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Forensic Psychologist

Forum Ohio, LLC - Columbus, OH

Forum Ohio, LLC has an immediate opening for a licensed psychologist to conduct forensic psychological evaluations and other comprehensive clinical psychological evaluations. Primary duties of this position will involve conducting the following evaluations:

  • competence to stand trial (adjudicative competence) with adults and juveniles;
  • comprehensive clinical psychological evaluations for Children Services with adults and juveniles for purposes of diagnostic clarification, disposition, and placement;
  • mental condition at the time of the alleged offense (sanity) with adults; and
  • assessment of risk on adults and juveniles for purposes of determining treatment needs, including the least restrictive setting available.

This position will involve supervision of appropriate staff, including post-doctoral clinicians and psychology assistants. In addition to working in a private practice office setting, this position will require light travel and conducting evaluations in psychiatric hospitals as well as correctional facilities on occasion.

The successful candidate must have experience in conducting forensic psychological evaluations and other comprehensive, clinical psychological evaluations. Strong interpersonal, clinical, assessment, and report writing skills are essential to this position.

Preference will be given to board-certified psychologists. Preference will also be given to those candidates who are licensed in the State of Ohio or who are license eligible.

Consideration will be given to exceptional post-doctoral candidates that have completed advanced training in the area of forensic psychology. Compensation for this position will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience, training, and education. Flexible scheduling will be provided as part of this position. Early career psychologists are encouraged to apply.

Forum Ohio, LLC is a thriving, expanding private practice that specializes in the provision of clinical and forensic assessment, treatment, and consultative services. Forum Ohio, LLC contracts with various court systems (juvenile, municipal, and common pleas) and governmental agencies (Children Services, job and family services, disability determination services, public defender’s offices, prosecutor’s offices) to provide expert clinical and forensic psychological services. With offices located in Downtown Columbus, Forum Ohio, LLC conducts over 1,500 comprehensive psychological evaluations per year, and is projected to increase volume by over 25 percent in the next 18 months. Forum Ohio, LLC routinely conducts a wide variety of evaluations on juveniles and adults, including those to determine adjudicative competence, mental state at the time of the offense, capital punishment and mitigation, fitness for duty, risk of sexual reoffending, diminished capacity and guardianship, risk of violence and recidivism, disability and barriers to employability, risk of suicide and self-harm, and malingering. Forum Ohio, LLC conducts evaluations on juveniles and adults in correctional facilities, hospitals, residential centers, and other secure settings in addition to their outpatient office locations.

Interested candidates should submit (1) a CV and (2) a cover letter that briefly addresses the candidate’s experience and training as well as any compensation requirements. Interviews to begin immediately, and interested candidates are encouraged to respond quickly.