Chief Forensic Psychologist/Psychiatrist

26 Oct 2022 2:27 PM | Amy Safford (Administrator)

The State Forensic Service within the Office of Behavioral Health is seeking a Chief Forensic Psychologist/Psychiatrist. The State Forensic Service oversees and conducts court-ordered mental health evaluations of adults and youth and is guided by the overarching principles of truth-telling and respect for person in fulfilling its mission. The service functions at the behest of Maine’s court system by providing state-of-the-art forensic evaluations that are objective, impartial, scientifically supportable, and responsive to the legal issues raised.

Primary office functions include providing consultation and continuing education to a variety of stakeholders, including contracted independent examiners, judges, attorneys, court personnel, hospital staff, and others. The State Forensic Service also partners with the University of Maine to offer a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Forensic Psychology to train clinicians in the highest standards of forensic mental health assessment. The fellowship program is approved for the American Board of Forensic Psychology experience waiver.

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