The Preparation of School Psychologists and Specialists in Educational Psychology in Sweden

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T1 - The Preparation of School Psychologists and Specialists in Educational Psychology in Sweden

AU - Schad, Elinor

PY - 2014

Y1 - 2014

N2 - School psychologists have a new and stronger position in Sweden’s educational system than earlier. For example, as of July 2011, all Swedish students ages 6 through 18 have guaranteed access to school psychology services. The school psychologists’ roles are to be active participants and coworker in the student health service team, working to promote student health in the Learning environment. The preparation of school psychologists, licensing, and specialists training in educational psychology are described. Sweden’s school psychological services need further expansion at the undergraduate (first cycle) and master’s (second cycle) level university courses as well as improved possibilities for professional development and training.

AB - School psychologists have a new and stronger position in Sweden’s educational system than earlier. For example, as of July 2011, all Swedish students ages 6 through 18 have guaranteed access to school psychology services. The school psychologists’ roles are to be active participants and coworker in the student health service team, working to promote student health in the Learning environment. The preparation of school psychologists, licensing, and specialists training in educational psychology are described. Sweden’s school psychological services need further expansion at the undergraduate (first cycle) and master’s (second cycle) level university courses as well as improved possibilities for professional development and training.

KW - School psychology

KW - specialist training

KW - educational psychology

KW - Sweden

M3 - Article

JO - International Journal of School & Educational Psychology

T2 - International Journal of School & Educational Psychology

JF - International Journal of School & Educational Psychology

SN - 2168-3611

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