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Henry County

School Psychologist Intern (2645)

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TitleSchool Psychologist Intern
Posting ID2645
Description

JOB TITLE: School Psychologist Intern

 

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: School Psychologist

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Under the direct supervision of a Licensed School Psychologist, the School Psychologist Intern participates in and provides a full range of psychological services within the schools.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Complete and interpret measures of cognitive, social, physical, behavioral, emotional and educational functioning.
  • Assist in the identification of students with disabilities and/or physical or mental conditions.
  • Prepare clearly written, comprehensive school psychological reports which address referral concerns and provide practical recommendations that can be realistically implemented by school personnel and used in the development of intervention plans and/or the IEP.
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and personal characteristics necessary for collaborating effectively with students, parents, and teachers.
  • Provide consultation to teachers, counselors, administrators, other school personnel and parents.
  • Provide individual and/or group counseling as needed.
  • Serve as a member of school-based review teams, eligibility committees, IEP teams and 504 teams.
  • Maintain accurate and careful records of all services provided.
  • Complete and maintain documentation in order to bill public insurance for eligible students.
  • Adhere to federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies regarding children's educational welfare.
  • Serve as an advocate for students and parents.
  • Maintain high professional and ethical standards as defined by Principles for Professional Ethics (National Association of School Psychologists).
  • Assist, as needed, with the development and provision of in-service programs.
  • Act as consultant concerning assessment approaches and instruments to be utilized in evaluation of students by school personnel.
  • Participate in School Crisis and Threat Assessment teams as requested.
  • Attend professional workshops and conferences to refine skills and gain new competencies.
  • Keep abreast of the professional literature in order to remain alert for ways in which psychological services to students can be improved.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Frequently required to sit; use hands to touch and hold objects or instruments and to type; and reach with hands and arms. Regularly required to see, talk and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or bend, and may be required to lift up to approximately 15 pounds. Itinerant travel may be required, and the individual is frequently required to change locations and adapt to multiple environments across schools, offices and home visits. Ability to drive and navigate to multiple locations occasionally within a single day is required.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Must be pursuing an Educational Specialist (Ed.S) or doctoral degree in school psychology, and must have successfully completed all program requirements to be eligible to serve as a School Psychologist Intern through a college or university fully accredited and approved by NASP standards.

 

Position will be posted until filled.

 

HENRY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$35,000.00 - $35,000.00 / Per Year
LocationDistrict Administration Building

Applications Accepted

Start Date11/24/2020