Volume 8, Issue 2 (1979)
National Survey of School Psychologists: Update
The purpose of the “National Survey of School Psychologists” was to provide information to be used as the basis for research and policy decisions in the field of school psychology. The study included questions from the Farling and Hoedt (1971)study about professional affiliation, professional practice, role and function, professional affiliation, professional practice, role and function, professional needs and problems, part-time activities, salary and contractual arrangements, psychologist to student ratios, private practice and future development of the profession. The 1971survey was updated by adding questions about continuing professional development needs and ethnic status of school psychologists. Some of the questions on contractual arrangements were used by permission from the Hyman (1975) study.
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