TITLE: Identifying Emotional, Learning, Social and Behavioral Problems
Special Guest: Dr. Dani Levine, Therapist and Educational Consultant
Dr. Levine’s expertise in psychological and educational testing assists her in identifying emotional, learning, social and behavioral problems… which proves beneficial in the placement process. Listen to Allen and Dr. Levine discuss the various options for children’s education that really work!
The founder of The S.T.E.P. Group, Dr. Dani Levine, is a Licensed Psychologist and Educational Consultant who specializes in finding schools for struggling teens. She has a wealth of knowledge in student placement services with over ten years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. Her expertise in psychological and educational testing assist her in identifying emotional, learning, social and behavioral problems to aid in school placement services.
As part of her assessment process, Dr. Levine travels extensively across the country to evaluate therapeutic boarding schools, struggling teen programs and other treatment facilities for approximately three months per year. She is also a member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association and the committee chair for children with special needs. Dr. Levine is an adjunct faculty member at the California School of Professional Psychology, the California Graduate Institute and Ryokan College. She teaches courses on Psychological Assessment, The Rorschach Inkblot Test, Child Abuse and Domestic Violence, Attention-Deficit Disorder and Abnormal Psychopathology. Dr. Levine has been published in the text Understanding, Diagnosing and Treating AD/HD in Children and Adolescents. Her chapter entitled “Social Skills in Children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder,” addresses the special needs of children with AD/HD and social problems. She is a board member for the Conejo Valley C.H.A.D.D. (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit Disorder) chapter. In addition, Dr. Levine was the consulting Psychologist for Westmark School, a school for children with learning differences.