Christopher C. Jones, CAGS
Chris Jones is a Licensed Educational Psychologist (LEP #2819) and Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP). He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Child Development from California State University, Northridge, and his Master of Arts degree and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) in School Psychology from Tufts University. He has worked as a school psychologist in Massachusetts and California, and has provided psychological services to students in all grade levels.
Chris has a specialty in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorders. He conducts assessments for diagnosis, offers recommendations for school and home, and provides supports to students, school staff and parents. Chris has contributed to the implementation and ongoing development of a district-wide program designed to support students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in grades 7-12. This program has been recognized as a model for other school districts by the State of California.
Other areas of expertise include reading evaluation, program development and implementation, classroom management, consultation, staff training, in-class lessons on various topics, and workshop presentation on a wide range of issues from Autism Spectrum Disorders to homework support strategies.
Chris has been recognized by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the William S. Hart Union High School District for his innovative work as a school psychologist and dedication to students and their families. Additionally, he was the recipient of the California Association of School Psychologist’s 2005 Outstanding School Psychologist Award. He has been a speaker and moderator of a panel focused on expanding the role of school psychologists. Chris is an active member of the California Association of School Psychologists and the National Association of School Psychologists, and currently sits on the Board of Directors for the California Association of School Psychologists as the LEP Specialist.