The psychologist will be providing psycho-educational assessments, including conducting intellectual, academic achievement, social-emotional, adaptive assessment, and interpret and write assessment findings; engage in classroom and individual observations; collaborate and communicate with other building supports, such as counselors and school social workers to meet the needs of students and staff; and serve as a student advocate in determining educational support. The school psychologist will further work with a team of licensed psychologists, as well as educational specialist and masters-level trainees, pre-doctoral trainees, and post-doctoral fellows.
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska. Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges, two institutes and a graduate studies program, serving nearly 4,000 students in more than two dozen programs. Our physician assistant program was recently ranked ninth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our primary care program was ranked 17. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country.
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