Responsible for conducting patient assessment and treatment for children with elimination problems, primarily toileting refusal, constipation-related behaviors and urinary incontinence. Also responsible for completing appropriate documentation.
- Conducts intake interviews and functional assessments/analyses.
- Coordinates and collaborates with other healthcare providers (e.g. physicians, nurses, dieticians, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, social workers).
- Coordinates and collaborates with daycare providers and school personnel as appropriate.
- Designs and conducts behavioral toileting interventions (delivered individually and in group format).
- Documents all patient contacts.
- Suggests options for improving quality of care, identifies potential problems, recommends and implements solutions, and collaborates in the development of new techniques/approaches to patient care.
- Collects, analyzes, and interprets patient data.
- Trains others (as needed) in equipment operation, data collection and analysis, and assessment and treatment techniques.
- May co-author publications and co-present results with clinical supervisor at meetings and/or conferences.
Requires a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology (or closely related field) and a behavioral orientation. Must be committed to working in interdisciplinary teams. BCBA or BCBA-eligible preferred. Experience or interest in working with children with serious medical and/or developmental issues preferred. Training in the assessment and treatment of elimination disorders will be provided as necessary. Employees in this classification are required to have a minimum of a Master's degree in a recognized field of science or learning which is directly related to the duties of the position, psychology degree preferred.
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