Helen McVicar, MBA, Associate

Helen McVicar, MBA, Associate, is licensed by the Colorado Department of Education as a School Psychologist. She recently retired after 21 years working in Jefferson County Public Schools conducting comprehensive assessments and writing IEPs and 504 Plans, and providing mental health services, crisis management, applied behavior analysis and consultation. She has worked for GDC as an Associate since 1997 providing assessments of gifted children and young adults. Helen holds an MBA in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from City University of New York and completed a Post-Masters Licensure Program in School Psychology at Marywood University. As she has become more interested in twice-exceptional and learning disabilities, Helen completed the School Neuropsychology Post-Graduate Certification Program in 2006 and received a Diplomate by the American Board of School Neuropsychology. In addition to cognitive, academic and social/emotional assessment, she can also consider dyslexia, writing and math disabilities, and aspects of attention, memory and executive functioning.