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School Psychometrist

Our School Psychometrist has special training in the areas of education. Along with educators, parents, and professionals, we strive to ensure that all children in Pike County learn in healthy, safe and supportive environments. School psychometrist understand teaching styles that are effective and successful. We appreciate that the children in today's schools constantly face challenges. We attempt to suggest positive solutions that help each child overcome obstacles to success. School psychometrists provide these core services:

  • Consultation
  • Assessment
  • Intervention
  • Prevention
  • Education
  • Research and planning

Our goal is to promote educationally and psychologically healthy environments to ensure that all children and youth in Pike County become optimal learners, reach their full potential and become productive members of society. Our department assists in early identification of learning and behavior problems and developing interventions that lead to optimal learning opportunities with respect for individual differences. Collaborations with parents, educators, and community agencies are utilized to foster effective learning environments and promote sensitivity to the diversity and changing needs of our society. School psychometrists are committed to continued research, training, evaluation, and professionalism in order to realize this goal. School psychometrist conducts individual intellectual evaluations in accordance with the following rules:  (a) Individual intellectual evaluations may only be conducted by clinical psychologist, school psychometrist, clinical psychiatrists, and counselors qualified to administer  such evaluations.  Graduate  students currently enrolled in approved training programs leading to being qualified to administer individual intellectual evaluations may administer reevaluations and their written reports are approved and cosigned by a person properly qualified.  (b) The person conducting the individual intellectual evaluation must develop a comprehensive written report.  (c)  The person conducting the individual intellectual evaluation may not independently determine eligibility for special education services. Our school psychometrist may serve on schoolwide Student Support teams, Multidisciplinary Eligibility Determination Committees, and Individual Educational Program teams.

Alabama Administrative Code 290-8-9-.02(3) (a-c)

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101 W. Love Street | Troy, AL 36081 | 334.566.1850

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