Centron Felder graduated from Webster University with a Master’s in Applied Educational Psychology in 2016. He also earned an Educational Specialist degree in Applied Educational Psychology in 2019. Prior to attending Webster, he earned two degrees in Exercise Science. Mr. Felder is also a veteran of both the United States Navy and the United States Air Force. Centron currently works as a school psychologist at St. Louis Language Immersion School (SLLIS).
In this episode, Mr. Felder shares his personal experience and discusses several important topics including:
· Centron’s unique path to becoming a school psychologist
· How formal assessments are used to inform diagnosis and support services
· The importance of understanding the roles of race and class in mental health diagnosis and treatment
· Parent and caregiver roles in supporting student mental health
Use this link to check out the St. Louis nonprofit agency Alive and Well, mentioned by Centron in this interview: https://www.awcommunities.org/
Learn more about SLLIS here: https://www.sllis.org/