Standard 12: Professional Leadership Development

The program provides candidates with opportunities and experiences to display an understanding of the development, improvement, and  evaluation of programs that support effective pupil learning. The program also provides candidates with an understanding of the importance of leadership by the pupil personnel services provider in operating as a systems change agent.

1. Systems and Resources at the Building/District Level

Candidates demonstrate knowledge of the systems and resources at the building or district level through coursework in:

*Psychology 277 - Role and Function of the School Psychology
  o Roles: Intervention - Session 16
  o Roles: Counseling - Session 18

2. Communicating Information to Influence Change

Candidates exhibit knowledge of an array of methods for effectively communicating information to influence change through coursework in:

*Psychology 279 - Consultation and Supervision
  o Consultation in School Setting/Communication Skills/Problem Solving Model - Session 3
  o Behavior Consultation/Consultation Stages - Session 6
Psychology 286 - Instructional Consultation and Intervention
  o Multicultural Issues in Instructional Consultation for ELL Students - Sessions 1
  o Teacher and Student Interviews – Session 2
Psychology 267 - Internship in School Psychology
  o Goal 2, 3 - Fall, Spring Semester

3. Program  Development, Implementation, and Evaluation

Candidates demonstrate knowledge of and skill in program development,  implementation, and evaluation through coursework in:

Psychology 244 A / Psychology 244 B – Measurement, Research Methods, and Statistics
  o Outcome 1-3 - Pg, 2
  o Models; theory; research questions Session 3
Psychology 278 - Intervention and Prevention
  o Learning Objective-1,4,5,6
  o Intervention Integrity/Intervention Evaluation - Session 3
  o FBA Consultation/Intervention - Pg, 4
Psychology 286 - Instructional Consultation and Intervention
  o Goal 6
  o Progress  Monitoring Setting Goals- Session 6
*Psychology 267 - Internship  in School Psychology
  o Goal 5,10 - Fall, Spring Semester
  o Field trip (CVRC) - Session 8 - Fall Semester
Psychology 288 - Applied Behavior Analysis
  o Learning Objectives - 5,6
  o Analyzing Behavior Change - Session 8
  o Behavior Change Strategies - Session 22
  o Reading List Analyzing Behavior Change # 12 - Pg, 6
  o Reading List Other Procedures # 36 - Pg, 7

4. Data  Presentation

Candidates exhibit the ability to present data effectively that influences   change and supports improved outcomes for pupils through coursework in:

Psychology 244 – Measurement, Research  Methods,  and Statistics
  o Assignment: Article Critiques - 244A, Pg, 5
  o Readings: SPSS Chapters - 244B, Pg, 5
  o The cycle of science populations and samples - Session 3
  o Inferential statistics - Session 4
  o The general linear model; t-test One –way ANOVA-  Session 6
  o Planned comparisons- Session 7
  o Two – way ANOVA - Session 8
  o Summary - Session 9
  o Regression - Session 10,11,12
  o Chi-square - Session 13
  o Logistic - Session 14
  o Measuring change - Session 15
Psychology 278 - Intervention and Prevention
  o Learning Objective - 4,5,6
  o Intervention Integrity/Intervention Evaluation - Session 3
  o Single-case Design in school/ Data collection/Graphing - Session 4
  o Behavior Intervention Case Manager (BICM) Training - Lecture 1 Functional Analysis/Hughes Bill/FBA - Session 6
  o FBA Consultation/Intervention, Observation System - Pg, 4
Psychology 286 - Instructional Consultation and Intervention
  o Intervention Project - Pg, 3
Psychology 285 - Assessment of Learning and Developmental Problems
  o Learning Objectives - 4,5
  o Entire course
*Psychology 288 - Applied Behavior Analysis
  o Learning Objectives - 1,2,3
  o Observing and Measuring Behavior - Session 5,6
  o Analyzing Behavior Change - Session 8
  o Reading List Observing and Measuring Behavior # 5,6 - Pg, 6
  o Reading List Analyzing Behavior #8 - Pg, 6
Psychology 267 - Internship in School Psychology
  o Goal 5 - Fall Semester
  o Field trip (CVRC) - Session 8 - Fall Semester
  o Goal 5 - Spring Semester

5. Current Trends in School Reform

Candidates demonstrate knowledge  of current trends in school reform through coursework in:

*Psychology 277 - Role and Function of the School Psychologist
  o Historical Perspectives - Session 2
  o Future - Session 3
  o The Evolution of School Psychology - Session 28
Psychology 287 - Practicum in School Psychology
  o Outcomes and Goals 1-7 - 1st Year/ Fall Semester
  o Outcomes and Goals 1-10 - 1st Year/ Spring Semester
  o IEP Meetings - Session 11, 1-8 - 2nd Year/ Fall Semester
  o Course description Pg,1, 1-10 - 2nd Year/ Spring Semester
Psychology 267 - Internship in School Psychology
  o Goal 9,12,13 - Fall Semester
  o Topic: Legal Updates - Session 9
  o Goal 9,12,13 - Spring Semester

6. Funding Sources

Candidates demonstrate an understanding  of various sources of funding that support instructional and pupil support services programs through coursework in:

*Psychology 277 - Role and Function of the School Psychologist
  o Demographics - Session 4
  o Training Programs, Accreditation and Credentialing - Session 7

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