Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Supervising Psychologist 2 (Clinical) (40 Hour)

Recruitment #181205-6578FP-001

Introduction

The State of Connecticut, DOC is recruiting for a Supervising Psychologist 2, 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday.

Selection Plan

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current State of CT employee, who has permanent state status* and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening.  You must specify your qualifications on your application. *For employees in the classified service, permanent status is obtained after successful completion of a working test period.  For employees in the unclassified service, permanent status is obtained after serving in a position for at least six months (full-time or full-time equivalent).

All applicants must include a resume within the “Resume Tab” of their application.   (Note: In order to upload document you must ensure that your internet browser’s ‘pop-up’ blocker is off.  Failure to do so may prevent you from being able to upload documentation and submit your application.)

During the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation supporting their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc. at the discretion of the agency.  Please ensure that your application is complete.  You will be unable to make revisions once you officially submit your application to the State of Connecticut.  Candidates who submit an untimely, incomplete or inaccurate application will not be considered for this employment opportunity.  

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact James Faulkner at james.faulkner@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In state facilities this class is accountable for supervising a comprehensive psychology or multidisciplinary clinical program with its own services and staff.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Supervises a comprehensive psychology or multidisciplinary clinical program; provides clinical consultation on complex cases; may design, implement and/or direct psychological research programs; schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans program work; establishes and maintains program procedures; develops or make recommendations on development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding program policies and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence; addresses professional and lay groups; may direct an intern training program including the selection of candidates and organization of an educational plan; may act as the assistant to the Director of Psychological Services; may represent Director of Psychological Services in his or her absence; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of abnormal and clinical psychology and other psychological disciplines; considerable knowledge of sources, uses, administration, and interpretation of a wide variety of psychological tests; considerable ability to make diagnoses, develop treatment plans and conduct psychotherapy; considerable ability to interface clinical programs with multidiscipline approaches; considerable knowledge of psychological research design, data analysis and application of results; knowledge of various clinical services; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to develop and direct training programs; considerable teaching ability; supervisory ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

A Doctorate degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology and three (3) years of post-doctoral experience as a licensed clinical psychologist.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Considerable community/correctional experience or forensic training
  • Considerable experience developing, supporting, overseeing, and providing quality assurance for programmatic initiatives designed to positively impact criminal and technical recidivism including the Statewide Collaborative Risk and Needs Assessments System (SCORES), case management planning, and Evidence-Based Practices in Community Supervision (EPICS)
  • Considerable experience conducting clinical assessments of complex cases and administering  large batteries of psychological tests, collecting and interpreting data for required reports
  • Considerable experience developing and implementing training programs
  • Expertise in risk assessment and recidivism of criminal offenders, and in psychological testing for criminal offenders within the criminal justice system
  • Ability to measure and evaluate the fidelity and effectiveness of various contracted and non-contracted services employed by the Division of Parole and Community Services and to conduct criminal justice system data analysis consistent with Results Based Accountability (RBA) methodology and state statutes

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class must possess and retain a license to practice psychology in Connecticut. Any person employed by the State of Connecticut prior to July 1, 1985 with a title in the psychology series of the classified service shall be exempt from the above licensure requirements pursuant to Public Act 613, Section 119 (c). For certain positions, the appointing authority may require State licensure.

2. Incumbents in this class must possess and maintain eligibility for participation in federal health care programs as defined in 42 U.S. § 1320a-7b(f).

3. Incumbents in this class may be required to be fluent in a foreign language or proficient in the use of the American Sign Language.

4. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.



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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.