Previously Recorded: Career Counselor Webinar-School Psychology: A Career that Makes a Difference

  • 10/12/2023
  • 1:00 PM
  • 10/24/2030
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Previously Recorded: 

**Career Counselor Webinar**

School Psychology: A Career that Makes a Difference


Live-streaming October 12th, 2023 1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.

Jana Aupperlee, Tracy Hobbs, and Michele Millhouse


DESCRIPTION:

The field of school psychology is an exciting and rewarding career that has been consistently voted one of the top social science professions by U.S. News and World Reports. The Michigan Association of School Psychologists is excited to host a webinar for college career counselors about the field of school psychology. This webinar will provide an overview of the field of school psychology with professors from the field and school psychologists who have worked in a variety of settings. It will also include information regarding programs in Michigan and how students can build a successful application for graduate school in the field of school psychology.


    CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS: 

    No SCECHs are available for this session. 


    PRESENTER INFORMATION:

    Jana Aupperlee

    Jana is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist, a Licensed Psychologist in Michigan, and a Health Service Psychologist. She is Coordinator of the EdS Program in School Psychology at Michigan State University and the Training Co-Director of the Mid-Michigan Psychology Internship Consortium. She teaches a variety of school and practice-based courses and collaborates with local school psychologists in the supervision of practicum students.

    Tracy Hobbs

    Tracy is starting his 44th year as a school psychology practitioner. He earned his undergraduate degree at Eastern Michigan University, his graduate degree from Eastern Illinois University, and following his internship in Urbana, Illinois, returned to Michigan where he spent the first 30 years of his career with the Lake Orion Community Schools. Following his retirement in 2010, Tracy returned to the workforce the following year to provide long-term substitute coverage for a school psychologist on maternity leave and has continued to provide these services, in a variety of settings across the state, since that time. He is currently providing long-term school psychology substitute services for Northwest Education Services in Traverse City. Tracy serves as MASP’s Membership Chair as well as the Region 2 Alternate Director and previously served as MASP President. Tracy has also held several leadership positions within NASP (National Association of School Psychologists) including 6 years as a Strategic Liaison and member of the NASP Board of Directors.

    Michele Millhouse

    Michele has worked as a school psychologist for seventeen years in the urban, suburban, and rural setting across all grade levels in two states (Michigan and Pennsylvania). Michele earned an Ed.S. from Lehigh University and a B.S. in Special Education from Kent State University. In addition to her work as a school psychologist, Michele has served as the MASP School Psychologist Shortage Committee Chair and has held the position of Region 13 Directors for the past two years. Michele has participated in committees through the Michigan Department of Education related to supporting parents of children with special needs, diversity/equity in education, and mental health services during COVID-19. Further, Michele participated in the creation of the Michigan Department of Education Return to School Mental Health Toolkit to support educators, students, and parents during COVID-19. She also has served as a member of the School Based Mental Health Committee. This organization consists of board members from the Michigan School Counselor Association, the Michigan Association of School Psychologists, and the Michigan Association of School Social Workers. As a board member of MASP Michele has assisted lawmakers in Michigan in legislation related to suicide prevention, threat assessment and the provision/expansion of mental health support in our state.

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