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  Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology 2017-2019 Academic Programs Psy.D. Program in School Psychology (Department of Applied Psychology) Sample Five-Year School Psychology Program  

Sample Five-Year School Psychology Program


Please note that the follow program is an example of a five-year program, which allows for enrichment through additional courses, research, and/or extra paid practica.We encourage such programs for their training value.

First Year

Fall Semester

820:504 Theoretical Foundations: Cognitive-Behavioral (first 10 weeks fall) (2)
826:532 Basic Therapeutic Strategies (3)
826:543 Human Development (3)
820:565 Adult Psychopathology: Theoretical, Experimental, and Descriptive (3)
826:630 Cognitive Assessment (3)
826:550 Introduction to School Psychology (2)
821:543 Psychological Services Clinic Practicum (0.5)

TOTAL CREDITS: 16.5

Spring Semester

820:503 Theoretical Foundations: Analytical (first 10 weeks) (2)
820:508 Systems Theory and Analysis (3)
820:563 Child Psychopathology (3)
820:631 Social-Emotional/Behavioral/Personality Assessment: Child (3)
---:--- Required Elective (3)
820:689 Professional Practicum Placement (3)
826:506 Group Supervision in School Psychology (1)
821:543 Psychological Services Clinic Practicum (0.5)

TOTAL CREDITS: 18.5

Summer Semester

820:622 Biological Bases of Human Behavior (3)
826:555 Exceptional Children in the School, Family, and Community (3)

TOTAL CREDITS: 6

Second Year

Fall Semester

820:581 Statistical Methods and Design Analysis (3)
820:570 Psychological Intervention with Ethnic and Racial Minority Clients and Families (3) and/or 820:575 Diversity and Racial Identity (3) and/or 821:569 Psychodynamic Approaches to Diversity (3) and/or 820:576 People in Marginalized Communities (3)
826:557 Psychoeducational Foundations of Learning Disabilities (3)*
826:612 Consultation Methods (3)
820:689 Professional Practicum Placement (3)
826:605 Advanced Supervision in School Psychology (3)
821:543 Psychological Services Clinic Practicum (0.5)

TOTAL CREDITS: 18.5

*Class will be offered fall semester beginning fall 2018.

Spring Semester

820:550 Systems of Psychology (3)
820:585 Advanced Statistics and Research Design (3)
826:544 Pediatric Behavioral Medicine (3)
826:602 School-Based Psychological Interventions (3)
820:689 Professional Practicum Placement (3)
826:606 Advanced Supervision in School Psychology (3)
821:543 Psychological Services Clinic Practicum (0.5)

TOTAL CREDITS: 18.5

Summer Semester

820:613 Professional Ethics, Standards, and Career Development (3)

Third Year

Fall Semester

826:609 Learning and Academic Interventions: Research to Practice (3)
826:558 Adult and Organizational Learning and Change (3)
---:--- Required Elective (3) - Can be taken any semester in the third or fourth years
820:689 Professional Practicum Placement (3)
820:690 Professional Practicum Placement (3)
826:605 Advanced Supervision in School Psychology (3)
821:543 Psychological Services Clinic Practicum (0.5)

TOTAL CREDITS: 18.5

Spring Semester

826:616 Planning and Evaluation of Human Service Programs (3)
820:702 Dissertation in Professional Psychology (3)
820:689 Professional Practicum Placement (3)
820:690 Professional Practicum Placement (3)
826:606 Advanced Supervision in School Psychology (3)
821:543 Psychological Services Clinic Practicum (0.5)

TOTAL CREDITS: 15.5

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

820:701 Dissertation in Professional Psychology (3)
---:--- Optional Elective (Credits Not Required (NR) for degree) (3 NR)
820:696 Optional Advanced Practicum (Credits Not Required (NR) for degree) (0.5 NR)

TOTAL CREDITS: 3

Spring Semester

820:702 Dissertation in Professional Psychology (3)
---:--- Optional Elective (Credits Not Required (NR) for degree) (3 NR)
820:696 Optional Advanced Practicum (Credits Not Required (NR) for degree) (0.5 NR)

TOTAL CREDITS: 3

Fifth Year

Fall Semester

826:631 Internship in School Psychology (3)
826:633 Internship Seminar in School Psychology* (1)

Spring Semester

826:632 Internship in School Psychology (3)
826:633 Internship Seminar in School Psychology* (1)


*Not required if students receive four hours of individual supervision and didactic instruction with other interns from a licensed, appropriated credentialed psychologist at their internship site.

 
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