SCH PS630 - Legal, Ethical, and Professional Issues in School Psychology

(Credits: 3)

  1. To become familiar with the history and foundations of school psychology as well as current controversies in the field.
  2. To become familiar with the diverse roles, functions and methods of service delivery of school psychologists in school settings and other professional settings.
  3. To reinforce, expand, and deepen one’s knowledge of relevant laws, ethics, and professional standards in the field of school psychology/psychology, and how they are applied in practice.
  4. To improve one’s knowledge and skills in using technology to optimize one’s capabilities and efficiency as well as to keep confidential material safe.
  5. To understand professional preparation issues in school psychology.
  6. To develop an understanding of cultural responsiveness in legal, ethical, and service delivery issues.