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School Psychology Intern
Green Tree School • Philadelphia, PA
Posted 19 days ago
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The school psychology intern is responsible for the provision of psychological and
educational services to students in the Emotional Support and Autism Support programs. The school psychology intern also provides consultation and training
Duties and Responsibilities:
The school psychology intern provides school-based services in accordance with the practice model outlined by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). Essential duties include assessment and intervention, consultation and collaboration, and data-based decision-making. The school psychology intern utilizes culturally competent approaches to service provision and engages in ethical professional practice.
Major Function: Assessment and Intervention
- Facilitates re-evaluation planning meetings that include a review of existing data and a determination of the need for additional testing.
- Administers and interprets measures of cognitive, academic, behavioral, social and emotional functioning for students as needed. This includes selecting appropriate measures based on the referral concern.
- Writes comprehensive re-evaluation reports that integrate information from multiple sources.
- Reviews and interprets reports from local school districts and agencies and makes recommendations.
- Leads feedback sessions with the IEP team including the parent, LEA, and student as appropriate.
- Contributes to students’ IEPs, including present levels, social/emotional goals, and progress reports.
- Provides evidence-based individual and group counseling services to students.
- Provides crisis intervention as needed, including facilitating risk assessments and re-entry meetings.
- Conducts intake admissions interviews with parents and students.
Major Function: Data-Based Decision Making
- Participates in the Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) committee.
- Analyzes school, program, and/or student level data from universal screenings.
- Designs and develops research-based programs informed by assessment.
- Monitors progress to academic, clinical, and/or behavioral interventions.
- This position is for the 2018-2019 School Year.
Major Function: Consultation and Collaboration
- Participates in IEP meetings, Child Study meetings, and other multidisciplinary team meetings.
- Engages in consultation with parents, staff, and community mental health providers.
Major Function: Professional Development
- Plans and facilitates trainings related to students’ social/emotional development (or other topics as needed).
- Participates in ongoing professional development related to psychology and education.
- Receives weekly supervision from a nationally certified school psychologist.
Desired Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities):
- Enrolled in a graduate program in school psychology; satisfactory completion of university requirements and eligible for internship. Preference given to students from NASP-approved programs.
- Minimum of two years of experience in school settings providing assessment, counseling, and/or consultation services. Experience with students with autism, emotional disturbance, and intellectual disabilities preferred, as is experience with culturally diverse populations.
- Valid Act 34, Act 151, and Act 114 clearances.