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Child Psychologist Position at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis, MO

 
The Knights of Columbus Developmental Center at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital is recruiting for a full time child psychologist.  Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital is a 190 bed not-for-profit children’s medical center and the pediatric teaching hospital affiliated with Saint Louis University.  The Knights of Columbus Developmental Center at Cardinal Glennon is a multidisciplinary team composed of developmental pediatricians, a neurologist, a psychiatrist, child psychologists, clinical nurses, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapist, social worker, family resource specialist, and medical research staff.  The psychologist functions as an integral member of this collaborative team which is designed to provide diagnostic evaluation of children referred for autism spectrum disorders and other developmental concerns.  The psychologist provides psychological assessments using diagnostic interviews and psychological test batteries.  The Center is involved in community education and training of residents and pre-professionals.  Opportunities are available to participate in therapy, education, training, and research activities. 
 
Candidates must have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in psychology from an APA accredited program and be license eligible in the state of Missouri.   Developmental psychology or autism experience is preferred.
 
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Dr. Donna Gfeller, Ph.D. at the address below.
 
Donna Gfeller, Ph.D.
Director, Departments of Psychology, Psychiatry, and the
Knights of Columbus Developmental Center
SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital
1465 S. Grand Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63104
314-577-5667
Donna.Gfeller@ssmhealth.com 
 
(posted 3/16/17)

Child/Pediatric Psychologist, Kansas City Center for Anxiety Treatment, P.A. (KCCAT) (posted 2/14/17)

 
We are pleased to announce an opening for a hard-working and enthusiastic individual to join the team at our busy and uniquely integrated specialty center! 
Excellent opportunity for an evidence-based professional with 
demonstrable 
training and 
experience with OCD, anxiety, mood, and related conditions. 
Training with children and families, a strong CBT orientation, and
 
familiarity with exposure-based, behavioral (e.g., contingency management, habit reversal training), and cognitive/acceptance approaches is required; 
comfort providing services for both youth and adults is preferred.
 
We offer a fun and supportive team-staffing approach focused on high-quality, tailored care plans, a well-appointed working environment with flexible hours, and 
attractive income potential free
 of managed care. 
We strive to maintain a setting where our employees have opportunities to develop creative, rewarding, and long-term careers across life stages; ways of combining direct clinical work with additional scholarship and research activities exist depending on individual motivation and interests. 
Academic appointments are held through the University of Missouri-Kansas City.  
Suitable candidates will be organized, self-disciplined, and work well as part of a team. Benefits for 3/4 time+ include paid health, life, and professional insurance, licensure and relocation assistance, and more. Potential for leadership and advancement for those interested and able to demonstrate a strong commitment and reliable leadership skills.
 
Location
Kansas City metropolitan area, United States
Qualifications and Responsibilities
Required base qualifications include doctorate from an APA-accredited degree program and internship, and licensure-eligibility in Kansas and Missouri. 
Exact appointment, responsibilities, and remuneration/benefit levels dependent on qualifications and final appointment. Primary activities include  participating in the delivery of all aspects of the center’s evidenced-based psychological services, assisting with supervision of trainees, and helping to develop, deliver, and promote center programing reflecting KCCAT’s strong treatment, research, and educational mission. 
Learn more about our center at: http://www.kcanxiety.com 
Learn more about our vibrant and affordable community at: https://www.visitkc.com/visitors/discover/kc-overview
 
To Apply
Confidential initial inquiries are welcome.
Individuals should submit curriculum vitae/resume and a letter of interest. Proceeding candidates will be required to supply 3 letters of recommendation and permission for speaking with these references. 
 
Please send application materials to the attention of Lisa R. Hale, Ph.D, KCCAT's Founding Director, via email at: careers@kcanxiety.com
 
Note:
 
Current opening is slated as a full-time Staff Psychologist position; negotiable start-date. 

 

Applications for other positions are also accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis as we consider ongoing development and staffing needs, including our ability to accommodate outstanding candidates at a postdoctoral training level. We are always happy to keep applications of fit on file for discussion and notification of any future openings.

IES Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Education, School, & Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri, Columbia (posted 12/9/16)

The Missouri Prevention Center and the Department of Educational, School & Counseling Psychology in the College of Education at the University of Missouri is pleased to be recruiting for a post-doctoral position for the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Research and Training program, funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
 
The purpose of this IES Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Research Training program is to prepare education researchers to conduct high-quality, independent research that advances the knowledge base in the education sciences and addresses issues important to education leaders, policymakers and practitioners. To achieve this aim, the research and training program will provide fellows with the substantive and methodological training needed to become competent, independent education science researchers, emphasizing the skills needed to conceptualize and execute rigorous research designs and analyses that support causal inference. Specific research projects will be based upon the joint interests of the fellow and their faculty mentor(s). 
 
Please see the attached flyer.

Clinical Child/Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowships for 2017-2018, Children's Mercy Kansas City (posted 10/22/16, deadline 12/9/16)

CMKC has four possible Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowships available for the 2017-2018 training year. Each position provides advanced-level training in a specialized area of practice.
 
1.      Clinical Child and/or Pediatric Psychology (special emphasis in eating disorders, behavioral pediatrics, or pediatric psychology)
2.      Clinical Child Psychology- Emphasis working with Autism and Special Needs
3.      Pediatric Psychology- Emphasis working with Gastrointestinal Conditions
4.      Children’s Mercy/University of Kansas Medical Center joint research/clinical experience (endocrine/diabetes, pain management, and weight management)
 
Children’s Mercy Kansas City Division of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences
 
Children’s Mercy Kansas City invites applications for four postdoctoral fellowships for the 2017-2018 academic year. Children’s Mercy serves a diverse population of children, adolescents, and families from a four-state region and is nationally ranked among the best children’s hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. For more information regarding Children’s Mercy, please visit our website at http://www.childrensmercy.org.
 
The postdoctoral psychology fellowship program at Children’s Mercy provides advanced training in psychological assessment, treatment, and interdisciplinary collaboration in the context of a dedicated pediatric health care environment. In addition to clinical experiences, fellows participate in individual supervision, multi-disciplinary consultation, and didactic training, including case conferences, grand rounds, supervision seminars, and other educational programming. The program strives to facilitate a well-balanced set of clinical and professional skills to prepare fellows for successful careers as psychologists within academic medical centers, primary care clinics, private practice, and a variety of other clinical settings.
 
All applicants must have: 1) attended an APA-accredited doctoral graduate program in clinical or health psychology 2) completed an APA accredited internship with a clinical child focus; and 3) completed all requirements for his/her doctoral degree prior to beginning the fellowship. The position’s starting date is expected to begin in early August of 2017. Salary is competitive with benefits provided (medical and dental, vacation, and standard holiday/sick leave).
 
Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship Positions Available for the 2017-2018 Training Year:
 
1.  Clinical Child/ Pediatric Psychology Fellowship (specialized to the fellow’s interests)
 
This one-year (12 month) postdoctoral fellowship focuses on clinical training with children and adolescents within a pediatric setting. The position offers clinical opportunities in child clinical psychology and/or pediatric psychology.  The fellows will participate in up to eight half day clinics consisting of a combination of psychological assessment, therapy, and consultation services. The fellows will have the opportunity to develop a specialized training experience, which will include one of the following:
  • Eating Disorders emphasis:  This fellowship opportunity focuses on a year-long experience within the Eating Disorders Center providing evaluation and treatment to children and adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder, and Binge Eating Disorder. Common psychiatric co-morbidities include anxiety disorders, depression, substance use/abuse, and characteristics consistent with Borderline Personality Disorder are also addressed. Treatment modalities include utilization of a multidisciplinary, family-centered approach to address the complex medical, psychological, and nutritional issues that contribute to an eating disorder.  Other modes of treatment involve family therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, acceptance and commitment therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and mindfulness. The training experience also offers possible minor rotations in feeding disorders, weight management, general clinical child assessment and treatment, and/or other area of professional interest. This area of interest, while at the discretion and availability of the supervising faculty, should complement an integrated, cohesive plan for the fellow’s overall training and career goals. This fellowship experience might include opportunities to participate in program development and/or research activities.
  • Behavioral Pediatrics emphasis: This fellowship opportunity focuses on a year-long experience providing empirically-supported or validated treatment, including functional behavioral assessment and behavior therapy interventions.  A variety of common behavior problems are addressed, including general child management, sleep, and school problems.  The fellow is provided multiple opportunities to see how families originally present; to use advanced clinical behavioral assessment strategies to identify the needs of each child and his or her family; to communicate test results and their interpretation to parents and professionals; to observe the child alone and interacting with his or her parents; to conduct the clinical interview; and to provide brief therapeutic interventions. The training experience offers possible minor rotations in the ADHD Specialty Clinic (including the ADHD Summer Treatment Program), Parent Child-Interaction Therapy, Special Needs/Autism Clinics, elimination disorders, feeding disorders, sleep, general clinical child assessment and treatment, and/or other area of professional interest. This area of interest, while at the discretion and availability of the supervising faculty, should complement an integrated, cohesive plan for the fellow’s overall training and career goals. This fellowship experience might include opportunities to participate in research activities.
  • Pediatric Psychology emphasis:  This fellowship provides opportunities in consultation/liaison service, pain management, organ failure and transplant, neurodevelopmental assessment of cardiac patients, weight management, and/or hematology/oncology clinics. During the Consultation/Liaison experience, fellow will learn advanced skills in working with physicians and other allied health care professionals in evaluating and treating the psychological concerns surrounding hospitalized patients.  Psychological issues addressed during this experience include child and family adjustment to hospitalization and serious illness, adjustment to chronic health conditions, acute and chronic pain management, neuropsychological sequelae of head injury, medical adherence, traumatic injury, feeding disorders, and bereavement.  The medical problems of the patients for whom the consultations are requested are quite diverse and include cancer, sickle cell disease, cystic fibrosis, end stage renal disease, traumatic injuries, GI disorders, and failure-to-thrive. Patients will be selected to ensure that the fellow is able to evaluate and provide therapeutic interventions to children or adolescents with varied learning and/or emotional/behavioral concerns in the context of co-morbid medical conditions.  These may include attention problems, disruptive behavior, anxiety, depression, autism spectrum disorder, learning problems, developmental delay and associated behavioral concerns, feeding problems, and elimination disorders.  Specialized areas of interest pursued by the fellow, while at the discretion and availability of the supervising faculty, should complement an integrated, cohesive plan for the fellow’s overall training and career goals. This fellowship experience might include opportunities to participate in research activities.
The ability for the fellow to participate in various clinical experiences will be based on prior training and/or interests, while at the discretion and availability of the supervising faculty.  In addition to clinical training, the fellow may have the opportunity to supervise an advanced level graduate practicum student and/or elect to structure time to meet specific research goals that are attainable during the fellowship year.
 
2.  Clinical Child Psychology- Emphasis working with Autism and Special Needs
 
This one-year (12 month) fellowship focuses on clinical training with children and adolescents with autism and other special needs.  The fellow will be responsible for six half day clinics including the following: (1) Two  half day clinics devoted to conducting evaluations (diagnostic interviews, direct testing, and interpretation of results to parents) for children presenting with a question of autism spectrum; (2) Two half day clinics devoted to treatment of children with autism and other co-morbid conditions (primarily parent training and behavior therapy); and (3) Two half day clinics devoted to working with children with special needs with the clinical focus determined by the interest of the fellow (e.g. children with intellectual disabilities, genetic disorders, mood dysregulation, behavioral and conduct issues, elimination issues, etc.)  In addition to the three days described above, the fellow can structure one full day to meet general clinical requirements for licensure, as determined by the interest of the fellow while at the discretion and availability of the supervising faculty. 
 
This fellowship experience might include additional hospital-based or outpatient clinical experiences, as well as research activities. Fellows may have the opportunity to contribute to existing research projects related to autism and developmental disabilities, conduct secondary data analyses, and/or develop their own time-limited project. Research time may also be spent advancing previous projects (e.g., publishing dissertation).
 
Previous training in autism assessment (including administration of the ADOS-2) and intervention (i.e., parent training, direct provision of ABA services) for children and/or adolescents with special needs is highly desired.
 
 
3.  Pediatric Psychology Fellowship - Emphasis working with Children with Gastrointestinal Conditions
 
This one-year (12 month) fellowship focuses on clinical training in pediatric gastrointestinal disorders, with special emphasis on two pediatric patient populations: 1) inflammatory bowel disease (IBD); and, 2) chronic functional abdominal pain (CAP). This fellowship position will include direct clinical care of children and adolescents within our innovative interdisciplinary programs for IBD and CAP, participation in ongoing research and quality improvement efforts within these programs, and relevant educational opportunities within the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition in addition to shared educational experiences with other psychology fellows within the Division of Developmental & Behavioral Sciences. Clinical activities, provided on both the outpatient and inpatient basis, include targeted psychosocial screening for initiating/maintaining factors for GI symptoms, provision of routine psychoeducation and anticipatory guidance to families, brief cognitive-behavioral intervention with patients and parents, and motivational interventions, as well as care coordination and intervention with schools and other medical professionals. The fellow will be provided the opportunity to train in biofeedback during the fellowship year; work toward certification also may be available to those who qualify. Opportunities for shadowing in other integrated medical-psychological clinics housed within the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition (e.g., Liver Care & Transplant, Feeding, Intestinal Rehabilitation, Constipation and Incontinence) may be available as part of the fellow’s personalized training plan. Research is a required component of this fellowship, with emphasis on training in clinical-translational research and quality improvement methodologies.  
 
 
4.  CMKC/KUMC Joint Research/Clinical Pediatric Fellowship (two year)
 
The integrated Department of Pediatrics at Children’s Mercy Kansas City and the University of Kansas Medical Center invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral pediatric psychology fellowship for the 2017-2019 academic years. The primary objective of the fellowship is to prepare the new doctoral level trainee for an academically oriented career in pediatric psychology. The fellowship provides experience in clinical and research training in pediatric psychology with three possible primary pediatric populations: 1) endocrine/diabetes, 2) pain management, and 3) weight management. The fellowship provides the opportunity for clinical experiences across all three populations, but encourages applicants to specialize and obtain depth in one of these areas. Children’s Mercy will be the sponsoring institution with training opportunities in the Integrated Department of Pediatrics at Children’s Mercy Kansas City (CMKC) and the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC). During the two-year postdoctoral fellowship, 40% of the time will be spent in direct clinical care of children and adolescents in clinically related activities, 40% of the time will be spent in research related activities and the remaining 20% of the time spent in educational time.
 
HOW TO APPLY TO THE CHILDREN’S MERCY FELLOWSHIPS:
 
Our fellowship program uses the APPIC Psychology Postdoctoral Application Centralized Application System (APPA CAS) for submission of applications. Applicants may access information on the electronic submission process at https://portal.appicpostdoc.org or the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) website at www.appic.org.
 
To apply to any of these postdoctoral fellowships, please submit the following documents via the APPA Centralized Application System by December 9, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time: 1) A letter of interest identifying the position of interest, your qualifications, specific clinical and/or research interests, and goals for the postdoctoral training year (maximum two pages).  2) Curriculum vitae; 3) Clinical writing sample; and 4) Three letters of recommendation submitted directly from your recommenders (at least two from supervisors familiar with your clinical work).
 
The postdoctoral psychology fellowship program follows the recommended APPIC Postdoctoral Selection Guidelines.  In addition to the APPIC Postdoctoral Program Directory, descriptions of available positions will be posted on the listserv for APA members of Division 53 and Division 54. All qualified applications will be reviewed with invitation for on-site interviews being issues no later than January 30th, 2017. On-site interviews, although subject to change, are expected to be held the week of February 13th through the 16th of 2017.  Offers will be extended on February 27, 2017, as recommended by the APPIC Postdoctoral Selection Guidelines. Applicants will be notified as soon as they are no longer under consideration and when all positions are filled. 
Applicants may access additional and up to date information at the APPIC website. (https://appic.org/About-APPIC/Postdoctoral/APPIC-Postdoctoral-Selection-Guidelines).
 
Please see the Children’s Mercy Kansas City website at childrensmercy.org for additional information.

Pediatric Psychologist Position, Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, St. Louis (posted 8/27/16)

The Department of Psychology at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital is recruiting for a full time pediatric psychologist.  Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital is a 190 bed not-for-profit children’s hospital and the pediatric teaching hospital affiliated with Saint Louis University.  The Psychology Department at Cardinal Glennon is a collaborative department composed of eleven psychologists and a neuropsychologist.  This psychologist position provides pediatric psychology consultative care to medical services and provides care for hospitalized medical patients.  In addition, this psychologist provides consultative and therapeutic care for inpatients and outpatients as an integral team member of the Oncology program.  Therapeutic services are also provided for referred outpatients with psychological disorders.  Opportunities are available to participate in education, training, and the development of new programs for medical patients.
 
Candidates must have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in psychology from an APA accredited program and be license eligible in the state of Missouri.   Pediatric psychology experience is preferred.
 
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Dr. Donna Gfeller, Ph.D. at the address below.
 
Donna Gfeller, Ph.D.
Director, Departments of Psychology, Psychiatry, and the
Knights of Columbus Developmental Center
SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital
1465 S. Grand Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63104
314-577-5667
donna_gfeller@ssmhc.com 

Child Psychologist Position, Developmental Center, SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, St. Louis (posted 7/7/16)

The Knights of Columbus Developmental Center at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital is recruiting for a full time child psychologist.  Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital is a 190 bed not-for-profit children’s medical center and the pediatric teaching hospital affiliated with Saint Louis University.  The Knights of Columbus Developmental Center at Cardinal Glennon is a multidisciplinary team composed of developmental pediatricians, a neurologist, a psychiatrist, child psychologists, clinical nurses, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapist, social worker, family resource specialist, and medical research staff.  The psychologist functions as an integral member of this collaborative team which is designed to provide diagnostic evaluation of children referred for autism spectrum disorders and other developmental concerns.  The psychologist provides psychological assessments using diagnostic interviews and psychological test batteries.  The Center is involved in community education and training of residents and pre-professionals.  Opportunities are available to participate in therapy, education, training, and research activities.  
 
Candidates must have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in psychology from an APA accredited program and be license eligible in the state of Missouri.   Developmental psychology or autism experience is preferred. 
 
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Dr. Donna Gfeller, Ph.D. at the address below.
 
Donna Gfeller, Ph.D.
Director, Departments of Psychology, Psychiatry, and the 
Knights of Columbus Developmental Center
SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital
1465 S. Grand Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63104
314-577-5667

Full-time Psychologist Position, Eating Disorders Center, Children’s Mercy, Kansas City (posted 6/24/16)

The Division of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences is seeking an experienced, full-time Psychologist to join our dynamic, cohesive multidisciplinary team in the rapidly growing Eating Disorders Center (EDC) at Children’s Mercy, Kansas City (CM-KC). The EDC is comprised of a team of 14 providers specializing in the medical, psychological, and nutritional treatment of patients with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, avoidant-restrictive food intake disorder, and related disorders. The EDC is committed to providing excellent integrated outpatient care to children/teens with eating disorders and their families. Clinical Care is offered through two outpatient treatment tracks in the EDC: Family–oriented Multidisciplinary Team Treatment, and formalized Family-Based Treatment (Maudsley approach); as well as inpatient medical stabilization at Children’s Mercy- Kansas Hospital. The EDC psychologists are also active in collaborative research, and provide training and supervision through the APA-accredited Psychology Internship and APPIC Fellowship, as well as training medical Residents and Fellows through academic appointments through the University of Missouri- Kansas City (UMKC). This position offers the opportunity to participate in program development related to treating Binge Eating Disorder, and developing Intensive Outpatient treatment programming.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Evaluate and children/adolescents with eating disorders and their families in an outpatient setting
  • Actively collaborate to provide integrated psychological care as a member of the EDC multidisciplinary team
  • Assist in further developing programs and implementing empirically-based treatment modalities such as CBT, DBT, FBT, and ACT
  • Serve as a consultant to CM KC medical staff and community providers
  • Participate in CM-KC Medical staff and UMKC School of medicine committees and service.

Applicants must have:

  1. A PhD in child clinical psychology or clinical psychology
  2. Completed an APA-accredited internship
  3. Completed a Post-doctoral Fellowship focused in clinical child psychology, pediatric eating disorders, or other relevant area.
  4. Expertise in providing evidence-based treatment for eating disorders: (e.g. CBT, FBT, DBT, ACT.) is highly desirable.
  5. Experience in working with families with significant psychosocial stressors.
  6. License eligible in the States of Missouri and Kansas
  7. Certification by the American Board of Professional Psychology within 5 years of employment

Academic appointments (non-­ tenure track) are awarded through the UMKC School of Medicine EOE/AAP.

A letter of application detailing relevant experience and current curriculum vitae should be sent to:

Lynne Covitz, Ph.D., ABPP, Chief, Section of Psychology

Division of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences
2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108
lmcovitz@cmh.edu
(816) 234-3584

The position includes a competitive salary and benefits package. The Division of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences at Children’s Mercy offers a desirable and collegial work environment with an excellent quality of life.

Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, 354-bed pediatric health system, serving half a million patients each year from across the country. Children’s Mercy has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” and received Magnet® recognition three times for excellence in nursing services. In affiliation with the University of Missouri-Kansas City, our faculty of nearly 600 pediatric subspecialists and researchers is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatric subspecialists. And, our leadership in pediatric genomic medicine and clinical pharmacology is driving research and innovation in heart care, neonatology, hematology/oncology and other subspecialties to transform outcomes for children here and around the world.

Kansas City is located in the heart of America. It has small-town friendliness, with big-city dining, a variety of entertainment options, incredible jazz, professional sports, world-renowned museums, great shopping and more fountains than any city in the world, other than Rome. The metropolitan area of more than 2 million people has some of the best public school districts in the nation.

Clinical Child Psychologist Position, Children’s Mercy Kansas City (posted 5/9/16)

The Division of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences at Children’s Mercy Kansas City, Section of Psychology is recruiting an early to mid-career psychologist to provide psychological services to the children and families served within the ADHD Specialty Clinic, and to engage in further program development. Specifically, the psychologist will have a dual focus on implementation of evidence-based clinical interventions for ADHD and associated common behavior problems as well as research and program development relevant to the clinic’s practice.  The psychologist will be responsible for the evaluation and treatment of ADHD and related disorders within an interdisciplinary team and provide consultation to schools, as necessary.  Additionally, the psychologist will have responsibilities for managing aspects related to the Summer Treatment Program for ADHD including staff training, program development, and direct patient care activities. The psychologist is expected to contribute to program development and conduct applied research related to the Summer Treatment Program for ADHD. Additional research and development activities will involve expanding the scope of the clinic’s evidence-based services by developing a school consultation program and the evaluation of treatment outcomes. It is expected this faculty member will participate in both clinical and academic activities, with percent distribution of time being approximately 80% in clinical/teaching activities, including teaching pediatric residents and fellows, as well as participation in the APA accredited psychology internship program, and approximately 20% time in hospital service/research/program development/administrative tasks.
 
Applicants must have:
 
1) A PhD in pediatric psychology, child clinical psychology or clinical psychology
2) Completed an APA-accredited internship
3) Completed a Post-doctoral Fellowship in focused in clinical child psychology
3) Experience in working with children with complex psychological and behavioral problems.
4) Experience in working with families with significant psychosocial stressors.
5) License eligible in the States of Missouri and Kansas
6)  Certification by the American Board of Professional Psychology within 5 years of employment
 
The position includes a competitive salary and benefits package.  The Division of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences at Children’s Mercy offers a desirable and collegial work environment with an excellent quality of life.  More information on the hospital can be found www.childrensmercy.org
 
A letter of application detailing relevant experience and current curriculum vitae should be sent to:
Lynne Covitz, Ph.D., ABPP, Chief, Section of Psychology
Division of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences
2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108
lmcovitz@cmh.edu
(816) 234-3584

Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, 354-bed pediatric health system, serving half a million patients each year from across the country. Children’s Mercy has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” and received Magnet® recognition three times for excellence in nursing services. In affiliation with the University of Missouri-Kansas City, our faculty of nearly 600 pediatric subspecialists and researchers is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatric subspecialists. And, our leadership in pediatric genomic medicine and clinical pharmacology is driving research and innovation in heart care, neonatology, hematology/oncology and other subspecialties to transform outcomes for children here and around the world.
 
Kansas City is located in the heart of America. It has small-town friendliness, with big-city dining, a variety of entertainment options, incredible jazz, professional sports, world-renowned museums, great shopping and more fountains than any city in the world, other than Rome. The metropolitan area of more than 2 million people has some of the best public school districts in the nation.
 
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Assistant Clinical Professor and Executive Director of Family Access Center, UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, Columbia (posted 1/27/16)

We are seeking a licensed mental health professional with extensive experience in providing scientifically supported behavioral and mental health screenings, assessments, and direct services to youth (aged 0-19) and their immediate family.
 
The position is a 12 month Clinical Instructor position with the University of Missouri’s College of Education and will require the applicant to act as the Executive Director of the Family Access Center for Excellence (FACE) of Boone County, Missouri. FACE is a newly funded, direct community service center jointly supported by the Boone County Children’s Services Fund, MO Department of Social Services and the University of Missouri’s Department of Educational, School and Counseling Psychology, the Missouri Prevention Center, the Department of Psychological Sciences, and the School of Social Work. FACE is an innovative approach to coordinating and improving the mental and physical health, well-being, and safety of children and families in Boone County, MO in a manner that is transparent and promotes client/family direct involvement and choice in the development and implementation of evidence-based treatment plans. 
 
Job Duties: The director will:
  1. Hire and supervise 6 licensed mental health direct service providers;
  2. Manage and maintain the development of the FACE facility and all client records in a secure manner;
  3. Develop a strengths-based, youth-centered and family focused wraparound service system;
  4. Report monthly on relevant FACE operations to a 12 person oversight board;
  5. Submit timely reports to the Boone County Social Services quality assurance monitoring system;
  6. Manage an annual budget and support MU faculty efforts to obtain third party funding to support existing and new operations and research of FACE operations;
  7. Facilitate the development of an online, integrated information management system to assess and track progress of all FACE clientele;
  8. Collaborate with MU research consultants in the School of Social Work, Department of Educational, Counseling and School Psychology, and Department of Psychological Sciences to ensure all FACE activities are scientifically based;
  9. Facilitate and abide by the development of Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) between FACE, community agencies and service providers, and city and county government offices to improve the coordination of services for all FACE clientele.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • A PhD in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related field;
  • Prior experience in supervising clinical staff and managing budgets and facilities where behavioral and mental health services are provided to high risk populations;
  • Licensed mental health professional.
Candidates will be evaluated on the following factors:
  • Experience supervising clinical staff and managing budgets and facilities where behavioral and mental health services are provided to high risk populations.
  • Training, experience, and skills in engagement, assessment, providing scientifically supported treatments to youth and family systems, progress monitoring, and evaluation of effective services at the person, family, and program levels;
  • Experience in providing direct clinical services for youth and families of youth with mental health concerns;
  • Understanding and/or experience of policies and procedures embedded within social systems commonly encountered by youth and families (i.e., juvenile justice, law enforcement, foster care, department of social services, department of mental health, etc.), and a strong understanding of the research and program evaluation cycle;
  • Ability to coordinate clinical services and provide clinical supervision to staff and graduate students;
  • Ability to provide service to the program, department, college, and the profession; and
  • Communication, leadership, organizational and management skills.
This position will be housed in the Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology (ESCP; College of Education) and will work closely with faculty in the School of Social Work (College of Human Environmental Sciences) and the Department of Psychological Sciences (College of Arts & Sciences).
 
About the College of Education and ESCP: The College of Education is ranked among the top doctoral granting colleges of education in the country. Today, the College has a student population of approximately 1,100 undergraduates and 1,500 graduate students with 74 tenured/tenure-track and 27 full-time non-tenure track faculty members. The College recently completed a new strategic plan and is financially well positioned to invest in opportunities for innovative ideas in support of the plan. Annual expenditures for externally funded projects are approximately $15.5 million with funded projects in research, instruction and public service. Our research portfolio has increased significantly in recent years, and is poised for continued significant strategic growth. ESCP offers doctoral degrees in School Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Research Methodology, and Educational Psychology. Master’s and Specialist degrees are offered in Educational Psychology, School Psychology, Counseling Psychology, School Counseling, and Career Counseling. More information on the department can be found at: http://education.missouri.edu/ESCP/index.php.
 
About MU and the Surrounding Community: MU is the oldest state university west of the Mississippi River and the largest of the four institutions in the University of Missouri System. In 1848, MU became the first public university in the nation to open a college specific to teacher preparation. Cultural diversity is an important goal supported by the Department, College, and MU. MU is located in Columbia, a metropolitan community of approximately 130,000 that has been rated by Money Magazine, Men’s Journal and MSN.COM as one of the best places to live in the U.S. MU has a student body of over 35,500, and is designated as a Carnegie Research University with very high research activity. MU is one of only six universities in the U.S. that is both the flagship and land grant institution housing medicine, veterinary medicine, and law on the same campus. As an AAU member institution since 1908, MU is recognized as one of the top research and educational institutions in the nation

This position provides an opportunity to work at a world-class research university in a beautiful and diverse setting that offers a high quality of life. There are numerous opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts and Columbia has been recognized as a bike-friendly community. Both Kansas City and St. Louis are within a 90-minute drive offering the shopping and cultural opportunities of major metropolitan areas. Columbia has a very high quality public school system and provides many opportunities for art, culture and music enthusiasts.
 
Salary: $65,000 – 85,000; Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
 
Appointment: Non-tenure-track, twelve-month appointment with possibility of renewal
 
To Apply: Apply on-line at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php. Upload (a) a letter of application which describes your qualifications for the position, (b) names and contact information for three references in the Attachments section of the application, and (c) your resume/CV, uploaded in the Resume/CV and Cover Letter section.
 
Questions concerning the position or the operations of FACE may be directed to:
Dr. Aaron Thompson (ThompsonAA@missouri.edu); (573)882-0124
Or
Dr. Wendy Reinke (ReinkeW@missouri.edu); (573)882-7890
 
Beginning Review Date: Formal review of applications will begin March 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
 
The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer: Women, minorities and disabled individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.  To request ADA accommodations, please contact the Dean’s Office at 573-882-8524. The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.