Understanding Your Child’s Psychosocial Educational Assessment

Understanding Your Child’s Psychosocial Educational Assessment 1 hour 30 minutes
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Tomina SchwenkeTomina J. Schwenke, Ph.D, ABPP, CI, CT, QMHI
Psychologist and Sign Language Interpreter

Tomina is a licensed and board-certified psychologist and nationally certified sign language interpreter, residing in Atlanta, GA. She is an Assistant Professor at the Emory University School of Medicine, program director of Emory’s jail-based Competency Restoration program and provides treatment at the Emory Clinic. She previously provided psychological services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people at the Foundling Hospital, Lexington School, and Lexington Center for the Deaf.

Tomina has held a private practice for mental health services for individuals who are hearing, Deaf and DeafBlind. Additionally, she presents and publishes on topics related to advocacy, interpreter burnout, psychological testing, and forensic psychology. She was awarded the Richard Morrel Community Commitment Award (Emory), the Martin Seligman Student Research in Psychology and Deafness Award and Outstanding Journal Article Award (ADARA), and the Dennis Brady Service Award (CUNY).

In her spare time, she is also interpreting for top-level musical and theatrical performances and running marathons. Tomina has presented for NYDBC several times and at different venues, including DeafBlind Awareness Day and the first Northeast Regional CHARGE Syndrome Conference, hosted by NYDBC.

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