Roosevelt University Department of Psychology

Opportunities for Students and Alumni

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.

Notice of Two Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellowship Position Openings

The Isaac Ray Center (IRC) is dedicated to providing comprehensive mental health services to the residents of the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (CCJTDC) and is seeking to fill two Post-doctoral Psychology Fellowship positions. The Fellows will be involved in intake screenings / mental health status evaluations, psycho-educational group and individual counseling, crisis intervention and consultation.

Ideal candidates will possess good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills with demonstrated efficiency and team work within a multidisciplinary staff.  Prior experience working with a severely mentally ill or correctional population is desirable.

Potential candidates must have obtained their doctoral degree (PhD or PsyD) in clinical or counseling psychology from a program accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). Application packets need to include a Letter of Interest, VITA and three letters of recommendation.

Each Post-Doctoral fellowship position is a full-time, 12-month program, beginning September, 2015.  Evening and weekend hours are required. Didactic training and weekly individual and group supervision is provided.  The IRC at the CCJTDC offers a competitive salary of $40,000 annually and excellent fringe benefits which include health and dental coverage, long/short term disability insurance, continuing education as well as vacation time.

We are an equal opportunity employer and applicants from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. U.S. Citizens and permanent residents only.

Please send your materials to Dominique Alexander via e-mail to Dominique.Alexander@cookcountyil.gov

Letters of reference may be sent by regular mail to the Isaac Ray Center Administrative Offices at 300 S. Ashland Avenue, Suite 207, Chicago, IL 60612.

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.

Emory University open position: Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Emory University Student Health and Counseling Services

Emory University invites applications and nominations for an innovative, energetic, collaborative and visionary leader to serve as Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). CAPS is a part of Emory Student Health and Counseling Services and the Division of Campus Life. The new Director will succeed Mark McLeod, PhD, who will be retiring in August 2015 after over 35 years of exemplary service to Emory University. This is an outstanding opportunity to provide clinical and administrative leadership to a nationally-recognized university student counseling center that has a strong interest in continuing to grow and improve.

Position Summary

The Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) reports to the Assistant Vice President and Executive Director of Student Health and Counseling Services (EUSHCS) and is a member of the EUSHCS Executive Committee. The Director supervises 12 CAPS professional counseling staff, 3 administrative staff, and interns/post-graduate trainees; oversees the delivery of individual, group and couples counseling services to over 14,500 diverse students (7,800 undergraduate, 6,700 graduate and professional), including 2,469 international students; oversees CAPS financial resources and budget, including the $1.4 million Emory Student Mental Health Fee; works cooperatively with Student Health Services, Student Health Psychiatry, the Office of Health Promotion, other Campus Life offices, and academic departments and dean’s offices to deliver high quality clinical and support services to students; collaborates with Oxford College Student Health and Counseling Services to facilitate a seamless transition of continuing students to the Atlanta campus; works with colleagues in the Faculty/Staff Assistance Program, the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Human Resources and Emory Healthcare to further the mental health of the entire Emory community; oversees community outreach and efforts to reduce the stigma of seeking mental health services; encourages student engagement, including Active Minds and Helpline; and participates in the University response to crises and in threat assessments.

Emory University

Emory University is known for its demanding academics, nationally recognized research and scholarship, exceptional undergraduate and graduate education, highly-ranked professional schools, and state-of-the-art facilities. Emory has been a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU, an association of 62 leading research institutions in the US and Canada) since 1995.

Division of Campus Life Vision Statement

Emory University’s Division of Campus Life, a community recognized internationally for advancing education into action and delivering world-class programs and services, promotes a healthy and sustainable environment where students live what they learn and learn what they live for self and society. The Division of Campus Life catalyzes a distinctive, caring, inquiry-driven, ethically engaged, polycultural, and socially just community of students, faculty, staff, alumni, families, and visitors that imagine and lead positive transformation in the world.

Division of Campus Life Mission Statement

Emory University’s Division of Campus Life cultivates a welcoming and dynamic community that is committed to modeling and teaching holistic wellbeing, ethical leadership, civic engagement, cultural humility, and global citizenship by providing a supportive and responsive foundation for an evolving campus community to develop skills necessary for lifelong success and positive transformation in the world.

To learn more about Emory University, visit http://www.emory.edu/home/about/index.html.

Qualifications and Preferred Competencies Set

Qualified applicants must possess a doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology; Georgia licensure or eligibility for Georgia licensure; and leadership and clinical services experience in a university/college counseling setting, including supervising professional staff.

Preferred candidates will have: vision and energy; an ability to innovate and lead change; an understanding of best practices in college mental health and the changing needs of students and college communities; a collaborative leadership style; an ability to build consensus among diverse stakeholders and inspire others; an ability to effectively manage a counseling organization and its personnel; effective communication skills, including public speaking; program development skills; a strong clinical background and an interest in providing evidence-based individual and group care as well as community-based outreach and prevention efforts; a passion about the importance of diversity, cultural humility and social justice; a commitment to the personal growth and development of staff; and high professional and ethical standards.

Application Procedure and Timeline

Applications should consist of a letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae, and a list of 3 professional references with full contact information (none of the references will be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate). All application materials must be submitted electronically to:

Mekeshua North

Emory University Human Resources, Division of Campus Life

mekeshua.l.north@emory.edu

 

Questions about this position should be addressed to:

Michael Huey, MD

Assistant Vice President and Executive Director

Emory University Student Health and Counseling Services

mhuey@emory.edu

or

Nadine J Kaslow, PhD, ABPP

Professor and Vice Chair

Emory University Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Search Committee Co-Chair

nkaslow@emory.edu

Preference will be given to applications received on or before January 15, 2015. Anticipated starting date for this position is August 2015.

Emory University is an EEO/AA/Individuals with Disabilities/Veteran Employer.

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

 

Division of Psychoanalysis (Division 39) Scholars Program for the 2015-16 year

It is with great pleasure that we announce that applications are now being accepted for the Division of Psychoanalysis (Division 39) Scholars Program for the 2015-16 year.  There are a total of 66 openings for the program which runs from the Division 39 Spring Meeting in San Francisco April 22-26, 2015 until the Atlanta Spring Meeting April, 2016.

All Division 39 Scholars will receive the following benefits:

A travel award of $500 for expenses to the San Francisco conference

  • A mentor with whom the Scholar will meet at least once per month
  • Subscriptions to all Division 39 publications, including the journal Psychoanalytic Psychology, the Division/Review which comes out three times per year, and the monthly online newsletter, Insight
  • Free access to Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing (Pep-web) if such access is not otherwise available.

All graduate students and Early Career Professionals (10 years or less post-doctoral experience), in clinical psychology and cognate disciplines are eligible to apply.  Applications must be received by January 19, 2015.   Announcements of the winners will be made by February 22, 2015.

Applicants need not be members of Division 39 at the time of the application.  All Division 39 Scholars will become members of the Division for the Scholarship year.

The program is divided into several components as follows:

  1. Graduate Students Committee. Chair, Jeremy D. Safran, Ph. D.
  2. Multicultural Concerns Committee. (ethnic minorities) Chairs: Leilani Crane, Ph.D. Kris Yi, Ph.D.
  3. Sexual and Gender Identity Committee.  (sexual and gender minorities) Chairs: Scott Pytluk,Psy.D., Shara Sand, Ph.D
  4. Early Career Professionals Committee.  Chair: Colin Ennis, Ph.D.
  5. Couples and Family Therapy.  Section VIII. Representatives: Phyllis Cohen, Ph.D., Deborah Wolozin, Ph.D.
  6. International Relations Committee. Chairs:  Marilyn Jacobs, Ph.D., Kenneth Reich, Ph.D.

Any one individual may fit into more than one category, but applications may be submitted to only one of the above programs.

Applications for all of the above program components can be accessed on the Division 39 website.  Go to www.Division39.org, and on the rotating wheel click “Scholars Program” and then simply click program details.

Section IV, Local Chapters also has a Scholars Program, and all those interested please read the following:

Local Chapters: Section IV grants the Scholars Award to graduate students and early career professionals who are active members of their local chapters. Award eligibility, however, is based on which local chapters are eligible in any given year to nominate someone. For more information contact your local chapter representative to Section IV or Bill MacGillivray.

Any questions about the Division 39 Scholars Program as a whole may be addressed to us, but applications are to be retrieved only from the website location listed above.  Each set of application materials will list the appropriate people to whom questions about the individual component may be addressed.

Frank Summers, Ph.D., ABPP, President, Division 39

Franksumphd@gmail.com,

Kris Yi, Ph.D., Psy.D., krisyiphd@gmail.com

Co-chairs, Division 39 Scholars Program

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