PSYCHOLOGY IN THE SCHOOLS
PSYCHOLOGY IN THE SCHOOLS EDS 245
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EDS 245 Psychology in the Schools Peychology39 in the Schools Course Overview amp Introduction to Psychology in the Schools Stephen E Brock PhD NCSP California State University Sacramento ti 0 fWWW csus edtiil iclivlimeKSi Syllabus and Course Schedule I Course Objectives I Readings I Hotsheets divide into groups I Observations find a mentor I Reflection Papers I Portfolio I Grading Historical Foundations I Origins of practice 1890 to 1920 0 Mental tests 0 Societal forces I Child labor I Compulsory schooling 0 Lightner Witmer father of school psychology I Attend to children who resist ordinary efforts 0 the school room Stephen E Brock PhD NCSP 1 EDS 245 Psychology in the Schools Historical Foundations I Clinics and psychoeducational testing 19001930 0 Purpose to differentiate among children First training rograms for schoo psychologists in 19201930 I Emerging regulations in 193039 I Organizational identity 194049 0 Journals state associations Historical Foundations I California Association of School Psychologists CASP o httpwvmcasponlineorg National Association ofSchool Psychologists NASP 0 mm iV v riasgmiline m Stephen E Brock PhD NCSP EDS 245 Psychology in the Schools Historical Foundations I Post war growth tied to developments in education I Accepted nationwide I Societal trends at end of 1960 s affected school psychology Historical Foundations I 1970 to 1990 s expansion of role and special education 0 PL 94 142 IDEA 0 1990 s questioning of traditional role I Current societal forces 0 At risk children 0 Changes in special education Learning difficulties Behavior concerns Fears about war violence terrorism Problems at home or With peers Depression and other mental health issues Attention problems Poverty Diverse populations with diverse needs iurri NASP i39ZElEi 1 Why Children Need School Psychologists I I I I I I I I 93 Stephen E Brock PhD NCSP 3 EDS 245 Psychology in the Schools The School Psychologist s Job Qualifications and Definition 0 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with learning and behavior problems Strengthen working relationships among educators parents and community services Prevention I Implement programs to build positive connections between students and adults I Identify potential learning difficulties early I Design programs for children at risk I Help adults to address problem behaviors I I Foster tolerance and appreciation of diversity Create safe supportive learning environments Frum NASF zuus 2 Stephen E Brock PhD NCSP 5 EDS 245 Psychology in the Schools Intervention I Work facetoface with children and families I Develop individualized solutions for learning and adjustment I Plan and implement crisis response I Provide 0 Counseling 0 Social skillstraining Train teachers and parents in Education Teaching and learning strategies Parenting techniques Classroom managementtechni ues Working with exceptional students Strategies to address substance abuse and risky behaviors I Crisis prevention and response Research amp Program Development I Recommend and implement evidence based programs and strategies I Generate new knowledge of learning and behaVIor I Evaluate effectiveness of programs and interventions I Contribute to schoolwide reform and restructuring Stephen E Brock PhD NCSP 6 EDS 245 Psychology in the Schools Mental Health Care I Deliver schoollinked mental health services Coordinate with community resources and health care providers Partner with parents and teachers to create healthy school environments Advocacy School Psychologists EncourageSponsor I Appropriate education placements I Education reform I Legislative involvement I Community services and programs I Funding for adequate resources What Do School Psychologists Do Assessment EDS 245 EDS 248 242A amp E 244 amp 243 247 amp 243 EDS 24D Consultation EDS 245 EDS 248 24n 246A amp5 Prevention EDS 245 EDS 246A amp a Intervention EDS 245 EDC 21th EDS 231 243241 amp44n 24n 246Aamp 5 Education EDS 245 EDS 224n EDS 246A amp a Research amp program development EDSZED Mental health care EDS 245 EDc ZWD EDS ZBW EDS 241 Advocacy EDS 2m Stephen E Brock PhD NCSP 7 EDS 245 Psychology in the Schools Who Are Today s School Psychologists I The majority of school psychologists are female 60 and Caucasian 926 Mean age 0f462 Employed in public schools 831 Vuallr re resented within the Masters S ecialist and Doctoral groups 326 349 324 respectively Majority of the psychologists surveyed 504 have contracts lasting between 180 to 190 days per year Mean per diem salary is 31200 per day The current student to psychologist ratio is 14821 Cums anm Who Are Today s School Psychologists I 4896 receive some sort of supervision I Only 3327 are supervised by an individual with a school psychology degree I Behavioral intervention 471 and standard psychoeducational assessment practices 40 were the most commonly endorsed CPD subject topics of interest Since 19891990 the percentage of time spent in special education has increased from 523 19891990 to 804 20042005 Curtis 2007 Ethnicity of School Psychologists Ethnicity A WhiteCaucasian 910 HispanicLatino 17 ChicanoMexicanAmerican 09 Puerto Rican 08 BlackAfricanAmerican 24 AsianAmericanPaci c Islander 11 American IndianAlaskan Native 06 Stephen E Brock PhD NCSP 8 EDS 245 Ethnicity Comparison l l Psychology in the Schools Becoming a school psychologist at Sac State CSUSISchool Psychology Student Handbook School Psychology Pxogrnm Handbook Stephen E Brock PhD NCSP EDS 245 Psychology in the Schools CSUS Program Goals I Continually develop professional skills through reflective practice critical thinking and mindfulness of current research Understand the structure of schools and other agencies that serve students with special needs I Are cognizant of effective instructional practices and use this knowled e in fostering cognitiveacademic development for all students CSUS Program Goals I Conceptualize student needs from a developmental and ecological perspective I Are cognizant of prevention and intervention strategies that foster positive mental physical and academic well being for both students and staff I Utilize a wide range of methods in assessing student needs designing appropriate interventions and evaluating the effectiveness of those interventions CSUS Program Goals I Engage in ongoing evaluation of programs 0 and serVIces with an awareness organizational change strategies I Utilize counseling and consultation approaches that reframe problems with the goal of developing strategies for solution I Implement problemsolving approaches that lead to problem solution within the school framework or to an appropriate outside referral Stephen E Brock PhD NCSP 10 EDS 245 Psychology in the Schools CSUS Program Goals Develop an understanding of specialized needs of diverse student populations including issues of culture unique learning needs alternative lifestyles etc Collaborate with schools and parents in implementing interventions that promote positive outcomes for all students Conduct themselves in a manner consistent with ethical and legal standards of the profession Program Structure I MA requires 0 Coursework 55 units 0 Praxis Exam 143 orhigher or Project EDS 541 0 Case Stud Exam 8 outoflO PPS School Psychology Credential requires 0 Coursework less tnan 55 units if already have a Maters o Practica EDS 243 6 units and 439 4 units 0 Praxis Exam 143 orhigher o Internship EDS 4411200 hours Program Structure l Education Specialist Degree 0 Course work for the MA 0 Education Specialist Seminar EDS 239 3 units 0 Culminating Experience EDS 540 or 542 3 to 6 units Stephen E Brock PhD NCSP 11 EDS 245 Psychology in the Schools CredentialsLicensesCertification I School Psychology lntern Credential o For practice as an intern in schools 0 Administered by California Commission on Teacher I PPS School Psychology credential o For practice in schoo s o Administered by CCTC CredentialsLicensesCertification I Licensed Educational Psychologist o Administered by Board of Behavioral Science 0 Private practice in California I Nationally Certified School Psychologist o Administered by NASP 0 Complete accredited program CSUS is accredited 0 Pass the Praxis exam 165 Need amp When You Need It I First Semester 0 Certificate of Clearance 0 Insurance I Second Semester 0 Advancement to Candidacy at end of semes er I Equivalencies What You Do to Get What You I WPJ I Fully classi ed complete all prerequisites Stephen E Brock PhD NCSP 12 EDS 245 Need When You Need It I Third Semester 0 Update insurance 0 Culminating experience reservation form preject or exam I Fourth Semester What You Do to Get What You 0 Case Study Masters Exam Need When You Need It I Fifth Semester 0 EdS Seminar EDS 239 o All required forms for internshi Available at mu vvvwv tsus Edtii iiii liVbbimtksl I Sixth Semester 0 EdS ThesisProject o PPS credential application 0 Course Equivalency form different from Advancement to Candidacy Application for graduation What You Do to Get What You Questions 3 hng 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