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Psychological Services

School Psychologists provide services to schools by working with students, school staff, and parents/guardians to offer services to help children and youth succeed academically, socially, behaviorally and emotionally. School psychologists collaborate with educators and parents to create safe, healthy and supportive learning environments for all students. All LAUSD school psychologists are credentialed by the State of California.

School psychologists provide a variety of services to student and families, as well as support to the staff at the schools. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Confer with teacher, school staff and parents regarding strategies for the solution or amelioration of group or individual student learning or adjustment problems and participate in prevention and intervention approaches for individual students
  • Conduct psycho-educational assessments and develop case studies of individual students to determine educational needs, learning characteristics, social-emotional needs and behavioral needs relevant to educational placement, instructional planning and services
  • Interpret evaluation results to parents and school staff, as appropriate
  • Provide counseling to students individually or in groups
  • Serve as a member of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) team
  • Collaborate with community agencies to provide services required by students and families
  • Provide parent counseling and training, as appropriate
  • Provide crisis intervention and counseling

For more information, refer to the Psychological Services Brochure (English or Spanish) .

 
 
Psychological Services Directory 2016-2017 
 
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