Forensic Psychologist

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Centurion Health
Published
July 6, 2021
Location
Wareham, Massachusetts
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Forensic Psychologist

  • Wareham, Massachusetts
  • Psychologist
  • 20158

Job Description

OverviewForensic Health Services, a Centurion company, is proud to be the provider of forensic and mental health services to the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health Court Clinic Programs.

 

We are currently seeking a full-time Forensic Court Clinic Psychologist interested in working in the dynamic and fast paced forensic environment offered by the adult court clinic teams in the Northeast (Lawrence, Waltham/Concord, Haverhill/Newburyport, Woburn), Southeast (Brockton, Fall River, Hyannis, Plymouth, Wareham), Metro Boston (Boston, Malden) or Central (Dedham, Ayer/Fitchburg, Uxbridge) areas of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Available Shift

Monday - Friday from 8a-4:30p however exact schedule will vary based on court need; 40hrs/week.

Option to choose from the following regions (available cities are approximate):

  • Northeast (Lawrence, Waltham/Concord, Haverhill/Newburyport, Woburn)
  • Southeast (Brockton, Fall River, Hyannis, Plymouth, Wareham)
  • Metro Boston (Boston, Malden)
  • Central (Dedham, Ayer/Fitchburg, Uxbridge)

Responsibilities

The Forensic Court Clinic Psychologist will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team consisting of lawyers, social workers, judges, and other court and hospital staff to provide assessment, treatment, and determination of appropriate dispositions for individuals who are mentally ill or have substance use issues and are brought before the Courts on criminal and/or civil matters. Travel between courts throughout the work day is required.

 

The Forensic Court Clinic Psychologist is also responsible for fulfilling the statutory obligations of the Department of Mental Health, including, but not limited to:

 

  • Evaluation of the need for Emergency Hospitalization
  • Competence to Stand Trial or Criminal Responsibility Screening Evaluations
  • Evaluation of the need for Hospitalization of Mentally-Ill Prisoners
  • Determination of the Mental Condition of Witnesses
  • Evaluation of the need for Commitment of Substance Abusers
  • Aid in Sentencing Evaluations

As part of the Court Clinic team, Forensic Psychologists provide consultation to the court and help to facilitate and coordinate statutory evaluations assigned to their colleagues. Additionally, Forensic Psychologists play a vital role in triaging cases and making referrals to community providers and services.

Benefits

We offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits for our full-time team members including:

  • Health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Generous paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Continuing Education benefits
  • Much more...

About Us

Centurion Health contracts with state and local governments nationwide to provide comprehensive healthcare services to correctional facilities, state hospitals, and other community settings. Our dedication to making a difference and our passionate team of the best and the brightest healthcare employees has made us one of the leaders of the correctional health industry. Whether you are driven by purpose and impact or on a journey of professional growth, our opportunities can offer both.

Qualifications

  • Active licensed Psychologist by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or ability to obtain licensure within a reasonable timeframe (e.g. having passed the EPPP, or holding a Psychology license in another state) required
  • Current/valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Experience working with court-involved criminal defendants preferred
  • Must be able to pass a background investigation and obtain agency security clearance where applicable.

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MHM Services, Inc. d/b/a Centurion Group, Inc. (“Centurion”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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