School psychologists serve a variety or roles within the school district. Although what a specific school psychologist does depends on the school assignment, all of them engage in certain core services. School psychologists consult with parents, teachers, administrators and others to offer ways to understand and intervene to benefit students. They also assess a variety of aspects of childrens development, including cognitive, learning, adaptive skills, emotional development, and social skills, using a wide variety of techniques. Psychologists may directly and/or indirectly assist all students through prevention activities targeted at campus-wide needs, such as safe and diverse schools.