Psychologist or School Psychologist

January 19, 2024

Milestones Day School has provided state-of-the-art, evidence-based, comprehensive, educational, and therapeutic programming for students with autism and mental health challenges for the past 30 years.  Just bring your enthusiasm and join our multidisciplinary team.  We are seeking an experienced school or clinical psychologist to work with our students and help improve the quality of their lives by teaching skill development.  This role’s ideal candidate will have strong organizational and management skills and a strong fondness for our population.  Milestones has a total of 5 psychologists who work in collaboration. 

 

Specific responsibilities include:

  •   Providing consultation/training throughout the week to Milestones’ staff
  •   Providing psychological assessments (preferably knowledge of personality/projective assessments)
  •   Writing reports & effectively presenting information, test results, & recommendations at meetings in a manner easily understood by the team (including family) & when appropriate, the student
  •   Liaison to students’ outside psychologists and psychiatrists
  •   Provide individual & small group therapy
  •   Provide crisis intervention in situations requiring immediate psychological treatment
  •   Evaluate the progress of therapeutic programs and make individual modifications
  •   Write IEP goals, benchmarks, and progress reports for the psychological aspects of the students’ IEPs
  •       Continue to keep up with professional development for current trends in the field

 Requirements:

  •   MA or C.A.G.S. in school psychology or PhD/PsyD in clinical psychology
  •   Licensed in the state of Massachusetts as a school psychologist or a clinical psychologist
  •   Knowledge and experience with a variety of assessment instruments, including administration, scoring, and interpretation
  •   Knowledge and experience of a wide variety of psychological methods.  Mindfulness, DBT & CBT, preferred
  •   Knowledge and experience with students who have autism spectrum disorders and various mental health challenges (e.g., anxiety, OCD, bipolar disorder, Tourette’s, thought disorders, etc.)
  •   Knowledge of special education systems and laws preferred
  •   Desire to keep abreast of current information of various diagnoses and treatment methods through professional development
  •   Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  •   Strong organizational skills & experience with being a team player
  •   Strong empathy and understanding of both students who have disabilities and their parents
  •   Excellent critical thinking, written, and verbal skills

 

Salary Range: $70,000 – $100,000 dependent on level of education and credentials

 Equal Opportunity Employer

Milestones Day School (Special Ed. School) is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

To apply for this job email your details to hmiller@advancingmilestones.com