Robert Volpe Assistant Professor of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology firstname.lastname@example.org 617.373.7970 Expertise ADHD, behavioral assessment, early literacy, prevention of antisocial behavior Robert Volpe in the Press Article Boston Magazine Northeastern professors receive $1.6 million grant for student progress tracking rogram The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $1.6 million grant to two Northeastern University professors who are designing a student progress tracking program. The web-based program will be specifically tailored to elementary school students with emotional or behavioral disorders such as ADHD, anxiety, and depression, all conditions that make students more likely to struggle in […] Robert Volpe for Northeastern Global News Should you be using ChatGPT? Experts say ‘yes,’ but don’t confuse it with a friend Should you be using ChatGPT? Experts say ‘yes,’ but don’t confuse it with a friend Experts agree that the growth of AI is outpacing development of ethical rules regulations, which means it should still be used with caution. Researchers to address critical need in tracking young students’ progress Researchers to address critical need in tracking young students’ progress With a $1.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Northeastern professors will develop a Web-based system that teachers can use to more easily track the progress of children with emotional or behavior disorders. 3Qs: When to diagnose and treat children for ADHD 3Qs: When to diagnose and treat children for ADHD Earlier this month, the American Academy of Pediatrics expanded the guidelines for diagnosing and treating children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), lowering the age to include kids as young as 4 years old. We asked Robert Volpe, associate professor in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, whose research involves assessing the academic problems children with ADHD experience, to analyze the new guidelines — and discuss how research in this area has evolved in recent years.