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Psychological Associate

Company: Central Wisconsin Center - Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Location: Madison, WI

Psychological Associate

Company: Central Wisconsin Center – Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Location: Madison, WI

Type of Employment: Full Time (40 hrs/week)

Salary: The starting salary is $58,240-$73,715 per year, plus excellent benefits.

Special Qualifications: A master’s degree in Psychology (Applied Behavior Analysis, Clinical Psychology, Behavior Psychology, Forensic Psychology, etc.), or a related field (Social Work, Behavioral Disabilities, etc.), from an accredited institution.

Deadline to Apply: 5/9/2018

How To Apply:  To apply for this position applicants must complete an online process at https://wisc.jobs/public/job_view.asp?annoid=93978&jobid=93492&org=435&class=52100&index=true Application materials will not be accepted if received in an email, as a hard copy, nor a fax.

The Department of Health Services (DHS) is looking for a talented professional to fill a Psychological Associate vacancy at the Central Wisconsin Center (CWC) for the Developmentally Disabled, with an emphasis on behavior assessment and intervention in the Intensive Treatment Program, which provides interdisciplinary assessment and treatment on a short-term inpatient basis to support maintenance or return to community-based support.

CWC is one of three state operated Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF-IID) which provides residential care and active treatment to approximately 200 individuals. CWC is located on the north side of Madison and offers a beautiful campus environment. CWC also offers several benefits including enrollment in the State of Wisconsin retirement plan, paid time off, and excellent health insurance. CWC also has a 24/7 fitness center, and free parking.

Position Summary:  The Psychological Associate provides psychological services that may include: functional assessments of behavior and related skills deficits; integrated behavior intervention plan development, training, implementation, review and revision; and psychological evaluations. This position provides consultation to other Psychology Department staff in areas of specialized expertise, directs the work of Psychological Service Assistants and provides training of professional and paraprofessional staff, including community providers.

Special Notes:

  • Due to the nature of this position, all applicants who may be appointed will be required to allow the Department of Health Services to conduct a background check to determine whether the circumstances of any conviction may be related to the job being filled.
  • All appointees will be required to receive a TB test, which will be administered by CWC or medical personnel approved by the facility prior to their start date.

Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications include:

  • A master’s degree in Psychology (Applied Behavior Analysis, Clinical Psychology, Behavior Psychology, Forensic Psychology, etc.), or a related field (Social Work, Behavioral Disabilities, etc.), from an accredited institution.
  • Experience working with individuals diagnosed with developmental or intellectual disabilities.
  • Experience developing behavior intervention plans.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and Outlook

Well qualified candidates will also have:

  • Experience providing training to others on behavior assessments and/or treatment plans.
  • Training and experience in applied behavior analysis.

DHS is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer seeking a diverse and talented workforce.