Bilingual School Psychologist, Consulting Psychologist, Psychologist, School Psychologist
What they do:Diagnose and implement individual or schoolwide interventions or strategies to address educational, behavioral, or developmental issues that adversely impact educational functioning in a school. May address student learning and behavioral problems and counsel students or families. May design and implement performance plans, and evaluate performance. May consult with other school-based personnel.
On the job, you would:
- Compile and interpret students' test results, along with information from teachers and parents, to diagnose conditions and to help assess eligibility for special services.
- Maintain student records, including special education reports, confidential records, records of services provided, and behavioral data.
- Report any pertinent information to the proper authorities in cases of child endangerment, neglect, or abuse.
Math and Science
- sociology and anthropology
- therapy and counseling
Education and Training
- teaching and course design
- customer service
- listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
- reading work related information
- noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
- understanding people's reactions
- looking for ways to help people
- communicate by speaking
- listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
- use rules to solve problems
- make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Self Control
- Social Orientation
You might use software like this on the job:
Word processing software
- Ewing Solutions QuickWriter
- Microsoft Word
Video conferencing software
- Google Meet
Data base user interface and query software
- Centris Group IEP Direct
- Vision Management Consulting IEP PlaNET
Education: (rated 5 of 5)
certificate after master's or
Get started on your career:
New job opportunities are likely in the future.
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