Open Access Thesis
School psychologists -- Training of -- Middle West; Case method -- Evaluation;
School psychologists are integral partners in the facilitation of the problem solving process, especially when the process is embedded within a tiered service delivery system incorporating response to intervention philosophies. Therefore, it is important that new school psychologists entering the field be competent in the skill areas needed to produce positive student outcomes. It is important for school psychology training programs to assess these competencies to improve individual student competencies as well as to improve the training provided by the program in the future. Comprehensive case studies are performance-based assessments that can be utilized to evaluate individuals, as well as training programs, to ensure they are effectively serving clients and producing positive, measurable outcomes.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate a sample of case studies, discussing the results in terms of the feedback they provide. Are comprehensive case study examinations a useful tool to evaluate individual performance as well as university training programs? This study aims to provide information on how case study examination data can be used to evaluate competencies in problem-solving.
Date of Award
Specialist in Education
Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations
Charlotte M. Haselhuhn
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©2010 Kimberly Suzanne Hansen
Hansen, Kimberly Suzanne, "Performance-based assessment of school psychology interns : analysis of problem-solving skills as demonstrated in comprehensive case examinations" (2010). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 389.