School Psychology (SPSY)
Course designed to provide the student with the opportunity to work with a school psychology program professor on a research problem mutually agreed upon in terms of a specific plan of study. (PR: Permission of the instructor)
This course is designed as an introduction to schools as organizations and systems.
Substance abuse is a pervasive problem within our society. Mental Health professionals and educators require knowledge and skills in adolescent substance abuse prevention, intervention, and treatment to address this problem.
This is a multicultural, reading and writing intensive course that presents information on typical and atypical human development.
This course is an introductio nto the theory and practice of consultation and will prepare students to serve as consultants within public schools.
This course teaches the application of behavior modification principles to the classroom setting as well as the modification of instruction to meet the needs of atypical learners.
This course is a direct interventions course focusing on individual and group therapy for children.
This course is a beginning problem-solving course designed to provide students with a variety of assessment methods they can use to start constructing their professional "tool Kit".
This course is an intermediate problem-solving course designed to provide students with a variety of assessment measures to add to their professional "tool kit".
Review of standard assessment instruments used in school psychology practice emphasizing those aspects of specialized testing consistant with diagnostic needs of the individual child or groups of children. (PR: SPSY 622)
Interactive and reading intensive course that uses both live class meetings and the WebCT format to present information on the biological foundations of school psychology.
SPSY 675 is a reading and writing intensive course that presents information of the psychological foundations of school psychology.
Courses in specialized areas of school psychology on issues in the practice of school psychology. (PR: Permission of the instructor.)
The focus of this course will be to integrate elements of consultation, assessment, and intervention into a comprehensive Multi-Tired System of Support for behavior and academics from the perspective of a school psychologist.
This is a course designed to help students improve their counseling skills with youth in schools by exploring and implementing the applied practices of the major theories of psychotherapy.
Pre-req: PSY 619 with a minimum grade of C.
During this capstone experience, students will provide a full range of school psychological services in a multidisciplinary training setting supervised by credentialed school psychologists.
Development and defense of a research proposal examining a specific hypothesis in School Psychology. Analysis of data, written presentation in thesis form, and public defense are required.
The course is designed to provide students with the fundamental skills to develop and implement evaluations of educational programs in the classroom, school, county or state.
Pre-req: PSY 517 with a minimum grade of C and SPSY 623 with a minimum grade of C.