This position promotes the fundamental rights, dignity and worth of the indviduals supported by the Arc of Rensselaer County. The position works to create an understanding of the individual as a person so that existing resources are used optimally and that additional resources can be acquired in order to assist the person with a disability to live as an equal and valued member of society.
The role of the psychologist includes the following core aspects: Casework,
Organisational Support, Research & Evaluation and Responsibilities to the Profession. While the particular work of the psychologist will vary, the psychologist needs to
maintain a balance between these core aspects of the role.
Repsonsiblities may include but not subject to:
• Therapy and Therapeutic Work
• Family Support
• Programmes to Individuals and Groups
• Assessment & Consultation
NYS School Psychology Certification required, Ph.D. or Psy. D. in Psychology preferred
Experience working with Indviduals with Intellectual and Developmental Dissabilities
PerDiem hours- Up to 5 hours a week.
The Arc of Rensselaer County is a non-profit agency located in Troy, NY supporting individuals with disabilities and their families throughout Rensselaer County. We are an association of people with disabilities, parents, professionals and community members dedicated to building the capacity of the community to fully include persons with disabilities.