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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Integrated Behavioral Pediatric Psychology - 2017-2018 Academic Year, Munroe-Meyer Institute, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha (posted 10/26/16)

The Munroe-Meyer Institute at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska invites applicants for its Postdoctoral Fellowship in Integrated Behavioral Pediatric Psychology beginning as early as July 2017, with August and September start dates available.

Applications received by December 15 will be given priority and interviews will be offered starting January 2017.   
 
Outpatient Integrated Behavioral Pediatric Psychology in Primary Care (5 positions)
  • These positions provide opportunity for a primarily clinical fellowship with both intervention and assessment experience within an integrated primary care setting. Fellows will work in pediatric or family medicine primary care clinics with opportunities to interact and consult with nurses, residents and physicians. Our primary care clinics reach underserved and rural locations, as well as urban, suburban and metropolitan areas of Nebraska. Some clinical assignments may involve travel. 
  • Intervention opportunities include individual, family and group therapy using evidence-based treatment modalities to address a variety of internalizing and externalizing concerns. Additionally, opportunities for consultation with physicians, medical staff, as well as school and community personnel will be expected. Psychological evaluation techniques may include cognitive measures, structured interviews and observations, social/emotional evaluations, as well as opportunities to complete comprehensive evaluations for developmental concerns including autism spectrum disorders and/or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorders. 
  • Minor rotations may include additional assessment and clinical roles in settings providing services to adults with DD in group homes, providing psychological evaluation services for youth entering the juvenile justice system and providing evaluations for special education services through the local public school system. 
  • The post docs in this position will also spend a portion of their time participating in research related to integrated primary care with possible opportunities for presentations at regional and national conferences as well as publication. Participation in student supervision and training activities may also be available. Post-doctoral experience can be extended to two years if desirable.
Requirements
Preference is given to applicants who have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA-Accredited doctoral program and have completed an internship from an APA-accredited program, with degree requirements met by the first day of fellowship. Post docs must have a driver’s license and the ability to travel to outreach clinical sites from 5 to 180 miles on a regular basis.   Additionally, applicants must be eligible for a licensed mental health practitioner credential within the state of Nebraska to obtain an LMHP by the start date of fellowship (http://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Documents/brochure.pdf
 
Applicants willing to train in or with goals of living and providing psychological services in underserved/rural areas in Nebraska will receive special consideration  
 
Materials required will include: 
1.     Cover letter, describing the following: 
·       Statement of interest and fit with position
·       Anticipated date of degree conferral
·       Anticipated number of direct post-masters clinical hours (as of May 1st, or 2 months prior to anticipated start date) (direct hours include interviewing, therapy, case conferences, behavioral observations and management, evaluations, treatment planning, testing, consultations, and biofeedback)
·       Names of recommenders who will be sending letters
2.     Curriculum vitae (CV)
3.     Three letters of recommendation (sent directly from referees)
 
Additional Information: 
Munroe-Meyer Institute: http://www.unmc.edu/mmi/
 
Please send all application material via email to: 
Lindsay Booker, PhD 
lindsay.booker@unmc.edu
and
Cassie Reeve, PhD
cassie.reeve@unmc.edu