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Psychology in the Playground: the rewards and challenges of school psychology

Event number: 17440
Presenter(s): Paula Teggelove MAPS

Student Event

Interested in working with children as a psychologist?

Want to know more about what it is like working as a psychologist in a school setting? 

The APS Melbourne Branch and APS Student Working Party is running a seminar for students and provisional psychologists about what it is like to work as a school psychologist. The seminar will be presented by Paula Teggelove, Victorian APS Chair and founder of Propsych, an organisation that provides support to school psychologists. 

This seminar will cover topics including:

  • What is it like working as a psychologist in a school?
  • Psychological assessment methods and treatment approaches used in schools.
  • Tips for undertaking a placement or work experience in a school environment.
  • Collaborating as a psychologist with teachers and school staff.

About the presenter(s)

Paula Teggelove has been a school psychologist and educator for 18 years. Paula has been involved in the development of school curriculums, and was the founder of Propsych: An organisation that provides support for school psychologists. She is the chair of the Melbourne Branch of the APS, and has a private psychology practice. Paula has a unique insight into the ways that the education system and schools are able to support the increasingly complex and diverse emotional and mental health needs of young people.


Arrival from 7.00pm for 7.30pm start

Online registration


Swinburne University
441-451 Burwood Road,
The Advanced Technologies Centre ATC101
Hawthorn, VIC 3122
Venue is wheelchair accessible
Start date: 23/3/2017
End date: 23/3/2017
Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm


APS Member: $150.00
APS Student: FREE
Non APS Student: $15.00

Please note this event is intended for Student attendees


APS - Melbourne Branch
Contact Angela Vaughan