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Course Catalog

SY6010 - Foundations-School Psychology

Credits: 3

This survey course will introduce students to the role and function of the school psychologist. Historical events will be reviewed with an emphasis on future directions of the profession. Prevention and intervention as a part of a data based problem-solving model to address learning, behavior, and social/emotional issues in school age children will be introduced. Legal issues and professional ethics will be discussed. Students will become familiar with the educational environment and the role of the school psychologist within the educational system. The Mahara e-portfolio will be introduced. Students will address New Hampshire state standards for school psychology with the National Association of School Psychologist Domains of Practice (2010). There is a 25-hour pre-practicum to the course.