ERIC Number: EJ207358
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979
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Debate: Will the Real School Psychologist Please Stand Up? Part 3: A Struggle of Jurisdictional Imperialism.
Hyman, Irwin A.
School Psychology Digest, v8 n2 p174-80 Spr 1979
The external and internal pressures exerted on school psychologists are reviewed and recommendations for resolving the conflicts are made. External sources of pressure include special educators, federal legislation, teachers' unions. Internal sources include clinical psychologists, the issues involving the definition of professional psychologist role conflict between consulting vs testing, and minority assessment. (MH)
Descriptors: Clinical Psychology, Conflict Resolution, Doctoral Degrees, Federal Regulation, Higher Education, Interprofessional Relationship, Minority Group Children, Opinions, Professional Recognition, Role Conflict, School Psychologists, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Welfare, Testing Problems, Unions
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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