Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education

CEDAR Building LandscapeThe Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education (EPCSE) is one of the four departments within the College of Education. Here you have the opportunity to gain a firm foundation in the elements of school psychology, educational psychology, counselor education, special education, and rehabilitation and human services.

The EPCSE programs aim to help you prepare to work as school counselors, clinical mental health counselors, school psychologists, and special education educators as well as faculty in higher education institutions.

EPCSE also houses the CEDAR Clinic, which serves as a facility that provides services to clients as well as a supervised training center for graduate students.

NEW! Follow Wendy Coduti (assistant professor of education in Rehabilitation and Human Services), Kate McKinnon (associate professor of education in Special Education) and their students as they travel to Ireland to learn about Culture and Disability through a summer Education Abroad course: 

We are thrilled to announce that our National Science Foundation funded grant on Quality Talk has been selected as one of the 112 projects to be featured in the "2015 Teaching and Learning Video Showcase." We strongly believe that promoting authentic talk in the classrooms is the key to engaging students for academic success, and we are excited for the opportunity to share our project and our promising results with such a broad audience. Click here to view presentation. 

Faculty members JoLynn Carney and Richard Hazler were featured on a Jana Marie Foundation's discussion titled "Candid Conversations: Bullying." The playlist link is

CEDAR Clinic

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