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    School Psychologist 

        Vincent Tepe

    The responsibilities of the school psychologist are many.  They include: 

    • Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) chairperson 
    • Individual, group, and family counseling 
    • Assisting with crisis intervention 
    • Anger management training 
    • Administering psychological tests and interpreting assessment results for the purpose of Special Education diagnosis and placement 
    • Participating in interdisciplinary team, school instructional team (SIT) and IEP meetings 
    • Assisting with developing IEP’s for special education students 
    • Helping to develop Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBAs) and --Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs) 
    • Conducting psychosocial, social skills, and life skills assessments 
    • Classroom observations of students 
    • Acting as a liaison with community agencies that provide services to children 
    • Providing consultation to teachers, parents and school staff 
    • Developing programs and workshops