Company Name:

Developmental Enhancement Behavioral Health

Location:

Wyoming, Michigan

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Child Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Work Setting:

Group Practice

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

PsyD

Date Posted:

August 19, 2019

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Position:

Full-time


Compensation:

Compensation is highly competitive. Developmental Enhancement offers a full benefit package including health, dental and vision insurance, as well as life insurance policies and 401k investment options. Benefits are dependent on full-time employment.


Reports to:
CEO, Clinical Director


Summary of Position:

The Clinical Psychologist is responsible to be a professional caregiver who provides assessment, counseling, treatment, and gives referrals and advocacy services for clients. Our psychologists provide a wide array of mental health services to children with all types of emotional, behavioral, and neurodevelopmental differences.


Role:

This position is responsible for upholding the highest quality care. Often the first interaction a client has at DE is with the Psychologist, and as such this position is critical to the success of the clinic. Many clients that are referred for testing continue services with DE, whether through Mental Health or ABA Services. The ideal candidate recognizes the importance and sensitivity of the relationship between client and therapist and inspires trust in a warm and relatable manner. Please note that travel between our Holland and Wyoming clinics will be required; with later options to select a primary practice location in either Holland or Wyoming.


Responsibilities:

  • Conduct interviews to aid in the assessment of client mental/behavioral status and review records obtained from other client care staff.

  • Recommend and provide appropriate therapeutic interventions based upon clinical knowledge base and educational background (to include individual, group, family, and experiential based models).

  • Provide comprehensive psychological and developmental assessment of children and adults, including those with neurodevelopmental differences.

  • Provide individual, family, and group therapies based on the developmental and behavioral health needs of the client.

  • Develop and manage behavioral plans for clients as necessary.

  • Collaborate with other treatment team members regarding client progress through interdisciplinary team meetings, record review, and informal discussions.

  • Ensure medical record documentation is entered timely and in accordance with established organizational protocol and procedures.

  • May coordinate services and community resources as needed and assist clients in obtaining them.

  • Participate regularly in staff meetings.

  • Maintain all state licensure requirements. Build knowledge of current trends and developments in assessment and treatment through the use of appropriate professional literature, medical workshops, and publications.

  • Fulfill continuing education requirements as required by state licensing or the APA.

  • Provide training/supervision to interns as assigned.

  • Obtain and maintain individual professional liability insurance, cost covered by Developmental Enhancement. 

  • Participate in education and training programs for clients, families, or community groups.

  • Provide consultation to professionals, hospitals, organizations, schools or agencies outside of the organization

  • Must maintain all other position-specific training as required for licensing.

  • Membership and involvement in local, state, and national professional organizations is encouraged.

  • Assist the CEO and/or Clinical Director in developing clinical programs for children and families.

  • Model and promote good communication, customer service, and positive representation of the organization to clients, customers, referral sources and the public.

  • Other responsibilities as requested by the CEO and/or Clinical Director.


Position Requirements:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Interpersonal relationship skills necessary in order to relate to a wide variety of internal and external contacts including clients and families, multi-disciplinary treatment team members, referral sources, other employees, and a variety of individuals in the social and/or professional sphere of the client.

  • Doctoral degree from an accredited university in Clinical Psychology or related area with coursework related to contemporary behavioral treatment.

  • Candidates should be licensed, or able to become licensed, in the State of Michigan

  • Training and clinical experience in providing mental health services to children and families. Experience working with children with neurodevelopmental differences, including autism spectrum disorder, preferred.

  • Two years of postgraduate clinical experience.

  • Valid Michigan driver’s license

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