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Robert Martin, Ph.D.

Professor, Fieldwork and Internship Coordinator, School Counseling and School Psychology
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5131
Email: rmartin@apu.edu
Fax: (626) 815-5336
Robert Martin, Ph.D. is a Professor and the Coordinator of the fieldwork/internship program in the Department of School Counseling and School Psychology. He has credentials in school psychology, school counseling, child welfare and attendance, and school social work. He is a licensed educational psychologist and is a diplomat in the American Board of School Neuro-psychology. He likes to travel and is a regular speaker at conferences around the world. Dr. Martin has recently lectured in Ireland, Malta, Holland, Greece, Ethiopia, China, Chile, Brazil, Ecuador, Denmark, Canada and Kyrgyzstan on topics related to counseling, psychology and leadership. On the weekends he is at his hacienda in Ensenada, Mexico. He is bilingual English/Spanish. He loves spending time with his daughter, training in martial arts (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu) and following USC football. He has worked at Azusa Pacific University since 2001. Prior to that, he was a full-time school psychologist at a local school district and senior adjunct professor at another university.

Education

  • Ph.D. - University of Southern California
  • M.S. - University of La Verne
  • M.S. - California State University, Fullerton
  • B.A. - California State University, Fullerton
  • A.A. - Fullerton College

Credentials/Certifications

  • Pupil Personnel Services (PPS)
  • Authorizations: School Psychology, School Counseling,
  • Child Welfare and Attendance, School Social Worker

Department

School of Education

  • School Counseling and School Psychology

Expertise

  • group dynamics/team building
  • psycho-educational assessments in Spanish
  • school neuropsychology

Courses Taught

  • EDCO 534 – Assessment, Measurements, and Testing of Individuals
  • EDCO 535 – Professionalism, Ethics, and Law
  • EDCO 545 – Positive Behavior Supports and Classroom Intervention
  • EDCO 549 – Career Development Theories and Techniques
  • EDCO 555 – Group Counseling Skills
  • EDCO 557 – Human Growth, Development, and Learning
  • EDCO 564 – School Counseling Fieldwork 1
  • EDCO 583 – Intervention Through Consultation
  • EDPY 624 – Disabilities in Children (Mild, Moderate, and Severe)
  • EDPY 636 – Research and Evaluation in School Psychology
  • EDPY 681 – Psychoeducational Assessment I
  • EDPY 685 – School Psychology Fieldwork 1