The Clinical Psychologist/Director is a primary member of the Site Management and Treatment Teams. The Clinical Psychologist is primarily responsible for assessing student mental health needs, supervising the activities of the staff and student interns who are providing individual, group and family therapy, and transitional services. The Clinical Psychologist monitors the progress of the students and their families as they complete the family therapy component of the program and ensures that there is an aftercare plan for each student. The Clinical Psychologist reports to the Program Director and the Director of Treatment on a regular basis.
This position will be based at our program in South Bend, IN and will be responsible for developing treatment plans and clinical assessments at all of our locations nationwide.
1. Supervises the intake assessment process and ensures that an Intake Assessment Report is completed within 72 hours of the student’s admission to the program.
2. Designs and reviews special management programs and presents these programs to the multidisciplinary team, treatment committee and/or group living staff.
3. Reviews and approves individual services plans and progress reports for all students. Students with a mental health diagnosis and who may or may not be receiving psychotropic medications will be closely monitored by the Clinical Director.
4. Supervises the provision of all clinical services and provides family therapy and transition services for the students and their families.
5. Designs the family therapy and transitions services for the site.
6. Responsible for the implementation and oversight of the weekly Psycho-educational, Multi-family program.
7. Contributes to individual services plans and progress reports for all students. Provides clinical supervision for the Masters Level Family Therapists delivering family therapy to the students and families.
8. Oversees and provides clinical supervision for the pre-doctoral psychology interns.
9. Assures the continuity of care for students by collaborating with the Psychiatrist and outside providers making appropriate mental health referrals which include providing the necessary information and documentation for transition to a student’s home community.
- Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology preferred (Psy.D. or Ph.D.).
- Clinically licensed in the state of Indiana.
- Five years of clinical and administrative experience in a hospital or residential setting preferred.
Our employees are dedicated, passionate individuals that are committed to inspiring positive change in the lives of youth. Becoming a member of the Rite of Passage team is more than just a job, it’s an opportunity to build a meaningful career with a company driven by its powerful mission to make a difference.
Rite of Passage
Why Work Here?For 35 years, Rite of Passage has been a leading national provider of programs and opportunities for troubled and at-risk youth from social services, welfare agencies and juvenile courts. We have developed and operated a continuum of programs based on the needs of youth and our placing agencies. With an emphasis on evidence-based practices and positive skill development, combined with our supportive and therapeutic approach, our organization is respected by industry experts as a highly effective solution for our youth. Since 1984, over 25,000 youths have entered and completed our programs. Rite of Passage has built its reputation on running life-changing educational treatment programs that positively contribute to the community. Our employees are dedicated, passionate individuals that are committed to inspiring positive change in the lives of youth. Becoming a member of the Rite of Passage team is more than just a job, it’s an opportunity to build a meaningful career with a company driven by its powerful mission to make a difference.
Our employees are dedicated, passionate individuals that are committed to inspiring positive change!