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Educational Therapy Practicum | EDTH.X390

Educational Therapy Practicum | EDTH.X390

This final course in the Educational Therapy Certificate Program provides an opportunity for the intern to practice all aspects of educational therapy under the supervision of an experienced professional in the field. To arrange your internship, contact UCSC Extension for information.

Necessary Knowledge

  • To be successful in this class all students should have working knowledge of Google’s G Suite or Microsoft Office, proper email etiquette, and an essential understanding of Canvas.

Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to
  • Set up a functional educational therapy practice / set up service as a self employed learning specialist
  • Administer and use formal and informal assessments to develop a client's learning profile.
  • Develop and implement an intervention plan, based on assessment data and contextual information.
  • Collaborate with the client, parents, teachers and allied professionals as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Abide by the AET ethical codes
  • Reflect upon one’s own professional practices as an Educational Therapist and engage in a systematic process of self-analysis.

Topics Include

  • Preparing for ET Services
  • Providing ET Services
  • Terminating ET Services
  • Potential Career Steps

Additional Information

Have a question about this course?
Speak to a student services representative.
Call (408) 861-3860
This course is related to the following programs:


Sections Open for Enrollment:

Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Quarter Units Cost Instructor
01-17-2023 to 06-26-2023 5.0 $890

Sharmila Roy


Final Date To Enroll: 01-17-2023


Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Tue, 01-17-2023 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Hybrid Live-Online ONLINE
Mon, 02-27-2023 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Hybrid Live-Online ONLINE
Mon, 03-27-2023 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Hybrid Live-Online ONLINE
Mon, 04-24-2023 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Hybrid Live-Online ONLINE
Mon, 05-22-2023 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Hybrid Live-Online ONLINE
Mon, 06-26-2023 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Hybrid Live-Online ONLINE

What students are saying

"The UCSC Educational Therapy program expanded my knowledge base and gave me the experience necessary to transition from classroom teacher to educational therapist. It has made an enormous impact on my life."
— Diana Kennedy, B.C.E.T, Educational Therapist Board-Certified Educational Therapist | Instructor
Diana Kennedy, B.C.E.T,
"The instructor provided practical guidance, helped give me the confidence to work with a new cohort of students, and made sure that class sessions were useful. She invited allied professionals to provide insight and advice on the field of ET."
— Lisa Epstein, MSTC, JD, MSW Learning Specialist | Educational Therapist | Business Owner
Lisa Epstein, MSTC, JD, MSW