Psychology Interns (226 Days) 4 Positions

Dallas Independent School District - Dallas, TX3.7

Closing Date:
Until Filled

Participates in the doctoral internship training program in order to offer assistance to high need areas, receive experiences at the elementary, middle, and high school levels, and to fulfill their internship requirements for their universities. The primary function of this position is to oversee and support the functions of school programs, provide assessment, counseling and consultation, and communicate orally and in writing to parents.

Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or a related field; working toward a Doctoral Degree in School Psychology, Counseling Psychology, or Clinical Psychology program
Demonstrates understanding of cognitive assessment measures, achievement measures, adaptive behavior instruments, perceptual-motor measures, projective measures and date
Demonstrates understanding of behavior rating scales
Demonstrates understanding of DSM-5 diagnosis
Demonstrates ability to identify when students reveal problems that are beyond the scope of the counseling session and are appropriately referred to the supervisor
Demonstrates knowledge of special education eligibility criteria
Demonstrates knowledge of evidence-based counseling and classroom interventions

Conducts appropriate assessment measures based on student’s age and referral concern
Interprets evaluation results and data and explains information to parents and school personnel
Writes appropriate and useful behavior intervention plans
Assists with school crisis management and individual crisis management
Generates collaborative behavior plans between and among parents and educators
Plans and conducts counseling sessions with individual students, groups of students, family units and training sessions, including but not limited to skills training and parent training
Compares baseline and intervention data to evaluate intervention effectiveness, including behavior, grades, attendance, and discipline referrals
Assists in ongoing research or evaluation studies in the schools, disseminates research findings with colleagues, teachers and/or administrators as necessary
Maintain an up to date record of case files and logs
Keeps abreast and complies with district, regular and special education, Student Services, departmental and internship policies and procedures
Performs all other tasks and duties as assigned
All federally funded incumbents of this position must comply with time and effort reporting requirements through personnel activity reports or periodic certification, as appropriate

Salary Minimum: $30,591

Selected individuals for Dallas Independent School District positions will be placed according to compensation guidelines. A campus-based employee may not assume a new position for which he/she was selected based upon the posting process until the end of the current semester, unless approved by the chief officer – Human Capital Management.

A security check and disclosure of family relationship information is required for all positions.

No telephone calls please.


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Dallas Independent School District, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. The District is required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, as well as board policy not to discriminate in such a manner (not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).


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