Leake and Watts Services

  • Behavioral Health Psychologist

    Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
    Posted Date 4 months ago(1/25/2018 2:36 PM)
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  • Overview

    The Psychologist will be responsible for working with children, adolescents and their biological or foster families providing evidence-based treatment to stabilize and improve child/adolescents behavioral health challenges and to support the child/adolescent and their families identified goals and outcomes. In addition, the Psychologist will administer.


    • Administers developmental testing
    • Coordinates Treatment Planning Conferences
    • Conducts Home Based (Off-Site) visits as needed
    • Develops discharge resources and after care planning
    • Provides timely communication with outside providers  
    • Serves as the liaison between the school and the family
    • Coordinates and monitor multi-disciplinary service provision
    • Attends weekly clinical supervision with assigned supervisor
    • Provides verbal therapy (Individual, collateral, family and group) 
    • Participates in weekly clinical team meetings and monthly staff meetings
    • Responsible to maintain up to date case record documentation and reports, including treatment plans, plan amendments, progress notes and Psychosocial Assessments


    • Bilingual Spanish
    • PhD or PsyD Degree in Psychology
    • Knowledge of child and adolescent development 
    • Knowledge of Substance Abuse treatment experience
    • Licensed in the State of New York (LCSW, LMSW, LMHC)
    • Excellent verbal, written communication and organizational skills are essential
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and experience in utilizing Electronic Health Records 
    • Knowledge of New York State Office of Mental Health, Child Welfare and related regulations preferred


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