School Psychology Certification

Certification in School Psychology requires that you demonstrate skill and competency in areas related to the practice of school psychology. The certification program requires both preparation in mental health counseling and school-based intervention, including testing and consultation. There are mental health practica and a school psychology internship that lead to the integration of knowledge and skills. Graduates are prepared to work in diverse multidisciplinary school settings.  

If you are seeking only certification in school psychology, you will take these courses unless waived through transcript review. To apply, you must hold a master's degree, but this degree does not have to be in psychology.  

For more information, contact: Jed Yalof, Psy.D., ABPP, ABSNP Graduate Psychology Department Chair (610) 647-4400 ext. 3503.

Requirements

Course Number

Course Name

Updated: August 2012

GEN 501 Human Development
GEN 502 Methods of Research
PSYC 604 Group Process
PSYC 607 Treatment of Children and Adolescents
PSYC 610 Children with Exceptional Needs
PSYC 617 Ethical and Professional Issues
PSYC 635 Neuropsychology and Learning with Children and Adolescents
PSYC 640 Diversity Counseling
PSYC 642 Instruction and Assessment of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners
PSYC 654 Principles of Academic Assessment, Instruction and Intervention
PSYC 655 School Consultation and Curriculum Design
PSYC 663 Psychometrics
PSYC 664 Assessment I: Cognitive
PSYC 666 Assessment III: Psychoeducational Lab
PSYC 668 Counseling Theories and Techniques I
PSYC 669 Counseling Theories and Techniques II
PSYC 672 Seminar II in Counseling Psychology
PSYC 676 Seminar I: School Psychology Practicum
PSYC 677 Seminar II: School Psychology Practicum
PSYC 680 Seminar I: School Psychology Internship
PSYC 681 Seminar II: School Psychology Internship

 

Certification Requirements

Visit Immaculata's Certification Office website for specific instructions and required forms. For more information, contact James P. Osborne, Certification Officer, at josborne1@immaculata.edu or 610-647-4400, ext. 3297.


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