Nathaniel von der Embse, PhD

Nathaniel von der Embse, PhD

Assistant Professor

Psychological Studies in Education

Ritter Annex 259
1301 Cecil B. Moore Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19122
phone: (215) 204-6236
nate.v@temple.edu

Education

Ph.D., School Psychology, Michigan State University

Ed.S., School Psychology, Miami University

M.S., School Psychology, Miami University

B.A., Psychology, University of Dayton

Areas of Professional Interest
  • High-stakes testing and educational accountability policy
  • Academic and test anxiety
  • Internalizing behavior assessment and intervention
  • Social justice and advocacy
  • School mental health
Recent Scholarship
von der Embse, N.P., *Iaccarino, S., *Mankin, A., Kilgus, S.,   Magen, E.  in press . Development and factor structure of the Social, Academic, and Emotional Behavior Risk Screener Student Rating Scale  SAEBRS-SRS . Assessment for Effective Intervention.
 
von der Embse, N.P., Sandalos, L., Pendergast, L.,   *Mankin, A.  in press . Teacher stress, teaching efficacy, and job satisfaction in response to test-based educational accountability policies. Learning and Individual Differences. 
 
Eklund, K., Kilgus, S., von der Embse, N.P., *Beardmore, M.,   *Tanner, N.  in press . Use of universal screening scores to predict distal academic and behavioral outcomes: A multi-level approach. Psychological Assessment.
 
Pendergast, L., von der Embse, N.P., Kilgus, S.,   Eklund, K.  in press . Measurement Equivalence/Invariance in School Psychology Research: A Conceptual Overview and Example of Multi-Group Confirmatory Factor Analysis for Non-Statisticians. Journal of School Psychology.
 
von der Embse, N.P., Schoemann, A., *Wicoff, M., Kilgus, S.P.,   Bowler, M.  in press . The influence of test-based accountability policies on teacher stress and teaching practices: A moderated mediation model. Educational Psychology. doi: 10.1080/01443410.2016.1183766
 
von der Embse, N.P., Pendergast, L., Kilgus, S. P.,   Eklund, K.  2016 . Evaluating the applied use of a mental health screener: Structural validity of the Social, Academic, and Emotional Behavior Risk Screener  SAEBRS . Psychological Assessment. doi: 10.1037/pas0000253
 
Kilgus, S.P., Kazmerski, J.S., *Taylor, C.N.,   von der Embse, N.P.  2016 . Intervention Selection Profile—Function  ISP-Fx : A brief and direct method for functional behavioral assessment. School Psychology Quarterly. doi: 10.1037/spq0000156
 
Kilgus, S. P., *Sims, W., von der Embse, N.P.,   *Taylor, C.  2016 . Psychometric defensibility of the Social, Academic, and Emotional Behavior Risk Screener  SAEBRS  teacher rating scale. Assessment for Effective Intervention. doi: 10.1177/1534508415623269
 
von der Embse, N.P., Pendergast, L., Segool, N., Saeki, E.,   *Ryan, S.  2016 . The influence of test-based accountability policies on school climate and teacher stress across four states. Teaching and Teacher Education, 59, 492-502. doi: 10.1016/j.tate.2016.07.013.
 
Kilgus, S.P., Eklund, K.R., von der Embse, N.P., *Taylor, C.N.,   *Sims, W.A.  2016 . Psychometric defensibility of the Social, Academic, and Emotional Behavior Risk Screener  SAEBRS  Teacher Rating Scale and multiple gating procedure within elementary and middle school samples. Journal of School Psychology, 58, 21-39. Doi: 10.1016/j.jsp.2016.07.001
 
von der Embse, N.P.,   Putwain, D. W.  2015 . Examining the context of instruction to facilitate student success. School Psychology International, 36, 552-558.  doi:10.1177/0143034315612144
 
von der Embse, N.P., Schultz, B.,   *Draughn, J. D.  2015 . Readying students to test: The impact of fear and efficacy appeals on student anxiety, motivation, and test performance. School Psychology International, 36, 620-637. doi:10.1177/0143034315609094
 
Kilgus, S.P., *Sims, W., von der Embse, N.P.,   Riley-Tillman, T.C.  2015 . Confirmation of models for interpretation and use of the Social and Academic Behavior Risk Screener. School Psychology Quarterly, 30 3 , 335-352. doi: 10.1037/spq0000087.
 
von der Embse, N.P., *Scott, E.C.,   Kilgus, S.P.  2015 . Sensitivity to change and concurrent validity of Direct Behavior Ratings for Academic Anxiety. School Psychology Quarterly, 30  2 , 244-259. doi: 10.1037/spq0000083.
 
Kilgus, S.P., von der Embse, N.P., *Scott, K.,   *Paxton, S.  2015 . Use of the Intervention Selection Profile – Social Skills  ISP-SS  to identify social skill acquisition deficits. Assessment for Effective Intervention, 40 4 , 228-239. doi: 10.1177/1534508415577469 
 
von der Embse, N.P., Kilgus, S.P., Bowler, M., Solomon, H.,   *Curtiss, C.  2015 . Initial development and factor structure of the Educator Test Stress Inventory. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 33  3 , 223-237. doi: 10.1177/0734282914548329.
 
Saeki, E., Pendergast, L., Segool, N.,   von der Embse, N.P.  2015 . Psychosocial and instructional consequences of the Common Core State Standards: Implications for research and practice. Contemporary School Psychology, 19  2 , 89-97. doi: 10.1007/s40688-014-0043-5.
 
von der Embse, N.P.   Witmer, S.  2014 . High-stakes accountability: Student anxiety and large-scale testing. Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2, 1-24. doi: 10.1080/15377903.2014.888529.  
 
von der Embse, N. P., Pendergast, L., Kilgus, S. P., & Eklund, K. (in press). Evaluating the applied use of a mental health screener: Structural validity of the Social, Academic, and Emotional Behavior Risk Screener. Psychological Assessment. 
 
Kilgus, S. P., *Sims, W., von der Embse, N. P., & *Taylor, C. (in press). Psychometric defensibility of the Social, Academic, and Emotional Behavior Risk Screener (SAEBRS) teacher rating scale. Assessment for Effective Intervention. 
 
von der Embse, N. P., & Putwain, D. W. (2015). Examining the context of instruction to facilitate student success. School Psychology International. 
 
von der Embse, N. P., Schultz, B., & *Draughn, J. D. (2015). Readying students to test: The impact of fear and efficacy appeals on student anxiety, motivation, and test performance. School Psychology International. 
 
Kilgus, S. P., *Sims, W., von der Embse, N. P., & Riley-Tillman, T. C. (2015). Confirmation of models for interpretation and use of the Social and Academic Behavior Risk Screener. School Psychology Quarterly. doi: 10.1037/spq0000087.
 
Kilgus, S. P., von der Embse, N. P., *Scott, K., & *Paxton, S. (2015). Use of the Intervention Selection Profile – Social Skills (ISP-SS) to identify social skill acquisition deficits. Assessment for Effective Intervention, 40(4), 228-239. doi: 10.1177/1534508415577469 
 
von der Embse, N. P., *Scott, E. C., & Kilgus, S. P. (2015). Sensitivity to change and concurrent validity of Direct Behavior Ratings for Academic Anxiety. School Psychology Quarterly, 30 (2), 244-259. doi: 10.1037/spq0000083.
 
von der Embse, N. P., Kilgus, S. P., Bowler, M., Solomon, H., & *Curtiss, C. (2015). Initial development and factor structure of the Educator Test Stress Inventory. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 33 (3), 223-237. doi: 10.1177/0734282914548329.