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Clinical Child Psychologist

Job Description
Organization: 
Rocky Mountain Human Services
Organization Type: 
501(c)(3)
Job Location: 
Denver Metro
Type of Job: 
Full-time
Job Category: 
Programs/Services | Other
Job Description: 

This position is responsible for providing clinical services to children and adolescents with autism and other special needs.  The Clinical Child Psychologist will be responsible for the following:  (1) Conducting evaluations (diagnostic interviews, direct testing, and interpretation of results to parents) for children and adolescents presenting with a question of autism spectrum and related conditions; (2) Treatment of children and adolescents with autism and other co-morbid conditions (primarily parent training and behavioral or cognitive-behavioral therapy); (3) Additional clinical services for children with special needs with the focus determined by the interest of the psychologist (e.g., children with intellectual disabilities, genetic disorders, mood dysregulation, behavioral and conduct issues, elimination issues, infant mental health, etc.) .  The Clinical Child Psychologist may also have the opportunity to contribute to existing research projects related to autism/developmental screening or early intervention outcomes, and/or to provide clinical supervision to graduate student trainees. He/she will also provide consultation to Service Coordinators, contracted providers, and families, to assist in meeting the needs of customers. 

Why work at Rocky Mountain Human Services?

You will have the opportunity to contribute to an organization serving children with developmental delays and disabilities, adults with cognitive and intellectual disabilities, and veterans in need of employment assistance or who are homeless.

Areas of Responsibility

Essential Duties

  1. Conduct psychological assessments for diagnostic purposes.
  2. Develop an individualized treatment plan for each child seen for intervention.
  3. Educate family members on what they can do to support their child’s development and/or how to respond to certain behaviors.
  4. Recommend additional services to support development.
  5. Provide complete documentation and records of assessments and treatments according to RMHS policies and procedures.
  6. Provide parent, community, departmental, and professional training in areas of expertise
  7. Collaborates with staff to implement IFSPs.  Shares knowledge and resources that enhance children’s developmental progress.
  8. Carries an intervention caseload with children zero to 18 years old, providing individual and family therapy.
  9. Potentially supervise graduate students or post-doctoral fellows.
  10. Performs other clinical or administrative duties as assigned by clinical team lead

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Ability to evaluate and treat children in both Spanish and English
  2. Familiarity with Early Intervention/Part C services and systems
  3. Training and experience in infant and early childhood mental health
  4. Experience with all modules of the ADOS-2
  5. Ability to provide IQ and adaptive assessment for adults with a question of I/DD
  6. Experience with intensive early behavioral intervention for young children with autism
  7. Experience with DC: 0-5 and/or DM-ID-2
Requirements/Qualifications
  • Doctorate in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology from an APA-accredited doctoral program
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as a psychologist with the Colorado State Board of Psychologist Examiners
  • Experience working with children with autism and other developmental delays or disabilities, both assessment and intervention
  • Experience with best practice diagnostic measures for autism spectrum disorders (e.g., ADOS-2/ADI-R)
  • Familiarity with a range of assessment measures used with infants and toddlers (e.g., Bayley-III, Mullen Scales of Early Learning), as well as measures used with school-aged children and adolescents (e.g., WISC-V, Stanford-Binet-V)
  • Knowledge of DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for common child and adolescent disorders
  • Must have basic computer skills, including word processing
  • Ability to work well with complex child and family issues.
  • Knowledge of a variety of evidence-based therapeutic interventions relevant to the population.
  • Ability to respond to and engage with children of different ages and from different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and their families.
  • Adherence to all relevant professional, ethical, and legal regulations.
  • Ability and willingness to engage in a transdisciplinary team of early childhood professionals.
Compensation/Benefits

RMHS provides great benefits such as:

  • Employer paid medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Generous paid time off such as vacation, sick, personal, and holidays
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • 403(B) with company match
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employer-paid training

Rocky Mountain Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to racial, ethnic and cultural diversity and the goals of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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