Vietnam to work at the Vietnam National University, University of Education, Hanoi as a Fulbright Specialist. In 2016, he earned the California Association of School Psychologists’ Sandra Goff Memorial Award for exemplary contributions to the profession of School Psychology in California and the nation.

In addition to serving as editor in chief of the journal Contemporary School Psychology, Dr. Hass is the author of Interviewing for Assessment: A Practical Guide for School Psychologists and School Counselors and co-author, with Dr. Jeanne Anne Carriere, of Writing Useful, Accessible, and Legally Defensible Psychoeducational Reports. Dr. Hass’ third book, co-authored with Dr. Amy Ardell, is Student Mental Health in the Classroom: Essentials for Teachers will be published in 2021.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

Hass, M., Nguyen T. M., & Dang H. M. (Eds.). (2020). Introduction to school psychology in Vietnam. Hanoi, Vietnam: Vietnam National University Press.
Hass, M. & McIntire, M. & Hanh, D. N. (2020). Crisis intervention and prevention in Hass, M., Nguyen T. M., & Dang H. M. (Eds.). Introduction to school psychology in Vietnam. Hanoi, Vietnam: Vietnam National University Press.
Cong, T. V. & Hass, M. (2020). Research methods in school psychology in Hass, M., Nguyen T. M., & Dang H. M. (Eds.). Introduction to school psychology in Vietnam. Hanoi, Vietnam: Vietnam National University Press.
Hass, M. (2020). Introduction to School Psychology in Vietnam. in Hass, M., Nguyen T. M., & Dang H. M. (Eds.) Introduction to school psychology in Vietnam. Hanoi, Vietnam: Vietnam National University Press
Hass, M., Maupin, Z., & Doria, M. (2020) ERMHS assessments: A Barrier to Accessing Services? Contemporary School Psychology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40688-020-00349-y
Hass, M., & Leung, B. P. (2020). When you can't RIOT, RIO: When you Can't RIOT, RIO: Tele- Assessment for School Psychologists. Contemporary School Psychology, 10.1007/s40688-020-00326-5
Hass, M., Señores Toyota, R. & Huynen, A. (2020). What is a comprehensive assessment? CASP Today, (70), 4
Hass, M. & Abdou, A. S. (in press). Psychoeducational assessment supervision. In A. Jordan Wright (Ed.) Essentials of Assessment Supervision. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons
Hass, M. R., & Abdou, A. S. (2019). Culturally Responsive Interviewing Practices. Contemporary School Psychology, 23(1), 47.
Hass, M. (2018). Interviewing for assessment: A guide for school counselors and school psychologists. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons
Hass, M. (2018). Publishing in Contemporary School Psychology. In R. G. Floyd (Ed.) An Insider’s Guide to Publishing in School Psychology and Related Fields. New York: Taylor & Francis/Routledge
Hass, M. (2017). Publishing in Contemporary School Psychology. In R. G. Floyd (Ed.) An Insider’s Guide to Publishing in School Psychology and Related Fields. New York: Taylor & Francis/Routledge
Hass, M. (2018). Interviewing to Understand Strengths. International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 10(3), 315-321.
Hass, M. & T. Sherr (2016). Building school psychology in Vietnam revisited. CASP Today. 66 (2)
Farrell, P.; McFarland, M.; Gonzalez, R.; Hass, M., & Stiles, D. (2014). The role of international accreditation in promoting academic and professional preparation in school psychology. International Journal of School and Educational Psychology. 2, 205-213, DOI: 10.1080/21683603.2014.934621
Ryan J. McGill, R. J., Styck, K. M., Palomares, R. S. & Hass, M. R. (2015). Critical issues in specific learning disability identification: What we need to know about the PSW model. Learning Disability Quarterly, DOI: 10.1177/0731948715618504
Hass, M. & J. A. Carriere (2014). Writing useful, accessible, and Legally defensible psychoeducational reports. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons
Clark, R, & M. Hass (2014, August). International accreditation standards for school psychology. In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on School Psychology in Vietnam. Keynote address at the 4th International Conference on School Psychology in Vietnam, (11-14). Ha Noi, Vietnam: Vietnam National University – University of Education.
Hass, M., A. Patterson, J. Sukraw & B. M. Sullivan. (2014). Assessing executive functioning: A pragmatic review. Contemporary School Psychology, 18, 2, pp. 91-102, DOI 10.1007/s40688-013-0002-6
Hass, M., Allen, Q & Amoah, M. (2014). Turning points and resilience of academically successful foster youth. Children and Youth services Review. DOI: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2014.07.008
Hass, M., & Kennedy, K. (2013). Social and emotional assessment of bilingual youth. In A. Clinton (Ed.) Integrated Assessment of the Bilingual Child. New York: American Psychology Association
Hass, M. (2013). The Role of School Psychologists in meeting the mental health needs of children and youth. Contemporary School Psychology. Vol. 17
Hass, M. & S. Domzalski (2013). Contemporary School Psychology supports School Psychologists in meeting the mental health needs of children and youth. Contemporary School Psychology.
Le, P., K. Hagans, K. Powers, & M. Hass. (2011) Developing School Psychology in Vietnam. NASP Communiqué, Vol. 39, 6
Hass, M. (2011). The California School Psychologists becomes Contemporary School Psychology: CSP continues to link theory to practice. Contemporary School Psychology, Vol. 15
Brockman, J., Colbert, J.A. & Hass, M. (2010). The Interrelationships among culture, communication and conflict in a newly formed doctoral program. Accepted for publication in the Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict. Allied Academies.
Hass, M. R., Brown, R. S., Brady, J., & Johnson, D. B. (2010). Validating the BASC-TRS for use with children and adolescents with an educational diagnosis of autism. Remedial and Special Education. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0741932510383160
Duncan, B., Leung, B., Le, P., & Hass, M. (2010). Building school psychology in Vietnam. CASP Today, 60 (4).
Hass, M. & Carriere, J.A.. (2008). Tools for working with school psychology practicum students and interns. CASP Today, 58 (2).
Giles, M., & Hass, M. (2008, March 28). Fostering a healthy body image: Prevention and intervention with adolescent eating disorders. Journal of School Counseling, 6(13).
Hass, M., & Graydon, K. (2008). Sources of resiliency among successful foster youth, Children and Youth Services Review, doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2008.10.001