The school psychologist works with students, families and teachers to identify and address learning and behavior problems that interfere with school success. They help design and implement academic and behavioral interventions, as well as progress monitoring systems to measure student success.
The school psychologist may provide counseling, instruction, and mentoring for those students struggling with social, emotional, and behavioral problems. The school psychologist is involved in the design and implementation of mental health wellness programming and is available to respond to crises. She can also make referrals to families and help coordinate community support services.