Course Catalog

GRAD > SPY G > 601

Issues and Ethics in School Psychology

This course addresses the professional identity and function of the psychologist in the public school setting. An intensive analysis of philosophical, technical, and administrative issues is conducted. The organization and operation of schools, federal and state educational laws, ethical issues and dilemmas, APA standards, and nondiscriminatory assessments are explored in depth. The course also examines contemporary educational issues that go beyond the role of the individual psychologist. The most current issues in the field are discussed. A pre-practicum field component is required.

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