Become a School Psychologist - A Career that Makes a Difference!
School psychologists are highly trained in both psychology and education. School psychologists must be certified and/or licensed by the state in which they work. They also may be nationally certified by the National School Psychology Certification Board (NSPCB). School psychologists work to find the best solution for each student and situation; they use different strategies to address student needs and to improve school and district-wide support systems. School psychologists work with students individually and in groups. They also develop programs to train teachers and parents about effective teaching and learning strategies, techniques to manage behavior at home and in the classroom, working with students with disabilities or with special talents, addressing abuse of drugs and other substances, and preventing and managing crises.
The Child, Family, and School Psychology Program prepares school psychologists to with with individuals from birth through age 21. To learn more about our program, please visit the program website at http://www.du.edu/education/programs/cfsp/index.html.