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School Psychology Services

COVID-19 and Special Education

View information for educators and parents to support students with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 resources for special education

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).

Office Hours

Krista Klabo will be offering monthly office hours beginning September 21st on Tuesdays from 8:00 - 9:30 AM

Register for the School-Based
Mental Health Meeting


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.


Cognitive Behavior Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS)

The Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) program is a school-based, group and individual intervention. CBITS uses cognitive-behavioral techniques (e.g., psychoeducation, relaxation, social problem solving, cognitive restructuring, and exposure).

CBITS is designed to reduce symptoms of:

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
  • Depression.
  • Behavioral problems.

CBITS is designed to improve:

  • Functioning.
  • Grades and attendance.
  • Peer and parent support.
  • Coping skills.

CDE is offering this FREE virtual CBITS training for school teams (minimum of two people) per team. This training is an all-day virtual training (8:30am - 3:30pm) with 5 hours of pre-homework that is required in order to participate. Each date is limited to 15 people maximum. 

Participants will receive 5 hours of CE credit from the CBITS pretraining and 6.5 CDE clock hours for participating in the training. 

Contact Londi Segler, Ph.D. NSCP, segler_l@cde.state.co.us, or Krista Klabo, Ed.S NCSP, klabo_k@cde.state.co.us if you have any questions. 

** All of the current training dates are full. This an ongoing project, and we anticipate more training dates this summer and into early next fall. Thank you for your interest in this training. **

 

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Professional Organizations

 


For more information, please contact:

Krista Klabo, Ed.S  NCSP
School Psychology and Special Education Evaluation Specialist
Email Krista
(720) 284 – 2524



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