Janise  Parker

Assistant Professor of School Psychology

Office: 3127
Phone: (757) 221-6086
Email: [[jparker]]
Areas of Expertise: Student Engagement and Motivation, Culturally Responsive Practice in School Psychology, School-based Mental Health Services


Janise Parker is an Assistant Professor of School Psychology. She completed a two-year postdoctoral appointment in the school psychology program at the University of South Florida, doing both research and teaching, prior to coming to William & Mary. In addition to her current appointment, Janise is a Licensed Psychologist and Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP).

Dr. Parker's research primarily focuses on student engagement and motivation among adolescent males, and culturally responsive practice in school psychology. Along those lines, she has much experience collaborating with high school educators to support at-risk youth from diverse backgrounds and providing counseling support in public schools for middle and high school students.


Ph.D. in School Psychology, University of Florida, 2015
M.Ed. in School Psychology, University of Florida, 2013
B.S. in Psychology, Florida State University, 2010

Selected Publications
Parker, J., & Joyce-Beaulieu, D. (2015). Preparing for career positions. In D. Joyce-Beaulieu & E. Rossen, The school psychology practicum and internship handbook, 185-202. NY: Springer Publishing.

Joyce-Beaulieu, D., Sulkowski, M., & Parker, J. (2015). Cognitive behavioral therapy for internalizing problems. In D. Joyce-Beaulieu & M. Sulkowski, Cognitive behavioral therapy in K-12 schools: A practitioners' workbook, 67-79. NY: Springer Publishing.

Waldron, N., Parker, J., & McLeskey, J. (2014). How are data systems used in effective inclusive schools? In J. McLeskey, N. L. Waldron, F. Spooner, & B. Algozzine (Eds.), Handbook of effective inclusive schools: Research and practice, 155-166. NY: Routledge Press.

Parker, J., Zaboski, B., & Joyce-Beaulieu, D. (2016). School-based Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for an Adolescent Presenting with ADHD and Explosive Anger: A Case Study. Contemporary School Psychology, 1-14.