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Position Title
Psychology Post Doctoral Fellowship

University of Massachusetts/Amherst

Center for Counseling and Psychological Health

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Position Description
Center for Counseling and Psychological Health invites applications for 2 full time, 12 month Postdoctoral Fellowships for 2013-2014. The Fellowship begins on August 19, 2013, and ends August 17, 2014. Each position has a salary of $28,000 with benefits of health insurance, vacation and sick leave. Office is equipped with a computer, voicemail,
e-mail and internet access. Deadline for application is February 8, 2013.

Fellows will receive supervised training in counseling/psychotherapy, comprehensive training and supervision in the assessment of Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and mental health crisis intervention. Our training program will be of interest to individuals with a doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical psychology and are seeking postdoctoral supervised clinical experience. Fellows receive three hours of individual supervision weekly.

Fellows do intake assessment, carry a case load of brief therapy clients, present at case conferences, and conduct psychological assessments for Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder and participate in the crisis on-call rotation. Fellows receive clinical supervision from a licensed psychologist, as well as, intense supervision of assessment practices and assessment reports writing. A major portion of training is in assessment.

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates must have completed a doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited graduate institution and must have completed a pre-doctoral psychology internship. Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student population; demonstrated competence in psychological assessment; knowledge of developmental issues of college students; and ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty and staff are required. Candidates will be required to submit verification of completion of their doctorate prior to the start date. On call shifts require evening, weekend, and holiday availability.

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Required Application Materials
APPLICATION PROCEDURE Send a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, and two letters of reference from former clinical supervisors. Send materials to: Karen DeSalvio, Human Resources Manager Attn: R42810 University Health Services, University of Massachusetts, 150 Infirmary Way, Amherst, MA 01003 (Phone-413-577-5060)

Application Deadline
February 8, 2013

Starting Date
August 19, 2013

Send Applications To:
Karen DeSalvio, Human Resources Manager R42810

Mailing Address
150 Infirmary Way
Amherst, MA 01003

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