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School Psychologist

Posted on May 19, 2019 by Rochester City School District

Rochester, NY 14614
Health Care
7 May 2019
Annual Salary
Full-Time
FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION OF UNIT: Works as a member of a multidisciplinary team with teachers, administrators, social workers, speech/language pathologists, audiologists, occupational and physical therapists. Uses a variety of assessment instruments in the areas of cognition, perception, personality, academic achievement, social and emotional behavior to arrive at diagnostic and prescriptive needs of student. Promotes the development of a positive multicultural learning environment which encourages student success. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: · Uses a variety of appropriate psychological instruments and techniques to conduct non-biased assessment. · Constructs comprehensive psychological reports which include intervention and remediation strategies to be used. · Interprets results of assessment and share results with student, parent, school personnel and other appropriate professionals. · Interviews, counsels and provides training to school staff and parents. · Interprets federal, state and local laws relating on eligibility of special services to children. · Provides individual or group counseling services to children and families. · Monitors and accepts responsibility as part of a team for the well-being and success of students. · Constructs professional reports to agencies. · Serves as a resource to other professional staff in areas of cognition, academic, social and emotional functioning of children. · Completes yearly/monthly statistical reports on services provided to students. · Integrates knowledge of all curricula into learning theories and translates that information to teachers and other school personnel. · Provides consultation services to school personnel in the areas of retention, social grouping, learning styles, social skills, motivation, behavior management, peer interaction, goal setting, etc. OTHER FUNCTIONS: · Receives and reviews referrals from children's parent, school personnel, agencies, physician, judicial officers. · Participates with other school personnel on issues relating to school climate. · Attends departmental staff meetings, school faculty meetings, parent/teacher meetings. · Participates in projects and activities recommended by school or central management. · Writes proposals to secure grants for special projects or research programs. · Participates in school community activities. · Participates in departmental committees to promote best practices. · Conducts training for parents in areas such as child development. · Attends Committee on Special Education meetings. · Participates in site based student assistance teams' meetings. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND CERTIFICATION: · Master's degree in Psychology. · New York State Certification in School Psychology. Category: Healthcare , Keywords: School Psychologist

Reference: 708327559

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