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  • School Psychologist

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Requisition ID
    2018-14601
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Psychologist
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
    Recruiter Name
    Caroline Jacumin
    Recruiter Email
    cmorrison@healthpro-heritage.com
    Recruiter Number
    828-615-1737
  • Overview

    School Psychologist, Pediatric School Based Therapy

    Join our Pediatric School Based Team, and use your passion for School Psychology to help make a difference in a child’s life!

    • SW Chicago, IL (Pilsen area)
    • ASAP start date
    • Full time / 40 hours per week
    • Servicing one school, grades K-8
    • Must have active PEL/Type 73 certification

     

     

    We value our School Psychologists and their dedication to our mission of making a difference in a child’s life. That is why we make it a priority to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

    • Medical, Dental and Vision
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • Life Insurance
    • 401K
    • Paid Time Off
    • Professional Development
    • Continuing Education and more!

     

    HealthPRO®/Heritage is a national leading provider of highly skilled School Psychologists and educators. We hire School Psychologists who share our vision, work diligently, and provide best practices in school psychology that will change children's lives for the better. If you are a passionate, talented School Psychologist that wants to help children across the country, then maybe it is time to look at our company.

     

    Look forward to speaking with you!

    Caroline Jacumin

    Director of Recruitment – Peds/School Division

    HealthPRO®-Heritage®

    634 Academy Drive

    Northbrook, IL 60062

    828-615-1737 | Direct Line

    cmorrison@healthpro-heritage.com

     

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    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities:

    • 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.

    Qualifications:

     

     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.

    Qualifications

    • 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.

    Recruiter : Email Address

    cmorrison@healthpro-heritage.com

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