The Cooperative's psychological services are designed to make available to parents, teachers, administrators, and children the unique skills and specialized knowledge of the school psychologist.
The objective of these services is helping all children reach their maximum potential, become happy, secure, successful persons who can enjoy themselves, others, and the world around them.
Who are served?
All children, adolescents, and young adults regardless of their individual needs are served. Assistance is provided as a joint venture with parents, teachers, and administrators. Services are available for the "average" student as well as those considered gifted with advanced ability or those in need of help due to educational or behavioral difficulties.
"Specialized" services are available in the following areas:
- Physical Disabilities
- Mental or Developmental Delay
- Learning Disabilities
- Emotional, Social, or Behavioral Difficulties
- Counseling and Direct Therapy: Direct assistance to individual or small groups of children to enhance adjustment or development.
- Consultative Services: Direct consultation with parents, teachers, and administrators to enhance student adjustment or achievement; in-service workshops; member of an interdisciplinary team.
- Psychological and Educational Assessment: Formal and informal assessment with children, adolescents, and young adults to obtain information needed for decisions about screening, classification, placement, services, and interventions.
- Crisis Intervention Team: Management, planning, leadership, and direct psychological therapy services.
- Academic Planning and Advisory Services: Designing, developing, and implementing educational programs. Planning behavioral strategies for schools or individual students. Developing programs to assist young adults transition from school to the world of work.