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Supervising Psychologist - Central Nebraska

Boys Town Grand Island, NE
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Supervising Psychologist - Central Nebraska

Closing Date: December 13, 2017

OVERVIEW OF BOYS TOWN

Are you passionate about shaping the future of Americas Youth?
Boys Town Grand Island is changing the way America cares for children, families and communities by providing and promoting an Integrated Continuum of Care that instills Boys Town values to strengthen body, mind and spirit.
Our mission is centered on creating an environment for children that includes trust, discipline, emotional support and respect. We believe that all children and youth have the potential to become bright, productive, adjusted, loving people.
Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs. As one of the countrys largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year. Join our Town today and help us shape the future of America!

As our Supervising Psychologist you would assess and evaluate individual problems through the use of case history, interviews, and observations. This position also provides children or family counseling services to assist individuals in achieving more effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development and adjustment.

You would function as a Supervising Practitioner in Behavioral Health Services. This would include Oversight of the clinical activities of junior staff (i.e., postdoctoral fellows, psychology interns, master's level clinicians). Providing individual and group supervision for staff assigned on a regular basis.Reviewing and signing clinical correspondence generated by junior clinical staff as required. Pursues ongoing education related to the fields of clinical psychology, behavioral pediatrics, and parent training. You would conducts psychological assessments and provide therapy to children and families referred for Behavioral Health services as well as assist in establishing a referral base as appropriate. You would conduct psycho educational, cognitive, clinical, and risk assessments for youth. You would compile assessments into a summary report and provide treatment or placement recommendations. You would provide clinical consultation pertaining to children and families referred for services. You would carry a case load of clients and provide direct services to clients each week based on the amount of other administrative duties. You would assist in establishing and maintaining a referral base from Boys Town or local pediatricians, local schools, other treatment providers, and general community referrals.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Familiarity with the Boys Town Model or a similar behaviorally-oriented approach.
Knowledge of mental illness, deficiency, deterioration and personality disorders.
Knowledge of the theories, principles and practices of psychology. Knowledge of the principles and methods of administering, scoring and interpreting a wide variety of psychological and vocational tests.
Knowledge of service planning and psychiatric rehabilitation methods. Knowledge of psychological research and statistics.
Skill in performing difficult and complex testing, evaluation, diagnosis and therapy.
Ability to apply psychological principles to therapeutic intervention with individuals, groups and families.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people.
Ability to communicate in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Ph.D. in psychology or related field and advanced training in clinical, school, or counseling psychology, behavioral pediatrics, or parent training.
Must have completed an APA approved internship or equivalent.
Must be a licensed (or licensable) psychologist in the state of Nebraska.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

Key Words: Psychologist, Staff Psychologist, Supervising Psychologist, Supervising Practitioner, Clinic Director













Job Details

Date Posted November 15, 2017
Date Closes December 15, 2017
Requisition 11272
Located In Grand island, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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