Tulio Otero

Tulio

Otero

Affiliate Faculty

  • Associate Professor

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  • Campus:
  • Downtown Chicago
Department
School Psychology
Institution
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Address Map of 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza Chicago IL 60654
222 Merchandise Mart Plaza
Chicago, IL 60654
Biography

Tulio M. Otero earned a doctoral degree in Health Psychology from Columbia of the Pacific University in San Rafael California and a master's degree in education, Specialty in School Psychology from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He also holds a post-doctoral specialization diploma in clinical neuropsychology from Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, California, a Certificate in Trauma Counseling from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

Dr. Otero currently works as a bilingual (English/Spanish) psychologist for Chicago Public Schools City Wide Assessment Teams, is consultant to the Illinois Department of Corrections, and conducts independent neuropsychological and psycho-educational evaluations through his private practice: Neurobehavioral Consultants, LLC.

As psychologist, Dr. Otero earlier served as adjunct faculty of Columbia College campuses in Cieba, Puerto Rico, and in Elgin Illinois. He also served as online faculty for Northcentral University in Prescott, Arizona. Dr. Otero also has worked as a staff psychologist at First Hospital Panamericano in Puerto Rico, where his responsibilities covered areas inpatient and partial hospitalization mental health services, alcohol and other drug abuse treatment, and forensic services, while also engaging in general private practice.

His expertise spans across areas of clinical, school and neuropsychology psychology. Particular areas of high competency includes ADD/ADHD; learning disabilities; obsessive compulsive, oppositional-defiant and personality disorders; psychopathology; stress/coping; disaster mental health; trauma/PTSD; vicarious trauma; and assessment/psychological testing. Dr. Otero has multiple publications and has presented at local and National Association conferences.

Dr. Otero also specializes in autistic spectrum disorder; academic interventions; school neuropsychology; cognitive assessment; child custody; competency to stand trial; expert witness: Latino/a mental health; acculturation; cultural and diversity issues; multicultural training; linguistic and cultural adaptation of psychological tests: and applied neuroscience. Additionally, Dr. Otero is a 4thdegree black belt in Tae Kwon Do, and Hapkido.

Teaching philosophy: Each student is in charge of his or her academic learning and accomplishments. The professor is an expert/mentor who facilitates the acquisition of knowledge with care and sensitivity. The adult student has the ultimate responsibility to engage in serious academic inquiry in a collaborative manner while bringing their multiple learning's and experiences to full intellectual fruition.

Education History
Degree Institution
B.S. Carroll University
M.Ed. Marquette University
Ph.D. Columbia of the Pacific University
Certificate in Trauma Counseling University of Wisconsin
Clinical Psychology Internships Associated Clinical Professionals, & Behavior Management Consultants
Post-Doctoral Specialization Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology Fielding Graduate University
Professional Memberships
Role Organization
Member Journal Of Attention Disorders
Member Journal of Hispanic Higher Education
Member Revista de Neuropsicología, Neuropsiquiatría y Neurociencias
Licenses
IL, PR
Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise
Autism/Developmental Disorders Autistic Spectrum
Child & Adolescent Development Learning/Learning Disabilities
Clinical Psychology / Mental Health ADD/ADHD
Assessment/Psychological Testing
Disaster Mental Health
Learning Disabilities
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
Oppositional-Defiant Disorders
Personality Disorders
Psychopathology
Stress/Coping
Trauma/PTSD
Diversity Acculturation
Cultural Issues
Diversity Issues
Latino/a Mental Health
Multicultural Training
Forensic Psychology Child Custody
Competency to Stand Trial
Expert Witness
Neuropsychology/Neuroscience Applied Neuroscience
Psychology Subdisciplines - Clinical Psychology
Subdisciplines - Educational Psychology
Subdisciplines - Neuroscience
Subdisciplines - School Psychology
PTSD/Trauma Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Vicarious Trauma
School Psychology Academic Interventions
Cognitive Assessment
Cultural Diversity
School Neuropsychology
Therapeutic/Theoretical Orientation Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Jungian Theory
Psychoanalysis
Solution-Focused Counseling Therapy
Presentations
Title Location Date
Evidence-based Interventions based on the CAS2 and the CEFI.. School Neuropsychology Summer Institute. Dallas, TX July, 2015
Publications

Otero, T. M. (2015). Intelligence: Defined as Neurocognitive Processing. In Goldstien and Naglieri (Eds). Handbook of Intelligence: Evolutionary Theory, Historical Perspective and Current Concepts. New York. Springer.INVITED CHAPTER

Otero, T.M. Barker, L., Naglieri, J.A. (2014). Executive Function and Interventions in Schools. Applied Neuropsychology-Child. INVITED PAPER

Otero, T.M., & Barker, L. (2014). The Frontal Lobes and Executive Function. In Nagieri, J. A.,& Goldstein, S.(Eds). Handbook of Executive Function. New York. Springer. INVITED CHAPTER

Naglieri, J.A., &Otero, T.M ( 2014). PASS theory and Executive Function.In Nagieri, J. A.,& Goldstein, S.(Eds). Handbook of Executive Function. New York. Springer.

Goldstein, S., Naglieri, J. A., Princiotta, D., &Otero, T. M. (2014). Introduction: A History of Executice Functioning as a theoretical and Clinical Constuct. In Goldstien, S. & Naglieri, J.A. (Eds). Handbook of Executive Function. New York. Springer.

Otero, T.M., Podell, K., Defina, P., Goldberg, E. (2013). Assessment of Neuropsychological Functioning. In Weiner, I., Graham, J.R., Naglieri, J.A. (Eds) Handbook of Psychology, Volume 10, Assessment Psychology, 2nd Edition (502-533). New York. Wiley.

Otero, T. M., Gonzalez, L., Naglieri, J. A. ( 2013). The Neurocognitive Assessment of Hispanic English Language Learners with Reading Failure. Journal of Applied Neuropsychology, 2, 1, 24-32.

Naglieri, J. A. &Otero, T. M. (2012). The Cognitive Assessment System: From Theory to Practice. In Flanagan, D. P., & Harrison, P. L. (Eds.). Contemporary intellectual assessment (3rd Edition): Theories, tests, and issues. New York: Guilford.

Naglieri, J.A &Otero, T.M. (2012). Assessing Diverse Populations with the WechslerNonverbal Scale of Ability. . In Flanagan, D. P., & Harrison, P. L. (Eds.). Contemporary intellectual assessment (3rd Edition): Theories, tests, and issues. New York: Guilford.

Naglieri, J. A. & Otero, T. (2011). Cognitive Assessment System: Redefining Intelligence from A Neuropsychological Perspective. In A. Davis (Ed.). Handbook of Pediatric Neuropsychology (320-333). New York: Springer Publishing.

Naglieri, J. A. &Otero, T. M. (2011). Assessing Diverse Populations With Nonverbal Measures of Ability in a Neuropsychological Context In A. Davis (Ed.). Handbook of Pediatric Neuropsychology (320-333). New York: Springer Publishing.

Otero, T. M., & Naglieri, J. A. (2011). The Cognitive Assessment System and the Wechler Intellegence Scale for Children-IV in a Neuropsychological Context. In N. Mathers & L. E. Jaffe (Eds.). Comprehensive Evaluations: Case reports for psychologists, diagnosticians and special educators. New York: Wiley.

Otero, T.M., Morreno, M A. (2010). Helping Children to Learn: Interventions for Use in School and at Home (Spanish version), In Naglieri, J.A. Helping Children to Learn: Interventions for Use in School and at Home. 2nd ed. Baltimore: Paul H.Brooks.

Otero, T. Illustrative Case study of Bilingual Psychological Report Using the WNV. In Brunnert, K. A, Naglieri, J., and Hardy-Braz, S.T. (2009) In Essentials of WNV Assessment. New York. Wiley.

Naglieri, A.;Otero, T;DeLauder, B;Matto, H. (2007). Bilingual Hispanic Children's Performance on the English and Spanish Versions of the Cognitive Assessment System. School Psychology Quarterly, v22 n3 p432-448.

Otero, T.M., & O'Meara, D.P. (1991). Mental Injury Litigation: The Role of the Lawyer and Psychologist. Medical Psychotherapy, Vol. 4, pp. 17-26.

Otero, T.M., & O'Meara, D.P. (1992). Psychological and Legal Issues in PersonalInjury Cases. The Milwaukee Lawyer, Vol. 12, No.2, pp. 5-20.

Otero,T.M. (1986).Altering Your Inner Limits: The Imagery Technique of Neurolinguistic Programming. In A. Sheikh (Ed) An Anthology of Imagery Techniques, The Imagery Institute. Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Books

Naglieri, J. A. & Otero, T. M. (2017). Essentials of CAS2 Assessment.. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons..

Chapters

Otero, T. M., Defina, C., Barker, L., Skues, J. (2017). Evidence-based assessment and intervention for autism in school psychology.. In In Thielking, M., and Mark Terjesen (Eds). Handbook of Australian school psychology: Bridging the gaps in international research, practice, and policy.New York, NY.: Springer Publishing..

Otero, T.M., Naglieri, J.A. (2017). Redefining Intelligence as the PASS Theory of Neurocognitive Processes.. In In Flanagan, D. P., & Harrison, P. L. (Ed.) Intellectual assessment: Theories, tests, and issues (4th ed.)New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Naglieri, J. A. & Otero, T. M (2017). The cognitive assessment system-2: From theory to practice. In In Flanagan, D. P., & Harrison, P. L. (Ed.) Intellectual assessment: Theories, tests, and issues (4th ed.)New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Others

Naglieri, J.A., Moreno, M., Otero, T.M. (2017). The Cognitive Assessment System 2-Español. .

Professional Skills
Assessment, Neuropsychology/Neuroscience, Hypnosis, Anxiety, Speech Dysfluency, Biofeedback, Trauma, Developmental Disabilities, Disability Issues, Pediatric Health Psychology, Psychopathology, Cultural Competence