Kennedy Krieger Institute

PSYCHOLOGIST - CENTER FOR CHILD AND FAMILY TRAUMATIC STRESS - $5,000 HIRING INCENTIVE AVAILABLE

Vacancy ID
7543
Pos. Category
Psychology
Job Location : Street
1741 Ashland Ave
# of Hours
40.00
Job Locations
US-MD-Baltimore
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time
Department : Name
FCI - Ctr for Child and Family Traumatic Stress

Overview

The Kennedy Krieger Institute Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress in Baltimore, Maryland has an opening for a Psychologist I to provide clinical care to children and families affected by violence, maltreatment, and other trauma. The clinical duties of a Psychologist I include conduct psychological evaluation ranging from screenings to full psychological evaluations, provide psychotherapy to children through individual, family, or group modalities as appropriate, and participate in the psychology training program.  The position includes opportunities to supervise doctoral-level and postdoctoral trainees in the Center’s APA accredited training program.  Faculty appointment at the affiliated Johns Hopkins School of Medicine is available for psychologists with demonstrated interest in research, teaching, and the pursuit of clinical leadership and expertise.

 

The successful applicant will 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.  Applicants must have clinical practice experience with marginalized communities and people of color. 

 

Kennedy Krieger Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides opportunities to all qualified applicants, free of discrimination and without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity/expression, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, neuro-divergent, protected veteran status or different abilities. 

 

**$5,000 hiring incentive available 

Responsibilities

  1. Provides psychotherapy to children through individual, family, or group modalities as appropriate.
  2. Provides diagnostic intakes and psychological evaluations covering cognitive, emotional, and achievement functioning of referred children.
  3. Participates in psychology staff meetings and CCFTS staff meetings to support ongoing program development.
  4. Demonstrates the ability to work clinically with severely disturbed children by identifying and managing acute crises.
  5. Collaborates with referring agencies, the local social service department and the school system to assist them utilizing the evaluation/treatments service to develop an agency services plan for the child and family.
  6. Maintains client activity at the projected level set by the department.
  7. Maintains each client’s medical record, which may include psychological evaluations, assessments and treatment plans, progress notes, reviews, and discharge summaries.
  8. May participate in the psychology training program and supervise externs, interns, or post-doctoral fellows when interest and capacity is demonstrated.

Qualifications

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Successful completion of an APA approved internship in clinical psychology.
  • Must hold and maintain CPR certification.

 

EDUCATION:

Doctoral degree in psychology from an accredited college, university, or professional school and is licensed to practice psychology in the state of Maryland.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • 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.
  • Must have clinical practice experience with marginalized communities and people of color.

Benefits

Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401K with match, tuition reimbursement, free parking and child care subsidies!  In addition, we offer rich professional development opportunities.

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