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LSSP - Cleburne ISD

Position Title: LSSP

Employer Name: Cleburne ISD

City and State: Cleburne Texas

Date position is available: 09/12/2019

Position Description: LSSP Qualifications:Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) Master’s degree in psychology from accredited college or university Valid Texas license as a licensed specialist in school psychology granted by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists*Special Knowledge/Skills:Knowledge of measurement of behavior Knowledge of displaying and interpreting behavioral data Knowledge of behavioral change procedures and systems support Knowledge of procedures for assessing behavioral functioning for educational purposesKnowledge of prevention and intervention strategies, including behavior management interventions Knowledge of current methods and techniques of applied behavior analysis including functional behavior assessment, functional communication training, discrete trial training, TEACCH, and other confirmed evidence based practices. Knowledge of psycho-social development Strong consultation skills for conferencing with teachers, parents, and students Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills CPI/ABA training preferred Experience:Two years experience providing behavioral services Three years experience providing psychological services in the public school to provide supervision of an intern or trainee**Major Responsibilities and Duties:Assessment 1.Select and administer assessments and observations to evaluate the emotional and behavioral functioning of referred students.2.Analyze and interpret behavioral data.3.Develop functional behavioral assessments and behavior management plans.4.Participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee to assist with appropriate placement and development of Individual Education Plans (IEP) for students according to district procedures. Consultation 5.Conduct group, individual, and family counseling sessions and facilitative therapy for students with diagnosed problems.6.Serve as consultant on mental health topics for instructors in the school health program.7.Consult with school staff regarding implementation of behavior intervention plans and in managing behaviorally disruptive students.8.Provide staff development training in assigned schools to assist school personnel with identification and understanding of students with emotional, social, and behavioral disturbances.9.Meet with parents to discuss pertinent background information and assessment results.10.Consult with teachers and relevant staff concerning the educational needs of students and interpretation of assessment data.11.Provide intensive staffing in support of specific behavioral IEP components 12.Consult with classroom teachers regarding management of student behavior according to IEP. 13. Consult with psychologists, psychiatrists, medical doctors, and community agencies concerning intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students as needed. IEP Development and Program 14.Develop and maintain effective individual and group relationships with students and parents.15.Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of behavioral services and assessment procedures and make changes based on findings.16.Assist in the selection of assessment materials and equipment.17.Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required, including case records, test results, statistical data, and test inventories.18.Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy in the areas of psychological services, assessment, placement, and planning for special education services.19.Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations.School Visitation 20.Establish and maintains campus visitation.21.Observe informal interactions between teacher(s) and student(s).Communication 22.Maintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors.23.Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.24.Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.Program Management/License 25.Participate in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment and obtain appropriate number of continuing education hours necessary to maintain license(s).26.Provide clinical supervision to intern or trainee, as needed.**27.Maintain ethical standards as required by the state psychology board.28.Complete all other duties as assigned.Other 29.Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.30.Assist parents, diagnosticians, speech language pathologist, community services personnel, classroom teachers, and instructional support teams in early identification, assessment and intervention planning for students on autism spectrum.Supervisory Responsibilities:None.Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:Maintain emotional control under stress. Regular district-wide travel to multiple work locations as assigned; moderate lifting and carrying. May be required to lift and transfer students.*Note: The correct title for the person holding the Licensed Specialist in School Psychology is Licensed Specialist in School Psychology or LSSP. Only individuals who meet the requirements of Chapter 22 Texas Administrative Code §467.2 may refer to themselves as school psychologists (i.e., hold a doctorate in area of specialization).**Note: An LSSP must have a minimum of three years of experience providing psychological services in the public school to provide supervision of an intern or trainee.The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

Number of contract days: 207

Salary Range: ADMIN 2 PAY GRADE

Employer contact info:

Cory  Borden
Special Education Executive Director
505 N Ridgeway Ste 100
Cleburne, Texas 76033
[email protected]

Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) - Gregory Portland ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP)


City and State: Portland, TX

Date position is available: 09/09/2019

Position Description: Perform professional psychological work in assessment, behavior management, and counseling for students with emotional disabilities, learning disabilities, and behavioral problems. Assess the psychological and psycho-educational needs of students referred to special education services and provide support through individualized, prescriptive education plans.Qualifications:Education/Certification:Master’s or Specialist degree in school psychology from accredited college/university Valid Texas license as a licensed specialist in school psychology granted by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists* OR Verification of completion of all coursework and practicum experience from a school psychology program and recommendation from the program that the student is eligible to enter in to a school psychology internship Special Knowledge/Skills:Knowledge of procedures for assessing achievement and intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning for educational purposes Knowledge of prevention and intervention strategies, including behavior management interventions Knowledge of psycho-social development Knowledge of individual and group counseling practices and techniques Strong consultation skills for conferencing with teachers, parents, and students Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Experience:Two years experience providing special education or psychological services in an educational setting Practicum and/or internship completed in a public school setting preferred

Number of contract days: 197

Salary Range: $59,100-73,875

Employer contact info:

Elizabeth Sanchez
Secretary - Human Resources
608 College St.
Portland, Texas 78374
[email protected]

Licensed Specialist in School Psychology - Midland ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: Midland ISD

City and State: Midland, TX

Date position is available: 08/23/2019

Position Description: POSITION: SpEd Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP)REPORTS TO: Executive Director Special Education DEPT./SCHOOL: Special Education WAGE/HOUR STATUS: Exempt PAY GRADE: 3 NO. OF DAYS: 197 EDUCATION: Master’s Degree in School Psychology Licensed by the Texas Board of Examiners of Psychology as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) Position Function/Purpose Serve on the district’s special education program’s assessment team. Conduct psychological evaluations of referred students. Plan and manage the psychological services program for students and parents. Coordinate inter agency referrals and agreements. Provide training for teachers in special teaching methods and behavioral intervention. Provide supervision as needed by MISD for psychology interns, psychologists with temporary licensing, and Licensed Specialists with less than three years of experience.

Number of contract days: 197 Days

Salary Range: Pay Grade 3

Employer contact info: Special Services

Dawn Miller
Executive Director of Special Services
615 W Missouri
Midland, Texas 79701
[email protected]

LSSP - Odessa/Midland

Position Title: LSSP

Employer Name: PermiaCare

City and State: Odessa/Midland, TX

Date position is available: 08/01/2019

Position Description: Conduct assessment and testing for Diagnosis of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD), determining eligibility for IDD services. Prepare evaluation of results and submit to IDD Director. This is a part time position.

Number of contract days: 10-20 hours per week/can be after school or weekends

Salary Range: $60-$80 per hour

Employer contact info: Pam Shurley

Pam Shurley
Director IDD Services
400 N. Carver
Midland, TX 79701
[email protected]
432-570-3385, x3106

School Psychologist - HISD

Position Title: School Psychologist

Employer Name: Houston Independent School District (HISD)

City and State: Houston, TX

Date position is available: 08/13/2019

Position Description: The Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) - Behavior Intervention performs professional psychological work in consultation and behavior management and serves as a professional development trainer and coach for campus professionals to implement a common district-wide language and structure associated with Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS). The LSSP-Behavior Intervention recognizes and addresses school-wide and individual social, emotional, and behavioral concerns that hinder academic growth. The LSSP – Behavior Intervention provides school level consultation to support campuses on the use of multi-tiered systems of supports to address student social and emotional needs and promote mental health awareness.

Number of contract days: 12 months

Salary Range: $55K - $92K/year

Employer contact info: Send resumes to Mary Kinnett, [email protected]

Rocio Saldana
Leadership Recruiter
4400 W. 18th Street
Houston, Texas 77092
[email protected]

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