This is professional work in assisting in collecting behavioral data to help identify mental health needs, behavioral intervention needs, further assessment needs and other functional needs of individuals and groups in diagnostic treatment, individual case management, counseling, and other areas pertaining to psychological issues. The work is performed under the direct supervision of Psychologists. Incumbents in this classification are required to work in close cooperation with nurses, doctors, and clerical personnel who are responsible for residents and must exercise close person to person relationships with residents to establish confidence.
Examples of Work:
Examples of work performed in this classification include, but are not limited to, the following:
Assists in administering and scoring a variety of intelligence, personality, aptitude tests and rating scales based on institutional needs.
All duties and/or assignments will be performed under appropriate psychological supervision.
Interviews and monitors subjects to obtain information.
Assists in collecting various forms of behavioral data (e.g., frequency counts, duration information, interval sampling, etc.) to help determine further assessment needs and intervention needs to be reported to the appropriate personnel.
Works with individual or groups in appropriate active treatment and behavior management exercises to help promote better behavioral and mental health.
Participates in team meetings with other staff members.
Prepares documented information related to the collected behavioral data (e.g., using excel, hand written graphs, pie charts, etc.).
Presents data in conferences with psychiatrists, doctors, nurses, social workers and other staff members.
Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.
A Bachelorï¿½s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Psychology;
Four (4) years of experience.
Applicants must attach a valid copy of his/her transcript or other evidence to verify completion of degree required.
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