Roosevelt University Department of Psychology

Opportunities for Students and Alumni

Clinic coordinator and clinician at the University of Houston (UH)

Clinical Coordinator/ Post-Doctoral Fellow – Child and Adolescent Clinic, University of Houston.

Applications are being accepted for a full-time clinic coordinator and clinician at the University of Houston (UH) to work closely with Drs. Candice Alfano and Carla Sharp. The coordinator will be responsible for coordinating joint child and adolescent clinics within the department of Psychology at UH and for providing clinic services. We are looking for a strong clinician who also has excellent administration and leadership skills. Previous training and clinical experience in providing cognitive and behavioral interventions for youth with a range of emotional and behavioral problems, including anxiety, depression, and interpersonal/family difficulties is required. We are particularly interested in clinicians with previous training in behavioral sleep interventions and/or interventions for problems of adolescents. Duties will include all aspects of clinic coordination, carrying a range of child and adolescent cases, supervision of doctoral students, and collaboration with senior staff. Opportunities to teach/supervise graduate and undergraduate students, participate in several ongoing research projects, author manuscripts, and present at national conferences are available. Supervision from a Texas-licensed psychologist will be provided. Eligible candidates should have exceptional clinical, organizational, and communication skills. A master’s or doctoral degree in clinical psychology is preferred but applications from candidates with a degree in a related field are welcome. Master’s level applicants should have at least 3 years of full-time experience providing evidence-based interventions for youth. The salary and benefits package is competitive. Inquiries and application materials, including a letter of interest, CV, writing samples, and three letters of reference, should be sent to Candice Alfano, Ph.D. at caalfano@uh.edu or Carla Sharp, Ph.D. at csharp2@uh.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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) offering extensive opportunity for research collaboration. The University of Houston is an equal opportunity employer.

University of Kansas will hire a tenure-track assistant professor in Latino and Migration Studies

The University of Kansas will hire a tenure-track assistant professor in Latino and Migration Studies next August 2015.

https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=49805

For a complete announcement and to apply on-line, go to:

https://employment.ku.edu/academic/1917BR, or go to https://employment.ku.edu, click on “Faculty, Lecturers, Academic Staff”, click on “Search openings”, and search by key word “MIGRATION”. A complete on-line application includes the following materials: cover letter that includes research interests and teaching approach; curriculum vitae; writing sample of no more than 50 pages; course syllabi; and the names, e-mail, and contact information for three references. Initial review of applications begins November 26, 2014 and will continue as long as required to identify a qualified pool. For further information please contact Dr. Ruben Flores, American Studies Department, University of Kansas, 1440 Jayhawk Blvd., 213 Bailey Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045, (785) 864-2303, flores@ku.edu.

Pearson collecting adult clinical cases in support of MCMI-III revision

Pearson and the MCMI author group are pleased to let you know that we have started to collect standardization data in support of the MCMI revision project.  We are hoping that you may be willing to help us network a bit — or even better — collect some standardization cases!

If you or any of the colleagues in your network would be willing to consider participating in data collection, please feel free to pass along this email message and/or get in contact with us.  Key contacts at Pearson are listed below for additional information and to sign up.

It is worth noting that there are some attractive incentives tied to this project and only a small amount of extra work involved – especially if a clinician is already administering the MCMI-III or other assessments on Q-global from Pearson as part of their practice.

While we are hoping to collect the majority of data online via Pearson Q-global scoring and reporting platform, we will have a paper option available by the end of the month for those who would be more comfortable using paper forms.

Any assistance you could lend within your networks in support of this project would be very much appreciated by the Millon/Pearson development team!  My colleagues in Pearson’s Field Research department are listed below should you have specific questions.

The entire MCMI team is eager and excited to help carry on Dr. Millon’s important work and legacy through this important project.  Thank you for helping us to achieve this!

Take care, and my very best to you.  CJ

Opportunity for colleagues currently counseling clinical adult patients: Pearson is currently collecting adult clinical cases in support of the revision of the MCMI-III.  There are cash or Pearson report credits available as incentives for participating.  For more information about this project and opportunity, please feel free to contact Darrell Stiffey or Jason Purcell at Pearson:

Darrell.Stiffey@Pearson.com or Jason.Purcell@Pearson.com

1-800-233-5686, ext. 24-8205 or ext. 24-5204

CJ Thompson

Product Manager

Clinical Assessment

Pearson

5601 Green Valley Drive

Bloomington, MN 55437 T: (952) 681-3401

F: (952) 681-3259

E: Christine.Thompson@pearson.com

 

Pearson

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Caring Connections volunteer opportunities

1/25/12 – There are more than 400,000 hospice and palliative care volunteers working to bring families support and compassion when they’re needed most. 

Hospice and palliative care volunteers are friends who lend an ear, a hand, and their hearts.  It must be love.

For more information about volunteering, call your local hospice or contact Caring Connections at 800-658-8898 or http://www.caringinfo.org.

Unity Hospice seeking volunteers

1/25/12 – Unity Hospice is looking for volunteers.  If you are interested, please contact:

Deanna Perrone, LSW

Volunteer Coordinator, Bereavement Coordinator and Social Worker

Unity Hospice of Chicagoland, LLC

700 S. Clinton Suite 210

Chicago, IL  60607

Phone: (312) 427-6000

Cell: (312) 882-0638

Fax: (312) 427-6004

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