Logan Family Trust Lecturer, Associate Director of COMPASS program
School of Psychology - Metropolitan Campus
Jennifer Cleveland, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in New Jersey and New York, as well as a faculty member at FDU. She is the associate director of the COMPASS program designed to provide support services for students on the autistic spectrum who are attending FDU in their initial two years. In addition to her administrative role within COMPASS, she supervises doctoral students for therapy and testing cases at the Center for Psychological Services, and teaches undergraduate psychology courses (General Psychology and Child Development).
Prior to her current position, she worked as a consultant performing neuropsychological assessments at both the McCarton Center for Developmental Pediatrics (2011-2015) and the Learning Disabilities Unit at the SUNY Eye Center (2004-2015). Dr. Cleveland has worked for Montefiore Medical Center's school-based health program providing direct clinical services to elementary and middle school students from 2004-2008. Dr. Cleveland began her professional career in the northeast at Bronx Lebanon Hospital where she served as Manager of the Child Study Center, Pediatrics (2001-2004).
She currently has a private practice in Cresskill, New Jersey.
Areas of clinical specialization: Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Learning Disabilities, and Neuropsychological Assessment.
Areas of research interests: Efficacy of transition programs for college students on the autistic spectrum, reading comprehension issues in college students with ASD.
B.A. Texas Wesleyan University - 1991
Ph.D. University of North Texas - 1998