Kennedy Krieger Institute


Vacancy ID
Pos. Category
Job Location : Street
3901 Greenspring Avenue
# of Hours
Job Locations
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time
Department : Name
CASSI (Center for Autism Services Science and Innovation)


The Psychologist I will provide psychological treatment services and/or psychodiagnostic assessments for outpatient clients at the Center for Autism Services, Science, and Innovation (CASSI, formerly known as the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, or CARD). The Psychologist I will also provide training to parents, paraprofessionals and professionals. Primary clinical responsibilities will be for patients aged 2 through young adult.


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  1. Provide direct fee for service services in the CASSI clinic to include treatment (individual sessions, consultations, dyads and groups, child and/or child/family), and psychodiagnostic assessment (behavioral assessment, psychological testing).
  2. Participate in interdisciplinary staff meetings as needed to discuss and evaluate the diagnoses and treatment/management of patients and formulate rehabilitation plans.
  3. Provide interpretative information to parents and/or primary caregivers (including teachers, therapists); may provide short-term counseling to parents for effecting changes in child management.
  4. Initiate and participate in innovative programs and research projects.
  5. Assist CASSI psychology supervisors in the development of research initiatives.
  6. Design and conduct presentations nationally, regionally, and locally.
  7. Assist in preparation of grant proposals for submission
  8. Assist in preparation of manuscripts for submission for publication.
  9. Enter reports and patient correspondence into Epic, including entering test data into the department database
  10. Maintain productivity and reporting standards.



  • Primary clinical responsibilities will be for patients ages 2 through young adult.
  • Licensure in Maryland.
  • Credentialed as a Licensed Psychologist by the Kennedy Krieger Institute Medical Staff.



  • Doctoral degree in psychology from an APA- or CPA-accredited doctoral program.
  • Completion of an APA- or CPA-accredited predoctoral internship in professional psychology.
  • At least one year of postdoctoral fellowship is required.



Minimum of 1 year of experience in working with children with developmental disabilities (may be satisfied through postdoctoral training in psychology).


We require full COVID vaccination or documentation of medical and/or religious exemption(s) approval for this job as we are a healthcare institution committed to putting health and safety first for our patients, students, employees, and the communities we serve.


Kennedy Krieger Institute offers excellent benefits including 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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