School Psychologist

Industry: Patient Care


5 - 7 years

Posted 373 days ago

Requisition Number 25064
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We are looking for a school psychologist to join our team in the Cecil County, MD area! School psychologist needed full-time for grades K-12.

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.

Experience/Education Required 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.