Postdoctoral Fellowship - Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Psychology

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Postdoctoral Fellowship - Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Psychology

Location:
New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Dec 18, 2020
Description:

A full time post-doctoral fellow will provide early childhood mental health consultation services to children under the age of 6 years enrolled in early learning centers and family child care homes in Southern Louisiana and their childcare caregivers and families. Fellow should be able to clinically conceptualize a wide variety of cases involving young children and their caregivers with challenging behaviors, attachment and/or relationship problems, developmental delays, and/or other mental health issues and make appropriate referrals. Fellow will also provide consultation and training to multidisciplinary professionals. Visits to child care providers may be made in person or remotely through a HIPAA-compliant telehealth platform.  Program will provide personal protective equipment according to health department guidelines (e.g., cloth masks, hand sanitizer) for use during in person visits.

Training and supervision will be provided throughout the year. Opportunities for providing reflective supervision, teaching, and training may be available.


Qualifications:

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:   

1. Successful completion of an APA-accredited internship by the start of the fellowship

2. PhD or PsyD in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited program

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES TYPICALLY NEEDED TO PERFORM THIS JOB SUCCESSFULLY:  

1.  Psychological assessment skills

2.  Interdisciplinary consultation and collaboration skills

3.  Individual and group therapy skills

4.  Completion of specialized training in infant mental health or capability to complete training in infant mental health

5.  Experience in a clinical setting working with children and adults (e.g., mental health clinic, practicum placement, etc.)

6.  Ability to provide training to other professionals and students

7.  Must have the necessary physical skills to complete consultations and required documentation

8.  Competent communication and writing skills

9.  Flexibility and ability to organize and manage time independently.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  

1.  Experience participating as a member of an interdisciplinary team

2.  Working knowledge of child development and developmentally appropriate practices in child care

3.  Experience in supervision and teaching

4.  Experience with consultation to parents, educators, and child welfare staff


Application Instructions:

Candidates must apply in Interfolio and provide the following: 

1. Cover Letter

2. CV

3. Unofficial Transcripts

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted: 1/7/2021
Application Due: 4/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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