The postdoctoral position involves a variety of assessment activities as well as some opportunities for treatment/intervention and research. Assessment duties will involve the use of a wide range of assessment tools. Referrals for child assessment will come from a variety of clinics including cranio-facial disorders clinic, feeding clinic, neurodevelopment clinic, pediatric neurology clinic, pediatric oncology clinic, spina bifida clinic, as well as many others. Most child evaluations will include assessment of the childs neurocognitive functioning, behavioral functioning, psychological functioning, and developmental level.
Opportunities for treatment and intervention activities will come primarily from serving within a multi-disciplinary clinic setting as well as inpatient consultation & liaison services to the medical floors of the DCH. Research opportunities are wide and varied, depending on the interests of the postdoctoral fellow.
The postdoctoral fellow will have access to a multitude of career development opportunities through the CDRC/IDD and OHSU, including a full range of didactic offerings. Further, opportunities to offer community based trainings to parents and service providers are available.
PhD/PsyD in Psychology from APA-accredited program
Completion of APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship (PhD/PsyD in Psychology from APA-accredited program)
Experience with assessment and behavioral treatment of youth
Standardized assessment tools for cognitive, developmental, and psychological functioning for preschool children through adolescence
Behavioral/cognitive-behavioral treatment skills
Residency contract approved by the Oregon Board of Psychologist Examiners
Able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
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