the Psychologist I provides psychotherapy in the Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress (CCFTS) treatment program. These children are primarily those who have experienced or may be at risk for trauma through physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, domestic and community violence. The Psychologist I will assess these children along a continuum of screenings to full psychological evaluations. These are formal evaluations requiring psychometrically sound instruments, in addition to clinical interviewing. Assessment areas include emotional, cognitive, achievement, and developmental functioning of referred children. This position requires the ability to address the needs of this population. The Doctoral Level Psychologist may also participate in research or other projects at the direction of the Director of Clinical Services. This position requires the incumbent to be bilingual in English and Spanish with a proficiency level that meets the Institutes minimum standards.
Doctoral degree in psychology from an accredited college, university, or professional school and is licensed to practice psychology in the state of Maryland.
Must have had at least one year's supervised post-doctoral experience in clinical psychological work with children, preferably in a community or hospital setting with children who are traumatized, severely emotionally disturbed, or who have experienced abuse/neglect.