Services for the Underserved

Psychologist, Developmental Disabilities

US-NY-Brooklyn
Category
Developmental Disabilities
Type
Regular Part-Time

Position Overview

Company Overview:

 

Services for the UnderServed (SUS) is a New York-based nonprofit organization that provides housing and support services to 25,000 individuals and their families living in New York City and Long Island.  SUS believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose.

 

For more than 35 years, SUS has been transforming this belief into reality by working as an advocate for people with life circumstances marked by intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health challenges, poverty, & histories of incarceration and/or trauma.

 

We drive scalable solutions to transform the lives of people with disabilities, people in poverty and people facing homelessness: solutions that contribute to righting societal imbalances. Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our clients and communities while contributing to the development of our employees.

 

NEW AND EXCITING OPPORTUNITY

 

 Licensed Psychologist for our New York Start Program.

Flexible Schedule: Full-time, Part-time, or Per-diem

Please visit http://www.centerforstartservices.org/ to learn more about The Center for Start Model.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will review START Program related documentation and provide clinical input.

Provide an oversight and consultation on positive behavior and interaction supports and other written documents while participating in recurring team meetings as necessary.

Develop positive behavior support and interaction plans as necessary for guests at the resource center who require more extensive safety measures. Participate in discussion regarding potential resource center admissions. Provide on-site consultation as needed for guests receiving center-based and/or mobile supports

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in psychology and licensed by the state’s/province’s Psychology Board
  • Minimum of 7 years’ clinical experience working with the IDD/MI population
  • Extensive experience in intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), specifically with people who have IDD and behavioral health needs. Experience developing and implementing positive behavior support plans preferred.
  • Must be a certified coordinator or have the ability to complete the START coordinator certification process within 6-12 months of hiring.

 

 

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