Scott McMahon, MSW

The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Department of Pediatrics
335 George Street
Suite 3500
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
 
Phone: 732-749-2075
Email: scott.mcmahon@rutgers.edu
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Last Updated: June 07, 2017

 

Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Training & Consultation Specialist, Positive Behavior Support in Schools
 
Discipline(s): Education: General
Human Development/Child Development
Social Work
Education/Special Education
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
 
Research: Autism, Education, Grief, Inclusive Education, Mental Health
Education: Education, Mental Health
Service: Autism, Education, Grief, Inclusive Education, Mental Health, Person Centered Thinking

Vita/Bio

 

Scott McMahon is a Training and Consultation Specialist at The Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities. In his role at The Boggs Center, he provides training and technical assistance to schools involved in the NJ Positive Behavior Support in Schools project, a partnership between the New Jersey State Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, and The Boggs Center.

Scott received his Master of Arts degree in Social Work from New York University. He also holds New Jersey certifications as a School Social Worker and an Elementary Teacher. 

He has extensive experience working within the school system. He has taught a third grade class in an Abbott district, multiple grades in a gifted and talented program, as well as special education classes in inclusion settings and resource rooms. In addition to his teaching experience, Scott worked as a School Social Worker in a nationally accredited special education school focusing primarily on students with Asperger's Syndrome. 

Prior to his experience in school systems, Scott worked as a Family Preservation Worker to prevent the unnecessary placement of children through intensive, in-home family counseling.