SCH FP721 - Practicum in Advanced Assessment I

(Credits: 2)

This practicum provides students with closely supervised experience in psychological and educational assessment with children and adolescents. The emphasis is on integrating assessment results so as to foster deeper understanding by consumers, including clients, parents, teachers, or school administrators. Assessment covers a wide range of areas including intelligence, memory, executive functions, sensory motor functions, and social and emotional development. Students receive extensive feedback on report writing as well as presenting assessment results in feedback sessions and meetings. The practicum seminar supports a concurrent field placement in child and adolescent assessment. This is part of a two semester series. Open only to students in the doctoral program in School Psychology. Pre-requisites: PA700 and PA725.