January 6, 2015

Adult and Child Trauma Fellowship Positions at the University of Missouri – St. Louis

Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis (CASGSL), a unit of the Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Missouri – St. Louis is accepting applications for two postdoctoral fellowship positions in the areas of Adult and Child Trauma beginningSeptember 1, 2015. CASGSL is a fully-funded Category III site of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) through the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (Grant #061114-01). Fellows will be working on the Families Learning About Recovery Strategies (FLARES) project which is piloting the integration of Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) for caregivers and child who have both experienced trauma. For the FLARES project, CASGSL has partnered with the Center for Trauma Recovery (CTR), also a unit of the Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Missouri – St. Louis, and nationally known for excellence in using evidenced based treatment to address distress related to adult trauma exposure. The primary objective for these positions is to produce clinicians who are well versed in the practice, supervision and training of evidenced based practice used to treat traumatic stress in either adults or children. Training includes opportunities for outpatient individual and family therapy as well as opportunities for supervision of student trainees and dissemination of the FLARES model to community clinicians. Fellows provide services to a diverse clientele of children and adults. The University of Missouri – St. Louis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

Applicants will have completed an APA-accredited internship and all requirements for a doctoral degree in Clinical/Counseling Psychology prior to an anticipated September 1, 2015 start date. For the Child Trauma position, training in and experienced implementing TF-CBT is strongly preferred. For the Adult Trauma position, training and experience with CPT is also preferred. In addition to a 12-month competitive stipend, fellows will be eligible for the University benefit package including medical, dental, and life insurance, and paid professional liability insurance
First consideration will be given to complete applications received by February 1, 2015. To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a copy of graduate transcript through the University of Missouri- St. Louis Human Resources department via the link below. Please mail or email three letters of reference to:

Rachel Wamser Nanney, Ph.D.
Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis
Weinman Building, Upper Level
University of Missouri – St. Louis, One University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63121
Email: WamserR@umsl.edu 

Adult Trauma Position: https://myhr.umsystem.edu/psp/tamext/STLOU/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=14724&SiteId=5&PostingSeq=1

Child Trauma Position: https://myhr.umsystem.edu/psp/tamext/STLOU/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=14708&SiteId=5&PostingSeq=1

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