SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST PROVIDENCE COUNTY FULL TIME
CBS Therapy - RI
CBS Therapy is a locally based therapy company created by therapists for therapists. Unlike other therapy companies, CBS Therapy Directors are practicing SLP’s and are accessible to any staff member. They speak your language and share your challenges. CBS Therapy is interested in helping SLP’s find rewarding experiences that are tailor-made for their strengths, interests and schedules.
Diagnostic team member
Provide services according to student IEP’s
Provide individual and group services to children and/or parents that emphasize improved educational performance and/or conduct
Screen and evaluate referred children including selecting appropriate instruments, administering tests, observations, and writing reports which state the evaluation findings and provide for educational program recommendations
Participate as a member of the multi-disciplinary team and the individualized education program (IEP) committee contributing evaluation findings and collaborating on the child’s educational plan
Provide collaborative consultation and documentation of results including assisting basic education staff with suggestions and implementation of RTI, pre-referral intervention strategies, and providing recommendations and modifications to assist basic education staff in working with special education students in the classroom setting
Consult with parents, teachers, and other appropriate staff regarding the child’s program and any adaptations/materials needed to facilitate improved performance in the classroom or at home
Provide direct services through a variety of methods (e.g. classroom presentations, co-teaching in general education settings, in-services to staff/parents, etc.) as needed
Maintain appropriate data on students to document current levels of performance and other pertinent information. Re-evaluate, as appropriate, to determine extent of progress and effectiveness of therapy.
Establish and monitor the necessary caseloads, procedures, and resources to manage school psychologist services to students/staff and work cooperatively to accomplish the goals of the IEP
Supervise assigned para-educators
Adhere to the ethical standards and codes of the profession and to the established rules, regulations, and laws governing special education programs. Participate in activities that promote professional development and use clinical/educational research to enhance therapy services.
Ability to convey evaluation findings and other treatment data with sensitivity and compassion
Ability to maintain professional boundaries
Must be patient in dealing with children with special needs and their families
Requires proven professionalism and the ability to deal effectively with students, families, caregivers, school administration, and a variety of internal and external resources.
Master’s Degree in Psychology from an accredited institution required. RI Department of Education certification pre-k through 12 required
Job Type: Full-time