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Intern School Psychologist

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Healthcare
  • Tucson

Requirements

  • Master's Degree en route to completion of School Psychology terminal degree.

Responsibilities

  • The School Psychologist Intern will be a part of a team that works with students with social, emotional and behavioral needs providing counseling, training, clinical case management, therapeutic interventions, de-escalation, pre-crisis and post crisis interventions.
  • This position is supports a day school program that provides special education services to students with intensive behavioral needs. Each classroom is led by a teacher and one to three behavior technicians who assist with classroom management, behavior documentation and reporting, and implementing social/emotional/behavioral interventions. The School Psychologist Intern will be responsible, with the supervision support from a NCSP, to assist in Special Education case management, IEP and MET input, attending IEP and MET meetings, developing, collaborating, and implementing interventions for students, counseling per students IEPs, parent training, as well as providing assistance to parents in accessing outside resources for their child. Other responsibilities include maintenance of appropriate documentation and record-keeping.

DCS is an organization dedicated to working with students with social/emotional and behavioral needs.

Education
Industry
51-200
Employees
2006
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Desert Choice Schools, is a certified K -12 Private Day School approved by the Arizona Department of Education to provide Special Education Services for the following disability categories: Autism (A), Emotional Disability and Emotional Disability-Private (ED) (ED-P), Developmental Delay (DD), Mild Intellectual Disability (MIID), Moderate Intellectual Disability (MOID), Orthopedic Impairment (OI), Other Health Impaired (OHI), Specific Learning Disability (SLD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Visually Impaired (VI), and Speech-Language Impairment (SLI). Desert Choice Schools utilizes a highly-structured, school-wide Positive Behavioral Supports program that teaches students Academic, Social/Emotional and Problem-Solving Strategies. Desert Choice Schools is part of the Learn It Family of Companies, a national organization dedicated to helping all children succeed in school and life.