Requisition No: 166741
Agency: Children and Families
Working Title: SENIOR BEHAVIORAL ANALYST PSYCHOLOGIST - F/C - 60032791
Position Number: 60032791
Posting Closing Date: 04/13/2020
Staff Psychologist for the Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity (NGI) program. Coordinator of NGI rounds, CRAE's, and PERTs. Produces an psychological evaluations on assigned residents that may include a record review and assessment of cognitive functioning, suicide risk factors, trauma risk factors, violence risk factors, malingering, and competency. Enter data in the resident system database and update logs. Develops clinical treatment programs such as group, behavioral modification program, and individual therapy/treatment on selected persons served (NGI), when applicable. Consults with the Recovery Team, as needed, in the formulation of diagnosis, needed psychological assessment, and recovery plan. Addresses consultation requests from psychiatry for assigned residents. Incumbent must spend at least 75% of his or her time performing duties which involve contact with forensic patients in a forensic facility or institution.
Reviews treatment progress of persons served with the Recovery Treatment Team at prescribed intervals for selected residents. Consults with the Recovery Team, as needed, in the formulation of diagnosis, needed psychological assessment, and recovery plan. Addresses consultations requests from psychiatry for assigned residents. Serves on at least one committee as assigned by the lead or the director of the department. Is a core member of the Post Event Review Team (PERT); involves participates in the clinical interview of the resident, reviewing relevant records and videos of the event and documents recommendations.
Provides agency personnel with information relating to general and clinical aspects of psychology and the use of psychologists in the treatment and/or rehabilitation process. Works with all staff to effectively utilize psychological, where these are appropriate, and enhances the treatment and/or rehabilitation process. Available to training personnel as a consultant on in-service training programs and opportunities for professional development of staff in areas relating to psychology. Provides clinical supervision to assigned predoctoral psychological interns, graduate assistants and practicum students, when assigned. Assists lead or director in ensuring psychological assessment inventory is appropriate and current.
Other duties as assigned.
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