Erin DeMaio

Graduate Assistant

Erin is a second-year graduate student in the School Psychology program at the University of Connecticut. She obtained her B.A. in Psychology, with a minor in Public Health, from Montclair State University in 2019. During her undergraduate career, she worked as a peer mentor, peer advisor, as a job coach for young adults with disabilities. She also worked as a research assistant in two labs with a primary focus on trauma and resilience, and neurocognitive disorders, respectively.

During the 2019-20 school year, Erin held a fellowship as a LEND Trainee at the UCEDD. Currently, Erin is working as an Early Childhood Personnel Center (ECPC) Research Assistant, specifically on a project investigating numerous variables associated with the preparatory standards of Early Childhood and Special Education academic programs in higher education institutions around the country.

As a graduate student, Erin is interested in the cognitive development of children in relation to social, emotional, and behavioral influences and looks forward to using her training to implement evidence-based interventions to promote student success and create a healthy, positive school climate.

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