THE FUNCTION OF THE IN THE. Division of Special. Department of Education Baltimore Public Schools 1953

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "THE FUNCTION OF THE IN THE. Division of Special. Department of Education Baltimore Public Schools 1953"

Transcription

1 THE FUNCTION OF THE SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER IN THE BALTIMORE PUBLIC SCHOOLS Division of Special Services Department of Education Baltimore Public Schools 1953

2 The Function of the School Social Worker in the Baltimore Public Schools This statement was formulated by a committee of the School Social Work staff of the Division of Special Services in the Baltimore City Department of Education. This committee grew out of the staff's program of inservice training and developed as a response to a strongly felt need. It was a difficult, involved, and time-consuming job. I authorize its distribution with the utmost enthusiasm, for I feel it will be useful to all of our colleagues, in our own school system, in other systems, and in the f arflung reaches of related disciplines. ARTHUR LICHTENSTEIN Director Division of Special Services

3 Superintendent's Foreword As we have learned more about human behavior, it has become increasingly clear that the successful teaching and learning of factual material, skills, and above all the ability to distinguish among values must rest upon more than concern for the facts, the skills, and the values themselves. Unless the most careful attention is directed to understanding each child, to capitalizing upon his strengths and minimizing his weaknesses, much of the effort of both teacher and pupil will be wasted or frustrated. As a result of this knowledge the training of teachers has been substantially altered in recent years, with the result that many classroom teachers are now far more competent in dealing with the problems of emotional and social adjustment than all but the most creative were in the past. Despite the greatly increased sensitivity and competence of classroom teachers in this area, the problems of many children are such as to require the services of specialists who have the time, the facilities, and the professional training needed to deal with the most serious cases of malad justmen!. To fortify the work of the classroom teacher through the use of social case work, clinical psychology, and psychiatry, we have organized in the Baltimore Public Schools our Division of Special Services. Although the work of this Division involves the use of many different disciplines, much of what is accomplished comes about because of the skill and devotion of the School Social Workers. In providing bridges and channels of communication between the classroom and the home on the one hand, and the many specialized facilities of the community on the other, by seeing to it that every appropriate resource is brought to hear upon the case of each individual child who has special need, this staff makes it possible every year for many hundreds of children to gain greater profit from their education and to become stronger people. The entire staff of the Baltimore Public Schools is appreciative of the efforts and the success of this group of our colleagues. We are happy to present in this pamphlet a brief statement of the objectives they seek and the procedures they use. JOHN H. FISCHER Superintendent of Public Instruction

4

5 Parent Work with the parent, too, is an integral part of the process. The school social worker helps the parents to accept the child's need for help, and to understand what he, the responsible parent, can do to bring about desirable changes. As a relationship develops between worker and parent, they work together toward changing those factors in home, school, or community that are contributory to the problem and that can be changed. The worker not only makes kuown to the parent what school and other community resources are available to assist in dealing with the problem, but he also helps the parent to accept and to use these services. In all this, it should be noted, the parent continues to hold final responsibility and to make final decisions. (An exception is cases of neglect as defined by law.) WORK WITH DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Teacher The teacher is one of the most important persons in a child's life. With the teacher's help, the child learns not only the fundamentals of the subject matter of education, but also learns the give-and-take of personal relationships and how to get along in the group. If a child's progress begins to suffer or break down, the teacher may turn to the school social worker for help. From then on, the teacher and the worker share responsibility in trying to help the child reach desirable goals. By regular conferences, they, too, build a continuing relationship. It is a professional one on the child's behalf. With a teamwork approach they explore and evaluate the situation, each bringing his own specialized knowledge and skill to bear on the problem. They discuss what each is able to do or not do. They exchange information gained from their study of and experience with the child-the one chiefly from the standpoint of school, the other from the standpoint of home and community. They consider what the child himself can do. Principal The principal is responsible for his school. Not only is he the administrator, but also he has an intimate kuowledge of educational skills and problems of staff, pupils, and community. Because of this, the principal and school social worker consult each other regularly in order to plan for the best service of

6 the worker to the school and to the child. Both worker and principal come to rely on this mutual consultation. Other School The school social worker works cooperatively Personnel with other personnel within the school. The counselor, nurse, home visitor, reading or speech specialists, and others are resources of help, and it is the worker's responsibility to seek and to coordinate their services on hehalf of children with whom he is working. Each specialist contributes his own unique skill and understanding; through conference each works out how he may best help as a part of a team. Other Personnel in the Division of Special Services The school social worker likewise uses the teamwork approach in working with other staff members in the Division of Special Services-director, supervisor, consulting psychiatrists, and psychologists. The director is responsible for the Division's work, and workers consult him often 'about administrative matters such as the relation of school social service to the Department of Education as a whole. Through the worker's regular conferences with his supervisor, the two reach decisions ahout children who seem to require psychiatric or psychological consultation. In their ensuing consultations with the psychiatrist or the psychologist, the worker and supervisor pose questions based on their more intimate and continuing knowledge of the situationquestions, for example, about the effect of forces operating in the child's situation, about his personality generally, or about his capacity and readiness to benefit from help of such specialists or from further case work help. If psychological study or psychiatric treatment is recommended, the worker and supervisor consider where these may be obtained and steps in preparing child and parent to use them. Personnel in Other Divisions The school social worker works cooperatively with administrative and specialist personnel throughout the Department of Education. Matters of testing, placement, student employment, curriculum adjustment, and other special arrangements for a child are discussed with the appropriate divisions so that the best interests of the child may be served.

7 WORK WITH COMMUNITY AGENCIES AND GROUPS Resources The school social worker is responsible for knowing resources of the community available to the child and family, the function of these agencies and groups, and the process involved in referring parents and children to them. The resource agency recommended by the worker depends on the child's or family's problem. If family or child is ready for such referral, the worker helps them to contact the agency; if they are not ready, he is responsible for helping them to decide whether or not they want to use the agency (when there is a choice) and also how to do so. This process may require a long-term or short-term contact before decision is reached. One community resource used is the Juvenile Court. Cases of neglect, dependency, delinquency, and non-attendance are brought into Court by the school social worker through the Division's court representative.* Records and Research The school social worker keeps confidential running records. They are essential to continuity, planning, review, and evaluation of work. Records facilitate transferring a case from one worker to another and sharing with another agency the Division's contact with family or child. In addition to these immediate uses, records serve as a body of data for research in such areas as emotional disorders, social maladjustment, and unmet community needs. Consu'tation OTHER RESPONSIBILITIESOF THE SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER The school social worker provides a consultation service for school personnel regarding children who mayor may not be referred later for service. For example, members of the school staff often want to discuss behavior or adjustment of certain children, or their own understanding of a child's development, or how they are working with a child in the classroom, or how they feel about a child's relationship to them individually. This type of consultation is an effective preventive service. * Not all children who go to court are referred to a school social worker.

8 Interpretation and Inherent in the school social worker's Community Planning job is the responsibility to bring to school and community an interpretation of his function, as well as an awareness of other services offered by the Division of Special Services and especially its integration with social agencies and groups in the community at large. As representatives of a participating agency, school social workers take part in community movements to deal with problems of unmet needs. Workshops for Teachers School social workers are responsible for planning with the director for workshops on subjects suggested by teachers in fields related to Division services, and for participating in them. Service to The program of "Highwood", the farm-like school Highwood for boys who are presenting problems of emotional or social maladjustment, has the services of a school social worker. t Work with Training Schools A school social worker renders short-term service to children who are released or paroled from state training schools for delinquent children. Primarily this function is to effect helpful and adequate school placements for boys and girls returning to their communities. Waivers of Tuition Fee In some situations, it is necessary for children of non-resident parents to attend Baltimore public schools. In cases where paying tuition is impossible, applicants are referred to the Division of Special Services to consider whether or not they meet eligibility requirements for waiver of tuition fees. A school social worker interviews applicants and makes tentative recommendation; the final decision rests with the Board of School Commissioners. t Construction is under way on a similar known as the Bragg School. school for Negro boys, to be

Position Description

Position Description Teacher As set by state certification authorities. Principal/Assistant Principal Teacher Assistants, Volunteers, Para-professionals, and college students assigned for clinical experience. To lead students

More information

To help improve the educational experience and general wellbeing of those students who are unable to profit from the existing school program.

To help improve the educational experience and general wellbeing of those students who are unable to profit from the existing school program. LOCATOR: 3.01 TITLE: School Psychologist QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Valid Connecticut certification with endorsement as psychologist. 2. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate

More information

School Psychology Program Department of Educational Psychology 2014-2015. Description of Internship in School Psychology

School Psychology Program Department of Educational Psychology 2014-2015. Description of Internship in School Psychology EPSY 5491 - School Psychology Internship EPSY 6491 - Doctoral Internship in School Psychology Credit Hours - 3 to 6 Director of Internship - Thomas J. Kehle, Ph.D. School Psychology Program Department

More information

ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SCHOOL - BASED DAY TREATMENT PROGRAMS GUIDELINES

ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SCHOOL - BASED DAY TREATMENT PROGRAMS GUIDELINES ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SCHOOL - BASED DAY TREATMENT PROGRAMS GUIDELINES I. DESCRIPTION A. Day Treatment is the most intensive non-residential program that can be provided over an extended period

More information

Certified Staff Position (Job Description)

Certified Staff Position (Job Description) Certified Staff Position (Job Description) Title: Principal 1. Masters degree in Special Education or related area of specialization 2. Five years of successful teaching; counseling; supervisory or administrative

More information

School Psychological Services

School Psychological Services School Psychological Services School Psychological Services Psychological Services is part of the Special Services Team within the Halton District School Board. Staff consist of Psycho-educational Consultants,

More information

QUEEN S COLLEGE, LONDON. Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (LDD) POLICY DOCUMENT

QUEEN S COLLEGE, LONDON. Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (LDD) POLICY DOCUMENT QUEEN S COLLEGE, LONDON Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (LDD) POLICY DOCUMENT Policy for Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Learning Difficulties and Disabilities

More information

SOCIAL WORK SPECIALIST

SOCIAL WORK SPECIALIST MICHIGAN CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION JOB SPECIFICATION SOCIAL WORK SPECIALIST JOB DESCRIPTION Employees in this job complete and oversee a variety of professional assignments to provide technical social work

More information

DATE. Mary Vixie Sandy, Executive Director California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1900 Capitol Avenue Sacramento, CA 95811-4213

DATE. Mary Vixie Sandy, Executive Director California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1900 Capitol Avenue Sacramento, CA 95811-4213 DATE Mary Vixie Sandy, Executive Director California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 1900 Capitol Avenue Sacramento, CA 95811-4213 Dear Executive Director Sandy: By means of this letter, I wish to

More information

How to Prepare for a Committee on Special Education (CSE) Meeting: A Primer Prepared By:

How to Prepare for a Committee on Special Education (CSE) Meeting: A Primer Prepared By: How to Prepare for a Committee on Special Education (CSE) Meeting: A Primer Prepared By: Brian S. Goldman, Esq. Goldman & Maurer, LLP Attorneys at Law Attending the Committee of Special Education (CSE)

More information

MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION MASSACHUSETTS TREATMENT CENTER COMMUNITY ACCESS BOARD POLICY 103 DOC 459. Table of Contents

MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION MASSACHUSETTS TREATMENT CENTER COMMUNITY ACCESS BOARD POLICY 103 DOC 459. Table of Contents MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION MASSACHUSETTS TREATMENT CENTER COMMUNITY ACCESS BOARD POLICY 103 DOC 459 Table of Contents Page 459.01 Introduction...1 459.02 Definitions...1 459.03 Board Membership

More information

STATE OF NEVADA Department of Administration Division of Human Resource Management CLASS SPECIFICATION

STATE OF NEVADA Department of Administration Division of Human Resource Management CLASS SPECIFICATION STATE OF NEVADA Department of Administration Division of Human Resource Management CLASS SPECIFICATION TITLE GRADE EEO-4 CODE MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR V 43* B 10.135 MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR IV 41* B 10.137

More information

Special Education. in the. Helping each person realize a lifetime of growth

Special Education. in the. Helping each person realize a lifetime of growth Special Education in the Helping each person realize a lifetime of growth 2015 2016 Mission Statement The Vestal Central School District believes each student is unique and can learn. The District s mission

More information

104 CMR: DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH 104 CMR 33.00: DESIGNATION AND APPOINTMENT OF QUALIFIED MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

104 CMR: DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH 104 CMR 33.00: DESIGNATION AND APPOINTMENT OF QUALIFIED MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS 104 CMR 33.00: DESIGNATION AND APPOINTMENT OF QUALIFIED MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS Section 33.01: Legal Authority to Issue 33.02: Authorization to Apply for Hospitalization Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 123,

More information

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST. Reasonable accommodation maybe made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST. Reasonable accommodation maybe made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job. ORANGE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT Orange, California CLASSIFICATION SPECIFICATION SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST DEFINITION Primary responsibility is to comply with federal, state and local regulations including civil

More information

CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY GUIDELINES FOR SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS

CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY GUIDELINES FOR SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY GUIDELINES FOR SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS Rationale Over the past two decades, the role and function of school psychologists has been changing and expanding. While

More information

A Sample of California Special Education Regulations Related to Students with Emotional Disturbances

A Sample of California Special Education Regulations Related to Students with Emotional Disturbances A Sample of California Special Education Regulations Related to Students with Emotional Disturbances 5 CCR 3030 - Eligibility Criteria Because of a serious emotional disturbance, a pupil exhibits one or

More information

SPECIAL EDUCATION. you actively participate in the decisions made about your child s education; and

SPECIAL EDUCATION. you actively participate in the decisions made about your child s education; and SPECIAL EDUCATION Meeting the needs of students with disabilities and behaviour problems is one of the most difficult challenges facing the public education system in Ontario. The laws governing public

More information

PERS Disability Benefits

PERS Disability Benefits PERS Disability Benefits (for Tiers I, III, and III) Division of Retirement and Benefits PO Box 110203 Juneau, AK 99811-0203 (907) 465-4460 (800) 821-2251 Welcome to the Division of Retirement and Benefits

More information

Public Safety Training Specialist Education #02054 City of Virginia Beach Job Description Date of Last Revision: 09-20-2013

Public Safety Training Specialist Education #02054 City of Virginia Beach Job Description Date of Last Revision: 09-20-2013 Public Safety Training Specialist Education #02054 City of Virginia Beach Job Description Date of Last Revision: 09-20-2013 FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Pay Plan: General Grade: 20 City of Virginia Beach Organizational

More information

Special Services. Evaluation Procedures Initial, Re-evaluation, In State and Out of State

Special Services. Evaluation Procedures Initial, Re-evaluation, In State and Out of State Initial Evaluation: Special Services Evaluation Procedures Initial, Re-evaluation, In State and Out of State 1. Student is brought to CMT meeting to discuss overall concerns 2. Parent is contacted regarding

More information

JOB DESCRIPTION PATERSON BOARD OF EDUCATION. TEACHERS 3033 Master Teacher Early Childhood Education Page 1 of 7

JOB DESCRIPTION PATERSON BOARD OF EDUCATION. TEACHERS 3033 Master Teacher Early Childhood Education Page 1 of 7 Page 1 of 7 JOB TITLE: MASTER TEACHER EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION REPORTS TO: Assistant Superintendent of Early Childhood SUPERVISES: Preschool Teachers NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB: The Master Teacher Early

More information

SCHOOL COUNSELOR. Position Summary

SCHOOL COUNSELOR. Position Summary SCHOOL COUNSELOR Position Summary Through comprehensive school counseling programs of developmental, preventive, remedial, and responsive services, School Counselors address academic development, career

More information

On Page 5: Q: What documents should be part of the student s scholastic record? Q: What must be included in the preliminary re-enrollment plan?

On Page 5: Q: What documents should be part of the student s scholastic record? Q: What must be included in the preliminary re-enrollment plan? Q & A for Probation officers, DJJ staff and Detention Home staff: Regulations Governing the Re-enrollment of Students Committed to the Department of Juvenile Justice This document is intended as a guide

More information

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION COllEGE OF EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION COllEGE OF EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION COllEGE OF EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA INTERNSHIP EDUCATIONAL ADMIN STRATION N Department of Educational Administration College of Education University of

More information

BLACKROCK COLLEGE SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS POLICY

BLACKROCK COLLEGE SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS POLICY BLACKROCK COLLEGE SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS POLICY INTRODUCTION A central theme of the Mission Statement of Blackrock College is to provide a community environment in which each student can develop his

More information

LC Paper No. CB(4)391/13-14(01)

LC Paper No. CB(4)391/13-14(01) LC Paper No. CB(4)391/13-14(01) For information on 18 February 2014 Legislative Council Panel on Education Subcommittee on Integrated Education Issues Related to the Articulation of Students with Special

More information

Mental Health Services for Students with Disabilities

Mental Health Services for Students with Disabilities School District & County Mental Health State law assigns responsibility for providing services to individuals with psychiatric disabilities to more than one agency. Understanding each agency s responsibility

More information

Job Description of the School Psychologist Reports To: Supervises: Purpose:

Job Description of the School Psychologist Reports To: Supervises: Purpose: Reports To: Supervises: Purpose: Job Description of the School Psychologist Superintendent, Level II or Level III School Psychologists, Director, or Associate or Assistant Superintendent May supervise

More information

The Behavior Specialist shall report to the Executive Director of Special Education.

The Behavior Specialist shall report to the Executive Director of Special Education. PROGRAM DIRECTOR BEHAVIOR SPECIALIST A. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. The Behavior Specialist shall hold at least State Board for Educator certification (SBEC) as a Special Education Teacher with a master s degree

More information

VACAVILLE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT Psychologist Observation/Discussion Form TEACHING STANDARD 1

VACAVILLE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT Psychologist Observation/Discussion Form TEACHING STANDARD 1 APPENDIX D SECTION M TEACHING STANDARD 1 COMMITTED TO STUDENTS AND THEIR LEARNING (check one or more of the following reflections, observations, documentation, or conferences) 1.1 Participates in formal

More information

Belmont Public Schools Special Education Programs

Belmont Public Schools Special Education Programs Belmont Public Schools Special Education Programs Preschool Program School: Belmont system wide Population Served: Special Education Students Aged 3 5 Grade: Pre K Program Description: This program is

More information

SAN MATEO COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & RECOVERY SERVICES DOCTORAL LEVEL PRACTICUM PLACEMENTS 2015-2016

SAN MATEO COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & RECOVERY SERVICES DOCTORAL LEVEL PRACTICUM PLACEMENTS 2015-2016 SAN MATEO COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & RECOVERY SERVICES DOCTORAL LEVEL PRACTICUM PLACEMENTS 2015-2016 San Mateo Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) is a comprehensive county behavioral health

More information

Special Educaton Staff

Special Educaton Staff Special Educaton Staff The following consultant/support personnel provide service in addition to regular and special subject consultants, coordinators and guidance counselors. Please refer to Appendix

More information

St Mary s College Crosby. Special Educational Needs and Disability Policy (P46) Date of Policy September 2014. Date of Review September 2015

St Mary s College Crosby. Special Educational Needs and Disability Policy (P46) Date of Policy September 2014. Date of Review September 2015 St Mary s College Crosby Special Educational Needs and Disability Policy (P46) Date of Policy September 2014 Date of Review September 2015 Introduction The College is committed to giving all pupils the

More information

REVISED. VICE PRINCIPAL HIGH SCHOOL The High School Principal Students and staff as assigned by the High School Principal

REVISED. VICE PRINCIPAL HIGH SCHOOL The High School Principal Students and staff as assigned by the High School Principal Page 1 of 8 REVISED JOB TITLE: REPORTS TO: SUPERVISES: VICE PRINCIPAL HIGH SCHOOL The High School Principal Students and staff as assigned by the High School Principal NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB: Assumes

More information

TSBEP ewsletter Vol 22. No. 1 Winter 2009

TSBEP ewsletter Vol 22. No. 1 Winter 2009 TSBEP ewsletter Vol 22. No. 1 Winter 2009 Contents: 1. Forensic Services and Related Rules Amended 2. Referenced Rule Changes 3. Disciplinary Actions: October 2008 Board Meeting Forensic Services and Related

More information

JOB DESCRIPTION PATERSON BOARD OF EDUCATION. DIRECTORS AND MANAGERS 1654 Director of Early Childhood Education Page 1 of 11 REVISED

JOB DESCRIPTION PATERSON BOARD OF EDUCATION. DIRECTORS AND MANAGERS 1654 Director of Early Childhood Education Page 1 of 11 REVISED Page 1 of 11 REVISED JOB TITLE: REPORTS TO: SUPERVISES: DIRECTOR OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Students and staff assigned to the Early Childhood,

More information

The Special Education Counselor of Deaf Education shall be responsible to the building principal for the performance of all duties.

The Special Education Counselor of Deaf Education shall be responsible to the building principal for the performance of all duties. SPECIAL EDUCATION COUNSELOR OF DEAF EDUCATION A. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. The Special Education Counselor of Deaf Education shall have the general qualifications of a teacher as prescribed by the State Department

More information

OCCUPATIONS OF INTEREST TO PSYCHOLOGY MAJORS FROM THE DICTIONARY OF OCCUPATIONAL TITLES

OCCUPATIONS OF INTEREST TO PSYCHOLOGY MAJORS FROM THE DICTIONARY OF OCCUPATIONAL TITLES Overview OCCUPATIONS OF INTEREST TO PSYCHOLOGY MAJORS FROM THE DICTIONARY OF OCCUPATIONAL TITLES Drew C. Appleby, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis This resource provides a list of 130

More information

JOB DESCRIPTION PATERSON BOARD OF EDUCATION. CHILD STUDY TEAM/COUNSELOR /MEDICAL PERSONNEL 3211 School Nurse Page 1 of 7

JOB DESCRIPTION PATERSON BOARD OF EDUCATION. CHILD STUDY TEAM/COUNSELOR /MEDICAL PERSONNEL 3211 School Nurse Page 1 of 7 Page 1 of 7 JOB TITLE: REPORTS TO: SUPERVISES: SCHOOL NURSE Principal and Supervisor of Nursing Services Students NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB: Serves as the primary advocate for the health and well being of

More information

Rubric for Evaluating North Carolina s Speech- Language Pathologists

Rubric for Evaluating North Carolina s Speech- Language Pathologists Rubric for Evaluating North Carolina s Speech- Language Pathologists STANDARD 1: School speech-language pathologists demonstrate leadership, advocacy, collaboration, and ethical practices. School Speech-Language

More information

PART I DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL SERVICES 6.347 STATE OF HAWAII 6.348... 6.349 6.350 Class Specification for the SPEECH PATHOLOGY SERIES

PART I DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL SERVICES 6.347 STATE OF HAWAII 6.348... 6.349 6.350 Class Specification for the SPEECH PATHOLOGY SERIES PART I DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL SERVICES 6.347 STATE OF HAWAII 6.348............................. 6.349 6.350 Class Specification for the SPEECH PATHOLOGY SERIES This series includes all classes of positions

More information

STATE OF NEBRASKA STATUTES RELATING TO NEBRASKA TELEHEALTH ACT

STATE OF NEBRASKA STATUTES RELATING TO NEBRASKA TELEHEALTH ACT 2014 STATE OF NEBRASKA STATUTES RELATING TO NEBRASKA TELEHEALTH ACT Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health Licensure Unit 301 Centennial Mall South, Third Floor PO Box 94986

More information

SPECIAL EDUCATION COMPREHENSIVE LOCAL PLAN

SPECIAL EDUCATION COMPREHENSIVE LOCAL PLAN SECTION 0000 BOARD POLICY PHILOSOPHY-GOALS-OBJECTIVES BP 0430 AND COMPREHENSIVE PLANS SPECIAL EDUCATION COMPREHENSIVE LOCAL PLAN The Governing Board recognizes that, under Federal law, all individuals

More information

SENATE BILL 850. By Black BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:

SENATE BILL 850. By Black BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE: SENATE BILL 850 By Black AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 9, Chapter 4 and Title 49, Chapter 2, Part 1, relative to mental health testing. BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE

More information

SERVICES SPECIALIST MICHIGAN CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION JOB SPECIFICATION

SERVICES SPECIALIST MICHIGAN CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION JOB SPECIFICATION MICHIGAN CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION JOB SPECIFICATION SERVICES SPECIALIST JOB DESCRIPTION Employees in this job complete and oversee a variety of professional assignments to provide services to socially

More information

School Psychologist Performance Appraisal Instrument

School Psychologist Performance Appraisal Instrument School Psychologist Performance Appraisal Instrument Instructions 1. The evaluator is to rate the school psychologist on a six-point scale as indicated below. 2. The competencies pertinent to each major

More information

Special Education Roles

Special Education Roles 1 Special Education Roles Special education is a multi-disciplinary effort, involving many professionals completing independent and overlapping tasks. As can be seen in Chapter 4, a gamut of team members

More information

NEW HAMPSHIRE CODE OF ADMINISTRATIVE RULES. PART He-M 1301 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES PROVIDED BY EDUCATION AGENCIES

NEW HAMPSHIRE CODE OF ADMINISTRATIVE RULES. PART He-M 1301 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES PROVIDED BY EDUCATION AGENCIES CHAPTER He-M 1300 SPECIALIZED SERVICES PART He-M 1301 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES PROVIDED BY EDUCATION AGENCIES Statutory Authority: RSA 186-C:27; I-II He-M 1301.01 Purpose. The purpose of these rules

More information

IAC Ch 27, p.1. conducting classroom sessions with middle and secondary school students. The practicum consisting

IAC Ch 27, p.1. conducting classroom sessions with middle and secondary school students. The practicum consisting IAC Ch 27, p.1 282 27.3 (272) Specific requirements for professional service license endorsements. 27.3(1) Elementary professional school counselor. a. Authorization. The holder of this endorsement has

More information

PRACTICUM & INTERNSHIP MANUAL FOR REHABILITATION COUNSELING

PRACTICUM & INTERNSHIP MANUAL FOR REHABILITATION COUNSELING PRACTICUM & INTERNSHIP MANUAL FOR REHABILITATION COUNSELING College of Education and Health Professions Department of Rehabilitation, Human Resources & Communication Disorders Rehabilitation Education

More information

Ethical Issues for Rehabilitation and School Counselors Involved in Transition Services

Ethical Issues for Rehabilitation and School Counselors Involved in Transition Services Ethical Issues for Rehabilitation and School Counselors Involved in Transition Services Presenters Dr. Frank Giles, Professor and Project Director Jackson State University Dr. Gloria Dansby-Giles, Professor

More information

Standards for the School Social Worker [23.140]

Standards for the School Social Worker [23.140] Standards for the School Social Worker [23.140] STANDARD 1 - Content The competent school social worker understands the theories and skills needed to provide individual, group, and family counseling; crisis

More information

JOB DESCRIPTION PATERSON BOARD OF EDUCATION. TEACHER 3226 Special Education Teacher (Self-Contained) Page 1 of 8

JOB DESCRIPTION PATERSON BOARD OF EDUCATION. TEACHER 3226 Special Education Teacher (Self-Contained) Page 1 of 8 Page 1 of 8 JOB TITLE: SPECIAL EDUCATION (SELF-CONTAINED) REPORTS TO: The Principal and assigned supervisor SUPERVISES: Students and, when assigned, Special Education Aide(s) NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB: Assumes

More information

1. Basic information about the school s special educational provision

1. Basic information about the school s special educational provision KNOTTINGLEY HIGH SCHOOL & SPORTS COLLEGE SPECIAL EDUCATION NEEDS POLICY Reviewed and Revised: September 2009 1. Basic information about the school s special educational provision a) Objectives To enable

More information

Special Education For Preschoolers

Special Education For Preschoolers C A L I F O R N I A E A R L Y S T A R T Special Education For Preschoolers A G U I D E F O R P A R E N T S Early Intervention services system encouraging partnerships between families and professionals,

More information

Community Services Administration, Adult Clinic, Child & Family Services

Community Services Administration, Adult Clinic, Child & Family Services Community Services Administration, Adult Clinic, Child & Family Services County Legislature County Manager Director of Community Services Community Services Board Director of Administrative Services Supervising

More information

Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) Current Approved State Plan Language

Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) Current Approved State Plan Language Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) Current Approved State Plan Language Limitations on Attachment 3.1-A Page 9 Type of Service Covered for Medi-Cal eligibles under 21 years

More information

JOB DESCRIPTION PATERSON BOARD OF EDUCATION. TEACHERS 3031 Teacher of the Homebound Page 1 of 7

JOB DESCRIPTION PATERSON BOARD OF EDUCATION. TEACHERS 3031 Teacher of the Homebound Page 1 of 7 Page 1 of 7 JOB TITLE: REPORTS TO: SUPERVISES: TEACHER OF THE HOMEBOUND Coordinating Director of Special Education Homebound students NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB: The Teacher of the Homebound ensures homebound

More information

Social Security # Date of Birth Age. Mailing Address City State Zip Code. Race Gender Height Weight Religious preference

Social Security # Date of Birth Age. Mailing Address City State Zip Code. Race Gender Height Weight Religious preference VCU ADMISSION APPLICATION (804) 828-8822 Fax: (804) 828-9879 SERVICE REQUESTED 30-Day Evaluation 15-Day Evaluation Child s Name (please print) Nickname Social Security # Date of Birth Age Mailing CHILD

More information

M.A. in School Counseling / 2015 2016

M.A. in School Counseling / 2015 2016 M.A. in School Counseling / 2015 2016 Course of Study for the Master of Arts in School Counseling Initial License (Pre K 8 or 5 12) Candidates for the degree of Master of Arts in School Counseling are

More information

IOE-RA, IOE-EA Special Education and Student Services. Home and Hospital Teaching

IOE-RA, IOE-EA Special Education and Student Services. Home and Hospital Teaching REGULATION Related Entries: Responsible Office: IOE-RA, IOE-EA Special Education and Student Services MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS IOE-RB Home and Hospital Teaching I. PURPOSE To delineate the procedures

More information

Sample Teacher Interview Questions

Sample Teacher Interview Questions Center for Academic Advising & Career Planning The Sage Colleges 1 Relationships with Students Sample Teacher Interview Questions What kind of students do you like to work with? What type of students could

More information

Therapy and Professional Training Specialists. www.mifamilytherapy.com

Therapy and Professional Training Specialists. www.mifamilytherapy.com Therapy and Professional Training Specialists www.mifamilytherapy.com Help When it s Needed Everyone at some point is faced with challenges that require extra thought and attention. Most of the time people

More information

GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING SERVICES PROGRAM GUIDE

GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING SERVICES PROGRAM GUIDE GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING SERVICES PROGRAM GUIDE 2013 COLTS NECK TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS COLTS NECK, NJ Colts Neck Schools Guidance Philosophy School Guidance Counselors provide a wide range of services

More information

4. PROGRAM REGULATIONS

4. PROGRAM REGULATIONS Table of Contents iv 4. PROGRAM REGULATIONS 429.401: Introduction... 4-1 429.402: Definitions... 4-1 429.403: Eligible Members... 4-3 429.404: Provider Eligibility... 4-4 429.405: In-State Providers: Certification...

More information

Dr. Rebecca I. Howard, PsyD 609 W. Littleton Blvd, Ste 303, Littleton, CO 80120 303 730 8083 mail@drrebeccaihoward.com

Dr. Rebecca I. Howard, PsyD 609 W. Littleton Blvd, Ste 303, Littleton, CO 80120 303 730 8083 mail@drrebeccaihoward.com Dr. Rebecca I. Howard, PsyD 609 W. Littleton Blvd, Ste 303, Littleton, CO 80120 303 730 8083 mail@drrebeccaihoward.com CLIENT INFORMATION AND CONSENT Welcome to my practice. This document contains important

More information

Service Level Agreement (terms, conditions and operational protocols) between Real Psychology and Purchasing / Commissioning Organisation:

Service Level Agreement (terms, conditions and operational protocols) between Real Psychology and Purchasing / Commissioning Organisation: www.realgroup.co.uk Innovative psychology services for all Service Level Agreement (terms, conditions and operational protocols) between Real Psychology and Purchasing / Commissioning Organisation: This

More information

Western Carolina University Program Assessment Plan Program: School Psychology College of Education and Allied Professions

Western Carolina University Program Assessment Plan Program: School Psychology College of Education and Allied Professions Western Carolina University Program Assessment Plan Program: School Psychology College of Education and Allied Professions Assessment Plan for 2006-2007 Primary Contact: Candace H. Boan, Ph.D. Associate

More information

TUNBRIDGE WELLS GIRLS GRAMMAR SCHOOL Adopted: March 2015 Review: March 2016

TUNBRIDGE WELLS GIRLS GRAMMAR SCHOOL Adopted: March 2015 Review: March 2016 TUNBRIDGE WELLS GIRLS GRAMMAR SCHOOL Adopted: March 2015 Review: March 2016 SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS AND DISABILITY (SEND) POLICY RATIONALE This policy document is a statement of the aims, principles

More information

Objectives of Occupational Therapy in Mental Health

Objectives of Occupational Therapy in Mental Health Objectives of Occupational Therapy in Mental Health I) To help establish an atmosphere conductive to recovery (containing minimal anxiety & maximum support) by utilizing individual & group activity program.

More information

Education Department Policy

Education Department Policy Education Department Policy Title: Young Offenders in Jersey Schools, Colleges and Youth Projects Guidelines for Schools, Colleges, Youth Service & Education staff Date: May 2016 Author: Director, Inclusion

More information

The Field of Counseling

The Field of Counseling Gainful Employment Information The Field of Counseling Job Outlook Veterans Administration one of the most honorable places to practice counseling is with the VA. Over recent years, the Veteran s Administration

More information

Resource document for school governors and schools. Summary of Special Educational Needs (SEN) Code of Practice for Wales

Resource document for school governors and schools. Summary of Special Educational Needs (SEN) Code of Practice for Wales Resource document for school governors and schools Summary of Special Educational Needs (SEN) Code of Practice for Wales Teifion Rees SEN Governor Cwrt Sart Comprehensive School April 2004 1 Acknowledgements

More information

UNIVERSITY ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING SOUTH BANK. Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Policy

UNIVERSITY ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING SOUTH BANK. Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Policy UNIVERSITY ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING SOUTH BANK Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Policy This Policy will be rewritten in September 2014, in light of the new legislation and as part of the

More information

LEARNING DISABILITIES TEACHER - CONSULTANT

LEARNING DISABILITIES TEACHER - CONSULTANT Page 1 of 6 JOB TITLE: REPORTS TO: SUPERVISES: LEARNING DISABILITIES TEACHER - CONSULTANT Cluster supervisor or designee Students NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB: Provides a full range of services as a member

More information

Parent s Guide to SPECIAL EDUCATION

Parent s Guide to SPECIAL EDUCATION Parent s Guide to SPECIAL EDUCATION Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board Special Education 1 MESSAGE TO PARENTS The Mission of the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, in partnership with

More information

Job Description Lemon Grove School District DIRECTOR, SPECIAL EDUCATION

Job Description Lemon Grove School District DIRECTOR, SPECIAL EDUCATION Job Description Lemon Grove School District DIRECTOR, SPECIAL EDUCATION Basic Function Under the immediate supervision of the Superintendent, shall plan, administer and supervise all programs and activities

More information

Certificates in Pennsylvania Types and Codes

Certificates in Pennsylvania Types and Codes Certificates in Pennsylvania Types and Codes Candidates for certification in Pennsylvania must identify the certificate type and subject area for which they plan to apply before entering the online application

More information

CHAPTER 331. C.45:2D-1 Short title. 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Alcohol and Drug Counselor Licensing and Certification Act.

CHAPTER 331. C.45:2D-1 Short title. 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the Alcohol and Drug Counselor Licensing and Certification Act. CHAPTER 331 AN ACT to license and certify alcohol and drug counselors, creating an Alcohol and Drug Counselor Committee, revising various parts of the statutory law. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General

More information

Mental Health Education and Services in Schools

Mental Health Education and Services in Schools Mental Health Education and Services in Schools Renee L. Rider, Assistant Commissioner Office of Student Support Services New York State Education Department Agenda Overview of NYSED s Student Support

More information

JOB DESCRIPTION PATERSON BOARD OF EDUCATION. SUPERVISOR/DEPARTMENT HEAD 3102 Department Head (Secondary) Page 1 of 9 REVISED

JOB DESCRIPTION PATERSON BOARD OF EDUCATION. SUPERVISOR/DEPARTMENT HEAD 3102 Department Head (Secondary) Page 1 of 9 REVISED Page 1 of 9 REVISED JOB TITLE: REPORTS TO: SUPERVISES: (SECONDARY) High School Principal Students and staff assigned to the department NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB: Assumes the educational leadership and supervision

More information

ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF CENTRAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES CLASS SPECIFICATION SERIES REHABILITATION COUNSELOR SERIES

ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF CENTRAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES CLASS SPECIFICATION SERIES REHABILITATION COUNSELOR SERIES ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF CENTRAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES CLASS SPECIFICATION SERIES REHABILITATION COUNSELOR SERIES CLASS TITLE POSITION CODE REHABILITATION COUNSELOR TRAINEE 38159 REHABILITATION COUNSELOR 38145

More information

BRENTWOOD BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 3601 Brownsville Road Brentwood, Pennsylvania, 15227

BRENTWOOD BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 3601 Brownsville Road Brentwood, Pennsylvania, 15227 BRENTWOOD BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 3601 Brownsville Road Brentwood, Pennsylvania, 15227 COMPILATION, MAINTENANCE AND DISCLOSURE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENT RECORDS December, 2002 Revised CONTENTS A. COMPILATION,

More information

POLICY TINTON FALLS BOARD OF EDUCATION. PUPILS 5530/Page 1 of 10 SUBSTANCE ABUSE 5530 SUBSTANCE ABUSE

POLICY TINTON FALLS BOARD OF EDUCATION. PUPILS 5530/Page 1 of 10 SUBSTANCE ABUSE 5530 SUBSTANCE ABUSE 5530/Page 1 of 10 M 5530 The Board of Education recognizes that a pupil's abuse of harmful substances seriously impedes that pupil's education and threatens the welfare of the entire school community.

More information

NORWIN SCHOOL DISTRICT JOB DESCRIPTION. Coordinator of Special Education and Psychological Services (School Psychologist)

NORWIN SCHOOL DISTRICT JOB DESCRIPTION. Coordinator of Special Education and Psychological Services (School Psychologist) NORWIN SCHOOL DISTRICT JOB DESCRIPTION (School Psychologist) JOB ANALYSIS Under the supervision of the Director of Special Education and Student Services, the (School Psychologist) coordinates psychological

More information

Our Ofsted rating? Overall Grade: Requires Improvement. The school has the following strengths

Our Ofsted rating? Overall Grade: Requires Improvement. The school has the following strengths St Ignatius College HOW WE SUPPORT CHILDREN/YOUNG PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OR DISABILITIES What is the school s vision and mission statement? At St Ignatius College, we aim to find God in

More information

A client s experience

A client s experience 40 Rapid Action Project (RAP), Rainer, Essex Scheme of special merit award 2006 A client s experience Louis 1 was aged 11 years when police gave him a reprimand following a violent incident at school and

More information

CIRCULAR TO BOARDS OF MANAGEMENT AND PRINCIPAL TEACHERS OF NATIONAL SCHOOLS

CIRCULAR TO BOARDS OF MANAGEMENT AND PRINCIPAL TEACHERS OF NATIONAL SCHOOLS Circular SP.ED 08/02 CIRCULAR TO BOARDS OF MANAGEMENT AND PRINCIPAL TEACHERS OF NATIONAL SCHOOLS Applications for full-time or part-time resource teacher support to address the special education needs

More information

Psychological Services as Related Services

Psychological Services as Related Services TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PAPER 10827 Psychological Services as Related Services RATIONALE The purpose of this technical assistance paper is to clarify the nature of psychological services as a related service

More information

REVISED SUPERVISOR OF MEDICAL AND NURSING. Assistant Superintendent of the Division of Pupil Personnel Services

REVISED SUPERVISOR OF MEDICAL AND NURSING. Assistant Superintendent of the Division of Pupil Personnel Services Page 1 of 7 REVISED JOB TITLE: REPORTS TO: SUPERVISES: SUPERVISOR OF MEDICAL AND NURSING Assistant Superintendent of the Division of Pupil Personnel Services School Nurses NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB: The

More information

The School Nurse shall be responsible to the building principal for the performance of all duties.

The School Nurse shall be responsible to the building principal for the performance of all duties. SCHOOL NURSE A. QUALIFICATIONS: The School Nurse must be currently licensed as a registered nurse in the State of Texas with a current copy of his/her license on file in the personnel office. B. APPOINTMENT:

More information

UNDER DEVELOPMENT CLASS TITLE: Social Work Support Technician (currently Youth Residential Worker 1)

UNDER DEVELOPMENT CLASS TITLE: Social Work Support Technician (currently Youth Residential Worker 1) OCCUPATIONAL GROUP: Social Services CLASS FAMILY: Social Work CLASS FAMILY DESCRIPTION: This family of positions includes those whose purpose is to provide social services to various populations, including

More information

JOB DESCRIPTION PATERSON BOARD OF EDUCATION. CHILD STUDY TEAM/COUNSELOR /MEDICAL PERSONNEL 3203 School Social Worker Page 1 of 7 REVISED

JOB DESCRIPTION PATERSON BOARD OF EDUCATION. CHILD STUDY TEAM/COUNSELOR /MEDICAL PERSONNEL 3203 School Social Worker Page 1 of 7 REVISED Page 1 of 7 REVISED JOB TITLE: SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER REPORTS TO: Coordinating Director of Special Services or designee SUPERVISES: Students NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB: Provides a full range of social work

More information

SLC TITLE CODE OG TITLE NAME L 05574 06 ADMINISTRATIVESUPERVISOR OF FAMILY SERVICES L 00213 06 ADMINISTRATIVESUPERVISOR OF SOCIAL WORK L 00219 06

SLC TITLE CODE OG TITLE NAME L 05574 06 ADMINISTRATIVESUPERVISOR OF FAMILY SERVICES L 00213 06 ADMINISTRATIVESUPERVISOR OF SOCIAL WORK L 00219 06 L 05574 06 ADMINISTRATIVESUPERVISOR OF FAMILY SERVICES L 00213 06 ADMINISTRATIVESUPERVISOR OF SOCIAL WORK L 00219 06 ADMINISTRATOR JUVENILE REHABILITATION FACILITY C 00547 06 ADMINISTRATOR PSYCHIATRIC

More information

FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGIST

FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGIST MICHIGAN CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION JOB SPECIFICATION FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGIST JOB DESCRIPTION Employees in this job, as certified Consulting Forensic Examiners, perform psychodiagnostic examinations ordered

More information

COMPARISON OF CLINICIAN TEACHER AND SALARIED CLINICAL FACULTY PATHWAYS, PSYCHIATRY AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES 9/22/14

COMPARISON OF CLINICIAN TEACHER AND SALARIED CLINICAL FACULTY PATHWAYS, PSYCHIATRY AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES 9/22/14 COMPARISON OF CLINICIAN TEACHER AND SALARIED CLINICAL FACULTY PATHWAYS, PSYCHIATRY AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES 9/22/14 Clinician Teacher Primary responsibilities Clinical care Teaching and/or supervision Scholarship

More information

PINE HILL BOARD OF EDUCATION School Board Policy 1003 Turnerville Road Pine Hill, New Jersey 08021 5530- SUBSTANCE ABUSE

PINE HILL BOARD OF EDUCATION School Board Policy 1003 Turnerville Road Pine Hill, New Jersey 08021 5530- SUBSTANCE ABUSE PINE HILL BOARD OF EDUCATION School Board Policy 1003 Turnerville Road Pine Hill, New Jersey 08021 Phone: 856-783-6900 ext. 1115 FAX: 856-783-2955 Website: www.pinehill.k12.nj.us 5530- SUBSTANCE ABUSE

More information

New Jersey Department of Children and Families Policy Manual. Date: Chapter: F Fiscal Subchapter: 3

New Jersey Department of Children and Families Policy Manual. Date: Chapter: F Fiscal Subchapter: 3 New Jersey Department of Children and Families Policy Manual Manual: CP&P Child Protection and Permanency Effective Volume: IX Administrative Date: Chapter: F Fiscal Subchapter: 3 Rates of Payments for

More information