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School Psychology Services
Purpose: School psychologists are the mental health professionals who help children and youth overcome barriers to success in school, at home, and in life. They use many different strategies to address individual needs, as well as enhance systems that support students on school and district-wide levels.
School psychologists lower barriers to healthy learning and behavior through intervention, prevention, assessment, consultation, and advocacy. School psychologists work with parents, educators, and other mental health service providers to help each child develop resiliency, competence, and self esteem, resulting in improving the lives and learning of children and youth. (National Association of School Psychologists, 2004).
Colorado School Psychology and Social Worker Positions
Please note that this may not include all of the jobs open in Colorado. Visit individual district websites for a complete list of job opportunities. All applications should be submitted directly to the district in which you are applying.
Employment and Recruitment
- Colorado School Psychology Internship Guidance (PDF)
- Colorado School Psychology Internship Matrix for 2020-2021 (Google Sheet)
Please note that this is not a comprehensive list and may not include all internship sites
- Interviews with in-state school psychology candidates will be January 24th, 2020 through March 1st, 2020.
- Offers to in-state internship candidates will be made no earlier than Monday, March 2nd, 2020 at 8:00am.
- Please allow internship candidates from Colorado training programs 24 hours to consider an offer.
- Internship candidates from Colorado training programs agree to hold only one offer at a time.
- For employers that have unfilled positions after the initial offer date, a second round of interviews may be conducted with offers to in-state candidates made no earlier than March 16th, 2020 at 8:00am for round two. Once again, in-state candidates will only hold one offer at a time and will need 24 hours to consider an offer.
- Regardless of which region you are in, please refrain from making soft offers. No soft offers!!!
- All offers are made in good faith, we ask that you treat verbal agreements as binding. Please remember it is unethical to promise something in an offer that cannot be provided.
- How to Add/Update your Internship Opening on the School Psychology Matrix [.xlsx]
- Licensing Standards
- Special Service Provider Endorsements
School Psychology Resources:
- Colorado School Society of Psychologists
- The National Association of School Psychologists
- University Training Programs:
- Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL)
- The National Child Traumatic Stress Network - A Child Trauma Toolkit for Educators (PDF)
- Colorado Bilingual School Mental Health Network
For more information, please contact:
Krista Klabo, Ed.S NCSP
School Psychology and Special Education Evaluation Specialist
(720) 284 – 2524
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