Faculty Profile

Adlin "Yanina" Gomez,  School Psychologist

University Lecturer

129 Meier Hall
219-464-6433
Yanina.Gomez@valpo.edu


Certifications

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS
• School Service Personnel Certificate endorsed for School Psychology

  1. State of Illinois Certificate, Type 73, 2000
  2. State of Indiana License, 2003
• Illinois Bilingual Special Education Approval for School Psychology (Spanish/English), 2002

Areas of Specialization

School Psychology, Educational Psychology

Courses Taught

• Test and Measurements (3 cr.) (U)
• Psychological Testing (3 cr.) (U)
• Instruction and Evaluation of English Learners (3 cr.) (G)(On-Line Course)
• Testing and Appraisal (Counseling) (3 cr.) (G)*
• Introduction to School Services and Educational Systems (3 cr.) (G)*
• Statistical Interpretation for School Program Evaluation (3 cr.) (G)*
• Advanced Topic: Advanced Statistical Interpretation (3 cr.) (G)*

* Presently Teaching - FA 2013

Research Interests

Learning & Cognition
Effective teaching strategies among school-age children and ethical issues related to English Language Learners and Special Education.

Professional Affiliations

  • Alumni Advisory, Master’s Program in Counseling Psychology at Trinity Christian College, 2010 to present
  • Board Member, The Light and Leadership Initiative, 2010 to 2012
  • President, The Association of Latin American Students, Governors State University, 1996-1998
  • Hall Council Member, Trinity Christian College, 1994-1995
  • American Psychological Association (APA), 2010 to present
  • National Association of Professional Women (NAPW), 2013 to present
  • Graduate Student Affiliate, American Psychological Association (APA), 1995 to 2009