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Virginia Wise Berninger
EDPSY 570
Seattle Campus

Introduction to School Psychology

Current issues in professional psychology practice and research. Prerequisite: graduate standing in school psychology. Offered: A.

Class description

Students learn about the history of the field of school psychology and about current practices in the field.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

A seminar format is used in which students discuss required readings. The instructor also lectures to supplement the readings.

Recommended preparation

Any graduate student admitted to the school psychology program should have the necessary preparation.

Class assignments and grading

Students read assigned material, complete problem-solving cases in class, write a take-home exam, and shadow practicing school psychologists in local schools.

Participation in class and completion of written assignments.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Jennifer L. Davis
Date: 05/11/1998