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Trauma-Focused Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center invites applicants for postdoctoral training, within a scholar-practitioner model, for a position working with the Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody (UT COE) at the Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities!

Applicants must have a doctorate (Ph.D., Psy.D. or Ed.D.) in clinical, counseling, or school psychology. Completion of all professional doctoral degree requirements from a regionally accredited institution of higher education or an APA/CPA accredited program and predoctoral internship meeting APPIC standards is required before starting the fellowship. Responsibilities within this position include child evaluations surrounding  trauma issues and developmental functioning, as well as assessment of a range of emotional and behavioral problems evidenced  by children who have experienced abuse and neglect; consultation with caregivers, child welfare workers, teachers, and other service providers regarding effective interventions; supervision of psychology trainees; opportunities for program development and evaluation; participation in didactic learning experiences and scholarly presentations; opportunities for providing evidence-based treatment, such as Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), and treatment for Children with Sexual Behavior Problems. The typical population served is diverse in ethnicity/race and geographic location (e.g., urban and rural). The stipend is anticipated to be $35,000, including Student Health Insurance. Application deadline is June 30, 2012 or until position is filled by qualified applicant. The University of Tennessee Postdoctoral Fellowships are part of the UT Professional Psychology Internship Consortium, which is an APPIC member program.

Please email CV, letter of interest, representative publications, and three letters of recommendation to Janet Todd, Ph.D., jtodd@uthsc.edu and mail a transcript to:  Janet Todd, Ph.D., University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities, 711 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN 38105.

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