Demographic changes in school psychology training programs between 1997 and 2005

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2009-08

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Cannon, Sharon

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The purpose of this study seeks to add to the body of knowledge regarding school psychology training programs by analyzing the data of the 2005 National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Graduate Training in School Psychology Database, a national survey of psychology training programs. Program directors of all known existing school psychology training programs in the United States and Canada were contacted to participate. Of the 212 programs that were contacted, 155 responded (73%). The current data collection was also compared to the 1998 national training program survey by Alex Thomas Results of this study found trends related to the demographic composition of school psychology faculty and students, as well as supervised student field experiences, and the credentialing of school psychologists.

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Education, Psychology, Demographic, Demographic changes, School psychology, School psychology training, Training programs

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