FALL RIVER PUBLIC
: School Psychologist
Certification as School Psychologist in Massachusetts
Director of Special Education
To administer, interpret, utilize psychological tests,
functional behavior assessments and other evaluation materials,
both objective and subjective, and prepare profiles and
To help school teams use evaluation and observation data to
plan instruction that will help students meet learning
standards and access curriculum.
To identify students in need of support and/or referral
services through observation, data collection, informal and
formal evaluation, and assist school personnel in the
implementation and coordination of appropriate action
To assist school teams in analyzing learning environments to
provide optimum conditions for pro-social interactions.
To assist school teams in developing, implementing, and
monitoring behavior intervention plans for children
experiencing difficulty in regular and special education
To provide on-going consultation and modeling of therapeutic
strategies for teaching teams and support staff dealing with
dysfunctional and/or challenging children in regular or special
To provide consultation and modeling for parents as needed;
such services may require in-home/after-school scheduling.
Conduct individual, group, or facilitative therapy for children
whose diagnosed problems would benefit from such
Conduct in-service training for school personnel and parents
regarding appropriate behavior techniques and strategies.
Act as liaison and case manager for students who are involved
with community professionals or mental health and social
Chair evaluation, review, and re-evaluation meetings when
designated by the Special Education Supervisor
Maintain case records on all referred students.
Attend staff, professional, and inter-agency meetings.
Conduct appropriate research and demonstrate understanding of
current theory(ies) in fields of psychological/social
Perform other duties deemed necessary by the Director of
SALARY AND TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
: In accordance with the FRAA contract.
The Fall River Public Schools offers all
programs, activities, and employment opportunities without
regard to race, color, sex, religion, national
origin, sexual orientation, and disability.