CareerStaff Unlimited School Psychologist in Detroit, Michigan
School Psychologist (SP)- Detroit, MI
We have a great opportunity for a qualified SP to work in the Detroit School District for the 2017/2018 school year. As a therapist within the district you will be scheduled5 days per week, 7 hours per day.Therapists that enjoy this assignment are invited to return to the school district year after year. Please submit your resume today toBrittany Merner.for immediate consideration. We look forward to having you join our amazing team of therapists! In addition to the standard benefits, out therapists are preferred in a number of school districts in the Michigan area.
More about the Position:
Therapists Unlimited partners with companies around the county to raise the bar in healthcare by setting new standards for quality care and personalized service. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of current federal and state special education laws and local guidelines
Ability to identify at-risk students and develop research based academic and behavioral interventions in the least restrictive environment
Ability to administer full psychological/academic/social- emotional evaluations for students aged birth to 26 years
Demonstrate general knowledge of disability areas in special education with specific knowledge in cognitive impairment, early childhood developmental delay, specific learning disability, other health impaired/ADHD, and traumatic brain disorder
Ability to successfully collaborate with staff and implement District Initiatives
Coordinate and/or participate in the Multidisciplinary Evaluation Team/Individual Education Planning Team Meeting process
Complete psych-educational assessments to assist in the determination of special education eligibility. Must have an understating of the IEP Process and the ability to develop Individual Education Plans, Multidisciplinary Team Reports and Evaluation Review Reports.
Ability to provide crisis prevention, intervention, brief and situational psychotherapy
Ability to provide professional development to schools in order to update them on special education laws and best practice strategies to improve student achievement
Must maintain confidential and electronic record in accordance with privacy laws
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Professional consultation with student, parents and stuff
Working knowledge of basic technological, proficiency in software related to Special Education and Psychological Services
Attend meetings and professional development activities as required
Perform all other applicable responsibilities as assigned by the Principal (or Designee)
School Psychologist SP Job Requirements:
Candidate must possess a Masters or Specialist Degree from an accredited school psychology- training program
Valid Permanent State of Michigan School Psychologist Certification or provisional State of Michigan School Psychologist Certification
Required is a minimum of two (2) years' experience working with school-aged children and families;
Experience and knowledge of diverse population of students with varying abilities and needs
Candidate is required to demonstrate knowledge of disability areas in special education; mastery administering psychological, academic, social/emotional assessments and research-based interventions
candidate must have ability to: travel inside the district to different work locations within a given day; and be physically able to transport testing kits, protocol, and individual computer equipment (laptop computer and portable printer)Additional Benefits for a School Psychologist SP:
Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
Continuing Education & 401(K)
Weekly Pay with Direct Deposit
Guaranteed Hours (based on opportunity)
Once hired in our system you can work whenever you want with our 30 local offices nationwide!
About Therapists Unlimited and Our Company:
Therapists Unlimited is comprised of a diverse team of the nation’s most talented Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, and School Psychologists and has been a leading provider of personnel services for more than 25 years. Our clinicians are experienced in a variety of settings and represent a vast array of specialized services.
The secret to our success is simple:
our management team sets extraordinarily high standards, and we refuse to compromise on the quality of our personnel or the caliber of service that we give to our clients and employees. Our 30 locally run offices allow us to provide personalized support in each community while still benefiting from the national resources and assistance of our larger CareerStaff Unlimited family.
CareerStaff Unlimited is an Equal Opportunity Employer.