Date posted: 11/04/2019 Closing date: 11/12/2019
This position will be located in St. Paul, MN in the Golden Rule Building, and requires travel to southern Minnesota twice per week.
Job Summary: To provide psychological and direct mental health services to deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing individuals and to serve as an expert to public and private mental health care agencies throughout Minnesota. This position is housed in St. Paul, MN and will serve southern Minnesota at least two times a week. The incumbent will travel throughout the state to conduct psychological assessments, when needed, as well as provide psychotherapy services in the Twin Cities area and southern Minnesota. These services will enable deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing clients to access culturally and linguistically affirmative psychological and mental health services and for the mental health care agencies to receive expert consultation services for providing appropriate services to this population.
Responsibilities include: Assist clients in developing skills necessary for return to the community by teaching and securing specialized services Give technical consultation and direction to a broad spectrum of multidisciplinary treatment teams, clinicians, and other care providers on the psychological care for each client Consistently record client contacts, document progress notes, compose treatment plans, and any other client-related activities according to the protocol of the DHHSD Mental Health Program Provide consultation services to mental health care organizations, local private/public agencies, county/state human services agencies, consumer advocates, and family members on treatment of deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing clients including psychological evaluations, treatment plans, interagency coordination, and community placement assistance
- Doctorate degree (PhD, PsyD)
- Licensed Psychologist (Must be licensed or license eligible in the State of MN)
- Advanced skills in American Sign Language (ASL)
- Working experience in providing psychological and mental health services to deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing individuals
- Ability to administer, score and interpret psychological tests and to write clear, concise and informative psychological reports
For more details, including the preferred qualifications, and to apply, visit the Minnesota Careers website, and enter Job ID 36760 in the keyword box.