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SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS

School psychologists help children and youth succeed academically, socially, and emotionally. They collaborate with educators, parents, and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments for all students that strengthen connections between home and school.

School psychologists:  
 
  • Are uniquely positioned to prepare students to meet the demands of the world in which they live
     
  • Have specialized training in both psychology and education which extends their expertise far beyond the most familiar role of conducting evaluations to determine special needs
     
  • Can support the social, emotional, and academic learning goals of all students and provide services that impact learning at the individual, small group, classroom, building, or school district level
     
  • Can support the social, emotional, and academic learning goals of all students and provide services that impact learning at the individual, small group, classroom, building, or school district level
     
  • Collaborate with teachers, administrators, parents, other school specialists and other health professionals to ensure that every child learns in a safe, healthy, supportive environment
     
  • Mandated participants in the following multidisciplinary evaluation teams: Specific Learning Disability, Cognitive Impairment, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Emotional Impairment