Licenses Special School Psychologist (185 Days) Revised

Dallas Independent School District Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 4 months ago

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's or Doctoral Degree in Psychology from an accredited college or university

  • Valid Texas license as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology granted by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists

  • One year of successfully supervised experience in providing psychological services within a school setting, or the equivalent in demonstrated competence, such as experience in the delivery of psychological, social, and diagnostic services

  • Able to effectively communicate in oral and written format

  • Able to problem solve at a campus and Learning Community level

  • Able to supervise LSSP interns clinically

  • Knowledge of mental health conditions and appropriate interventions

  • Able to respond to crises in a calm and organized manner

  • Demonstrated knowledge of procedures for assessing achievement and intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning for educational purposes

  • Demonstrated competence in consultation skills, family system intervention, crisis intervention, and the referral process

  • Demonstrated knowledge of psychosocial development

  • Demonstrated training and experience in individual and group counseling techniques as well as interpersonal and team dynamics

  • Demonstrated competence in crisis management

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide short-term and crisis, individual, and group counseling for referred students or groups of students

  • Utilize various assessment instruments and techniques to assist in identifying appropriate intervention techniques for referred students

  • Provide consultation regarding students' psychological and behavioral needs to school personnel and parents as they relate to the educational setting

  • Provide consultation to Student Support Team to improve understanding and implementation of the Response to Intervention process

  • Assist school staff members with intervention strategies and techniques regarding discipline problems

  • Provide referral information to students and families regarding in-district and out-of-district resources

  • Provide parent consultation in the home and evening meetings and home visits as necessary

  • Identify problems in the home and community that may affect the student's performance and adjustment, as well as consult with community agencies/programs and professionals regarding the need of students

  • Utilize preventive strategies to remove social/emotional barriers to academic success

  • Provide staff development activities for school personnel and parents as needeD

  • Provide crisis intervention services to schools, as necessary

  • Keep abreast of current and emerging professional trends and developments affecting school psychology, and recommend modifications that will improve performance

  • Performs all other tasks and duties as assigned

  • All federally funded incumbents of this position must comply with time and effort reporting requirements through personnel activity reports or periodic certification, as appropriate

  • Respond to campus crises as part a crisis response team

Salary Minimum: $50,000

Selected individuals for Dallas Independent School District positions will be placed according to compensation guidelines. A campus-based employee may not assume a new position for which he/she was selected based upon the posting process until the end of the current semester, unless approved by the chief officer Human Capital Management.

A security check and disclosure of family relationship information is required for all positions.

No telephone calls please.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/H

If interested apply online at www.dallasisd.org

Dallas Independent School District, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. The District is required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, as well as board policy not to discriminate in such a manner (not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).


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