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Melissa Chaffin

Melissa Coolong-Chaffin
  • Professor
  • Psychology
  • Human Development Center

Teaching Interests

Reading Internship in the Human Development Center
School Based Consultation
Multicultural Practicum in School Psychology
Practicum in School Psychology II
Professional Practice of School Psychology
Research Seminar in School Psychology

Research and Creative Activities

Identifying and delivering intensive academic and social behavior interventions in schools
Supporting teachers and school psychologists in data-based decision making
Response to Intervention


Ph.D. University of Minnesota, Educational (School) Psychology                   
Ed.S. University of Minnesota, School Psychology
M.A. University of Minnesota, Educational (School) Psychology
B.A. University of Wisconsin, Madison, Psychology


Nationally Certified School Psychologist (National Association of School Psychologists)