| the Psychologist I will maintain a clinical caseload including individual and family psychotherapy, diagnostic assessments, parent training, and, counseling in child development and behavior management. The Psychologist will administer and score psychological tests, assist parents or caregivers in advocating for their children’s needs in the community. Primary clinical responsibilities will be for individuals aged 5 years through young adulthood. |
Functions as a therapist within the Psychiatric Mental Health Program, providing high quality competent care in individual, family, and group therapy formats. This may include cognitive-behavioral therapy, social skills training, psycho-education and crisis-intervention, and other treatment modalities as appropriate to the needs of the patient.
Conducts evaluations, including diagnostic assessments, and psychological testing. Selects appropriate measures, scores, and interprets results in formulation for treatment planning and recommendations.
Develops and implements individualized treatment plans in collaboration with families, members of the patient’s treatment team, and maintains communication with community professionals involved in the patient’s plan of care.
Enter reports into the Electronic Health Record System. Assists in coordinating needed services and referrals for patients and families, including but not limited to residential treatment, psychiatric hospitalization, day treatment, in-home services, and school advocacy.
Assists the Department Director and Clinical Director in the development of clinical initiatives.
Participates in meetings with discipline supervisor, program supervisor meetings, clinical trainings and other activities. Attends and participates in program meetings, case conferences, team meetings, and any others related to direct patient care or KKI/discipline/program operations.
Participates in the implementation of innovative programs, methods and research that contribute to the Psychiatric Mental Health Program and to the profession.
Collaborates with faculty and staff within Department and throughout KKI and Johns Hopkins University in the implementation of research studies that have a psychological component.
Maintains familiarity with Maryland state laws and the laws and ethical guidelines defined by one’s credentialing board with respect to patient confidentiality, conflicting interests, reporting of abuse, patient termination, and supervision of psychology associates.
Maintains Institute productivity and compliance standards