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Clinical Psychologist V- Triad Forensic Evaluation

The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD Houston, TX

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD (“The HARRIS CENTER”) is looking for a Clinical Psychologist V to join our team. Under the general direction of designated supervisor, this position is responsible for psychological evaluations, including court-ordered evaluations and consultations for services as designated by the criminal/juvenile court system. Duties may include collaboration with individuals in the court as requested or other individuals designated by the criminal/juvenile justice system and clinical supervision of designated staff/interns.

What you will do:

  • Supervises master’s level clinicians, practicum, and doctoral interns/students (APA-accredited doctoral internship program), licensed providers, including staffing cases, reviewing reports and notes, and addressing crises in both institutions or within the community.
  • Conducts psychological and forensic assessments for the juvenile court and serve as a clinical lead on assigned juvenile cases involved in the court system.
  • Facilitates didactic experiences for clinicians, including group supervision and training opportunities within the agency and the community.
  • Provides case consultation to doctoral level staff regarding clinical issues and provide clinical input in multidisciplinary case staffing.
  • Meets divisional productivity standards.
  • Demonstrates ethical conduct in all clinical and professional activities.
  • Performs related work as assigned. Adapts to changing work requirements.
  • Complies with agency policies and procedures, accrediting/regulator bodies and performance contract documentation requirements.

What qualifications you will need:

  • Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.) or equivalent.
  • Licensed as a psychologist in the State of Texas.
  • At least 4 years’ experience with clinical/psychological assessments of individuals with mental illness.
  • Knowledge of psychological assessment/juvenile forensic evaluations
  • Knowledge of diagnostic criteria, specific clinical features and guidelines for formulating a diagnosis.
  • Knowledge of child development specific to severe or chronic disability of children attributable to intellectual impairment or mental illness
  • Strong diagnostic skills, the ability to incorporate patient history, symptoms, environmental and related issues to formulate proper diagnosis and treatment recommendations.
  • Strong communications skills, listening and interpersonal skills above average, written documentation is clear, concise and well-constructed.
  • Effective time management and organization skills.
  • Able to execute standard word processing software on the computer.

What we have to offer:

The HARRIS CENTER offers competitive salary, excellent benefits package, retirement plans with company matching, prior service credit towards generous PTO accrual, outstanding wellness programs and professional development.

Employees can also take advantage of business casual dress code, corporate discounts, and gym memberships. New hire referral bonus, discounts are also available on an optional basis. These include mobile phone service, fitness centers and other wellness amenities.

What else you should know:


This position is located at 1200 Congress St., Houston, TX 77002.

About us:

The HARRIS CENTER is the state-designated Local Mental Health Authority and Local Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) Authority serving Harris County, Texas. As the largest behavioral and developmental disability care center in Texas, The HARRIS CENTER provided care to over 79,000 people in fiscal year 2019 and has an annual budget of over $275 million.

As part of its mission to transform the lives of people with behavioral health and IDD needs in the third largest county in the United States, The HARRIS CENTER provides a full continuum of services at 86 different sites across Harris County. In addition, services are provided in more than 42 different languages as well as sign language in order to better serve what is one of the most diverse and multi-cultural communities in the nation.

By utilizing the unique expertise of its more than 2,300 employees, The HARRIS CENTER is committed to meeting the behavioral health and IDD needs of Harris County residents and giving them hope to live to their fullest potential.

The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD (“The HARRIS CENTER”) is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

The HARRIS CENTER does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that it does not have a signed agreement with.


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The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD


Houston, TX
77002 USA



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