The Child Mind Institute is proud to announce the opening of a new offering, the Autism Center. The Autism Center is an integrated research lab and clinical service with an emphasis on understanding the neurobiology of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and providing evidence-based treatment. Clinicians work intensively with children, parents, and teachers, and in collaboration with internal and external clinical partners. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in both research and clinical programs, and to contribute to a dynamic and collaborative team.
The team is seeking a passionate and energetic Clinical Psychologist to who is interested in providing evidence-based outpatient treatment to children, adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum and related disorders and who may also have comorbid related conditions. These treatments include, but are not limited to: applied behavior analysis, behavioral parent training, social skills training, cognitive behavioral therapy, school consultation, and coordination with collateral providers. The role will also include opportunities to provide diagnostic evaluations to determine clinically indicated treatments and supports.
Reporting to the Senior Director, Autism Center. This is an exempt, full-time, position.
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Provide evidence-based outpatient treatment to children, adolescents and young adults with autism and related disorders, including comorbid anxiety, mood and behavior disorders
Conduct family/community-based and targeted interventions with parents, schools and other family members, and maintain collateral contacts with educators and other providers
Complete comprehensive diagnostic evaluations which include:
Collecting necessary additional data (i.e., with ratings scales, collateral contact, etc.)
Delivering feedback and appropriate treatment recommendations
Manage timely clinical documentation and evaluation reports
Collaborate as part of a multidisciplinary team, including clinicians from other clinical and research centers
Provide clinical supervision to staff and trainees
Conduct public workshops on autism support and treatment for community outreach
Please upload your resume and cover letter during the application process.
PhD or PsyD from an APA-accredited program
Completion of APA-approved clinical pre-doctoral internship
Completion of post-doctoral fellowship
New York State psychology license
Advanced training and experience regarding Autism Spectrum Disorder and related conditions, particularly with children and adolescents
Proficiency in providing behavioral and cognitive-behavioral interventions
Training in ADOS-2, ADI-R administration and scoring
Experience supervising and training clinicians
Flexibility to work hours to meet productivity goals and deadlines
Team player with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective therapeutic relationships with a wide range of individuals/groups
Familiarity with using an electronic medical record preferred
Passion for the Child Mind Institute mission
Internal Number: 1489
About Child Mind Institute
The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. Our teams work every day to deliver the highest standards of care, advance the science of the developing brain and empower parents, professionals and policymakers to support children when and where they need it most. Together with our supporters, we're helping children reach their full potential in school and in life. We share all of our resources freely and do not accept any funding from the pharmaceutical industry.