Supporting Kids

A Day in the life of the School Psychologist

    • Case manager for school age students with an IEP
    • Support student’s IEP by working with a multidisciplinary team: Consult and collaborate with teachers, Child Study Team members, administrators, guidance, parents, and community agencies
    • Monitor student progress as it relates to classroom performance, grades, behavior and IEP goals
    • Conduct psychological, social/emotional, behavioral evaluations
    • Design and implement Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIP)
    • Collect and analyze data to evaluate the effectiveness of academic programs and other services, such as behavioral management systems.
    • Run Circle of Friends groups
    • Provide classroom lessons (anxiety, anger management, self-regulation, coping skills & etc)
    • Teach pro-social behaviors to students within the school environment
    • Deliver counseling services to students on an individual and group levels as per their IEPs 
    • Facilitates workshops and training for staff in mental health and learning
    • Work with individual students and groups of students to deal with behavioral problems, academic difficulties, and disabilities
    • Provide consultation to parents, teachers, administrators, and others on topics such as learning styles and behavior modification techniques.
    • Assess an individual child’s needs, limitations, and potential, using observation, review of school records, and consultation with parents and school personnel
    • Provide short-term crisis intervention for students
    • Conduct risk assessment