GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS ______________________________________________________________________________
We are happy to release the April 2013 CAA SIG newsletter. Please click here to see all of the latest updates! _______________________________________________________________________________
Please click here to find our SIG members' most recent publications as of January, 2013. Great job, everyone! _______________________________________________________________________________
Congratulations to this year's recipient of the 2012 Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders SIG Travel Award!
Laura Skriner, of Rutgers University, was this year's recipient of the SIG Travel Award for her submission entitled, "Cross-Ethnic
Measurement Invariance of the SCARED in an Ethnically Diverse Youth
Sample." Ms. Skriner gave a wonderful presentation of her study during the CAA SIG Meeting during the annual convention in November. Congratulations, Laura!
Congratulations to our 2012 SIG Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Poster Winner!
We are pleased to announce that Christine Cooper-Vince, M.A., of Boston University, was the winner of the 2012 SIG Poster Award for her poster presentation, entitled, "The interaction of family income and parental intrusiveness in the prediction of child anxiety." Congratulations, Christine!
The SIG is excited to present our list of recently published works authored by our very own SIG members. Based on the size of the document, our members have clearly been hard at work! Please view the document here and share with colleagues who may be in search of recent research related to child and adolescent anxiety disorders and treatment.
Post Doctoral Fellowship Anxiety and Mood Disorders Child Mind Institute
The Child Mind Institute is seeking a full-time
clinical post-doctoral fellow within our Anxiety and Mood Disorders
Center. The candidate should possess exceptional clinical skills in the
assessment of children and adolescents who have anxiety and mood
disorders. The fellow should have significant cognitive and behavioral
therapy training and/or dialectical behavior therapy training. The
fellow is expected to perform semi-structured clinical assessments,
provide treatment to children and adolescents, provide parental support
via psycho-education and parent training and participate in
multidisciplinary team case conferences.
The Anxiety and Mood Disorders Center offers a two-year, full-time
postdoctoral fellowship, which begins on July 1, 2013. Fellowship
training focuses on the accurate diagnosis and use of evidence-based
treatment for children, adolescents, and their families, with
experiences including clinical work, didactics, and exposure to
Postdoctoral Fellowship Positions Boston Children's Hospital
The Boston Children’s Hospital is pleased to offer several postdoctoral
fellowship programs for the 2013-2014 academic year. Fellows
will receive Harvard Medical School appointments (Clinical Fellow in
Psychology), as well as library privileges at all Harvard libraries. Trainees in each of the postdoctoral programs
have the option, with the permission of the director of their program, to
participate in activities of the other programs. Fellowships will generally begin on September
1 and finish on August 31, unless special arrangements are approved for a
different term. Requirements include
both completion f doctoral studies and psychology internship at an APA/CPA
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Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Research
Training Program in Child Mental Health NIMH/ Alpert Medical School of Brown University
NIMH/ Alpert Medical School of Brown University Research
Training Program in Child Mental Health offers postdoctoral fellowship
positions. Please be aware that the Child
Mental Health Research T32 is entering its renewal year - 2nd year of
fellowship pending funding. The Research Training Program in Child Mental Health prepares
post-residency psychiatrists, post-doctoral psychologists, and behavioral
scientists to conduct independent research in the area of child mental health
as full-time University faculty members. The Program is a two-year fellowship
in which research fellows train under the guidance of experienced mentors. It
includes didactic work, participation in ongoing funded projects, and
independent research. A central characteristic of the Program is its diversity.
Participating faculty have expertise in normal development, psychophathology,
psychophysiology and public health. This diversity allows for four broad
areas of research training: 1) developmental processes and risk factors
(emphasis on infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in risk contexts); 2)
pediatric psychology/psychiatry including depression/ suicidality, anxiety disorders,
HIV, obesity, asthma, smoking; 3) biological basis of biobehavioral regulation
including genetics, chronobiology and neuroimaging; and 4) childhood mood,
anxiety, autism, and substance use disorders.
Other Training and Job Opportunities: _______________________________________________________________________________
Anxiety Specialist Anxiety and Stress Reduction Center of Seattle
Anxiety and Stress Reduction Center of Seattle (ASRC) invites
applications for a staff clinician position beginning July, 2013. The
position will include providing individual therapy for clients with the
full range of anxiety and stress related disorders, as well as
trichotillomania and other body-focused repetitive behaviors, tic
disorders, and body dysmorphic disorder. The ideal applicant will have
strong interest and experience in specializing in some or all of the
areas above, along with superb clinical skills. We will consider either a
child/adolescent/family or adult focused clinician.
ASRC is a thriving outpatient center specializing in anxiety disorders,
comprised of over ten clinical psychologists and one psychiatrist. We
offer comprehensive administrative services and billing, benefits,
weekly consultation team with highly specialized members, beautiful
office space in downtown Seattle, and opportunities to participate in
our research and quality assurance programs.
ASRC is part of a larger network, the Evidence Based Treatment Centers
of Seattle (EBTCS). EBTCS also includes specialty centers focused on
dialectical behavior therapy, eating and weight disorders, and child,
adolescent, and parenting interventions. EBTCS invests in research,
quality assurance, and a postdoctoral fellowship program. We strongly
emphasize evidence-based, compassionate, team-based care, with high
value placed on monitoring the progress of our clients throughout
treatment. For more information please visit our websites, www.asrcseattle.com and www.ebtseattle.com.
will be considered who have a masters or doctoral degree in clinical
psychology or social work and significant experience in anxiety and
stress related disorders and/or body-focused repetitive behaviors and
Please e-mail or fax a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three references to:
McLean Hospital is pleased to announce an opening for a Research
Assistant (RA) position in its new pediatric anxiety disorders clinic.
The opening is for a volunteer RA, and it will begin in the fall of
2013. Duties will include conducting independent
evaluations of children ages 9-18 who either are involved in intensive
outpatient treatment or are on the wait list. The RA will receive at
least an hour of individual supervision per week and will have the
opportunity to attend weekly didactic seminars.
Other duties will include, but are not exclusive to, coordinating
interviews, managing data, writing assessment reports, and facilitating
IRB reviews. We are seeking a time commitment of 16-20 hours per week.
If you are interested in the position, please
email Kathryn Boger, Ph.D. at firstname.lastname@example.org.