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PHOTO: Patti WarnerPatti Warner retiring after more than 25 years

April 14, 2017

On June 4, school psychology faculty will host a retirement party for Patti Warner to celebrate her more than 25 years of service to the university and the profession.

PHOTO: Nick CurtisJMU Keeps Calling Nick Curtis’ Name

March 23, 2016

Nick Curtis (’10, ’11, ’13) can’t get away from JMU. After earning his B.S. in Psychology and M.A./Ed.S. in School Psychology, he has now returned as a doctoral student in the Assessment and Measurement program (’18). His previous experiences at JMU, as well as his subsequent time as a school psychologist, affected his decision to pursue his Ph.D.

PHOTO: Joe Hill

Grad Student Seeks to Serve Diverse Populations in Schools

April 9, 2014

Through the Cultural Competency Practitioner Initiative (CCPI), the school psychology program equips students with the necessary skills to be advocates for children and families from a variety of ethnicities and cultures.

PHOTO: JMU StudentInterprofessional Day Encourages Collaboration

November 6, 2013

The College of Health and Behavioral Studies’ inaugural Interprofessional Education Seminar brought together students and faculty for a day of education and collaboration.

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Department Head

Greetings and thank you for visiting the School Psychology website! As Program Director I invite you to explore our community and training practices through the materials provided here. The School Psychology Program is fully approved by the National Association of School Psychologists and offers the Educational Specialist Degree. The program focus is on understanding children within a system’s context, including the school, family and community.
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