Southwest Human Development

  • Psychologist- Children's Developmental Center

    Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
    Posted Date 12 months ago(4/21/2017 6:33 PM)
    ID
    2017-1340
    Job Code
    1339
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    We are looking for a psychologist to join the CDC team, and to be part of our exciting new Autism Center of Excellence.

    Responsibilities

    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.

     

    BENEFITS

    Southwest Human Development offers an excellent benefits package for full time and part-time employment.

     

    Full-time Benefits

    Health insurance (provided at no cost to the employee)

    Dental insurance

    Life insurance

    Vision insurance

    Employee Assistance Program

    Flexible spending account

    401(k) retirement plan

    Paid vacation

    Paid sick time

    Paid holiday

    Ongoing training and professional development

    Supportive, relationship-based supervision model

    Qualifications

    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.

     

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