Sped Licensed Specialist In School Psychology Or Lssp Intern

internship - full time, paid

Crosby Independent School District
Crosby, TX
Closed
Posted 96 Days ago
Crosby Independent School District
Crosby, TX
internship - full time, paid
Posted 96 Days ago
Closed

Description

Job Details Title SpEd: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology or LSSP Intern Posting ID 784 Description Job Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) Wage/Hour Status: Exempt Or Licensed Specialist in School Psychology Assistant Reports to: Director of Special Education Pay Grade: Prof 2 ( $58,008 - $84,306) (Commensurate with Years of Experience) Dept./School: Special Education Date Revised: 4/18/97:11/1/11 Report Date: August 1, 2019 Days to Work: 197/10 Months In-House applicants must complete the online internal application process in TalentEd All substitutes for Crosby ISD, if applying for a full time job, MUST complete an External Application Primary Purpose: Perform professional psychological work in assessment, behavior management, and counseling for students with emotional disabilities, learning disabilities, and behavioral problems. Assess the psychological and psycho-educational needs of students referred to special education services. Qualifications: Education/Certification: Masters degree in psychology from accredited college or university Valid Texas license as a licensed specialist in school psychology granted by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists* Special Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge of procedures for assessing achievement and intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning for educational purposes Knowledge of prevention and intervention strategies, including behavior management interventions Knowledge of psycho-social development Strong consultation skills for conferencing with teachers, parents, and students Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Experience: Two years experience preferred providing psychology services in an educational setting Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the administration may find appropriate and acceptable. Major Responsibilities and Duties: Assessment Select and administer assessments and observations to evaluate the intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of referred students and to determine student eligibility for special education services according to federal and state regulations. Score and interpret test data. Develop psychological evaluation reports and behavior management plans. Conduct or participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee to assist with appropriate placement and May serve as case manager and implement the special education assessment process for students on assigned campuses. Consultation Serve as consultant on mental health topics for instructors in the school health program. Consult with school staff regarding implementation of behavior intervention plans and in managing behaviorally disruptive students. Provide staff development training in assigned schools to assist school personnel with identification and understanding of students with emotional, social, and behavioral disturbances. Meet with parents to discuss pertinent background information and test results. Consult with teachers and relevant staff concerning the educational needs of students and interpretation of assessment data. Consult with psychologists, psychiatrists, medical doctors, and community agencies concerning intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students as needed. Program Management Develop and maintain effective individual and group relationships with students and parents. May provide clinical supervision to intern or trainee.** Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of psychological services and assessment procedures and make changes based on findings. Assist in the selection of assessment materials and equipment. Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required, including case records, test results, statistical data, and test inventories. Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy in the areas of psychological services, assessment, placement, and planning for special education services. Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations. Participate in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment. Communication Maintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors. Effectively communicate with colleagues, students, and parents. Supervisory Responsibilities: None. Working Conditions: Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Maintain emotional control under stress. Regular district wide travel to multiple work locations as assigned; moderate lifting and carrying. May be required to lift and transfer students to and from wheelchair or assist with positioning students with physical disabilities. *Note: The correct title for the person holding the Licensed Specialist in School Psychology is Licensed Specialist in School Psychology or LSSP. Only individuals who meet the requirements of Chapter 22 Texas Administrative Code �467.2 may refer to themselves as school psychologists (i.e., hold a doctorate in area of specialization). **Note: An LSSP must have a minimum of three years of experience providing psychological services in the public school to provide supervision of an intern or trainee. The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required. OR Job Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (Intern) Wage/Hour Status: Exempt Reports to: Special Education Director Pay Grade: Prof 1 ($56,318 - $81,851) (Commensurate with Years of Experience) Dept./School: Special Education Date Revised: 6/15/04:11/1/11 Report Date: August 1, 2019 Days to Work: 197/10 Months In-House applicants must complete the online internal application process in TalentEd All substitutes for Crosby ISD, if applying for a full time job, MUST complete an External Application Primary Purpose: Perform professional psychological work in assessment, behavior management, and counseling for students with emotional disabilities, learning disabilities, and behavioral problems under the direction of the LSSP supervisor. Assess the psychological and psycho-educational needs of students referred to special education services under the direct supervision of the LSSP supervisor. Qualifications: Education/Certification: Enrolled in Masters degree in psychology from accredited college or university Valid Texas license as a licensed specialist in school psychology intern granted by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists* Special Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge of procedures for assessing achievement and intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning for educational purposes Knowledge of prevention and intervention strategies, including behavior management interventions Knowledge of psycho-social development Strong consultation skills for conferencing with teachers, parents, and students Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Experience: Practicum experience providing psychology services in an educational setting through an accredited university program. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the administration may find appropriate and acceptable. Major Responsibilities and Duties: All duties are performed under the supervision of a licensed LSSP with three or more years of experience. Assessment: Select and administer assessments and observations to evaluate the intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of referred students and to determine student eligibility for special education services according to federal and state regulations. Score and interpret test data. Develop psychological evaluation reports and behavior management plans. Conduct or participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee to assist with appropriate placement and development of Individual Education Plans (IEP) for students according to district procedures. May serve as case manager and implement the special education assessment process for students on assigned campuses. Consultation Serve as consultant on mental health topics for instructors in the school health program. Consult with school staff regarding implementation of behavior intervention plans and in managing behaviorally disruptive students. Provide staff development training in assigned schools to assist school personnel with identification and understanding of students with emotional, social, and behavioral disturbances. Meet with parents to discuss pertinent background information and test results. Consult with teachers and relevant staff concerning the educational needs of students and interpretation of assessment data. Consult with psychologists, psychiatrists, medical doctors, and community agencies concerning intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students as needed. Program Management Develop and maintain effective individual and group relationships with students and parents. May provide clinical supervision to intern or trainee** Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of psychological services and assessment procedures and make changes based on findings. Assist in the selection of assessment materials and equipment. Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required, including case records, test results, statistical data, and test inventories. Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy in the areas of psychological services, assessment, placement, and planning for special education services. Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations. Participate in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment. Communication Maintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors. Effectively communicate with colleagues, students, and parents. Maintaining confidentiality Supervisory Responsibilities: None. Working Conditions: Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Maintain emotional control under stress. Regular districtwide travel to multiple work locations as assigned; moderate lifting and carrying. May be required to lift and transfer students to and from wheelchair or assist with positioning students with physical disabilities. *Note: The correct title for the person holding the Licensed Specialist in School Psychology is Licensed Specialist in School Psychology or LSSP. Only individuals who meet the requirements of Chapter 22 Texas Administrative Code �467.2 may refer to themselves as school psychologists (i.e., hold a doctorate in area of specialization). **Note: An LSSP must have a minimum of three years of experience providing psychological services in the public school to provide supervision of an intern or trainee. The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required. The Crosby Independent School District - in compliance with the Title VII, American Disability Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and other statues- seeks to provide equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a medical condition, disability, or any other legally protected status. This policy extends to the employment and all programs and activities conducted by the district. For Further information, Contact the Office of the Superintendent, Crosby Independent School District, 14670 FM 2100, Crosby, Texas 77532 . An Equal Opportunity Employer Shift Type Full-Time Salary Range $56,318.00 - $84,306.00 / Per Year Location Crosby ISD (Admin) Special Education Applications Accepted Start Date 05/07/2019

Skills

special education, interventions, psychological assessment, learning disabilities, school psychology, mental health, behavior management, staff development, iep, psychological testing, consultation, counseling, emotional disabilities, clinical supervision, middle school

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