At PSYCHWEST, Clinical & Forensic Psychology, you will join a team who shares your desire for improving the mental health of individuals, families, and the community by helping others achieve optimal mental health wellness. PSYCHWEST provides both clinical and forensic services to the community including individual, family, and couples therapy, Cogmed Working Memory Training, and psychological evaluations.
Assessments are conducted for all ages and include evaluations for learning disability, presurgical determination, worker’s compensation, attention difficulties, mental competency to stand trial, disability, and varied risk assessments. It is home to the Mental Competency Assessment and Training Program (MCAT), a program that provides assessments and training to individuals whose mental competency to stand trial is in question.
PSYCHWEST, Clinical & Forensic Psychology is a rapidly growing clinical and forensic practice. Our offices are located throughout California where a diverse range of cultural and recreational entertainment exists making it a desirable place to work and live. Medical benefits, PTO, and retirement benefits are provided for qualified employees.
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PSYCHWEST, Clinical & Forensic Psychology, is seeking a confident, enthusiastic, and compassionate licensed psychologist to provide a broad range of clinical and forensic mental health services, including therapy and assessments, for adults, children, adolescents, families, and couples. Training can be provided in conducting numerous types of forensic and psychological evaluations, cognitive behavioral therapy, EMDR techniques, and the Couples Communication Enrichment Program (CCEP) for couples’ therapy. Ample experience and training is provided for a variety of clinical and forensic assessments. Possible advancement opportunities are possible, if desired, with increased duties including CCEP and MCAT program expansion and management, company program development, generation of research data, and presentation of professional courses and workshops. This position is for those individuals who want to grow with PSYCHWEST, Clinical & Forensic Psychology and desire a stimulating and motivating career opportunity.
Essential Job Duties May Include:
- Perform clinical and forensic mental health evaluations
- Test administration and report writing with interpretations, recommendations and diagnoses
- Provide services with the Mental Competency Assessment and Training Program (MCAT) throughout California
- Completion of therapeutic notes, progress notes, treatment plans, and clinical and forensic psychological evaluation reports
- Participate in staff conferences to evaluate and discuss treatment plans
- Provide clinical supervision to interns, fellows, and other mental health trainees
-Provide clinical and forensic mental health treatment
- Provide clinical and forensic mental health treatment
- Conduct therapy for individuals (children, adolescents and adults), families and couples
-Completion of therapeutic notes, progress notes, and treatment plans
-Participate in staff conferences to evaluate and discuss treatment plans
-Provide clinical supervision to interns and other mental health trainees
-Must be willing to provide services at both Northern California offices (Yuba City & Granite Bay)
Pre-doctoral and post-doctoral internship positions are available.
Responsibilities May Include:
- Clinical & Forensic Assessments- scoring, interviewing, testing protocol, report writing, diagnosis, and recommendations.
- Therapy - individuals, couples, and families with children, adolescents, and adults.
- Presentations - provide presentations and consultation to professional staff and doctoral students regarding therapy techniques, assessment material, or other applicable information.
- Provide Supervision - model assessment techniques and provide scoring, analysis, and interpretation training.
- Community Outreach - contact community organizations to inform/continue contact with them regarding program services.
- Program Development - augment current programs including the CCEP (Couple's Communication Enrichment Program), MCAT (Mental Competency Assessment and Training Program), continuing education program, and student/intern/fellow training development.
- Program Implementation - Model and encourage participants and provide feedback to children/parents/families in neurocognitive assessment and monitoring programs.
- Participation in regular staff and supervision meetings
- Other opportunities including observation, consultation, program evaluation, and research
- Conduct forensic state disability assessments. This would include: scoring, interviewing, testing protocol, report writing, diagnosis, and recommendations.
- Participate in supervision
- Assist in conducting other clinical and forensic psychological evaluations
- Other opportunities may include observation, consultation, program evaluation, and research
Mental Competency Instructor
Mental Competency Instructors are responsible for teaching individuals with developmental disabilities who have been found to be incompetent to stand trial regarding court proceedings and their specific court case. Training is provided based on each individual’s developmental level, assessment results, and the nature of the case. Instruction is multidimensional and includes visual and auditory aids. The instructor is responsible for report writing, case management and consistent communication with other mental competency trainers regarding clients' program level. Regular contact with program supervisor and consultation with a forensic psychologist is provided.
Candidates should be enthusiastic and have a positive work ethic. Excellent organizational skills and an ability to communicate clearly, verbally and in writing, are important. Instructors should be independent, self-motivated and have an ability to adjust to varying learning styles and speeds. Computer literacy is ideal.
Previous experience in the area of teaching is preferred although training can be provided. Instructors must possess a minimum of a bachelor's degree in a field related to education/psychology. Driving is required and candidates must have a valid driver's license and car insurance.
Psychwest is a casual yet professional office with friendly people. The office assistant supports current administrative staff in smoothly running a small business. Candidates should be enthusiastic and have a positive work ethic. Excellent organizational skills and an ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing are important. Duties may include: working with computer programs including Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Access, payroll, accounts payable/receivable, answering phones, scheduling appointments, filing, data entry, organization and miscellaneous projects as assigned.