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Center for Psychoeducational Services

The Center for Psychoeducational Services (CPS) at the University of Kansas is a self-sustaining nonprofit agency that trains School of Education graduate students in school psychology and counseling psychology. CPS is staffed by student clinicians who earn credit while they gain practical experience working directly with clients under the supervision of faculty who are certified or licensed in their fields.

CPS has three central missions:

Student training

Training students in School Psychology, Counseling Psychology, and other School of Education programs

Psychological evaluations

Providing psychological evaluations and services to children, adolescents, adults, and families in Northeast Kansas

Therapeutic services

Providing individual and group therapeutic services across a broad spectrum for students of all ages and experiences.

Services & programs

  • Comprehensive evaluations for learning disabilities (including dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia)
  • Comprehensive evaluations for social, emotional, and behavioral concerns (including ADHD, anxiety)
  • Career and creativity exploration for gifted and talented youth
  • Child, adolescent, and young adult counseling services for various social, emotional, and behavioral concerns

Center for Psychoeducational Services Hours

1pm-5pm Monday-Friday (and by appointment during fall and spring semesters)

Opportunities for Students & Fellow Researchers

  1. CLEOs – Intervention and research directed by Dr. Barbara Kerr
  2. Positive Psychology Summer Practicum with Dr. Brian Cole
  3. Psychoeducational Assessment and Clinical Intervention Practicum with Dr. Erin Yosai

Testing Capabilities & Equipment

Individual and group clinical rooms, a conference room, reception area, and office space are available for students, staff, and clients. Video technology is installed in all clinical rooms for student training and supervision. A wide selection of tests and assessments, instructional materials, and educational games is available for student clinicians to use with their clients. We accept clients based on the needs of the referred individual, the potential training value of the case, and the availability of graduate student clinicians and staff supervision.

Services & programs

  • Comprehensive evaluations for learning disabilities (including dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia)
  • Comprehensive evaluations for social, emotional, and behavioral concerns (including ADHD, anxiety)
  • Career and creativity exploration for gifted and talented youth
  • Child, adolescent, and young adult counseling services for various social, emotional, and behavioral concerns

Center for Psychoeducational Services Hours

1pm-5pm Monday-Friday (and by appointment during fall and spring semesters)

Opportunities for Students & Fellow Researchers

  1. CLEOs – Intervention and research directed by Dr. Barbara Kerr
  2. Positive Psychology Summer Practicum with Dr. Brian Cole
  3. Psychoeducational Assessment and Clinical Intervention Practicum with Dr. Erin Yosai

Testing Capabilities & Equipment

Individual and group clinical rooms, a conference room, reception area, and office space are available for students, staff, and clients. Video technology is installed in all clinical rooms for student training and supervision. A wide selection of tests and assessments, instructional materials, and educational games is available for student clinicians to use with their clients. We accept clients based on the needs of the referred individual, the potential training value of the case, and the availability of graduate student clinicians and staff supervision.