2017-18 University Bulletin 
    Aug 14, 2022  
2017-18 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychodynamic School Psychology Certificate

This is a unique one-year program for certified school psychologists and school social workers. An optional second year is offered to candidates who have completed the first year of the program. The program includes courses, seminars, and supervision based on contemporary psychodynamic understanding of human behavior. Emphasis is placed upon training school psychologists and school social workers to apply this information as they expand their skills in working with students, parents, teachers, and school administrators. As a forum exclusive to school mental health professionals, the program seeks to provide a supportive collegial atmosphere that encourages personal growth and professional stimulation.

Admission Requirements

The program is open to practicing, certified school psychologists and school social workers. Applicants should complete an application and arrange for two letters of recommendation. A personal interview will be arranged.


See derner.adelphi.edu/psychology/postgraduate/psychodynamic-school-psychology/ for application details.

Program Requirements

  • Satisfactory completion of the curriculum below.
  • Satisfactory completion of a minimum of 10 hours of individual supervision