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At Children’s Health Council (CHC) , we’ve been helping children, teens and families for 60 years. Our Center, two schools and a Community Clinic, serve families in the Silicon Valley as well as the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Our areas of expertise include learning differences, anxiety and depression, ADHD and Autism. We also provide excellent parent education services and parent consultations.
Using a personalized approach, we help your children become happier, more resilient and more successful. Our employees are encouraged to bring their ideas, experiences and perspectives, gleaned from their varied backgrounds, to the workplace. We strive to create an environment in which all employees can contribute to their fullest potential to make an impact in the lives of the children we help.
CHC neuropsychologists are responsible for conducting comprehensive assessments & evaluations, including formal neuropsychological testing, clinical interviews and treatment plan development for children and adolescents with suspected mental health concerns. These may be part of an interdisciplinary evaluation team or as a single discipline. In addition, staff neuropsychologists provide educational workshops at CHC and within the community on topics of expertise.
Responsibilities and Duties
- Conduct comprehensive clinical interviews with parents and clients, and synthesize/disseminate significant information to team members.
- Conduct neuropsychological assessments, including use of standardized instruments, with children and teens (0-18).
- Assess pediatric populations with neurological, cognitive, and behavioral problems due to a wide range of etiologies, including genetic syndromes, prenatal drug exposure, and other medical conditions
- Develop comprehensive treatment plans for children, teens and their families
- Coordinate clinical care with other disciplines including SLP, OT, Education and Psychiatry.
- Conduct in-service training and seminars at CHC or within the community, including continuing education & parent education, as requested.
- Attend clinical staff and team meetings as assigned and serve on committees as needed to ensure program and service quality.
- Adhere to all mental health legal and ethical mandates and guidelines in the execution of duties, including timely completion of charting, billing, report preparation and ethical/confidentiality issues as outlined by the American Psychological Association.
- Participate in IEP conferences and other school meetings to assist school personnel in understanding client issues and rationale for implementation of recommendations when clinically valid.
- Meet productivity expectations as assigned by the Division Director. It is expected that the neuropsychologists will be at full productivity at the completion of the 3rd month of hire.
- Perform other related duties as assigned or requested by Division Director and Program Manager.
- Thorough knowledge of procedures for developmental, psychological, and neuropsychological evaluations of young children (0-18).
- Specialized knowledge and training in the applied science of brain-behavior relationships
- Knowledge and understanding of CHC’s four areas of expertise: ADHD, LD, Anxiety & Depression and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
- Knowledge and skills in child and adolescent therapies, case formulations and treatment planning.
Excellent time management and material organizational skills.
- Ability to work in team-oriented environment.
- Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills with both client and colleagues.
- Flexibility to respond to changing circumstances and priorities within the agency.
- Knowledge and use of computers and an Electronic Health Record (EHR) is essential.
- Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from an accredited graduate school, preferably with at least three (3) years post degree experience in either/both a pediatric clinic and/or hospital setting. Valid California license to practice psychology required.
- Specialty training in neuropsychology, whether it be during doctoral program, internship, and/or post-doctoral fellowship
- Maintenance of valid California license with documentation of continuing education credits submitted to the Board of Psychology with copy provided to Division Director.
- Adherence to all professional, ethical, legal and confidentiality issues outlined by the California Board of Psychology, The American Psychological Association and State and Federal laws (e.g., HIPAA).
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