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GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Please find attached the newest edition of the Child & Adolescent Anxiety SIG newsletter!
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The Child & Adolescent Anxiety SIG will be holding elections for the following positions at our annual meeting this November:

President-Elect  This position will be held from November 2014 to November 2015, at which point the President-Elect will assume the President position. Primary responsibilities include assisting the President in the oversight of all SIG-related matters, including planning conference activities, contributing to the SIG website and newsletter, the coordination of SIG awards, and member recruitment and outreach. 

Newsletter Co-Editor This position will be held from November 2014 to November 2016. The co-editor will assist in preparing the tri-annual SIG newsletter and will serve on the SIG executive committee.

If you are interested in running for either of these elected positions, or if you have any questions, please backchannel your self-nomination to me at puliafia@nyspi.columbia.edu by September 30. Voting will take place online prior to the ABCT conference and election results will be announced at the SIG annual meeting. 
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ABCT 2014 Convention Pre-Conference

Save the date! The SIG will once again be hosting its annual preconference event prior to the ABCT conference. This year's preconference will occur on Thursday, November 20 from 1-5pm at the Philadelphia Marriott in room Grand Ballroom G.

This year's preconference keynote speaker will be Dr. Philip Kendall. His talk is entitled, "The Dissemination and Implementation of Anxiety Services for Youth." Please see the ABCT Preconference tab to the left for more details.
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Annual ABCT SIG Poster Expo
We invite student and professional SIG members to submit posters for the annual SIG Poster Expo at the ABCT Conference in Philadelphia, PA. All submissions should consist of empirical studies related to child and adolescent anxiety treatment and/or research, or reviews of topics of interest to the SIG membership. Posters first-authored by students will be considered for The Child and Adolescent Anxiety SIG Presentation Award for excellence in child and adolescent anxiety research, with a $50 check and certificate to be awarded to the winner. Deadline for submission is August 15, 2014. Please click here to view the full advertisement.
 
Child & Adolescent Anxiety SIG Student Travel Award
The SIG Student Travel Award will recognize excellence in student research in the field of child and adolescent anxiety disorders. Any graduate student or postdoctoral fellow who has completed or is in the process of completing an empirical study related to the assessment, treatment, or phenomenology of youth anxiety disorders is eligible for the award. The award winner will receive an award certificate, a $200 award, and the opportunity to present the research at the Annual CAA SIG meeting held at the ABCT conference in Philadelphia, PA (November 21-23, 2014). Deadline for submission is August 15, 2014. Please click here to view the full advertisement.
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Please click here to view recent publications by members of the SIG!
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RECENT PUBLICATIONS
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The SIG is excited to present our list of recently published works authored by our very own SIG members. Please click here to find our SIG members' most recent publications as of January, 2013. Great job, everyone!

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS
- Faculty Position Job Opportunities
- Postdoctoral Fellow Job Opportunities
- Other Opportunities
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Faculty Position Job Opportunities
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None currently available

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Postdoctoral Fellowship Job Opportunities:
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Clinical Psychology
Young Adult and Family Center

This position is predominantly clinical in nature, but also includes lots of opportunities for teaching and research as well as program development. We would love to take on someone early career who is really passionate about science and behavior therapy. You would join an established, intensively-trained DBT team and work to develop an innovative CBT program for ages 13-25.

The Young Adult and Family Center in the Child and Adolescent Division of the Department of Psychiatry seeks a Psychologist II to provide Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (“CBT”) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (“DBT”) to children, adolescents, young adults, and families, both individually and in collaboration with a consultation team and trainees in the Young Adult and Family Center.

Please click here to view the full job advertisement.

Posted to ABCT list serv on 7/9/14.
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Clinical Postdoctoral Fellow
Massachusetts General Hospital Child CBT Program

The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry seeks an entry-level psychologist for a full-time position in the Child Cognitive Behavioral Therapy program, to begin in fall 2014/winter 2015 (specific start date contingent upon hospital credentialing and insurance empanelment). Our program serves children, adolescents, and young adults (ages 3-24 years) with a range of emotional, behavioral, and developmental difficulties, with a focus on youth with anxiety and mood disorders. Although this is a clinical position, our program also offers opportunities for research and training/dissemination. The position includes a junior faculty appointment at Harvard Medical School. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA/CPA accredited program; must have completed a child-focused pre-doctoral internship; and should have expertise evaluating and treating children and adolescents with CBT. Applicants should be licensed (or license eligible) in Massachusetts. Please email a cover letter, CV, and names and contacts for three references to Dina Hirshfeld-Becker, PhD at dhirshfeld@partners.org.

Posted to APA Division 53 list serv on 1/14/14.
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Postdoctoral Fellowship
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

The Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is accepting applications for a one-year Child/Adolescent Clinical Psychology Fellowship beginning September, 2, 2014. The post-doctoral fellow will receive training and provide clinical services using Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) with adolescents, Trauma-Focused CBT, CBT for depression and anxiety, and CBT/play therapy blended treatments. The postdoctoral fellow also provides consultation and liaison, crisis intervention, and linkage services to pediatrics inpatients following traumatic events. The fellowship includes opportunities provide psychotherapy supervision to psychology externs. Fellows may also receive training in the Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). Approximately 50% of the fellow’s time is devoted to DBT and 50% to childhood trauma and caregiver-child dyadic treatments. The post-doctoral fellow will also have opportunities to participate in ongoing research in these areas. Located in the Southern part of Los Angeles (LA) County, Harbor-UCLA is a county hospital and academic training center that is affiliated with the UCLA School of Medicine. The fellowship is housed in the outpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic, which is directly operated by the LA County Department of Mental Health. The clinic serves a primarily disadvantaged, ethnic minority population. Hence, another focus of the fellowship is the use of evidence-based treatments in a community setting. The candidate must have successfully completed an APA accredited doctoral program and APA-approved pre-doctoral clinical internship prior to the fellowship start date. Prior training in and commitment to evidence-based treatments is also required. In order to apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vita, 3 letters of recommendation, and the post-doctoral application on our department's website (http://psychology.labiomed.org/fellowship.htm) to Drs. Michele Berk (micheleberk@gmail.com) and Janine Shelby (jshelby@dmh.lacounty.gov). Applicants will be screened on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Posted to ABCT list serv on 1/2/14.
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Clinical Postdoctoral Fellowships in Anxiety Disorders
Columbia University

We anticipate hiring several clinical postdoctoral fellows starting July 1, 2014 or September 1, 2014 at the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CUCARD) in NYC.  While gaining a broad set of experiences and advanced education in the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety and related disorders, each fellow will have the opportunity to specialize in one or two of the following areas: 1) School Refusal Program, 2) Coaching Approach behavior and Leading through Modeling (CALM), a Parent-Child Interaction Therapy for early-onset anxiety disorders, 3) Launching Emerging Adults Programs (LEAP). Please click here to view the full advertisement. The postdoctoral fellow will be supervised by our licensed staff including Dr. Albano, will conduct group therapies with Dr. Albano and other staff members, and will be mentored individually and by the collective group. Participation in ABCT and APA's Division 53 will be encouraged and benefits include a travel stipend. Applicants should send a cover letter, vita, and three letters of reference to Anne Marie Albano, PhD, CUCARD, 3 Columbus Circle, Suite 1425, New York, NY, 10019.

See our soon-to-be updated website for more information about CUCARD: www.anxietytreatmentnyc.org

Posted to ABCT list serv on 1/10/14.

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Other Training and Job Opportunities:
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Clinical Psychologist
Young Adult and Family Center

This position is predominantly clinical in nature, but also includes lots of opportunities for teaching and research as well as program development. We would love to take on someone early career who is really passionate about science and behavior therapy. You would join an established, intensively-trained DBT team and work to develop an innovative CBT program for ages 13-25.

The Young Adult and Family Center in the Child and Adolescent Division of the Department of Psychiatry seeks a Psychologist II to provide Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (“CBT”) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (“DBT”) to children, adolescents, young adults, and families, both individually and in collaboration with a consultation team and trainees in the Young Adult and Family Center.

Please click here to view the full job advertisement.

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Full-time Clinical Psychologist
Private Practice with Dr. Steve Kurtz, PhD, ABPP

We are recruiting 2 full time psychologists who are well trained in, and love to work with, both the internalizing and externalizing disorders of childhood, with a heavy emphasis on early childhood. Our suite is equipped with several state-of-the-art one-way mirrors to facilitate live coaching of parents, students, and those seeking consultation, in addition to well-appointed clinical offices and a dedicated group training/workshop space. All persons in the practice will either come trained in PCIT and/or the behavioral treatment of child anxiety, or be excited to be trained to fidelity in PCIT and other protocols by the practice's principal, Dr. Steve Kurtz, a certified PCIT Master Trainer. Likewise, all clinicians in the group will be trained to fidelity in our selective mutism protocols developed over the past 14 years with Dr. Kurtz's associations at the NYU Child Study Center and the Child Mind Institute. We provide very competitive salary and unsurpassed professional benefits.  Kindly pass this information on to any professionals you think might be a good fit in joining our already expanding group. Our doors open July 1, 2014 but starting dates for these positions are flexible depending on one's current commitments. Preference will be given to those already licensed in NY state, but out of state psychologists and Limited Permit holders will certainly be considered. Please contact Dr. Kurtz, PhD, ABPP for more information or to apply: skurtz.phd@gmail.com

Posted to ABCT CAA SIG list serv on 3/28/14.

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