Dana Boccio, Ph.D. came to Derner after four years at St. John’s University. She is teaching in the school psychology master’s program. Dr. Boccio has a B.A., an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Psychology from Hofstra University. She has worked as a school psychologist in West Babylon, New York, and her research interests lie in the areas of adolescent suicide risk assessment and ethical issues in the profession of school psychology.