The School Psychologist is responsible for providing the psychological services related to the management and learning of students with special needs.
1. Provide individual psychological evaluation services as required.
2. Provide student and family counseling as mandated by the Regulations of the Commissioner or stipulated in Individual Educational Plans.
3. Assist in developing procedures for maintaining classroom management related to learning and/or behavioral problems.
4. Assist in communicating directly with teachers and parents the results of psychological evaluations and observations of students, as well as recommendations for procedures to alleviate difficult learning and/or behavioral problems.
5. Communicate with agencies working with students and families.
6. Prepare and maintain up-dated psychological records, including activities such as evaluations, observation of students, and communications with community agencies.
7. Participate in staffing conferences to review the programs and progress of students.
8. Serve as instructor in workshop programs offered for Special Education staff, participating school district staffs and parents.
9. Perform such other professional duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor of Special Education.