Wheeler Clinic
New Britain
Oct 18, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time


The Intermediate Evaluation Psychologist provides psychological evaluation and/orfamily assessments within a comprehensive, multidisciplinary evaluation programfor youth referred by the juvenile courts or Department of Children and Families.


Must have experience in providing psychological assessment, particularly with court involved youth, and with family assessment.

Must have a Doctoral degree (Psy.D. or Ph.D.) and must be a Licensed Psychologist in the state of CT.


Full Time.


Wheeler provides equitable access to innovative care that improves health, recovery and growth at all stages of life.

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Conducts and completes program specific written evaluations, including psychological testing, in-home family assessments, comprehensive record reviews; provides integrated and comprehensive clinical conceptualizations and formulates diagnosis in accordance with the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM).

Takes lead for core assessments to support Psychologist Program/Manager during periods of high referral volume in order to ensure timely completion of all evaluations.

Interacts with youth and families and conducts assessments from a strengths-basedperspective, with sensitivity to issues of gender and trauma and with understanding and respect for family culture and linguistic preference.

Participates in the development of recommendations that are strengths-based andindividualized based on evaluation results, with an emphasis on maintaining the youth in the community with wraparound supports wherever possible.

Demonstrates knowledge of psychopathology and other behavioral health concerns, family dynamics, and primary modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention.

Triages clinical emergencies and implements program specific safety and consultation protocols.

Makes recommendations in accordance with best practices and evidenced based practice models where appropriate and adheres to model and program expectations.

Demonstrates knowledge of juvenile court processes and protocols, internal and external levels of care and referral processes and community resources.

Communicates, orally and in writing, in a positive, effective manner with client, family, and all internal and external providers.

Attends and provides strengths based input in required meetings, including multi-disciplinary IE case reviews and child and family team meetings.

Meets direct service productivity goals and evaluation deadlines as defined by program.

Demonstrates knowledge of program/department/agency goals and target outcomes, and adheres to practice standards and to data collection and reporting protocols.

Attends and is prepared for scheduled supervision. Seeks additional supervision or

consultation as needed and follows through with supervisory directives.

Coordinates multi-disciplinary components of individual evaluations to ensure timelycompletion.

Adheres to all agency and department policies and procedures (e.g., confidentiality, reports child abuse, safety & infection control. etc.) and displays excellent work habits (e.g., provides excellent service, attendance and promptness at work and meetings, timeliness in completing work).

Demonstrates sound judgment and decision-making by maintaining the ability to plan, organize, disseminate information, and analyze and resolve problems.


**_**_**_Wheeler Clinic is an EO Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class. Affirmative-Action Equal Opportunity Employer.


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