Mental Health Court Assessor

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Salary period: Annual
Additional classifications: Medical/Hospital
Beech Brook, one of Northeast Ohio's premier behavioral health agencies, is currently hiring a Court Assessor to provide assessment services to youth and their families referred by the Lorain County Juvenile Court.¬ The Court Assessor position is a licensed clinician position in the Lorain office of Beech Brook, providing testing and assessment services to youth referred for a psychological evaluation by the court.¬ Testing occurs in the court facilities which can include the Lorain County Detention Center.¬ The schedule for this position is Monday-Friday between the hours of 8am-5pm. The individual for this position needs to work five - ten hours a week with referred clients. There may be weeks where an individual is not required to work.
Essential Responsibilities include (other duties as assigned):
Completion of a comprehensive mental health evaluation on court referred youth with emotional, psychological, behavioral, and/or trauma based issues.¬ ¬
The assessment will include
a diagnostic¬ assessment; administration of standardized emotional, behavioral, and cognitive instruments;¬ analysis and interpretation of testing results under supervision;¬ and the compilation of a comprehensive mental health evaluation report for the purpose of identifying referred youth's current level of functioning and treatment needs/recommendations. Documentation must be completed and returned within the mandated contractual time frame. This position with be responsible for administering test instruments under the direction and supervision of the Program Director, and will complete reports as required by the court agreement. ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬
PhD in Counseling or Psychology or Master's Degree in Counseling Licensed Psychologist or LPCC/LPC with appropriate coursework/experience in assessment and testing Strong organizational and time management skills Ability to work independently and cooperatively as a team Reliable personal transportation is required Prior experience administering and scoring assessment instruments Ability to work with diverse populations with complex needs (poverty, environmental trauma, delinquency) Ability to work independently and creatively to solve problems for highly complex youth Demonstrated ability to engage difficult and high risk youth and their families Good working knowledge of community resources
We welcome candidates from any background including experience in previous roles such as: Counseling, Counselors, Psychology and¬ Psychologists.
Beech Brook is a trauma Informed Care Organization that values employees with appreciation for the impact of trauma and its relevance to the agency's clients and staff.
Beech Brook is an equal opportunity employer

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