Performs highly complex (senior-level) psychological testing and evaluation in order to establish eligibility for state services for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder or related conditions; Work involves psychological testing, programming, diagnosing, reporting, and research; May supervise the work of others; Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Knowledge of psychology and related disciplines; and of psychological tests, measurements, and treatment techniques and practices; Skill in interviewing, and in the use of a computer and applicable software; Ability to interpret diagnostic interviews and test data, to analyze behavioral deficits, to develop plans for implementing and monitoring rehabilitation activities in skill acquisition and behavior management, and to communicate effectively; Performs other job related duties as assigned.
Desired Job/Degree Experience: One (1) year experience in counseling or psychological work; Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a doctorate degree in psychology or a related degree; Prefer competency in bilingual assessment. Must be a Licensed Psychologist in the State of Texas or a reciprocity state; Must be proficient in administering and interpreting psychological test instruments; Must be capable of preparing comprehensive reports; Must maintain licensure including meeting annual continuing education training requirements set by Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists; Must meet criteria for Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) “Certified Authorized Provider” in an exempt agency; Current, full, unencumbered license in the state of Texas as a medical doctor or licensed psychologist with: successful completion of graduate coursework in individual intellectual assessment, supervised experience or successful completion of graduate coursework in adaptive behavior assessment; and, one (1) year of employment, internship, or practicum in the field of intellectual disability.
Internal Number: 102
About Alamo Area Council of Governments
AACOG is defined as a political subdivision of the State of Texas, the Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG) was established in 1967 under Chapter 391 of the Local Government Code as a voluntary association of local governments and organizations that serves its members through planning, information, and coordination activities. AACOG serves the Alamo Area/State Planning Region 18, which covers 13 counties and 12,582 square miles. Comprising the area planning region are Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Frio, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Medina, McMullen, and Wilson counties.
The mission of the Alamo Area Council of Governments is to enhance the quality of life of all residents of the Alamo Region in partnership with elected and appointed officials, funders, community partners and beneficiaries.