Continuing Professional Development: A Foundation for the Future of School Psychology
Harrison, Patti L., National Association of School Psychologists. Communique
Continuing professional development (CPD) in any type of career is necessary to prevent knowledge and skills from becoming obsolete and to remain on the forefront of theory, research, applied techniques, and other advances in the profession. Completion of a graduate degree program is an initial starting point for a career in school psychology, and a school psychologist's strategic plan for life-long learning is necessary for continued effective services and responsive professionalism (Armistead, 2008). NASP's (2000) practice standards emphasize that a school psychologist's annual CPD plan should address individualized priorities, including needs of the population and community served, …
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Publication information: Article title: Continuing Professional Development: A Foundation for the Future of School Psychology. Contributors: Harrison, Patti L. - Author. Magazine title: National Association of School Psychologists. Communique. Volume: 38. Issue: 5 Publication date: January/February 2010. Page number: 2. © National Association of School Psychologists Oct 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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