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Counselor - School Psychologist

Employer
University of Florida
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 23, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Type
Full Time
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Classification Title:

Counselor

Job Description:

The Counselor will be part of a multidisciplinary clinical team and will be responsible for assessing cognitive abilities and administering testing to children using a variety of instruments and techniques that are appropriate for the individual child. This position will recommend challenging yet achievable cognitive and academic goals for children with different abilities, disabilities, strengths and needs; and develops interventions to achieve these goals.
  • Administers testing to children using a variety of instruments an techniques appropriate to the individual child's needs.
  • Interprets evaluations and assessment results and recommends challenging yet achievable cognitive and academic goals for children with different abilities, disabilities, strengths and needs; and develops interventions to achieve these goals. Applies sound principles of data based decision making to all aspects of practice.
  • Provides trainings and support groups to families, staff, school personnel, therapists and professional organizations.
  • Participates in team integration meetings and in developing appropriate developmental outcomes and strategies as part of the multi-disciplinary team.
Expected Salary:

$60,000 to $73,000 annually depending on education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Professionals with one of the follow credentials are qualified to provide psychosocial counseling:

A social worker with a masters degree or a Ph.D. in social work from a Certified Social Work Education-accredited school of social work.

A Registered Nurse with advanced specialized counseling education and training as a clinical nurse specialist or certified psychiatric nurse.

A Professional licensed to provide clinical, counseling and psychotherapy services by the Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance.

A Counselor with a masters degree in counseling.

A Psychologist with a masters or Ph.D. in psychology.

A masters level or doctoral level graduate student from an accredited school of social work or a psychology or counseling program, under the supervision of a licensed practitioner qualified to supervise such interns.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3 to 5 years as a certified School Psychologist
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures related to the general Education and Exceptional Student Education Services and Eligibility requirements.
  • Knowledge of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA).
  • Knowledge of test administration and interpretation, behavioral assessment procedures, and general child development.
  • Experience working with children who exhibit learning, behavior, and emotional difficulties.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a time-limited position. Time limited positions are based on circumstances, such as funding sources, which control the length of time for which the position is available.

Background Check is Required.

To be considered you must upload your Cover Letter, Resume/CV, and 3 References.

University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville: Visit this link to watch the video.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: Yes

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