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Lynch School of Education

Margaret (Penny) Haney

associate professor of the practice
counseling, developmental, and educational psychology department

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Campion Hall
Room 305B

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Ph.D., M.A., Loyola University Chicago
B.A., Loyola Marymount University

Licensed Psychologist
Massachusetts Certified Health Service Provider
Certified Juvenile Court Clinician II

Child maltreatment, trauma and exposure to violence; child and adolescent development and psychopathology; intervention and advocacy with children and families (particularly typically underserved populations); family and community systems (including systemic interventions); forensic evaluation, consultation, and advocacy (including juvenile delinquency, child protection, sexual abuse, and custody/visitation issues)


Boston College Lynch School of Education, Assistant Professor of the Practice, 2011-present

Boston College Lynch School of Education, Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor, 2009-2011

Harvard Medical School, Instructor of Psychology in Psychiatry, 2002-2009

Harvard Medical School, Clinical Fellow in Psychology, 1998-1999

Loyola University Chicago, Teaching Fellow, 1996-1997

Tishelman, A., Meyer, S., Haney, P., & McLeod, S. (2010).  Clinical-forensic dichotomy in sexual abuse evaluations: Moving toward an integrative model. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse: Research, Treatment, and Program Innovations for Victims, Survivors, and Offenders, 19 (5), 590-608.

Tishelman, A., Haney, P., Greenwald-O’Brien, J., & Blaustein, M. (2010).  A framework for school-based psychological evaluations:  Utilizing a ‘trauma lens.’ Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma, 3, 279-302.

Haney, P. & Durlak, J. (1998). A meta-analytic review of self-esteem and self-concept interventions for children.  Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 27(4), 423-433.

Estrada, A.U. & Haney, P. (1998). Genograms in a multicultural perspective. 101 Interventions in Family Therapy, vol. 2, 269-275.

Private Practice

Children’s Hospital – Harvard Medical School
Staff Psychologist/Clinician – Child Protection Foster Care and Crisis Response Clinics
Clinic Director - Child Protection Clinical Services/Child Protection Program
Staff Psychologist - Child Protection Clinical Services/Child Protection Program

Committee for Public Counsel Services
Forensic Psychologist, Youth Advocacy Department
Clinical Training Coordinator, Children and Family Law Department

Notre Dame Montessori School
Mental Health Consultant

The Trauma Center
Supervisor, Post-Doctoral Fellow                   
Staff Psychologist  

Roxbury Juvenile Court Clinic
Forensic Psychologist – Roxbury Youthworks, Inc.

Harvard Medical School - Massachusetts General Hospital
Clinical Fellow in Psychology – Department of Psychiatry, Children and the Law Program

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