Positions At PRI

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Licensed Clinical Social Worker – Licensed Clinical Social Workers at the Psychiatric Research Institute (PRI) provide direct clinical services, including but not limited to, diagnostic assessment, individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, collateral intervention, and crisis intervention to patients. Services are provided primarily in the office, community or home setting based on patient need and pay source permissions. The clinician must meet a clinical productivity/service access expectation as set by the supervisor and the department; complete clinical and administrative processes and documentation in compliance with relevant policies and procedures; and participate in staff meetings, training, supervision, and continuing education activities as needed to maintain quality and coordination of care as well as professional licensure and/or certification.

Licensed Psychological Examiner – The Licensed Psychological Examiner (LPE)/Psychologist on the Child Diagnostic Unit (CDU) at the Psychiatric Research Institute (PRI) works as part of an interdisciplinary team to primarily provide diagnostic testing services to children admitted to the CDU and their families. S/He provides occasional direct clinical services to patients and families, including but not limited to, participating in the diagnostic assessment and discharge processes, individual therapy, family therapy, communicating with outpatient service providers, schools, other agencies or individuals to help gather information to aid in the assessment, treatment/evaluation and discharge process for each patient. Group interventions/activities for children or families may also become a part of required duties when the need arises. While it is preferable that most clinical services are provided face to face on the unit or in the therapist’s office, some collateral and family sessions may be held by phone when it is difficult for families to visit every week. S/He may be asked to flex their schedule to accommodate families who may have to schedule sessions or visits after hours or on weekends.

Peer Support Specialist – The Peer Support Specialist (PSS) supports and provides guidance to individuals undergoing recovery from substance use disorders and neuropsychiatric illnesses. Under the guidance of highly trained and educated professionals, the PSS functions as a role model to peers; exhibits competency in personal recovery and use of coping skills; serves as a consumer advocate; and provides consumer information and peer support for clients in emergency department. This is a weekend position/Some evening and night work may be required.

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