Top Senior Staff Psychologist Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Senior Staff Psychologist. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Senior Staff Psychologist resumes they appeared on. For example, 15.7% of Senior Staff Psychologist resumes contained Mental Health Services as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Senior Staff Psychologist actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Senior Staff Psychologist resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Mental Health Services

high Demand
Here's how Mental Health Services is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Supervised six Master's level mental health professional in providing mental health services to inmates in an inpatient setting.
  • Functioned as a member of a consultation liaison team that collaborated/coordinated mental health services with community treatment and placement providers.
  • Provided community mental health services including evidenced-based treatment and expert psychological assessment within the public mental health system.
  • Achieved applied experience in providing individualized psychotherapy and mental health services for a diverse range of patients.
  • Provided mental health services to specialized military populations like Military Police and active duty Firefighters.
  • Provided direct mental health services either in office individual/family therapy or as home-based therapy services.

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2. Group Therapy Sessions

high Demand
Here's how Group Therapy Sessions is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Facilitated group therapy sessions as well as individual psychotherapy sessions with inmates incarcerated in the mental health unit
  • Conducted comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and facilitated group therapy sessions.
  • Conduct group therapy sessions, including Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.
  • Conducted individual and group therapy sessions.
  • Engaged individuals from the general population in individual and group therapy sessions.
  • Provided individual and group therapy sessions.

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3. Anxiety Disorders

high Demand
Here's how Anxiety Disorders is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Employed cognitive-behavioral therapy to several patients diagnosed with Anxiety Disorders, including Specific Phobia, and Panic Attacks with Agoraphobia.
  • Conducted psychological assessment and psychotherapy services for a multiracial, lower- socioeconomic population exhibiting mood, anxiety disorders, and DID.
  • Specialized in perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and co-facilitated a Postpartum Adjustment group, on a rotating basis.
  • Treated students with different diagnostic profiles including depression, anxiety disorders, alcohol and substance use and personality disorders.
  • Specialized in patients suffering from depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress and generalized anxiety disorders.
  • Provide individual psychotherapy for adults facing mood disorders, anxiety disorders and grief/loss concerns.

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4. Crisis Intervention

high Demand
Here's how Crisis Intervention is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Provided crisis intervention, individual and group psychotherapy.
  • Participated in the Psychologist On Call Rotation to provide crisis intervention services as needed after hours and during weekends and holidays.
  • Treated clinical population in juvenile correctional facility, including crisis intervention, assessment, treatment planning and delivery of therapeutic services.
  • Provided individual and family psychotherapy for adult and geriatric nursing-home patients including crisis intervention, treatment planning, and medical consultations.
  • Provided bilingual psycho-diagnostic assessments, crisis intervention and psychotherapy to children, adolescents and families in out-patient community based clinic.
  • Provided therapy services and crisis intervention to university students, university housing facilities, and the campus community at large.

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5. Direct Psychological Services

high Demand
Here's how Direct Psychological Services is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Complete responsibility for direct psychological services to residents in a highly secure forensic inpatient admissions unit.
  • Maintained complete responsibility for direct psychological services to a thirty-bed inpatient ward of geriatric residents.

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6. Treatment Plans

high Demand
Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Review and approve inmate treatment plans at facilities where Minimum Security to Maximum Security inmates are incarcerated.
  • Prepared and monitored comprehensive treatment plans.
  • Developed and monitored individualized treatment plans
  • Participated in Placement Review team meetings, provide Medicaid residential admission notes, rehabilitative assessments, treatment plans and summaries.
  • Conduct comprehensive psychological assessments and prepare individualized treatment plans to address substance use disorders and other mental health disorders.
  • Perform psychological assessment testing focusing on psychiatric, developmental, medical, and behavioral issues to develop effective treatment plans.

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7. Clinical Supervision

high Demand
Here's how Clinical Supervision is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Provided clinical supervision to psychologists.
  • Provided clinical supervision to psychological residents/interns.
  • Provided individual clinical supervision for graduate-level interns from several universities as well as individual clinical consultation and guidance for team clinicians.
  • Provide clinical supervision for Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) team working with individuals diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder.
  • Provided psychological evaluation for adolescents remanded to group homes, and clinical supervision of clinical social work staff.
  • Supervised the prison psychiatric facility and provided administrative and clinical supervision to the units 4 assigned psychologists.

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8. Psychology

high Demand
Here's how Psychology is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Supervised psychology assistants and senior consultant with psychology associates.
  • Conducted teaching and training of ward staff, Nursing Students and Psychology Interns.
  • Supervised Psychology Interns, Medical Students and group therapists.
  • Serve as liaison between Department of Psychology and Pediatrics.
  • Provided clinical and administrative supervision of mental health clinicians, treatment teams and pre-doctoral psychology interns and social work trainees.
  • Provided training and supervision to psychology externs.
  • Supervised two psychology residents and four mental health counselors through licensure in this setting.

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9. Intake Assessments

high Demand
Here's how Intake Assessments is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Completed initial intake assessments and performed psychometric/behavioral evaluations.
  • Administered intake assessments and psychological evaluations to children and adolescents; utilized play therapy techniques with children.
  • Job responsibilities involved providing Psychological Evaluations, conducted Diagnostic Intake assessments on new and returning inmates.
  • Provided individual and group psychotherapy, psychological testing, crisis and non-crisis intake assessments.
  • Conducted intake assessments, diagnosed psychological disorders, and created treatment plans under licensed supervision.
  • Conducted intake assessments to determine the need for psychotherapy and psychological evaluations.

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10. Psychiatry

high Demand
Here's how Psychiatry is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Provided didactic presentations to psychiatry trainees, medical students and residents and faculty.
  • Provided cognitive-behavioral supervision to 3rd and 4th year psychiatry residents.
  • Assumed full responsibilities of the Director of Outpatient Pediatric Psychiatry Services in their absence.
  • Trained and recognized as a Forensic Evaluator through the University of Virginia, Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy.
  • Represent psychiatry at Cancer Committee quarterly meetings attended by senior representatives of interdisciplinary services.
  • Received training through the Department of Psychiatry regarding psychological testing, neurology, and medications.

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11. Correctional Facility

average Demand
Here's how Correctional Facility is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Directed and coordinated psychological services for 1200 male inmates within a medium security correctional facility.
  • Provided clinical mental health services to offenders/clients at a correctional facility.
  • Provided individual and group psychotherapy to incarcerated males and female's age 12-19 in a locked, secured correctional facility.
  • Repurposed VSP Mental Health Programs from their female mission to an all new male correctional facility.
  • Instituted new comprehensive treatment program at N. A. Chaderjian Youth Correctional Facility in Stockton pursuant to the Farrell settlement agreement.

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12. Substance Abuse

average Demand
Here's how Substance Abuse is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Developed and implemented methods of statistical evaluation for the effectiveness of substance abuse assessments.
  • Co-Chaired the EKU Substance Abuse Committee (SAC).
  • Conducted expert substance abuse assessments including clinical interviews and individual service plans for a diverse multi-cultural caseload of ~35 individuals.
  • Created a national listserv for mental health professionals who provide substance abuse services within university counseling centers.
  • Experience included managing interdisciplinary treatment team, and providing intensive outpatient and outpatient substance abuse services for active duty military members.
  • Scored screening assessment for every inmate entering residential substance abuse treatment and made recommendations for inmate's with co-occurring disorders.

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13. Risk Assessments

average Demand
Here's how Risk Assessments is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Maintained clinical responsibility for all detainees/patients including crises intervention, risk assessments, referrals, progress reports and treatment recommendations.
  • Conducted psychotherapy, home-based clinical interventions, psychological evaluations, risk assessments, and discharge planning services for sexually acting-out youngsters.
  • Performed risk assessments in determining appropriateness for increased privileges, community access, discharge, and placement.
  • Conducted psychological assessments, including risk assessments, and provided group and individual therapy.
  • Completed risk assessments including Violent Recidivism Worksheet and made reports to administrative staff regarding risk of recidivism.
  • Conducted individual therapy, risk assessments, intakes, psychological testing, and military specific evaluations.

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14. Clinical Staff

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Here's how Clinical Staff is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Step 5) Direct supervision of 10 clinical staff, including day-to-day operations in the Domiciliary Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program.
  • Trained clinical staff in Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training and consulted with Director on staff evaluations.
  • Provided training to clinical staff on interpreting assessment results and on incorporating them into treatment planning.
  • Supervised clinical staff, involved in budget development, general operations and identifying new initiatives.
  • Developed curriculum and conducted Training on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder for all professional clinical staff Statewide.
  • Provided clinical consultation and training to community agency administrators and clinical staff.

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15. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Collaborate with providers from different mental and physical health fields to provide multidisciplinary patient care.
  • Work collaboratively with primary care and psychiatrists in-patient care assessment and treatment planning.
  • Provided outreach and community services for individuals not requiring inpatient care.
  • Developed and instituted numerous treatment programs, improving patient care.
  • Attend interdisciplinary team meetings weekly basis to optimize patient care.
  • Conducted quality improvement initiatives to ensure contract compliance and provision of quality patient care.

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16. PHD

average Demand
Here's how PHD is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Conducted numerous psychological assessments for students and their families Supervisor-Sandra Jones, PhD
  • Maintained excellent collaboration with PhD consultants, executives, and administration.
  • Work of all team members was supervised and evaluated at all times by a PhD psychiatrist.
  • Coordinate a team of 2 MD and 2 PhD) and clerical staff to provide continuing education to licensed health professionals.
  • Provided case presentations to Behavioral Health clinicians (PhDs, PsyDs, MSWs, LPCs).
  • Enjoy teaching very much.Thank You,Daniel C Corley PhD

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17. Stress Management

average Demand
Here's how Stress Management is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • structured interview, stress management, self-awareness) to adults and students.
  • Co-facilitated parent presentations regarding various topics such as bullying, eating disorders, child/adolescent development, stress management and organization skills.
  • Designed and supervised delivery of training programs specializing in communication, coaching skills, stress management and leadership development.
  • Provided therapeutic intervention including individual psychotherapy, assertiveness training, anger, and stress management techniques.
  • Managed and coordinated stress management services throughout the George Mason University community.
  • Developed and coordinated outreach events throughout the University, including career oriented and stress management workshops.

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18. Program Development

average Demand
Here's how Program Development is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Involved in program development, quality assurance, behavior plan construction and psychological evaluations for developmentally delayed children.
  • Led Intervention Assistance Team and crucial participant in Individualized Education Program development and implementation.
  • Performed assessments, individual/group therapy, staff training and supervision, program development.
  • Research and program development for suicide risk reduction and resiliency Initiatives.
  • Program development and curriculum planning.
  • Facilitated daily program development activities including establishing treatment and supervision protocols, designing outcome measures, and developing program assessment methodology.

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19. Social Workers

average Demand
Here's how Social Workers is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Supervised psychologists - Instructor of clinical seminar for psychologists and social workers - Conducted psychotherapy and neuropsychological testing with adolescent boys
  • Provided supervision to a group of approximately 12 licensed counselors/social workers who provide services to individuals on a sliding scale basis.
  • Collaborate daily with an interdisciplinary team of clinicians such as psychiatrists, social workers, rehabilitation therapists and nursing staff.
  • Facilitated weekly team meetings for a multidisciplinary team of social workers/counselors and case managers for case consultation and treatment planning.
  • Collaborated with referring primary care physicians, case managers and social workers regarding diagnosis and treatment planning.
  • Supervised unlicensed social workers and psychologists in a cognitive-behavioral program for inmates with co-occurring disorders.

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20. Staff Training

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Here's how Staff Training is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Provided staff training and continuing education with regard to the impact of psychological issues on patient participation and recovery.
  • Provided staff training seminars on topics including adolescent development, classroom management skills, and behavior modification.
  • Developed individual behavioral plans and facilitated the implementation of these plans with staff training.
  • Position includes staff training addressing implementation of behavior programs and understanding psychiatric that impact this population.
  • Position also consists of responsibilities for staff training and development.
  • Presented staff training and development for teachers and administrators.

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21. APA

average Demand
Here's how APA is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Maintained a leadership role in APA accredited internship and externship match program.
  • Supervised mobile family therapists and therapeutic staff support personnel as a behavioral specialist consultant and team leader in Wraparound program.
  • Evaluate decision making capacity of patients and provide diagnostic guidance to attending physician in order to facilitate appropriate psychological treatment.
  • Worked collaboratively with other providers including psychiatrists, wraparound clinicians, Family Partners, and TBS professionals.
  • Conducted psychological assessments to determine capacity to make health care decisions and assist with diagnosis and treatment planning.
  • Conduct inpatient evaluations, including formal psychological testing, to determine capacity to make medical decisions.

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22. Mental Status

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Here's how Mental Status is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Monitored mental status and risk of violence for NGRI patients as they progressed through graduated privileging process.
  • Conducted intellectual assessments, neuropsychological screening, personality assessments, mental status examinations, suicide potential screenings and sexual offender screenings.

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23. Pediatrics

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Here's how Pediatrics is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Coordinate care with all medical specialties including psychiatry, gynecology, GI, family practice, internal medicine, and pediatrics.
  • Presented seminars to pediatrics staff.

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24. Risk Management

low Demand
Here's how Risk Management is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Develop and implement risk management plans to address individuals at high risk for self-harm or harm to others individuals or staff.

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25. DBT

low Demand
Here's how DBT is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Facilitated psychotherapy groups using Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and psycho-educational approaches.
  • Provided individual psychotherapy and DBT group psychotherapy to patients without and with a history of brain injury.
  • Utilize interventions including Experiential Play Therapy, CBT, DBT, and family systems.
  • Serve as a member of the South Florida DBT Multidisciplinary Consultation team.
  • Assisted in teaching staff members basic DBT and implementing DBT on unit.
  • Conducted individual, couple, family, and DBT group psychotherapy.

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26. CBT

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Here's how CBT is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Developed treatment protocols for Trauma-Based population, including CBT, EMDR and other evidence-based treatments.
  • Facilitated both individual (e.g., CBT & psycho-educational) and group (e.g., Money Management) psychotherapy.
  • Provided a CBT group for anxiety and depression incorporating DBT skills, and interpersonal skills training.
  • Trained in Cognitive Processing Therapy, Prolonged Exposure and Trauma Focused CBT.
  • Designed and led multiple CBT-based groups.
  • Facilitate evidenced based programming (CBT, Aggression Replacement Training, Thinking for a Change).

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27. Motivational

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Here's how Motivational is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Provide evidenced-based, motivational interventions for individuals with mild to moderate substance use problems.
  • Utilized motivational interviewing skills, as needed, in order to treat difficult/unmotivated clients.
  • Utilized motivational interviewing skills, as needed, in order to treat difficult/unmotivated clients.
  • Utilized CBT, DBT, mindfulness, and motivational interviewing techniques.
  • Facilitated effective psychotherapy and psychoeducational groups (court competency, coping skills, motivational enhancement) for individuals.
  • Provide psychoeducation, Motivational Interviewing, CBT, relaxation training, behavioral coaching, and PTSD stabilization.

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28. On-Call

low Demand
Here's how On-Call is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Provide on-call support with psychologist position rotation for responding to serious injurious behaviors or attempted SIB.
  • Coordinated the after-hours, emergency on-call phone schedule.
  • Provide on-call and emergency services and to assess and makes recommendations to ensure the safety of youth.

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29. Weekly Supervision

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Here's how Weekly Supervision is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Supervised three mental health providers providing weekly supervision, review of treatment planning and treatment delivery.
  • Conducted weekly supervision of staff and chart reviews.

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30. General Population

low Demand
Here's how General Population is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Developed treatment plans, delivered individual, group counseling and case management services for General Population and Close-Management inmates.

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31. Juvenile Offenders

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Here's how Juvenile Offenders is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Conducted parenting workshops for parents of juvenile offenders.
  • Diagnose and Treat juvenile offenders in group and individual settings.

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32. Behavioral Issues

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Here's how Behavioral Issues is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Consult with staff regarding behavioral issues and provide behavioral input to interdisciplinary treatment teams.
  • Assure that emotional/behavioral issues among residents are addressed in accordance with evidence-based standards.
  • Identified psychological, emotional and behavioral issues.
  • Conducted behavioral assessments to manage behavioral issues after discharge.
  • Assisted other agencies with behavioral issues and to prepare for surveys.
  • Provide assessments and a record review of male offenders that are being considered for Special Meal Management due to behavioral issues.

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33. Community Resources

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Here's how Community Resources is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Provide recommendations and counseling for independent living, community resources, medication management and safety in the home care community.
  • Referred students to other professionals or other community resources.
  • Coordinated with clinical and hospital staff, social services staff, and community resources in providing treatment and continuation of care.
  • Guided case management, including consultation with community resources, schools, and county agencies.
  • Educated patients and their families on community resources and referral sources.
  • Care, Integrating Community Resources, Volunteer Community Services.

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34. Full Range

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Here's how Full Range is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Conducted individual psychotherapy for adults, including the elderly, exhibiting the full range of psychiatric disorders.
  • Full range of psychological evaluation, psychotherapy and consultation services to wide range of ages, socioeconomic and multicultural backgrounds.
  • Provided in depth psychological evaluations of the full range of emotional and psychiatric disorders utilizing appropriate psychological testing.
  • Provided a full range of outpatient psychological services including assessment, treatment, consultation, education and community outreach.
  • Provided advanced professional psychological diagnostic methods and evidence-based intervention strategies for a full range of patient problems.
  • Provided full range of psychological services to adults in skilled nursing facilities and inpatient acute rehabilitation units.

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35. Developmental Disabilities

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Here's how Developmental Disabilities is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Screened for developmental disabilities as defined by CDCR.
  • Performed psychological testing and developmental screening for children with various physical, mental, and developmental disabilities in a hospital setting.
  • Identify, assess, and recommend programming for those within specialized populations including those with developmental disabilities.
  • Diagnosed, assessed, and provided intervention for children with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities.
  • Offered assessment and traditional psychotherapy for individuals residing in skilled care settings and adults with developmental disabilities
  • Assisted in the development and implementation of treatment and behavioral goals for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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36. BON

low Demand
Here's how BON is used in Senior Staff Psychologist jobs:
  • Completed attachment and bonding assessments to be used in court cases.
  • Provided consultation to Bon Air Juvenile Correctional Center staff, Behavioral Services Staff, and outside agencies regarding treatment services.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Senior Staff Psychologist

Mental Health Services17.3%
Group Therapy Sessions17.2%
Anxiety Disorders10.7%
Crisis Intervention8.4%
Direct Psychological Services8.1%
Treatment Plans7.8%
Clinical Supervision4.8%
Psychology4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Senior Staff Psychologist

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Mental Health Services
Mental Health Services
15.7%
15.7%
2
2
Group Therapy Sessions
Group Therapy Sessions
15.6%
15.6%
3
3
Anxiety Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
9.7%
9.7%
4
4
Crisis Intervention
Crisis Intervention
7.6%
7.6%
5
5
Direct Psychological Services
Direct Psychological Services
7.3%
7.3%
6
6
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
7%
7%
7
7
Clinical Supervision
Clinical Supervision
4.3%
4.3%
8
8
Psychology
Psychology
3.6%
3.6%
9
9
Intake Assessments
Intake Assessments
3.3%
3.3%
10
10
Psychiatry
Psychiatry
2.5%
2.5%
11
11
Correctional Facility
Correctional Facility
2.4%
2.4%
12
12
Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
Risk Assessments
Risk Assessments
1.3%
1.3%
14
14
Clinical Staff
Clinical Staff
1.3%
1.3%
15
15
Patient Care
Patient Care
1.2%
1.2%
16
16
PHD
PHD
1.2%
1.2%
17
17
Stress Management
Stress Management
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
Program Development
Program Development
1%
1%
19
19
Social Workers
Social Workers
1%
1%
20
20
Staff Training
Staff Training
1%
1%
21
21
APA
APA
0.9%
0.9%
22
22
Mental Status
Mental Status
0.9%
0.9%
23
23
Pediatrics
Pediatrics
0.7%
0.7%
24
24
Risk Management
Risk Management
0.7%
0.7%
25
25
DBT
DBT
0.6%
0.6%
26
26
CBT
CBT
0.6%
0.6%
27
27
Motivational
Motivational
0.6%
0.6%
28
28
On-Call
On-Call
0.6%
0.6%
29
29
Weekly Supervision
Weekly Supervision
0.4%
0.4%
30
30
General Population
General Population
0.4%
0.4%
31
31
Juvenile Offenders
Juvenile Offenders
0.4%
0.4%
32
32
Behavioral Issues
Behavioral Issues
0.4%
0.4%
33
33
Community Resources
Community Resources
0.4%
0.4%
34
34
Full Range
Full Range
0.4%
0.4%
35
35
Developmental Disabilities
Developmental Disabilities
0.4%
0.4%
36
36
BON
BON
0.4%
0.4%

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