Psychologist (PhD, PsyD) - Special Education
Company: Hartford HealthCare
Posted on: May 3, 2021
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with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment
matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticuts most
comprehensive healthcare network.
The Institute of Living, one of the first mental health centers in
the U.S., remains one of Americas leading not-for-profit centers
for patient care, research and education in the fields of
behavioral, psychiatric and addiction disorder. Through our
dedicated, experienced and skilled clinicians, we provide patients
and their families with the highest quality of personalized care.
Programs are offered for children, adolescents and adults
struggling with mental illness as well as offering services
specializing in Anxiety, Eating Disorders, and Geriatric
Special education programs began in 1968, providing therapeutic and
educational experiences to students in the Hartford and Central
Connecticut area. Today, The Webb Schools provide a comprehensive
array of services to public schools, ranging from in-district
consultations to student enrollments at one of our state-approved,
special education schools located in Hartford and Cheshire. Our
mission is to provide individually tailored programs for students
in the least restrictive environment. We also provide consultation
and education concerning mental health issues in schools to
parents, communities, and school districts.
The Psychologist at the Grace Webb School is part of an
inter-disciplinary team working to help children with mental health
issues make academic, social, and emotional progress. Clinical
duties include conducting psychological evaluations, carrying a
caseload of students for school-based individual psychotherapy,
co-leading school-based group psychotherapy, responding to
behavioral crises, and performing risk assessments as needed.
Psychological evaluations include cognitive, social-emotional,
behavioral and personality testing. The psychologist is responsible
for consulting with team members, developing and implementing
individual education plan (IEP) clinical goals, writing functional
behavioral assessments (FBA) and behavior intervention plans (BIP),
and attending Planning Placement Team and staff meetings.
Communicating with parents/guardians, and coordinating treatment
with outside providers is also an important part of the job. A
strong candidate will have excellent communication skills and the
ability to work as a member of multidisciplinary team. Good
judgment in pressured situations, effective leadership and
consultation skills, and a willingness to be flexible and
self-reflective are preferred qualities.
Doctorate of Philosophy in Psychology (PhD.) or Doctorate in
Psychology (Psy.D.) from an APA accredited institution with
completion of APA approved internship
Completion of at leat one year post internship supervisory
experience with childern and adolescents
Licensed to practice Psychology in the State of Connecticut.
Experience working with children and adolescents with a range of
mental health disorders and familiarity with special education is
We take great care of careers.
As a Hartford Healthcare entity, The Hartford Hospital Institute of
Living provides eligible employees with an extensive benefits
package and all the benefits of working in a thriving centrally
located urban community:
- Medical and dental benefits
- 401(k) plan with employer match
- Generous paid time off with accrual starting on the date of
- Additional voluntary benefits as well as employee discount
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers
exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you
are part of an organization on the cutting edge helping to bring
new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education
to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving
organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a
competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.
Every moment matters. And this is your moment .
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