A psychologist may suggest to go for a School Visit. This may be useful during the process of psychological intervention. The school visit can help facilitate communication between the psychologist/counsellor and the school.
School visit can help understand better the challenges the child is facing in school, the behaviours that arise in school that may not be manifested at home or in therapy sessions. Communication with the teachers, learning support and school counsellors contribute to the therapeutic process and can help target goals to support the child in his school environment.
School visits include:
Discuss with our psychologists the possibility of a school visit for a holistic approach to help your child at all fronts (home and school).
A comprehensive and cohesive assessment incorporates a School Visit. School Visit provides information that cannot be obtained via formal testing or interview with parents. A psychologist may suggest during the initial consult to go for a School Visit to observe how the child is functioning in the school setting. This will provide am important aspect of information for the psychologist when assessing a child.
Schools, doctors or parents may refer a child for an assessment to understand the root cause of the child’s challenges at school, home or social environment. When the challenges are manifested in school a School Visit is beneficial to understand those challenges and help support the conclusions made by the formal testing.