Child Psychologist Position at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis, MO
Child/Pediatric Psychologist, Kansas City Center for Anxiety Treatment, P.A. (KCCAT) (posted 2/14/17)
IES Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Education, School, & Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri, Columbia (posted 12/9/16)
Clinical Child/Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowships for 2017-2018, Children's Mercy Kansas City (posted 10/22/16, deadline 12/9/16)
- Eating Disorders emphasis: This fellowship opportunity focuses on a year-long experience within the Eating Disorders Center providing evaluation and treatment to children and adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder, and Binge Eating Disorder. Common psychiatric co-morbidities include anxiety disorders, depression, substance use/abuse, and characteristics consistent with Borderline Personality Disorder are also addressed. Treatment modalities include utilization of a multidisciplinary, family-centered approach to address the complex medical, psychological, and nutritional issues that contribute to an eating disorder. Other modes of treatment involve family therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, acceptance and commitment therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and mindfulness. The training experience also offers possible minor rotations in feeding disorders, weight management, general clinical child assessment and treatment, and/or other area of professional interest. This area of interest, while at the discretion and availability of the supervising faculty, should complement an integrated, cohesive plan for the fellow’s overall training and career goals. This fellowship experience might include opportunities to participate in program development and/or research activities.
- Behavioral Pediatrics emphasis: This fellowship opportunity focuses on a year-long experience providing empirically-supported or validated treatment, including functional behavioral assessment and behavior therapy interventions. A variety of common behavior problems are addressed, including general child management, sleep, and school problems. The fellow is provided multiple opportunities to see how families originally present; to use advanced clinical behavioral assessment strategies to identify the needs of each child and his or her family; to communicate test results and their interpretation to parents and professionals; to observe the child alone and interacting with his or her parents; to conduct the clinical interview; and to provide brief therapeutic interventions. The training experience offers possible minor rotations in the ADHD Specialty Clinic (including the ADHD Summer Treatment Program), Parent Child-Interaction Therapy, Special Needs/Autism Clinics, elimination disorders, feeding disorders, sleep, general clinical child assessment and treatment, and/or other area of professional interest. This area of interest, while at the discretion and availability of the supervising faculty, should complement an integrated, cohesive plan for the fellow’s overall training and career goals. This fellowship experience might include opportunities to participate in research activities.
- Pediatric Psychology emphasis: This fellowship provides opportunities in consultation/liaison service, pain management, organ failure and transplant, neurodevelopmental assessment of cardiac patients, weight management, and/or hematology/oncology clinics. During the Consultation/Liaison experience, fellow will learn advanced skills in working with physicians and other allied health care professionals in evaluating and treating the psychological concerns surrounding hospitalized patients. Psychological issues addressed during this experience include child and family adjustment to hospitalization and serious illness, adjustment to chronic health conditions, acute and chronic pain management, neuropsychological sequelae of head injury, medical adherence, traumatic injury, feeding disorders, and bereavement. The medical problems of the patients for whom the consultations are requested are quite diverse and include cancer, sickle cell disease, cystic fibrosis, end stage renal disease, traumatic injuries, GI disorders, and failure-to-thrive. Patients will be selected to ensure that the fellow is able to evaluate and provide therapeutic interventions to children or adolescents with varied learning and/or emotional/behavioral concerns in the context of co-morbid medical conditions. These may include attention problems, disruptive behavior, anxiety, depression, autism spectrum disorder, learning problems, developmental delay and associated behavioral concerns, feeding problems, and elimination disorders. Specialized areas of interest pursued by the fellow, while at the discretion and availability of the supervising faculty, should complement an integrated, cohesive plan for the fellow’s overall training and career goals. This fellowship experience might include opportunities to participate in research activities.
Pediatric Psychologist Position, Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, St. Louis (posted 8/27/16)
Child Psychologist Position, Developmental Center, SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, St. Louis (posted 7/7/16)
Full-time Psychologist Position, Eating Disorders Center, Children’s Mercy, Kansas City (posted 6/24/16)
The Division of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences is seeking an experienced, full-time Psychologist to join our dynamic, cohesive multidisciplinary team in the rapidly growing Eating Disorders Center (EDC) at Children’s Mercy, Kansas City (CM-KC). The EDC is comprised of a team of 14 providers specializing in the medical, psychological, and nutritional treatment of patients with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, avoidant-restrictive food intake disorder, and related disorders. The EDC is committed to providing excellent integrated outpatient care to children/teens with eating disorders and their families. Clinical Care is offered through two outpatient treatment tracks in the EDC: Family–oriented Multidisciplinary Team Treatment, and formalized Family-Based Treatment (Maudsley approach); as well as inpatient medical stabilization at Children’s Mercy- Kansas Hospital. The EDC psychologists are also active in collaborative research, and provide training and supervision through the APA-accredited Psychology Internship and APPIC Fellowship, as well as training medical Residents and Fellows through academic appointments through the University of Missouri- Kansas City (UMKC). This position offers the opportunity to participate in program development related to treating Binge Eating Disorder, and developing Intensive Outpatient treatment programming.
Primary responsibilities include:
- Evaluate and children/adolescents with eating disorders and their families in an outpatient setting
- Actively collaborate to provide integrated psychological care as a member of the EDC multidisciplinary team
- Assist in further developing programs and implementing empirically-based treatment modalities such as CBT, DBT, FBT, and ACT
- Serve as a consultant to CM KC medical staff and community providers
- Participate in CM-KC Medical staff and UMKC School of medicine committees and service.
Applicants must have:
- A PhD in child clinical psychology or clinical psychology
- Completed an APA-accredited internship
- Completed a Post-doctoral Fellowship focused in clinical child psychology, pediatric eating disorders, or other relevant area.
- Expertise in providing evidence-based treatment for eating disorders: (e.g. CBT, FBT, DBT, ACT.) is highly desirable.
- Experience in working with families with significant psychosocial stressors.
- License eligible in the States of Missouri and Kansas
- Certification by the American Board of Professional Psychology within 5 years of employment
Academic appointments (non- tenure track) are awarded through the UMKC School of Medicine EOE/AAP.
A letter of application detailing relevant experience and current curriculum vitae should be sent to:
Lynne Covitz, Ph.D., ABPP, Chief, Section of Psychology
Division of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences
2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108
The position includes a competitive salary and benefits package. The Division of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences at Children’s Mercy offers a desirable and collegial work environment with an excellent quality of life.
Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, 354-bed pediatric health system, serving half a million patients each year from across the country. Children’s Mercy has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” and received Magnet® recognition three times for excellence in nursing services. In affiliation with the University of Missouri-Kansas City, our faculty of nearly 600 pediatric subspecialists and researchers is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatric subspecialists. And, our leadership in pediatric genomic medicine and clinical pharmacology is driving research and innovation in heart care, neonatology, hematology/oncology and other subspecialties to transform outcomes for children here and around the world.
Kansas City is located in the heart of America. It has small-town friendliness, with big-city dining, a variety of entertainment options, incredible jazz, professional sports, world-renowned museums, great shopping and more fountains than any city in the world, other than Rome. The metropolitan area of more than 2 million people has some of the best public school districts in the nation.
Clinical Child Psychologist Position, Children’s Mercy Kansas City (posted 5/9/16)
Assistant Clinical Professor and Executive Director of Family Access Center, UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, Columbia (posted 1/27/16)
- Hire and supervise 6 licensed mental health direct service providers;
- Manage and maintain the development of the FACE facility and all client records in a secure manner;
- Develop a strengths-based, youth-centered and family focused wraparound service system;
- Report monthly on relevant FACE operations to a 12 person oversight board;
- Submit timely reports to the Boone County Social Services quality assurance monitoring system;
- Manage an annual budget and support MU faculty efforts to obtain third party funding to support existing and new operations and research of FACE operations;
- Facilitate the development of an online, integrated information management system to assess and track progress of all FACE clientele;
- Collaborate with MU research consultants in the School of Social Work, Department of Educational, Counseling and School Psychology, and Department of Psychological Sciences to ensure all FACE activities are scientifically based;
- Facilitate and abide by the development of Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) between FACE, community agencies and service providers, and city and county government offices to improve the coordination of services for all FACE clientele.
- A PhD in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related field;
- Prior experience in supervising clinical staff and managing budgets and facilities where behavioral and mental health services are provided to high risk populations;
- Licensed mental health professional.
- Experience supervising clinical staff and managing budgets and facilities where behavioral and mental health services are provided to high risk populations.
- Training, experience, and skills in engagement, assessment, providing scientifically supported treatments to youth and family systems, progress monitoring, and evaluation of effective services at the person, family, and program levels;
- Experience in providing direct clinical services for youth and families of youth with mental health concerns;
- Understanding and/or experience of policies and procedures embedded within social systems commonly encountered by youth and families (i.e., juvenile justice, law enforcement, foster care, department of social services, department of mental health, etc.), and a strong understanding of the research and program evaluation cycle;
- Ability to coordinate clinical services and provide clinical supervision to staff and graduate students;
- Ability to provide service to the program, department, college, and the profession; and
- Communication, leadership, organizational and management skills.
This position provides an opportunity to work at a world-class research university in a beautiful and diverse setting that offers a high quality of life. There are numerous opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts and Columbia has been recognized as a bike-friendly community. Both Kansas City and St. Louis are within a 90-minute drive offering the shopping and cultural opportunities of major metropolitan areas. Columbia has a very high quality public school system and provides many opportunities for art, culture and music enthusiasts.