JOB LOCATION:Department of Mental Health (Tuscaloosa Bryce Hospital Complex)
QUALIFICATIONS:Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Doctorate degree in Psychology.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:Possession of or eligibility for licensure as issued by the Alabama Board of Examiners in Psychology. Proficiency in American Sign Language at “Advanced Plus” or higher level of signing skills as measured by a recognized screening process, such as SCPI.
The employee in this position will be responsible for providing clinical services to deaf and hard of hearing (D/HH) consumers at our Tuscaloosa facilities and in West Alabama.This position works within the Office of Deaf Services, Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, providing culturally and linguistically appropriate psychological testing and assessment to deaf consumers throughout the state.Works with inter-disciplinary treatment teams in the development, implementation, and review of patient treatment plans.Conducts group, individual, and family therapy.Develops, implements, reviews, and supervises behavioral and milieu treatment programs. Maintains accurate documentation as required by policy as well as departmental and mental health center guidelines.Performs related duties as assigned.
We added daily start and stop times on 21 April 2014. Other information has been updated as well.
A Special One-Time Offer
Since we started 11 years ago, MHIT's Interpreter Institute has trained nearly 700 people from all over the United States and several other countries.
Interpreters from 46 of the 50 US states have attended. Only Alaska, Montana, Nebraska and Utah have not had a representative come to MHIT Interpreter Institute. We want to color in the whole map, so we are making you an offer you can't refuse!
The first person from any of the states mentioned above can get their registration at the lowest rate we offer anyone: $165 alumni early bird rate. This offer is good to the first1person from each of the following states to get their completed application and payment to ODS2: Alaska, Montana, Nebraska and Utah. That is nearly 60% off full price for first-time attendees3
1 As determined by postmark or timestamp. 2 Application must meet acceptance criteria for the Institute 3 based on full-price rate of $425 for first time attendees after May 31st.
NAD Calls MHIT a Best Practice
It's nice to be noticed. While we think we are the best around, we prefer to let other sign (and sing) our praises. The NAD position paper. Check it out.
Spring Issue of Signs of Mental Health Available
The Spring 2014 issue of the Signs of Mental Health is available HERE
In this issue:
Important Position Announcement
Bryce Deaf Care Worker Feted at Consumer Conference
Interns, Practica, Trainings, Oh My!: Preparing Practitioners for the Future
We Aren’t In Oregon Any More….
Troy Interns Spend Semester at ODS
Providing Access or Shirking Responsibility: Using VRS for Therapy
Battle for Accessible Housing
Stack of Stupid Stuff
As I See It
On the ODS Bookshelf
Notes and Notables
Current Qualified Mental Health Interpreters
Famed Deaf Actress Phyllis Frelich Dies, NAD Announces
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