Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, USA - 1 postdoctoral fellowship in clinical psychology

The Albany Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry invites applications for a full-time, one year, Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology.  The fellowship is designed to prepare Fellows to function as capable professional psychologists assuming multiple roles within an academic psychiatry department or other practice based academic institution.

The position offers extensive supervised experience in a number of clinical, research, academic, teaching, and supervisory roles. Fellows are highly encouraged to develop and conduct projects of personal interest and/or value for the department and are also actively involved in ongoing grant funded departmental training and research initiatives. Current projects involve a range of activities, including: program development, consultation and collaboration within and across departments/services in the areas of clinical assessment, medical training, complex dual diagnosis treatment, genetics, bariatrics and metabolic disorders. This research training typically includes opportunities for authorship and conference presentations. Fellows are provided ample clinical training and supervision leading to competency for independent practice and preparation for licensure.  

Fellows are expected to possess the capacity for collaboration as well as independent self-directed academic work. We desire Fellows with excellent interpersonal skills and strong clinical, research, and writing abilities.

The Fellowship is a full time, year-long program with a salary of $40,000, full health benefits and scheduled vacation. The program accepts two (2) Fellows per year. The training year begins September 1st and ends August 31st. The program is coordinated by the Director of Training, Robert Hubbell, PsyD, and the Department Chair, Victoria Balkoski, MD.
The deadline for applications is January 15 th, 2013.  Please see the attached handbook for additional program information.

Applicants should send (e-mail, preferred) a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and two (2) letters of reference to:
Robert Hubbell, PsyD
Albany Medical Center
Department of Psychiatry
25 Hackett Blvd., MC-164
Albany, NY 12208

Monday, November 26, 2012

Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA - 1 Post-Doctoral Fellowship in clinical child and adolescent neuropsychology Center for Attention and Learning

Lenox Hill Hospital is accepting applications for two post-doctoral fellowships beginning in September 2013. These are two-year, full-time positions that are based at the Center for Attention and Learning (CAL), which is part of the Child/Adolescent Section of Psychiatry, and located within the Outpatient Center for Mental Health. The Outpatient Center is staffed by psychiatrists, psychologists, nurse-practitioners and students. The mission of CAL is to provide expert neuropsychological evaluations of low-income school-aged children with learning, attention, and related disorders. CAL has recently been the recipient of a Robin Hood Foundation grant, which has allowed us to expand our reach. Also, Lenox Hill Hospital is now part of the North Shore-LIJ Healthcare system.

The two-year program will focus on neuropsychological assessment of children with Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and other related developmental disorders. Fellows will receive extensive training in neuropsychological assessment, as well as training in advocacy to learn how to intervene within the school system and help obtain the best support for our patients. Advocacy training is partly provided though a formal partnership with Advocates for Children, a premier educational law agency in NY. Fellows are encouraged to attend Psychiatry and Neurology Ground Rounds, and will be expected to participate in a weekly case conference. Individual supervision will be provided on a regularly scheduled basis.

The Lenox Hill Hospital Department of Psychiatry has had an active training program in Psychiatry and Psychology. Psychology training has been conducted continuously since 1980, at the start of our first externship. In addition to the students who participate in our APA-approved internship, the department has six externs. Two of the externs are part of CAL. The CAL staff includes three staff psychologists, four post-doctoral neuropsychology fellows, and a social worker. Interested applicants should send a CV, two letters of reference, a graduate transcript and a sample neuropsychological report by January 23, 2013.

Confirmation of completion (or progress toward the doctorate) should be forwarded by the candidate's Program Director. Please contact Dr. Peter Pramataris at 212-434-6561 for further information. Send all materials to: Peter Pramataris, Psy.D. Clinical Director The Center for Attention and Learning 210 East 64th Street, Fourth Floor New York, NY 10065 or electronically to: ppramataris@nshs.edu

Private practice, Dallas, Texas, USA - 1 postdoctoral fellowship

Position Description: This one-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Private Practice is intended to provide the postdoctoral fellow with a coordinated opportunity for direct clinical service (intake assessment, treatment planning, intervention), regular professional supervision, and ongoing professional development activities (both designated and self-directed). The postdoctoral fellow will receive clinical opportunities and supervision enabling him/her to gain expertise in practicing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) with children and adolescents with Anxiety Spectrum Disorders. Additionally, the postdoctoral fellow will receive comprehensive instruction/supervision in individual and group-based Parent Consultation, to address behavioral issues related to Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and other psychiatric disorders.

Practice Description: Therapy Dallas (www.therapydallas.com) is a group practice offering coordinated and comprehensive psychological services for children, adolescents, and adults in the Dallas area. The postdoctoral fellow will work under the supervision of Kristen M. Ohlenforst, PhD, and alongside licensed clinicians providing individual psychotherapy, didactic group therapy, parent consultation, and play therapy.

Compensation: The accepted applicant for this full-time position will become a salaried employee of Therapy Dallas. Compensation will be discussed at the time of interview, and will be commensurate with national, competitive postdoctoral fellowships.

Start date: Late August to Early September 2013 (exact date to be negotiated).

Application Process:

Materials for Submission: Please submit the below-listed materials -- in a single envelope, and by February 15th, 2013 -- to Therapy Dallas, 12800 Hillcrest Rd A124, Dallas, TX 75230:
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Official Transcript from Graduate Program
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation from clinicians well-acquainted with your graduate training, clinical work, and professional interests
Formal Interview: Upon review of the above-listed application materials, Dr. Ohlenforst may invite you to schedule one or more formal interview(s). In the event you receive an interview, our office will contact you to discuss scheduling options.

Additional Information: Thank you in advance for your interest in this Postdoctoral Fellowship position! Please do not hesitate to contact our office with any questions you might have about this position and/or the application process, as we are happy to provide additional information. You may reach our office via e-mail at info@therapydallas.com, or via phone at 214-755-6119.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Alliance Pediatrics, Gaithersburg, MD, behavioral psychology resident position

Alliance Pediatrics is a private behavioral psychology practice located in the suburbs outside of Washington, D.C.  Our primary goal is to provide high quality, evidence-based treatments to our clients. We serve children, adolescents, caregivers, related service professionals (occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, psychologists, etc), therapists seeking professional development (BCBA certification, psychology licensure) and school staff.

Our services include individual therapy, family therapy, caregiver training, staff consultations, school trainings, assessment, social skills groups, and supervision for home-based verbal behavior programs.

We are seeking a psychologist or psychological resident to work under the supervision of a licensed psychologist. Applicant should have a background in the treatment of children and adolescents utilizing behavioral interventions, cognitive behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy or other evidence-based treatments. BCBA preferred. The clinician will be responsible for the provision of psychological and behavioral services including the assessment of problem behaviors, development and implementation of psychological and behavioral treatment plans and consultation with interdisciplinary service providers as needed. Services are primarily provided in the office, however at times home, school, and community visits are necessary. The clinician will participate in regular team meetings with staff psychologists. Psychology residents seeking licensure will be supervised according to board standards.

The clinician will typically work between the hours of 9am and 6pm Monday through Friday. However, the schedule is flexible to meet the needs of the psychologist or psychology resident. The total hours available range from part-time to full-time. All direct and indirect services (phone consultations with clients, document preparation, travel, etc.) are compensated.  Benefits include bonuses and retirement plan.

Please submit inquiries and/or cover letter and CV via email to:

Joy Kolb, PhD, BCBA
Alliance Pediatrics
(240) 252-4105

Friday, June 15, 2012

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - 1 postdoctoral position behavioral feeding disorders

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital is a pediatric rehabilitation hospital in Baltimore, Maryland that is part of the University of Maryland Medical System and Johns Hopkins Health System.  The Division of Pediatric Psychology and Neuropsychology at MWPH announces the availability of a postdoctoral position in behavioral feeding disorders. 

This position entails clinical work, training and supervision, community presentations, and outcome research.  We have inpatient, outpatient, and day treatment feeding programs for children with a wide range of feeding disorders.  Feeding programs are interdisciplinary, and psychology works closely with several other disciplines.  In addition to feeding, limited training opportunities in other areas of pediatric psychology may also be available.  Position is open to graduates from an APA accredited doctoral program and APA approved or equivalent internship.  Training and/or experience in behavioral feeding desired but not required.  Stipend is competitive and includes a generous benefit package.  The anticipated starting date is August 31, 2012.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital is an Equal Employment Opportunity Facility.  To apply send cover letter, curriculum vitae, and 3 professional references to Shira Benhorin, Ph.D., Director of Pediatric Psychology Feeding Disorders Services, Division of Pediatric Psychology and Neuropsychology, Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital, 1708 West Rogers Avenue Baltimore, MD  21209.  Telephone (410) 578-5069, Email: sbenhorin@mwph.org

Florida State University College of Medicine, Fort. Myers, FL, USA - 1 Behavioral Health Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Florida State University College of Medicine (FSUCOM) Department of Medical Humanities & Social Sciences is accepting applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in integrated  behavioral health  at the Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida (HNS) a teaching site for the FSUCOM .
The fellow will function as an integral part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team in primary Pediatrics, Family Medicine and Women’s Health clinics. Primary duties will include providing screenings and diagnostic evaluations, behavioral consultations and brief interventions with children, adults and families. The fellowship will consist of clinical activity, didactics, supervision & mentorship and research opportunity. Activities will allow for fulfillment of licensure requirement in the State of Florida.

The Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida (HNS) includes the Isabel Collier Read Medical Campus in Immokalee and primary care clinics in Naples.  Fellows train at the  Federally Qualified Health Center which serves as a training site for medical students, psychology postdoctoral fellows and other health trainees. The health center includes Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Adult Care, Dental, Obstetrics /Gynecology, and Behavior Health Services.  Immokalee is a small rural community in southwest Florida and a designated Health Professions Shortage Area. The patient population is made up primarily of Latino migrant farm workers but also includes Haitian, African American and a rural Caucasian population. Fellows also see patients at the Naples primary care clinics.  Immokalee is situated approximately 30 minutes from Naples, an area known for its beaches and cultural activities.
Eligibility: Completion of an APA accredited doctoral program in Clinical or Counseling Psychology (PhD/PsyD) as well as an APA accredited internship. Candidate should be fluent in Spanish and be committed to serving an underserved population consistent with the mission of the Florida State University College of Medicine to train providers for underserved populations.

Benefits: Stipend of $40,000(1st year) and $45,000 (2nd year) plus a generous benefits package. Applications will be reviewed as received. Please submit inquiries and/or cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation via email to:

Elena Reyes, PhD
Associate Professor
Southwest Florida Regional Director
Florida State University College of Medicine
(239) 658-3087

Forbush School at Glyndon, Maryland, USA - 1 postdoctoral fellowship position

The Forbush School at Glyndon is accredited by the Maryland State Department of Education as a Type I General and Special Education Nonpublic School to provide educational and therapeutic services for children and adolescents through 12th grade. Located for more than 40 years on Sheppard Pratt's campus in Towson, the school relocated to a spacious campus in Glyndon in July 2009. With resources to serve more than 160 students, The Forbush School at Glyndon continues its longstanding tradition of providing educational, vocational and therapeutic services to students with complex needs from throughout Central Maryland and beyond. The school operates 12 months of the year.

The Forbush School at Glyndon is looking to hire a qualified Postdoctoral Fellow. This position, under close supervision and as part of the training curriculum, but frequently requiring the use of independent judgment, provides direct psychological services to assigned students. Interviews students to obtain psychological history, completes written psychological assessments, participates in treatment planning, and conducts individual and group therapy using the therapeutic framework appropriate to the student’s needs and the school’s treatment philosophy (e.g., psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy). Monitors students’ progress. Works closely with assigned supervisor to improve clinical skill; attends supervision sessions; and responds constructively to clinical feedback and supervision. Communicates effectively with the multi-disciplinary treatment team. Maintains student documentation in accordance with school and Health System requirements. Administers and scores psychological tests. Provides specialized consultation and assessments. Work requires knowledge of psychodynamic, behavioral, and cognitive therapies; general psychological principles; psychiatric terminology.

Requires: Completion of a Ph.D. or Psy.D. program from a school of psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA), which included supervised practicum, internships, field or laboratory training appropriate to the practice of psychology. Work requires an advanced level of interpersonal skills sufficient to provide effective care to a wide variety of students, while working collaboratively with other staff. Work requires a high level of analytical ability sufficient to assess students, formulate treatment plans, provide effective therapy and set priorities. Work also frequently produces a high level of mental/visual fatigue when interviewing students, conducting therapy sessions and preparing documentation. Salary is $33,750/yr.

**To be considered for this position please visit our website, www.sheppardpratt.org, and complete an online application.**

Casa Pacifica, Camarillo, CA, USA - 2 postdoctoral fellowship positions

Casa Pacifica provides hope and help for abused, neglected or at-risk youth and their families. We believe children of all ages are capable of great achievement, a notion reflected in our programs. Our programs protect, engage and teach children and their families how to develop the competence and confidence they need to manage their own lives and achieve great potential.  We meet kids and families at the most challenging times of their lives and help them overcome some of life’s most difficult circumstances – abuse and neglect, complex emotional and behavioral issues, family crises. We restore hope, help children find joy in daily living, and improve families’ chances at making a better life for themselves and at finding a place in their community where they can be successful. Casa Pacifica is committed to children unconditionally over time and through all of life’s ups and downs.

Rapidly growing COA accredited agency with an APA Internship program has immediate employment opportunities with competitive salary and generous benefits package including retirement (401k), paid time off, insurance benefits and extensive on-going training.
Headquartered on a rural 24-acre campus five miles from the Pacific Ocean half way between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, Casa Pacifica serves abused and neglected children and adolescents, and those with severe emotional, social, behavioral, and mental health challenges. Our primary service area is California’s Central Coast, but referrals come from all over. We provide a comprehensive array of state of the art services to meet the varied and complex needs of children, youth and emerging adults in our care. On-site services include a non-public school, a 28 bed residential treatment program for adolescents and a 45 bed emergency shelter program for youth 0-18 years, a certified Health Clinic, intensive day treatment program, and a Parent Child Interactive Therapy Center.  Community Based Services include a Therapeutic Behavioral Services program, Wraparound, and a Children’s Emergency Mobile Crisis Team.

2 Post Doctoral Fellow positions:  Post Doctoral Fellow (2 year position) for Transitional age youth: Will provide clinical services to youth primarily 16 years and older who are focusing on transitioning to an independent life style.  Post Doctoral Fellow (2 year position) for Shelter and Day School: Will provide clinical services to youth in both our Non-Public School and Emergency Shelter Care.
If interested please submit your CV with cover letter to:

Myra Saltoun, Ph.D.
Director of Campus Services
1722 South Lewis Road
Camarillo, CA. 93012 

University of Miami, Miami FL, USA - 1 postdoctoral fellowship

The University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Division of Psychology is offering one-year, full-time post-doctoral fellowship positions, one in Child and Adolescent Mental Health and one in Behavioral Medicine with a start date of 9/3/12.

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health position will be primarily based in the Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient clinic (CAP clinic) with responsibilities as a consultant for the Child and Adolescent Inpatient Unit and the Statewide Inpatient Psychiatry Program (a long term residential unit). The Post-Doctoral Fellow will be exposed to a wide variety of childhood disorders with children ranging in age from 3 to 21 years and coming from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. In addition, the Post-Doctoral fellow will work closely with psychiatry residents and fellows in team evaluations or as a consultant for testing. Responsibilities will include providing individual, family, and group therapy as well as psychological assessment. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will also have an opportunity to supervise interns and provide consultation to psychiatry and social work. Opportunities for research can be considered. 

The Behavioral Medicine position is in The Healing Place, an outpatient clinic which treats clients with co-morbid psychiatric and medical disorders, with a strong emphasis on HIV/AIDS. The program offers the opportunity for the Fellow to provide comprehensive mental health services to person all ages affected or infected with HIV/AIDS and other concomitant illness including Hepatitis C, diabetes, and substance abuse.  The primary responsibilities include conducting intake assessments, psychological evaluations, individual, family, and group psychotherapy.  Other responsibilities include providing on site supervision to psychology interns and practicum students.  Completion of a research project also is required. 

In addition to clinical activities, the Post-Doctoral Fellows participate in regularly scheduled seminars, including the Post-Doctoral fellow seminar, Ethics seminar, Morbidity and Mortality Rounds and Psychiatry Grand Rounds. Additional seminars are offered across the UM/JMH campus. 
The UM/JMH Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program is APPIC approved and provides the clinical post-doctoral training hours and supervision required for licensing eligibility.
Minimum Requirements:  Applicants must have completed their Ph.D. or Psy.D. training in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited program prior to the start date and completed an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship. Strong applicants from non-APA-approved programs will be considered on a case by case basis.  Applicants who are fluent in Spanish are preferred but not required.

Application Procedure:  Interested candidates should send a letter describing their goals and interests, Curriculum Vitae, three letters of recommendation, and two recent work samples (e.g. psychological evaluations, formal intake evaluations, or case presentation).  For the position in Child and Adolescent Mental Health send application materials to Evelyn Benitez, Ph.D., Chief of Psychology at ebenitez@jhsmiami.org.  For the position in The Healing Place send application materials to Victoria Bustamante Avellaneda, Psy.D., Direct of the Healing Place at vbustamante@jhsmiami.org.
For more information, visit our website: http://jhsmiami.org/body.cfm?id=11078
Susan Chalfin, Ph.D.
Director of Training
Attending Psychologist, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Unit
Jackson Mental Health Hospital         
Jackson Memorial Hospital
1695 NW 9th Ave.
Miami, FL  33136

University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA - 1 postdoctoral fellowhip

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center invites applicants for postdoctoral training, within a scholar-practitioner model, for a position working with the Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody (UT COE) at the Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities. Applicants must have a doctorate (Ph.D., Psy.D. or Ed.D.) in clinical, counseling, or school psychology. Completion of all professional doctoral degree requirements from a regionally accredited institution of higher education or an APA/CPA accredited program and predoctoral internship meeting APPIC standards is required before starting the fellowship.

Responsibilities within this position include child evaluations surrounding trauma issues and developmental functioning, as well as assessment of a range of emotional and behavioral problems evidenced by children who have experienced abuse and neglect; consultation with caregivers, child welfare workers, teachers, and other service providers regarding effective interventions; supervision of psychology trainees; opportunities for program development and evaluation; participation in didactic learning experiences and scholarly presentations; opportunities for providing evidence-based treatment, such as Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), and treatment for Children with Sexual Behavior Problems. The typical population served is diverse in ethnicity/race and geographic location (e.g., urban and rural). The stipend is anticipated to be $35,000, including Student Health Insurance. Application deadline is June 30, 2012 or until position is filled by qualified applicant.

Please email CV, letter of interest, representative publications, and three letters of recommendation to Janet Todd, Ph.D., jtodd@uthsc.edu and mail a transcript to Janet Todd, Ph.D., University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities, 711 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN 38105. The University of Tennessee Postdoctoral Fellowships are part of the UT Professional Psychology Internship Consortium, which is an APPIC member program.

Christina M. Warner-Metzger, Ph.D.
Instructor, Clinical Psychologist
PCIT International Certified Master Trainer
Director, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Clinic
Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Ph. 901.448.6536

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA - 1 2-year Advanced Rehabilitation Research Postdoctoral

The University of Michigan, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is accepting applications for a 2-year Advanced Rehabilitation Research Postdoctoral Fellowship to begin fall of 2012. The fellowship is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR). Fellows will select from a focus on one of three content areas: (1) community participation, including social and environmental factors effecting independent living; (2) health and function; and (3) assistive technologies. Cross-cutting themes covered in all content areas include health disparities and community needs of underserved populations with disabilities, women's health, and aging with disability. Fellows will participate in a variety of didactic and practical experiences, including academic courses, research seminars, presentations, collaborative research projects, and lectures at meetings and national conferences.

All fellows will work with a primary mentor to develop an individualized research plan and participate in their mentor(s) research projects. Potential mentors consist of highly trained faculty at the University of Michigan. Specialty areas include for research spinal cord injury, brain injury spine and pain. Fellows are also expected to complete a rotation at the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living, a community based agency serving persons with disabilities. At completion of this research training program, fellows will have acquired and enhanced specific research skills; learned know how to collaborate effectively across rehabilitation areas and disciplines; and have demonstrated a capacity to apply the results of research to the problems of persons with disabilities.

This fellowship offers a competitive salary plus an excellent health care package and includes vacation, sick and conference time consistent with University of Michigan guidelines. In addition, fellows will have tuition and travel stipends to present at national conferences or visit with mentors at other sites.  All applicants must have a terminal degree and show a commitment to research, including interest in an area of training of this program. Please visit our website at http://www.med.umich.edu/pmr/edu/arrt.htm

Interested candidates should send a cover letter indicating future research plans, a CV, three letters of recommendation and three publications (preferably current) or a sample of academic work to Denise G. Tate, Ph.D., Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 325 E. Eisenhower, Suite 100, Ann Arbor, MI 48108. Please e-mail inquiries Michelle Meade, Ph.D., at mameade@umich.edu or call 734-936-7055. Applicants must also apply online through the University of Michigan website at http://umjobs.org/  to complete the application process.

UNC Center for Transplant Care, Chapel Hill, NC, USA - 1 psychology postdoctoral fellowship in transplant

Description: This is a full-time psychology postdoctoral fellowship designed to provide the fellow with clinical and research training in the field of transplant and supervised clinical training in the practice of psychology required to apply for permanent licensure. The Fellow will work closely with a two PhD-level licensed clinical psychologists on both the abdominal (liver, kidney, and pancreas) and thoracic (heart/lung) transplant teams. The fellow will be a member of the multidisciplinary UNC Center for Transplant Care and be employed by UNC Hospitals. 

Clinical Opportunities: The majority of the Postdoc’s clinical work will involve the evaluation of potential liver and kidney transplant patients and potential kidney donors. There are opportunities to work with potential heart and lung transplant patients. Both scheduled and emergent evaluations are conducted. The Postdoc will work closely with a team of physicians and mid-level providers to prepare patients for transplant and follow patients, providing additional psychological assessment, counseling, and brief protocol-based interventions (e.g., for depression, anxiety, insomnia, pain, anger management, smoking cessation, relapse prevention). The Postdoc will participate on a multidisciplinary treatment team and provide C/L services at the request of various disciplines. The Postdoc will participate in quality improvement programs and be involved in initiating and running a support group for transplant patients. Both inpatient and outpatient opportunities are available. Clinical supervision is 1 hour per week and as needed.

Research Opportunities: The Postdoc will work with both supervising psychologists in several research projects involving quality of life in transplant patients and be responsible for many administrative aspects of study coordination. The Postdoc will be able to work with the thoracic transplant psychologist to develop research in accordance with the Postdoc’s research interests relevant to transplant. Additionally, the Postdoc will be actively involved in preparing manuscripts for publication. The Postdoc will be involved in manuscript writing, grant preparation, project coordination, and dissemination of results. The Postdoc would receive co-authorship on all manuscripts in which he/she contributes, and preparation of first-authored papers will be encouraged.

Requirements: Completion of a predoctoral internship and receipt of a doctoral degree in psychology (PhD, PsyD) from an APA-accredited program. Current interns should apply. Those with backgrounds in health psychology, behavioral medicine, and addiction and/or previous manuscript-writing experience will be competitive. Applicants are not expected to have previous experience in the field of transplant. Applicants should have excellent report-writing skills, enjoy scientific writing, and expect to work toward North Carolina licensure.

Application proceedure: Applications are being accepted now, until the position is filled. Interviews will be held as applications are received. The position will begin July to September 2012 (start date negotiable/TBD). This is a one-year position, with the option to renew contingent upon performance and funding. Salary is commensurate with NIH guidelines, and includes health benefits, paid vacation and sick leave, and time to attend national conferences. Please submit a cover letter describing research and clinical experience and career goals, CV, and writing sample (first-authored manuscript and/or de-identified psychological evaluation). Please have 2-3 reference letters emailed directly. Send material to Dr. Marci Loiselle at mml@med.unc.edu

Start data: July to September 2012
Application deadline July 1st, 2012

Monday, May 28, 2012

The Integrated Center for Child Development (ICCD), Canton, MA, USA - 1 Pediatric Neuropsychology Post-Doctoral position

The Integrated Center for Child Development (ICCD) is accepting applications for a pediatric neuropsychologist post-doctoral fellowship for the upcoming academic year.

ICCD is a multi-disciplinary agency in the Boston area providing assessment and intervention for children with learning and developmental disabilities. The group has a large neuropsychology department, masters and doctoral level psychotherapists, a speech and language pathology department, an augmentative communication/assistive technology department, a developmental pediatrician/geneticist, a pediatric psychiatrist, occupational therapy, an educator and tutoring services.

Applicants should have completed a doctoral program in psychology with strong training in clinical neuropsychology. Additional experience in the assessment of children with developmental disabilities as well as evaluation of preschoolers is desirable but not required. Duties will primarily include providing diagnostic, neuropsychological evaluations of children with a broad range of learning/developmental issues, but a strong emphasis will be placed on the evaluation of children with developmental disabilities. The exploration of other professional initiatives within the agency will be supported and encouraged. Salary and benefits are competitive. Interested applicants should download an application from our website (www.iccdpartners.org) and will be additionally asked to submit the following supporting documents: current curriculum vitae, three sample assessment reports, and two letters of recommendation. Materials should be submitted to Sandra McNabb, Integrated Center for Child Development, 340 Turnpike Street, Suite 1, Canton, MA 02021.

The Geneva Foundation, Tacoma, WA, USA - 1 Post-Doctoral Fellowship (research TBI/PTSD)

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The Postdoctoral Fellow will be responsible for initiating and carrying out research projects in collaboration with a research team in the area of TBI/PTSD. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will assist in designing, developing, executing, and implementing scientific research and/or development. Apply here: http://careers.genevausa.org/196241.htm

Les Sessoms, MAOL | Human Resources Recruiter T: 253.682.3839 • F: 253.284.1939 The Geneva Foundation 917 Pacific Ave, Suite 600 Tacoma, WA 98402 www.genevaUSA.org www.facebook.com/genevaUSA

Seaver Autism Center and F•E•G•S, New York, NY, USA - 1 Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Seaver Autism Center at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and F•E•G•S Health and Human Services System are seeking qualified applicants for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in clinical psychology.

The Seaver Center and F•E•G•S have partnered to develop a unique clinical and research opportunity for candidates interested in improving the functional outcomes for adults with autism spectrum disorders. The successful candidate will receive joint training at the Seaver Autism Center and F•E•G•S Day Services. F•E•G•S provides day and residential services to adults with developmental services including ASD in Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island.

The Seaver Center is a multi-disciplinary research center with research programs in genetics, neuroimaging, and treatments for individuals with autism spectrum disorder. At the Seaver Autism Center, fellows will receive training in clinical research and evaluation methods utilized with children and adults with autism. At F•E•G•S, the candidate will be expected to oversee ASD-classrooms for consumers in two locations (Bronx and Manhattan), conduct assessments to evaluate individuals’ progress in the programs, provide staff training, and provide consultation for problem behaviors across F•E•G•S programs.

Qualified applicants should have broad training in behavioral interventions, community mental health services, as well as evaluation and testing of individuals with ASDs. Salaries are competitive with medical school/hospital benefits. The position is available starting in August/September 2012 and will remain open until filled. Interested applicants may send inquiries and application (CV + 2 letters of recommendation) to: Michelle Gorenstein, Psy.D. Seaver Autism Center Department of Psychiatry, Box 1230Mount Sinai School of MedicineOne Gustave L. Levy PlaceNew York, N.Y. 10029Phone: 212-241-9193 Fax: 212-987-4031 Michelle.Gorenstein@mssm.edu

University of California at Los Angeles, L.A., USA - 1 Eating Disorder Specialization

The University of California at Los Angeles Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) announces the availability of 1 post-doctoral Fellowship for 2012-2013 in Psychology. The 12-month full-time Fellowship provides advanced clinical training and supervision with a focus on brief empirically-supported therapies with undergraduates and graduate students in a multidisciplinary, multicultural university counseling center. The Fellowship begins August 1, 2012 and ends July 31, 2013.

General information: Fellows’ responsibilities include intake assessment, crisis intervention and emergency assessment, individual and group psychotherapy, assessment, supervision of practicum students as available, consultation, outreach and workshops and presentations for the campus community. Other responsibilities may be added. In addition to functioning as a generalist, the Eating Disorders Fellow will function with a special emphasis providing assessment, treatment and campus outreach regarding disordered eating. The Fellow may provide supervised supervision to practicum Ph.D. students in training, as well as performing other related tasks that are a part of the agency’s operation. All work is supervised by professional staff members, including one or more licensed psychologists. On a weekly basis, one or two hours of individual supervision and two hours of group supervision are provided for individual and couple therapy cases, psychological assessment as assigned, and supervision of trainees.

UCLA CAPS is a vibrant and highly utilized counseling service, situated centrally between the Residence Halls and the Student Union and adjacent to Pauley Pavilion, the Wooden Recreation Center and the Ashe Student Health Center. UCLA’s student population is considerably diverse along almost every dimension and reflects a remarkable array of ethnic, socio-cultural and religious backgrounds. Clients present with a broad range of psychological and psychiatric problems, from developmental issues typical of college age individuals to debilitating conditions requiring psychiatric hospitalization. Please visit http://www.caps.ucla.edu for information about UCLA CAPS services and programs.

Required qualifications: Applicants must have completed an APA-accredited internship and possess a doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology from an APA-accredited graduate program by the start date of the Fellowship (August 1, 2012). Demonstrated interest and experience working with diverse multicultural college student populations, those with disordered eating and eating disorders, and established clinical competency and experience with brief psychotherapies are required. For purposes of licensure, it is expected that the Fellows will accrue over 1,700 hours of supervised professional experience by the completion of the training year.

Pursuant to University of California policies, this Fellowship requires a satisfactory completion of a background investigation (i.e. Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice fingerprint scans) prior to the start of Fellowship. The investigation is done following an offer of acceptance into the Fellowship program, and final acceptance into the Fellowship is contingent upon the results of this background investigation.

Benefits and compensation: The Fellowship includes medical benefits (including dental and vision). The stipend for the Fellowship is $40,000.

University Description: The University of California at Los Angeles is nestled at the base of the Santa Monica Mountains five miles from the Pacific Ocean, and is surrounded by an impressive array of cultural, entertainment and recreational opportunities.

Application Procedures, Interviews and Notification Date: Application materials should be submitted electronically to Dr. Peter Kassel, Director of Training (pkassel@caps.ucla.edu).

Application deadline is 6/1/2012, and preference will be granted to earlier applications. A completed application includes the following: • A cover letter indicating your specific interest in the UCLA CAPS Fellowship • Current curriculum vita, including the anticipated date of your graduation • Three letters of recommendation from sources familiar with your clinical skills and academic background. One of these must be from the Director of Training or the Director of your APA-approved internship site. Letters should be sent electronically to Dr. Kassel, as above. Interviews will occur in person (preferred) or by video conference. Once this position is filled, we will notify all applicants who were interviewed. Contact Information: Peter E. Kassel, Psy.D. Director of Training UCLA Student Psychological Services John Wooden Center West Los Angeles, CA 90095-1556 T: 310-825-0768 pkassel@caps.ucla.edu Web Address: http://www.caps.ucla.edu 

Wellness Leadership Institute (University of Colorado), Aurora, CO, USA - 1 Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Wellness Leadership Institute is offered by the Behavioral Health Wellness Program (www.bhwellness.org) at the University of Colorado, School of Medicine. The Behavioral Health Wellness Program excels in health promotion and chronic disease prevention through cutting-edge research, education, and public policy development. Through the Wellness Leadership Institute (WLI), we have created a multi-disciplinary training environment that will build healthcare professionals' skill-sets in wellness interventions, translational research, program evaluation, program administration and leadership. WLI is a market-driven program created in response to the rapidly growing interest of healthcare providers, national healthcare trends, and the demands of communities and organizations for wellness programs. Graduates will be prepared to augment their current clinical specialties and become health consultants, wellness directors, government administrators, and college and university professors.
  • WLI is a multidisciplinary training environment. Fellows work in collaboration with many different healthcare specialties such as psychiatry, family medicine, nursing, social work, and public health.
  • Fellows focus on the health and well-being utilizing the Behavioral Health Wellness Program model of integrated wellness.
The WLI training format is an interactive and comprehensive educational experience. Fellows experience an intensive 1 to 2 year intensive training program, which uniquely positions them for the healthcare marketplace. Fellows spend the majority of their time in community healthcare and governmental agencies where they will be mentored by industry leaders and assist in developing, providing, administering, and researching wellness initiatives and services. One day a week will also be spent at the UC School of Medicine for didactics, clinic rotations, supervision, and research. Core trainings include wellness across the lifespan, evidence-based assessment and intervention, health behavior change, healthcare systems, translational research and evaluation, health disparities, program administration, supervision, leadership, and grant writing. Group and/or individual supervision will be provided weekly. Regular networking visits will further foster students' linkage with health professionals who are wellness experts and/or innovators in wellness programming and health promotion.

The fellowship year begins August 1st. WLI stipends will be aligned with NIH guidelines for postdoctoral fellows. Fellows will accumulate their hours toward licensure. For more information contact: Chad D. Morris, Ph.D. Director of the Behavioral Health & Wellness Program chad.morris@ucdenver.edu  303-724-3709

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Multi-specialty behavioral health group, Vancouver, Washington, USA - 1 psychologist position

Multi-specialty behavioral health group practice is seeking licensed clinical psychologists to join our growing clinic. Multiple positions are available with specialty tracks in child clinical psychology, adult clinical psychology, and child/adult neuropsychology.

Options for individual therapy, group therapy, and assessment are available. Knowledge of evidence-based treatments is required. We are located in Vancouver, Washington, which is 15 minutes north of Portland, Oregon.

The state of Washington does not require a formal post-doc, allowing those who are currently on internship to become licensed without completing additional supervised hours. Supervision for licensure in other jurisdictions may be available.

Employment will provide:
-Opportunity to develop or enhance individual specialties
-Opportunity to work on interdisciplinary teams within the community
-Office staff is provided including a billing specialist and referral coordinator
-Reasonable caseload size expectations and emphasis on self-care
-Supervision is available
-Compensation includes salary plus commission (potential for $60K and up)

Email a cover letter and CV to hr@evergreenbehavioralhealth.com
Applications accepted through 05/31/12

Saturday, May 19, 2012

San Diego Center for Children, San Diego, CA, USA - 1 Child Clinical Assessment Fellowship

San Diego Center for Children seeks a postdoctoral fellow with a specialty interest in psychodiagnositic assessment with children and youth with significant behavioral and mental health needs. This position is a one year, full time appointment, with an option for a second year. Funding for this fellowship is provided thanks to a generous grant from the Rose Foundation in collaboration with Takeda San Diego.

Fellows are trained as practitioner-scholars through a focus on direct clinical care and evidence-based practice. Fellows will spend approximately 75% of their time involved in assessment activities and 25% in treatment activities with children and teens in a residential treatment program. Training at the Center provides the opportunity to work with diverse and underserved populations. Fellows will additionally have the opportunity to develop supervision skills with psychology practicum students. This Fellowship is designed to facilitate, guide and support the professional development of highly skilled and ethical child psychologists with specialized competency in assessment and treatment of children and adolescents, and consultation within a multidisciplinary, community mental health context. Assessment experience and supervision can be provided in Spanish.

Supervised training experiences meet licensing requirements for the state of California. Two hours of individual supervision and 2 hours of group supervision/didactics are provided weekly, in addition to participation in weekly multidisciplinary treatment teams. Fellows will need to be Registered Psychologists with the California Board of Psychology by the start of the clinical training.

Eligibility requirements include completion of a doctoral degree from an institute of higher education accredited by the American Psychological Association or other regional accrediting agency and completion of a pre-doctoral internship which meets standards of Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APA-approved internship strongly preferred). The position begins late August to early September of each year. First year salary is $39,000. The Center provides excellent benefits including Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance (PPO or HMO options), Employee Assistance Program, Retirement (403b), Flexible Spending Accounts, Life Insurance, 9 paid holidays, and 10 days paid time off. Funds are available to support additional training.

Applications should be addressed to Cheryl Rode, Ph.D., Director of Clinical Operations, SDCC, 3002 Armstrong St. San Diego, CA 92111; please include a cover letter, CV, 3 sealed letters of recommendation, and one sample of a psychological testing report. In person interviews are required. The position will be filled as the appropriate candidate is determined.

For more information about the Center, please visit our website at www.centerforchildren.org

Cheryl Rode, Ph.D.
Director of Clinical Operations
San Diego Center for Children

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Outpatient center, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA - 1 Postdoctoral position

A Psychologist is needed to provide counseling services to children and adolescents and their families in an outpatient setting. This position also includes supervision of APA interns. Candidate must be a licensed psychologist or license eligible and have experience with testing protocols. Supervision for licensure by licensed Psychologist available.

Interviewer: Michele Conner For further information or to send resume, please back channel me at: adrewes@astorservices.org

Athena A. Drewes, PsyD, MA, RPT-S Director of Clinical Training and APA-Accredited Doctoral Internship Astor Services for Children & Families 390 Crystal Run Road, Suite 107 Middletown, NY 10941-4051 845-673-4260 ext. 232 FAX: 845-692-0062 adrewes@astorservices.org

Eco-Systemic Structural Family Therapy, Lebanon, PA, USA - 2 postdoctoral residency position

Eco-Systemic Structural Family Therapy. Pennsylvania Counseling Services has two openings for a 12 month post-doc residency in clinical psychology beginning this Summer/Fall 2012 in our Family Based Child Services program, which is rich in training and excellent experience in systems therapy, utilizing the Eco-Systemic Structural Family Therapy (ESFT) model. 
ESFT is an integrative modality informed by a synthesis of accepted theory and research findings derived four major fields of study – ecosystemic psychology, attachment theory, developmental theory, and traumatology. Post-doc residents will fine tune a host of clinical interventions (e.g. family therapy) as well as parent education, case management/service coordination and family support. Trainings in ESFT are coordinated under the auspices of The Center for Family Based Training, directed by Dr. Wayne Jones, Ph.D. There will additionally be an Outpatient component of about one day in order to round out the clinical experiences of the post-doc. The applying candidate must have graduated from an AASB designated or APA accredited doctoral program and must have completed a pre-doctoral internship program prior to the start of this internship. This is an hourly paid internship at $33,000/year minimum compensation, with opportunity to earn $37,000 or more, with paid single coverage health insurance, and paid time off benefits (vacation and holidays). The candidate will be expected to function as an independent practitioner and to build and expand upon his/her existing clinical skill sets.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed from late February through end of  March, with interviews offered in March and April 2012. Please apply online or send application, resume, three letters of reference (one letter preferably from your pre-doctoral internship supervisor) and cover letter to: Pennsylvania Counseling Services, Inc. Attn: John C. Grisbacher, Psy.D- Post-doc Residency 200 North 7th Street Lebanon, PA 17046 http://www.pacounseling.com/internships/post_doctoral/
e-mail: jcgrisbacher@pacounseling.com

The Allendale Association (private not-for-profit) agency, Lake Villa, IL, USA - 1 postdoctoral fellowship (residential program)

The Allendale Association is a private, not-for-profit agency dedicated to excellence and innovation in the care, education, treatment, and advocacy for troubled children, adolescents and their families. The main campus of Allendale is located in Lake Villa, Illinois, 50 miles north of Chicago. We also have a residential site in Benet Lake, Wisconsin. The currently available post-doctoral opportunity is in our residential treatment program.

The postdoctoral program has a strong psychodynamic influence, and applicants from a background in forensic psychology are welcome to apply. Regularly scheduled seminars include: Disorders of the Self: a developmental, self and object relations model of psychoanalytic psychotherapy developed by Dr. James Masterson, as a means of understanding and treating disorders of the self Working with

Families Seminar: a focus on working with children and families using family therapy or clinical consultation and the Allendale's Relational Re-Enactment Systems Approach to Treatment (REStArT) - formerly known as Counter Response - model to understand behavior and plan treatment. Supervision Skills Seminar: a focus on supervising therapeutic mentors (when available) and didactics regarding various models of supervision.

The yearly stipend is $34,000. Benefits include medical and dental insurance, 2 weeks paid vacation, 8 sick days and 10 holidays/personal days. For more information, visit our website: http://www.allendale4kids.org/subpages/postdoctoral.htm If interested, please submit a CV and cover letter to (by regular mail or email): Dr. Sandra Clavelli Director of Clinical and Outpatient Services Allendale Association PO Box 1088 Lake Villa, IL 60046 (847) 356-3322 sclavelli@allendale4kids.org

East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA - Trauma/Clinical psychology postdoctoral fellowship

Announcing a postdoctoral fellowship opening to begin summer 2012 with Dr. Heather Littleton at East Carolina University. The appointed fellow will serve as key personnel on a multi-site research study (with Dr. Littleton and Dr. Grills-Taquechel at the University of Houston) designed to evaluate an online, therapist-facilitated cognitive behavioral intervention for rape victims with PTSD. This NIMH-funded fellowship position includes training in conducting cognitive behavioral interventions with rape victims and randomized clinical trial design and management. In addition, the fellow will be responsible for supervising and coordinating recruitment efforts, data management, conducting clinical assessments, and serving as a program therapist. The fellow will be able to obtain supervised clinical hours for licensure as a psychologist and will have ample opportunities to collaborate on conference submissions and publications.
Salary is competitive and is negotiable based on years of postdoctoral experience. The fellow will receive all university holidays as well as 10 days of paid vacation per year. The fellow will also receive health insurance coverage at no charge and will have the option of dependent health insurance coverage. There is also a stipend available for professional expenses.

Start date is flexible with preference for early summer 2012. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit via email a CV, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Dr. Heather Littleton, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC to littletonh@ecu.edu

Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital, Columbia, MO, USA - 1 Postdoctoral Fellowship position (clinical psychology)

Positions: Two one-year full-time positions in Clinical Psychology in the emphasis areas of:
  • Assessment and Treatment of Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Evidenced Based Practice (EBP) and Recovery Programming for Veterans with Severe Mental Illness (SMI). The postdoctoral training program is designed to be consistent with the American Psychological Association’s guidelines for six general competency areas in the traditional practice of Clinical Psychology which include:
  • Theories and Effective Methods of Psychological Assessment, Diagnosis, and Interventions
  • Consultation, Program Evaluation, Supervision, and/or Teaching
  • Strategies of Scholarly Inquiry
  • Organization, Management, and Administration Issues Pertinent to Psychological Service Delivery and Practice, Training, and Research
  • Professional Conduct; Ethics and Law; and Other Standards for Providers of Psychological Services
  • Issues of Cultural and Individual Diversity that are Relevant to All of the Above TBI / PTSD
Position will also include: Training in Neuropsychological Assessment, use of CAPS in PTSD assessment, and empirically supported treatment for PTSD, including Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for the TBI/PTSD position; Training in adapting existing EBTs for persons with TBI and performing outcome-evaluation research to guide practice. EBP / SMI Position will also include: Training in empirically based clinical service provision, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); Behavioral Activation for Depression and Social Skills Training; Training in recovery-based program development, and outcome-evaluation research skills; Experience with program administration, and modeling of advocacy skills in promoting recovery-programming throughout the VA system and other public service venues.

Training Setting and Community: The Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital (HSTMVH is a large, modern, teaching hospital with strong affiliations with the University of Missouri. It is located in Columbia, Missouri, (population 100,000), a small mid-western town with all the benefits of having the state's flagship university, in addition to two other colleges within the city limits. Located halfway between St. Louis and Kansas City, Columbia boasts an extensive parks and hiking/biking trail systems. Columbia has been recognized both nationally and within the state as a “Best Town To Live In". Home to art fairs and music festivals with nationally recognized performers, Columbia is a progressive, international university community, with excellent accessibility for persons with mobility impairment, and offers diversity and high quality of life.

Training Model  and Philosophy: Our training model is scientist-practitioner. It is the philosophy of our program that clinical research is as vital to the psychological care of our patients as the therapy we provide. Clinical outcome research is essential to Evidenced Based Practice (EBP). As clinicians, we must adapt treatments to fit the needs of our patients and we must assess outcomes to determine whether the changes we make are effective. It is through this reciprocal process of clinical observation driving hypotheses for more effective treatments, and clinical outcome research providing data regarding treatment efficacy that moves psychological treatment, patient care, and the field as an applied science, forward.

Faculty interests: • Conducting neuropsychological evaluations on referred Veterans and developing integrated rehabilitation-oriented recommendations • Conducting PTSD evaluations using the "gold-standard" CAPS assessment as well as evaluative testing • Delivering individual and group EBT therapies • Clinical outcomes research on Psychosocial Recovery & Rehabilitation Programming • Clinical outcomes research on treatments for Veterans with PTSD with/ without co-morbid mtbi • Developing collaborative research with University of Missouri Multicultural Center for Research, Training and Consultation

Minimal Requirements: US citizenship, APA-accredited internship and doctoral degree in Psychology. Benefits: $42,239/year, healthcare benefits, 13 days paid vacation and up to 13 days of sick leave, additional authorized absence may be approved for educational opportunities. APA Accreditation Status: The HSTMVH Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program it not yet accredited by APA. We have submitted our program's self-study to APA for review. We anticipate a site visit will be scheduled for 2012. The Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation of the American Psychological Association can be reached at: Telephone: 202-336-5979 Fax: 202-336-5978. The Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation can be reached online at: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation
To apply: Please send a:
  • Cover letter, including statements about background experience with/interests in PTSD; TBI; neuropsychology or EBTs; Recovery Model and working with SMI population; and How this training program would fit your long term career goals;
  • Vita
  • Copy of graduate school transcript; Three (3) letters of recommendation (a) At least one from a therapy supervisor on internship; (b) One from Graduate Training Director re: expected date of completion of dissertation (if not already completed);
  • Two (2) professional writing samples (1 neuropsychology report if applying to the PTSD/TBI position) 
To: Martha Brownlee-Duffeck, Ph.D., ABPP
Training Director, Post-Doctoral Programs Behavioral Health Service Line (BH) HSTM
Veteran's Hospital 800 Hospital Dr. Columbia, MO 65201
For Questions: Please contact Training Director at: Martha.Brownlee-Duffeck@VA.gov or
call 573-814-6486. Applications are still being accepted.
Notification of acceptance date is March 14, 2012.

The Research Group on children’s psychosocial maladjustment (GRIP), Montreal, Quebec, Canada - 2 postdoctoral research fellowships

The Research Group on children’s psychosocial maladjustment (GRIP) invites applications for two postdoctoral fellowships beginning anytime before September 2012 which could be funded for up to 6 years. The successful candidates will work with a multidisciplinary team of senior investigators on a large randomised trial of personality-targeted interventions.

This trial is funded by the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) with Patricia Conrod as the Principle Investigator and Robert Pihl, Jean Seguin, Jordan Peterson and Benoit Masse as co-investigators. This trial will investigate the preventative effects of a selective, school-based intervention programme on 5-year addiction outcomes (primary) and mental health and cognitive outcomes (secondary). This Montreal-based, 5-year trial will also allow for the study of relationships between adolescent cognitive development, substance use and risk for future addiction in a longitudinal sample of 5000 high school students.

Finally, successful candidates will also be invited to participate in two international research consortia investigating developmental risk factors for addiction and new approaches to prevention (see www.imagen-europe.com and Alice rap at (http://blog.hospitalclinic.org/en/2011/05/hospital-clinic-encapcala-el-projecte-alice-rap-per-redefinir-el-concepte-addiccio-i-proposar-noves-politiques-europees/#more-6018)

We hope to recruit 2 bright, motivated researchers to assist with this trial. All applicants should have one of the following 2 qualification profiles. 1. Clinical Post Doctoral Researcher: A full-time clinical post-doctoral researcher with a PhD in Clinical Psychology or related disciplines with supervised practice in delivering cognitive behavioural or motivational interventions with young people. This staff member will be responsible for all clinical aspects of this trial, including adaptation of an evidence-based intervention for Montreal youth, training and supervision of educational professionals in the delivery of the programme, evaluation of treatment fidelity/integrity, and knowledge transfer and dissemination (training workshops and published therapy manuals).

This is a 2-year post with possibility of renewal for up to six years. Bilingual (French and English) applicants will be prioritised for this post. 2. Full-time postdoctoral research fellow: This applicant should hold a PhD in Psychology, biomedical sciences or related fields and would not need clinical training. This candidate must have strong quantitative skills, including experience with either complex structural equation modeling, modeling of longitudinal data and/or neuroimaging data analysis. This is a 2-year post with possibility of renewal for up to six years. For more information on the GRIP research program see: http://www.gripinfo.ca/Grip/Public

Send your curriculum vitae, University transcripts, and the name of 3 references before March 24th, 2012 to: Dr. Patricia Conrod Patricia.conrod@umontreal.ca

Eureka CBOC Psychologist Satellite Clinic of the San Francisco VA Medical Center, California, USA - 1 psychologist position

Eureka CBOC Psychologist Satellite Clinic of the San Francisco VA Medical Center

Duties: The incumbent will serve in the Eureka Community Based Outpatient Clinic, a satellite clinic of the San Francisco VA Medical Center. Duties include, but are not limited to: conducting intake evaluations of new referrals, conducting psychological and neuropsychological assessments, providing individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy and psychoeducation groups for posttraumatic stress disorder, substance use disorders, anger management, depression, chronic mental illness and psychiatric illness co-occurring with medical illnesses, and integrated care. The incumbent will provide lectures at mental health seminars and consult to staff from other clinics to assist in their formulation of appropriate treatment interventions.

The incumbent may serve on SFVAMC Mental Health Service, Eureka CBOC, VISN, and/or National VA committees or task forces. The incumbent may be asked to serve as the MH Program Leader at Eureka CBOC. Salary range, depending on prior experience, is $57,408-$106,369. Eureka is in Humbolt County (home of the world's tallest trees) along the Northern California Coast. Contact russell.lemle@va.gov for more information. Position is currently listed on USAJobs at


Sunday, February 5, 2012

The International Neuropsychological Society & Postdoc interviews

The INS conference is a great place for students to find out about postdoctoral oppotunities.
Here is the link to the conference's site. http://www.the-ins.org

"Designated rooms will be available for job and post-doctoral training interviews from Tuesday, February 14th - Saturday, February 18th. INS does not schedule the use of these rooms or coordinate the interviews. Interviews must be arranged between employers and candidates. A job posting board will be available onsite to assist prospective employers in the interviewing process. Interviews for U.S. and Canadian Post-doctoral training programs are arranged by the individual programs in communication with applicants."

About Montreal
I lived in Montreal for about 7 years. I studied at both McGill University and the Université de Montréal. It's a great city. Remember Montreal is mainly a French Speaking City, so you might need your translation book!!! Here are somethings you might want to do while in Montreal:

  1. A walk downtown Montreal along St-Catherine street W. [map]
  2. The Underground City [wikipedia] [pics]
  3. Biodome [map]
  4. Planetarium [map]
  5. St-Laurent Street  [map] & Crescent for the night life [map]
  6. Prince Arthur for great "bring your own wine" restaurants [pics] [Restaurants] [map]
  7. Duluth for great bring "your own wine restaurants" [map] [Restaurants]
  8. McGill University [map]
  9. Montreal Neurological Institute [link] [map]
  10. Old Montreal (old port) [site] [google link]
  11. Mont Royal [Trip Advisor] [pics]
  12. St-Joseph Oratory [link]
  13. Montreal Casino [link]
  14. Schwartz's famous smoke meat [link]
  15. St-Viateur famous Montreal Bagels [link]
  16. Montreal High Lights Festival - February 16-26 [link]
  17. Colours of India [link]
  18. Hockey night: Boston vs Montreal - Wednesday February 15 [to get tickets] and  Devils vs Montreal - Sunday February 19 [to get tickets]
  19. Comedy shows: Comedy Works 1238 Bishop Street [link], Comedy Nest 2313 Sainte-Catherine [link], Bourbon Street [link]
  20. More events & shows: Trivium [link], In Flames [link], City and Colour [link], Slow Club [link], Al Di Meola duo with Peo Alfonsi [link], The Ataris-The Queers-Far from Finished [link], Machine Head [link], Theophilus London [link], Tiken Jah Fakoly [link], Doomtree [link], Ete 67 [link], Bia [link], The Irish Descendants [link], Catherine Major [link], Doldrums [link]

Friday, February 3, 2012

Community Head Injury Resource Services of Toronto (CHIRS), Toronto, Ontario, Canada - 1 Postdoctoral position (clinical neuropsychology)

Community Head Injury Resource Services of Toronto (CHIRS) is the leading provider of community-based supports for people living with the effects of acquired brain injury in Ontario. Known nationally for its innovative, support services, CHIRS provides outpatient, residential, outreach recreational and vocational services.

CHIRS is offering a two year clinical fellowship designed to meet the requirements of supervision for ABPP/ABCN Diplomate candidacy. The main focus of the fellowship is the development of expertise in assessment and treatment of individuals living with moderate to severe brain injury. In addition to completing neuropsychological assessments, the fellow provides clinical leadership in residential, outreach and vocational settings. Attendance at hospital-based clinical and research rounds and professional training programs is required. Opportunities for research and rotations in pediatrics, inpatient rehabilitation and geriatrics may be arranged for interested individuals.

Annual salary is competitive. We will be meeting candidates at the INS meeting in Montreal. Please email us if you are interested in this position. A meeting will be arranged during the conference.
Carolyn Lemsky, Ph.D.,C.Psych. ABPP/ABCN
62 Finch Ave. West.
North York, Ontario, Canada
TEL (416) 240-8000 x. 290
FAX (416) 240-1149

University of California, Santa Cruz, CA, USA - 1 postdoctoral fellowship (Counseling)

University of California, Santa Cruz
Post Doctoral Fellow/Counseling and Psychological Services Student Affairs:

Counseling and Psysh Services Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at the University of California at Santa Cruz is pleased to offer 2 Postdoctoral Fellowship positions for the 2012-2013 academic year. The positions are 12 month full-time, with a start date in mid-August. Salary is $32,200 with benefits.

SUMMARY STATEMENT Under supervision of licensed psychologists, the postdoctoral fellow will conduct brief individual therapy, crisis intervention, case management, and group therapy for university students. The fellow will also be involved in providing outreach and consultation services to the university. The fellow will attend regularly scheduled Clinical Case Conferences and CAPS staff meetings. Candidates should have an interest in and knowledge of the developmental tasks facing college students, interest in working with diverse university students, and interest and expertise in brief therapy and crisis intervention.

MAJOR DUTIES AND TASKS Clinical Duties and Tasks: 70% time. 1. Brief therapy with students presenting with both developmental issues and more severe clinical presentations. 2. Crisis intervention, case management, and referral. 3. Group therapy. 4. Phone triage 5. Provide consultation and outreach to campus community Administrative Duties: 30% time 1. Keep clinical records and case notes in accordance with legal and ethical standards. 2. Participate in clinical staff meetings and committee work. 3. Receive training and supervision in accordance with state licensure regulations. 4. Consultation and outreach with college staff 5. Promotes a safe and healthy workplace and effectively responds to injuries that do occur

QUALIFICATIONS OF CANDIDATES Candidates must have completed a doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology and completed a pre-doctoral internship. Expertise in brief therapy and crisis intervention required. Candidates must possess skills working with a diverse population. Experience working with college students preferred. STIPEND AND BENEFITS • A salary of $32,200 for the 12 month appointment • University health and life insurance • Paid University holidays and two weeks paid leave • Office with computer, voicemail, e-mail and Internet access

APPLICATION PROCESS Interested candidates must apply online for the position, and applications must include: • Curriculum vita • Letter of interest, outlining interest in working with diverse university students, experience and skills in providing brief therapy and crisis intervention • 3 letters of recommendation from clinical supervisors • Online application from http://jobs.uscs.edu/jobpostings/ To apply, please visit our Staff Human Resources Website at http://jobs.ucsc.edu/jobpostings/ to obtain the specific job posting and instructions. You must apply for this job, #1203503 Postdoctoral Fellow, on-line. To guarantee that your materials will be reviewed, your application must be received by February 9, 2012 Letters of recommendation may be attached on line, or may be submitted under separate cover through email to mjmurphy@ucsc.edu, but also must be received by February 9, 2012 for full consideration. Please ask your references to clearly mark their letters with the job #1203503 and the name of the applicant at the top of the letter

The Minnesota Center for Twin and Family Research (MCTFR), Twin cities, MN, USA - 1 Postdoctoral research position (substance abuse)

The Minnesota Center for Twin and Family Research (MCTFR) in the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota has an opening for one or more post-doctoral research associates. We seek someone interested in the study of the development of substance abuse and related psychopathology in our genetically informed samples of twin and adoptive children and their parents prospectively studied from preadolescence through young adulthood.

The successful candidate will be part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers (including neuroscientists, geneticists, psychopathologists, developmental psychologists, and statisticians) investigating the development of substance abuse and related common mental disorders (e.g., major depression, antisocial personality disorder). The MCTFR dataset is unique in terms of the breadth of its assessment (e.g., a rich set of clinical, personality, and endophenotypic measures), developmental informativeness (participants have been assessed every 3-4 years, spanning ages 11 through 29), comprehensive measurement of environmental risk (e.g., prenatal, familial, peer group, neighborhood), inclusion of biological measures (e.g., dense array EEG/ERP, autonomic responsivity, neuropsychological function) and extensive coverage of genetic markers (660K SNPs as part of GWAS) in a prospectively studied sample of twin and adoptive adolescent sibling pairs and their parents (2500 families).

The MCTFR affords excellent opportunities for the person filling this position to develop an independent program of research in addition to working with these data. The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in psychology, statistics, epidemiology, neuroscience, genetics or related fields. Experience with the analysis of complex data sets using multivariate and longitudinal statistical methods is highly desirable. The initial appointment is for two years, with excellent opportunity for extension. Applications should consist of: 1) an updated CV; 2) personal statement; 3) up to 3 reprints/preprints; and 4) contact information for 3 professional references. References will only be contacted for candidates judged from their paper record to be finalists for the position. Application materials can be submitted by e-mail to Kristen Harne at kharne@umn.edu. Inquiries about the position can be directed to either Bill Iacono (wiacono@umn.edu) or Matt McGue (mcgue001@umn.edu). Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2011 and continue until this position is filled. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Quick link: employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=92969

Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA - 1 Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Rehabilitation Psychology

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Rehabilitation Psychology
Tampa General Hospital

Tampa General Hospital Rehabilitation Services invites immediate applications for two post-doctoral Fellowship positions in Rehabilitation Psychology. This one year, clinically focused position involves acute trauma, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, pediatric and adult populations, in a large community teaching hospital. Responsibilities specifically include: clinical work throughout the continuum of care, participation on multidisciplinary teams, participation in didactics and applied clinical research. Required qualifications include: (1) Applicants must have completed a doctorate (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA approved program and completion of an APA approved internship prior to start date; (2) be license eligible in Florida; (3) be interested and experienced in assessment and treatment of medically complex individuals and their caregivers; rehabilitation experience a plus (4) have desire to work in a multidisciplinary team environment (5) and be interested in applied clinical research. Salary is competitive with excellent benefits. Applications will be accepted until 02/28/2012.

To apply for this position, access the hospital website at www.tgh.org. Additional materials required include: 1. Letter of interest 2. Work sample 3. Three letters of recommendation If you have questions in advance of applying, please contact Seema Eichler, Ph.D., seichler@tgh.org.

Saint Joseph's University, western Philadelphia, USA - 1 postdoctoral position

12 months/Full-time beginning August 1st - Aug 15th, 2012.

Saint Joseph's University is a private Catholic - Jesuit institution located in western Philadelphia and Montgomery County. Salary competitive. Applicants need to access our Human Resources web-site in order to view the complete position description and apply. https://jobs.sju.edu/

We have begun accepting applications...and interested candidates have at least another 2 weeks to apply. We plan to select a candidate by mid-March. brief position description: The post -doctoral fellow primarily provides individual/group counseling, crisis intervention and consultation services to undergraduate and graduate students. Consultation service is also routinely provided to parents, faculty and staff. Opportunities to provide outreach programming to student and university employees are also available. Supervision is provided by a licensed staff psychologist for two hours per week.

Other chief responsibilities include: • Maintain accurate record-keeping of all clinical work including intake, progress and termination notes utilizing automated record-keeping system (Titanium). • Receive two hours of supervision/week from a licensed psychologist. • Provide on-call 24 hour evening and weekend coverage on a rotating basis • Provide consultation and risk assessment in the walk-in office one day/week. • Develop and implement primary prevention and outreach programs and/or guest lecture on relevant topics within psychology. • Participate in professional training and on-site seminars, including presenting case studies for group discussion and supervision Greg Nicholls, Ph.D. Director, Counseling and Psychological Services - "CAPS" Saint Joseph's University - Philadelphia Licensed Psychologist - Pa 610-660-1090

The Help Group's, Sherman Oaks, CA, USA - 1 Post-Doctoral Fellowship Opportunity in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Post-Doctoral Fellowship Opportunity in Autism Spectrum Disorders Los Angeles County

The Help Group's post-doctoral Fellowship focusing on Autism Spectrum Disorders provides fellows an opportunity to obtain advanced clinical training and experience in intervention (individual, family, and group therapy) and assessment of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. In addition, fellows will develop skills in supervision, public speaking, consultation, and program development and evaluation related to working specifically with children and adolescents diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. The Help Group is one of the largest providers of school-based and outpatient services for children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in the U.S., assessing and treating children and adolescents from pre-school through young adulthood. Stipend: $30,000.00 with an additional $2500.00 for fully bilingual Spanish speaking fellows.

The training year is a full calendar year that typically begins the 3rd week of August (slight adjustments can be made based on the fellow’s schedule of ending internship). Fellows will receive 2,000 hours of Supervised Professional Experience, including at least 4 hours per week of supervision. Application includes the following: Cover letter, CV, work sample related to assessing or treating children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, 3 letters of recommendation (one of which must come from your internship program - either the primary supervisor or internship director).

Please go to our website, www.thehelpgroup.org and click on the professional training page, postdoctoral training fact sheet, for a comprehensive description of the fellowship program, including more specifics about application requirements and procedures. All materials should be mailed to: Dr. Karen Enyedy, c/o The Help Group, 13130 Burbank Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91401. Due to discrepant listings of the deadline, we have extended our deadline this year. The deadline for submission of these materials is 5:00 PM February 13, 2012. Karen C. Enyedy, Ph.D. Director of Training Licensed Psychologist PSY19612 The Help Group (818) 779-5256

The Boston VA Research Institute (BVARI), Boston, MA, USA - 1 Postdoctoral Clinical Research Opportunity in Traumatic Stress, Loss, and Early Intervention

Postdoctoral Clinical Research Opportunity in Traumatic Stress, Loss, and Early Intervention Description: The Boston VA Research Institute (BVARI) at the Boston VA Healthcare System is offering a postdoctoral research position under the direction of Brett Litz, Ph.D. Dr. Litz’s lab is very active and the position would entail involvement in many studies and initiatives related to the prevention of PTSD in military settings, predictors of risk and resilience, telehealth approaches to treatment, and the prevention of pathological grieving. Responsibilities will include involvement in project management, grant writing and administration, data analysis, and manuscript preparation. For clinical psychology Ph.D.s, clinical hours and supervision for licensure are available. Salary is highly competitive and benefits are available.

Requirements: Doctoral degree in clinical psychology is preferred. Graduate degrees in related disciplines with relevant experience will also be considered. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills are necessary. A demonstrated interest in the study of military trauma, PTSD, grief, longitudinal data analysis, clinical trials, and early intervention is preferred. Anticipated start: As soon as the position can be filled. Duration: Two years, with possibility of extension. To Apply: Curriculum vita with accompanying cover letter describing research interests and career goals should be sent to Laina.Rosebrock@va.gov. . For further information, you may also email, Brett Litz, Ph.D. at: Brett.Litz@va.gov or Yonit Schorr, Ph.D. at Yonit.Schorr@va.gov.

The Center for Autism Research, Philadelphia, PA, USA - 1 postdoctoral fellowship in Autism

The Center for Autism Research (CAR) was established by CHOP and the University of Pennsylvania to coordinate, sponsor, and support state-of-the-art research into understanding the causes and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs).

Studies focus on diagnosis, development, neuropsychology, genetics, and neuroimaging of individuals with ASD. CAR has a large training program spanning both research and clinical mentorship. The clinical postdoctoral fellowships offer specialty experience in ASDs. Diagnostic evaluations are at the heart of the fellowship, and opportunities to master assessment of individuals age 6 months through adults are available. Fellows also participate in intervention studies, parent trainings, and community presentations.

Participation in research development, implementation, and publication is based on the fellow’s level of experience. Two fellowship tracks are available (two-year fellowships) for 2012-14: Clinical Autism/LEND Fellowship focuses on assessment and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders. Assessments occur in our research clinic, the interdisciplinary Regional Autism Center clinic associated with CHOP, and CHOP’s outpatient mental health clinic. Fellows also participate in additional training in interdisciplinary, community-based, and family- and culturally-sensitive programming through weekly LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities) seminars and activities. Individuals with strong research background and interest can receive protected time to pursue research while acquiring hours for licensure.

Clinical Autism Fellowship with a Focus in Pediatric Neuropsychology. Fellows participate in the same activities as the Clinical Autism Fellowship (but are not part of the LEND program), and also receive general training in pediatric neuropsychology services for children and adolescents with developmental and acquired neurological disorders (approximately two cases per month, 20% time). This fellowship is designed to meet INS-Division 40 and Houston Conference guidelines for training in neuropsychology while maintaining a primary focus on autism. Clinical postdoctoral fellowships are two-year positions. All Post-Doctoral Applicants must have completed an APA-accredited doctoral program and an APA-accredited internship. Significant experience in cognitive testing of children with a wide range of behavioral presentations is required. Experience with ASDs is also required, and exposure to diagnostic procedures is preferred. Knowledge of the ADOS and ADI is a plus.

Applicants are highly encouraged to contact The Center for Autism Research at autismjobs@email.chop.edu or (866) 570-6524 and speak with Ayana King-Pointer to facilitate the application process. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. -- Susan F. Epstein, Ph.D. Center for Autism Research Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 3535 Market Street Suite 860 Philadelphia, PA 19104