Civilian, contracted opportunity for a Clinical Child Psychologist to provide full-time, early intervention services under our U.S. Navy EDIS Program to the U.S. military families stationed on the beautiful island of Okinawa, Japan.
Qualification Requirements are: Possesses a Doctorate degree in psychology from the American Psychological Association (APA) approved program with successful completion of a fellowship in clinical child psychology from an APA approved fellowship or an equivalent fellowship. Possesses a minimum of two years experienced providing family-centered services to a population of young children with disabilities and their families including diagnosis and treatment of sleeping, feeding, attachment, and other behavior disorders using behavior management and other techniques. Provides evaluation, consultation and direct care psychological services for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families, who have significant behavioral disorders, including attachment, feeding and sleeping disorders, and children 3 to 21 who are receiving special education services in DoD schools. Provides consultation to other EDIS team members and the CSCs throughout the region regarding behavior modification and other strategies for intervention with specific children. Provides second opinion and consultation services for evaluation and treatment planning for referred children with complex or atypical cognitive of socio-emotional development. Psychological services include: (1) administering psychological and developmental tests and other assessment procedures; (2) interpreting assessment results; (3) obtaining, integrating and interpreting information about child behavior and development; and (4) planning and managing a program of psychological services, including psychological counseling, consultation on child development, parent training, and educational programs. For families of children 0-3, the Clinical Child Psychologist assists the family in determining priorities, concerns and goals for the child relating to mental health. Participates with the EDIS team and family to develop an appropriate IFSP. Ensures the mental health goals reflect the concerns and priorities of the family. For children 3-21, the Clinical Child Psychologist participates with the Child Study Committee (CSC) team to develop an appropriate IEP. Provides direct services addressing behavioral issues to children with disabilities and their families as described on the IFSP. Participates in the development and facilitation of family support groups.
Please submit your C.V./resume to Rochelle Hicks to firstname.lastname@example.org.