Welcome to the Department of Counseling and School Psychology
About Our Department
The faculty of UMass Boston's Counseling and School Psychology Department are world-renowned psychologists and counselor educators, who impact national and global policy on mental health, schools, and activism … and who love to teach!
We train clinicians, counselors, and leaders from a unique social justice perspective that emphasizes work to fight oppression, combats stigma surrounding mental health concerns, and addresses institutional barriers to healthy human development in diverse populations
We are committed to the following goals for our students. Through training and experience:
- Our students will become knowledgeable and skilled practitioners;
- Our students will become caring, principled, and respectful professionals;
- Our students will become committed agents of change for social justice;
- Our students will become committed reflective and critical thinkers.
An innovative training partnership between UMass Boston and three high needs school districts in Massachusetts: Brockton, Lawrence, and Quincy Public Schools.
Career Services & Handshake
Handshake is a comprehensive online career site where students and alumni can search for jobs and internships! Create and manage your online career profile Search postings for jobs
School Psychology Professor Awarded $2 Million U.S. Department of Education Grant
Lindsay Fallon, associate professor of school psychology in the College of Education & Human Development, has received a four-year award for $1,999,991 from the United States Department of Education to develop resources that will help educators provide culturally relevant social, emotional, and behavioral supports in the classroom.