Job Description

Job: 18-57304
Location: Kern County AES Center, CA, Bakersfield
Facility: Kern County AES Center
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular Full-Time
Recruiter: Cheryl Klarich


Our Post-Doctoral Psychology Resident conducts forensic evaluations under the supervision of a Forensic Psychologist. He/she evaluates individuals who are incompetent to stand trial (IST). In addition, to competency evaluations, the Post-Doctoral Psychology Resident completes behavior plans and psychological testing.



  • APA approved doctoral program in clinical or counseling psychology (Ph.D. or Psy.D.)
  • Completion of a psychology internship prior to beginning the postdoctoral residency.


  • Experience with SPMI population is preferred


  • None required


  1. Performs competency evaluations.
  2. Conducts psychological testing.
  3. Writes and implements behavioral plans.
  4. Provides training and education to the clinical team as needed.
  5. Provides expert testimony to the court.
  6. The above responsibilities are a highlight of responsibilities and not a full list. Other responsibilities may be performed as assigned.

CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

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