Forensic Psychologists are encouraged to consider an outstanding career opportunity and available part-time position with Liberty Healthcare Corporation.
Liberty Healthcare operates a specialized forensic mental health program within the Robert Presley Detention Center in Riverside, CA. This program exclusively serves adult inmates who have mental illness and are incompetent to stand trial.
Liberty Healthcare's dedicated and skilled multidisciplinary clinical team provides high quality and timely assessment and treatment services to our patients, restoring them to competency as quickly and effectively as possible - helping prevent prolonged and unnecessary jail and hospital bed utilization. This cutting-edge program is based on Liberty Healthcare's innovative model which received a Best Practice Award from the California Council on Mentally Ill Offenders.
As a Forensic Psychologist with Liberty Healthcare, you will fulfill a vital role and be responsible for:
Evaluating patients for symptoms of mental disorders and behavioral problems
Conducting mental status examinations and psychosocial histories
Developing DSM-5 diagnoses
Performing comprehensive evaluations of competence to stand trial, using selected forensic assessment instruments
Providing leadership in reviewing and integrating assessment information from the program's multidisciplinary team to guide court reports
Actively participating in staff meetings, case conferences, case presentations, and training activities
Providing timely crisis management assistance for patients on suicide watch or in a safety cell
Performing suicide risk assessments and on-call crisis management assistance
Referring clients to necessary psychiatric and medical services or other specialized care
Communicating results from evaluations to the courts and other criminal justice system stakeholders
Writing comprehensive court reports that are well supported by data
Providing effective court testimony regarding individual patient participation and response to treatment program
This position requires you to work onsite at the Robert Presley Detention Center 20 hours each week, during weekday daytime hours.
You're a good fit for this position if you possess the following:
California Psychology license
Formal training and/or significant professional experience evaluating and treating forensic patients
Knowledge of general psychological tests and forensic assessment tools
Click here to visit the Robert Presley Detention Center online
Liberty Healthcare Corporation provides a wide array of health and human services to people throughout the United States. We are an equal opportunity employer and diverse organization which actively seeks veterans, people who have disabilities, and individuals of all backgrounds to join our growing organization. Click here to learn more about us.
Click "Apply" and submit your CV for immediate consideration or if you would like to learn more about this opportunity, you are encouraged to contact Liz Salazar directly at (949) 590-6803 or email@example.com
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