"Psychometrist" means an individual who works directly under the professional supervision of a school psychologist or supervisor of school psychological services. The purpose of this position is limited to providing assistance to the school psychologist by administering psychological tests and other related psychometric tasks.
Please be prepared to submit documentation verifying that you have met the requirements below:
- Master's degree from in psychology or education
- 45 semester hours of graduate course work (unless otherwise stated) that includes the following areas:
(a) Tests and measurements*,
(b) Individual intelligence testing of children,
(c) Individual educational assessment of children, reading assessment, curriculum-based assessment,
(d) Assessment of personality (including social, emotional, and behavioral assessment of children),
(e) Practicum in psychological testing of children,
(f) Developmental psychology child and adolescent psychology,
(g) Statistics/research methods, research design,
(h) Personality theory*,
(i) Learning process/theory*,
(j) Abnormal psychology*, psychopathology*,
(k) Educational psychology*,
(l) Curriculum and instruction*,
(m) Intervention techniques, consultation, counseling,
(n) Social bases of behavior*, social psychology*, multicultural psychology*, and
(o) Physiological and neurological bases of behavior.
* Course work may be at the undergraduate level.
- One of the experience options below:
- Option I. 500 clock hours of field experience in school psychology, under the supervision of a certified school psychologist, which is approved by an institution of higher education. The field experience shall include experience in regular and special education programs and shall emphasize assessment.
- Option II. 2 years of successful experience of at least 600 clock hours per year providing psychometric services to children in an educational setting under the supervision of an individual certified as a school psychologist. The supervision requirement may be waived if an applicant has previously provided these services as a licensed psychologist.