Neuropsychology Intern - #156938
Date: 02/24/2021 01:00 AM
City: Mount Laurel, New Jersey
Contract type: Full Time
Work schedule: Full Day
Are you interested in making a positive difference in the lives of individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, or brain injuries?
At Bancroft, we're committed to helping people reach their highest potential every day.
Bancroft prides itself on its compassionate and conscientious team, who are motivated to make a difference in their lives and those of others. If you have that passion, we'd love to talk!
- Under the direct supervision of a licensed Psychologist:
- Provides direct and consultative psychological and neuropsychological services, treatments, and intervention in accordance with regulations, standards, and guidelines.
- Administers standardized testing performs formal and informal testing, performs clinical observations, interprets behavior and assessment results, and provides recommendations for service delivery.
- In tandem with a licensed Psychologist, writes a comprehensive report regarding the results of the neuropsychological/psychological assessments and provides recommendations for intervention strategies.
- Provides individual and group psychological therapy to persons served.
- As needed, provides consultative services in neuropsychology toTrans-Disciplinary Team (TDT) and other staff members, persons served family members, and residential direct caregivers both within and outside of the Bancroft organization.
- Attends weekly individual supervision.
- Attends weekly didactic seminar and provide two presentations (one case presentation and one presentation specific to neuropsychology/rehabilitation psychology).
Education & Experience:
Psychology Practicum: Current enrollment in an approved graduate program in Psychology required.
Ability to effectively communicate psychological information, test results, diagnoses and/or proposed treatment in a manner easily understood is required. Knowledge of psychosocial counseling techniques, educational development test administration and interpretation, and interviewing and psychological/developmental assessment skills required. Knowledge of state and federal laws, regulations, policies, and standards pertaining to the provision of psychosocial services to disabled individuals required.
Effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills required with a strong desire to work with neurologically-challenged individuals. Ability to work independently and as an integral part of a team required. Ability to implement crisis intervention techniques required. Minimum 18 years of age required.
Bancroft is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and supports diversity, equity and inclusion in its hiring and employment practices, so that every team member can feel a true sense of belonging, and maximize their unique potential. To this end, all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.