School Psychologist Intern
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.