Dr. Stephen E. Brock is a Professor and the School Psychology Program Coordinator in the College of Education at California State University, Sacramento (CSUS). His professional preparation includes undergraduate and graduate degrees in psychology, and a PhD in Education (with an emphasis in psychological studies) at the University of California, Davis. He was selected by the College of Education to receive the 2012-2013 Outstanding Scholarly and Creative Activities Award, and the 2017 Juliana Raskauskas Legacy Lecture Award.
A Nationally Certified School Psychologists (NCSP) and Licensed Educational Psychologist (LEP), Dr. Brock worked for 18 years as a school psychologist with the Lodi (CA) Unified School District (the last 6 of which included assignment as Lead Psychologist) before joining the CSUS faculty. As a school psychologist he served multiple elementary and middle schools, helped to develop the district’s school crisis response protocol, served on an autism specialty team, and specialized in functional behavioral assessment.
A member of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) since 1985, Dr. Brock currently serves as a Contributing Editor to the Communiqué (the NASP news-paper), is on the Editorial Advisory Board of the School Psychology Review, is a member of the School Safety and Crisis Response Committee, and is Chair of the Elections Committee.
Dr. Brock is the lead editor of the NASP publication Best Practices in School Crisis Prevention and Intervention (2nd ed.), lead author of School Crisis Prevention and Intervention: The PREPaRE Model (2nd ed.), and author of the PREPaRE Crisis Intervention and Recovery workshop.
At the state level, Dr. Brock is a past president of the California Association of School Psychologists (CASP). In 1997 he received CASP’s Outstanding School Psychologist award, and in 2012 he received CASP’s highest award; the Sandra Goff Memorial Award.
Dr. Brock’s academic work has included study of school-based crisis intervention; system level school crisis response; suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention; ADHD; functional behavioral assessment; violence prevention; threat assessment and management; reading; and autism.