ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

INTERNAL/ EXTERNAL

 

Staff Psychologist Behavioral Evaluation

(Pinellas County Funded)

CTA/E26

Description of Work:

This position involves conducting evaluations to assist the judge in making decisions regarding treatment interventions and sanctions for children appearing before the court on delinquency charges. .The evaluations include conducting a clinical interview, administration and interpretation of appropriate testing, and preparing reports for the use of the Unified Family Court in its disposition of cases. Part of the evaluation also consists of consultation with court personnel, the Department of Juvenile Justice, the school system and other community stakeholders. Provide staff development and/or other training in areas of social and psychological factors that influence human behavior. Interview parents to gather data, interpret psychological assessment, and discuss program placement and treatment goals. Provide emergency competency/mental status evaluations to adult jail defendants if needed. Collect and maintain demographic and outcome data as required by program and/or funding source. Work is reviewed by the Director of Behavioral Evaluations.

 

Minimum Training and Experience Required:

Doctorate in Psychology or Ph.D. or Psy.D. Training in working with children, adolescents, and families. Professionally licensed psychologist pursuant to Florida Statutes Chapter 490 is preferred however, candidates who have completed their Ph.D. / Psy.D. and are ready for post-doctoral clinical hours needed for state licensure will also be considered. Must maintain licensure requirements

Training and certification in competency issues

 

Location:

Pinellas County Justice Center, 14250 49th Street North, Clearwater, FL 33762

 

Salary:

$2,334.40 Bi-weekly plus Pinellas County benefits; Equivalent to State Pay Grade S59

 

 

Submit Application and Resume To:

The Sixth Judicial Circuit Court

Human Resources, Suite 2H

14250 49th Street North

Clearwater, Florida 33762

Fax: 727-453-7166 or SixthCircuitHR@jud6.org

 

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 @ 5:00 p.m.

 

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Drug-free Workplace

 

 

ANY PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO REQUIRES A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE APPLICATION/SELECTION PROCESS SHOULD CALL THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (727) 453-7165 IN ADVANCE.