The Future School Psychologists of Ohio (FSPO) club aims to spread awareness and garner the interest and early commitment of students to the field of school psychology by providing members with related educational and professional outreach opportunities within educational, psychological, and other community settings.
UPCOMING ZOOM MEETINGS:
NOVEMBER & DECEMBER MEETINGS TBD
FSPO has members across the state of Ohio!
All members, facilitators, and volunteers across the state meet for one virtual meeting each month from September to April. As a member, you will have the opportunity to connect with individuals within the field of school psychology across the state and within your specific region (see map below).
Are you interested in joining FSPO as an undergraduate student member, a graduate student volunteer, or as a practitioner volunteer?
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Are you interested in starting a Future School Psychologist Club in your state/region/university?
Click the button for free access to our templated resources to assist you in getting your undergraduate club up and running! Materials include ideas for recruitment, meeting agendas, curriculum materials, research articles, and ideas for service events.
If you have additional questions or want support in starting your own Future School Psychologist club, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Association of School Psychologists:
Although the daily roles and responsibilities of a school psychologist vary depending on the school, district, and practitioner, all school psychologists aim to support the needs of all students in the educational environment. For additional information about school psychology, the roles and responsibilities of school psychologists, and what is being done to address school psychologist shortages nationwide, click the links below:
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP): NASP offers annual conferences and high-quality professional development and networking opportunities for school psychologists across the nation. It also engages in regular advocacy efforts to ensure school psychologists are able to continue to provide high-quality services to all students, especially students from minoritized backgrounds. Click on the NASP logo above for additional information!
NASP Exposure Project: In an effort to address the nationwide shortage of school psychologists, the NASP Exposure Project aims to expose high school and undergraduate students to the field of school psychology. The project particularly focuses on students from diverse backgrounds in order to attract students from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds to the field of school psychology. Through the NASP Exposure Project, school psychologist practitioners, faculty, and graduate students present information about school psychology to high school and undergraduate students across the country.
Ohio Department of Education Related Services:
The Ohio Department of Education has a collection of resources and videos specific to related service providers in the state. Related service providers include school psychologists, school nurses, educational audiologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists. This Related Services Overview video offers more information about each related service, with practitioners offering a brief insight into the work that they do. For information about school psychology in the state of Ohio, check out the ODE School Psychologist webpage, which lists the roles and responsibilities of school psychologists.
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