Clinical Supervisor of Psychology

Title: Clinical Supervisor of Psychology
Reports to: Director of State Operated Community Services for the Central West Region
Department of Developmental Services
Location(s): Templeton with satellite offices in Northampton and Worcester
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Key Word:  Psychologist IV
Agency:  Dept. of Developmental Services







Position Overview

The Department of Developmental Services is dedicated to creating, in partnership with others, innovative and genuine opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities to participate fully and meaningfully in, and contribute to their communities as valued members.

The Clinical Supervisor of Psychology (CSP) functions as the senior clinician for the Central West State Operated Community Services System. The CSP will be responsible for providing direction, support, and clinical supervision to non-licensed clinicians/psychological assistants assigned to the CW State Operated Community Programs. The CSP is required to provide direction, oversight, and review of the quality of behavioral and psychological treatment implemented by the psychology staff under his/her supervision.

This position seeks a candidate that has knowledge and experience in intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disabilities, diagnosis and treatment of mental illness, evaluation and treatment of problematic sexual behaviors, aggression, and other behaviors with forensic implications.  Preferred candidates will also possess knowledge and experience in Applied Behavioral Analysis and in adapting various treatment approaches such as current treatment practices for problematic sexual behavior, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectic Behavior Therapy, and experiential therapies for use with individuals with ID and DD.

Position Requirements:

  • Current and valid registration as a Psychologist by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Psychology
  • Three years of full-time or equivalent part-time, professional experience as a Licensed Psychologist
  • One year must have included supervision over Post-doctoral Psychologists-in training and/or Psychological Assistants.

Preferred Qualifications (not required):

  • Three years of full time or equivalent part time experience working with individuals with ID, DD, and/or MI
  • Three years of full time or equivalent part time experience in evaluation and treatment of individuals with problematic sexual behaviors
  • Experience in CBT and DBT
  • Knowledge and experience in Positive Behavioral Supports
  • Qualify as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst at the doctoral level, BCBA-D

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