April 20, 2015

Tulane postdoc announcement

The Tulane Clinical Psychology training program is pleased to announce a full-time postdoctoral fellowship in Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health to begin July 1, 2015. For more information and to apply for the position, please visit tulane.edu/jobs/.

Position Summary:
A full time post-doctoral fellow will provide assessment, treatment and psychoeducation services to maltreated children under the age of 6 years and their families involved with child welfare within one program and consultation to childcare centers and charter school staff and parents regarding young children within another program. The 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 problems and make appropriate referrals. The fellow will also provide consultation and training to multidisciplinary professionals.
Training and supervision will be provided throughout the year. Opportunities for teaching and training may be available.
1. Successful completion of an APA-accredited internship by the start of the fellowship
2. PhD or PsyD in Clinical or Counseling Psychology

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.

1  Experience participating as a member of an interdisciplinary team
2.  Working knowledge of child development
3.  Experience in supervision and teaching
4.  Experience with consultation to parents, educators, and child welfare staff
Devi Miron Murphy, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Training Director, Clinical Psychology
Tulane Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
mailing address:
1430 Tulane Ave. #8055
New Orleans, LA 70112

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