Some of my duties include:
- Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other staff to find effective solutions to learning and behavior problems. (Student Needs Assessment Committee)
- Help others understand child development and how it affects learning and behavior.
- Evaluate eligibility for special services.
- Assess academic skills, social-emotional functioning, the presence of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, and aptitude for learning in an effort to provide appropriate recommendations to help foster a child’s educational success
- Provide psychological counseling to help resolve problems that interfere with school performance (on a very limited basis.)If a child needs on-going counseling, outside therapy is generally recommended