CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

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Job description

Posting Identification Number 39298
Position Overview
The Division of Mental Health is seeking to hire a Clinical Psychologist for the Madden Mental Health Center located in Hines, Illinois to independently perform professional psychological assessments and therapy for a board range of individuals who are developmentally and behaviorally disabled and provides professional input into the developmental and revision of individual program plans. Implements programs to increase appropriate, adaptive behavior and decrease inappropriate, maladaptive behavior. Evaluates patients for emergency or involuntary admission and signs first certificates or admission of commitment and testifies in court regarding the same. Clinically supervises other staff and trainees in the treatment of patients. Serves as a member of the Interdisciplinary Treatment Team.
Job Responsibilities
1. Serves as Clinical Psychologist for the Madden Mental Health Center.
2. Develops special programs for various maladaptive behaviors.
3. Serves as a member of the Interdisciplinary Treatment Team.
4. Provides individual therapy to various patients.
5. Attends seminars and workshops exchanging information to assure a uniform approach consistent with Center policy for behavior training.
6. Participates in the Psychology Department meetings and training programs.
7. Attends and participates in all mandatory training.
8. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

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