64B21-500.009. Education Requirements for School Psychologists  


Effective on Thursday, April 19, 2007
  • 1(1) For the purposes of Section 7490.005(2), F.S., 9a program of study primarily psychological in nature shall be defined as a program in which the majority of courses are in social, behavioral, and psychological sciences.

    36(2) An equivalent degree shall be defined as a master’s or higher degree in a program primarily psychological in nature with coursework totaling sixty (60) semester or ninety (90) quarter hours in areas relevant to school psychology consisting of the following:

    77(a) Nine (9) semester or twelve (12) quarter hours in Psychological Foundations, consisting of courses from the following concentrations:

    961. Human Development

    992. Human Learning

    1023. Psychology of Personality

    1064. Child or Adolescent Psychology

    1115. Educational Psychology

    1146. Human Exceptionality

    1177. Abnormal Psychology

    120AND

    121(b) Six (6) semester or nine (9) quarter hours in Educational Foundations, consisting of courses from the following concentrations:

    1401. The Role and Function of School Psychologists

    1482. Curriculum in the Schools

    1533. Purposes and Organization of Schools

    1594. Educational Administration

    1625. Remedial Instruction Techniques

    1666. Special Education

    1697. Social Foundations of Education

    1748. Social Psychology

    177AND

    178(c) Nine (9) semester or twelve (12) quarter hours in Psycho-Educational Evaluation Methods to include at least one course in individual intellectual assessment and courses from the following concentrations:

    2071. Psycho-Educational Assessment

    2102. Statistics and Research Design

    2153. Tests and Measurement

    219AND

    220(d) Nine (9) semester or twelve (12) quarter hours in Psycho-Educational Interventions, consisting of courses from the following concentrations:

    2391. Consultation

    2412. Behavior Modification

    2443. Counseling and Interviewing Techniques

    2494. Organization and Administration of Pupil Services

    256(3) For licensure by examination, applicants must submit evidence of completion of a supervised practicum, an internship, or field experience in a setting which requires counseling and other school psychology skills.

    287(4) Each applicant for initial licensure as a school psychologist shall complete a course on the prevention of medical errors as required by Section 311456.013(7), F.S.

    313Specific Authority 315490.015 FS. 317L318aw Implemented 320456.013, 321490.005(2) FS. 323History–New 4-13-82, Amended 2-2-83, Formerly 21U-500.09, Amended 1-2-92, 6-21-92, Formerly 21U-500.009, 61E9-500.009, Amended 11-13-02, 33712-26-06, 3384-19-07339.

     

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