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School Psychologist

Healthpro Rehabilitation • Rockford, IL

Posted 14 days ago

Job Snapshot

Experience - 5 to 7 years
Degree - Graduate Degree
Other Great Industries
Health Care, Education

Job Description


Part time School Psychologist needed for the Rockford area of IL for the 2017-2018 School Year. Assistance needed to help service IEPs. 1-3 days a month. Must be fully certified in IL and able to service IEP minutes, complete paperwork, and write IEP goals.

At HealthPro Heritage we hire people who share our vision, who work diligently and provide the kind of care that will help change patient's lives for the better. As an Associate, your dedication and commitment deserve respect and recognition. If you're looking for a career and straightforward and realistic 'care' expectations, maybe it's time to look at our company.

School Psychologist: - Consult with teachers, parents, administrators, and community mental health providers about learning, social, and behavior problems; - Engage in school-wide mental health activities; - Assist educators in implementing safe, healthy classroom and school environments; - Teach parenting skills, problem-solving strategies, substance abuse, and other topics pertinent to healthy schools; - Conduct research about effective instruction, behavior management, alternative school programs, and mental health interventions; - Assess and evaluate the wide variety of school-related problems and assets of children and youth in assigned schools; - Intervene directly with students and families through individual counseling, support groups, and skills training; - Serve as a member of interdisciplinary teams to address needs of at-risk students and to serve the needs of students with disabilities through the special education assessment, eligibility, and placement process; - Communicate results of psychological evaluations to parents, teachers, and others so that they can understand the nature of the students difficulties and how to better serve the students needs; - Engage in crisis prevention and intervention services; - Work with a wide range of student emotional and academic issues; - May serve one or multiple schools in a school district or work for a community mental health center and/or in a university setting.

Job Requirements

Education: - The majority of states require the completion of a 60 graduate semester specialist-level program in school psychology, including a 1200-hour internship. Many programs also offer a doctorate in school psychology, which generally requires 5-7 years of graduate work, including a 1500-hour internship and completion of a dissertation. - There are a few states that continue to certify school psychologists that graduate from programs of less than 60 graduate semester credits; however, NASP maintains that the minimum acceptable education in school psychology is specialist-level training. - State license in the state which you are currently working.

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Job ID: 2017-5777
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