The school-based practicum provides School Psychology candidates an orientation to school and community professionals as well as clarify the role of the school psychologist. Candidates are placed in school settings and attend a university-based seminar. Placement consists of 450 hours. Grading is by S, U, and IP.
- Apply key aspects of school psychology in the areas of theory, legal and ethical principles, and educational/psychological practices in a K-12 setting.
- Develop professional learning opportunities for school personnel.
- Collaborate with teachers, staff, parents, and community stakeholders.
- Examine the psychological, educational, and behavioral needs of a diverse student population.
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Sanford College of Education
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