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Psychological Services

Joe Martinez
Director
(559) 730-2910, Ext. 5164
jmartinez@tcoe.org


Psychological services are provided to the 34 direct service school districts and to TCOE programs for the severely handicapped. TCOE school psychologists focus on assisting district personnel with student behavior issues and assessment.

Important elements of the psychological services include:
  • inservice for staff on methods of dealing with problem behaviors
  • group sessions for students
  • parent education programs
  • behavior intervention services
  • programs designed to foster positive school climate
  • assessment of students, when needed, to determine the existence or severity of an intellectual disability
Psychological services provided severely handicapped students are designed to go beyond mandated assessments and typically provide assistance in dealing with behavior plans for students.

The Tulare County Office of Education, Special Services Division is noted for a pragmatic approach to utilizing the training and experience of each of its psychologists.

The office also employs a behavior specialist to assist districts and programs for the severely handicapped with behavior issues of a severe nature.






Tulare County Office of Education
Special Services Division
All mail to: P.O. Box 5091, Visalia, CA 93278-5091
Physical address: 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia, CA

Tammy Bradford, Assistant Superintendent
(559) 730-2910 • fax: (559) 730-2511



Jim Vidak, County Superintendent of Schools
Tulare County Office of Education
All mail to: P.O. Box 5091, Visalia, CA 93278-5091
Physical address: 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia, CA
phone: (559) 733-6300 • fax: (559) 737-4378

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