Behavioral Psychologist - Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders (CADD) - #19543542

Maine Health

Date: Apr 6, 2021
City: South Portland, ME
Contract type: Full time
Maine Health

Position Summary The Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders, a division of Maine Behavioral Healthcare, is seeking a Behavioral Psychologist to focus on assessment and treatment of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities with co-occurring behavioral and emotional challenges. The position provides outpatient behavioral and psychological evaluations and treatment for this population, supported by a clinic team of other providers. This is an exciting opportunity for an academically-inclined psychologist to join a growing, nationally-recognized program that includes treatment, research and professional training for this population. This position is full-time and will join an expert multi-disciplinary team in the care of adults and older youth with developmental disorders and co-occurring behavioral health challenges. Multiple clinical research studies are being performed in our service, producing a rich learning environment, in addition to a bi-weekly DD case conference and access to a multi-level system of care for the population. This position joins a group of 3 psychologists and 8 BCBAs specializing in the population, together serving an exciting and growing specialty program that extends from acute inpatient to partial hospital to day treatment and outpatient clinic. This position is targeted to begin in summer 2021 when the new Center of Excellence facility is opening. Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) Licensure or license eligible as a PhD or PsyD in the State of Maine required. Certification from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst OR significant training in the use of ABA principles to assess and treat problem behaviors. Must display strong interpersonal, planning, analytical skills, professionalism, and maturity. Strong verbal and written communication skills.

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