Rochester Office
Laura Payne-Bourcy, PhD
8 Parham Drive
Rochester, NY 14526
Syracuse Office
Scott Shablak, PhD
PO Box 35150
Syracuse, NY 13235
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Dr. James McDougal

Dr. James McDougal has over two decades of experience as a practicing school psychologist in an urban context and has conducted over 300 training seminars in the areas of academic and behavioral assessment/intervention. He is highly familiar with Response-to-Intervention (RTI) models and the NYSED Diagnostic Tool for School and District Effectiveness. Dr. McDougal is the Director of the School Psychology Program at the State University of New York at Oswego. A state-approved PBIS trainer, he is also co-author of the Behavior Intervention Monitoring and Assessment System, used to screen and monitor progress of students with social-emotional and behavioral difficulties. He is the former Mental Health Coordinator for the Syracuse City School District. Dr. McDougal also published 2 books and over 30 peer-reviewed articles. He holds a PhD degree from SUNY Albany.