Early Childhood Psychologist Needed in Sunny Arizona!


Southwest Human Development is looking for a Psychologist who specializes in developmental and autism assessments in children to join our team in Phoenix, Arizona.

What You’ll Do

Use your clinical experience and expertise to work with young children ages birth to 5 and their families who have a wide range of developmental delays and disabilities.

  • Participate in transdisciplinary team assessments for children (birth to five).
  • Administer and interpret developmental tools, focusing on autism evaluations.
  • Collaborate on treatment plans.
  • Complete record reviews and comprehensive reports with recommendations.

Why Choose Us?

The ideal candidate should be knowledgeable about and committed to family-centered, team-based, culturally responsive, and trauma-informed service delivery models. As well as, have experience with an integrated medical, developmental, and mental health/behavioral health approach to supporting young children and their families.

Our Reputation: With national recognition and over 40 years of experience, SWHD is one of the largest nonprofits serving children from birth to five.

Our Specialization: With our unique focus on children from birth to five, your work will have an impact during the most critical years of a child’s life. Plus, our One Child, One Family, One Team approach gives you a chance to build strong relationships and coordinate beyond the first assessment.

Our Collaboration: We stray from the typical work alone norm; our team-based approach fosters collaboration, ensuring a strong and supportive workplace.

Our Perks: Competitive benefits, strong work/life balance, hybrid work schedule, opportunities for professional growth, eligibility for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Our Location: 300+ days of sunshine every year, vibrant cultural & sports scene, and an affordable cost of living for a major city make Phoenix the perfect place to live.


  • Doctorate degree in Clinical Pyschology
  • Post Doctoral experience to include training in evaluations with children birth to 5 years
  • Experience working with young children ages 0-5 with Autism is required
  • Ability to work independently but also within a trans-disciplinary setting using a team-based approach
  • Experience using relationship-based approaches to treatment and assessment
  • Competency with the use of the following tools: Bayle Scales of Infant Development, Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS), and Wechsler Scales.
  • Ability to qualify for a valid Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card is required

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