Psychologist Consultant

Organization/ Department Medical/Mental Health Services Department Location Rockaway Park Job Title Licensed Consultant Psychologist Reports To Director of Specialized Services...
Saint Johns Residence For Boys
Published
December 29, 2020
Location
150 Beach 110 Street, Rockaway Park
Job Type
Contact Name (not public)
Saint Johns Residence for Boys
Phone
7189452800

Description

Organization/ Department Medical/Mental Health Services Department Location Rockaway Park Job Title Licensed Consultant Psychologist Reports To Director of Specialized Services Hours 28 hours flexible Classification Self Employed- Consultant

 

Qualifications Physical Doctorate Degree of Psychology from an accredited school.  Licensed /Registration for the State of New York.  At least one year of certified Psychologist practice. Must have experience in trauma informed care practices.

 

Job Description We are seeking a qualified and compassionate Consultant (self-employed) Child Psychologist to join our foster care residential care services team. You may work with children suffering from a wide range of disorders, e.g. ADHD, anxiety, depression, and autism, to children seeking to overcome substance abuse, or who are in post-trauma recovery.

The successful candidate must have the knowledge and skills to provide quality psychology mental health counseling and testing services to our clients and their families. The psychologist will need to be well-versed in the most recent research on child, adolescent and family therapies.

 

 

KEY DUTIES

Conduct psychological assessments and/or tests to residents for diagnostic purposes.

  Provide complete/timely documentation and records of assessments and treatments according to in-house policies.

  Aid in developing an individualized treatment plan for each child.

                           Educate staff and family members on what they can do or how to

                         respond to certain child behaviors.                         Provide education to residents regarding mental health issues,

                        therapies, their conditions, self-care techniques and prevention.                         Provide mental health counseling as needed to residents and

                        families                         Recommend rehabilitation or intervention programs to overcome

                        addiction issues in addition to recommendations for most

                        appropriate level of care for residents.                         Participate as part of a team in child team conference,

                        psychotropic medication meetings, red flag meetings in the

                        provision of significant input concerning residents’ overall

                        functioning as well as communicate their needs.                                                   Respond to mental health crisis situations involving residents and

                                                  aid with supportive guidance to staff on crisis resolution                                                   Provide supervision and oversight for college psychology degree

                                                  student interns

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