Welcome to the Wisconsin School Psychologists Association Website
Save the date for the Spring WSPA convention!
March 23-25, 2016 at the Wilderness Resort in the Dells. The keynote speaker will be NASP President, Dr. Todd Savage.
Preconvention PREPaRE I Scott Woitaszewski, Ph.D. & Todd &Savage, Ph.D., NCSP, NASP President A2: Sustainability of RtI Systems Kim Gibbons Click here for spring convention link: http://www.uwlax.edu/conted/wspa/spring.html
School psychologists have specialized training in both psychology and education. They use their training and skills to team with educators, parents, and other mental health professionals to ensure that every child learns in a safe, healthy and supportive environment. School psychologists understand school systems, effective teaching and successful learning. Today's children face more challenges than ever before. School psychologists can provide solutions for tomorrow's problems through thoughtful and positive actions today.
The training requirements to become a school psychologist are a minimum of 60 graduate semester hours including a year-long internship. This training emphasizes preparation in mental health, child development, school organization, learning, behavior and motivation. To work as a school psychologist, one must be certified and/or licensed by the state in which services are provided. School psychologists also may be nationally certified by the National School Psychology Certification Board (NSPCB).