Dr. Thompson received her B.A. in English and Psychology from Luther College (Iowa) in 2004, and her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Arizona in 2010. She completed her APA-accredited pre-doctoral psychology internship at Ethan Allen School (Wisconsin Department of Corrections). She is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist and Licensed Psychologist (Arizona). Dr. Thompson’s research interests are in the area of the relationship between academic achievement, disability, and delinquency; factors contributing to recidivism in delinquency; intervention and prevention programs for at-risk youth; interventions for disruptive behavior disorders.