The school psychologist is comprehensively trained in the areas of individual testing for intellectual assessment and personality dynamics. Each psychologist works in his assigned schools under the supervision of the supervisor of special services. The school psychologist plays an important role in providing counseling services for students and/or linking the family with outside counseling sources.
a. Administers individual psychological evaluations.
b. Interprets results of evaluation to parents, when appropriate.
c. Advises teachers of evaluation results and offers recommendations.
d. Prepares a comprehensive psychological report following evaluation.
e. Provides individual and group counseling to students identified in need of this service.
f. Participates in Planning and Placement Team meetings in order to share information and insights garnered through evaluation and counseling
g. Communicates with outside mental health facilities regarding students.
h. Keeps abreast of psychological developments and trends through professional conferences, visits to other schools and professional reading.
i. Participates in inservice workshops and curriculum planning.
j. Makes a continuous effort to inform the school and community about the nature and purpose of the program.
k. Assumes responsibility for the requisitioning of equipment and supplies according to accepted budget procedures.
l. Arranges for conferences with pupils, principals, and other staff members to share information.
m. Assumes responsibility for care, inventory and the ordering of psychological tests and supplies.
n. Prepares special projects, develops research reports and participates in small group committees at the request of the supervisor of special services.
Qualifications: Must possess Connecticut certification #070
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