Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Psychology Assistant

Job Locations US-Within Cuyahoga County
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/31/2018 3:14 PM)
# of Openings
1
Salary Range
NB10
Min Salary
USD $57,077.00/Yr.
Category
Behavioral & Health Supports
Specific Facility
To Be Determined
Position Reports To
Psychologist, Psychology Supervisor, and/or Chief Clinical Officer
Work Schedule
7.5 hours a day / 12 months (Flexible Schedule)

Overview

The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities is seeking a full-time Psychology Assistant to work under the supervision of a licensed psychologist to provide cognitive and behavioral assessment and interventions to clients and families, and provide consultation and training for staff.  Provide timely and thorough documentation of all services provided.  The nature of work will include, but is not limited to the following:

 

  • Perform evaluations to aid in diagnostic and behavior support planning; interpret evaluations to parents, staff or other appropriate parties.
  • Make recommendations for program placement, objectives and interventions.
  • Evaluate and conceptualize the needs of clients on the basis of client history, test data, interviews, direct observation and professional literature.
  • Provide counseling or therapy and other direct behaviorally oriented interventions to clients and families, including services to groups of clients where appropriate.
  • Develop or assist in developing data collection procedures and behavior programs. Monitor implementation of behavior management policies and procedures. Train staff in the implementation of techniques when needed.
  • Assist in the collection of program evaluation data in accordance with department or agency direction.
  • Consistently meet departmental productivity requirements, project completion and documentation requirements as specified in the Behavior Support and Procedures Manual and in the BHS Department Guidelines document.
  • Maintain all required statistics and records.
  • Provide behaviorally related training for CCBDD and other staff and parents.
  • Come to supervision prepared to discuss cases with supervisor and keeps supervisor well informed on all cases.

 

Qualifications

  • MA or MS Degree in psychology with a focus on clinical practice or certified in school psychology; specific training or experience with developmental disabilities and psychological testing.
  • Registration as a Psychology Assistant with the State Board of Psychology (may be obtained upon hire).
  • Certified as a Service and Support Administrator (may be obtained upon hire.)
  • Valid state of Ohio driver's license and continued maintenance of excellent driving record.

 

 

Posting End Date:  There is no end date on this job posting because HR will continue to accept Applications until the position has been filled.

 

 

Equal Opportunity StatementAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information about the law, click here:  EEO Information

 

- The Cuyahoga County Board of DD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

- Individuals who may need assistance with the application process should contact Human Resources.

- All Job tentative offers are made with the understanding that prospective new employees pass a drug test and background check prior to being hired. 

 

Questions about the application process?  Review answers to our FAQs here: FAQS and How to Contact H.R.

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