Department of Education and Leadership
Clinic for Educational Supports
The Clinic for Educational Supports (CES) provides affordable psychoeducational assessment services and speech language services. The CES Clinic serves two primary functions for the community:
- It provides comprehensive psychological-educational and speech language services for members of the community at a low cost.
- It is a training site for the School Psychology and Speech Language Pathology master’s degree programs at CSU Monterey Bay.
- For Children (ages 6-17): psychoeducational assessments, and developmental assessments (ages 3-6).
- For Children and Adults of all ages, speech and language services may include assessment and treatment for speech sound disorders, receptive / expressive language, reading disorders, voice, fluency, social skills, dysphagia, hearing disorders, and cognition.
Clinic as a Training Facility
All services services are provided by advanced graduate students in the School Psychology and Speech Language Programs in the College of Education.
The clinic functions as a training center for graduate-level students while providing the community with accessible educational services. All students are supervised by appropriately credentialed, licensed, or trained faculty.
- Intelligence and achievement testing; social, emotional, and behavioral screeners; In-depth testing in areas of concern and/or difficulty; parent and child interviews; teacher interviews and/or rating scales
- Feedback sessions occur 4-6 weeks after the evaluation; Professional reports are provided at the time of feedback or about 4 weeks after the evaluation and include educational recommendations
- Competitive fees with fee reductions available
Affordable, comprehensive, and quality assessments for clients age 3 – 22 years as well as all CSUMB Students. All evaluations are performed by graduate students in the School Psychology program under the supervision of credentialed school psychologists. This clinic serves the community as a setting for affordable counseling, academic intervention, and psycho-educational assessment services. The clinic will serve two primary functions for the community:
- Provide comprehensive educational and psychological services for members of the community at a low cost.
- Training site for the School Psychology master’s degree programs and CSUMB.
Typical Presenting Problems and Concerns
- Learning Disabilities
- Attention Problems/ADHD
- Behavioral Problems
- Social/Emotional Difficulties
- Difficulties in Academic Performance
Speech and Language Services
Speech and language services may include assessment and intervention for individuals of all ages with communication challenges. Intervention sessions may be individual or in a group setting. Some areas of focus include:
- Auditory Processing
- Expressive Language
- Pragmatics / Social Skills
- Receptive Language
- Speech Sound Disorders
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Voice Disorders
Although we do not charge fees for our speech language services, we gladly accept donations to cover operating costs and expenses as described below:
- Clinic Staff, such as scheduling appointments, providing support for clinicians and clients, maintaining client files, training clinic supervisors, ensuring HIPAA compliance, and performing related administrative duties.
- Equipment, such as audiometers, otoacoustic emissions screeners, cameras, A/V equipment necessary for supervision, etc.
- Clinic Supplies, such as hand sanitizer, Clorox wipes, gloves, therapy materials, etc.
- Testing Materials: tests, protocols, record forms, screeners, etc.
Contact Darlene Moitoso (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.