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A graduate degree in school psychology can be a gateway to greater influence and achievement. But what's it really like? Is it the right option for you? And what's unique about Capella's School Psychology programs?

Find out with the Capella School Psychology podcast series. Get personal perspective on advanced school psychology education from our distinguished faculty.

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Dr. Laren Winter, faculty chair

Dr. Laren Winter, Faculty Chair for School Psychology
Laren describes what drew him to school psychology, the challenges of working with young people, and the satisfaction he feels in helping kids succeed. Transcript
Laren describes how the face-to-face Graduate Teaching Instruction component of Capella's PsyD program supports professional development for training, leading, and teaching. Transcript
Laren talks about the growing need for qualified school psychologists—and for faculty in school psychology training programs—then explores common settings and job roles in the field. Transcript
Laren talks about what sets Capella's faculty apart and how the School Psychology program is committed to preparing students to be advocates for children. Transcript
A respected practitioner, teacher, and researcher with more than 35 years of professional experience, Dr. Winter is a licensed School Psychologist, Marriage and Family Therapist, and Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor. He is also a Clinical Member of the National Association of School Psychologists and the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. Dr. Winter joined Capella in 2000.

Dr. Alan Brue, core faculty

Dr. Alan Brue, core faculty
Alan discusses real-life working conditions for school psychologists, what makes school psychology such a fulfilling career, and the value of having a doctoral degree. Transcript
Alan discusses his reasons for choosing a school psychology career, his involvement with the National Association of School Psychologists, and his experience as a published author in the field. Transcript
Dr. Brue is a state and nationally certified School Psychologist and respected scholar with numerous professional articles, books, and presentations to his credit. His research and professional interests include special education, testing and assessment, and behavioral issues in children. He joined the Capella faculty in 2003.