Services for the Underserved

  • Psychologist, Developmental Disabilities

    Job Location US-NY-Brooklyn
    Category
    Developmental Disabilities
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
  • Position Overview

    In this role the Psychologist will provide oversight and consultation on positive behavior and interaction supports while participating in recurring team meetings as part of the NYSTART Brooklyn team. The ideal candidate will develop positive behavior support and interaction plans as necessary for guests at the resource center who require more extensive safety measures. The Psychologist will participate in discussions regarding resource center admissions and provide on-site consultation as needed for guests receiving center-based and/or mobile supports.

     

    For more information on NYSTART visit https://opwdd.ny.gov/ny-start/home 

     

    Qualifications

    • Ph.D in psychology and licensed in NYS
    • Minimum of 1 year clinical experience working with the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) population
    • Extensive experience with people who have IDD and behavioral health needs
    • Experience developing and implementing positive behavior support plans
    • Must be a certified coordinator or have the ability to complete the START coordinator certification process within 6-12 months of hiring

     

    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.

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