Postdoctoral Fellowship

Professional Training and Development

In collaboration with our direct service programs, we offer experiences for graduates of doctoral programs seeking professional development and training in evidence-based practices. We offer fellowship opportunities for recent graduates as well as established professionals who are interested in re-specializing. Trainees spend a year or more inside our direct service programs building advanced skills to help children succeed.

Core components:

  • The application of scientific evidence to practice
  • The importance of interpersonal interactions
  • Sound understanding of ethical and legal professional decisions
  • Strong emphasis on individual and cultural diversity
  • Building experience in assessment, treatment planning, intervention, consultation, and supervision
 
Position Title

Clinical Postdoctoral Fellowship in Evidence-Based Youth Psychotherapy 

The Clinical Postdoctoral Fellowship in Evidence-Based Youth Psychotherapy experience focuses primarily on the delivery of mental health assessments and short-term psychotherapy to children and adolescents ages 2 to 19 as well as their families. The postdoctoral fellow can expect to gain experience with a wide range of psychopathology, with a focus on anxiety, depression, traumatic stress, and disruptive behavior disorders. The postdoctoral fellow will receive training and supervision in evidence-based models for child and adolescent assessment and psychotherapy. Treatments center around cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety and depression as well as behavioral parent training techniques for disruptive behavior disorders. 

Application Deadline: December 12, 2022

Position Start Date: July 1, 2023

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Position Title

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Implementation Science, Quality Improvement, and Evidence-Based Child and Adolescent Therapy

The Postdoctoral Fellowship in Implementation Science, Quality Improvement, and Evidence-Based Child and Adolescent Therapy is a joint implementation/clinical postdoctoral fellowship. The postdoctoral fellow will spend 50% of their time assisting with behavioral health implementation and quality improvement initiatives, acting as a liaison between project staff, trainers, and community partners receiving training and/or technical assistance. The postdoctoral fellow will spend the other 50% of their time delivering mental health assessments and short-term psychotherapy to children and adolescents ages 2 to 19 as well as their families. Treatments center around cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety and depression as well as behavioral parent training techniques for disruptive behavior disorders.

Application Deadline: November 28, 2022

Position Start Date: July 5, 2023

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