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Court Officer-Trainee Screening Process


VI - Psychological Interview

Psychological Assessment
Each candidate will be required to undergo a psychological assessment designed to assess for emotional or psychological problems that might interfere with effectively performing the duties of the position. The psychological examination consists of written psychological assessment tests and a personal interview with a licensed clinical psychologist and/or licensed psychiatrist. The candidate will be scheduled for a personal interview with a psychologist and/or psychiatrist who will review the results of the candidate’s psychological tests and investigation report. Candidates found qualified at this stage will be referred to the Court Officer Evaluation Board.

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