Website Mitchell's Place
Comprehensive Autism Treatment Center
Mitchell’s Place is seeking a licensed psychologist experienced in working with young children with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. Services provided to include diagnostic testing, consultation services and family and individual counseling that is behaviorally based.
Desired Applicant Traits:
- Applied behavior analysis background or extensive training with behavior
- Strong Communication skills
Essential Job Functions:
- Conduct comprehensive psychological and psychoeducational evaluations for children ages 2 through 16, who present with symptoms of autism, developmental disabilities, ADHD, behavioral difficulties, etc.
- Generate in-depth reports that provide a complete picture of patient functioning and demonstrates thorough analysis of data, including standardized test results, clinical interviews, observation, and any other relevant information. These reports should be generated in a timely manner for a pre-scheduled feedback.
- Develop and present an extensive list of positive, constructive and concrete recommendations (based on behavior principals) to assist patients with a diagnosis.
- Conduct detailed assessment feedback appointments both individually, and with a diagnostic team to ensure patients and/or families understand reports and recommendations.
- Counsel and provide ongoing treatment for families whose children are affected with autism, developmental disabilities, ADHD, etc. that includes supports that are behaviorally based.
- Collaborate and function as a vital part of a multi-disciplinary team.
- Provide leadership in a multi-disciplinary team, including educators, staff, parents and other professionals to accomplish assessment and treatment goals.
- Promote and grow the psychology assessment and treatment clientele for Mitchell’s Place.
- Work with insurance companies and Mitchell’s Place staff to provide as much coverage for families.
- Work collaboratively in the autism community to educate, conduct research and help further grow the services needed for families who are affected by autism.
- Education: PH. D or PsyD in Clinical Psychology from an APA Accredited Program, completion of an APA Accredited Internship
- License status: Licensed or license-eligible as a psychologist in Alabama
- Strongly recommend: Board Certified Behavior Analyst license