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Teachers College, Columbia University
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Dimitra Robokos

Professional Background

Educational Background

Scholarly Interests

Scholarly interests include early childhood education and mental health. Ongoing research with Early Head Start data from the National Research and Evaluation Project. National and international academic presentations on effective intervention strategies for children diagnosed on the autism spectrum.

Selected Publications

professional presentations

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND POSTERS

Robokos, D. & Rafferty, Y. (2007, March). Developmental outcomes among preschoolers in Early Head Start: The role of cumulative risk. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, New York, NY.


Robokos, D. & Rafferty, Y. (2006, October). Developmental outcomes among preschoolers in Early Head Start: The role of cumulative risk. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the New York Association of School Psychologists, Syracuse, NY.

 

Rafferty, Y. & Robokos, D. (2006, June). Cognitive, language, and social-emotional development among infants and toddlers in Early Head Start: An examination of the impact of cumulative risk. Poster presented at Head Start’s 8th National Research Conference, Washington, D.C.

 

Robokos, D. & Matsopoulos, A. (2003, May). Effective strategies for including children with autism, learning disabilities and ADHD in mainstream programs. Symposium presented at the Annual Convention of the Greek Psychological Association, “A New Look into the Development of Psychology in Greece in the 21st Century”, Rhodes, Greece.

 

Robokos, D. (1998, February). Alternative therapies for Autism Spectrum Disorder and Pervasive Developmental Disorder. Paper presented at the New York Autism Society Conference, New York, NY.

 

Robokos, D. , Sweeney, K., & Schuster, S. (1997, April).  The relationship of perfectionism and procrastination to academic self-concept and achievement among junior high school students. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Washington, D.C. 

                                                                                                                                                             

Robokos, D., Sweeney, S., & Schuster, S. (1995, November). The relationship of perfectionism and procrastination to academic self-concept and achievement among junior high school students. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Fellows of Dyson College, Pace University, New York, NY.

 

Robokos, D. (1996, March). Speech and language deficits in children with cancer in the central nervous system.  Poster presented at Pace University’s Annual Psychology Conference, New York, NY.

 

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Robokos, D. & Barcenas-Quinde, J. (2005, March). School-based interventions for children with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Paper presented at the Kennedy Child Study Center for preschool and clinic staff, and administrators, New York, NY.

 

Robokos, D. & Barcenas-Quinde, J. (2005, June). Behavioral techniques for the effective classroom management of preschool children with disabilities. Paper presented at the Kennedy Child Study Center for preschool teachers and administrators, New York, NY.  

 

Robokos, D. & Barcenas-Quinde, J. (2004, November). Neurological development in the early years: The impact of early intervention. Paper presented at the Kennedy Child Study Center for preschool teachers, clinic staff, and administrators, New York, NY.

 

Kendall, J. & Robokos, D. (2003, October & November). Conscious leadership. Workshop presented to the members of the International Leaders Program, International House, New York, NY.

 

Robokos, D. (2003, April). Autism Spectrum Disorders: Diagnosis and treatment. Paper presented for the New York City Board of Education, Psychologists-In-Training program, at Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY.    

 

Robokos, D & Kirk, U. (2002, April). Diagnostic and treatment approaches for Autism Spectrum Disorders. Paper presented at Teachers, College, Columbia University, for Graduate Students in School Psychology Program, New York, NY.