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Undergraduate Program, Director: Deborah Maxwell-McCaw, Ph.D. - Deborah.firstname.lastname@example.org
School Psychology Program, Director: Tania Thomas-Presswood, Ph.D. - Tania.email@example.com
Clinical Psychology Program, Director of Clinical Training: Lawrence Pick, Ph.D. - Lawrence.firstname.lastname@example.org
Hall Memorial Building (HMB) S405, 202-651-5540 (Department: Voice), 202-651-5747 (Department: Fax)
The Department of Psychology offers a specialist degree (Psy.S) in school psychology with specialization in deafness, which includes a master's degree (M.A.) in developmental psychology.
The program of study is designed to provide a comprehensive plan of studies that integrates basic psychology, practitioner skills, and educational planning. The fundamental commitment of the program is to develop competent school psychologists who also subspecialize in the area of deafness, whose skills will be directed to service in a variety of educational settings. The program centers on a solid core of academic and applied courses supplemented by extensive practicum experiences and a one year internship.
For the program of study, requirements, and list of courses for the Psy.S in School Psychology, please visit the Academic Catalog.
Core faculty: Sherry Eyer Ph.D., Tania Thomas-Presswood Ph.D., Bryan Miller Ph.D. and Robert Whitaker, Psy.D.
Program Support Specialist: Renee' Smith
For more information: Email Dr. Tania Thomas-Presswood, School Psychology Program Director, or call 202-651-5540 (V).
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