Los Angeles (Downtown), California
Green Dot Public Schools
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Green Dot will hire up to six full-time interns. Interns will be assigned to carefully selected high schools and middle schools. This full-time assignment is four days, per week; part-time assignments are offered with specific special circumstances and the assignment is two days per week. Interns will be assigned to two (2) separate sites with different supervisors at each site to get a breadth of experience. We are looking to hire for these positions by March 2021 with a start date of August 2021. The application process will close on March 1, 2021.
Complete Psycho-educational assessments (including but not limited to initial evaluations, triennial evaluations, manifestation determinations, functional behavioral assessments, social-emotional evaluations, etc.)
Present assessment results at IEP meetings.
Provide support and consultation to teachers, staff, and administrators
Provide short-term, solution-focused counseling services to students individually and/or in groups
Provide crisis intervention including suicide and threat assessments
Support staff in the MTSS and SST process, developing and implementing academic and behavioral interventions
Attend bi-weekly (Fall Semester) and monthly (Spring Semester) intern meetings
Write behavior support plans and support teachers with implementation
Consult and collaborate with students, parents, staff, administrators and community agencies
Communicate program requirements and professional interests to be fulfilled during internship
Arrange well in advance for any time off
Show independence and initiative in work ethic
Keep supervisors informed of projects for University coursework and any unusual circumstances or special needs
Be organized, anticipate changes, and plan ahead to manage time efficiently
Sign and adhere to district Code of Ethics and Sexual Harassment policies
Professional Development for Interns
Specific training for the interns will be provided on the following:
Development of skills within the 10 NASP Domains
Training teachers and staff on implementation of various academic and behavioral interventions
Training teachers and staff to collect data, progress monitor, and make data-based decisions
Implementing Tier 1 & 2 Interventions as pilots for schools to replicate in classrooms
Using alternative and Curriculum Based Assessments in psycho-educational evaluations for special education
Assist administrators in implementing SST process on campus. Work to facilitate fidelity to SST process.
Crisis Intervention training and certification through the PREPARE Curriculum
Additional supervision will be provided through:
Regular individual supervision meetings with site supervisors
Regular group supervision meetings with training on:
* Guest speakers for domestic violence, gang interventions, grief support, teen parenting, etc.
* Conducting Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA) and writing Behavior Support Plans (BSP)
* Assessing ELL students
* Using alternative measures and training in the administration of curriculum based assessments to write psycho-educational evaluations
Must be enrolled in a NASP-accredited graduate school program for School Psychology
If part-time, interns must be available to complete no less than 2 days/week with the Green Dot Public School District
Full-time interns must be available to complete 4 days/week.
Eligible for the PPS Internship Credential
Must have written a complete psycho-educational report
This is an unpaid position.
NOTE: This application will require you to submit a resume, cover letter and two (2) letters of recommendation. Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.
We are looking to hire for these positions by March 2021 with a start date of August 2021. The application process will close on March 1, 2021.
Questions about these positions can be directed to Deidra Smith, Special Education Program Administrator at .
Green Dot California Home Office
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