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Psychologist Senior
# Position Information

Job Description
The Department of Juvenile Justice Behavioral Services Unit is seeking qualified mental health professionals to work with committed youth at a Juvenile Correctional Facility. This position will be responsible for providing these services within self-contained sex offender treatment unit. Populations served may be specific to certain groups of male juvenile offenders. Adolescents may include those in general population with developmental delays and or significant mental health issues.
The service needs of this population will include mental health, sex offender treatment, substance abuse, and/or aggression management. The primary duties of this position will be to provide individual, group, and family psychotherapy and to prepare individualized treatment plans, generate formal risk assessment reports, and document services provided; provides clinical, technical, and consultative information and direction to the treatment team/unit staff team related to individual and group interventions. This position requires participation in the on call rotation. The candidate will consult / collaborate with clinical peers, psychiatry, case management, correctional center staff, facility administrators, court service units, and outside agencies. Additional duties may involve participation on various institutional committees and peer staff training.
## Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in a related field. Graduate degree in clinical or counseling psychology. Clinical experience utilizing evidence-based psychotherapeutic techniques in individual and group therapies. Knowledge of psychological principles of behavior management. Knowledge and training in psychological assessment in the areas of cognitive and personality functioning. Experience conducting psychological evaluations utilizing and interpreting standardized, objective instruments.
Also needed are the abilities to utilize good clinical judgment, be well-organized, follow direction, deliver structured evidence based programing, work independently, function as a team member, and communicate well both orally and in writing.
## Preferred Qualifications
Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology. Experience providing treatment services to a delinquent population of youths in a correctional center, residential setting, or group home. Experience conducting risk assessments; providing crisis intervention to clients exhibiting suicidal behaviors. Licensure in a given discipline such as a Clinical Psychologist (LCP) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Certification as a Sex Offender Treatment Provider.
## Special Requirements
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS - BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS: All applicants are subject to a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen. The investigation may include: fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks requested by the hiring authority.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - MILITARY SERVICE: If you have military service, you may scan a copy of the DD214 and attach it to the application or you may fax a copy of the DD214 - Member 4 to 804 323-2302. You must include your name and the position number on the fax cover sheet.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS - DRIVER'S LICENSE: All applicants must possess a valid driver's license prior to the first day of employment.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS - SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS: You may be required to respond to position specific questions at the end of this application.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS - PRE-EMPLOYMENT PROCESSES: The successful candidate will be required to have a PPD and workplace physical prior to start date.
## Special Instructions to Applicants
"The Department of Juvenile Justice practices fair and equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with applicable laws and regulations developed by the Commonwealth of Virginia and federal agencies. The Department of Juvenile Justice does not discriminate with regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran's status, political affiliation, or disability"
"The Department of Juvenile Justice is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The Department is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified job applicants and employees with disabilities"
LAYOFF POLICY - LAY OFF FOR COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA POSITIONS ONLY: If you have been affected by DHRM Policy 1.3 Layoff and possess a valid Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Card) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Card), you must submit the Card BEFORE the closing date for this position. The Card may be scanned and attached to the application or faxed to (804) 323-2302.
Applications will only be accepted on-line through the Recruitment Management System at and must be received by 11:59 P.M. on closing date. Resumes may be attached but may not substitute for the on-line application.
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS: DJJ does not accept "See Resume" as a response to any question. Information on the application is the primary source for screening for the position. Failure to complete any section of the application may disqualify the application for further consideration. Applications must include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable.
# Contact Information
## Name
Human Resources
## Phone
(804) 323-2505
## Fax
## Address
1701 Old Bon Air Road
Bon Air, Virginia 23235
*Working Title:* Psychologist Senior
*Role Title:* Psych II/Psychology Assoc II - 49212
*Job Open Date:* 04/27/2018
*Open Until Filled:* Yes
*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?:* No
*Hiring Range:* $55,000 - $84,000
*Agency:* Dept of Juvenile Justice (777)
*Agency Website:*
*Location:* Chesterfield - 041
*Position Number:* BS040
*Job Posting Number:* 1037261
*Type of Recruitment:* General Public - G
*Does this position have telework options?:* No
*Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference:* Yes
*Job Type:* Full-Time (Salaried)
*Job Type Detail:* Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
*Pay Band:* 05

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