school psychology

  1. J

    Career and Resource suggestions or advice.

    Hello, I am currently an undergraduate student exploring my career options. I have a minor in educational studies and know that I want to work with children. I have struggled with trying to find a career that suits my interests and abilities. I want to challenge myself to continue my education...
  2. O

    School Psychology reputable program advice.

    Hi all! I am currently working as a School Psych with my Ed.S. I also have an M.Ed Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I know I want to go back to get my Ph.D., I really would like to work/do research on ADHD, ASD, and/or SLD. In particular, I would like the opportunity to do academic...
  3. PsychologistLizzie

    What clinical experience can I get as a first year PhD student?

    Hi all! I was hoping I could get some advice. I'm an incoming clinical-school psych student. I know that externships are not typically available for 1st-year students, so I was wondering what I can do now and which experiences will make me most competitive. I am primarily interested in...
  4. mypointlesspov

    PhD/PsyD School Counseling hours for APA Internships?

    Hey y'all, A fellow student in my program stated the following in response to a class discussion (wording is slightly altered): "It's unfortunate that the training we get in schools isn't considered clinical hours. I was shocked to hear that school counseling hours are not counted as clinical...
  5. mypointlesspov

    PhD/PsyD School Psychology Degree at BOP

    Hi All, I'm putting together my spreadsheet of internship sites (filtered by APA accredited programs that accept school students) and one of the BOPs came up. I know that the BOP website says that they accept clinical and counseling students and it is likely that this was just a clerical error...
  6. D

    School psychology v clinical

    I’m reaching out for expert advice on what career path to choose! I recently have been admitted to a clinical doctoral program (PsyD) and a school psychology program (MA) and I can’t ddcide which path to choose. I always wanted to get my doctorate, but I recently discovered how much I love...
  7. PSydapplicant96

    If I am a licensed psychologist, does it matter what my Ph.D. is in?

    I have been accepted to Ph.D. programs in both school and clinical psychology. My top choice is a clinical Psy.D with an adolescent proficiency track. This school has waitlisted me, so I want to focus on the options that are real first. I hesitate to attend the clinical Ph.D. I'm accepted to b/c...
  8. H

    School Psychology Programs

    Hello, Are there any people in the Psyd programs in school psychology at Hofstra University or St. John's University? If so, would you be able to give me some insight into your experiences in the program? Thank you!!
  9. R

    PhD/PsyD School Psych Applicant- Which job helps my chances?

    Hi everyone, I'm hoping someone out there might be able to give some advice. I'll be applying to some apa accredited school psych phd programs come December. I'm very interested in working in a school setting, of course, but am also thinking I might wander into a juvenile detention setting...
  10. mypointlesspov

    PhD/PsyD School PsyD & the APPIC Match

    Hello everyone! Long time lurker, first time poster. I am in my third year of a university-based PsyD program. Ever since starting, I've set myself up to enter the match. Historically, many students in the school program have not entered the match, though this is changing now that we have a...
  11. B

    Graduating with School Psych PsyD... Now what?

    I will be receiving my degree in January 2018 and live/work in the NYC area. I have been a school psychologist for the past 6 years. Eventually, I would like to continue to work full-time in the schools and have a private practice (part-time) in Manhattan. Aside from studying for the EPPP...
  12. CanadianCounselor

    Counseling V. Clinical Psych (CPA or APA?)

    I am sitting on a big decision here and would love some help :) I am a dual citizen (US/Canada) working as a school counselor in Canada. I was recently admitted to a CPA accredited PsyD program, but may want to work in the US one day (perhaps NY, CA, FL, MA). I have my MA from a non-CACREP...
  13. CanadianCounselor

    CPA-accredited PsyD Program

    I am sitting on a big decision here and would love some help :) I am a dual citizen (US/Canada) working as a school counselor in Canada. I was recently admitted to a CPA accredited PsyD program, but may want to work in the US one day (perhaps NY, CA, FL, MA). I have my MA from a non-CACREP...
  14. Z

    School Psychologist with Psy.D in Clinical Psychology, can it be done?

    Hi, I am about to enter my second year as a doctoral student in Clinical Psychology at Alliant University. During my first year my practicum sight was at a high school and my supervisor was a school psychologist. I learned to administer many different intellectual assessments and got a great...
  15. P

    Advice for Second Career

    Hello everyone! I accidentally stumbled across this forum through a google search and I hope that you can give me some good advice. I've decided that I would like to be a therapist, and thought that a PsyD would be an attractive option (more counseling focused, less research focused). I just...
  16. J

    Research experience for school psych PhD programs

    Does anyone have any insight on how heavily past research experience is weighted for school psychology PhD programs? I'm looking at apply to programs during the fall application cycle, but so far I haven't had the opportunity to do any research. I am currently working on finishing up my MA in...
  17. M

    Deciding between School Psych & Clinical Psych MA

    Hi everyone, I will soon be completing my bachelor's degree in psychology and need some advice on which masters program I should go into. I know there are significant differences in both clinical and school psychology. I'm only interested in working with children. Preferably in an...
  18. T

    WAMC: What Are My Chances

    MOD NOTE: We are now going to have one thread for all of the inquiries for competitiveness, what are my chances, do I have a shot, can I get into ABC University, etc. Most of the other SDN forums have found success with having one thread, so we are going to adopt that going forward. 1. Please...
  19. H

    PhD/PsyD School Psychology PsyD

    Hi, I am a junior at a top state school hoping to become both a school psychologist and a licensed psychologist. I know there are a few programs in the tri-state area that are either PsyD specializing in school psychology or PhD in school psychology. Because you ultimately become a school...