Kennedy Krieger Institute

PSYCHOLOGIST II - LOIS T MURRAY

US-MD-Baltimore
Department
Special Education - Lois T. Murray
ID
2597
Pos. Category
Psychology/Psychiatry - Other
1600 Arlington Avenue
# of Hours
40

Overview

JOB ID:  2597

 

the Psychologist II at Lois T. Murray will provide management of clinical behavioral services, including program design and implementation. The Psychologist will also conduct psychological and behavioral assessments as necessary, and monitor self-injurious and aggressive behavior of students. This individual will also provide direct psychological services, per selected IEP's, and adhere to Medical Assistance billing procedures to qualified students. The incumbent will be assigned to work in the school setting for 11 months of the typical year.

 

Responsibilities

  1. Coordinate clinical behavioral services at the Lois Murray School for children with moderate to severe disabilities.
  2. Assume case management duties/responsibilities for students and their families as assigned.
  3. Recruit, hire and supervise behavioral support staff.
  4. Monitor self-injurious and aggressive behaviors of students and supervise behavior protocols in order to minimize injuries for both staff and students while facilitating acquisition of more productive coping strategies for students.
  5. Conduct psychological and behavioral assessments of students when necessary.
  6. Provide consultative services to school staff.
  7. Provide direct services to students per IEP requirements, and adhere to Medical Assistance billing procedures as needed.
  8. In conjunction with the Director, Principal, Vice-Principal and the Social Worker, maintain productive and proactive relationships with parents, with the goals being to maximize parental satisfaction and to facilitate home-school continuity of programming.
  9. Collaborate with the Social Worker to arrange and facilitate parent meetings, trainings, and/or support groups.
  10. Collaborate with the administrative staff to develop and implement an ongoing in-service program for all staff.
  11. Collaborate with administration to develop and implement policies and procedures regarding risk management of students.
  12. Maintain accurate data and records, and provide monthly reports and graphs to administration as requested.

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

Doctorate in psychology is minimally required. 

 

EXPERIENCE:

Previous internship, fellowship or other experience in a school setting, including experience in the evaluation of children with special needs, is required. Must be skilled in the administration and interpretation of instruments and methods used in the psychological assessment of children.

 

RELATED TRAINING:

  • Must be licensed in Maryland by the Board of Examiners of Psychologists
  • Training in applied behavior analysis and behavioral program implementation is required.

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