Do you enjoy seeing children “rise above”, make positive changes, and blossom? Do you enjoy collaborating with a multi-disciplinary team of behavioral health professionals?
Then considering joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
Being a School Psychologist at Devereux (Pottsgrove) has its Advantages
You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We Offer:
Ability to conduct school-wide and class-wide climate assessments, provide behavioral consultation services to teachers, and participate in outcome initiatives.
Ability to consult with district and/or school leadership teams to improve school climate and student behaviors.
Develop and implement training programs using an active training style.
Participate in the design and implementation of applied research and engage in data-based decision making at the school and individual student levels.
The Center for Effective Schools (CES) is a non-profit research and training center dedicated to building the capacity of schools and other child-serving institutions to better serve children and adolescents with, and at risk for developing, emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD). This mission is accomplished through training, consultation and applied research. The CES is a division of Devereux’s Institute of Clinical and Professional Training and Research. Established in 1999, the CES is located in King of Prussia, PA, just outside of Philadelphia. From its inception, the primary focus of the organization was and continues to be addressing the needs of children with and at risk for EBD and their families by promoting effective practices, informed by scientific evidence, to improve lives. Learn more at www.centerforeffectiveschools.org .
Reporting to the Director for CES, the School Psychologist will provide a full range of school psychological services to children ages 5-21, including assessment and intervention planning, consultation, and systems support. These services may be provided on assignment in a traditional school setting or as part of the CES team.
What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visithttps://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.
Keywords: school psychologist, PDE educational specialist, school psychology, PsyD, PhD, National Association of School Psychologists, NASP
MEd or EdS in School PsychologyMEd or EdS in School Psychology
Active PA Dept of Education Educational Specialist Certification in School Psychology.
Strong written communication and time management skills. Demonstrates a working knowledge of current research-based professional practices in school psychology and education. Experience working in schools.
Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Some walking, sitting, and standing. Some lifting and/or managing resistance required related to applying physical intervention techniques. Some repetitive wrist/hand movements, normal hearing and vision. Regular use of computers and office equipment. Infrequent driving of Devereux vehicles for business purposes. Ability to meet 100% mastery of essential S&PA techniques.
Posted Date 2 months ago (11/29/2021 8:13 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-21263
Position Type Full-Time