The Science and Practice of School Psychology
UNC’s Programs in School Psychology focus on the science and practice of school psychology, training students to be consumers and producers of psychological research, and to apply such research to the practice of psychology in schools and related settings.
Our faculty believe in the importance of science informing practice and vice versa. We stress the importance of an evidence base for psychological practices, as well as measurement of outcomes in all aspects of practice.
News and Announcements
- Join us in congratulating Dr. Robyn Hess for being nominated as the president-elect for American Psychological Association Division 16: School Psychology!
- Join us for a Virtual Open House for all School Psychology Programs on October 27 from 9:30-10:45am with the following zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/9097979328. See you there!
Negative Memory Bias and the Impact of Childhood Trauma - Elizabeth Shmikler
Anne Boris, “Stealth Dyslexia: Cognitive and Achievement Profiles of Gifted Students with Dyslexia.”
Angelica Kim “Enhancing Perspective-Taking Skills in Youth with Autism”
- Miranda Martino “Entre dos Mundos: Understanding the Experiences of Latinx Adolescent Language Brokers
8:00 - 5:00
The Department of School Psychology offers Ph.D. and Ed.S. degrees. Students in the Ph.D. program also complete an M.A. in Foundations of Professional Psychology en route to the Ph.D.
- The Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) and Ph.D. degrees are approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).
- The Ph.D. program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association.*
Because of the program’s unique setting in the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, students have the opportunity to work closely with Counseling Psychology, Counselor Education and Supervision, Psychology, Educational Psychology and Special Education faculty. UNC is the primary training institution for educators in Colorado, and houses numerous educational support facilities as well as faculty with a variety of skills.