Clinical Psychologist at Neem Foundation

Neem Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental, peace-building and conflict prevention organisation founded as a direct response to the problem of insecurity in Nigeria. The Foundation was established in January 2016 and registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission. We are committed to improving the lives of those affected by the insurgency, and preventing violence through building inclusive communities and raising the standard of education and psychosocial care. We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Clinical PsychologistLocation: Maiduguri, BornoPosition SummaryCounsel individuals and groups regarding problems such as stress, substance abuse, and family situations, in order to modify behaviour and/or to improve personal, social, and vocational adjustment.Develop and implement individual treatment plans, specifying type, frequency, intensity, and duration of therapy.Discuss the treatment of problems with clients.Evaluate the effectiveness of counselling or treatments, and the accuracy and completeness of diagnoses, then modify plans and diagnoses as necessary.Job FunctionsProvides a full range of psychological services to clients.Consults with other professionals, regarding the evaluation and treatment of clients.Provides psychological assessment, testing and evaluation, referral, consultation, programme planning, chemical dependency counselling/education, prevention service/activities, individual, couples, group and family therapy.Interact with clients to provide assessment, testing, diagnosis treatment, case management, follow up and treatment planning, with physicians to provide consultation.Collaborates and cooperates in a professional manner with co-workers, other departments and other agencies in order to assure effective continuity of care and services.Prepares and maintains mental health notes and narrative reports of mental health activities (in the appropriate charting format).Maintain clients’ records, as part of the Medical records system and follows policies of records and maintenance of client confidentiality.Observes strict confidentiality and privacy of clients.Other duties as assigned. 

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