National Educational Psychological Service, Department of Education & Skills

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Address:
Units 3-6 Beulah Building, Finisklin Rd.,, Sligo
General Details
Contact position: Senior Psychologist
Service / Organisation: National Educational Psychological Service, Department of Education & Skills
0761108701
Description of main activities / services for children and families: NEPS stands for the National Educational Psychological Service. It is a service provided by the Department of Education and Skills. NEPS psychologists work with both primary and post-primary schools. We are concerned with learning, behaviour and social and emotional development. Each NEPS psychologist is assigned to a group of schools.
Description:
NEPS stands for the National Educational Psychological Service. It is a service provided by the Department of Education and Skills. NEPS psychologists work with both primary and post-primary schools. We are concerned with learning, behaviour and social and emotional development. Each NEPS psychologist is assigned to a group of schools.
 
The following services are provided by NEPS:
 
  • Consultation service to schools.
  • Assessment service within an educational context.
  • Direct and indirect inputs to schools.
  • Support and Development work with schools.
  • Critical Incident advice to schools.
  • Reasonable Accommodations in Certificate Examinations (Leaving Certificate.)
Categories:      
Service Areas
Service Areas:
  • Sligo town and environs
  • Sligo - north
  • Sligo - south, east and west
  • Leitrim - Carrick-on-Shannon and environs
  • Leitrim - south
  • Leitrim - north
Where service is provided
Where service is provided:
  • Service provided at various locations throughout the area covered
School-based service.
Cost of service to user
Cost of service to user:
  • Free
How to access the service
How to access the service (referral pathways) :
  • Through schools
Parental permission needed
Do young people need parental permission to use your service? :
  • Under-18s need parental permission
Age-range catered for
Age-range catered for:
  • Primary school age (4-12 years approx.)
  • Post-primary school age (13-18 years approx.)
 
 

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