Forensic Psychologist - Inpatient
Georgia DBHDD - Decatur, GA

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Job Description

Responsible for all behavior support plans, psychological testing and risk assessment (forensic)per the Department's forensic standards. Responsible for treatment planning for the Secure Unit II Provides active treatment, psychology input into the interdisciplinary process and also has risk management responsibilities


A current Georgia license to practice psychology (license may be temporary, provisional or permanent)

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in psychotherapeutic interventions with persons with serious mental disorders. Experience in conducting a range of psychological tests Experience with developing and implementing positive behavior support plans Familiarity with a forensic mental health population preferred


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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