Good morning! Today is my first day back to work after seven weeks off.
Now that I’m returning back to work, I thought that it might be a good time to discuss what it is that I actually do!
I work as a school psychologist. Many people have no idea what a school psychologist is or does. First, let’s start with what a school psychologist is NOT:
- A school psychologist is NOT a school counselor.
- A school psychologist is NOT a social worker.
- A school psychologist is NOT a mind reader (yep, got that question when I was in grad school … granted, the person asking may have been intoxicated at the time … ).
So what IS a school psychologist?
According to the National Association for School Psychologists (NASP):