Ronald S. Palomares, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Director of School Psychology Doctoral Program

Ronald S. Palomares portrait

Office: CFO 802
Phone: 940-898-2333
Fax: 940-898-2301


  • Ph.D., 1992, School Psychology - Texas A&M University
  • M.A., 1987, Counseling Psychology – Lesley College
  • B.S., 1984, Psychology - Texas A&M University

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses:

Tests and Measurements, Global Perspectives in Psychology

Graduate Courses:

Supervision and Consultation, Theory and Practice of Counseling Psychotherapy, Tests and Measurements, Cross Cultural Psychology and Supervised Practicum

Research Interests                                                                                

Military children and their families, supervision, and telepsychology.

Recent Publications

  • Tovian, S.M., Palomares, R.S. (in press, Nov 2017). Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. In B.J. Carducci (Editor-in-Chief) & J.S. Mio & R.E. Riggio (Vol. Eds), Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences Volume IV: Clinical, applied, and Cross-cultural Research. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Palomares, R. S. (2017). Standards of care in the delivery of telepsychology services. In L. F. Campbell, F. Millán, & J. N. Martin (Eds.), A telepsychology casebook: Using technology ethically and effectively in your professional practice (pp. 27-46). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Palomares, R. S. & Miller, T.W. (2017). Security and transmission in the delivery of telepsychology services. In L. F. Campbell, F. Millán, & J. N. Martin (Eds.), A telepsychology casebook: Using technology ethically and effectively in your professional practice (pp. 83-98). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • McGill, R.J., Johnson, W.L., Palomares, R.S., Caldwell, K. (2017). Analyses of School Psychology Training Program Praxis II Outcomes 2010-2012: Distinctions without a difference? Trainer’s Forum: Journal of the Trainers of School Psychologists, 34 (3), 3-17.
  • DeOrnellas, K., Palomares, R. S. (2017). School Psychologists & Counselors. In L. H. Rosen, S. R. Scott, & K. DeOrnellas (Eds.), Bullying in the School: Perspectives from across Campus (pp. 95-112). Palgrave Macmillan Higher Education, New York, NY
  • Palomares, R.S. Ndip, N.E. (2016) Book Review: Intelligent testing with the WISC-V. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment. 9, 1-4. Doi: 10.1177/0734282916668997
  • Palomares, R.S., Bufka, L.F., Baker, D.C. (2016). Critical Concerns When Incorporating Telemental Health Services in Outpatient Settings and Private Practice. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. doi: 10.1089/cap.2015.0013
  • McGill, R. J., Styck, K. S., Palomares, R. S., & Hass, M. R. (2015). Critical issues in specific learning disability Identification: What we need to know about the PSW model. Learning Disability Quarterly. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0731948715618504
  • Palomares, R.S. (2015). After a Disaster: A Challenge for Psychologists to Provide Services. Texas Psychologist, Texas Psychological Association magazine, 70 (4), 11-16. 9285-8AFC9F0DAE7A/2015%20Fall%20Texas%20Psychologist.pdf
  • Palomares, R.S. (2015). Psychological Relief Work in Nepal. On the Move, Military Child Education Coalition magazine, 9 (3), 4-5.
  • Palomares, R.S. (2015). A Win for School Psychologists and Students [Review of the book My Story: Blogs by Four Military Teens by M. D. Sherman & D. M. Sherman]. NASP Communique 43 (8) 37.
  • APA Joint Task Force for the Development of Telepsychology Guidelines for Psychologists* (2013). Guidelines for the Practice of Telepsychology. American Psychologist 68(9), 791-800. (*Served as a member of this Task Force, as listed on page 791.)
  • Little, S., Little, A., Palomares, R., & Eckert, T.L. (2012). Men in academic school psychology: A national survey. Psychology in the Schools 49, 6, 554–567.


  • 2017: Appointed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott:  Board member on the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (TSBEP)
  • 2017: Awarded. Texas Woman's University’s Faculty Distinction in Service Award
  • 2017: Re-elected: 2nd term on the Trainers of School Psychology Executive Board
  • 2016: Invited by the Office of the U.S. Vice President to attend the Convening on Military-Connected Children at the White House, hosted by the 2nd Lady, Dr. Jill Biden and Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr.
  • 2015: Honored. Outstanding Contribution to Public Service Award, Texas Psychological Association
  • 2015: Elected. Commissioner for the APA Commission for the Recognition of Specialties and Proficiencies in Professional Psychology (CRSPP)
  • 2015: Elected. Trustee for the Texas Psychological Association’s Board of Trustees
  • 2014: Honored. Outstanding Alumni for the College of Education & Human Development, Texas A&M University
  • 2014: Elected. Trainers of School Psychology Executive Board
  • 2013: Service Award. APA Board of Professional Affairs
  • 2013: Service Award. APA Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice
  • 2007: Elected Fellow. APA Division of School Psychology
  • 2006: Commendation. Texas Psychological Association Division of School Psychology.
  • 2003: Presidential Citation APA Division of School Psychology
  • 2002: Presidential Award for Outstanding Services to Division 16 & School Psychology. APA Division of School Psychology.

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