The Stepping Stones Group is currently interviewing for Full-Year (Stipend Paid) School Psychologist Internship openings for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year within Christina School District in Wilmington, DE! Internship would cover the total hours as required by your university specialist level program and would be under the supervision of an on-site, NASP approved School Psychologist.
JOB GOAL AND DESCRIPTION
To function as a member of the total educational team and bring specialized knowledge and skills related to learning processes, techniques of assessment of learning and social adjustment, research design, and modification of behaviors. This internship will be a minimum of 1200 hours. It is understood that the Intern will complete the entire school year which may exceed the 1200 minimum hours requirement.
- Currently enrolled in a program of School Psychology, graduating with at least a Master’s degree and the ability to be certified in School Psychology.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Knowledge and basic skills in assessment practices and methods.
- Knowledge and basic skills in counseling practices and methods.
- Ability to plan, implement, evaluate and report activities conducted.
- Ability to communicate effectively in writing and to prepare written and electronic documents.
- Ability to communicate orally, both in person and by telephone.
- Ability to travel to meetings, other campuses and counseling sites.
- Ability to present oneself in an appropriately personable and professional manner to students, staff, and parents.
- Ability to receive and utilize constructive feedback regarding performance, presentations, and relationships with others.
- Ability to be both consistent and flexible as circumstances warrant.
- Ability to remain calm and supportive in psychological emergencies and/or crises when provided with appropriate supervision and direction.
- Ability to perform assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner.
- Ability to perform assigned tasks with a high standard of quality.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Complete the Intern Preparation Program with all competencies attained.
- Consult with teachers, administrators, parents, and other appropriate personnel regarding students’ educational needs.
- Utilize psychological methods, instruments and techniques for purposes of measurement, understanding, and prediction of learning and behavior in the school child.
- Produce, in a timely manner, reports reflecting the results of the above measurements to be used by school and staff personnel in determining eligibility and designing Individual Educational Plans for students, as needed.
- Counsel students using psychological principles and techniques for the purpose of improving communications, socialization, adjustment, adaptation, and achievement.
- Utilize learning theory and principles to aid teachers or parents with individual child and/or group behavior management.
- Participation in Manifestation Determination meetings, including preparation and facilitation of said meetings.
- Participation in development, implementation, and progress monitoring of FBA/BIP.
- Plan and/or participate in educational research aimed at improving instructional programs, as needed.
- Attend and conduct in-service meetings and conferences to develop professional attitudes and skills, as needed.
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