School Psychologist, Lower Eastern Shore Children’s Center

Location: Salisbury, MD, United States
Date Posted: 07-14-2017
Global Empire, LLC (GHG) is a Healthcare Staffing Company specialized in providing reliable and qualified healthcare professionals for Government contracts nationwide.

We are seeking a School Psychologist for an available contract opportunity. 
Available Position: School Psychologist
Work to be performed at: Maryland State Department of Education/Juvenile Services Education System

Work will be completed at the following regions and facilities:

Baltimore/Central Maryland
Charles H. Hickey School, 2400 Cub Hill Road, Parkville, Maryland 21234
Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center, 200 N. Gay Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Metro/Southern Maryland
Cheltenham Youth Facility, 11001 Frank Tippett Road, Cheltenham, Maryland 20623
Thomas J. S. Waxter Children’s Center, 375 Red Clay Road, SW, Laurel, Maryland 20724
Alfred D. Noyes Children Center, 9925 Blackwell Road, Rockville, Maryland 20850

Western Maryland
Victor Cullen Center, 6000 Cullen Drive, Sabillasville, Maryland 21780
Western Maryland Children’s Center, 18420 Roxbury Road, Hagerstown, Maryland 21740
Meadow Mountain Youth Center, 234 Recovery Road, Grantsville, MD 21535
Savage Mountain Youth Center, 164 Freedom Lane, Lonaconing, Maryland 21539
Green Ridge Youth Center, 10700 Fifteen Mile Creek Road, Flintstone, Maryland 21530
Backbone Mountain Youth Center, 124 Camp 4 Road, Swanton, MD 21562

Eastern Shore Lower 

Lower Eastern Shore Children’s Center, 405 Naylor Mill Road, Salisbury, Maryland 21801
J. Deweese Carter Center, 300 Scheeler Road, Chestertown, Maryland 21620

Background/Scope: The Maryland State Department of Education is responsible for the Juvenile Education Programs in the Department of Juvenile Services (DJS) facilities. Detention centers are designed to provide temporary short-term placements for (1-30 days) for youth who are awaiting adjudication and/or placement in a treatment center. DJS treatment centers are designed to provide long term (6-9 months) care for adjudicated youth.  The contractor shall work primarily with the MSDE/JSES Special Education Coordinator, Compliance Specialist and/or the school-based Principal and Special Educator. 

Service delivery will be approximately 15-20 hours of service per month throughout all Juvenile Services Education program sites.

Period of Performance:  One year.

Duties and Responsibilities
Administers psychological and educational tests and interprets assessment results
Develop typewritten/computer reports in accordance with established criteria on students referred by the IEP team
Provide related services for therapy/counseling as outlined in student’s IEPs and provide make-up sessions as needed
Prepare and submit related service logs on student’s serviced  Attend student’s IEP meetings in person or by phone.
Participate in interdisciplinary meetings to evaluate and discuss the diagnosis, etiology, and treatment of students
Indirect therapy, i.e. consultations with teachers, parents, medical personnel, etc.
Participation in mediation/due process hearings
Assume responsibility for travel to the assigned facility
Communicating with families/guardians per the IEP
Using and completing appropriate MSDE/JSES forms only, such as IEPs, caseload logs, workload study forms, contractor timesheets and progress reports.

Contractor is NOT obligated to:
Attend school staff meetings
Participate in school-wide duties
Participate in the administration of state assessments

Psychologists shall have a minimum of one year experience in the following areas:
1. Practical knowledge of the Psychological concepts and special education eligibility criteria under IDEA
2. Practical knowledge of appropriate psychological services
3. Skill in administering assessments and interpreting results as they apply to Individualized Educational Programs (IEP)
4. Development and implementation of behavioral and social skills interventions for adolescents
5. Experience developing counseling IEP goals and objectives
6. Experience in the provision of counseling/psychological services to students as they apply to IEP’s B.

Education Requirements:
1. School Psychologist(s) shall possess:
a. A Master’s Degree in Psychology, Education, or Human Development.
b. Possession of a current Maryland State Department of Education School Psychologist Certificate.

Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
2151 Linglestown Road, Suite 180 Harrisburg, PA 17110
Email: Tel. 717-364-6181  Fax: 717-412-2100 
GHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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