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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Private Practice - Dallas, TX (Posted 9/8/2017)


Position Description
This two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Private Practice is intended to provide the postdoctoral fellow with a coordinated opportunity for direct clinical service (intake assessment, treatment planning, intervention), regular professional supervision, and ongoing professional development activities (both designated and self-directed).  The postdoctoral fellow will receive clinical opportunities and supervision enabling him/her to gain expertise in practicing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) with children and adolescents with Anxiety Disorders.  Additionally, the postdoctoral fellow will receive comprehensive instruction/supervision in individual therapy for mood and behavioral disorders, and in Parent Consultation for concerns related to various emotional and behavioral difficulties.

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

Start date
August/September 2018 (exact date to be negotiated).


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


Application Process

Materials for Submission:
Please remit all below materials by December 15, 2017 via e-mail to admin@therapydallas.com:
•    Cover Letter
•    Curriculum Vitae
•    Official Transcript from Graduate Program
•    2 Letters of Recommendation from clinicians well-acquainted with your graduate training, clinical work, and professional interests

Formal Interview:
Upon review of the above-listed application materials, Dr. Ohlenforst may invite you to schedule one or more formal interview(s). In the event you receive an interview, our office will contact you to discuss scheduling options.


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

Internship,  Post-doctoral residents, or Provisionally licensed psychologist (posted 4/11/17)


Lakewood Wellness Partners is accepting applications for internship,  post-doctoral residents, or provisionally licensed psychologist who are seeking a licensed psychologist position and who want to work in private practice and live in Dallas, long-term. For more information please visit  www.lakewoodwellnesspartners.com or contact Dr. Katherine Pang at kpang@lakewoodwellnesspartners.com

Psychologist for the Adolescent Suicide Prevention Program, Children's Health, Dallas

 
The Department of Psychiatry at Children’s Medical Center Dallas (CMC) invites applications for a full-time psychologist position to provide clinical services, supervision of trainees, research, and program development for the hospital’s Suicide Prevention and Resilience at Children’s (SPARC) Program, and intensive outpatient program for suicidal youth. 
 
As a member of the SPARC team, the psychologist will evaluate and provide intervention services to patients who receive their care in this program at CMC.  The psychologist plays an integral role as a team member, providing diagnostic evaluation, individual, family, and group therapy, and working with a multidisciplinary team of child psychiatrists, licensed professional counselors, nurses, art and recreational therapists. An important responsibility of the position will be collaboration with the team on program development, including  clinical research. Supervision of psychologists in training at the predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship levels is also a part of the position.   
 
The position is eligible for a faculty appointment in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center. 
 
Applicants should be Ph.D. or Psy.D. graduates of an APA-accredited program and internship in psychology and have passed the EPPP at a level that qualifies for license in Texas.  They must be provisionally or fully licensed in Texas by the start date. Candidates must have extensive previous training and experience in pediatric eating disorders.  Evidence of research skills and productivity will be an advantage. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Minority and/or bilingual applicants are particularly encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should email a letter of interest with curriculum vitae to:
 
Sunita M. Stewart, Ph.D., Director of Psychological Services, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas. Email: sunita.stewart@utsouthwestern.edu. 
                
Children’s Health is private, not-for-profit, and is one of the largest pediatric healthcare providers in the nation. As the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Children’s is the only academic hospital in North Texas dedicated exclusively to the comprehensive care of children from birth to age 18. Both U.S.News & World Report and Child magazine have named Children's as one of the nation's top pediatric providers.
 
http://www.childrens.com/specialties/template.cfm?groupid=116&pageid=593 
 
 
(posted 3/16/17)

Children's Health Dallas: Full Time Psychologist Position in Suicide Prevention Program

The Department of Psychiatry at Children’s Medical Center Dallas (CMC) invites applications for a full-time psychologist position to provide clinical services, supervision of trainees, research, and program development for the hospital’s Suicide Prevention and Resilience at Children’s (SPARC) Program, and intensive outpatient program for suicidal youth.
 
As a member of the SPARC team, the psychologist will evaluate and provide intervention services to patients who receive their care in this program at CMC.  The psychologist plays an integral role as a team member, providing diagnostic evaluation, individual, family, and group therapy, and working with a multidisciplinary team of child psychiatrists, licensed professional counselors, nurses, art and recreational therapists. An important responsibility of the position will be collaboration with the team on program development, including  clinical research. Supervision of psychologists in training at the predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship levels is also a part of the position.  
 
The position is eligible for a faculty appointment in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
 
Applicants should be Ph.D. or Psy.D. graduates of an APA-accredited program and internship in psychology and have passed the EPPP at a level that qualifies for license in Texas.  They must be provisionally or fully licensed in Texas by the start date. Candidates must have extensive previous training and experience in pediatric eating disorders.  Evidence of research skills and productivity will be an advantage. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Minority and/or bilingual applicants are particularly encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should email a letter of interest with curriculum vitae to:
 
Sunita M. Stewart, Ph.D., Chief Psychologist, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas. Email: sunita.stewart@utsouthwestern.edu.
                
Children’s Health is private, not-for-profit, and is one of the largest pediatric healthcare providers in the nation. As the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Children’s is the only academic hospital in North Texas dedicated exclusively to the comprehensive care of children from birth to age 18. Both U.S.News & World Report and Child magazine have named Children's as one of the nation's top pediatric providers.
 
http://www.childrens.com/specialties/template.cfm?groupid=116&pageid=593
 
(posted 3/16/17)

Staff Psychologist at Menninger Clinic (posted 1/22/2017)

 
The Menninger Clinic is seeking a staff psychologist to join our excellent team of professionals. This position will be assigned to the Adolescent Treatment Program (ATP).
 
The Staff Psychologist is responsible for applying the knowledge, skills, and perspective of clinical psychology to the services provided at The Menninger Clinic including, but not limited to, assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, education, training, supervision, research, and administration.
 
Requirements
 
Doctorate degree in clinical our counseling psychology; two years of post-doctoral training or equivalent experience in clinical psychology; licensed by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists; demonstrated skill in clinical work; a thorough grounding in diagnostic evaluation and intensive individual psychotherapy; familiarity with a wide range of assessment and treatment modalities; ability to work effectively with interdisciplinary teams; commitment to education and research; two years of demonstrated assignments in a multidisciplinary team treatment setting; and current CPR certification.
 
About The Menninger Clinic
 
One of the nation's leading inpatient psychiatric hospitals, we are dedicated to treating individuals with complex mental illness, including severe mood, personality, anxiety and addictive disorders. We are equally committed to teaching future mental health professionals and advancing mental healthcare through research. Among the top 10 hospitals for psychiatry on the U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals list every year since 1991. 
 
Contact: Brian Kirk, Human Resources at bkirk@menninger.edu 

Deadline extended for two positions: Postdoctoral Fellowship at Children's Health/Children's Medical Center, Dallas, TX (posted 1/12/17)

**UPDATE 1/8/17: Application deadline extended for the suicide/depression and eating disorders positions - please see below and the attached ad. Please direct questions or requests for more information to celia.heppner@childrens.com. 

 
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Child Psychology
2017-2018 Academic Year
 
The Center for Pediatric Psychiatry at Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center in Dallas, Texas is accepting additional applications for two positions within its APA-accredited Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Child Psychology beginning August 21, 2017.  The new application deadline for these two positions will be midnight CST, January 20th, 2017.
 
We are still accepting applications for two positions, each within one area of specialization:
 
Outpatient Psychology Concentration - Suicide/depression position (1 position)
·        This position offers the opportunity to train with leading experts in suicide and depression of children and adolescents
·        The postdoctoral fellowship will focus on evaluation and evidence based treatment of suicidality and depression in adolescents. Experience will span the full spectrum of psychiatric care including inpatient, intensive outpatient, and outpatient levels. 
·        The postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to train in various evidence based interventions, including group therapy, individual/family therapy, and multifamily therapy.
 
 
Eating Disorders Concentration (1 position)
·        Evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, atypical anorexia, and avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder.
·        Individual, family, and group therapy; psychological assessment; behavioral programs & parent education within a multidisciplinary treatment approach.
·        Experiences span the full continuum of care (Inpatient, Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient).
·        The postdoc in this position will work primarily at the campus in Plano, TX.
 
Requirements:
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA-accredited doctoral program and must have completed an internship from an APA-accredited program, with degree requirements met AND degree conferred by the first day of fellowship.
 
 
Materials required will include:
Cover letter, describing the following:
·        Concentration area and position of interest (each applicant may apply for only one concentration or position)
·        Statement of interest and fit with the position
·        Accreditation status of graduate and internship programs
·        Anticipated date of degree conferral
·        Names of recommenders who will be sending letters
Curriculum vitae (CV)
Three letters of recommendation
Degree conferral attestation form, signed by applicant and advisor (available on program website)
 
 
Requirements:
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA-accredited doctoral program and must have completed an internship from an APA-accredited program, with degree requirements met AND degree conferred by the first day of fellowship.
 
Application process:
Applications for both positions will be accepted via email through the new deadline:
-        Please send materials for the suicide/depression position as attachments to Betsy Kennard, PsyD at beth.kennard@childrens.com.
-        Please send materials for the eating disorders position as attachments to celia.heppner@childrens.com.
 
Additional Information:
Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center:  www.childrens.com 
Program website: https://www.childrens.com/for-healthcare-professionals/education-training/fellowship-programs/psychology-and-psychiatry-fellowships/clinical-child-psychology-postdoctoral-fellowship

Psychologist position, Austin Psychology & Assessment Center, Austin, TX (posted 1/5/2017)

The Austin Psychology & Assessment Center (or ApaCenter - www.ApaCenter.com) has an opening for a part-time psychologist with a possibility of this growing into a full-time contract position. We are a thriving private practice and have been serving the Austin community since 2007. We have one office in SW Austin and are opening a second office in Westlake off of Addie Roy Rd. and Bee Cave Rd. This contract position will be for our Westlake office. Primary responsibilities include providing therapy and consultation services with a focus on therapy for children and adolescents. However, there will be opportunities to provide therapy for adults as well. Special expertise in areas such as parent training, family therapy, autism spectrum disorders, and/or ADHD interventions would be beneficial. There might be opportunities to provide assessments, which would primarily be for school-aged kids. There is a strong likelihood that this will grow to a full-time position, but flexibility in the ramp-up time is necessary. You will have the opportunity to participate in monthly didactics and weekly case conferences and group supervision. Compensation is competitive. More information about our practice can be found at www.ApaCenter.com. If you are interested, please send your CV and a letter of interest to drmikebrooks@apacenter.com. I look forward to hearing from you!

Full-Time Clinical Position, Austin Anxiety and Behavioral Health Services, Austin (posted 12/27/16)

Austin Anxiety and Behavioral Health Services (AABHS) is seeking a full-time licensed psychologist or licensed clinical social worker with experience treating anxiety and mood disorders. Post-doctoral fellow candidates are also encouraged to apply. AABHS is a thriving practice with two locations in the Austin, TX area. AABHS provides individual and group therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. Primary areas of specialty include: obsessive compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, social phobia, selective mutism, phobias, panic disorder, and PTSD. AABHS offers competitive compensation, flexible schedule, specialized training opportunities, weekly case conferences, and a supportive work environment.

Ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate commitment to evidence based practices, strong cognitive behavioral therapy skills, experience working with children, adolescents and families, and ability to maintain collaborative professional relationships.

Interested applicants can learn more about our practice by visiting http://austinanxiety.com. To apply, please send letter of interest and CV to Dr. Misti Nicholson at nicholson@austinanxiety.com. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Psychologist Position, Center for Pediatric Eating Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, Children's Medical Center Dallas, Plano (posted 12/21/16)

The Department of Psychiatry at Children’s Medical Center Dallas (CMC) invites applications for a full-time psychologist position to provide clinical services, supervision of trainees, research, and program development for the hospital’s Center for Pediatric Eating Disorders located in Plano, Texas.
 
As a member of the eating disorder team, the psychologist will evaluate and provide intervention services to patients who receive their care in this service at CMC.  Patients are offered a full spectrum of care from inpatient hospitalization and partial hospitalization to day treatment, an intensive outpatient program, and outpatient treatment.  The psychologist plays an integral role as a team member, providing evaluation, testing, individual and group therapy, and working with a multidisciplinary team of child psychiatrists, family therapists, nurses, school teachers, and milieu therapists. An important responsibility of the position will be collaboration with the team to design a program of clinical research. Supervision of psychologists in training at the predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship levels is also a part of the position.
 
The position is eligible for a faculty appointment in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
 
Applicants should be Ph.D. or Psy.D. graduates of an APA-accredited program and internship in psychology and have passed the EPPP at a level that qualifies for license in Texas.  They must be provisionally or fully licensed in Texas by the start date. Candidates must have extensive previous training and experience in pediatric eating disorders.  Evidence of research skills and productivity will be an advantage. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Minority and/or bilingual applicants are particularly encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should email a letter of interest with curriculum vitae to:
 
Sunita M. Stewart, Ph.D., Director of Psychological Services, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas. Email: sunita.stewart@utsouthwestern.edu.
 
Children’s Health is private, not-for-profit, and is one of the largest pediatric healthcare providers in the nation. As the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Children’s is the only academic hospital in North Texas dedicated exclusively to the comprehensive care of children from birth to age 18. Both U.S.News & World Report and Child magazine have named Children's as one of the nation's top pediatric providers.
 

Pediatric Psychologist Position in Weight Management, Children's Health/Children's Medical Center, Dallas (posted 12/2/16)

Children’s HealthTM Children’s Medical Center (Dallas, TX) is seeking a full time pediatric health psychologist to provide clinical services, research, and program development for the hospital’s weight management program, The Center for Obesity and its Consequences in Health (COACH; 50%), as well as the Bariatric Surgical Center for Adolescents and Teenagers (50%). As a member of the COACH team, the psychologist will evaluate and provide intervention services to patients who are overweight or obese and their families. Evaluations will include clinical interviews, communication of recommendations to members of the multidisciplinary team, and consultation with other providers. Interventions will include cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior management, sleep hygiene, and general promotion of health skills and adherence to medical recommendations.  The psychologist in this position will also complete pre-surgical evaluations for adolescents being considered for bariatric surgery, assessing for surgical knowledge and motivation, behavioral aspects of weight management history, overall psychosocial functioning, and identification of potential risk and protective factors for desired post-surgical outcomes. Intervention work in bariatric surgery may include addressing risk factors and promoting adherence to lifestyle changes after surgery.
 
Additional details
This position is part of the Pediatric Health Psychology reporting structure within the department of Psychiatry, which includes other psychologists and therapists integrated into pediatric subspecialty areas. Psychology staff members have close and supportive working relationships with hospital-based physician specialists and community pediatricians. The division has a well-developed training program with an APA-accredited post-doctoral fellowship in clinical child psychology. Positions involve frequent opportunities for teaching and supervision of psychology trainees as well as medical students and pediatric residents. Although clinical and educational activities will be the primary focus of the position, research and other scholarly activity will be encouraged, and opportunities exist for collaborative research with established researchers.
 
Qualifications
Education
  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology from an APA-accredited doctoral program
  • Postdoctoral fellowship training in clinical child or pediatric health psychology
  • Internship training from an APA-accredited program in clinical child or pediatric health psychology
Licenses & certifications
  • A passing score on the EPPP at the level required for licensure by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists
  • Licensure as a Psychologist or as a Provisionally Licensed Psychologist in Texas by date of hire
Experience
  • Previous experience with children and adolescents who are overweight or obese
  • Previous clinical experience with Consult-Liaison work and various pediatric chronic illness populations is preferred
Interested applicants should email a letter of interest with curriculum vitae to:
Sunita M. Stewart, Ph.D., ABPP
Chief Psychologist
Children’s Medical Center Dallas
Sunita.Stewart@utsouthwestern.edu

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Intensive Care Psychology, Texas Child Study Center, Austin (posted 11/27/16, deadline 1/1/17)

The Texas Child Study Center, a collaboration of Dell Children’s Medical Center and the University of Texas at Austin Educational Psychology Department, is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to start in the fall of 2017.  The Center’s postdoctoral fellowship program provides advanced training in clinical services, supervision, and research in evidence-based treatment.  The fellow will have the opportunity to conduct research, teach didactic seminars based on areas of interest and/or expertise, and supervise psychology trainees at the student and/or intern level.   
 
The fellowship will focus on clinical services and research within the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), working with an interprofessional team. The clinical focus in the PICU includes supporting patients and families to ensure meaningful participation in their medical care and providing staff training and support. Fellow may also be involved in program development, and consults with other pediatric services. Supervision of the fellow will be provided by attending pediatric psychologists.  
 
Using a risk and resiliency paradigm, the research agenda will focus on identifying which patients and families are at risk for developing mental health outcomes, as well as protective factors that may mitigate the negative effects of the medical trauma.
 
Applicants must have completed all requirements of an APA-approved doctoral program in school, clinical, or counseling psychology, and an APA accredited internship program.  Each applicant is to submit a complete set of application materials.  Experience in pediatric psychology and interdisciplinary collaboration as well as strong research and program evaluation skills is required for this position.  Applicants with Spanish language abilities are encouraged to apply.  The fellowship year extends from 8/1/2017 to 7/31/2018. Fellows have appointments through the University of Texas with competitive salary and benefits.    Deadline for applications is January 1, 2017 with interviews taking place in early February. Please send all application materials electronically to: Alexandra Fisher, PhD, Director of Psychology Services for the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, at alamari-fisher@seton.org.  
 
A fully completed application set includes:
1. A letter of interest, including career goals
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Three letters of reference which can be emailed directly to Dr. Alexandra Fisher (alamari-fisher@seton.org
 
The Texas Child Study Center strongly values diversity and believes in creating an equitable, hospitable, appreciative, safe, and inclusive environment for all staff, trainees, and families. TCSC welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and believes that a diverse training environment contributes to the overall quality of the program. Applicants bilingual in English and Spanish are encouraged to apply. TCSC provides equal opportunity to all prospective applicants and does not discriminate because of a person’s race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other factor that is irrelevant to success as a psychology intern. The University of Texas is the employer for this position and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
About Texas Child Study Center
The Texas Child Study Center was created in response to the need for pediatric mental health services and training for future mental health practitioners in the Austin area.  The Center is a collaboration between Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas and The University of Texas at Austin Educational Psychology Department and all psychologists are employees of the University of Texas.  The Center is located in Central Austin, 4 miles from the Dell Children’s Medical Center. The Center provides evidence-based treatment for children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral, and developmental disabilities, ranging from adjustment difficulties to more chronic conditions including psychotic, mood, and developmental disorders. Providers collaborate with physicians at Dell Children’s Medical Center to provide psychological support to children coping with acute and chronic medical conditions.  Patients seen at the Center come from all socioeconomic strata and ethnic and racial backgrounds.  
 
About Dell Children’s Medical Center
Dell Children’s Medical Center (DCMC) is located in Austin Texas and is the only freestanding pediatric facility in the region.  DCMC is a member of Seton Family of Hospitals, has 176 beds, and serves a 46-county area.  The hospital earned the world’s first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Healthcare (LEED-HC) platinum designation from the U.S. Green Building Council.  DCMC values the healing power of the environment and includes a large collection of art, a three-acre multi-level Healing Garden, and several courtyards and gardens that represent eco-systems in the Central Texas Region. The mission of Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas is to improve the quality of life and health of children through family centered and family oriented care, regardless of the family’s ability to pay for care. Central to this mission is developing partnerships with other organizations that share the mission and vision, and providing educational activities that are synergistic with provision of care and meeting community needs.

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Psychology, Texas Child Study Center, Austin (posted 11/27/16, deadline 1/1/17)

The Texas Child Study Center, a collaboration of Dell Children’s Medical Center and the University of Texas at Austin Educational Psychology Department, is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to start in the Fall of 2017.  The Center’s postdoctoral fellowship program provides advanced training in clinical services, supervision, and research in evidence-based treatment.  The fellow will have the opportunity to conduct research, teach didactic seminars based on areas of interest and/or expertise, and supervise psychology trainees at the student and/or intern level.   
 
The fellowship will focus on services within the Chronic Disease Program, working with an interprofessional team to assess and treat a range of psychiatric conditions as well as prevent and treat medical non-adherence.  Clinical services will be provided at the inpatient and outpatient level and across a wide range of disease categories (e.g., Cystic Fibrosis, Endocrinology). The fellowship will include program development and staff training/support.  Supervision of the fellow will be provided by a licensed psychologist with advanced training in CBT.  
 
Applicants must have completed all requirements of an APA-approved doctoral program in school, clinical, or counseling psychology, and an APA accredited internship program.  Each applicant is to submit a complete set of application materials.  Experience in pediatric psychology and interdisciplinary collaboration as well as strong research and program evaluation skills is required for this position.  Applicants with Spanish language abilities are encouraged to apply.  The fellowship year extends from 8/1/2017 to 7/31/2018.  Fellows have appointments through the University of Texas with competitive salary and benefits.  Deadline for applications is January 1, 2017 with interviews taking place in early and mid-Feb.  Please send all application materials electronically: Samantha Miller, PhD, Director of Behavioral Medicine for the Chronic Disease Program, smiller2@seton.org

A fully completed application set includes:
1. A letter of interest, including career goals
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Three letters of reference which can be emailed directly to Dr. Samantha Miller, PhD (smiller2@seton.org)

The Texas Child Study Center strongly values diversity and believes in creating an equitable, hospitable, appreciative, safe, and inclusive environment for all staff, trainees, and families. TCSC welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and believes that a diverse training environment contributes to the overall quality of the program. Applicants bilingual in English and Spanish are encouraged to apply. TCSC provides equal opportunity to all prospective applicants and does not discriminate because of a person’s race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other factor that is irrelevant to success as a psychology intern. The University of Texas is the employer for this position and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
About Texas Child Study Center
The Texas Child Study Center was created in response to the need for pediatric mental health services and training for future mental health practitioners in the Austin area.  The Center is a collaboration between Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas and The University of Texas at Austin Educational Psychology Department and all psychologists are employees of the University of Texas.  The Center is located in Central Austin, 4 miles from the Dell Children’s Medical Center. The Center provides evidence-based treatment for children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral, and developmental disabilities, ranging from adjustment difficulties to more chronic conditions including psychotic, mood, and developmental disorders. Providers collaborate with physicians at Dell Children’s Medical Center to provide psychological support to children coping with acute and chronic medical conditions.  Patients seen at the Center come from all socioeconomic strata and ethnic and racial backgrounds.  
 
About Dell Children’s Medical Center
Dell Children’s Medical Center (DCMC) is located in Austin Texas and is the only freestanding pediatric facility in the region.  DCMC is a member of Seton Family of Hospitals, has 176 beds, and serves a 46-county area.  The hospital earned the world’s first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Healthcare (LEED-HC) platinum designation from the U.S. Green Building Council.  DCMC values the healing power of the environment and includes a large collection of art, a three-acre multi-level Healing Garden, and several courtyards and gardens that represent eco-systems in the Central Texas Region. The mission of Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas is to improve the quality of life and health of children through family centered and family oriented care, regardless of the family’s ability to pay for care. Central to this mission is developing partnerships with other organizations that share the mission and vision, and providing educational activities that are synergistic with provision of care and meeting community needs. 

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric/Clinical Child Psychology, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics (Psychology Section) & Texas Children’s Hospital (Psychology Service), Houston (posted 11/18/16, deadline 1/3/17)

Training Director: Mariella M. Self, Ph.D.
 
We are pleased to invite applications for our one-year postdoctoral fellowship program designed to facilitate advanced competencies in Pediatric/Clinical Child Psychology.  The program offers specialized training structured according to one of three tracks: 1) Pediatric Health Psychology, 2) Anxiety Disorders, and 3) Preschool.  We are offering three positions for our 2017-2018 fellowship class, which will begin in September 2017.
 
The mission of our Pediatric/Clinical Child fellowship program is to advance the profession of psychology and maximize child health outcomes through exemplary postdoctoral training that launches the independent careers of psychologists who are effectively prepared to balance and integrate clinical practice, research, teaching, and other professional activities within their subspecialty field. The primary site of training is the Psychology Service of Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH), which is the largest children’s hospital in the United States and the primary teaching center for Baylor College of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics. TCH was one of only ten hospitals nationally designated by U.S. News and World Report in 2016-2017 for Honor Roll status in pediatrics, ranking 4th overall and ranking among America’s best in all 10 specialty areas evaluated. Our program provides a firm foundation for emerging psychologists pursuing multi-faceted careers in an array of settings including academic medical centers and children’s hospitals, with graduates involved in a range of professional activities including psychological intervention, assessment, consultation, teaching, supervision, research, and/or program development/evaluation.
 
Throughout the year, fellows spend approximately 80% time in activities related to clinical service provision (60% in the major training area and 20% in a minor clinical experience, including supervision), 10% time in research/scholarship, and 10% time in didactics/professional development. Additional information about these training experiences may be accessed through our web-based program brochure at www.bcm.edu/pediatrics/psychology/education.
 
Applicants should have training from APA- or CPA-accredited doctoral and internship programs; other eligibility requirements and application information are provided in our brochure.  Applications will be accepted electronically through the APPIC Psychology Postdoctoral Application Centralized Application System (APPA CAS); completed materials must be submitted on or before January 3, 2017. Our fellowship program is adhering to the 2017-2018 APPIC Postdoctoral Selection Guidelines and the Uniform Notification Date of 2/27/17. Interviews will be held in late January and early February. 
 
We look forward to reviewing your application!

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department School of Family & Consumer Sciences, Texas State University, San Marcos (posted 10/30/16, start date 6/1/17)

Dr. Yishan Shen of the School of Family and Consumer Sciences at Texas State University is seeking a qualified postdoctoral research associate. This appointment will be for one year (12 months). Responsibilities of this position include data analyses, preparation of publications, assistance in grant writing, and conference presentation. Research projects will explore the experiences of immigrant and racial/ethnic minority (e.g., Chinese American, Korean American, and Mexican American) adolescents and young adults using multiple small-scale community datasets, as well as large-scale national datasets (e.g., Add Health, ELS, ECLS-K).
 
Required Qualifications
Ph.D. in Human Development, Psychology, Sociology, Education or a related discipline in social sciences. Preferred Qualifications
a) strong writing ability, b) advanced quantitative skills (e.g., SEM path analysis models, growth modeling, latent class analysis, multilevel models), and c) strong publication record.
 
Application Procedures
Review of applications will begin on January 9, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Position to start on June 1, 2017. 
 
Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/18573. To ensure full consideration, please submit the following with your application: curriculum vitae, 1-2 writing samples, and the names and contact information of three references.
 
The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from the highest degree granting institution.
 
Proposed Start Date Summer 2017 
 
Open Date Review Date 01/09/2017

Postdoctoral Fellowship, UT Southwestern Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care (CDRCC)/Risk and Resilience Network, Dallas (posted 10/15/16)

Position overview: Under the supervision and mentorship of the Center Director (Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD) and the head of the Risk and Resilience Network (Jennifer L. Hughes, Ph.D.), the postdoctoral researcher will advance her or his training in research focusing on the evaluation of mental health promotion programs and treatments and services for youth depression and suicide prevention, as well as strategies for effective dissemination of evidence-based treatments and services. Our programs are offered through a variety of partnerships with the community and school systems, as well as through various service settings including mental health, primary care, and family medicine services.
 
The postdoctoral researcher may:
a. participate in the development and delivery of school-based mental health promotion programs and interventions addressing youth depression;
b. develop, design and conduct research efforts in line with this research plan;
c. formulate research methods and suggest improvements for quality and serve as part of a team;
d. coordinate database management, conduct data analysis, and interpret results;
e. perform research related activities in a laboratory setting;
f. co-author or author publications.
 
This position is a full-time, one-year funded position, with the option for a second year. Salary and benefits commensurate with NIH rates based on experience and qualifications.
 
Required Qualifications:
1. A Ph.D. in clinical psychology, or related field.
2. At least one year experience with project-related research methodology.
3. Excellent writing and analytic skills as evidenced by application materials, peer-reviewed publications, dissertation, or writing sample.
4. Strong verbal communication skills as evidenced by work and/or education experience and interview process.
 
Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to Jennifer L. Hughes, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, UT Southwestern Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care (Jennifer.Hughes@utsouthwestern.edu).

Faculty Position, University of Texas Health Science Center, Tyler (posted 10/15/16, start-date 7/2017)

At the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler ("UT Health Northeast"), we are recruiting for new faculty to help teach in our new internship, as well as to teach psychiatry residents for our new residency beginning in July 2017.  The individual will also perform clinical work in our psychiatry outpatient clinic.  UT Health Northeast seeks individuals who are well versed in child and adolescent psychology as well as sensitive to diversity issues.  The direct link to the website is: https://uthct.applicantpro.com/jobs/466546.html  

Learning Collaborative Program Manager, Trauma and Grief Center for Youth, Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston (posted 10/8/16)

The University of Texas Health Science Center seeks to fill a Learning Collaborative Program Manager (PM) position in the Trauma and Grief Center for Youth housed within the Department of Psychiatry. This 40 hour per week position will involve coordinating and managing Learning Collaboratives (LCs) focused on training community organizations and service centers in bereavement-informed assessment and interventions for youth as part of a newly established Childhood Bereavement Resource Center (CBRC), a Category II Treatment and Service Adaptation Center of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. The PM is the point of contact for each LC and oversees day-to-day management of information sharing, LC planning, agendas for learning sessions and supervision calls, and the completion of all LC phases. The PM engages and collaborates with all of the project stakeholders, as well as the Improvement Advisor, in order to ensure that all of the deliverables are met. 
 
The ideal candidate would have completed a Master’s degree in psychology, social work, public health or other related field with some knowledge of evidence-based trauma-informed interventions. At least two years of program management or administrative experience is required, preferably in a related field.  Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills are required. Must work well in multidisciplinary teams and demonstrate the ability to promote a training environment of positivity, enthusiasm, collegiality, and good self-care. 
 
Salary is commensurate with experience. 
Under Texas Law, a criminal history check, including fingerprinting, is required as a condition of employment or transfer for this position. We are hoping to fill this position as soon as possible, but will consider applications until the position is filled. To apply, please send a cover letter, cv, and two reference letters to Dr. Julie Kaplow, Director, Trauma and Grief Center for Youth, at Julie.B.Kaplow@uth.tmc.edu.

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Child Psychology, 2017-2018 Academic Year, Center for Pediatric Psychiatry, Children's Health/Children's Medical Center, Dallas (posted 9/11/16, deadline 1/3/17)

***PLEASE NOTE: Applications for all 7 positions should be submitted through the APPA portal within the listing for Children's Medical Center Dallas: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Child Psychology. Concentrations/positions are not listed separately in the application portal; you will be asked to select the concentration you are applying for in the Additional Questions section. 

The Center for Pediatric Psychiatry at Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center in Dallas, Texas invites applicants for its APA-accredited Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Child Psychology beginning late August 2017.  Applications are due January 3, 2017.
 
Seven positions will be available, each within one area of specialization:
 
Outpatient Psychology Concentration (2 positions)
General outpatient position (1 position)
  • This position provides a balance between intervention and assessment within an outpatient psychiatry clinic. Two major rotations in assessment include the multidisciplinary assessment of preschool-aged children, as well as Therapeutic Assessment, which is a collaborative assessment model aimed at helping families develop a new understanding of their child. Psychological evaluation techniques may include cognitive/neuropsychological measures, structured observation, projective and relationship-based assessment. Intervention opportunities include individual, family, and group therapy using evidence-based treatment modalities, as well as intervention and consultation experience through the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) medical clinic.
Suicide/depression position (1 position)
  • The postdoc in the suicide/depression position will focus on evaluation and treatment of suicidality and depression in adolescents. Experience will span the full spectrum of psychiatric care including inpatient, intensive outpatient, and outpatient levels. 
Eating Disorders Concentration (1 position)
  • Evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, atypical anorexia, and avoidant/restrictive food intake
  • disorder.
  • Individual, family, and group therapy; psychological assessment; behavioral programs & parent education within a multidisciplinary treatment approach.
  • Experiences span the full continuum of care (Inpatient, Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient).
  • The postdoc in this position will work primarily at the campus in Plano, TX.
Pediatric Health Psychology Concentration (4 positions)
General pediatric health psychology/consult-liaison positions (3 positions)
  • Assessment, intervention, and consultation/liaison services for children and adolescents with chronic or acute medical conditions and their families.
  • All fellows obtain consultation-liaison experience throughout fellowship year.
  • Fellows work with supervisors to identify additional elective rotations that fit with their training goals. Options for rotations include Cardiology, Craniofacial/Plastics, Cochlear Implant, Cystic Fibrosis, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Hematology, Oncology, Infant Mental Health, Pain Management, Sickle Cell, Sleep Medicine, and Solid Organ Transplant. Opportunities may also be available for clinical experience with at-risk populations within Child Maltreatment, HIV, and Transgender clinics.
Foster care position (1 position)
  • Multidisciplinary assessment, intervention, consultation, and psychoeducation services for children ages birth to 19 years in Foster Care and their foster/kinship families with a specialized focus in trauma treatment. Research opportunities available.
  • Clinical care will be based out of Plano and Dallas clinics; however, some travel may be required to our Southlake location.
Requirements:
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA-accredited doctoral program and must have completed an internship from an APA-accredited program, with degree requirements met AND degree conferred by the first day of fellowship.
 
Application process:
Applications will be submitted using the APPA, the Centralized Application System being implemented by APPIC. Please go to https://appicpostdoc.liaisoncas.com/applicant-ux/#/login to set up an account and upload your application. 
 
Materials required will include:
Cover letter, describing the following:
          a. Concentration area and position of interest (each applicant may apply for only one concentration or position)
          b. Statement of interest and fit with the position
          c. Accreditation status of graduate and internship programs
          d. Anticipated date of degree conferral
          e. Names of recommenders who will be sending letters
Curriculum vitae (CV)
Three letters of recommendation
Two de-identified work samples
Degree conferral attestation form, signed by applicant and advisor (available on APPA portal)

 
Additional Information:
Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center:  www.childrens.com 

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE, BAYLOR UNIVERSITY, Waco (posted 9/8/16, deadline 10/15/16)

The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Baylor University invites applications for a tenure track position at the assistant or associate professor level effective fall 2017. We are searching for a colleague with research expertise in Clinical Psychology, particularly child or adolescent clinical psychology.  Successful applicants must have a doctoral degree in psychology or related field, be licensed or license-eligible in the state of Texas, be able to provide clinical supervision and mentorship to doctoral students in our nationally-recognized APA-accredited Psy.D. program and Ph.D. program, and have primary research interests and the potential to secure external funding in any of the following areas: child clinical psychology, adolescent psychology, family psychology, developmental psychology, translational research and/or prevention, and assessment, treatment, or prevention of addiction or disease. A commitment to excellence in teaching is essential.

The Department is housed in a state-of-the-art science facility and offers doctoral degrees in Psychology (containing concentrations in Social Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience, and General Experimental) and Clinical Psychology. Review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, your application must be completed by October 15, 2016. More detailed information about the department can be found at www.baylor.edu/psychologyneuroscience.

To apply send letter of application, vita, official transcript showing highest degree conferred (if ABD, also submit official transcript of completed Ph.D. hours), reprints, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Gary Elkins, Clinical Psychology Search Committee Chair, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, One Bear Place 97334, Waco, Texas 76798. Email inquiries to Gary_elkins@baylor.edu

Materials may be submitted electronically to: baylorpsysearch1@baylor.edu 

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 15,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as we pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris. (www.baylor.edu/profuturis/).

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Assistant Professor of Learning Sciences, Department of Educational Psychology, Texas A&M University (posted 9/7/16, start-date 9/1/17)

Texas A&M University’s Department of Educational Psychology seeks an Assistant Professor with expertise associated with the Cognition, Creativity, Instruction, and Development (CCID) specialty in the Learning Sciences program. The Department of Educational Psychology and College of Education and Human Development are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. 
 
Qualifications
 
1. Earned doctorate in education, psychology, or related field with expertise in child or adolescent development prior to appointment.
 
2. Emerging/developed trajectory of relevant research and dissemination activity. 
 
3. Record of peer-refereed journal articles on child or adolescent self-regulation or adaptation/resilience to adversity and learning or school outcomes
 
4. Experience with externally funded projects and collaborative research teams. 
 
5. University-level teaching experience via traditional or online instructional delivery formats.
 
Additional Preferred Qualifications
 
Competitive candidates will demonstrate research capabilities in using biobehavioral (such as genetic, cortisol, neurophysiological, or eye-tracking) and longitudinal methods to develop an impactful line of research on stress reactivity, self-regulation, and/or resilience with children or adolescents. Candidates with strong quantitative skills and expertise in education, human development, or psychology are strongly encouraged to apply. 
 
Expectations
 
The successful candidate will develop and teach graduate courses in educational psychology; conduct research relevant to Learning Sciences; advise and serve on graduate student committees; pursue and manage extramural funding; and contribute meaningful service at department-, college-, and university-levels. The candidate will also be expected to engage in outreach activities and service to the profession at levels consistent with a research-intensive university.
 
Appointment
 
This is a nine-month appointment with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2017. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and includes an excellent startup package.
 
Application and Review:
 
Applicants should address their qualifications, including statements of their research agenda, external funding experiences, and teaching experience, in a letter to the Search Committee along with a current curriculum vita and the names/contact information of four references who we could request information or letters from if needed. 
 
Review of complete applications will begin November 1, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Application materials can be submitted electronically at the following site: http://epsy-int.cehd.tamu.edu/forms/assistant-professor-learning-sciences-applications. For information, Tel.: 979-458-4168, FAX: 979-862-1256, or email to the Search Committee Chair Dr. Jeffrey Liew at Jeffrey.Liew@tamu.edu.

Assistant/Associate Professor of School Psychology, Texas A&M University, College of Education and Human Development/Department of Educational Psychology (posted 8/27/16)

Position Announcement
The School Psychology Program at Texas A&M University announces a tenure track, Assistant/Associate Professor position within an APA-accredited School Psychology program. We seek applicants with expertise in areas related to implementation and prevention science (from assessment to intervention) how have the potential to address a range of educational and mental health problems across diverse populations. Upper-level assistant professors with a strong record in research and grant writing are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will join a team of nationally-recognized tenure-track faculty who publish in top-tier journals and manage multiple research grants. Applicants should have well-defined programs of research, demonstrated expertise or promise in obtaining extramural funding, and evidence of dedication to high-quality graduate teaching and mentoring.  The program and college are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service.
 
The School Psychology Program (spsy.tamu.edu ) is housed in the Department of Educational Psychology (epsy.tamu.edu), along with other programs in Counseling Psychology (APA accredited), Special  Education, Bilingual Education, and Learning Sciences. The School Psychology Program also has strong ties with Texas A&M’s Psychology Department as well. The Department and University provide a stimulating and supportive environment for research, teaching, and programmatic funding with a strong value on collaborative and interdisciplinary research. Bryan/College Station is a diverse community of 250,000 residents that offers a variety of cultural and recreational opportunities and is convenient to major metropolitan areas.
 
Responsibilities
1.      Conduct a successful program of research in a well-defined area that will impact the field, with an emphasis on prevention and implementation science. A research focus within the prevention and implementation science framework may range from assessment to intervention.
 
2.      Publish in high-quality journals.
 
3.      Supervise graduate student research.
 
4.      Seek and secure external funding to support research, personnel preparation, and/or outreach.
 
5.      Provide professional service at state and national levels and institutional service at program, department, and college levels.
 
6.      Teach, provide clinical supervision, and mentor graduate students.
 
7.      Work to extend research efforts to diverse populations.
 
Qualifications
1.      Earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in School Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or a related field by August 2017.
 
2.      Eligible for licensure as a Psychologist with Health Service Provider status in Texas.
 
3.      Evidence of or potential for developing significant research and quality publications.
 
4.      Evidence of success or strong potential for securing external research funding.
 
5.      Commitment to teaching and research that includes individuals from diverse backgrounds.
 
6.      Commitment to collegiality and collaboration.
 
Texas A&M University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a climate that affirms diversity of both persons and views, including differences in race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, socioeconomic background, religion, sexual orientation, and disability.
 
Appointment
This is a 9-month tenure-track appointment beginning September 2017. Salary and start-up package are competitive and commensurate with rank, qualifications, and program of research.
 
Application and Review
 
Applicants should submit a letter of application documenting qualifications for the position, a current curriculum vitae, up to three preprints or reprints representative of scholarly publications, and a list of references with their contact information. All application materials can be submitted electronically at:
 
Applicants may also upload up to five optional documents (e.g., summary statement of teaching, research, and service; prior course evaluation summaries; awards/certifications; syllabi).
 
Academic references should be prompted to send recommendation letters directly to:
 
Cathy Watson, Assistant to the Department Head
Department of Educational Psychology
MS 4225 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843
 
cwatson@tamu.edu
RE: Assistant/Associate Professor of School Psychology
 
The review process will begin October 3, 2016 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please address inquiries to the attention of Jamilia J. Blake, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair (jjblake@tamu.edu).

Post Doctoral Research Fellowship Position, Sleep and Anxiety Center of Houston (SACH), University of Houston (posted 6/2/16)

The Sleep and Anxiety Center of Houston (SACH) at the University of Houston has an opening for a FT postdoctoral research fellow to assist with various federally-funded research projects. Research at SACH focuses broadly on the connections between sleep-wake patterns and daytime emotion and emotion regulation in both children and adults. Current studies are funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Department of Defense (DoD), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). More information about these projects can be found at www.uh.edu/SACH. Excellent organization, communication (written and oral), and data management/analytic skills are essential. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology but applicants with related doctoral degrees (e.g., development, neuroscience) will be considered. The salary and benefits package is highly competitive. Inquiries and application materials, including a letter of research interests and goals, CV, and three letters of reference, should be sent to the SACH Director, Dr. Candice Alfano at caalfano@uh.edu.
 
The University of Houston (UH) is the leading public research university in Houston and the second most racially/ethnically diverse university in the U.S. It is designated as a Tier One research university by the Carnegie Foundation. UH is located in close proximity to the Texas Medical Center (TMC) and the NASA Johnson Space Center offering extensive opportunity for research collaboration. The University of Houston is an equal opportunity employer.

Post-doctoral Fellowship in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, Santa Maria Hostel, Houston (posted 5/29/16)

The Santa Maria Hostel has an opening for a post-doctoral fellow starting on or after August 1, 2016 in clinical or counseling psychology.  The fellow will work on a federally funded project that provides mental health and substance use disorder treatment services for women and children who are in residence at Santa Maria Hostel.  The project is Maternal Initiative for Reflective Recovery-Oriented Residential Services (MIRRORS).  The MIRRORS project serves high risk pregnant/postpartum women, with substance use disorders and their children.
 
The post-doc will provide administration and individual, family and substance use disorder psychotherapy and counseling for participants in the program.  The post-doc will be part of a multi-disciplinary team (psychologist, social workers, physicians, nurses), implementing coordinated care for the participants.  The post-doc will receive training in evidence-based practices for screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT), treatment of women with substance use disorders, trauma, and families and children. 
 
The post-doc will be supervised by James H. Bray, Ph.D., at Baylor College of Medicine.  Dr. Bray is a licensed psychologist and marriage and family therapist.  The post-doc will also have training in collaborative and integrated healthcare from Alicia Kowalchuk, D.O. and other staff. 
 
The position is full-time and is available beginning August 1, 2016.  Salary is competitive and includes benefits. 
 
Santa Maria Hostel, Inc.  is a non-profit agency that serves women in crisis.  The mission of Santa Maria is to empower women and their families to lead healthy, successful, productive and self-fulfilling lives.  Santa Maria provides transitional living housing and emergency shelter for women and their children. 
 
Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine will provide evaluation and clinical services by Dr. James Bray and Dr. Alicia Kowalchuk and their staff.  DFCM is located near the Texas Medical Center.
 
For further information please contact Dr. James Bray, jbray@bcm.edu or 713-798-7752. 
 
To apply for the position, please go to www.santamariahostel.org to complete an application, and email or fax application and resume to Fayetta Bland, ?832-758-1565? ; email fbland@santamariahostel.org 

Full-Time Pediatric Psychologist, Transgender Youth, Children's Health/Children's Medical Center, Dallas (posted 5/25/16)

Children’s Health Children’s Medical Center (Dallas, TX) is seeking a full- time pediatric psychologist to serve patients in the Gender Education and Care Interdisciplinary Support (GENECIS) Program. The GENECIS Clinic began serving transgender youth and their families in 2014, and is the only interdisciplinary service dedicated to this population in Texas serving at the present time approximately 120 active patients annually.  The psychologist will provide assessment and intervention services to children and adolescents who are seen within the GENECIS clinic at Children’s Health, and will follow the patients receiving hormonal treatment in integrated care visits.  Education and consultation about the psychological needs of sexually and gender diverse youth across the hospital, in the community, and regionally are also components of the position.  The psychologist is expected to contribute to and develop clinical research with transgender youth and their families.  The interdisciplinary team consists of pediatric endocrinologists, an adolescent medicine specialist, a pediatric psychiatrist and Master’s level mental health and social work staff.  
 
Additional details
 
This position is part of the Psychology reporting structure in the Department of Psychiatry at Children’s Health which includes more than 25 psychologists and therapists integrated into pediatric subspecialty areas. Psychology staff members have close and supportive working relationships with hospital-based physician specialists and community pediatricians. The division has a well-developed training program with an APA-accredited post-doctoral fellowship in clinical child psychology. Positions involve frequent opportunities for teaching and supervision of psychology trainees, as well as medical students and pediatric residents. Although clinical and educational activities will be the primary focus of the position, opportunities exist for collaborative research with established researchers and scholarly activities will be encouraged.  Psychologists hired into this position will be considered for a faculty appointment in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern.
 
Qualifications
 
Education
- Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology from an APA-accredited doctoral program
- Postdoctoral fellowship training in clinical child or pediatric health psychology
- Internship training from an APA-accredited program in clinical child or pediatric health psychology
 
Experience
- Previous clinical experience with this population is required
- Evidence for commitment to research with this population is preferred
 
Licenses & certifications
- A passing score on the EPPP at the level required for licensure by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists
- Licensure as a Psychologist or as a Provisionally Licensed Psychologist in Texas by date of hire
- ABPP certification will be required within 7 years of completing the credentialing process upon hiring
 
Interested applicants should email a letter of interest with curriculum vitae to:
 
Sunita M. Stewart, Ph.D., ABPP
Chief Psychologist
Children’s Medical Center Dallas
Sunita.Stewart@utsouthwestern.edu

Two Open Positions - Children's Health/Children's Medical Center, Dallas (posted 4/16/16)

Children’s HealthTM Children’s Medical Center (Dallas, TX) is currently recruiting for two positions in Pediatric Health Psychology, within the department of Psychiatry. We are seeking a full-time pediatric health psychologist for a consult-liaison position, as well as a part-time pediatric health psychologist to provide services within the hospital's weight management program (COACH). Please see the attached position ads for detailed information about the positions, qualifications, and application processes.
 

Pediatric Clinical Psychologist, General Psychiatry Inpatient Program, Children's Medical Center of Dallas (posted 3/22/16) 

The Department of Child Psychiatry at Children's Medical Center of Dallas invites applications for the position of Psychologist on the General Psychiatry Inpatient Program at the Dallas campus.  This program provides multidisciplinary evaluation and treatment to acutely disturbed children and adolescents with the goal of stabilization and step down to lower levels of care.  Primary disorders seen include depression and suicidality, bipolar disorder, psychotic disorders, OCD, DMDD, and RAD. The program also provides care to patients with co-morbid medical and psychiatric conditions.  In addition to providing direct care to patients, the psychologist acts as a member of the leadership team that defines and implements the program.  The psychologist plays a role in developing and monitoring outcome indicators, and educating staff.  He or she will also work closely with psychologists and treatment teams at lower levels of care to ensure compatibility of programs.  The individual in the position will be considered for a Faculty appointment in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern.  Psychologists at Children's contribute to the teaching of practicum students, interns, and postdoctoral fellows in APA approved programs based at Children's, and maintain clinical research programs.  Experience with multidisciplinary treatment of suicidal adolescents,  and familiarity with evidence-based approaches to their treatment is a requirement for consideration, as is commitment to clinical research with this population.  Applicants are also required to have both a doctoral degree and an internship from APA approved programs. Provisional or full licensure in Texas is required by date of hire.  The position is available immediately and applications will be considered until it is filled.
 
To apply, please send a CV and letter of interest that outlines your experience relevant to this position to sunita.stewart@utsouthwestern.edu.

Full-time Child and Adolescent Psychologist, Texas Children's Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine, Sugarland (posted 3/10/16)

The Psychology Service at Texas Children’s Hospital is recruiting for a full-time child and adolescent psychologist with experience in pediatric primary care and/or with pediatric medical patients. This is a clinical position that comes with an academic appointment in the Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine. 
 
Practice location is through the Texas Children’s Health Center in Sugarland, TX. 
 
The psychologist in this new position will address the behavioral health needs of patients referred by their Texas Children’s affiliated pediatricians in the local area. In addition, there are opportunities to provide co-located behavioral health services at 1-2 Texas Children’s Pediatrics practices in the very near vicinity to the Health Center. 
 
Applicants should be licensed or license-eligible as a Psychologist in the State of Texas. Experience in and commitment to evidence-based interventions for pediatric patients is essential. 
 
Patient populations include those with typical child and adolescent behavioral health needs, such as ADHD, disruptive behavior, anxiety, and depression, as well as some with chronic medical conditions (e.g., diabetes, asthma). 
 
In addition to completion of the employment application, qualified candidates should send a letter of interest and CV to:
 
M. Douglas Ris, Ph.D.
 
Chief,Psychology Service Texas Children’s Hospital
 
dmris@texaschildrens.org
 
Qualifications: 
 
·         Minimum Education: Ph.D. 
·         Minimum Certification/Licenses/Registration: Licensed or license-eligible as a Psychologist in the State of Texas.

Pediatric Psychologist, Texas Children's Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine, Woodlands (posted 3/10/16)

The Psychology Service at Texas Children’s Hospital is recruiting for a generalist Pediatric Psychologist with previous experience in pediatric primary care and/or a pediatric hospital setting.  This is a clinical position that comes with an academic appointment in the Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine.  Practice location is through our new hospital campus in the Woodlands north of the city, with close affiliation with the Psychology Service at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston.  
 
Applicants should be licensed or license-eligible as a Psychologist in the State of Texas.  Experience in and commitment to evidence-based interventions for pediatric patients is essential.  Patient populations include various health conditions, such as diabetes, cancer, and medical trauma, as well as comorbid behavioral health disorders in children, such as ADHD, anxiety, and depression.  In addition to completion of the employment application, qualified candidates should send a letter of interest and CV to:
 
M. Douglas Ris, Ph.D.
Chief, Psychology Service
Texas Children’s Hospital
dmris@texaschildrens.org

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Autism Psychology & Assessment Center, Austin (posted 1/26/16)

The Austin Psychology & Assessment Center (or ApaCenter - www.ApaCenter.com) has an opening for a postdoctoral resident beginning between July-September of 2016. The student must have his/her dissertation completed. Students with a strong background in administering comprehensive psychological evaluations to all age ranges are preferred, but experience conducting assessments of school-aged children and adolescents is required. Qualified post-doctoral students will also have experience conducting individual psychotherapy, preferably with a broad range of ages and clientele. Special expertise in areas such as parent training, family therapy, neuropsychological assessments, school-based assessments, autism spectrum disorders, and/or ADHD interventions would be beneficial. The position will require a minimum of 40 hours per week and will include supervision by Licensed Psychologists who are also Licensed Specialists in School Psychology. There is a possibility that a part-time position would be available, so candidates who prefer that option should still apply. The postdoctoral resident will have the opportunity to participate in monthly didactics and weekly case conferences and group supervision. Salary is competitive. More information about our practice can be found at www.ApaCenter.com. Interested candidates should send their CV and a letter of interest to drmikebrooks@apacenter.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

Postdoctoral Fellowship/Residency Position, Private Practice, Sparrow House Counseling, Dallas (posted 1/19/16)

Sparrow House Counseling (SHC) is a large private practice in Dallas, Texas, which serves individuals of all ages, marriages, and families.  The practice is comprised of psychologists and licensed professional counselors, who treat a variety of clinical disorders and relationship issues.  SHC is seeking a post-doctoral resident for their child and adolescent program.
 
Seeking: Child/Adolescent post-doctoral resident
 
Opportunities:
  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy work primarily with children and adolescents with diagnoses such as (but not limited to) anxiety, depression, OCD, and ADHD
  • Developing staff refresher training on evidence-based practices with the child/adolescent population
  • Opportunities to speak in the Dallas community regarding mental health disorders
  • Assist with program development of new services (parenting groups, social skills groups, mindfulness, etc)
  • Work collaboratively with other professionals in the community (psychiatrists, pediatricians, etc)
Qualifications: 
  • APA accredited school or clinical psychology program
  • APA or APPIC accredited pre-doctoral internship with emphasis in school or child clinical work
  • Interest in collaborating with other professionals in a private practice setting 
Contact: