Department of Counseling, School Psychology, and Special Education
Dr. Joel Erion
2016 Advisor of the Year
Congratulations to Dr. Susan Norton of the Counseling, School Psychology and Special Education Department on being named EU’s 2016 Advisor of the Year!
Students support dance for adults for disabilities
Student Emily Bond, left, poses with Becky at a recent Equitable Social Opportunities (ESO) dance hosted by the Barber Institue. Bond said, "Volunteering is so rewarding.”
Markley named Outstanding Graduate Student by PCPA
David Markley, a Dec. 2015 program graduate, was named Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year from Pennsylvania College Personnel Association (PCPA), where he co-presented with Dr. Sue Norton.
Students learn through hands-on, real experiences
EU students in Education programs will gain first-hand experiences teaching in classrooms to prepare them for post-graduation.
Graduate Counseling Students Attend PCPA Conference
Departmental graduate students gained great experience at the 2015 Pennsylvania College Personnel Association (PCPA) Conference, held in Gettysburg, Pa.
The department’s degree programs equip graduates for careers in rehabilitation, clinical mental health, school (elementary and secondary) and college counseling, school psychology, and special education.
The Department of Counseling, School Psychology, and Special Education is committed to excellence in the preparation of highly qualified professionals who meet the needs of a dynamic pluralistic society. The department provides intellectually challenging, accredited programs and offers academic and clinical experiences predicated on scholarship and service. Faculty strive to facilitate the development of practitioner-researchers with the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary to excel in careers related to counseling, school psychology, and special education.
The focus of the department is on the application of empirically supported approaches to assist all children, families, and adults in achieving academic success, social competence, and emotional health. Students develop and improve knowledge of and performance in core professional competencies using problem-solving, data-based approaches that allow him/her to work with children, families, and adults having a broad range of needs.
Edinboro University’s graduate Art Therapy program is dedicated to achieving excellence in counseling, art therapy education, research, clinical and community service and integrates both counseling and visual arts practice, engaging the creative power of art for clinical assessment and treatment.
Edinboro University’s Post Master’s Certificate in Art Therapy trains current mental health practitioners in art therapy approaches and techniques to qualify them to apply for their Registered Art Therapist Credential. This program focuses on art therapy practice, theory, assessment, ethics, and professional functioning.
Edinboro University’s Autism Endorsement Certificate Program provides specialized training and experience to special education professionals.
Edinboro University’s Master of Arts in Counseling program covers accredited school counseling, college counseling, clinical mental health counseling and rehabilitation counseling.
Edinboro University’s Master of Education in Educational Psychology program offers students a broad theoretical and practical background in the areas of education and psychology.
Edinboro University’s Educational Specialist in School Psychology graduate program offers students a broad theoretical and practical background in the areas of education and psychology.
Edinboro University’s Master of Education in Special Education is designed for student’s currently certified seeking SPED certification and for students holding SPED certification who wish to earn a M.Ed. with a focus in Autism or Behavior Management.
The Special Education minor provides students with important information on individuals with disabilities and strategies for working with these individuals. It will prepare you to work with individuals with a wide range of disabilities, including emotional, behavioral, learning, intellectual, sensory, and physical impairments. The minor can be coordinated with virtually any academic discipline.