Forensic Psychologist
Georgia DBHDD - Decatur, GA

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Job Description

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Forensic Psychologist at Georgia Regional Hospital/Atlanta.

Job Description:
Performs forensic evaluation of individuals referred by the Criminal Courts, including mental status assessments, psychological testing, assessment of competency to stand trial and criminal responsibility.

Prepares reports to the courts and attorneys, and provides expert testimony.

As needed, provides treatment recommendations, risk assessments and other general consultative services to the Forensic Program

Qualifications

A current Georgia license to practice psychology

Preferred Qualifications

At least one year experience conducting Competency to Stand Trial evaluations

At least one year experience conducting Criminal Responsibility evaluations

Experience providing court testimony

Significant experience in the area of Forensic Psychology

Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary (), we offer a generous benefits package that includes a flexible schedule, training opportunities, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 12 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance.

This position is a pay grade 19 on the statewide salary plan.

Employment Information

This position is located at Georgia Regional Hospital of Atlanta in Atlanta (Decatur), Georgia .
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