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General summary

This is a licensed professional position accountable for coordinating and managing the assessment and treatment of mental illnesses.  Provides thorough behavioral health services including assessment, diagnosis, and treatment.  Develops and implements individual treatment plans that specify type, frequency, intensity, and duration of therapy.  Treats and counsels clients and uses a variety of treatment methods to intervene and assist in behavior modification.  Writes reports on clients, and evaluates the effectiveness of counseling or other treatments and modifies plans and diagnoses as necessary.  May conduct court-ordered evaluations and provide testimony in court proceedings. 

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous level:  Knowledge of psychological assessment and measurement techniques.  Ability to develop, implement, and coordinate psychological services for an assigned treatment/habilitation program.

Typical qualifications

Licensure as a Psychologist. (If not licensed at time of hire, must attain license within 18 months.)

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