At Palestine Regional Medical Center, we recognize that our patients deserve qualified, engaged, and competent healthcare professionals. And we know that our healthcare professionals deserve a working environment that is safe, leaders who are visible and supportive, and opportunities to grow and develop in their chosen disciplines. The heart of Palestine Regional is in its people, making our hospital a supportive family of mission driven people dedicated to the service of others.
Forensic Competency Evaluation, (required)
Basic Psychotherapy (dyadic, group, couples)
Forensic Psychological- Mental Health Status EvaluationsÂ
Diagnostic Testing and Assessment
DoctorateÂ degree in psychology; andÂ have the following certification or training:
As appropriate, certification byÂ the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with added or special qualifications in forensic psychiatry; orÂ the American Board of Professional Psychology in forensic psychology; or
Training consisting of:
Â at least 24 hours of specialized forensic training relating to incompetency or insanity evaluationsÂ (the facility will provide on the job forensic training); and
at least eight hours of continuing education relating to forensic evaluations ((the facility will pay for the job forensic continuing education), completed in the 12 months preceding the appointment.
(b) In addition to meeting qualifications required by Subsection (a), to be appointed as an expert psychologist must have completed six hours of required continuing education in courses in forensic psychiatry or psychology, as appropriate, in either of the reporting periods in the 24 months preceding the appointment.