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  Jennifer Salaway
Research Psychologist

E-mail: jls249@pitt.edu
Tel: 412.383.3307
Biography
Jennifer L. Salaway, Ph.D., NCSP, is a Research Psychologist with the Office of Child Development, Division of Applied Research and Evaluation, at the University of Pittsburgh School of Education. Dr. Salaway is also a nationally certified school psychologist. Dr. Salaway completed a collaborative pre-doctoral internship at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, the UCLID Center at the University of Pittsburgh, and the Watson Institute. Her clinical experience includes neuropsychological assessment; functional assessment and interdisciplinary teamwork; early childhood assessment, intervention, and consultation; and early literacy and language instructional support and intervention planning for young children at-risk. Dr. Salaway’s dissertation research examined the efficacy of a direct instruction add-on intervention to a developmentally appropriate practice curriculum for high-risk young children. Her applied research experience involves program evaluation of a range of early childhood and school-aged programs serving at-risk youth. Dr. Salaway’s research interests include early childhood assessment, early education, intervention, and prevention for young children. Dr. Salaway currently serves on the editorial board for Psychology in the Schools, and is an ad hoc reviewer for the Journal of Educational Research. She has presented her research at both national and international conferences (Annual National Convention of the National Association of School Psychologists and Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families). Dr. Salaway contributed to the content development of the Recognition and Response website for the National Center for Learning Disabilities, and recently co-authored a chapter in the Oxford Handbook of School Psychology.