123 Main Street • Atlanta, Georgia • 30339
Home: (555) 555-1234, Cell: (555) 555-1235
Objective: Seek the Position of School Psychologist
SUMMARY: Immensely creative and skillful School Psychologist with more than eight years experience in helping students with their psycho-educational development, their abilities and potentials, and their social-emotional needs; helping students adjust to cultural and environmental factors which influence the learning and adjustment processes.
Summary of Qualifications
Immense knowledge of state and federal regulations regarding the identification and placement of students in special education.
In-depth Knowledge of current theories and methodologies of effective family instructional intervention and behavior modification.
Remarkable knowledge of community support resources and family service agencies.
Profound skill in obtaining, clarifying, and exchanging information.
Immense skill in providing instruction to parents related to the use of behavior modification techniques.
Uncommon ability to communicate effective instructional strategies and interventions, based on synthesis of academic, cognitive, and behavioral assessment data.
Immense ability to maintain confidentiality.
Solid ability to act as a liaison with community family service agencies and other support resources.
Exceptional ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting.
Administer appropriate assessments to students, on referral, interpret results, summarize finding for parents, and report findings via approved district procedures; write intervention plans; ensure that assessments and plans are implemented within stipulated time frames and according to guidelines; process appropriate referral documentation.
Consult and collaborate with parents, school staff, and outside agency personnel regarding mental health, behavioral, social-emotional, and educational concerns, and their implications and means of intervention; meet with parents/guardians on a regular or as-needed basis.
Design and develop procedures for preventing and improving mental health disorders; promote student mental health and learning, and educational systems improvement.
Provide training and other skill-enhancement activities to students, parents, school personnel, and others within the community regarding issues of human development, learning, and behavior, as well as parenting skills, instructional methods, and behavior management.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with various parent support groups, and governmental and community family service agencies; involve these groups in assessment, intervention, and program evaluation procedures; develop network of social referral sources; provide referrals to outside agencies for crisis intervention and grief counseling.
Provide short-term crisis intervention for students referred for psychological and psycho-educational assessments.
Coordinate and assist in the referral of students and their families to appropriate school and community resources as necessary.
Participate with student response team (SRT) in establishing and planning respective roles in modifying a student=s behavior; develop individualized student behavior management programs; make recommendations; provide feedback to SRT members and parents.
Maintain appropriate reports, records, and files; document psychological and developmental histories for each student in caseload; provide summary progress reports and notes within pre-established time frames.
Serve as a consultant to the Board of Education, district and school administrators, teachers, and other staff regarding psychological matters and services within the district.