The school psychologist helps students to solve psychological, behavioral, educational and emotional problems, helps newcomers to adapt to school, class and teachers. For this purpose, the psychologist constantly conducts tests, trainings with students, examines their psychological portraits, reveals hidden psychological problems and helps children to eliminate them. The psychologist uses the battery of tests to determine the child’s intellectual, functional, and cognitive potential. She works with families, administration and teachers to create a healthy and secure environment for students.
The psychologist informs the parent about the results of the psychological study, and also gives appropriate advice to avoid the expected complications in time. The school psychologist uses preventive programs through which the students of UG school are cheerful, integrated in the social environment, optimists, which, in turn, affects their academic performance.
A psychologist is an important figure in a student’s life. The school psychologist, together with the teachers, participates in the development of educational programs for students of different levels, in order to create the right environment for the implementation of educational goals.
UG School Psychologist Activities:
• Promoting student learning and personal development;
• Establish and maintain relationships with students, teachers and parents;
• Timely response to trauma and crisis;
• Create an equal and motivating environment;
• Communicate with the child at school and out of school;
• Assistance in the process of adaptation and socialization;
• Teach emotion control and give them the right direction;
• Increase the child's motivation and promote success;
• Providing appropriate psychological assistance in the upbringing program;
• Proper communication with the child's tutor, subject teachers and parents for complete and exhaustive information;
• Perform observations to assess the child's behavior;
• Using tests and other effective methods to create a psychological portrait of a child;
• Individual consultations with children;
• Interpret and summarize tests and collected information, develop recommendations;
• Individual approach of children to development / implementation of preventive programs with the help of psychological portrait
As a result of the above-mentioned processes, the child is adapted to the existing environment, has a benevolent attitude towards teachers, school administration, friendly relations with family members, classmates, friends. He/she has increased motivation and a desire to achieve a goal.
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