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Psychology in the playground: the rewards and challenges of school psychology

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Date: Thursday 23 March 2017
Venue: ATC101 Hawthorn Campus

Interested in working with children as a psychologist?

Want to know more about what it is like working as a psychologist in a school setting? 

Swinburne University Psychology Association in collaboration with the Australian Psychological Society (APS) Melbourne Branch and the APS Student Working Party are running a seminar for students and provisional psychologists about what it is like to work as a school psychologist.

This seminar will cover topics including:

  • what it is like working as a psychologist in a school
  • psychological assessment methods and treatment approaches used in schools
  • tips for undertaking a placement or work experience in a school environment
  • collaborating as a psychologist with teachers and school staff.

About the presenter

Paula Teggelove has been a school psychologist and educator for 18 years. She has been involved in the development of school curriculums and was the founder of Propsych, an organisation providing support to school psychologists. Paula is the chair of the Melbourne Branch of the APS and runs a private psychology practice. She has a unique insight into the ways that the education system and schools are able to support the increasingly complex and diverse emotional and mental health needs of young people.
 
This seminar is free for Swinburne students.

Contact Information: Aida Brydon
Email: aidabrydon@swin.edu.au Tel: +61 410 110 219