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Psychology Services

Psychological Services staff are dedicated to supporting and fostering confident, happy and engaged learners. They are part of the multi-disciplinary team of professionals available schools to help support students at risk. Through knowledge and practical skills, they develop supports to enhance student motivation, achievement and self-esteem.  

School Psychology staff have knowledge of:
  • Child and adolescent development
  • Cognitive functioning
  • Social-emotional development
  • Behavioural problems in children and teens
  • Assessment techniques
  • Diagnostic criteria for learning and mental health disorders
  • Evidence-based instructional and remedial techniques
  • Mental health/behavioural interventions
  • ABA (Applied Behavioural Analysis)


What does this mean in your school? How do staff apply their knowledge base to support students, school staff and parents? Psychology staff:
  • Provide psychological assessments and comprehensive reports
  • Identify exceptional learners
  • Make diagnoses when appropriate
  • Develop recommendations for school and home
  • Recommend further assessment and/or community supports as appropriate
  • Plan behavioural interventions (Positive Behaviour Support Plans, Safety Plans, Safe Physical Intervention Plans)
  • Provide consultation through multidisciplinary team meetings, classroom observation and parent meetings
  • Participate on Crisis Intervention and Tragic Response Teams
  • Offer Professional Development (staff meetings, PD days)