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Posted 5/9/2017

Postdoctoral Residency in Clinical Psychology Youth Services Department, Palm Beach County

Description: Two Postdoctoral Residency positions are being offered within the Palm Beach County Youth Services Department’s Residential Treatment and Family Counseling Division in West Palm Beach, Florida. This is a one-year position. Start date will be on August 7, 2017. Emphasis is on intervention and assessment with at-risk youth populations and their families. You may click here for the 2017-2018 Postdoctoral Residency Brochure. Additional information about Youth Services may be found at http://www.pbcgov.com/youthservices/counseling.
 
Program Structure: The postdoctoral residency offers 2 one-year, full time placements. The psychology resident is required to complete 2000 hours, beginning on August 7, 2017 and continuing for one year. The minimum requirements include 900 hours of direct clinical contact and 200 hours of supervision, at least 100 of which is individual face-to-face supervision. Psychology residents integrate theoretical, clinical, and professional issues in psychology into the service delivery model at sites within the Youth Services Department’s Residential Treatment and Family Counseling Division. Residents will complete the majority of their placement at the Division’s outpatient settings, including the Education and Training Center and various Youth and Family Counseling offices. Minor experiences may take place at Highridge Family Center, a residential setting. Travel between various sites will be required.
 
Stipend and Benefits: The Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners has authorized the Department to budget funds for the stipend of two residents. The annual stipend is $32,500, paid biweekly. There are 12 unpaid government holidays and two weeks of unpaid leave time. A $500 health insurance stipend is awarded after 6 months of service. Educational leave to attend conferences or presentations may be granted. The work week shifts are 10 hours long, Monday through Thursday. Residents are considered Independent Contractors with Palm Beach County. Prior to the start date, residents must complete a Level 2 background check with fingerprints, submit proof of liability insurance with the signed contract, and submit an official transcript from their graduate program with doctoral degree conferral date.
 
Qualifications: Applicants must have: (a) completed their doctoral training in clinical psychology from an APA-accredited doctoral program; (b) completed a doctoral internship from an APA-accredited or APPIC-member site; and (c) demonstrated strong potential for a career in clinical psychology with an emphasis on child, adolescent, and family clinical assessment and intervention. Successful applicants must be culturally competent, with good interpersonal and organizational skills. Flexibility and ability to handle multiple tasks are desirable. Individuals with Spanish or Creole bilingual skills are strongly encouraged to apply.
 
Application Process: Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and Curriculum vitae to the Training Director at sginsbur@pbcgov.org. Once reviewed, you may be asked to provide a copy of AAPI submitted during the internship selection process, graduate transcript, and a sample child/adolescent psychological evaluation (non-neuro) report.
 
Application reviews will begin immediately and will be reviewed on a rolling-basis until the position has been filled. In-person interviews are preferred. Start date for the residency will be August 7th.
 
Potential applicants are welcome to direct inquiries to the Training Director, Shayna Ginsburg, Psy.D. at sginsbur@pbcgov.org.

Research Support Coordinator Position at the University of Miami (posted 3/16/2017)

 
We are accepting applications for a new post-baccalaureate research support coordinator in the Department of Psychology at the University of Miami to provide skillful assistance regarding clinical research studies on the transdiagnostic treatment of youth emotional disorders within the Child and Adolescent Mood and Anxiety Treatment Program (www.miami.edu/childanxiety).  Responsibilities will primarily center on screening families for eligibility, database management, oversight of undergraduate research assistants, and auditing of existent research materials. Other responsibilities may include administering assessments, overseeing of IRB submissions and updates, assistance with preparation of treatment materials for local, national and international trainings on the Unified Protocols for the Treatment of Emotional Disorders in Children and Adolescents and assisting with grant applications and publication preparation. Opportunities abound for a talented student with interest in a clinical research career to enhance their training through additional presentation and publication experiences in our labs. The ideal candidate is willing to commit to a two-year position, have excellent interpersonal skills, a high degree of motivation and outstanding organizational abilities. Candidates who are fluent Spanish speakers are strongly preferred.
Please send CV and the names/emails of three professional references by email to Jill Ehrenreich-May at j.ehrenreich@miami.edu and cc Ms. Stefania Pinto at s.pinto1@umiami.edu. Applications will be considered immediately until filled. The position is anticipated to begin on or around July 1, 2017.
 
The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minority candidates

University of Florida - Clinical Assistant Professor Position Announcement (posted 2/6/2017)

 
Clinical Assistant Professor 
Clinical Child-Pediatric Psychology
Department of Clinical & Health Psychology
 
The Department of Clinical and Health Psychology in the College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Clinical Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) position in Clinical Child and Pediatric Psychology. 
 
Position:  The expectation is that this will primarily be a direct clinical service position; however, opportunities for participating in the Department’s mission of training clinical psychology graduate students and predoctroal interns in evidence-based practice will be available. Applicants must have demonstrated expertise in providing evidence-based assessment and treatment with a wide variety of child populations including those with mental health and comorbid medical/health diagnoses. This position requires an individual to have a commitment to the scientist-practitioner model of psychological training, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in outpatient psychology and multidisciplinary settings. Clinical referrals are received from various medical specialties across the UF Health Science Center, as well as referrals from medical and mental health providers in the surrounding communities. Clinical service needs include the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents struggling with a full range of psychoeducational and psychosocial difficulties, often in the context of comorbid medical conditions. 
 
Work Setting & Gainesville Community: This Clinical Assistant Professor will be a member of the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, which houses APA-accredited doctoral and internship programs in clinical psychology. Faculty hired into these positions will work closely with colleagues within the department, physicians, and other health care providers in a dynamic healthcare environment. Day-to-day clinical service delivery responsibilities may take place across a variety of settings within the UF Health Science Center, including our outpatient UF Psychology Clinic, on the inpatient units at UF Health & Shands Hospital, and within primary care settings across the UF Health Center. The UF Psychology Clinic is an independent outpatient clinic (http://chp.phhp.ufl.edu/services/psychology-clinic/) with close programmatic interactions with the UF Health comprehensive care programs (https://ufhealth.org/). The UF Health Center is the largest and most comprehensive academic Healthcare Center in the Southeast, encompassing six colleges and a statewide network of affiliated hospitals and clinics (https://ufhealth.org/locations). Gainesville is a beautiful city located in the north-central region of Florida (http://www.cityofgainesville.org/) with low cost of living, affordable housing, great schools, numerous outdoor activities, and all the advantages of a large university community. 
 
Applicant Qualifications: Interested applicants should have completed APA-Accredited graduate and clinical internship programs, have a minimum of one year of post-doctoral training involving service delivery, ideally within hospital and interdisciplinary care settings, and have a background of course work and training in scientist-practitioner focused clinical psychology. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Clinical, School or Counseling Psychology and be licensed or license-eligible in the State of Florida. 
 
Start Date, Application Materials & Deadline: This position is anticipated to start in the Fall of 2017. The application requires submission of 1) a Letter of Interest, 2) current Curriculum Vitae (CV), and 3) three references. Application review will begin immediately and will be accepted until the February 21, 2017. 
 
Application Submission:  All applications must be submitted online. To view the job posting online and submit an application packet, go to http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/listing/ and search by Job# 501272. Questions can be directed to Dr. David M. Janicke (djanicke@phhp.ufl.edu).
 
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN CHILD CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY (posted 1/6/17)

 
Program Description:  Keystone Behavioral Pediatrics, a rapidly growing private psychology practice in Jacksonville, Florida, is seeking applications for postdoctoral residents with specialization in assessment and intervention, specifically with the pediatric population.
 
Ideal applicants will have assessment and training background with autism and other developmental disabilities as well as experience treating neuro-typical clients with behavioral challenges and mental health needs. Although schedules are created on an individual basis for each resident, the position is generally composed as follows: one-third of the resident’s time is dedicated to mental health treatment (e.g., individual psychotherapy, family psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, parent management training), one-third of time is dedicated to psychological testing and report-writing (e.g., LD/ADHD assessments, autism and developmental assessments, mood and anxiety evaluations, neuropsychological testing), and one-third of time is dedicated to behavior therapy (e.g., ABA with clients in our early childhood center and affiliated school for students with autism and other behavioral needs).  The position will also provide opportunities for school consultation, community outreach, and participation in a multi-disciplinary clinic providing free developmental screenings for the community.  Residents will receive individual, group, and in-session supervision. Didactic activities are also provided weekly. 
 
Training Model and Philosophy:  Our clinic emphasizes a behavioral approach to assessment and treatment, with a focus on identifying and altering the environmental variables that motivate and maintain behavior. Cognitive-behavioral therapy and social skills training are often incorporated into treatment as well.  Depending upon the individual’s background, experience, and training goals, opportunities for additional evidence-based approaches can also be incorporated.
 
Stipend and benefits:  Keystone offers a competitive salary including benefits. 
 
Start date:  August 14, 2017
 
Note: Resident should have obtained their Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or School Psychology from an APA accredited program and completed an internship prior to the start date. Keystone’s residency meets the requirements for licensure in the state of Florida. 
 
Application Procedure:  Please send a CV, at least two letters of reference, and a cover letter outlining previous experiences and interests to Dr. Rebecca Penna at penna@keystonebehavioral.com. 
 
All application materials should be submitted by January 20, 2017. 

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (posted 12/9/16)

One to two full-time Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) postdoctoral fellowships positions at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine are available for the 2017-2018 training year. The postdoctoral fellows will be primarily located at the Mailman Center for Child Development located in Miami, FL. Qualifications for this position include the completion of an APA-approved internship in child clinical psychology. Preference for the position(s) will be given to individuals with a clinical training background in PCIT and/or other evidence-based behavior parent training programs.
 
Approximately 50% of the postdoctoral fellows’ effort is devoted to conducting PCIT services with families. While the UM PCIT program or PCIT305 primarily serves young children with disruptive behavior disorders, our program also serves children with co-occurring speech delays; autism spectrum disorders; intellectual disabilities; cochlear implants or hearing loss; genetic disorders; and/or histories of child maltreatment.
 
Postdoctoral fellows’ effort related to clinical service varies based on their level of interest in research. The postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to join one or more of PCIT305’s multiple ongoing research studies. Given that PCIT305 serves approximately 100 families per year, opportunities for independent research exists as well.
 
Current research activities include the following:
  • The evaluation of the additive benefit of Pocket PCIT: CDI (iBook overview video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axqxd20dOcs) beyond traditional PCIT services. (Pocket PCIT: PDI is currently in production)
  • The evaluation of natural helpers/community health workers to increase engagement of urban, Hispanic families in PCIT
  • The feasibility of PCIT as a dependency reunification maintenance intervention for children returning to parents’ care
  • A comparison of PCIT treatment processes and outcomes between families with children with ASD and families with children who are typically developing.
  • The feasibility of a continuum of care model of PCIT (i.e., Primary Care PCIT, Selective Prevention PCIT, Standard PCIT, internet-delivered PCIT)
Postdoctoral fellows will also have the opportunity for gaining supervision and training experience dependent upon their prior PCIT training and certification. Dr. Jent, a PCIT International Level II Trainer views the postdoctoral training year as an excellent opportunity for certified PCIT therapists to receive the training experience and competencies required to become a Level I Trainer. If postdoctoral fellows do not have prior PCIT experience or are not certified, the focus of the postdoctoral training year will be ensuring that the postdoctoral fellow receives the training and case experience necessary to meet the competencies required for becoming a certified PCIT therapist.

If you would like to know more about our staff and program, feel free to check out a video about PCIT305.
 

TWO POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS IN PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY, Type 1 Diabetes Research, Center for Health Care Delivery Science, Nemours Children's Hospital, Orlando, FL & Wilmington, DE (posted 11/20/16)

Pending final Notice of Award from the National Institutes of Health, the Center for Health Care
Delivery Science (CHDS) at Nemours Children’s Health System anticipates the availability of
two 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowships in Pediatric Psychology, starting in summer or fall, 2017.
One position will be located at Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Florida and the other
will be at Nemours-Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware. Applicants
may apply for either or both of these positions. Interviews will be arranged only after the NIH
Notice of Award is received.
 
The Center for Health Care Delivery Science is co-directed by Tim Wysocki, PhD, ABPP and
Anne E. Kazak, PhD, ABPP. Health care delivery science is the application of scientific methods
and principles to the analysis of variables and processes that affect the delivery, safety,
outcomes, cost, quality and value of pediatric health care. Nemours has invested generously in
the center’s activities and several substantial multidisciplinary research initiatives are in
progress.
 
The Fellows’ primary role will be service as members of Transdisciplinary Care Teams along
with nurse practitioners and dietitians who will train each other in their respective professional
disciplines and co-manage adolescents with type 1 diabetes. The Fellows will receive research
mentoring from Dr. Wysocki, and clinical supervision from Dr. Jennifer Shroff Pendley and Dr.
Julia Price in Delaware, and Dr. Jessica Pierce in Florida. The Fellows will collaborate with other
multidisciplinary investigators from throughout Nemours Children’s Health System in the
Delaware Valley and Florida. The Fellows will be expected to develop their own research
projects and will receive mentored guidance in the preparation of manuscripts and development
of grant proposals. The Fellows will also be able to contribute actively to the planning,
implementation and dissemination of other ongoing studies. The Fellow will deliver supervised
clinical service sufficient to meet licensure requirements in Delaware, Florida and other states
and will also participate in training opportunities with Fellows at other Nemours sites.
 
Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. and pre-doctoral internship from programs
accredited by the American Psychological Association. Nemours offers a competitive salary and
benefits package. Applicants should send: 1) A current CV; 2) A letter summarizing their
qualifications and career goals; and 3) Letters of recommendation from 2-3 current or former
supervisors to Tim Wysocki, PhD, ABPP at tim.wysocki@nemours.org. Review of applications
will begin as they are received and will continue until the position is filled. Nemours is an Equal
Employment Opportunity organization and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity
or gender. 

Assistant Professor Position, Division of Clinical Psychology, Mailman Center for Child Development, University of Miami (posted 11/12/16)

A faculty position is available in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Miami. This Assistant Professor position (non-tenure, clinical-educator track) with the Division of Clinical Psychology at the Mailman Center for Child Development involves: provision of clinical services to families of young children with behavioral problems using Parent-Child Interaction Training; psychological evaluation of children with autism; supervision of psychology trainees and participation in the clinical psychology training program; and participation in clinical research.  Requirements include: APA-approved internship and PhD/PsyD in clinical/counseling psychology; and licensure in Florida or license-eligible. Application should include C.V. and three letters of reference sent via email to: Alan Delamater, PhD, adelamater@med.miami.edu, on behalf of the Pediatric Psychology Search Committee; Mailman Center for Child Development (D-820); P.0. Box 016820; University of Miami Miller School of Medicine; Miami, FL 33101.  The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, Drug Free Workplace.

Pediatric Neuropsychologist/Assistant or Associate Professor, Mailman Center for Child Development, Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami (posted 11/12/16)

The Psychology Division of the Mailman Center for Child Development in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Miami - Miller School of Medicine is seeking a pediatric neuropsychologist to join the faculty at the assistant to associate professor level.  Responsibilities for this position include providing: developmental and neuropsychological assessment services to children with medical conditions including HIV, sickle cell disease, and cancer; consultations to interdisciplinary medical teams; clinical supervision to psychology trainees; and participation in clinical research, including neurodevelopmental effects of Zika infection.  We are seeking an individual with a track record of or high potential for funded pediatric neuropsychology research.  Requirements include doctoral degree and internship from APA-accredited programs, licensure (or license-eligible) in Florida, and board certification (or board-eligible) in neuropsychology.  (Position is contingent on final budgetary approval.) Send CV, personal statement, and three letters of recommendation via email to: Alan Delamater, PhD, ABPP, Director, Clinical Psychology, Mailman Center for Child Development, University of Miami - Miller School of Medicine, 305.243.6857, adelamater@med.miami.edu.  The University of Miami is an equal opportunity employer.       

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY, NEMOURS CHILDREN’S SPECIALTY CARE, JACKSONVILLE (posted 11/12/16, start-date 9/2017)

Nemours Children’s Specialty Care in Jacksonville, FL is accepting applications for a fellowship in Pediatric Psychology beginning September, 2017, for a period of one year. 
 
This is a clinical position that includes specialized training in inpatient consultation, outpatient therapy, and psychological/neurocognitive assessment.  The Nemours Division of Psychology includes 6 pediatric psychologists and shares clinic space with the Division of Psychiatry, comprised of 4 psychiatrists and 2 nurse practitioners.  The Division of Psychology is part of the Department of Pediatrics and works closely with the Divisions of Neurology, Gastroenterology, Hematology/Oncology, Endocrinology, and Pulmonology.  A primary focus of the fellowship will be helping to coordinate inpatient consultation-liaison services for children with acute and chronic medical conditions and interacting closely with the medical team.  An additional focus of the fellowship year will involve functioning as part of the multidisciplinary team in oncology and may include participation in Tumor Board, psychosocial rounds, neuro-oncology clinic, and the bone marrow transplant team.  The fellow also will receive experience and training in assessment and intervention with patients experiencing pediatric chronic pain within a multidisciplinary clinic and in assessment, intervention in weight management, and preparation of adolescent patients for bariatric surgery.  Educational opportunities such as continuing education presentations, Grand Rounds, and multidisciplinary ethics rounds also are available.
 
Nemours Children’s Specialty Care is an outpatient children’s medical specialty clinic located in downtown Jacksonville (a city with a population of over 1 million) in the northeast corner of the state of Florida. Our main outpatient clinic campus is on the banks of the St. John’s River and 20 minutes from the Atlantic beaches. Nemours also has two satellite offices and serves a diverse population of patients.  Nemours Children’s Specialty Care is affiliated with Wolfson Children’s Hospital, an inpatient pediatric hospital in which Nemours clinicians function as attendings and provide many medical training opportunities.
 
Qualifications for this position include a Ph.D. from an APA-approved pediatric or clinical child psychology program and a pre-doctoral Internship from an APA approved site.  Annual salary and fringe benefits are competitive.  Onsite interviews will be offered to competitive candidates; we are not able to reimburse travel expenses for interviews.  Send a letter of interest and CV  to Lisa M. Schilling, Ph.D., ABPP, Director of Fellowship Training, Division of Psychology, Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, 807 Children’s Way, Jacksonville, FL 32207.  E-mail address:  lschilli@nemours.org.
 
Applications are being reviewed currently and will be accepted until the position is filled. Nemours Children’s Specialty Care is an equal opportunity employer.  For further information, please visit our website: http://www.nemours.org

POSTDOCTORAL CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP IN CHILD ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGY, ANXIETY/OCD/TOURETTE AND RELATED DISORDERS, DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA, St. Petersburg (posted 11/2/16)

The USF Rothman Center invites applications for a post-doctoral clinical fellowship position in anxiety/OCD/Tourette and related disorders (including trichotillomania, skin picking, hoarding, selective mutism, body dysmorphic disorder).  Successful candidates will be involved in clinical evaluation and treatment of children, adolescents and adults with anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders. The primary duties for this position will be providing evidence based cognitive-behavioral treatment to youth and their families.  Opportunities for work with specialized populations – e.g., early childhood intervention, older adults, youth with autism spectrum disorder, are available.  Opportunities may exist for PCIT training.  Although the primary responsibilities of the position are clinical in nature, ample time and opportunities are available for professional development, grant-related and independent research.  Most trainees participate have published and/or presented at professional conferences.  Supervision of graduate students and lecturing opportunities are also provided.  The University of South Florida’s Rothman Center http://health.usf.edu/medicine/pediatrics/rothman/index.htm is a multidisciplinary program with studies funded by NIH, the CDC, and several foundation sources.  Program psychology faculty include: Drs. Heather Agazzi, Jillian Childress, Betty Horng, Adam Lewin, Omar Rahman and Eric Storch.   

Applicants should have completed their doctoral degree (inclusive of internship) by the start of employment.  Search remains open until positions are filled – Rolling Start.  Located in sunny St. Petersburg, FL, a community offering a relaxed, low-cost but high-quality lifestyle.  Private office, highly competitive salary and fringe benefits.  Anticipated start:  Rolling – Present until Early Fall 2017.  Appointment is for 1 year but most fellows renew and remain for 2 years. 

To apply, send a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and names/permission to contact three references: Adam B. Lewin, Ph.D., ABPP, Program Director, OCD and Related Disorders Program, University of South Florida Pediatrics – Rothman Center for Neuropsychiatry, 880 6th St. South Suite 460, Child Development and Rehabilitation Center at All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 or alewin@health.usf.edu.   Letters of recommendation will be requested pending initial discussion.  Applications will be reviewed as soon as complete – rolling offers.

DBT-A Postdoctoral Residency Program, Department of Psychology, Jackson Health System, University of Miami (posted 11/2/16, deadline 12/15/16)

The Department of Psychology of the Jackson Health System in affiliation with the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine offers a Psychology Postdoctoral Residency Program in Health Service Psychology that emphasizes advanced evidenced based education and clinical training to prepare psychology residents to work independently in their specialty areas.
 
The Postdoctoral Residency Program is committed to promote expertise in cultural and individual diversity by recruiting faculty from different cultural backgrounds and by providing the residents with theoretical instruction and exposure to a population that is diverse in areas of age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, national origin, language, level of education and social economic status.
 
Jackson Health System is an internationally recognized, academic health system composed of six hospitals, 12 specialty care centers, two long term care facilities, several outpatient health clinics and pharmacies. The training takes place primarily in four hospitals that are housed on the main campus. Psychological interventions are an integrated part of each medical/psychiatric team service and are supervised by at least two attending psychologists from the JHS Department of Psychology.
 
The Postdoctoral Residency appointment offers a stipend of $42,000 in the first year and benefits that include 18 personal leave days (for vacation, sick, and educational leave) in addition to 10 Federal Holidays, and health benefits (medical, vision and dental).
 
For the 2017-2018 Post-doctoral Residency year the following positions are available:
 
           Clinical Health Psychology Adult Consultation and Liaison (Six Positions)
 
           Clinical Health Psychology Adult Outpatient (One Position)
 
           Pediatric Health Psychology Consultation and Liaison (One Position)
 
           Clinical Child Psychology (DBT-A) (One Position)
 
The Clinical Child Psychology Dialectic Behavior Therapy for Adolescents (DBT-A) residency offers a two-year position designed to provide comprehensive, high-fidelity DBT treatment to adolescents ages 11-18 who present with chronic suicidality, non-suicidal self-injury, chronic emotional dysregulation and/or other high-risk impulsive behaviors. The training takes place in the Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital Department of Psychology in the Child and Adolescent Center’s Dialectical Behavior Therapy program for Adolescents (DBT-A) under the direct supervision of Dr. Claudia Ranaldo and Dr. Carolina Avila.
 
The residents will receive intensive training and supervision in DBT (including completion of a five-day intensive foundational training) and will provide all aspects of standard comprehensive DBT-A treatment including individual and family therapy, facilitation of multi-family skills training groups and adolescent skills training groups, and phone coaching, as part of an intensively trained DBT consultation team. Residents will also participate in research focused on evaluating the efficacy of DBT for adolescents and families as well as treatment outcomes.  Opportunities for designing original research are also available.  Expected research time is a minimum of 4 hours and may increase depending on the interest of the resident and the needs of the program.  The residents will have the opportunity to supervise interns and provide consultation to psychiatry and social work.
  
In addition to the general program didactics and clinical activities, the residents in this position are required to attend the Psychiatry Division Rounds, and DBT Didactic. The residents can also participate in seminars and special conferences that are offered in the medical center at the discretion of the resident's supervisor.
 
The successful candidate must work well with multidisciplinary teams, have experience in working with children and families, be able to manage complex cases and varied responsibilities efficiently, and be comfortable working with a multicultural population. Candidates with DBT and CBT training and/or prior experience are preferred.  This training program provides the clinical postdoctoral training hours and the supervision required for licensing eligibility.
 
On-site interviews for this track are REQUIRED due to the 2 year commitment of this residency placement.
 
Important Dates
 
Application Deadline: December 15, 2016
 
Notification of Acceptance for Interview: January 11, 2017
 
Interviews: January 30, 2017 to February 20, 2017 (Mondays, Wednesday & Fridays; full day)
 
Universal Notification Date: February 27, 2017
 
Application Information
 
Applicants from APA-approved clinical and counseling psychology programs are welcome to apply.
 
Applicants are required to submit the following documents:
 
• Letter of intention specifying the track of interest
• Curriculum Vitae
• Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
• Two recent work samples (e.g. psychological evaluations, formal intake evaluations, or case presentation)
 
Please visit http://www.jacksonhealth.org/residents-fellows-psychology-fellowship.asp for more information regarding the program and the application process.
 
Contact Information:
Dr. Victoria Bustamante Avellaneda
Director of Post-doctoral Residency Program
Email: vbustamante@jhsmiami.org
Telephone: (305) 355-8085

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Division of Medical Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville (posted 11/2/16, start-date 9/5/17)

The Division of Medical Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida is recruiting for psychology postdoctoral fellowship positions beginning September 5, 2017. We are seeking candidates with a doctoral degree from an APA-approved graduate program and internship in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology with a pediatric/clinical child focus as well as an interest in working with adults. In addition to a regular caseload of individual therapy patients, fellows complete 4-month rotations in selected areas of concentration: assessment and treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related conditions, inpatient therapy (child, adolescent, and adult), assessment, eating disorders, family therapy, and adult outpatient therapy. Fellows also have the opportunity to learn Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and work toward meeting certification guidelines for this evidence-based therapy model.
 
The Division includes seven faculty members, plus postdoctoral fellows, interns, graduate students, and undergraduate trainees. The mission includes teaching and mentoring trainees in evidence-based clinical service and research with diverse trainees from Clinical, Counseling, and School psychology. The Division is located in the Department of Psychiatry which allows frequent inter-disciplinary collaborations and joint learning experiences with residents and fellows in Child and Adult Psychiatry. 
 
The duties for this position are primarily clinical. However supervision, teaching, and research opportunities are available for those that are interested. Our clinical research program cuts across mental and behavioral health to study treatment processes and outcomes in evidence-based psychological and psychiatric treatment with children, adults, and their families. Fellows have the opportunity to become involved in several studies conducted in clinics for OCD across the lifespan, Type 1 Diabetes, PCIT, and psychological testing. Fellows may opt for a second year of training, although this option is not guaranteed.
 
The postdoctoral fellowship is in a major medical center in a pleasant community with a modest cost of living and high quality of life. Salary is competitive and includes attractive benefits. Send cover letter, CV, copy of your completed APPIC internship application (if available), and 3 letters of reference to Monica Brook, Division of Medical Psychology, 8491 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville, FL, 32606. Materials can also be submitted electronically to Monica Brook at monicaross@ufl.edu.
 
This site will be following the APPIC Postdoctoral Selection Guidelines. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2016, with interviews being conducted between January 16 and February 17, 2017. If you have questions about this position, please email nelsonm@ufl.edu.

Child & Adolescent Psychologist Position, Child and Adolescent Center's Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program, Department of Psychology, Jackson Health System, Miami (posted 10/30/16)

The Department of Psychology at Jackson Health System is seeking a full-time early-career child and adolescent clinical psychologist to provide outpatient behavioral health services through the Child and Adolescent Center’s (CAC) Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program for Adolescents (DBT-A).  This program provides comprehensive, high-fidelity DBT treatment to adolescents and college-aged young adults who present with chronic suicidality, non-suicidal self-injury, chronic emotional dysregulation and/or other high-risk impulsive behaviors. Specific clinical services include conducting diagnostic assessments and follow-up management of patients and their families to include individual, group and family therapy. Ability to administer and supervise child and adolescent psychological testing is also expected.  
 
Support for applied research with children and families impacted by behavioral health and/or medical illness and collaborative efforts with other healthcare specialists will be provided.  Supervision and training for psychology pre-doctoral interns and post-doctoral fellows is also expected within the CAC.  Specific training in child psychology outpatient therapy treatment models within CBT and DBT are required. The applicant should possess a Florida health service provider license in psychology prior to assuming the position. Graduates of APA/CPA-approved doctoral programs and internships are preferred. 
 
Letter of application detailing relevant experience and a recent curriculum vita should be sent to the attention of Dr. Robertson, Chief of Psychology:
 
Dr. Thomas Robertson
Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital
Department of Psychology
1295 NW 9th Ave
Miami, FL 33021
Phone: 305-355-8202
Fax: 305-355-8095
Trobertson@jhsmiami.org
 
Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We place a strong emphasis on the values of equality and diversity.

Postdoctoral Position in Clinical Child/Pediatric Psychology, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville (posted 10/30/16)

Position: The Clinical Child & Pediatric Psychology Area of the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology at the University of Florida is seeking applicants for a two-year appointment as a Clinical Child and Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral Associate.
 
Training Opportunities: Our training philosophy is based on the scientist-practitioner model: we provide fellows with advanced skills in the practice of psychology, integration of research and practice, and supervision of junior trainees. Within the framework of the diverse training experiences available, we design individualized training plans for Fellows that reflect their clinical, academic and professional development goals.  Fellows will carry an outpatient therapy caseload across the entire two year training program addressing both clinical child and pediatric psychology issues.  In addition, Fellows will rotate through 4, six-month long specialized training experiences based on their individual goals. Rotational training opportunities in Clinical Child Psychology include treatment of depression, assessment and treatment of autism and related developmental disabilities, psychoeducational assessment, and delivery of school-linked mental health services. Rotational training opportunities in Pediatric Psychology include both psychology clinic and interdisciplinary team based settings (behavioral pediatrics, pulmonology, endocrinology, gastroenterology). Training opportunities in inpatient consultation are also available. An important goal for each trainee is to develop skills in clinical supervision.  Thus, Fellows will have opportunity to provide mentored therapy supervision to varying levels of graduate and intern trainees. Opportunities to engage in research with NIH grant funded investigators are also available and encouraged.
 
Training Setting: Training will be within the UF Health Center which is the largest and most comprehensive academic Health Center in the Southeast.  The UF Health Center encompasses six colleges, a statewide network of affiliated hospitals and clinics. The Clinical and Health Psychology’s Service is housed in a free-standing clinic (http://chp.phhp.ufl.edu/services/psychology-clinic/) that has close programmatic interactions with the UF Department of Pediatrics and other medical departments as part of the UFHealth comprehensive care programs (https://ufhealth.org/). Supervising faculty: David Fedele, Ph.D., Jennifer Fisher, PhD., ABPP, David Janicke, Ph.D., ABPP, Cynthia Johnson, Ph.D., & Brenda Wiens, Ph.D.
 
Available Didactic Experiences: Weekly Child Area Pediatric Psychology Seminar, weekly Department of Clinical and Health Psychology Colloquium, monthly Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds, monthly Child Area Research Round Table. Fellows will participate in a monthly Post-Doctoral Associate Training Seminar for post-doc associates in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology; there will be at least 6 post-doctoral associates per year across 3 areas (child-pediatric psychology, adult health psychology, neuropsychology) in our overall post-doctoral training program.
 
Research Opportunities:  The postdoctoral associate is a primary clinical position, but there will be opportunities for research and manuscript preparation with UF faculty.
 
Stipend and Benefits:  $47,476; health insurance, the post-doc is also eligible for up to 3 weeks of personal leave time per year.
 
Start Date:  July - August, 2017 (two year appointment) – some flexibility in start date.
 
Gainesville Community:  Gainesville, Florida, is a beautiful Central Florida town (http://www.cityofgainesville.org/) with excellent cost of living, affordable housing, schools, and numerous outside activities.
 
Application Materials:  Interested applicants should have completed APA Accredited graduate and clinical internship programs by the start of the post-doctoral fellowship and have a background of course work and training in clinical child and/or pediatric psychology. The application requires submission of: (1) Cover letter which includes a section regarding professional goals; (2) CV; (3) Graduate transcript and; (4) 3 letters of recommendation
 
Deadline:  Applications will be accepted starting November 1, 2016 and will be accepted until the position in filled.  We expect to begin interviews in January 2017. Interviews will be conducted via skype and in person.
 
Send to:  Direct questions, as well as cover letter, CV, and letters of recommendation to Jeremy Schmidt at jeremyschmidt@phhp.ufl.edu.  Please send transcripts and any other non-email documents to his care at PO Box 100165, Clinical and Health Psychology Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610.  Please send the transcript and any other non-email documents to his care at PO Box 100165, Clinical and Health Psychology Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610.
 
For more information on the positions, please contact David M. Janicke, Ph.D., ABPP – djanicke@phhp.ufl.edu.
 
The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

Open-Rank Faculty Positions, Clinical Science Program, Department of Psychology, Florida International University, Miami (posted 10/26/16, deadline 11/14/16)

The Department of Psychology at Florida International University (FIU) is searching for one Open-Rank position in quantitative psychology, one Open-Rank Tenure Track position in the Child and Adolescent Clinical Science program,  and two non-tenure track full-time instructor positions.   Mid-rank and senior candidates for the open-rank tenure track positions must have a strong record of publications and substantial active federal grant funding.  Junior candidates for the tenure track positions must have a demonstrated evidence of or very strong potential for extramural funding and a solid track record of scholarship in refereed journals.
 
The successful candidate in quantitative methods will have a Ph.D. in quantitative psychology, educational measurement, applied statistics, or similar. We are particularly interested in candidates with evidence of graduate teaching ability and previous collaborations with funded researchers. The expectation is that the successful candidate will teach advanced doctoral-level statistics courses in the Psychology department and will actively collaborate with the current faculty in the department, particularly those who have federal funding and are in need of statistical support. The department currently has one full-time quantitative faculty member, three additional faculty members who are involved in graduate training in statistical methods and a quantitative postdoctoral associate.  Desired areas of expertise include psychological measurement, modern missing data techniques, new methods in clinical trials, and advanced modeling, although strong candidates with any background in quantitative methods will be considered.
 
The preferred area of specialization for the clinical science position is autism spectrum or other developmental disorders, although other areas in clinical child and adolescence are also encouraged to apply, as additional TT lines may become available in the near future, including lines examining interventions, mechanisms of disorder, and outcomes (e.g., cognitive neuroscience, developmental trajectories).  For researchers in the area of autism who are interested in studying and treating not only children but also individuals transitioning to college or young adulthood, the possibility exists of a recurring state endowment.   The successful candidate will join 13 current clinical tenure-track faculty and five research/clinical faculty and 7 developmental faculty with research interests that include but are not limited to risk for adverse outcomes, longitudinal evaluations, prevention/intervention with and/or mechanisms of childhood or adolescent internalizing, externalizing, and learning disorders, and adolescent substance use.  The Clinical Science program is closely affiliated with the Center for Children and Families (CCF), an interdisciplinary Center that focuses on research, education, and service, with strong connections to the community (e.g., The Children’s Trust) and the Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the fourth largest District in the nation.  In addition, the CCF has as an active, large on-campus mental health clinic for children and adolescents with a well-established and large staff supportive of evidence-based practice and clinical research and serving more than 3000 families annually in school-year and summer settings and with more than $18M in research funding in 2016.
 
The ideal tenure track candidates would complement the existing funded faculty in Clinical Science, Developmental Science, Legal Psychology, Industrial/Organizational, or Cognitive Neuroscience doctoral programs. Collaborative research is emphasized in the Department, and many faculty share investigator status on grants. For example, all clinical science faculty members have funded grants focused on child and adolescent mental health.  Faculty in Developmental Science and Cognitive Neuroscience employ a variety of technologies and populations to study typical development and developmental psychopathology, executive function, emotions, language, social development, learning and memory, and the brain bases thereof.  Eleven of our tenure-track faculty, including nine junior faculty, have received career awards from various national associations/agencies.
 
The two instructor positions are for 9-month full-time, non-tenure track teaching faculty. Instructor positions are in-unit faculty positions that are benefits eligible and eligible for promotion opportunities that mirror those of tenure-track faculty. Teaching assignments will have an emphasis on both hybrid (i.e., blended) and online undergraduate instruction in one or more of the following areas: Introductory Psychology and Psychological Research Methods/Statistical Analysis, with additional upper-level undergraduate courses in clinical, developmental, cognitive neuroscience, and social Psychology, based upon the candidate's area of teaching specialization. Candidates will also be expected to perform departmental service as full-time members of the department’s faculty. Preference will be given to individuals with demonstrated history in active and collaborative learning and online or hybrid instruction and course development. FIU has more than 50,000 undergraduates and is a leader in pedagogical reform efforts and is focused on improving the quality of undergraduate instruction, particularly in gateway undergraduate courses that affect student success as measured by retention and on-time graduation. FIU is the recipient of funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) through a partnership between the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU) to focus on transformational change in instruction. A Ph.D. in psychology, or a closely related discipline, is required.
 
The department has 38 tenure-track faculty, 9 instructors, and 5 research/clinical faculty, more than 150 graduate students spread across five doctoral specialty programs and a mental health counseling masters program, 9 full-time undergraduate advisors, and 4300+ undergraduate majors. The department is young and vibrant, with 32 new hires in the past 5 years, the vast majority being assistant professors, but with well-established and well-funded senior faculty in each area. Currently, 22 department faculty hold more than $55 million in grants from federal agencies (e.g., NIMH, NICHD, NIDA, NIAAA, IES, NSF, DoJ).   
 
Qualified candidates will apply at facultycareers.fiu.edu to job numbers 512490 (Quantitative), 512488 (Clinical), or 512487 (Instructors). Applicants are also requested to send an electronic  copy of their materials and 4 letters of recommendation (sent by recommenders) to (as appropriate) the Chair of the Clinical Search Committee, Daniel Bagner, Ph.D. (dbagner@fiu.edu), the Chair of the Quantitative Search Committee, Paulo Graziano, Ph.D.  (pgrazian@fiu.edu)or Kristin Nichols-Lopez, Ph.D. (knichols@fiu.edu), Chair of the Instructor Search Committee.  To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by November 14, 2016. Applications will continue to be accepted and review will continue until positions are filled. 

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Youth Mental Health Treatment, University of Miami (posted 10/20/16)

We are actively seeking a postdoctoral clinician-scholar to meaningfully contribute to our ongoing youth services and clinical research investigations for a two-year fellowship to begin in Summer 2017. The postdoctoral fellow will primarily be working on an NIMH-funded effectiveness research project in local community mental health clinics and at the Child and Adolescent Mood and Anxiety Treatment (CAMAT) Program in the Department of Psychology at the University of Miami. Both Drs. Amanda Jensen-Doss and Jill Ehrenreich-May will supervise the postdoctoral fellow.
 
Through the NIMH-funded study, this postdoctoral fellow will contribute primarily to effectiveness research on the Unified Protocol for the Treatment of Emotional Disorders in Adolescents and on a measurement feedback system, providing assessments of youth and clinical consultation in community mental health clinics. This individual will also conduct evidence-based assessment and treatment services to youths and their families experiencing primary anxiety and depressive disorders and assist faculty in providing clinical and research supervision to doctoral, undergraduate and post baccalaureate students. Given the nature of the population in Miami, Spanish language skills (sufficient for semi-structured interviewing and basic conversation) are preferred, but not required. As postdoctoral fellow, opportunities exist for publications and overall experience with the conduct of clinical trials. The postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to accrue hours toward licensure. Competitive salary and benefits will be provided.
 
Candidates for this postdoctoral fellowship must have a completed Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or provide documentation that they are on track to complete all doctoral requirements for the Ph.D./Psy.D. prior to the fellowship start date. Significant prior experience in the assessment and treatment of youth with internalizing conditions and/or experience conducting effectiveness or implementation research is preferred. We are open to considering both those with an interest in a primarily research-oriented career in clinical science and those with a primarily clinical interest in the population.
 
Please send your CV and a cover letter summarizing your interest in this position to Dr. Jill Ehrenreich-May at j.ehrenreich@miami.edu. Please direct questions to Dr. Ehrenreich-May or Dr. Jensen-Doss at ajensendoss@miami.edu.
 
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Research Assistant Position, Child Health Lab, University of Miami (posted 9/30/16)

The Child Health Lab at the University of Miami is looking to hire a new research assistant. Our lab is headed by Dr. Alexandra Quittner and the research focuses on health-related quality of life, measure development, barriers to treatment adherence, family factors that affect treatment outcomes, the effects of anesthesia on developing brains, and child development after cochlear implantation. We primarily work with children, adolescents, and adults who have rare diseases (e.g., cystic fibrosis, primary ciliary dyskinesia) and children who are deaf. More information about our lab can be found here: www.quittnerlab.com. We are looking for someone with research experience who can make a two year commitment and is interested in attending graduate school in the future. This is a wonderful opportunity to gain research experience across illness groups! Please have any interested applicants contact us at childhealthlab@psy.miami.edu. Below is the job posting on the University of Miami website. 
 

Assistant/Associate Professor, University of Florida Center for AIDS/HIV Research, Education and Services (UFCARES), Jacksonville (posted 6/16/16)

The University of Florida Center for AIDS/HIV Research, Education and Services (UFCARES) at the University of Florida, College of Medicine – Jacksonville, is announcing the availability of an up to full-time faculty position for a Clinical Psychologist (# 00028910). UFCARES is the only comprehensive, multidisciplinary center for HIV care. The Clinical Psychologist will provide psychological services to an HIV/AIDS population. In addition, the Clinical Psychologist will have the opportunity to provide psychological services to youth and adults not affected by HIV who are referred by other hospital clinics and the community.
 
This appointment will be at the non-tenure accruing level of Assistant/Associate Professor. Major responsibilities will include coordinating psychological services and providing outpatient consultation and screening services to adults, adolescents, and children, provision of individual, group and family psychotherapy, and facilitating program development. In addition, the Clinical Psychologist will be responsible for conducting cognitive and developmental testing with infants and children as part of an ongoing NIH funded research studies. 
 
The ideal candidate for this position is expected to: (a) possess a doctoral degree in clinical psychology with an expertise in child/adolescent, pediatric or health psychology; (b)must have completed an APA-accredited internship and have experience working in a medical setting; (c) have a strong background working with chronic illness, providing consultation liaison services and working with high-risk and underserved populations is preferred; (d) experience conducting assessments with infants and toddlers is desirable, although that is not a requirement for the position.
 
Applications will continue to be received until the position is filled. The search committee will begin to review applications on March 29, 2016. Rank is commensurate with experience and salary is negotiable.
 
To view the job posting online and submit an application packet, which includes a curriculum vitae, letter in interest, and contact information for three references, go to http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/listing/  and search by Job# 496576
 
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Please review our website at www.hscj.ufl.edu/pediatrics.

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSOR, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF CLINICAL AND HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY, GAINESVILLE (posted 5/16/16)

The Department of Clinical and Health Psychology within the College of Public Health and Health Professions invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank in the area of clinical child or pediatric psychology. The ideal candidate for this position is expected to: (a) have a doctoral degree in psychology; (b) display a strong record of scientific and scholarly achievements relative to other professionals at their current professional rank; (c) have active interest and skills in building a collaborative research program within a dynamic, interprofessional, academic health center environment; (d) possess competency in providing research mentorship and education within a Scientist-Practitioner graduate training program; (e) be licensed or license-eligible in the state of Florida. The ideal candidate will have a history of extramural research funding, although that is not a requirement for the position. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month position, with an open start date.
 
The Department of Clinical and Health Psychology (http://chp.phhp.ufl.edu/) is a unique, freestanding academic clinical psychology program with 25 core faculty, over 80 doctoral students, and two APA accredited programs: a doctoral program in clinical psychology and a clinical internship in professional psychology. The Department has a 50-year history of providing APA-accredited doctoral and internship training in clinical psychology and advanced specialty-specific training in four content areas: Child/Pediatric Psychology; Health Psychology; Neuropsychology, Neurorehabilitation and Clinical Neuroscience; and Emotion Neuroscience. The doctoral program has been ranked in the 93rd percentile by the National Research Council’s data-based ranking system.
 
UF is a comprehensive Research I institution that includes a wide range of academic departments and programs (www.ufl.edu). The College of Public Health and Health Professions (www.phhp.ufl.edu) is part of the University’s Health Science Center. The UF Health Science Center (https://ufhealth.org/about-us) is the country’s only academic health center with six health-related colleges located on a single, contiguous campus. They include the colleges of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions, and Veterinary Medicine. The Health Science Center generates more than half of UF’s total research awards. The UF Health Science Center is closely affiliated with UF Health, part of the University of Florida Health System. Within the healthcare system are an 850 bed teaching hospital, an 81-bed psychiatric hospital, a 40 bed outpatient rehabilitation facility, and numerous outpatient and specialty clinics including a Psychology Clinic run by the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology.
 
To view the job posting online and submit an application packet, which includes a CV, letter of interest, and contact information for three references, go to http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/listing/ and search by Job# 493659. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
 
The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392- 2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

Psychology Post-Doctoral Resident, Beacon Pediatric Behavioral Health, Jacksonville (posted 5/7/16)                                                                  

 
About Us:
 
If you have the passion to make a difference in others’ lives and the desire to learn and grow in a team environment, then this is the job for you!  Beacon Pediatric Behavioral Health is a rapidly growing multidisciplinary clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. We provide mental health therapy, diagnostic psychological evaluations, and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) treatment to children, adolescents, and their families.  We specialize in providing services to children with behavior difficulties, including disruptive behavioral disorder diagnoses, Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), as well as Autism Spectrum Disorders, anxiety, depressive symptoms, adjustment problems, and/or learning difficulties. Our clinic emphasizes a primarily Behavioral and/or Cognitive Behavioral approach to treatment, with a focus not only upon managing one’s emotions, but also identifying and altering the environmental variables that motivate and maintain behavior. Families and schools are often an integral part of the work that we do with our clients. Residents here often work within a team of professionals including psychologists, counselors, and behavior analysts, as well as other allied health professionals--psychiatrists, occupational therapists, and speech therapists.  We are the only facility in Northeast Florida with staff that carry multiple concurrent licensures and certifications in the areas of clinical psychology, school psychology, and behavior analysis, and several of our staff members are at the forefront in the field of ABA and Psychology, serving as faculty at the local university!  We constantly learn from one another and have a professional, yet relaxed atmosphere of mutual respect and collaboration.  Our mission at Beacon Pediatric Behavioral Health is to be the guiding light for children and families in need—to provide direction, support, and solutions.  We believe that every individual brings a special spark to this world and our goal is to make that light shine… 
 
Responsibilities/ Training Opportunities:
 
The Post-Doctoral Resident will engage in activities related to 3 main areas—assessment, therapy, and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).  Specifically, the Post-Doctoral Resident will engage in the following activities and training opportunities:
  • Conduct psychological and psychoeducational assessment (development, IQ, achievement, behavior, etc.)
  • Engage clients in individual or family therapy, utilizing behavioral, cognitive behavioral, and/or systems theory approaches
  • Provide training in behavior modification to parents, teachers, and other relevant caregivers in the child’s life.
  • Following training, provide direct ABA therapy to children with Autism and other developmental disorders in the clinic, home, school, and community settings (under the supervision of a BCBA and psychologist).
  • Coordinate, organize, develop, and lead group therapy sessions
  • Consult with various professionals in the community, including physicians, psychiatrists, speech therapists and occupational therapists
  • Attend multidisciplinary team meetings at schools and collaborate with educational staff
  • Supervise psychology practicum students and interns
  • Provide community workshops, trainings, and presentations as opportunities arise
Qualifications:
  • Applicants must obtain their PhD or PsyD in Clinical, Counseling, Health, or School Psychology from an APA accredited program and complete their internship prior to the start date.
  • Some experience with autism, developmental disabilities, and/or clients with challenging behaviors is required.
  • Assessment experience with children is required. Assessment experience should include developmental, psychological/diagnostic, and/or psychoeducational testing. Experience with the ADOS (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule) is preferred but not required.
  • Treatment experience should include Behavioral Therapy and/or Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
  • Experience in ABA is preferred, but not required. 
  • Must be able to pass a Criminal History Background Check (CHBC).
Pay/Benefits:
 
Because we understand that everyone has different needs, we offer flexibility in pay-structure—options include static salary (commensurate with other post-doctoral residency positions) or percentage-based compensation—you choose!  The Post-Doctoral Residency is a full-time, 12-month position; however individuals interested in a part time, extended length Post-Doctoral Residency will be considered as well.  For either scenario, the Post-Doctoral Resident will be able to accrue the number of hours of experience and supervision that is required towards licensure in Psychology.  Additionally, the Post-Doctoral Resident will be provided the opportunity to become trained and certified as a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) during the residency.
 
Application process:
 
For immediate consideration please submit the following to Dr. Adrienne DeSantis at DeSantis@beaconpediatric.com or via fax at (904) 900-7732:
 
(1)  Cover letter
(2)  Current CV/Vita
(3)  One letter of recommendation from a supervisor at your internship site or current position
(4)  A de-identified report/assessment sample that represents your work (preferably a developmental and/or psychoeducational evaluation)
(5)  A de-identified treatment plan or treatment summary document that reflects your preferred method of therapy.
 
Please write “POST DOCTORAL RESIDENCY POSITION” in the subject line when sending the information.

Faculty Position, Department of Psychology, Jackson Health System, Miami (posted 1/4/16)

CHILD CLINICAL/ PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGIST –The Department of Psychology at Jackson Health System is seeking a child clinical/ pediatric psychologist for a full-time position providing outpatient and inpatient behavioral health services through the Child and Adolescent Center (CAC), Pediatric Behavioral Medicine Track, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatric inpatient unit.  Specific clinical services include approximately 60% time in CAC conducting diagnostic assessments and follow-up management of patients and their families to include psychological testing, and individual, group and family therapy.  The CAC offers outpatient psychological and psychiatric treatment to children and adolescents ages 3-21 presenting with a wide variety of childhood disorders, and coming from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.  Approximately 40% of the psychologist’s time will be spent conducting inpatient consultations to pediatric patients (ages 2-22) housed at Holtz Children’s Hospital and in clinical consultation with multidisciplinary teams.  Typical consult questions include adjustment to new or chronic medical illness, preparation for medical procedures/surgery, end stage organ disease, conducting solid organ pre-transplant evaluations, burns, trauma, end of life issues, eating disorders, psychosomatic concerns, pain management, anxiety, depression, poor adherence to medical and psychiatric treatment, conducting safety assessments, and multidisciplinary collaboration with medical teams.
 
Support for applied research with children and families impacted by behavioral health and/or medical illness and collaborative efforts with other healthcare specialists will be provided.  Supervision and training for psychology pre-doctoral interns and post-doctoral fellows is also expected within both the CAC and Pediatric Behavioral Medicine tracks.  Specific training in child psychology outpatient therapy treatment models, psychiatric inpatient experience, and pediatric psychology consultation/liaison service delivery are required.  The successful candidate must work well with teams, have experience and primary interest in working with children, adolescents and families, be able to manage complex cases and varied responsibilities effectively and efficiently, and be comfortable working with a multicultural population.  Ideally, the candidate will also have experience with program development and evaluation, and have an interest in designing and implementing evidence-based child programming within outpatient services to fit the needs of our clients, families and community.  The applicant should possess a Florida health service provider license in psychology prior to assuming the position.  Graduates of APA/CPA-approved doctoral programs and internships are preferred. 
 
Qualified applicants must apply online at the Jackson Health System Career Development website at http://www.jacksonhealth.org/careers-development.asp
 
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  If you have any questions, you can email Thomas Robertson, Psy.D. (Trobertson@jhsmiami.org).  
 
Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We place a strong emphasis on the values of equality and diversity.