The primary aim of the Educational Psychologist, Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children (EIPIC) is to work collaboratively as part of a trans-disciplinary EIPIC team to educate families/staff/other stakeholders and support clients, to address clients’ developmental/ learning/emotional/ behavioural issues.
- To organise and undertake psycho-educational assessment of clients as appropriate.
- To develop and implement appropriate intervention strategies to address clients’ developmental/ learning/emotional/ behavioural issues.
- To participate in admissions screening of EIPIC applicants.
- To support clients throughout the EIPIC continuum, including out-of-centre placements.
- To provide consultation to support stakeholders (e.g., family and staff) in management of clients’ developmental/ learning/emotional/ behavioural issues.
- To support teachers in developing/implementing/monitoring clients’ IEPs.
- To Conduct Psychological Assessments for Special School Placements
- To maintain up-to-date records of psychologist’s assessment/intervention with clients, and consultation with families/staff/other stakeholders.
- To work closely with other EIPIC staff and clients’ parents/caregivers.
- To conduct training for SPD staff, parents/caregivers on appropriate topics, as needed.
- To submit reports, logs and assessment reports, etc., as required.
- Other duties as may be assigned from time to time by Director/Assistant Director Children Services Division and Chief Executive Officer, SPD.
- At least a recognised Master’s degree in Educational or Clinical Psychology.
- Preferably, the psychologist should be registered, or eligible in the near future for registration, with the Singapore Psychological Society (SPS) as a Registered Psychologist (Singapore).
- Good communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build relationships.
- Good organisation and planning skills.