Master of Science & Specialist Degree in School Psychology {22-23} - Foundations of School Psychology

Course Code
PSY 601  Credits
Title Foundations of School Psychology 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description An introduction to school psychology as a profession and to education as the primary arena within which school psychologists operate. Topics covered include historical foundations of school psychology and education, current status of education, introduction to special education, legal and ethical issues, and professional roles of school psychologists. Emphasis on the relationship of this foundational content to the provision of equitable educational services to diverse populations. The relationship of school psychologists to other educational and mental health team members, including parents, is addressed.