May 11, 2020

Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP)

  • TrulyHired
  • Fairfield, TX, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description


Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

Primary Purpose:

Perform professional counseling for students with emotional disabilities, learning disabilities, and behavioral problems. Assist with the autism team in determining a diagnosis of autism.

Terms of Employment:

Salary: In accordance with the annual salary schedule approved by the Management Board of the Freestone-Navarro Bi-County Co-Op. 11 months / 202 days per year, term or probationary contract, as applicable.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:
Master's degree within the counseling profession from accredited college or university.
Valid license issued by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors as a licensed professional counselor (LPC) or LPC intern preferred.

TEA certified in Special Education and as a school PK-12 counselor will be considered.

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of prevention and intervention strategies, including behavior management interventions
Knowledge of psycho-social development
Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Experience:
Three years experience providing counseling services in an educational setting

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Assessment
Participate in observations to evaluate the intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of referred students. Assist in determining student eligibility for special education services according to federal and state regulations. Develop behavior management plans. Conduct or participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee to assist with
appropriate placement and development of Individual Education Plans (IEP) for students according to district procedures.

Consultation
Meet with parents to discuss pertinent background information and test results. Conduct group, individual, and family counseling sessions and facilitative therapy for students with diagnosed problems.
5. Consult with teachers and relevant staff concerning the educational needs of students, interpretation of assessment data, and implementation of behavior intervention plans in managing disruptive students.
6. Consult with psychologists, psychiatrists, medical doctors, and community agencies concerning intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students as needed.
7. Present staff development training in assigned schools to enable school personnel to identify and work more effectively with students with emotional, social, and behavioral disturbances.

Program Management
Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required, including case records, test results, and statistical data.
9. Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy. Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations.
10. May provide clinical supervision to intern or trainee.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None.

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment including computer and peripherals
Posture: Frequent sitting, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: Frequent walking, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension
Lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds), occasional heaving lifting (45 pounds or more) and positioning of students with physical disabilities; controlling behavior through physical restraint; assisting non-ambulatory students
Environment: Exposure to biological hazards, bacteria, and communicable diseases; will require Co-Op wide travel
Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under pressure

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Student Services > Psychologist
Equal Opportunity Employer
Fairfield ISD is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
Contact Information
  • LISA TATE
  • 615 POST OAK ROAD
  • FAIRFIELD, Texas 75840

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