1051 Riverside Drive
Minimum Qualifications A doctorate degree and licensure as a psychologist in the state of New York, plus one year of experience working with individuals with psychosis;
A master’s-level license to practice psychotherapy in the state of New York (i.e., LMHC or LCSW) and at least five full-time years of clinical experience implementing evidence-based therapies with individuals with psychosis.
Ph.D. in Psychology, with state licensure to practice psychology;
Master’s degree in clinical social work or mental health counselling, with state licensure
PREFERRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
One year of experience working with individuals with psychosis in clinical settings (for licensed psychologists) OR at least five full-time years of experience working with individuals with psychosis in clinical settings (for those without doctoral licensure). All candidates should have some familiarity with the clinical high-risk/prodrome and first-episode psychosis constructs, familiarity with chronic psychotic disorders, and a strong background in evidence-based interventions for psychosis.
Duties Description The candidate is expected to:
• Implement evidence-based practices for the purposes of treatment and monitoring of individuals with psychosis and/or at clinical high risk (CHR) for psychosis
• Provide psychoeducation to participants and families
• Engage in outreach and recruitment for the COPE Clinic and Columbia Schizophrenia Research Center (CSRC)
• Monitor CHR participants for signs of conversion to syndromal psychosis
Additional Comments Background Investigation/Justice Center Review:
Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC) which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
1051 Riverside Drive
Notes on ApplyingIndicate the Title and Location of the position you are applying for. Please include your e-mail address on your application/resume. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it with your other application materials:
The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. OMH is deeply committed to supporting underserved individuals, organizations, and communities. To this end, OMH is focused on implementing activities and initiatives to reduce disparities in access, quality, and treatment outcomes for underserved populations. A critical component of these efforts is ensuring OMH is a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees' unique attributes and skills are valued and utilized to support the mission of the Agency. OMH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.