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Updated 3 days ago

School psychology as a career - pros and cons - please advise - 217 Replies

My guess is that with RTI opening up an alternative avenue for SLD identification, districts are pushing School Psychologists out of the way in order...

Dogluvah in Murrieta, California

How can I get my AZ fingerprints back faster than 12 weeks?

Hi, all. I need help. I was just hired as a school psychologist for the state of AZ. I start in 4 weeks. I was quoted 4 to 12 weeks to get my IVP...

Displaced Legal Professional in Arvada, Colorado

Updated 10 months ago

I need help! I haven't found a job in 5 years! :( - 3 Replies

I have no experience working in a district outside of my fieldwork. I will admit that I gave up for a few years. The past few years I hadn't even...

Tom in Richardson, Texas

Social Work vs School Psychology

Which job has better prospects, pay, and which is more fun/stress-free/satisfying?

new_student in Broomfield, Colorado

What is going on here?

Wow, I am so stunned by the posts on this blog, and I love the honesty. I just started the Child, Family and School Psychology PhD at the...

Mh in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Updated 19 months ago

Contract work??? - 1 Reply

I don't think I'm going to be able to find a job in a district for this upcoming school year. I'm moving on to try to find SOMETHING that will pay...

moscatomg1 in Las Cruces, New Mexico

Updated 20 months ago

MA Counseling—advice on grad. programs & jobs? - 1 Reply

[Part 1] Given all the folks here on the job market search, I thought this would be a good place to voice these concerns. And though neither the...

sch psych in San Francisco, California

Updated 20 months ago

Are school psychologist job opportunities growing or declining? - 2 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most school...

Lenny in Provo, Utah

Updated 25 months ago

Tips for school psychologist interviews. - 13 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming school psychologist interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and...

Aries Girl in Stockton, California

Updated 28 months ago

Years of service - 3 Replies

I am applying for a school psych position. Will my years of service as a speech pathologist be used toward my position as a school psych? Or will I...

oops in Salinas, California

Average annual assessments completed

How many psych assessments do you complete in a year? Just curious....including tri's and initials.

Anna in Palo Alto, California

Updated 36 months ago

What are the best school psychologist qualifications and training to get ahead? - 14 Replies

What is the best training for becoming a school psychologist? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...

Don in Indianapolis, Indiana

Updated 41 months ago

Top school psychologist skills needed to get the job. - 8 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every school psychologist must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your school...

Learning Something New Everyday in California

Updated 45 months ago

What's a good undergrad major for going into school psychology? - 4 Replies

I have become curious about being a school psychologist and it seems like a interesting, cool, career. Right now i'm getting my Associate's degree in...

Jessica in Clarksville, Tennessee

I just want to guide people...

I am getting out of the army in about October 2011. I currently have 90+ transferable college credits on my way to a BA in Art. In October of 2011 i...

Provi29 in Providence, Rhode Island

School Psychology Graduate Interview

I have a couple of interviews coming up for School Psychology masters programs and was wondering what types of questions I should expect? Are there...

Y in Spring Hill, Florida

Updated 56 months ago

What are typical school psychologist salaries? - 1 Reply

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...

Y in Spring Hill, Florida

Updated 56 months ago

Getting a school psychologist job. - 1 Reply

How did you get your start doing school psychologist work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a...

Y in Spring Hill, Florida

Updated 56 months ago

What do you enjoy most about your school psychologist career? - 1 Reply

What do you enjoy most about being a school psychologist? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn...

ppetzold in Kansas City, Missouri

school psychologist training in consultation

What kind of consultation training do school psychologists have? What model of consultation is used? How does the training impact the job?

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