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Clinical Psychologist

Job ID 86852 Full / Part Time:Full time
Location:Springfield,Massachusetts
Regular/Temporary:Regular

Under the direction of the Clinical Supervisor and Clinical Research and Development Manager, the Psychologist provides clinical services to children, adults, and families being treated at the Family Advocacy Center for symptoms related to trauma or traumatic grief.  Demonstrates doctorate level knowledge of developmental stages, personality structure and development, mental health diagnoses, current treatment modalities.

Clinical responsibilities include conducting intake interviews to obtain patient history information, contributing diagnostic information, making preliminary diagnoses, and participating in the development of an interdisciplinary assessment and treatment plan, individual evidence based psychotherapy, family therapy, group therapy and collaboration with outside agencies (e.g., DCF, public and private schools, daycare centers, mental health agencies, child advocacy groups), and contributions by other psychological disciplines.

Provides age appropriate trauma-informed treatment to patients

Evaluates patients to assess presenting problem, contributing history, and current mental status

Develops behaviorally trauma-informed treatment plans including measurable treatment goals

Completes all documentation related to treatment in the clinical record according to established standards consistent with NCQA guidelines

Qualifications:

Doctorate Clinical Psychology

Experience in providing treatment in outpatient mental health setting required

Experience working with individuals with trauma histories preferred

Knowledge of trauma-informed practice

Excellent interpersonal skills

Excellent communication skills, written and oral

Knowledge base related to issues of cultural competence

must be Spanish/English Bilingual

Licensed Psychologist (or license eligible) in MA required

AHA Basic Life Support CPR required

Education:

Doctor of Psychology: Clinical Psychology (Required)

Languages:

Spanish

Certifications:

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association, Licensed Psychologist - State of Massachusetts

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