SPSY 5965    School of Psychology Workshop - Special Topics    1-5 s.h.

Selected topics related to intervention and current interest in the school of psychology field of study. Grading is S/U.

SPSY 6901    System-Wide Consultation/Collaboration in the Schools    3 s.h.

Current educational practices have made collaboration an essential way education professionals do their work. This course will cover the theoretical bases and consultation/collaboration skills necessary for affecting change in the educational environment from a system wide perspective. The aim of this course is to prepare Intervention Services students to function as collaborative consultants promoting systematic and planned strategies for use within the public schools and with families with children with disabilities.

SPSY 6902    School Organization, Classroom Analysis, Cross-Categorical Settings    3 s.h.

Provides students in the school psychology program with the opportunity to observe and participate in educational regular education (K-12) and special education settings (SLD, CD, ED, MH, Autistic clinics, for B-21 years of age) in order to understand the organization of educational institutions they will ultimately serve as well as student population characteristics to understand the organization of educational institutions they will ultimately serve.

SPSY 6904    Crisis Counseling    3 s.h.

An overview of the professional concerns and issues school psychologists face working in public school systems. Orientation and preparation for the supervised internship experience will be discussed; future responsibilities as a professional and staff consultant. Legal and ethical issues pertaining to the role of a school psychologist will be reviewed.

SPSY 6905    Cultural/Ethnic Issues Relating to Youth and Families    3 s.h.

Introduces pertinent theoretical cultural issues which relate to mental health professionals as they work with diversified populations. In particular, therapeutic skill enhancement of professionals will be advanced, since all counseling may be seen as cross-cultural. Group work and experiential exercises will provide an avenue for the professional and personal cultural growth of each participant. The goal is to also enhance participant's level of cultural sensitivity.

SPSY 6906    Role and Function of a School Psychologist    3 s.h.

An overview of the professional concerns and issues school psychologists face working in public school systems. Orientation for a supervised internship experience will be discussed; future responsibilities as a professional and staff consultant. Historical, legal and ethical issues pertaining to the role of a school psychologist will be reviewed.

SPSY 6907    Comprehensive Readings in School Psychology    3 s.h.

Provides supervised readings and class discussions in preparation for the master's comprehensive examination.

SPSY 6909    Assessment and Intervention for Students with Low Incidence Disabilities    3 s.h.

Emphasis will be on current most effective practices of the professional collaboration process across three tiers of service to include specific models and strategies for students in general education and especially those with autism and/or a low incidence disability. Candidates will develop a team training model and will evaluate evidence-based practices.

SPSY 6911    International Area Study: Project Learning Around the World    3 s.h.

This course is designed to enhance mental health or teacher's professional and personal level of sensitivity and competence via introducing them to innovative and traditional forms of intervention or healing in community and school settings in a developing country. Students will participate in philanthropic activities by helping to gather and deliver educational supplies via Project Learning Around the World (www.platw.org).

SPSY 6912    Multilevel Tier Interventions Across General Education and Special Education Programming    3 s.h.

Direct experiences in planned multilevel interventions across the three tiers of services within educational school systems for regular education and children with disabilities. Participation in RTI team meetings, curriculum academic and applied and functional behavioral analysis, progress monitoring, goal attainment scaling and determining effectiveness of intervention plans will be introduced.

SPSY 7500    Dynamic Assessment 1    3 s.h.

This course is designed for the school psychology student and includes the administration and interpretation of intelligence tests. The goal of this course is to provide students with a series of experiences which will lead to student mastery in the administration, scoring, and interpretation of various cognitive instruments and one achievement test.
Concurrent: SPSY 7501 and SPSY 7502.

SPSY 7501    Dynamic Assessment Practicum in School Psychology 1    3 s.h.

Supervised experience in the administration and scoring of cognitive assessment protocols and demonstration of behavioral observation recording.
Concurrent: SPSY 7500 and SPSY 7502.

SPSY 7502    Cognitive Observation Practicum    2 s.h.

Supervised experience in the administration of various psychological instruments.
Prereq.: SPSY 7500 and SPSY 7501 concurrently.

SPSY 7503    Dynamic Assessment 2    3 s.h.

This course is designed to provide school psychology candidates with a theoretical foundation and the attainment of assessment skills in the areas of achievement, perceptual-motor, receptive, expressive, written language skills, behavioral, self-concept, emotional, developmental history and adaptive behavior assessment.
Prereq.: Candidates must have obtained a "B" or better and reached competence in SPSY 7500, SPSY 7501, and SPSY 7502.
Concurrent: SPSY 7504 and SPSY 7505.

SPSY 7504    Dynamic Assessment Child Study Practicum 2    3 s.h.

Candidates are provided supervised practicum experience utilizing a systematic, ecological approach to child study.
Prereq.: Candidates must have obtained a "B" or better and reached competence in SPSY 7500, SPSY 7501, and SPSY 7502.
Concurrent: SPSY 7503 and SPSY 7505.

SPSY 7505    Dynamic Assessment Advanced Child Study Practicum 3    3 s.h.

Candidates are provided with advanced supervised practicum experiences in school systems in the area of child study.
Prereq.: Candidates must have obtained a "B" or better and reached competence in SPSY 7500, SPSY 7501, and SPSY 7502.
Concurrent: SPSY 7503 and SPSY 7504.

SPSY 7506    Consultation Approaches to Treatment in Schools    3 s.h.

This course presents assessment procedures for ecological contexts and client needs within school contexts.
Concurrent: SPSY 7507.

SPSY 7507    Classroom Assessment and Decision Making    3 s.h.

The purpose of this course is to analyze and assess problems related to classroom learning environments, to plan programs to enhance environments, and to implement as well as evaluate plans. The aim of this course is to prepare school psychology students to function effectively within public school classrooms by applying various consultation models.
Concurrent: SPSY 7506.

SPSY 7508    Neuropsychology, Low Incidence and Learning Behavior    3 s.h.

This course is designed to provide the basics of neuroanatomy, specifically, in terms of brain organization and neurological development.
Prereq.: SPSY 7500, SPSY 7501, and SPSY 7502.

SPSY 7509    Family Systems Within an Educational Context    3 s.h.

The focus of the didactic and experiential course will be on identifying patterns of children's symptoms, repositioning of the therapist within the educational system context and learning of various therapeutic techniques to use with families of children with disabilities or other mental health issues.

SPSY 7510    Professional Development Seminar in School Psychology    1 s.h.

This course is designed to prepare and ready school psychology candidates for their proposed internship assignment.

SPSY 7511    School Psychology Internship Studies    3 s.h.

Supervised readings and class discussions in preparation for a 1400-clock-hour internship in school psychology.

SPSY 7512    Internship/Supervised Experience 1    6 s.h.

Designed for those candidates who have been assigned a 1400-clock-hour internship in the state of Ohio under field and university supervision. 6 s.h. 6 s.h.

SPSY 7513    Internship/Supervised Experience 2    6 s.h.

Designed for those candidates who have been assigned a 1400-clock-hour internship in the state of Ohio under field and university supervision. 6 s.h. 6 s.h.

SPSY 7514    Internship/Supervised Experience 3    3 s.h.

Designed for those candidates who have been assigned a 1400-clock-hour internship in the state of Ohio under field and university supervision. 6 s.h. 6 s.h.

SPSY 7515    Advanced Seminar in School Psychology 1    3 s.h.

First of two-semester seminars (special topics related to school psychology internship, child study, serving low incidence populations, consultation, RTI and other topics related to the internship experience).
Prereq.: concurrent with SPSY 7512.

SPSY 7516    Advanced Seminar in School Psychology 2    3 s.h.

Second of two-semester seminars (special topics related to school psychology internship, child study, serving low incidence populations, consultation, RTI and other topics related to the internship experience).
Prereq.: concurrent with SPSY 7513.