Best Practices in DoDEA School Psychology, School Year 2022 -2023

2 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for DoDEA Participants Only

School Psychologists require comprehensive professional learning, coaching, and implementation support of evidence-based programming to best serve students of DoDEA’s military- connected families.

This professional development framework is designed to build the capacity, competence, and confidence of school psychologist personnel to use cutting-edge research to provide services to schools.

Course Details

Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for DoDEA Europe School Psychologists.

Course Options

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What You Will Learn

  • Build understanding of DoDEA expectation when responding to student threat and suicide risk (AI 5200.01)
  • Increase knowledge of student discipline, rights, and responsibilities (AI 1353.01 and AI 1347.01)
  • Review the biology, physical and mental impacts of stress and how to manage individual reaction to stress through targeted exercises
  • Increase knowledge of intensive support options within MTSS for social, emotional, and behavioral (SEB) adjustment including Check In Check Out, small group interventions, function-based approaches to behavior and monitoring of students for risk
  • Prepare the professional to administer the DOD Problematic Sexual Behavior of Children & Youth (PSB-CY) Non-Clinical Referral Tool (NCRT)


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

Key Benefits of Credit Validation Courses

Make Your Work Count

Earn credit for your previous work in trainings, workshops, and conferences through a simple process.

Advance Faster

Save money by earning credit for work you completed and get one step closer to salary advancement.

Work Towards a Degree

Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.