Thank you for your interest in working at Adolescent Consultation Services. The following position is currently available.
Psychologist, Juvenile Forensic Setting
Adolescent Consultation Services (ACS), a nonprofit mental health agency serving the Middlesex County Juvenile Courts of Massachusetts, is seeking qualified applicants for a three-quarter or full-time psychologist position, depending upon the needs of the ideal candidate. ACS provides evaluation, consultation, and treatment services to the Juvenile Courts in Cambridge, Framingham, Lowell, and Waltham. This position is based in Cambridge with very occasional coverage of our Waltham site.
This position involves providing comprehensive diagnostic evaluations of youth who are before the Juvenile Court on a variety of matters: Child Requiring Assistance applications, Delinquency cases, Care and Protection matters, Competency to Stand Trial and Criminal Responsibility cases, and emergency mental health and substance use evaluations. Successful candidates must have completed their doctoral degree from an APA-accredited doctoral program in psychology and be licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Strong preference will be given to candidates who are presently enrolled in the statewide CJCC I and II certification program, or are already CJCC I and II certified juvenile court clinicians.
Essential knowledge and experience include a background in child development, strong diagnostic skills, knowledge of services available for children and families, and experience working with at-risk youth and families. Excellent writing skills and experience writing thorough diagnostic evaluations are also prerequisites. Knowledge of treatment modalities appropriate for children, adolescents, and families is preferred. On-site supervision and mentoring is available and will be provided as needed.
An interest in forensic psychology and prior forensic experience is preferred.
Competitive salary and benefits package.
Please send cover letters and resumes to [email protected].