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Psychological Associate (Central Wisconsin Center)

Company: Central Wisconsin Center
Location: Madison, WI

Psychological Associate

Company: Central Wisconsin Center – Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Care and Treatment Services

Location: Madison, WI

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

The starting pay for this position will be between $64,792 and $70,720 per year depending on qualifications, plus excellent benefits. An add-on of up to $6.00 per hour may be paid for an approved Doctorate. A 12-month probationary period is required. Pay will be set in accordance with the State of Wisconsin Compensation Plan in effect at the time of appointment.

Special Qualifications:
Master's Degree in Psychology (e.g. Clinical Psychology, Behavioral Psychology, Rehabilitation Psychology, etc.) from an accredited institution.

Roanne Quinn, Human Resources Specialist, 608-267-4945, Roanne.Quinn@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Deadline to Apply:

How to Apply:  
Please use the WiscJobs website at: http://wisc.jobs/public/job_view.asp?annoid=96953&jobid=96467&org=435&class=52100&index=true

The Central Wisconsin Center (CWC) within the Department of Health Services (DHS) is recruiting for a Psychological Associate. CWC is a nationally recognized, long-term care organization provides residential care and active treatment for approximately 200 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. CWC is located at 317 Knutson Drive on the north side of Madison, Wisconsin.

CWC employees enjoy State benefits including at least 3.5 weeks of vacation, 9 paid holidays, an ample amount of sick time, a top-rated health plan, multiple insurance options, and an excellent retirement plan. CWC also has a 24/7 fitness center, free parking, and is on the Madison Metro bus route.

This position will work daytime hours, Monday through Friday, with the ability to flex hours with supervisor approval. We offer a team-orientated atmosphere and a focus on work-life balance.

Position Summary:  

The Psychological Associate provides psychological services that may include: complex psychological evaluations, behavioral assessments, and integrated behavior intervention plan development. The 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 to this position will be required to allow DHS 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.


Minimally qualified applicants will have:

  • A Master's Degree in Psychology (e.g. Clinical Psychology, Behavioral Psychology, Rehabilitation Psychology, etc.) from an accredited institution. Note: A copy of your official transcripts will be required prior to appointment to this position.
  • Experience working with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.
  • Experience with functional behavior assessments and intervention design.
  • Experience collecting and analyzing data using Microsoft Excel or similar.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.

Well-qualified applicants will have:

  • Experience providing training and instruction related to behavior treatment to staff, community members, and families.
  • Experience working as part of an interdisciplinary team in a healthcare setting.

Please note: Important communication regarding this recruitment will be sent via email.

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

Veterans are encouraged to apply. For complete information on veterans hiring programs that may benefit you, please visit the Employment Assistance page on WDVA's website