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Faculty

Alexandra Sims, Ph.D.
Professor of Practice

Ph.D., 2015, Tulane University

Email: asims1@tulane.edu
Phone: (504) 862-3319

3042 Percival Stern Hall

Interests

Dr. Sims is a licensed psychologist with expertise working with children and adolescents.  She specializes in assessment.  Dr. Sims does not mentor graduate or undergraduate students on research projects.

Selected Presentations


Sims, A. J., Boasso, A. M., Burch, B., Naser, S., & Overstreet, S. (2015). School dissatisfaction in a post-disaster environment: The mediating role of posttraumatic stress symptoms. Child & Youth Care Forum, 44(4), 583-595. doi:10.1007/s10566-015-9316-z
 
Sims, A.J. (November 2014). Trauma-Focused Programming in Middle and High Schools.  Symposium presented at the Louisiana School Psychology Association Conference in Lafayette, LA.
 
Sims, A. J., & Marques, L.  (November 2013). The Student Supervisor: A Model for Senior Graduate Students as Mentors.  Poster presented at the Louisiana School Psychology Association Conference in Lafayette, LA.
 
Overstreet, S., Naser, S.C., Bell, P., Sims, A.J., & Verlenden, J.  (November 2013). Incorporating Universal Screening for Social and Behavioral Risk into Your School:  A Roundtable Discussion of the Nuts and Bolts.  Panel member for presentation at the Louisiana School Psychology Association Conference in Lafayette, LA.
 
Overstreet, S., Nastasi, B., Naser, S., Sims, A.J., et al.  (August 2013).  Social-Emotional Universal Screening: Implications for Practice in Low Resource, High Risk Contexts.  Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association in Honolulu, HI.

Sims, A. J., Smith, S., Rovaris, J., & Overstreet, S. (March 2012). Exploring the Relationship Between Trauma Exposure and Posttraumatic Growth in Adolescents. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Adolescence in Vancouver, Canada.
 
Sims, A. J., Rovaris, J., & Overstreet, S. (March 2011). Posttraumatic Growth and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Early Adolescents. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development in Montreal, Canada.

Dr. Sims' Courses


  • Abnormal Psychology - PSYC 3330
  • Developmental Psychopathology - PSYC 3340
  • Psychological Assessment I - PSYC 7610
  • Psychological Assessment II - PSYC 7620
  • Practicum in School Psychology - PSYC 7823

Department of Psychology • 2007 Percival Stern Hall • New Orleans, LA 70118 • Phone: 504-865-5331 • psych@tulane.edu