CHILD PSYCHOLOGIST

LSS - Uncasville

Bradley Schools

Uncasville, Connecticut ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3315580
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : July 7, 2020
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Under the general supervision of the Clinical Director, the Staff Psychologist independently provides school-based psychological assessment, treatment, and consultation for students attending the Bradley Schools. Staff Psychologists also may provide supervision of undergraduate, graduate, and/or postdoctoral psychology trainees.

RESPONSIBILITIES
•Keeping current and knowledgeable regarding the medical, developmental, and family histories, clinical diagnoses, and treatment protocols of students on assigned teams.
•Providing quality clinical services to all assigned students.
•Providing leadership and role modeling to multidisciplinary staff in maintaining a standard of high-quality care for all students within the school program.
•Reviewing all available student records prior to admission for students on assigned teams and sharing relevant information with the appropriate team members.
•Overseeing and coordinating plans for the assessment, treatment, and education of all students in assigned classrooms.
•Leading weekly team meetings, as well as formal meetings that include parents, school district personnel, or other community professionals (e.g., IEP/PPT meetings, behavioral reviews, transition planning meetings) for all students in assigned classrooms.
•Producing high-quality team reports, letters, or other required documentation in a timely manner.
•Using effective leadership, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills to maintain effective functioning of assigned teams.
•Maintaining a balance of clinical and systemic perspectives in leading assigned teams.
•Providing diagnostic assessment services for students, as needed.
•Supervising the interpretation of classroom-based assessment data in the planning, implementation, and review phases of treatment for students.
•Providing case management, as assigned.
•Providing individual, family, and/or group therapy, as assigned.
•Providing consultation regarding behavior management, as assigned.
•Providing outpatient consultation, as assigned.
•Completing all required psychological reports and records in a professional and timely manner, as assigned.
•Providing in-service education opportunities for school staff, as well as in the community, as requested.
•Performing other leadership duties, as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS
•Requires a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, as well as state licensure or eligibility for state licensure. A postdoctoral fellowship in a relevant area is preferred. Consideration may be given to licensed psychologists with doctorates in Counseling or School Psychology, if they evidence specific skill in providing clinical/administrative services within the Bradley School or similar settings.
•Requires demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to school-aged youth, with consideration of developmental processes, as well as cultural, familial, and individual factors that may influence educational, emotional, and behavioral functioning and progress.
•One to two years of supervised postdoctoral experience within the field of Clinical Child and Adolescent psychology preferred.
•Work is within a school classroom and/or office environment. Employees in this position work in a special education setting under stressful conditions associated with care of students with severe emotional, behavioral, and/or developmental challenges (which may include aggressive and/or self-injurious behaviors).

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > Psychologist
  • Employer Description

    Lifespan School Solutions is the parent corporation of the Bradley Schools, and provides services to other programs as well. They provide special education oversight, clinical coordination, technical assistance and administrative support to the schools.

    Our Mission

    The mission of Lifespan School Solutions, Inc. is to provide innovative, comprehensive, and individualized educational services. Our goal is to support the academic and social-emotional development of students, in order for them to achieve their full potential.

    Lifespan School Solutions admits students of any race, color, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, disability, national origin and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at its schools. Lifespan School Solutions does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, disability, national origin and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, referral and admission policies, and other school-administered programs. Learn more about us...


    Location Description

    This is the latest site of the Lifespan School Solutions Bradley Schools, now expanding into nearby Connecticut to serve the more complex special education needs of the New London Region. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Bradley Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Doctorate degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • James Cole , Recruiter
    • 167 Point St
    • Coro East, Suite 2A
    • Providence, Rhode Island 02903

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