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TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY DEPT 405 DPS - IOD - Post-Doctoral Fellow - 4230 in Austin, Texas

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PLEASE NOTE: All applications must contain complete job histories, which includes job title, dates of employment, name of employer, supervisor's name and phone number and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application may be rejected because it is incomplete. Resumes do not take the place of this required information. SUBMITTED THROUGH WORK IN TEXAS: Work In Texas (WIT) applicants must complete the supplemental questions to be considered for the posting. In order to complete the supplemental questions please go to CAPPS Recruit to register or login and access your profile. Go to CAPPS Recruit to Sign In https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Perform highly advanced (senior-level) psychological work within the agencys Victim and Employee Support Services. Work includes providing psychological screening, and a comprehensive program of psychological services to agency employees and their families; program design and implementation; diagnosing, counseling, training, and crisis intervention. Prepare reports and conduct special projects and research as directed. The program is a 12-month-long fellowship designed to provide training experiences in public safety psychology. The postdoctoral fellow will work under the supervision of a licensed psychologist. Once full licensure is obtained, the transition into a psychologist position is based upon the availability of agency positions. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for initiative and independent judgment. The following Military Occupational Specialty codes are generally applicable to this position. https://hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_MedicalandHealth.pdf Applicants must fully complete the summary of experience to determine if minimum qualifications are met. ESSENTIAL DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Plan, develop, and implement training on various topics, e.g., stress management, work performance enhancement, basic psychology in law enforcement work, crisis intervention, and employee motivation to facilitate the overall wellness and resilience of the departments workforce. 2. Work with the Training Operations Division to create curriculum and provide treatment services and training to trooper trainees in the academy. 3. Develop and update training materials; provide input for best practice guidelines for employee support services; and conduct training for VESS personnel and other agency divisions upon request. 4. Provide professional and confidential treatment in a voluntary counseling program for agency employees and their families; make referrals and maintain follow-up evaluations on employees requiring additional psychological services from outside facilities; and provide appropriate support and other group intervention services. 5. Facilitate debriefings after critical incidents. 6. Assist in consultation on special projects requiring psychological expertise. 7. Assist with conducting program design and developing procedures for pre-employment testing, wellness, and behavioral health services for employees. May assist in some aspects of the pre-employment evaluation process such as conducting file reviews. 8. Participate in field visits and observe training for law enforcement officers; provide feedback to VESS leadership regarding suggestions to improve first responder's mental health, psychological safety, and wellness. 9. May assist in critical incident response. 10. Travel locally and within the state as needed to accomplish position objectives. 11. Attend work regularly and observe approved work hours in a cordance with agency leave and attendance policies. 12. Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS and REQUIREMENTS: Education Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.), or Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology. Experience Successfully completed an internship in clinical or counseling psychology) and has documented training and supervised experience in group, individual and behavioral therapies, psychological assessment, and psychological testing. Licensure and/or Certification Postdoctoral candidates must obtain a provisional license to practice under the supervision of a psychologist in Texas prior to start of their fellowship. Regulatory Knowledge Working knowledge of, or the ability to rapidly assimilate information related to TXDPS, State and Federal regulations, legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures. Thorough knowledge of the applicable laws and requirements for the practice of psychology in the state of Texas including confidentiality, record retention, and the practical applications of such rules and regulations to conducting clinical/counseling psychology. Familiarity with Americans with Disability Act (ADA) requirements and the application of such requirements to pre-employment evaluations; familiarity with pre-employment screening of law enforcement applicants and the rules and regulations governing the selection of law enforcement officers in the State of Texas is preferred. Clinical Knowledge - Knowledge of the principles of assessment and treatment of acute and traumatic stress reactions and disorders; brief therapy; crisis intervention; grief; victimology; and the psychological response to routine and critical incident stress. Knowledge of the principles of choosing appropriate screening instruments, administering psychological screening instruments, and interpreting test data. Supervisory/Managerial/Leadership skills Knowledge of management/supervisory methods and principles, performance/productivity standards, and fiscal/budget management. Ability to develop plans, policies, and procedures for efficient workflow and overall effectiveness. Ability to provide clear direction to others, promote teamwork and motivate others to accomplish goals. Exemplify the agencys core mission to Protect and Serve Texas. Able to organize and implement program activities. Promote teamwork among VESS staff to accomplish program goals and objectives that support the strategic plan. They should show willingness to embrace and utilize our practices capability to work as a larger team to address client needs as an agency, not solely as an individual therapist, when appropriate. Technology Proficiency with Microsoft Office and appropriate levels of proficiency with utilized software and systems (e.g. CAPPS, SharePoint) and be able to learn new software/systems. Interpersonal Skills Must demonstrate an ability to exercise poise, tact, diplomacy and an ability to establish and maintain positive, working/professional relationships with internal/external customers. Must demonstrate DPS core values: Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Teamwork. Organizational and Prioritization Skills Must be organized, flexible, and able to effectively prioritize in a multi-demand and constantly changing environment; able to meet multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines without sacrificing accuracy, timeliness or professionalism. Presentation/Communication Skills Must be able to construct and deliver clear, concise, and professional presentations and/or communications to a variety of audiences and/or individuals. Excellent verbal a