School Psychologists assess and identify students, consult and counsel students whose social/emotional needs affect their day-to-day academic learning.
School Psychologists assess, identify, consult and counsel students whose social/emotional needs affect their day-to-day academic learning. They also participate in Alpha and ASSIST team meetings to identify changes in students and develop and implement intervention plans and often serve as facilitators to student support groups.
For students who may need long-term or intense psychological counseling the school psychologist will provide the student and family with a list of referrals for outside services for ongoing counseling.
South High School has three school psychologists all located in Rm. D170. The school psychologists support all students in the building. Each works specifically with two counselors. They work with support groups, see students individually and collaborate with other members of the Student Support Team. School Psychologists are also responsible for Special Education testing and planning for Special Education students.