School Psychologist

The school psychologists' role is to assist staff in establishing and conducting mainstream intervention activities. Activities may include the following: review of student records, consultation with students, teachers and parents, assisting in development and implementation of positive behavioral intervention strategies including functional behavioral assessments (FBAs). For students birth to 21, the school psychologist participates in evaluation and reevaluation activities to determine a student's special education needs.

Another function of the school psychologist is the availability to assist education staff in systems change, program development and the coordination/communication of Rum River activities. The school psychologist is also available to provide technical assistance to specialized teams (TAT, SAT and SST). This support may include developing individual student plans, goals and evaluation reports

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Resources

Websites

National Association of School Psychology
Minnesota School Psychologist Association
What Works Clearinghouse -- Institute of Education

Help with intervention

Intervention Central
PBIS World
Mental Health Resources
MDE Special Education Eligibility Criteria

NASP 2020!
Some of our RRSEC Psychologists were able to attend the NASP Conference (National Association of School Psychologists) this year  in Baltimore., MD.
They came back with a wealth of knowledge and here are some things that would help other psychologists as well as any special education teachers:
Under the picture you will notice a document container filled with FILES and LINKS from NASP. Click on the FILES to review the links. Click on the FOLDER again to go "back" in the file structure.

RRSEC staff in Maryland for NASP. They had a bit of time to see some sites. Here they are in front of the Lincoln Memorial.

 

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