Definitions for "Psychologists"
Psychologists are specialists in human behaviour, development and functioning. They have expertise in conducting research and applying research findings in order to reduce distress, address behaviour and psychological problems, and to promote mental health and rational behaviour in individuals and groups.
Specialists who are skilled in the science of the mind and behavior; they are not medical doctors (MDs), but are trained to diagnose mental illness and provide psychotherapy.
Specialists who concentrate in the science of the mind and behavior. Psychologists are not medical doctors and typically cannot prescribe medication, but do perform evaluations and use psychotherapy.
provide testing and consultation services for students who are referred for evaluation. They meet with the IEP Team, explain testing results, and make recommendations for the student's placement and program.