PSYCHOLOGIST - CBIT
Company: Kennedy Krieger Institute
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Overview:the Psychologist I will provide psychotherapy for
children and adolescents served through the Psychiatric Mental
Health Program in close coordination with The Tourette Syndrome
Center of Excellence at Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins
Medicine (TCOE). The psychologist will maintain a clinical caseload
including individual and family psychotherapy, diagnostic
assessments, parent training, and, counseling in child development
and behavior management. The Psychologist 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
- Functions as a therapist within the Kennedy Krieger Institute's
Psychiatric Mental Health Program (PMHP). Work in close
coordination with The Tourette Syndrome Center of Excellence at
Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins Medicine (TCOE) to
provide high quality evidence-based care in individual, family, and
group therapy formats in an outpatient setting. Other interventions
may include exposure response prevention, cognitive-behavioral
therapy, social skills training, psycho-education and
crisis-intervention, and other treatment modalities as appropriate
to the needs of the patient.
- Provides consultation to other treating clinicians within the
PMHP and TCOE.
- Conducts evaluations, including diagnostic assessments, and
psychological testing to support care. 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 EPIC 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 Medical Director, Director of Psychology Services,
and Clinical Director in the development of clinical
- 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
Kennedy Krieger Institute/discipline/program operations.
- Participates in the implementation of innovative programs,
methods and research that contribute to the PMHP and to the
- Collaborates with faculty and staff within department and
throughout the Institute and Johns Hopkins University in the
implementation of research studies that have a psychological
- 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
- Maintains Institute productivity and compliance
- Licensure as a psychologist in Maryland is required.
- Must have received postdoctoral training in Comprehensive
Behavior Intervention for Tics (CBIT) and Exposure and Response
- Doctoral degree in Psychology from an APA/CPA-accredited
college or university is required.
- Completion of APA/CPA-accredited pre-doctoral internship is
- Postdoctoral fellowship is required.EXPERIENCE:Minimum 1-year
experience in working with a population of children, both with and
without intellectual/neurodevelopmental disabilities, and/or
psychiatric disorders. This experience may be satisfied through
postdoctoral training in psychology.
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