PSYCHOLOGIST I
Family Center - Maryland

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JOB ID 62962

In accordance with the needs of the ages of the population served by KKI, the Psychologist I provides assessments of children along a continuum of screenings to full psychological evaluations. These are formal evaluations requiring the use of psychometrically sound instruments in addition to clinical interviewing. Areas of assessment include emotional, cognitive, achievement, and developmental functioning of referred children. These children are primarily in out of home placements or at risk for an out of home placement and most have histories of abuse and/or neglect. The position requires the ability to address the needs of this population. The Doctoral Level Psychologist also provides psychotherapy in the treatment program of the Family Center; participates in research or other projects at the direction of the Director of Clinical Services.

Responsibilities:
Provides psychological evaluations covering cognitive, emotional, and achievement functioning of referred children.
Provides psychotherapy to children through individual, family, or group modalities as appropriate.
Participates in psychology staff meetings and staff meetings of the family center so as to aid in ongoing program development.
Demonstrates ability to work clinically with severely disturbed children including identifying and handling acute crises.
Collaborates with the referring agency, the local department of social services and the school system to assist them in utilizing the evaluation/treatments services in the development of the agency services plan for the child and the family.
Maintains client activity at the projected level set by the administrative staff.
Maintains the medical record for each client which may include psychological evaluations, assessment and treatment plan, progress notes, reviews, and a discharge summary.
May participate in the field instruction program and supervise externs when interest and capacity is demonstrated.

Qualifications:
EDUCATION:
Doctoral degree in psychology from an accredited college, university, or professional school and is licensed or license eligible to practice psychology in the state of Maryland.

EXPERIENCE:
Must have had at least one year's experience in clinical psychological work with children, preferably in a community or hospital setting with children who are traumatized, severely emotionally disturbed, or who have experienced abuse/neglect.
Completion of a one year internship in clinical psychology.

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