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Dr. Mark Swerdlik

Professor
  • BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Swerdlik has over 35 years experience as a university educator of school psychologists. He is a licensed school and clinical psychologist and consults with school districts around implementation of Multitiered Systems of Support and effective supervision of preservice school psychology trainees and administration of school psychological services.
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • PSY 590.02Sec 041 Advanced Practicum Assessment
  • PSY 590.04Sec 041 Advanced Practicum Consultation/Program Evaluation
  • PSY 590.01Sec 041 Advanced Practicum Intervention
  • PSY 590.03Sec 041 Advanced Practicum Supervision
  • PSY 390.Sec 041 Advanced Research Apprenticeship
  • PSY 402.Sec 041 Applied Research Experience In School Psychology
  • PSY 598.Sec 001 Doctoral Internship In School Psychology
  • PSY 598.90Sec 001 Doctoral Internship In School Psychology Final Term
  • PSY 599.Sec 001 Doctoral Research In Psychology
  • PSY 599.90Sec 001 Doctoral Research In Psychology Final Term
  • PSY 503.Sec 001 Doctoral Research Proseminar In School Psychology
  • PSY 498.05Sec 001 First Year Fieldwork In School Psychology
  • PSY 500.Sec 041 Independent Study Psychology
  • PSY 472.Sec 001 Legal,Ethical, & Professional Issues In School Psychology
  • PSY 498.Sec 001 Professional Practice In School Psychology
  • PSY 498.90Sec 001 Professional Practice In School Psychology Final Term
  • PSY 502.Sec 001 Research Apprenticeship
  • PSY 290.Sec 041 Special Projects:Research Apprenticeship
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Legal-ethical issues in school psychology Clinical Supervision
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Clinical Supervision Professional issues in school psychology Multi-tiered Systems of Support/Response to Intervention Impact of Deployment of Soldiers and their families Psychoeducational measurement and its application to psychoeducational assessment
  • Ph D - 1976
  • Ph D School Psychology / Child Growth and Development and Psychological Measurement - 1976
  • Michigan State University
  • East Lansing, MI
  • Dissertation/Thesis topic: A Comparison of the WISC and WISC-R
  • BA Psychology - 1971
  • Northern Illinois University
  • DeKalb, IL
  • MS School Psychology - 1971
  • Western Illinois University
  • Macomb, IL
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • Cohen, R.J., & Swerdlik, M.E.. (2017). Psychological testing and assessment: An introduction to tests and measurement (9th edition). Boston, MA: McGraw Hill Higher Education.
  • Simon, D.J., & Swerdlik, M.E. (2017). Teaching Supervision Skills to Prepare and Support School Psychologists. NASP Communique, 45, 7, 1 &22-24.
  • Simon, D.J. & Swerdlik, M.E. (2017). Clarifying Expectations: The Clinical Supervision Contract. School Psychology in Illinois, 38, 27-29.
  • Simon, D.J. & Swerdlik, M.E. (2017). Supervision: Contributing to the Future of the Profession and the Welfare of Children. School Psychology in Illinois, 38, 2, 7-9.
  • Simon, D.J., & Swerdlik, M.E. (2017). Supervision in school psychology: The Developmental, Ecological, Problem-solving Model. New York, NY: Routledge.
  • Avant, D. W. & Swerdlik, M. (2016). A collaborative endeavor:  The roles and functions of school social workers and school psychologists implementing multi-tiered system of supports/response to intervention. School Social Work Journal. 41(1), 56-72.

  • DeHaan, S.N., Meyers, A.B., Swerdlik, M.E. (2017). Full Service Schools. In Reference Module In Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology. Elsevier.
  • Kosuwan, K., Viriyangkura, Y. & Swerdlik, M.E. (2014). Special education today in Thailand. Special Education International Perspectives: Practices Across the Globe. Advances in Special Education, (28), 623-655

  • Simon, D.J., Cruise, T.K., Huber, B.J., Newman, D.S., & Swerdlik, M.E. (2014). Supervision in school Psychology: The Developmental/Ecological/Problem-Solving Model. Psychology in the Schools. 51 (6 ,636-646.

  • Swerdlik, M.E. (2013). Foreword: The capstone internship experience: Shaping a career as a school psychologist. In D.S. Newman. Demystifying the school psychology internship: A dynamic guide for interns and supervisor (pp. x-x11). New York: Routledge. 

  • Swerdlik, M.E., (2012). Intelligence Quotient. In C.R. Reynolds & L. Mann (Eds.), The   

          Encyclopedia of Special Education (3rd edition). New York, John Wiley and Sons. 

  • Gadke, D.L., Cates, G.L., and Swerdlik, M.E. What is RtI? (2012). In J.P. Bakken,  (Ed.) 

          RtI in the core content areas (pp. 1-21). Waco, TX: Prjfrock Press, Inc. 

  • Cates, G.L. , Blum, C., & Swerdlik, M.E. (2011). Effective RTI Training and Practices: Helping School and District Teams Improve Academic Performance and Social Behavior. Champaign, IL: Research Press. 

  • Phelps, L. & Swerdlik, M.E. (2011). Evolving internship issues in school psychology preparation.

        Psychology in the Schools. 911-921.

  • Cruise, T. K., & Swerdlik, M. E. (2010). Problematic behaviors: Mediating differences and negotiating change. In J. Kaufman & T. Hughes (Eds.), Handbook of education, training and supervision of school psychologists in school and community, Vol. II: Bridging the training and practice gap: Building collaborative university/field practices (pp. 129-152). New York, NY: Taylor & Francis, Inc.

  • Hoff, K. E., & Swerdlik, M. E. (2010).  [Review of the Wide Range Achievement Test 4].  In R. A. Spies, J. F. Carlson, & K. F. Geisinger (Eds.). T

         The eighteenth mental measurements yearbook (pp. 716-719). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of

         Mental Measurements.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., & Hoff, K. E. (2010). [Review of the Kindergarten Readiness Test]. In R. A. Spies, J. F. Carlson, & K. F. Geisinger (Eds.). The eighteenth mental measurements yearbook (pp. 287-289). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.
  • Swerdlik, M. E., & Fagan, T. K. (2009). Educating school psychologists for over half a century. In M. E. Swerdlik, J. J. Johnson, B. Stoffel, J. French, & D. P. Barone (Eds.), The history of psychology at Illinois State University: Expanding opportunities: 1857-2009 (pp. 70-104). Normal, IL: Illinois State University Marketing and Communications.

  • Cohen, R. J., & Swerdlik, M. E. (2009). Psychological testing and assessment: An introduction to tests and measurement (7th ed.). Boston, MA: McGraw Hill Higher Education.

  • Dick, S., Linnell, J. V., Meyers, A. B., Swerdlik, M. E. (2008, October). School psychology program partners with Illinois National Guard on reintegration program for returning combat veterans and their families. Communiqué, 37(2), 8.

  • Peterson, D. L., Prasse, D., Shinn, M., & Swerdlik, M. E. (2007). The Illinois flexible service delivery model: A problem solving model initiative. In S. R. Jimerson, M. K. Burns, & A. VanDerHeyden (Eds.), Handbook of response to intervention: The science and practice of assessment and intervention (pp. 302-320). New York, NY: Springer Science.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., & Schneider, W. J. (2007). Behavior Evaluation Scale-Third Edition. [Review of the test in K. F. Geisinger, R. A. Spies, & J. F. Carlson (Eds.), The seventeenth mental measurements yearbook (pp. 108-113)]. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., & Schnedier, W. J. (2010). PsychProfiler. [Review of the test in K. F. Geisinger, R. A. Spies, & J. F. Carlson (Eds.), The eighteenth mental measurements yearbook (pp. 469-472). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute.

  • Maccow, G., Howard, A. E., & Swerdlik, M. E. (2006). Prematurity. In G. G. Baer & K. M. Minke, Children’s needs III: Development, prevention, and intervention (pp. 925-938). Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.

  • Landau, S., & Swerdlik, M. E. (2005). Commentary: What you see is what you get: A commentary on school-based direct observation systems. School Psychology Review, 34, 529-536.

  • Landau, S., & Swerdlik, M. E. (2005). Commentary: What you see is what you get: A commentary on school-based direct observation systems. School Psychology Review, 34, 529-536.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., & Schneider, J. (2005). Behavioral and Emotional Rating Scale, Second Edition. [Review of the test in B. S. Plake, L. L. Murphy, & R. A. Spies (Eds.), The sixteenth mental measurements yearbook (pp. 125-128)]. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute.

  • Schneider, J., & Swerdlik, M.E. (2005). Memory Test for Older Adults. [Review of the test in B. S. Plake, L. L. Murphy, & R. A. Spies (Eds.), The sixteenth mental measurements yearbook (pp. 144-145)]. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., & Meyers, A. B. (2004). Full service schools. In C. Spielberger (Ed.), Encyclopedia of applied psychology (pp. 43-49). Oxford, England: Elsevier, Ltd.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., & Meyers, A. B. (2004). Full-service schools. In A. B. Canter, L. Z. Paige, M. D. Roth, I. Romero, & & S. Carroll (Eds.), Helping children at home and school II: Handouts for families and educators (pp. 35-38). Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., Cohen, R. J., & Schneider, J. (2004). An instructor’s manual and resource guide to accompany psychological testing and assessment: An introduction to tests and measurement (6th ed.). Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill Higher Education.

  • Cohen, R. J., & Swerdlik, M. E. (2004). Psychological testing and assessment: An introduction to tests and measurement (6th ed.). Boston, MA: McGraw Hill Higher Education.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., Cohen, R. J., & Schneider, J. (2004). Test bank to accompany psychological testing and assessment: An introduction to tests and measurement (6th ed.). Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill Higher Education.

  • Kelly, R. M., Wise, P. S., Cruise, T. K., & Swerdlik, M. E. (2003, Spring). A statewide collaborative approach to intern supervision. Trainers’ Forum, 22(2), 5-8, 14-16.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., & Hoff, K. (2003, Spring). Flex in Illinois: What are the outcomes? School Psychology in Illinois, 24(3), 6-8.

  • Lamb, D. H., & Swerdlik, M. E. (2003). Identifying and responding to problematic school psychology supervisees. The Clinical Supervisor, 22(1), 87-110.

  • Hoff, K. E., & Swerdlik, M. E. (2003). Developmental Readiness Scale-Revised. [Review of the test in B S. Pale, J. C. Impara, & R. A. Spies (Eds.), The fifteenth mental measurements yearbook (pp. 309-311)]. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., & Hoff, K. E. (2003). Infant Development Scale. [Review of the test in B S. Pale, J. C. Impara, & R. A. Spies (Eds.), The fifteenth mental measurements yearbook (pp. 466-469)]. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute.

  • Swerdlik, M. E. (1981). Review of bias in mental testing by A. Jensen. School Psychology Review, 10, 514-522.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., & Cohen, R. J. (2002). An instructor’s manual and resource guide to accompany psychological testing and assessment: An introduction to tests and measurement (5th ed.). Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill Higher Education.

  • Cohen, R. J., & Swerdlik, M. E. (2002). Psychological testing and assessment: An introduction to tests and measurement (5th ed.). Boston, MA: McGraw Hill Higher Education.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., & Cohen, R. J. (2002). Test bank to accompany psychological testing and assessment: An introduction to tests and measurement (5th ed.). Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill Higher Education.

  • Meyers, A. B., & Swerdlik, M. E. (2002). School-based health centers: Opportunities and challenges for school psychologists. Psychology in the Schools, 40(3), 253-264.

  • Bucy, J. E., Meyers, A. B. &  Swerdlik, M. E.,  (2001). Full service schools. In A. Thomas & J. Grimes (Eds.), Best practices in school psychology IV (pp. 281-291). Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.

  • Wodrich, D. W., & Swerdlik, M. E. (2001). Hammill Multiability Intelligence Test. [Review of the test in B. S. Plake & J. C. Impara (Eds.), The fourteenth mental measurements yearbook (pp. 518-520)]. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., & Wodrich, D. W. (2001). Preschool Skills Test, Second Edition. [Review of the test in B. S. Plake & J. C. Impara (Eds.), The fourteenth mental measurements yearbook (pp. 956-957)]. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute.
  • Swerdlik, M. E., & Cohen, R. J. (2000). Instructor’s manual and resource guide to accompany psychological testing and assessment: An introduction to tests and measurement (4th ed.). Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Company.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., & Cohen, R. J. (2000). Psychological testing and assessment: An introduction to tests and measurement (4th ed.). Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Company.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., & French, J. L. (2000). School psychology for the 21st century: Challenges and opportunities. School Psychology Review, 29, 577-588.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., Reeder, G. D., & Bucy, J. E., (1999). Full service schools: A partnership between educators and professionals in medicine, mental health, and social services. NASSP Bulletin, 83(611), 72-79.

  • Wodrich, D., Swerdlik, M. E., Chenneville, T., & Landau, S. (1999). HIV/AIDS among children and adolescents: Implications for the changing role of school psychologists. School Psychology Review, 28(2), 228-241.

  • Bucy, J., & Swerdlik, M. E. (1998). Test of Written Language, Third Edition. [Review of the test in J. C. Impara & B. S. Plake (Eds.), The thirteenth mental measurements yearbook (pp. 1072-1074)]. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., & Bucy, J. (1998). Stanford Diagnostic Reading Test, Fourth Edition. [Review of the test in J. Impara & B. S. Plake (Eds.), The thirteenth mental measurements yearbook (pp 941-943)]. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute.

  • Maccow, G., Elias, C., & Swerdlik, M. E. (1997). Prematurity. In G. Baer, K. Minke, & A. Thomas (Eds.), Children’s needs II (pp. 854-864). Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.

  • Reeder, G. D., Shaw, S. R., Maccow, G. C., Swerdlik, M. E., Horton, C. B., & Foster, P. (1997). School psychologists and full-service schools: Partnerships with medical, mental health, and social services. School Psychology Review, 26, 603-621.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., Cohen, R. J., & Phillips, S. M. (1996). Instructor’s manual and resource guide to accompany psychological testing and assessment: An introduction to tests and measurement (3rd ed.). Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Company.

  • Cohen, R. J., Swerdlik, M. E., & Phillips, S. M. (1996). Psychological testing and assessment: An introduction to tests and measurement (3rd ed.). Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Company.
  • Maccow, G. C., & Swerdlik, M. E. (1996). Understanding middle schools: Expanding the role of psychology. [Review of the book Changing middle schools: How to make schools work for young adolescents, by N. L. Ames & E. Miller]. Contemporary Psychology, 41, 1205.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., & Cornett, Y. (1995). Academic assessment-nontraditional. In T. Fagan & P. Warden (Eds.), Historical encyclopedia of school psychology (pp. 2-3). Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., & Cornett, Y. (1995). Aptitudes. In T. Fagan & P. Warden (Eds.), Historical encyclopedia of school psychology (pp. 24-25). Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group.

  • Shaw, S. R., & Swerdlik, M. E. (1995). Best practices in facilitating team functioning. In A. Thomas & J. Grimes (Eds.), Best practices in school psychology III (pp. 153-160). Silver Springs, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., & Cornett, Y. (1995). Actuarial vs. clinical judgment. In T. Fagan & P. Warden (Eds.), Historical encyclopedia of school psychology (pp. 8-10). Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group.

  • Shaw, S. R., & Swerdlik, M. E. (1995). Parallel Spelling Tests. [Review of the test in J. Close Conoley & J. Impara (Eds.), The twelfth mental measurements yearbook (pp. 730-731)]. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute.

  • Shaw, S. R., & Swerdlik, M. E. (1995). Slosson Oral Reading Test (Revised). [Review of the test in J. Close Conoley & J. Impara (Eds.), The twelfth mental measurements yearbook (pp. 958-959)]. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute.

  • Shaw, S. R., Swerdlik, M. E., & Laurent, J. (1993). [Review of the Wechsler Intelligence Test for Children, Third Edition]. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 11(2), 151-160.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., & Cohen, R. J. (1992). Instructor’s manual and resource guide to accompany psychological testing and assessment: An introduction to tests and measurement (2nd ed.). Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Company.

  • Laurent, J., Swerdlik, M. E., & Ryburn, M. (1992). Review of validity research on the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale: Fourth Edition. Psychological Assessment: A Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 4, 102-112.

  • Cohen, R. J., Montague, P., Nathanson, L., & Swerdlik, M. E. (1988). Psychological testing today: An introduction to tests and measurement. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Company.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., & Cohen, R. J. (1988). Instructor’s manual and resource guide to accompany psychological testing today: An introduction to tests and measurement. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Company.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., & Bardon, J. I. (1988). A survey of mentoring experiences in school psychology. Journal of School Psychology, 26, 213-224.

  • Swerdlik, M. E. (1987). Distractibility. In C. R. Reynolds & L. Mann (Eds.), Encyclopedia of special education (pp. 529-532). New York, NY: Wiley.

  • Swerdlik, M. E. (1987). Intelligence quotient. In C. R. Reynolds & L. Mann (Eds.), Encyclopedia of special education (pp. 849-850). New York, NY: Wiley.

  • Swerdlik, M. E. (1987). IQ. In C. R. Reynolds & L. Mann (Eds.), Encyclopedia of special education (pp. 864-865). New York, NY: Wiley.

  • Swerdlik, M. E. (1987). Psychoeducational methods. In C. R. Reynolds & L. Mann (Eds.), Encyclopedia of special education (pp. 1265-1268). New York, NY: Wiley.

  • Swerdlik, M. E. (1987). Recategorization of WISC-R scores. In C. R. Reynolds & L. Mann (Eds.), Encyclopedia of special education (pp. 1316-1318). New York, NY: Wiley.

  • Swerdlik, M. E. (1987). Verbal-performance IQ discrepancies. In C. R. Reynolds & L. Mann (Eds.), Encyclopedia of special education (pp. 1619-1621). New York, NY: Wiley.
  • Clark, R. D., Wortman, S., Warnock, S., & Swerdlik, M. E. (1987). A correlational study of Form L-M and the 4th edition of the Stanford-Binet with 3 to 6 year olds. Diagnostique, 12(2), 118-120.

  • Kelsay, B., Swerdlik, M. E., & Reeder, G. (1986). Affective learning styles of children: Implications for special education. Education, 106(1), 29-36.

  • Swerdlik, M. E. (1985). Brigance Diagnostic Comprehensive Inventory of Basic Skills. [Review of the test in J. Kramer & J. Close Conoley (Eds.), The ninth mental measurements yearbook (pp. 214-215)]. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements, University of Nebraska Press.

  • Goh, D., & Swerdlik, M. E. (1985). Frosting Developmental Test of Visual Perception. [Review of the test in D. J. Keyser & R. C. Sweetland (Eds.), Test critiques, Vol. 2 (pp. 293-298)]. Kansas City, MO: Test Corporation of America.

  • Swerdlik, M. E. (1985). SEARCH: A scanning instrument for the identification of potential learning disability, 2nd edition-Expanded. [Review of the test in J. Kramer & J. Close Conoley (Eds.), The ninth mental measurements yearbook (pp. 1332-1333)]. Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements, University of Nebraska Press.

  • Graybill, D., Jamison, M., & Swerdlik, M. E. (1984). Remediation of impulsivity in learning of disabled children by special education resource teachers using verbal self-instruction. Psychology in the Schools, 21, 252-254.

  • Swerdlik, M. E. (Ed.). (1983). Kinetic school drawings. Bloomington, IL: Illinois School Psychologists Association.

  • Scholom, A., Schiff, G., Swerdlik, M. E., & Knight, J. (1981). Personal and academic adjustment of special education students in mainstreamed vs. self-contained classes: Third year of a study. Education, 101, 231-238.

  • Gilmore, D., Swerdlik, M. E., & Beehr, T. (1980). Effects of class size and college major on student ratings of psychology courses. Teaching of Psychology, 7, 211-214.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., Samuels, D. D., Margolis, H., & Frappe, C. (1980). The development and analysis of a comprehensive lunchroom management program in an elementary school building. Education, 100, 123-126.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., & Wilson, F. R. (1979). A comparison study of subtest scatter on the WISC and WISC-R and implications for programs for the learning disabled. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 12, 46-48.

  • Schiff, G., Scholom, A., Swerdlik, M. E., & Knight, J. (1979). Mainstreamed vs. LD self-contained classes: A two-year longitudinal study of their effects on the personal, social and academic adjustment of the LD students. Education, 99, 397-405.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., & Schweitzer, J. (1978). A comparison of factor structures of the WISC and WISC-R. Psychology in the Schools, 15(2), 166-172.

  • Swerdlik, M. E. (1978). A comparison of the WISC and WISC-R for black, white and Latino referred children. Journal of School Psychology, 16(2), 110-125.

  • Swerdlik, M. E., Rice, W. E., & Larsen, E. (1978). The effects of a group therapy experience on the self-esteem of 5th grade acting-out boys. School Social Work Journal, 2(2), 83-88.

  • Cohen, R. J., Swerdlik, M. E., & Molstre, J. A. (1977). College students’ attitudes toward New York State drug laws as a function of geographical location. Journal of Drug Education, 7(1), 37-42.

  • Swerdlik, M. E. (1977). The comparability of the WISC and WISC-R: Review of the research and implications for school psychologists. Psychology in the Schools, 14(3), 260-270.

  • Swerdlik, M. E. (Ed.). (1976). Assessment of physically and otherwise health impaired students. Lansing, MI: Michigan Department of Education.

  • PRESENTATIONS
  • Cruise, T., Simon, D.J., & Swerdlik M.E. (2017, November). Training the Trainers course for ISPA Supervision Credential. Illinois School Psychologists Association, Normal, IL.
  • Swerdlik, M.E. (2017, October). A History of Psychology: The First 50 Years. Presentation as part of the Department of Psychology Alumni Day, Normal, IL.
  • Cruise, T.C., Simon, D.J., & Swerdlik, M.E. (2017, October). Training the Trainers Course for ISPA Supervision Credential. Illinois School Psychologists Association, LaGrange, IL
  • Swerdlik, M.E. & Simon, D.J. (2017, August). ISPIC Year 16 Ensuring Development of Professional Comptencies through Quality Supervision Relationships. Training Workshop presented at annual training of Illinois School Psychology Internship Consortium, DeKalb, IL.
  • Swerdlik, M.E. (2017, February). Challenging Students: Screening and Responding to Academic and Social-Emotional Issues. Annual Meeting of the Trainers of School Psychologists , San Antonio, TX.
  • Swerdlik, M.E. (2013, March). Securing the yellow ribbon: Caring for our veterans and their families during phases of deployment. Illinois State University College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Lecture, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

  • Young, L. M., Nauta, M. M., & Swerdlik, M. E. (2012, August). Sexism as a predictor of attitudes toward women in combat. Poster presented at the 120th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

  • Swerdlik, M. E. (2009, December). Overview of problem solving/response to intervention: Implications for assessment within a RtI framework. Invited address at the meeting of the Riverside Publishing Company Measurement Division, Itasca, IL.

  • Swerdlik, M. E. (2006, December). The legal and empirical bases for the problem solving/response to intervention initiative. Invited address at the meeting of the Leadership for Diversity Conference, Normal, IL.

  • Swerdlik, M. E. (2005, September). The school psychologist under IDEIA 2004: Opportunities and challenges for interns and their supervisors. Keynote address presented at the meeting of the annual workshop for interns and intern supervisors of the Illinois School Psychologists Association and Directors of University School Psychology Programs, Normal, IL.

  • Swerdlik, M. E. (2005, April). Best practices in service delivery: Evaluating the flexible service delivery system at the building, district, and state levels—challenges for school-based program evaluation researcher. Colloquium presented at the meeting of the Department of Psychology, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL.

  • Swerdlik, M. E. (2004, September). Best practices in school psychology: Your opportunities and challenges. Keynote address presented at the meeting of the annual workshop for interns and intern supervisors of the Illinois School Psychologists Association and Directors of University School Psychology Programs, Normal, IL.

  • Swerdlik, M. E. (2004, March). Best practices in school psychology—The future is now: Opportunities and challenges for the school psychologist. Keynote address presented at the meeting of the Annual Temple University School Psychology Institute, Philadelphia, PA.

  • Aloia, G. F., & Swerdlik, M. E. (2001, April). Flexible service delivery system: A perspective on reform. Paper presented during an invited presentation at the Hong Kong University, Hong Kong, China.

  • Aloia, G. F., & Swerdlik, M. E. (2001, March). Flexible service delivery system: A perspective on reform. Paper presented at an invited presentation at Taegu University, Taegu, South Korea.

  • .Swerdlik, M. E. (1997, April). Diagnosing and responding to student impairments. Paper presented at an invited presentation at the meeting of the National Conference of the Trainers of School Psychologists, Anaheim, CA.

  • Swerdlik, M. E. (1996, March). Teaching the role and function of the school psychologist course. Paper presented at an invited presentation at the meeting of the National Conference of the Trainers of School Psychologists, Atlanta, GA.

  • Swerdlik, M. E. (1984, July). Social-emotional growth of the gifted. Paper presented at an invited presentation at the meeting of the Summer Institute for Educators of the Gifted (SIEG), Normal, IL.

  • Swerdlik, M. E. (1984, April). Behavior management makes reading fun and easy. Invited presentation at the meeting of the Annual Reading Conference, Normal, IL.

  • FUNDED GRANTS
  • Outstanding Contributions to Training Award
  • Trainers of School Psychologists
  • 2017
  • Honoree for contributions to the profession of School Psychology
  • Council of Directors of School Psychology Programs
  • 2016
  • Outstanding Author Contribution Award
  • Advances in Special Education Emerald Group Publishing LTD
  • 2015
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • National Association of School Psychologists
  • 2014
  • Diplomate (Board Certified) in School Psychology
  • American Board of Professional Psychology
  • 1999
  • Diplomate(Board Certified) in Assessment Psychology
  • American Board of Assessment Psychology
  • 1999
  • Fellow
  • Division of School Psychology-American Psychological Association
  • 1996
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Illinois School Psychologists Association
  • 1990