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Child Psychologist

Company:
Entourage Consulting LLC
Location:
Fussa, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
Posted:
April 15, 2021

Description:

Entourage is accepting resumes for this role:

Child Psychologist

Place of Performance: Yokota AB Japan

General Description:

Child Psychologist assess, diagnose, and treat children who may have slight or severe mental, emotional, or social disorders. They help such children and their families to be happy and successful in their day-to-day lives and reach their developmental milestones.

Specific Tasks:

• Responsible for and applies psychological procedures and techniques, including interviewing, behavioral assessment, cognitive- behavioral therapy, and psychological testing/psycho diagnostic testing, in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological and neuropsychological disorders with children.

• Conduct applied research and clinical investigations in clinical/behavioral health psychology as needed.

• Maintain accurate and current notes in both the separate mental health clinic records and patient electronic medical records of all patients seen, as appropriate, and produces reports of evaluation and/or treatment, as required. Notes must be completed within 72 business hours and must be documented in the most current clinic template.

• Consult with medical personnel, legal authorities, military commanders and school districts, as required for complex cases such as instances of child abuse, cases requiring drug abuse treatment, and cases that exceed the level of care available at the local facility.

• Attend and participate in meetings during normal duty hours and professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities such as the following: Quality Improvement meeting, professional staff meetings, Commander's staff meetings, Department meetings, and others required by applicable regulations, MTF guidance, or as directed by the Chief, Department of Psychology or his/her designated representative.

• Participate in military specific trainings as deemed necessary to execute the duties of this position.

• Coordinate and collaborate with the Early Developmental Intervention Services (EDIS) Team, military child psychiatrists, Special Needs Coordinator and MTF pediatric clinic for inbound and outbound referrals and continuity of care.

• You shall be proficient in reading, writing, understanding and speaking English at a level necessary to fully perform all required duties and tasks of the job. The MTF may request demonstrations of ability to meet personnel language proficiency requirements by any reasonable method.

Education:

• Shall have a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited psychology program.

Licensure/Certification:

• Have a current license to practice psychology in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Experience:

• Skilled in individual, family and group psychotherapy, and couples therapy, alcohol and drug treatment evaluations.

• Work experience for at least two years with children in a therapeutic capacity is required.

• Additional experience such as specialty internship or six months to a year fellowship in additional clinical work understanding, diagnosing and treating children's psychological, cognitive, emotional, developmental, behavioral problems is preferable.

• Should have experience and skills of the Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and preferably have experience with Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (AHLTA).

• Must have knowledge and skills of the basic computer knowledge (ex. Microsoft office) to effectively apply to psychology functions.

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