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School Psychologist
Ref No.: 18-01010
Location: Manassas, VA, Virginia
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 1 Years
Start Date: 01/08/2018
Position Description **Will be going to multiple locations** • Promote educationally and psychologically healthy school environments to optimize student learning. • Utilize research based best practices, assessment, intervention, referral, counseling, consultation, and crisis management to assess and provide appropriate services. • Provide strategic individual and group counseling, classroom instruction and consultation with school personnel and parents to promote positive student performance in the areas of social, emotional, and academic development. • Collaborate with school personnel to design, implement, and evaluate individual, classroom, and school wide programs in classroom management, social skills, social problem solving, conflict resolution, decision making, and life skills. • Evaluate individual students using a variety of methods including, but not limited to, standardized, norm-referenced and curriculum-based assessment, observation, interviews, and review of pertinent data to determine students' educational needs, and to design interventions to address those needs. • Review data and assess educational outcomes and the instructional implications for individual students and groups; assist in the development of instructional interventions; monitor individual student progress, evaluate the effectiveness of the instruction and propose modifications as necessary.
Skills Required • Applies expertise, knowledge and experience in directing, evaluating, integrating, and coordinating behavior analysis/psychological/neuropsychological services. • Effective decisions facilitate successful delivery and timing of services and treatment. Decisions affect on-going program planning and general management.
Skills Preferred
Experience Required • Min Experience:0-1 Year
Experience Preferred
Education Required Master's Degree, Specialist in School Psychology, with a minimum of 60 graduate semester hours and certification/licensure from Virginia Department of Education as a school psychologist or eligibility for state certification.
Education Preferred
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