Company Name:

New York City Police Department

Location:

New York, New York

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Staff Psychologist

Work Setting:

Government Agency

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

PhD

Date Posted:

July 29, 2019

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Psychologist

Work For New York City's Finest.

The NYPD is hiring Psychologists for two locations:

MANHATTAN Location - The Candidate Assessment Division is responsible for overseeing the character investigation, physical agility testing, medical screening, and psychological testing of candidates seeking uniformed and civilian employment with the New York City Police Department. Under general supervision, with latitude for independent or un-reviewed action or decision, performs professional work in the field of psychology. Employee is expected to conduct psychological testing and interviews, and through the selection, administration, interpretation of standard group and individual tests of personality development and intellectual capacity, evaluate individual's emotional and intellectual functioning. Selected candidates will be expected to prepare reports of psychologist findings, and maintain suitable records and files of test performance results.

 

QUEENS Location - The Medical Division is responsible for  the following for both uniformed and civilian employees:

- Conducting fitness for duty evaluations of police personnel (uniformed and civilian), case management, trauma debriefings, military debriefings, crisis intervention, and screening for undercover assignments. Training and supervision provided.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

1. A doctorate in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, school psychology, forensic psychology, clinical health psychology or neuro-psychology from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA); or

2. Completion of two years of graduate work from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), consisting of at least 60 graduate semester credits in psychology, in an accredited graduate program leading to a doctoral degree in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, school psychology, forensic psychology, clinical health psychology or neuro-psychology, plus two years of satisfactory full-time experience, gained after admission to the accredited graduate program, in one of these areas under the supervision of a licensed psychologist or psychiatrist in a hospital, penal institution, social services agency, clinic, court, school or other agency or institution; or

3. Completion of a respecialization in clinical psychology from an accredited program, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) plus one year of satisfactory full-time experience as described in (2) above.

To qualify, all candidates must have completed the equivalent of three semester credits from an accredited graduate school, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), in each of the following: personality testing, individual intelligence testing, psychopathology or abnormal psychology, and psychological and/or behavioral intervention; and all candidates must have 240 hours of experience, under the supervision of a licensed psychologist, in each of the following: personality testing, individual intelligence testing, and psychological and/or behavioral intervention. However, experience in psychological and/or behavioral intervention may be under the supervision of a licensed psychiatrist.

Completion of an American Psychological Association (APA) approved doctoral program in professional psychology is evidence of meeting the course requirements listed above. Completion of an APA approved internship in professional psychology is evidence of meeting one year of supervised full-time experience.

Externships are part of a doctoral program and will not be accepted for meeting minimum experience requirements.

Experience gained prior to admission into the required graduate program will also not be accepted for meeting minimum experience requirements.

For assignment to Assignment Level II, individuals must have the following in addition to meeting the minimum Qualification Requirements for Assignment Level I described above:

A. A doctoral degree in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, school psychology, forensic psychology, clinical health psychology or neuro-psychology, awarded upon completion of a doctoral program in psychology registered by the New York State Department of Education and designated as licensure qualifying, or determined by the Department to be the substantial equivalent to a New York State registered program that is licensure qualifying; and

B. One additional year of satisfactory full-time experience, either working as a Psychologist for the City of New York, or in a supervisory capacity in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, school psychology, forensic psychology, clinical health psychology or neuro-psychology in an approved agency or institution. Employees who complete their doctoral degree requirements on or after October 1, 1992, must have at least one year of qualifying experience gained after the completion of all doctoral degree requirements; and

For assignment to Assignment Level III, individuals must have the following in addition to meeting the minimum Qualification Requirements for Assignment Level I described above:

A. The doctoral degree in psychology as described under the Special Note for Assignment Level II; and

B. A valid license as a Psychologist issued by the New York State Department of Education; and

C. Four years of satisfactory full-time experience in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, school psychology, forensic psychology, clinical health psychology or neuro-psychology, of which at least one year must have been under the direct supervision of a qualified psychologist or psychiatrist, and at least three years must have been in a supervisory capacity as a licensed Psychologist.

D. License Requirement for Assignment Level III

For assignment to Assignment Level III, a valid license as a Psychologist issued by the New York State Department of Education. This license must be maintained for the duration of the assignment.


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