Dr. Erik Jacobson Promoted
Erik Jacobson, Ph.D., has been promoted to the Chief Psychologist at Upstate Cerebral Palsy. He has worked in various capacities with Upstate Cerebral Palsy for the past 10 years. In his current role, Dr. Jacobson provides clinical oversight of the Upstate Cerebral Palsy New York State Center of Excellence Project, an OPWDD funded collaborative project focusing on establishing best practices within Children’s Residential Programs. In addition to being a licensed psychologist, he is also a certified school psychologist and provides evaluations, training, supervision and consultation throughout Upstate Cerebral Palsy and its affiliates. Dr. Jacobson received his doctorate in Clinical-Community Psychology from the University of South Carolina. Over the past 15 years, he has provided a range of assessment, diagnostic and treatment services to children, adolescents and adults with varying degrees of developmental and psychiatric disabilities through outpatient, residential and school settings.