|Date Opened||9/13/2018 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$88,634 - $120,535/year|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||9/27/2018 11:59:00 PM|
The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services seeks a qualified individual for a Psychologist (Clinical) position within it's Young Adult Services Division (YAS). POSITION #97277. LOCATION: Middletown, CT. Work schedule: This is a full-time forty (40) hours per week position, 8:00 PM - 4:30 PM. M-F.
This is a critical position in the specialized YAS OOC Behavioral Assessment and Consultation Team, a centralized team serving the YAS inpatient and outpatient statewide network. The psychologist on this team will develop comprehensive behavioral support plans for YAS clients identified and referred for consultation by virtue of the high severity of their problem behaviors. In addressing and using applied behavioral methods in combination with intensive staff training and supervision, the psychologist's role is to reduce the behaviors (aggression, assault, self-injury, suicidal behaviors, property damage) that pose high risk to self and community. In addition to these behavioral assessments, the psychologist performs psychological consultations addressing questions regarding diagnosis, developmental disorders, trauma assessment and treatment, placement needs, treatment recommendations, as well as neurocognitive and psychological assessments.
This position will be a part of the highly specialized Behavioral Assessment and Consultation Team in the YAS program that provides supervision, training, evaluation and assessment to community programs for individuals referred and admitted to DMHAS by DCF and other referral sources. The duties and role of the critical psychologist position will assess and provide specialized treatment consultations and staff trainings for the most complex, psychiatrically challenged and behaviorally dysregulated youth referred to DMHAS through an MOA with DCF.
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Questions about this recruitment should be directed to Robert Paolitto, DMHAS HR, 860-418-6876 or Robert.Paolitto@ct.gov.
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