Doctoral Intern in Professional Psychology

Ashburn, VA, Psychologists Office
Aug 26, 2020
Sep 25, 2020
Part Time
The doctoral intern in professional psychology provides psychological services under direct supervision of a licensed school psychologist in accordance with policies and regulations of the Office of Diagnostic and Prevention Services.


The doctoral intern in professional psychology provides psychological services under direct supervision of a licensed school psychologist in accordance with policies and regulations of the Office of Diagnostic and Prevention Services.

* Conducts psychological evaluations to assess students• cognitive, personality, and behavioral functioning and their educational needs and writes comprehensive psychological reports and holds parent conferences to discuss results
* Participates in child study team meetings and in eligibility meetings to assist in the determination that a child has a disability and needs special education services
* Consults and collaborates with school administration, instructional staff, and parents regarding the individual behavioral and academic needs of students utilizing functional behavior assessment (FBA)
* Assists in the implementation and provides coaching for the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) program and provides consultative services using a Response to Intervention (RTI) approach for selected schools
* Serves as a member of the school-based clinical team to support students with emotional and behavioral disabilities and provides counseling services for these students
* Provides crisis intervention in response to critical incidents using the NASP PREPaRE curriculum, presents the Depression Awareness/Suicide Prevention program to high school students, and assists in conducting threat assessments
* Participates in scholarly activities and didactic training seminars to support professional growth and development
* Performs other duties and accepts other responsibilities as assigned by the Intern Supervisor or Director of Internship Training


* Is working towards a doctoral degree in school psychology or a related discipline in child psychology and is eligible for internship as determined by the graduate program
* Has strong oral and written communication abilities and productive time management skills
* Demonstrates leadership qualities and personal characteristics necessary to work effectively with students, parents, teachers, administrators, and colleagues

Organizational Relationship:
The doctoral intern in professional psychology reports to the Supervisor of Diagnostic and Prevention Services.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Frequently required to sit; use hands to touch and hold objects or instruments and to type; and reach with hands and arms. Regularly required to see, talk and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or bend, and may be required to lift up to approximately 15 pounds.
Itinerant travel may be required, and the individual is frequently required to change locations and adapt to multiple environments across schools, offices and home visits. Ability to drive and navigate to multiple locations occasionally within a single day is required.

Additional Details

Stipend: $27,285

The Loudoun County School Board is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and to the provision of equity in its educational programs, services and activities for all students and employees.

Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, or genetic information in employment or in its programs and activities. LCPS provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Superintendent for Department of Human Resources and Talent Development
Loudoun County Public Schools
21000 Education Court
Ashburn, VA 20148

Tel: 571-252-1100

How To Apply

To submit an application online, please select • Apply Now•

To be considered for the vacancy, please complete ALL sections of the application. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Please be sure to upload the following:

• Three (3) current professional references (Name, phone number, email address). At least one reference should be a current supervisor or most recent supervisor.
• College Transcripts
• Copy of your teaching license (if applicable)
• Test Scores (if applicable)
• Resume