We are looking for a psychologist to join the CDC team, and to be part of our exciting new Autism Center of Excellence.
We are looking for a psychologist to join the CDC team, and to be part of our exciting new Autism Center of Excellence. Responsibility includes administration, scoring, and interpretation of psychological and developmental tools for young children with an emphasis on autism spectrum disorder evaluations. Knowledge and assessment of trauma in young children is a required and critical skill for this position. The psychologist completes record reviews and selects tools that are sensitive to age, culture, language, and developmental level, and completes comprehensive reports that include recommendations and connection to community services. Other responsibilities include counseling families regarding assessment findings and impressions, consulting and collaborating with team members, and providing therapeutic services. Familiarity with the DIR® and the DIRFloortime® intervention is preferred.
Southwest Human Development is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Southwest Human Development offers an excellent benefits package for full time and part-time employment.
Health insurance (provided at no cost to the employee)
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible spending account
401(k) retirement plan
Paid sick time
Ongoing training and professional development
Supportive, relationship-based supervision model
Doctorate degree in Clinical, Developmental or School Psychology; licensure in Arizona; Post Doctoral experience to include training and experience in developmental evaluations; ability and experience working independently but also working within an interdisciplinary setting and team;
Experience using relationship-based approaches to treatment and assessment; competency with use of the following tools: Bayley Scales of Infant Development, Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS), and Wechsler Scales.
Experience working with young children with Autism required.
Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card OR eligibility for a valid Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card is required.