George McCloskey, Ph.D.
George McCloskey, PhD, is a Professor and Director of School Psychology Research in the School for Professional and Applied Psychology at PCOM and holds Diplomate status with the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology. Based on over 20 years of research and experience working with children, adolescents and adults exhibiting executive function difficulties, Dr. McCloskey has developed a comprehensive model of executive functions that can be used to assess executive function strengths and difficulties and guide intervention efforts. He frequently presents both internationally and nationally. He consults with a number of school districts and private schools nationwide on issues related to improving students’ self-regulation capacities in the classroom, behavior management, assessment and intervention for executive functions difficulties related to academic and behavior problems. Dr. McCloskey is the lead author of the books Assessment and Intervention for Executive Function Difficulties and Essentials of Executive Functions Assessment and his most recent writing on interventions for executive function and executive skills difficulties appears in Chapter 10 of the book Essentials of Planning, Selecting, and Tailoring Interventions for Unique Learners. He also is the author of the McCloskey Executive Functions Scales (MEFS) available fall 2015 from Schoolhouse Press.