Can Computers Replace School Psychologists? An Analysis of Tech-Based Tools

This session is from the NASP 2022 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 10
  • Skill Level: Intermediate

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. identify technology-based tools for use by school psychologists.
  2. critique technology-based tools used by school psychologists.
  3. discuss the ethical and legal issues surrounding technology-based tools.


The field of school psychology has seen the gradual implementation of technology in day-to-day practice. The use of technology independent of human support is in its nascency among school psychologists, but the development of these types of tools continues at a rapid pace. This paper discusses self-driven technological options, both current and developing, for school psychologists to use in assessment, consultation, and counseling.



S. Kathleen Krach, Florida State University


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