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POSTDOCTORAL PSYCHOLOGY RESIDENT - 67053674 APD/DDDP CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL

Date: Sep 20, 2019

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Requisition No: 72319 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: POSTDOCTORAL PSYCHOLOGY RESIDENT - 67053674 APD/DDDP CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL

Position Number: 67053674 

Salary:  $64,000.00 ANNUALLY 

Posting Closing Date: 10/30/2019 

**Position pending reclassification**

Working Title: Behavior Analyst-F/C (Postdoctoral Psychology Resident)

The Developmental Disabilities Defendant Program (DDDP) is located on the grounds of the Florida State Hospital in Chattahoochee, Florida. DDDP is operated by the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) and serves individuals with Intellectual Disability and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder who are forensically court-ordered to a secure setting.

 

DDDP offers a post-doctoral psychology position with built-in supervision hours towards licensure, medical plus retirement benefits, and opportunities for career development and promotion upon licensure.   

Duties and Responsibilities.

Under the supervision of licensed psychologist(s), the Psychology Resident will conduct competency to stand trial (CST) evaluations pursuant to F.S. § 916.302 and annual recommitment evaluations pursuant to F.S. § 916.303 and 393.11; write court reports and provide testimony; and perform other duties as assigned by the primary supervisor.  The Psychology Resident will gain proficiency with forensic assessment instruments that assess competency and response styles (e.g., CAST*MR, ILK, TOMM, M-FAST, HCR20v3) with the DDDP population.  The Psychology Resident will become proficient in combining data from observations, interviews, assessments, and consultations to produce comprehensive written reports.  

The Psychology Resident primarily serves as an evaluator-in-training and will complete the Forensic Examiner Training offered by the University of South Florida/Florida Mental Health Institute.  Opportunities for therapy services delivery, program and staff development, tiered supervision, and research at DDDP are available.  For more information, call (850) 363-6247.

 

Minimum Qualifications.

Only applicants with PhD and PsyD from APA-accredited doctoral programs in clinical, forensic, or counseling psychology need apply.  Applicants selected for hire will be required to submit official transcripts of their doctorate degrees.

Application/Review Process.

Reviews of applications are on-going until this position is filled. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are welcome. Proficiency with different languages is also desirable. 

Interested applicants must complete the on-line State of Florida employment application form and attach supporting documents: (1) curriculum vitae; (2) a cover letter detailing your interest, training, and experience for work in this type of setting; and (3) three references.

** NOTE:  Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

 

Direct Deposit Program – As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in State government is required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program.

 

Background Screening requirement – It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that candidates being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, and if applicable Chapter 408, F.S.

 

Background screening shall include, but not be limited to: Fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal and juvenile records through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal records check through local law enforcement agencies.  Also, employees are subject to background re-screening at least every five (5) years.

 

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 ALL CANDIDATES SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE PROFILE PROCESS.  IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287. 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee