ANDRUS, a multi-service agency serving more than 5000 children and families annually, is hiring for a psychologist in our Campus Programs. ANDRUS’s mission is to nurture social and emotional well-being in children, families, and communities by delivering a broad range of vital services and providing research, training, and innovative program models that promote the standard of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.
The Psychologist for our campus programs will be responsible as a leader for the oversight and implementation of treatment services to children on the autism spectrum who live in our residential program. She or he will lead the treatment approach in our ASD cottage, including working collaboratively with the clinical director, campus and cottage teams, as well as service providers such as OT, PT, and speech and language providers. The psychologist will also help with the modeling and implementation of social skills and CBT groups in the cottage, and will supervise the BCBA’s implementation of a general behavioral program. He or she will ensure fidelity to best practices, oversee testing when needed, ensure behavioral and treatment goals are focused on and met, and provide direct care staff with ongoing professional development when possible.
The right candidate will have a PhD in psychology, experience in serving children with high functioning autism, work very well with colleagues of different disciplines, practice Sanctuary commitments such as open communication and emotional intelligence, be flexible and be able to manage crises and change.
Entry level qualifications:
- PhD in Psychology with an emphasis on specific training in ASD, License not required for first 18 months.
- Knowledge and proven experience in providing comprehensive, thoughtful, and thorough psychological testing and interpretation of assessments related to autism spectrum disorder (ADOS, etc.).
- Knowledge and/or proven experience working with children who have high functioning autism as well as a range of co-morbid psychiatric challenges, learning challenges, trauma histories, sensory needs, and so on.
- Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a high paced, demanding, creative, and collaborative environment.
- Commitment to and ability to practice the commitments of Sanctuary.
- Excellent organizational and writing skills.
- Solid speaking ability, ability to teach or co-teach concepts to adult learners.
- Experience working in a Residential Setting, with Sensory integration or in a Sanctuary certified agency a plus.
For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to HR-JP Department at 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email firstname.lastname@example.orgHelp or fax 914-965-3883.
ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.