The incumbent of this position serves as Clinical Psychologist in the Office of Forensic Services, Behavioral Health Authority and is responsible for providing psychological and limited neuropsychological services and assessments for defendants. The incumbent makes recommendations regarding court related issues based on the referral question. The incumbent provides training for psychology trainees and pre-licensure psychologists. Provides expert court testimony and serves as consultant to staff of other disciplines and agencies.
Satisfactory completion as an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited doctoral program (Ph.D. or Psy.D) in clinical or counseling psychology and an (APA) accredited clinical internship. This position requires one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 12 level.
Licensures, Certifications and other requirements
In addition to the basic requirements, applicants must be a licensed Clinical Psychologist in the District of Columbia through the Department of Health, Health Professional Licensing Administration.
Satisfactory completion as an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited doctoral program (Ph.D. or Psy.D) in clinical or counseling psychology and an (APA) accredited clinical internship.
Specialized knowledge in clinical psychological assessment and/or treatment of adults, including the elderly.
Specialized knowledge in forensic psychological evaluations for the court.
Knowledge of current trends and the latest advances with regard to professional issues and affairs through continuing education and participation within the professional community.
This position involves working with emotionally disturbed patients.
WORKSITE: 500 Indiana Avenue, NW &
35 K Street, N.E.
TOUR OF DUTY: 8:15am – 4:45pm Monday – Friday
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Open to the Public
FIRST SCREENING DATE: 2/13/17 and every two (2) weeks thereafter
DURATION OF APPOINTMENT: Permanent
This position IS in the collective bargaining unit represented by Psychologists Union.