The Center for BrainHealth and Brain Performance Institute at The University of Texas at Dallas is expanding our cutting-edge pediatric social cognition team. We are seeking an innovative clinician with an interest in using state-of-the-art technology and virtual reality platforms to advance the treatment of children ages 8-18 diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders, attention deficits, learning delays, and social communication or language disorders. Responsible for implementing research and clinical fee for service programs with participants/clients; including evaluation, assessment, and training with individual clients. Will write reports, plan sessions, generate and organize content, score testing, data entry, analysis, and provide feedback to parents and educators; and follow clients over time. Training may be on-site, in local Metroplex schools, or by remote online virtual learning platforms. Will assess and monitor long-term effects of acquired brain disorders or communication, behavior and cognition in adult and/or pediatric populations. Administer state-of-the-art cognitive-communication measures; integrate and interpret findings; provide education, training, and recommendation to family, physicians, teachers, and other health care professionals; develop and provide individualized intervention for adult and pediatric populations. Be part of our highly collaborative team aimed at translating research into the highest levels of clinical excellence in the field of social cognition.
Master's Degree in Communication Disorders, Psychology/Counseling, Speech-Language Pathology, Special Education or related field of study or equivalent education and clinical work experience.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Master's Degree in Communication Disorders, Psychology/Counseling, Speech-Language Pathology, Special Education or related field of study or equivalent education and clinical work experience. Three-years experience with assessments and administration of clinical services for Autism, ADHD, and other neurodevelopmental disorders; strong interest in technology based training, experience working with youth and families. Bi-lingual in English/Spanish is a plus. Proficient with Windows OS and MS Office Suite software. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary. Professional dress and demeanor is required. Internal candidate preferred.
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