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 ( 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)

Looking for an exciting new career? Join our team!

The Geneva Foundation is a non-profit organization which promotes and supports military medicine. The Foundation has built relationships with highly skilled, exceptionally motivated, world-recognized researchers and medical professionals and hires top-quality staff. By joining The Geneva Foundation, you will have an exciting and stimulating career in which you will advance, “The Future of Military Medicine. Today.”

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:

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

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

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 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 (

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 Web Address: 

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 ( 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  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
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

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