Kentucky School for the Deaf, Danville, KY
Licensed Pathologist - Behavior Center, KSD Campus
$3,236 to $5,174 per month; with $3,932 per month as maximum entry
June 29, 2000
Monday - Friday - Flexible 37 - 1/2 hour work week
Term of Employment:
Full-time - 11 months appointment
Summary of Work and Responsibilities:
Must be a licensed Psychologist by the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology
Must have a minimum Sign Communication Proficiency Interview (SCPI) rating
of "Intermediate". "Advanced" rating preferred. Expected to
attain SCPI rating of "Advanced" within three years of employment.
Request/Submit Application to:
Provide direct therapy to students with more long term intensive therapeutic
Develops and conducts staff training particularly in the area of behavioral
intervention strategies and techniques as well as interpretation of evaluation
Assist with EBD evaluations, behavior plans, the development of functional
behavior analyses and to consult on EBD programs.
Function as case manager, assign counseling cases to the appropriate KSD
staff or off campus services, per case consultation via interviews with
mental health team.
Coordinate mental health services with mental health team members, providing
consistent guidelines and quality control. Participate in schoolwide
inter disciplinary metal health committee to coordinate overall treatment
Provide supervision to the school psychologist and the counselor for the
purpose of providing therapy. Review the work of others concerning
the psychological treatment effort
Prepare and maintain detailed diagnostic evaluations and psychological
histories resulting in the statement of whether student(s) meets the criteria
for individual DSM-IV diagnoses.
Serve as liaison between KSD and off campus treatment program serving or
potentially serving KSD students.
Function as a lead person to keep abreast of changing laws and application
as they relate to mental heath treatment, students, rights and emotional
Advocate for the appropriate mental heath treatment for the dead and hard
of hearing students by raising statewide awareness of their unique needs..
Propose policy for the school related to legal, research, based and best
practice mental health needs of students as they arise and as laws change,
assuring that KSD is current and operating consistently across programs.
Serve as consultant and information resource to LEA's requesting information
on diagnostics and treatment of deaf and hard of hearing students with
emotional and behavioral difficulties.
Dr. Braughn Taylor, Asst. Supt.
Kentucky School for the Deaf
P.O. Box 27
Danville, KY 40423-0027
(606) - 239-7017
Uploaded by: Kim Williams/Kent State University/Deaf Education