School Psychologist

Deadline: 
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
District/Organization: 
Kalamazoo RESA
Position Details: 

To be considered for this position, you must apply online at www.kresa.org/jobs by 09/13/2017.

Conducts diagnostic evaluations to identify students’ needs, limitations, and potentials, observing students in classroom, at play, in the community, studying school records, consulting with parents and school personnel, and administering and interpreting diagnostic findings. Attends and participates in IEP meetings; plans treatment programs. Carries out research to aid in introduction of programs in schools to meet current psychological, educational, and sociological needs of children. Advises teachers and other school personnel on methods to enhance school and classroom atmosphere to provide a motivating educational environment. Refers individuals to community agencies to secure medical, vocational, or social services for child or family. Serves as consultant to school board, superintendent, administrative committees, and parent/teacher groups in matters involving psychological services within educational system or school. Works with the school teams to conduct FBAs and write PBSPs (Positive Behavior Support Plans); trains and coaches staff on implementing plans. Analyzes data to determine progress. Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Psychology. Approved Michigan School Psychologist certified by the Michigan Department of Education, or fully licensed psychologist. Understanding of the neurodevelopment of children. Embraces and supports KRESA philosophies related to diversity, inclusiveness and anti-racism. Ability to interact effectively with individuals from a wide range of cultures. Ability to discuss cultural differences with colleagues and clients. Ability to assess one’s own strengths and limitations or challenges and integrate this understanding into interpersonal interactions.

 

Preferred Skills:

Ability to select and develop appropriate methods, skills and techniques attuned to people's cultural, multicultural or marginal experiences in their environments. Ability to effectively employ multicultural approaches in resolving problems.

Email: 
tara.kane@kresa.org
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