Psychological Associate II - Psychiatry Mood Disorder
Categories: Research & Laboratory Support
Department: Psych Mood DO
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
Experience and Education
Master's degree in area of applied psychology or equivalent graduate education in field and two (2) or more years supervised applicable experience in area of psychology to which assigned. Must be a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) Intern. Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) preferred.
- Administers and scores psychological tests, evaluates test results, and prepares reports on such results.
- Implements clinical and laboratory research in such areas as animal research, child development, physiological and behavioral functioning, etc.
- Provides patient care services to in-patients and out-patients by implementing prescribed programs of remedial training and counseling.
- Assists patients to assess their assets and liabilities through interview techniques and assists in planning and executing programs of rehabilitation.
- Attends to administrative details inherent in operation of psychological laboratory.
- Provides information and feedback to patients concerning psychological diagnostic and treatment processes in psychiatric, rehabilitation, and medical settings.
- Participates in health team staffing, etc.
- Consults with personnel of other departments within university and affiliates and acts as liaison with outside public and private agencies.
- Designs and/or constructs test programs and instrumentation for psychological research as well as clinical service purposes.
- May supervise work of one or more Psychological Assistants and/or Psychological Associate I's by planning, assigning, and reviewing work.
- Participates in data analysis, preparation of funding proposals, progress reports, manuscripts, etc.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
The preferred candidate will...
Travel as required to fulfill duties
Deliver mental health education and resilience training programs in partnering middle schools and high schools
Work with schools for logistics of program implementation
Prep materials for program implementation
Document notes on program implementation, protocol deviations, and other relevant information.
Assist in developing and maintaining relationships with community partners
Develop strategies for recruitment into research studies
Attend events in the community to promote and recruit for research studies
Attend weekly meetings
Administer clinical assessments for longitudinal studies on resilience and depression
Ensure safety of study participants
Assist in EEG, MRI, clinician assessments as needed
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.