The licensed psychologist provides a full range of clinical services to Connecticut Children's patients, students and their families. These services may include psychological assessment, psychometric evaluations, and treatment that may be individual, group, or family as assigned. The psychologist provides consultation and collaboration with relevant team members to promote patient/student needs. The psychologist also collaborates with community agencies and mental health care providers to facilitate the provision of comprehensive services. The psychologist may provide a % FTE focused on research specific to a chronic illness population.
Clinical Training and Professional Development:
Participates in clinical training including case conferences and clinical seminar.
Supervises/trains graduate practicum students and other trainees as assigned.
Participates in staff development activities
Maintains professional expertise through involvement in professional organizations and continuing education programs.
Assesses needed services and supports and makes efforts to secure as appropriate.
Communicates with appropriate agencies to keep providers informed of relevant developments.
Maintains collegial relationships with team members, responding to concerns, , assessing progress and communicating on case developments.
Age-Specific and Cultural Competencies:
Demonstrates knowledge of population-specific differences and needs from pre-school through adolescence and applies this knowledge.
Demonstrates cultural sensitivity in all interactions with students/patients/families and co-workers.
Demonstrates support for the mission and values of the organization through behaviors that are consistent with the CCMC Standards.
Performs other related responsibilities as assigned.
Role Specific Responsibilities : Pediatric Psychology
Provide direct clinical services to patients and families.
Consult with multidisciplinary teams to optimize medical and psychological care.
Participate in clinical research activities, including quality improvement initiatives.
Provide supervision to pediatric psychology pre-doctoral interns and postdoctoral fellows, as well as teaching of medical students and pediatric residents.
May supervise graduate psychology practicum student(s), pre-doctoral interns, and post-doctoral fellows.
Doctoral degree in Psychology/Clinical Psychology/School Psychology/ Counseling Psychology required plus completion of an APA approved internship and post-doctoral fellowship or one year of supervised experience in a treatment setting for children and adolescents.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
- Clinical Research
- Clinical Works
- Diseases And Disorders
- Diversity Awareness