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Associate Director of Argosy Assessment and Intervention Clinic, Core Faculty, Argosy, San Francisco

Full-Time Core Faculty

Associate Director of Argosy Assessment and Intervention Clinic

American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University,

San Francisco Bay Area

Req. # 13006.113

https://edmc.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=30487

Summary: The American School of Professional Psychology is seeking exceptional applicants to contribute to the growth and direction of our Clinical Psychology program, specifically in the area of psychological assessment. Successful candidates will join a diverse and cohesive faculty of outstanding practitioner-scholars who share a commitment and passion for working with diverse and underserved populations. We are primarily interested in faculty who specialize in assessment with the ability to teach the required courses of cognitive, personality and integrative assessment (including the Rorschach Exner CS and R-PAS scoring systems). This core faculty member must be able to supervise and train students in the campus clinic setting, as well as provide administrative oversight and direction of clinic operations. The successful candidate will be required to contribute to the delivery of high quality education consistent with our mission. Incumbent must assure that the EDMC philosophy: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion – is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.

Key Job Elements:

1. Monitor and develop assessment curriculum and training opportunities, including relationships with potential supervisors and training sites.

2. Teach three graduate level clinical psychology courses per academic year (including assessment courses), and supervise student Clinical Research Projects.

3. Maintain a program of scholarship and practice to demonstrate lifelong learning, qualification, and clinical expertise.

4. Collaborate with clinic director to oversee all aspects of clinic training and operations.

5. Implement the policies and procedures written in the clinic training manuals and provide recommendations for changes as needed.

6. Coordinate and deliver individual and group supervision meetings with students and supervisors as needed.

7. Participate in accreditation and quality assurance activities to evaluate the efficacy and relevance of assessment training experiences relative to stated objectives and needs.

8. Attend faculty/staff meetings and events, serve in Director’s place as needed, serve on faculty committees.

9. Assist the Director in maintaining effective coordination, good communication, and positive morale among faculty, staff and students.

10. Assume other related duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Director and/or Dean.

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Reports To:  Program Dean

Interacts With:  Inside contact encompasses the entire range of students and personnel. Outside contacts may include community and professional leaders as well as other clinicians and educators.

Job Requirements (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities): 1. Knowledge: a) Doctoral degree in Psychology (PsyD or PhD).

b) Licensed or license eligible in CA. c) Familiarity with clinical training.

d) Deep knowledge of psychological assessment, including Rorschach CS and R-PAS scoring systems. e) Knowledge, sensitivity, and passion for diversity, multiculturalism, and social justice.

2. Skills: a) Supervision and personnel management skills/experience. b) Impeccable oral and written communication skills. c) Strong interpersonal skills. d) Solid teaching and classroom management skills.

3. Abilities: a) Ability to interact successfully with academic, clinical, business, and regulatory personnel. b) Ability to successfully work within and support a diverse environment of adult learners and colleagues. c) Ability to employ critical thinking and analysis to solve complex problems. d) Ability to work effectively as both a leader and team member to ensure that departmental goals are met by providing support to staff, and always keeping students’ and graduates’ best interest as a priority.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term “qualified individual with a disability” means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.

Notice:  The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Education Management LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.

More Information:  https://edmc.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=30487

Or contact Dr. Robert Perl, Program Dean, at rperl@argosy.edu.

To Apply:  https://edmc.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/apply_online_login.php?q=cmVxdWlzaXRpb25faWQ9MzA0ODc=

 

Cincinnati VA Medical Center Postdoctoral Fellowship Program accepting applications for the 2015-2016 training year

The Cincinnati VA Medical Center Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is currently accepting applications for the 2015-2016 training year. The overarching mission of our postdoctoral fellowship program is to train future leaders in integrated care within the VA who are able to lead interprofessional care teams, collaborate effectively with a wide range of health care professionals, and to deliver critical mental health care to our Veterans with empirically-based and patient-centered clinical practices. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Trauma Treatment and the Mental Health Care of Homeless Veterans. We are thrilled to announce 1 fellowship position in Trauma Treatment and the Mental Health Care of Homeless Veterans. Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and homelessness are two of the most prominent issues confronting veterans.  According to recent statistics, approximately 17-25% of veterans are likely to meet diagnostic criteria for PTSD.  Further, 1 out of every 10 homeless individuals is a Veteran and there are currently 49,933 homeless Veterans in America. The homeless Veteran population suffers from significant rates of post-deployment stress-related symptoms, PTSD, and substance use disorders. This Fellowship is specifically designed to provide training in evidence-based approaches to address these problems, and to provide future leaders in VA Mental Health with the skills that they will need to function effectively in VA integrated care environments.  Fellows will have the opportunity to learn best practices in evidence-based treatment in both residential and outpatient treatment settings. Fellows will also have the option of becoming involved in cutting edge research focused upon improving clinical care within this population of veterans. Rotations will take place at the Ft. Thomas, Kentucky campus of the Cincinnati VA Medical Center.  Fellows will have the opportunity to train in both our Trauma Recovery Center program and our Domiciliary for Homeless Veterans. All fellowship supervisors are licensed, privileged staff members of the Cincinnati VAMC who work directly in the programs in which the training rotations are embedded. Our program ascribes to a scientist-practitioner model of education and training for the practice of professional psychology. We uphold the view that good clinical practice is based on critical thinking and the applied science of psychology delivered within an interpersonal context of care and compassion. Further, we recognize and value the need to skillfully adapt broad empirical data to individual, group, and cultural differences. Start Date: September 7, 2015 Stipend: $43,864 Benefits: Health Insurance, 13 days paid vacation, 10 paid federal holidays, and up to 13 days of sick leave Program Brochure: For more information on our fellowship please request a copy of the brochure from Dr. Schumm at the email address below. Contact: If you have questions regarding our fellowship or application process, please contact the coordinator for this fellowship, Dr. Jeremiah Schumm at  Jeremiah.Schumm@va.gov  or (859) 572-6717.  You may also contact the Director of Psychology Training, Brian Zinnbauer, Ph.D., at Brian.Zinnbauer@va.gov or  (513) 861-3100 x4969. Applications:  All applications should be submitted via email to Dr. Schumm at the above email address.

Healthcare Positions Open

Healthcare Positions Open

Looking for full-time, direct hires in the following settings- IOP (Intensive Outpatient Program) & PHP (Partial Hospitalization Program). 30+ immediate hires for first and second shifts. 2+ years of experience preferred in the following areas:

*      Clinical Program Director

*      RN’s/BSN’s

*      Family Therapists

*      LCSW’s/LLPC’s

*      Clinical Group CADC therapists

*      Clinical Group therapists with expertise in self-injury, OCD, or autism spectrum

*      Clinical Psychologists

Positions open in the Northbrook area and Chicago facility to open in the fall of 2015. Must be willing to train/work in Northbrook and possibly transfer to Chicago.

Serious applicants please send your resume and salary requirements to:

Linda Anaya at lanaya@deltatg.com or call (630) 242-1723

Janet Hyde Graduate Student Research Grant

Janet Hyde Graduate Student Research Grant

The Hyde Grant Committee welcomes proposals for the Hyde Graduate Student Research Grants. These grants, each up to $500, are awarded to doctoral psychology students to support feminist research. The grants are made possible through the generosity of Janet Shibley Hyde, Ph.D. Past recipients of Hyde Graduate Student Research Grants are not eligible to apply. Because the purpose of this award is to facilitate research that otherwise might not be possible, projects that are beyond the data analysis stage are not eligible.

Please send all application materials attached to a single e-mail message to the Hyde Award Co-chairs at the following addresses by March 15th (for the spring deadline) or September 15th (for the fall deadline): Dr. Clare M. Mehta, Mehtac@emmanuel.edu and Dr. Olivia Moorehead-Slaughter, MooreheadO@parkschool.org

Requirements:

  1. Cover page with project title, investigator’s name, address, phone, fax, and e-mail address
  2. A 100-word abstract
  3. A proposal (5-pages maximum, double-spaced) addressing the project’s purpose, theoretical rationale, and procedures, including how the method and data analysis stem from the proposed theory and purpose. References are not included in this 5-page limit.
  4. A one-page, double-spaced statement articulating the study’s relevance to feminist goals and importance to feminist research.
  5. The expected timeline for progress and completion of the project (including the date of the research proposal committee meeting). The project timeline should not exceed two years.
  6. A faculty sponsor’s recommendation, including a statement on why the research cannot be funded by other sources. This letter should be attached to the e-mail with the application materials. Please do not

send it separately.

  1. Status of the IRB review process, including expected date of IRB submission and approval. Preference will be given to proposals that have already received approval.
  2. An itemized budget (if additional funds are needed to ensure completion of the project, please specify sources). Funds cannot be used for tuition, living expenses, or travel to present research at a

conference.

  1. The applicant’s curriculum vitae.

All sections of the proposal should be typed and prepared according to APA style. Please use 12-point font, and one inch margins. Applicants should submit no more than 2 files, one with the letter of recommendation and one with all other required materials. Proposals that fail to meet the guidelines described above will not be reviewed.

Review Process:

A panel of psychologists will evaluate the proposals for theoretical and methodological soundness, relevance to feminist goals, applicant’s training and qualifications to conduct the research, and feasibility of completing the project.

Other Requirements:

Only one application will be accepted per student, for each application deadline. Applicants who are involved in multiple projects that meet the submission requirements should choose the project that best fits the evaluation criteria (see ‘Review Process’).

Within 24 months of receipt of the grant, recipients are expected to submit to the Hyde committee co-chairs a complete and final copy of the research document (e.g., a copy of the thesis, dissertation or journal manuscript based on the sponsored research), along with a 500-word abstract for publication in Division 35 newsletter. In addition, grant recipients shall acknowledge the funding source in the author’s notes in all publications. Hyde award winners will be announced at the APA convention during Division 35 Social Hour. The names of the Hyde award winners may also be posted in Division 35 newsletter as well as on Division 35 web page and listserv.

Request for Abstracts from previous Hyde Award Winners Brief abstracts of the work conducted by previous award recipients are printed in the newsletters. Previous award winners are highly encouraged to contact Dr. Clare Mehta, Hyde Award Co-chair, at mehtac@emmanuel.edu to submit a 500 word summary of their Hyde grant-funded research for consideration of publication in the Feminist Psychologist.

Questions and other communications may be sent to the committee co-chairs:

Clare M. Mehta, Ph.D., Co-Chair, Phone: 617-975-9362, E-mail: mehtac@emmanuel.edu and

Olivia Moorehead-Slaughter, Ph.D., Co-Chair, Phone: 617-414-4646, E-mail: MooreheadO@parkschool.org.

Two Postdoctoral Fellowships in Psychology

Two Postdoctoral Fellowships in Psychology, The PRACTICE: A UNLV Community Mental Health Clinic

The PRACTICE Clinic is a dynamic university-based training clinic providing low cost, evidence-based mental and behavioral health service to the community. We are highly committed to recruiting, training and retaining psychologists to work in Nevada and pleased to announce two postdoctoral fellowships designed to meet licensure requirements for the professional psychologist.

  • Group Psychotherapy Focus. The Fellow will assist with development and implementation of a multifaceted group psychotherapy program (e.g., DBT, CBT, psychodynamic process, family/parent, substance abuse). The fellowship entails group psychotherapy facilitation, provision of supervision to doctoral psychology students, and program evaluation. Opportunities to provide adjunctive individual, couples’, and family therapy, assist with the clinic’s ongoing research endeavors, and attend didactic seminars will be available. Group psychotherapy training and/or experience is preferred. Search Committee Chair is Dr. Noelle Lefforge; Search Number- 15310

 

  • Women and Children’s Mental Health Focus. The fellowship will specialize in expanding evidence-based mental health care services to women and children. In addition to program development, the fellow will provide direct assessment and intervention services and assist in clinically supervising practicum trainees. Opportunities to assist with the clinic’s ongoing research endeavors, and attend didactic seminars will be available. Search Committee Chair is Dr. Michelle Paul; Search Number -15309

Both positions require a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in clinical or counseling psychology from a regionally accredited college or university. Preference will be given to students who graduated from an APA-accredited program and completed an APA-accredited or APPIC-member internship.

Salary is competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2015 but is flexible depending on the end date of an applicant’s internship.

UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 28,000 students and 2,900 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on-line at:   http://www.unlv.edu. For more information about The PRACTICE clinic visit us on-line at: http://education.unlv.edu/practice/

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. Review of materials will begin March 15, 2015 and continue until positions are filled. Materials should be addressed to the appropriate Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or hrsearch@unlv.edu.

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Postdoctoral Resident/Fellow in Psychology position

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is pleased to invite applications for the Postdoctoral Resident/Fellow in Psychology Position at the UWSP Counseling and Testing Center. We are emailing in the hope that you might share this opportunity with any of your doctoral candidates who may be interested.

Additional information about the fellowship and a list of application instructions can be found on the attached position announcement. The UWSP Counseling Center values diversity and strives to create a welcoming and inclusive environment. Applications from individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged. UW-Stevens Point is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer. Please feel free to contact me or our director Dr. Stacey Gerken for additional information.

Children’s Hospital Colorado seeks Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Children’s Hospital Colorado

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Pediatric Neuropsychologist

The University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neurology, has an opening for a full-time neuropsychologist to work at the Anschutz Medical Campus, providing care at Children’s Hospital, Aurora and at a network of care site in the Denver metro area. The Section of Neurology sees over 19,000 outpatient visits each year, with care provided by over 40 faculty members including pediatric neurologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and neuropsychologists. There are currently 6 neuropsychologists, and 5 psychometrists providing both and in and outpatient neuropsychological evaluations to children with a variety of neurologic and medical conditions. Neuropsychologists work collaboratively with other providers to provide comprehensive care to children with rare and complex conditions.

In addition to providing direct in and outpatient neuropsychological consultation for children with a wide range of neurologic disorders we anticipate that this new faculty member will involved in providing care to children with complex cardiac disease and assist  in the development of a program for this population.  The successful applicant will have familiarity with a wide range of neurologic and neuropsychological disorders and be board eligible as a neuropsychologist by the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology.  We are a teaching facility and faculty are expected to contribute to training of externs, interns, and post-doctoral fellows. Faculty members are expected to demonstrate skills and commitment to clinical care, research and education. Academic rank will be consistent with demonstrated skills and  experience.

The salary range is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience.  The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package.  Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

Please contact Greta Wilkening, Psy.D., for additional information (greta.wilkening@childrenscolorado.org). We expect that all our faculty we be available at INS and would be delighted to speak with you if you are attending the Denver meeting.  If you would like to visit with one of us please email your CV, and provide contact information so that we can arrange a mutually agreeable time to do so.

Bilingual Counselor position opening – Hoffman Estates, IL

We have a position opening for a bilingual (Spanish-English) counselor at The Children’s Advocacy Center of North and Northwest Cook County (www.cachelps.org). See the information below and contact Mark Parr 847-885-0100 to inquire about the position.

Job Title: Bilingual Counselor (Spanish-English)

Reports To: Assistant Director Qualifications: MA in Counseling Psychology, MSW; LPC, or similar degree with professional experience in the treatment of victims of child abuse and other forms of family violence. Description of Position: The Counselor will provide crisis intervention and individual and family therapy services for Latino children and families; develop and maintain relationships with community resources; and assist the agency’s Advocates in providing resources for families in need.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Direct Service

  • Provide individual and family therapy services for child victims of abuse and family violence, in the office and/or in the field.
  • Facilitate support groups and therapy groups for child survivors of abuse and non-offending parents or caregivers.
  • Conduct extended child abuse assessments and evaluations for children referred to the CAC.
  • Coordinate treatment referrals with community mental health resources.
  • Provide crisis intervention services for child victims of abuse and their families.
  • Maintain all records as per the agency’s client confidentiality rules.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA, seeks Assistant Professor Neuropsychologist / Health Psychologist

POSITION OPENING:

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Eastern Virginia Medical School seeks a Clinical Neuropsychologist, able to work with children and adults, to join its Neuropsychology Program and contribute to teaching and research responsibilities within our Psychology Division. The successful candidate will have completed post-doctoral training in neuropsychology, be immediately license-eligible in Virginia, be eligible for ABPP/ABPN board certification in clinical neuropsychology, and be prepared to supervise, teach, and mentor student research in areas of neuropsychology and health psychology. Duties will include patient care provision within the Program’s outpatient clinic, research/scholarship in areas of interest, and teaching/supervision responsibilities within two APA-accredited training programs – (1) our Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology, a collaborative Ph.D. program with Norfolk State University and Old Dominion University; and (2) our EVMS Clinical Psychology Internship. There may be additional teaching opportunities with medical students, psychiatry residents, and post-doctoral fellows. Our Department supports comprehensive inpatient psychiatric services for adult and geriatric patients, inpatient rehabilitation services, and a wide array of outpatient programs in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Behavioral Medicine, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Forensic Psychology, Neuropsychology, Obesity, Pain Management, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), and Sleep Medicine. There are multiple intra and inter-departmental opportunities for collegial collaboration with fellow faculty committed to a tripartite mission of excellence in clinical care, teaching, and research. EVMS offers a competitive salary and benefit package and is an equal opportunity employer. Norfolk is Virginia’s second most populous city, and the seven cities of the Hampton Roads region comprise the country’s 37th largest metropolitan area, boasting diverse cultural outlets, historical sites, a large military presence, and ready access to water recreation.

Applicants should send a letter of interest, CV, and three letters of reference to: J. D. Ball, Ph.D., ABPP – Board Certified in Clinical Psychology, Vice-Chair, Co-Director, Neuropsychology Program, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Eastern Virginia Medical School, P.O. Box 1980, Norfolk, VA 23501-1980. Email: balljd@evms.edu

J.D. BALL, PH.D., ABPP

CELL: 757-641-1683

 

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.

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