International School Psychology Program Collaboration: Our Cup of Tea

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 8,10
  • Grade Level(s): A
  • Skill Level: Introduction
  • Session 3: Promoting Diversity and Multicultural Competence in School Psychology

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. understand international training and professional issues in school psychology.
  2. understand the impact of a study abroad/immersion experience for school psychology candidates.
  3. understand similarities and differences between school psychology practice in the United States and England.

Description

Twelve candidates from an American school psychology program recently participated in a 10-day study-abroad experience in England. Candidates gained experiences in multiple areas including collaboration with English university students, faculty, and educational psychologists. Candidates also participated in various activities related to the fields of psychology and education. This presentation aims to share ideas from multiple perspectives related to planning, relationship building, lessons learned, and personal reflections.

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Presenter(s)

Richard W. VanVoorhis, EdD, Youngstown State University

Letter to Supervisor

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Preliminary Brochure

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