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Ralph (Gene) E. Cash, Ph.D., ABPP

Ralph (Gene) Cash
Professor / Core Faculty, School Psychology
Full-Time Faculty, Department of Clinical and School Psychology
(954) 262-5703 cralph@nova.edu
Office: Maltz 2040

Education:

  • Ph.D. New York University
  • M.A. New York University
  • B.S. University of Tennessee

Professional Interests

Ralph E. (Gene) Cash, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and board certified (ABPP and NCSP) school psychologist, professor of psychology at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Psychology, director of NSU’s School-related Psychological Assessment and Clinical Interventions clinic, former president of the Florida Association of School Psychologists (FASP), former president of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), and current past-president of the Trainers of School Psychologists (TSP). Gene is one of the few recipients of FASP’s Lifetime Achievement Award for his service to the profession. He also recently received the Jack Bardon Award from Division 16 of the American Psychological Association (APA) for his service to school psychology. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles, papers, and book chapters as well as many invited presentations at the state, national, and international levels. His current research interests include suicide prevention, training of psychology students using simulated patients, determining competencies necessary for doctoral level school psychologists, and assessing effects of public policy advocacy training on advocacy behaviors. The university-based clinic he directs serves clients with a vast array of school-related problems, and the majority of those clients are linguistically, culturally, ethnically, racially, and otherwise diverse. In addition, Dr. Cash has traveled to over 30 different countries to talk about bullying and suicide prevention as well as to help facilitate psychosocial training for medical professionals.

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