Behavioral Psychologist - Center of Excellence in Autism and Developmental Disorders

  • MaineHealth
  • South Portland, ME, USA
  • Jan 05, 2021

Job Description

Summary

Position Summary:

The Behavioral Psychologist will work in the outpatient clinic of the Center of Excellence in Autism and Developmental Disorders to provide assessment and treatment of behavioral and psychological challenges for youth and adults.  This position is part of a multi-disciplinary clinic that includes psychiatry, case management and therapists.  This position will complete psychological evaluations to address intellectual functioning, adaptive behavior and mental health, and will also be responsible for the development of positive behavior support plans, and parent, patient and staff training and consultation.  The successful candidate will have experience working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities with co-occurring behavioral and emotional challenges.

 

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

• Licensure or license eligible as a PhD or PsyD in the State of Maine required.

•Certification from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst OR significant training in the use of ABA principles to assess and treat problem behaviors.

•Must display strong interpersonal, planning, analytical skills, professionalism, and maturity

•Strong verbal and written communication skills