FY22: Psychologist, Developmental Evaluation Services for Children (DESC), 12 month, 1.0 FTE
Company: Montgomery County Public Schools
Posted on: June 6, 2021
Under direction, psychologists receive and respond to requests
for psychological services; provide interventions and instructional
supports to develop students academic, social, emotional,
developmental, and life skills; provide direct and indirect
services for students, families, and schools; and work with
families, school administrators, educators, and other professionals
to create supportive learning and social environments.
Psychologists regularly participate on problem-solving teams,
including Collaborative Problem Solving, Educational Management,
Section 504 and Individualized Education Program (IEP) teams. Under
direction, psychologists engage in collaborative problem solving;
develop functional behavior assessments; deliver instructional and
behavioral interventions; and conduct psychological assessments for
educational purposes. Psychologists provide preventive and
responsive services including psychological counseling for students
and program consultation to educators serving MCPS students.
Psychologists provide consultation and services to families with
referral to available resources in MCPS and the community at large;
collaborate with public and community agencies and personnel
serving MCPS students; deliver parent training and in-service
training for staff, and attend in-service training and professional
Meets Maryland State Department of Education certification
requirements for School Psychologist. National Certification in
School Psychology (NCSP) preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:
Has a thorough knowledge of nationally recognized professional
domains of practice for school psychologists, including (1)
data-based decision making and accountability, (2) varied models of
consultation, communication, collaborative problem-solving
(including active listening skills) and counseling, (3)
interventions and instructional supports to develop academic skills
and promote learning, and (4) interventions and strategies to
promote social and emotional functioning and mental health.
Demonstrates advanced skills and abilities in gathering and using
behavioral data to monitor student progress and outcomes of
psychological services. Has advanced knowledge of: - biological,
cultural, developmental, and social influences on behavior and
learning; - individual differences, abilities, disabilities, and
other diverse student characteristics; - principles related to
diversity factors for children, families, and schools; - research
design, statistics, measurement, varied data collection and
analysis techniques, and program evaluation sufficient for
understanding research and interpreting data in applied settings;
-ethical, legal, and professional standards; -school and systems
structure; general and special education; and evidence-based school
practices that promote learning and mental health; - principles and
research related to resilience, social and emotional learning,
multi-tiered prevention and intervention; and, - strategies to
develop collaboration between families and schools.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERIENCE:
Masters and advanced graduate specialist degree in school
psychology, or doctoral degree in school psychology from an
accredited college or university.
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