GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS ______________________________________________________________________________
Child and Adolescent Anxiety SIG Annual Meeting
Please join us for our Child and Adolescent Anxiety SIG annual meeting on Saturday, October 29 from 4:30-5:30pm in the Majestic & Music Box Rooms, 6th floor.
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Eli Lebowitz will be giving our keynote presentation! Dr. Lebowitz's talk is entitled, "When Anxiety Takes Over... The Family! Biological and Clinical Findings in Family Accommodation of Childhood Anxiety Disorders."
Our student travel award winner Anna Swan will also be presenting her research at the annual meeting and incoming SIG executive committee leadership will be announced.
Looking forward to seeing you all there! ______________________________________________________________________________
Video Series - Updates from CAASIG Groups
As part of our ongoing initiative to facilitate greater communication and collaboration within the CAASIG, we will be uploading video updates from various groups/labs/clinics on a bimonthly basis.
This week, we are highlighting the exciting clinical and research updates from the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic (CAADC) at Temple University. Click here to view the video to learn more about CAADC. Special thanks to this group for kicking off the video series!
Don't forget to check back in a couple months to hear from the next group! ______________________________________________________________________________
ABCT CAASIG 2016 Pre-Conference
Save the date! The Child and Adolescent Anxiety SIG will once again host
its annual preconference event prior to the ABCT conference. This
year's preconference will take place on Thursday, October 27 from 1-5pm at the New York Marriott Marquis, where the conference will be held.
Please see the ABCT Pre-Conference page to register and see more details. ______________________________________________________________________________
Annual ABCT SIG Poster Expo
invite student and professional Child and Adolescent
Anxiety SIG members to submit posters for the annual SIG Poster Expo at
the ABCT Conference in New York, NY. 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 $75
check and certificate to be awarded to the winner. Deadline for
submission is August 12, 2016.
submissions should include: (a) An abstract (about 200 words)
describing the objectives, brief rationale, methods, and preliminary
results/plan for analyses of the ongoing/completed study and (b) An
author's page, containing the title of the poster and authors in order,
followed by their affiliation. Please email all submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 an empirical study related to the
assessment, treatment, or phenomenology of youth anxiety disorders is
eligible for the award. The award winner will receive a $250 award and
will present the winning research project at the Annual CAA SIG meeting
held at the ABCT conference in New York, NY (October 27-30, 2016). Deadline for submission is August 12, 2016.
ABCT membership as a graduate or postdoctoral student. To apply, please
submit your curriculum vitae and a 1-2 page (single spaced) description
of your study, including brief intro, methods and results. Please email
all submissions to email@example.com. ______________________________________________________________________________
Are you a SIG member and interested in adding new citations to the SIG website's list of publications? Click here to submit your citations which will be previewed and uploaded by our Executive Committee. ______________________________________________________________________________
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 September 2016. Great job, everyone! Please click here to add your most up to date citations to our list.
Clinical Postdoctoral Position: The Child/Adolescent OCD, Tic, Trichotillomania, and Anxiety Group (COTTAGe) Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
COTTAGe seeks 1 candidate for a 2-year clinical postdoctoral
position beginning in July 2017. The post-doctoral fellowship at
COTTAGe provides an opportunity for intensive and specialized training
in the assessment and treatment of pediatric OCD, tic disorders,
trichotillomania, and anxiety. This experience allows fellows to receive
supervised training, develop an expertise in cognitive-behavioral
interventions, and advance to licensure.
Applicants must have
completed an APA-approved internship and received their Ph.D. from an
APA-accredited program. The successful applicant will have experience in
the field of clinical psychology with a focus on child and adolescent
anxiety and related disorders. Strong skills in evidence-based
psychological assessments/treatments (e.g.,CBT), training in assessment
and treatment of anxiety disorders in youth required.
will include carrying a caseload of both weekly outpatients (18-20
hours per week) and short-term intensive patients (1 per month), leading
therapy groups, completing weekly intake evaluations, providing
supervision to Master’s level trainees, and participating in workshops
and trainings offered by COTTAGe.
Please submit curriculum vitae,
a cover letter, and 3 reference letters to: Courtney Weiner, Ph.D.,
Child/Adolescent OCD, Tic, Trichotillomania, and Anxiety Group; 3535
Market Street, 6th floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104,
firstname.lastname@example.org. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal
opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women and minority candidates
are strongly encouraged to apply.
Posted on 12/13/2016
Post-doc position in clinical child psychology Yale Child Study Center
The Yale University Child Study Center announces a postdoctoral position in the area of clinical child psychology beginning in the summer of 2017. This position is associated with a study of neural mechanisms of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for anxiety in children with autism spectrum disorder. The position requires a PhD in clinical psychology from an APA-approved program and completion of an APA-approved internship. Primary responsibilities include providing treatment and conducting evaluations of children with ASD who participate in this study. Clinical training will include weekly supervision, didactic seminars and participation in clinical team meetings. This position will allow the fellow to develop expertise in evidence-based psychosocial interventions for children with ASD. Additional specialized training will be available in CBT for irritability and aggression in children across diagnostic categories. The post-doctoral fellow will have access to a wide range of learning opportunities at the Yale Child Study Center including grand rounds, clinical and research seminars, and lectures at the Yale School of Medicine. This position will also provide excellent research opportunities for learning about neuroscience-based clinical research, collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of cognitive neuroscientists, and participation in data analysis and paper writing. Please submit an application and inquiries to Denis Sukhodolsky, Ph.D., email@example.com. The application should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from women, minority candidates and individuals with disabilities.
Posted on 10/7/2016 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Postdoctoral Fellow Position: Pediatric Anxiety/Depression Clinical Research Studies University of Connecticut Health Department of Psychiatry
Applications are being accepted for a clinical-research post‑doctoral position in childhood anxiety/depression. Applicants must have a doctorate in a relevant area of study, excellent oral and written communication skills, experience in conducting clinical research and data analysis, experience in school/community settings, and training in cognitive-behavior therapy preferred. The applicant should have the organizational skills necessary to manage the daily operations of a large-scale randomized controlled trial implemented in numerous schools/clinics. The fellow will be involved in all aspects of the study including (but not limited to): recruitment, outreach, training, supervision of study staff, and data management and analysis, manuscript preparation, and publications. Opportunities for grant writing and transition to faculty are possible. Start date is flexible. Interested applicants should send an email with their curriculum vitae, up to three published research papers, a brief statement of research interests and goals, and three letters of recommendations to Golda S. Ginsburg, Ph.D. at the University of Connecticut Health Department of Psychiatry: firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted on 10/5/2016 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Postdoctoral Clinical Fellowship in Child Adolescent Psychology Anxiety/OCD/Tourette and Related
Disorders The University of South Florida Department of Pediatrics
USF Rothman Center invites applications for a post-doctoral clinical
fellowship position in anxiety/OCD/Tourette
and related disorders (including trichotillomania, skin picking,
hoarding, selective mutism, body dysmorphic disorder). Successful
candidates will be involved in clinical evaluation and treatment of
children, adolescents and adults with anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive
Spectrum Disorders. The primary duties for this position will be
providing evidence based cognitive-behavioral treatment to youth and
their families. Opportunities for work with specialized populations –
e.g., early childhood intervention, older adults, youth
with autism spectrum disorder, are available. Opportunities for PCIT
training. Although the primary responsibilities of the position are
clinical in nature, ample time and opportunities are available for
professional development, grant-related and independent
research. Supervision of graduate students and lecturing opportunities
are also provided. The University of South Florida’s Rothman Center http://health.usf.edu/medicine/pediatrics/rothman/index.htm
is a multidisciplinary program with studies funded by NIH, the CDC, and
several foundation sources. Program psychology faculty include: Drs.
Heather Agazzi, Betty Horng, Adam Lewin, Omar Rahman and Eric Storch.
should have completed their doctoral degree (inclusive of internship)
by the start of
employment. Search remains open until positions are filled – Rolling
Start. Located in sunny St. Petersburg, FL, a community offering a
relaxed, low-cost but high-quality lifestyle. Private office,
competitive salary and fringe benefits. Anticipated start:
Fall 2016. Appointment is for 1 year but most fellows remain for 2
apply, send a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and three letters
of recommendation to: Adam
B. Lewin, Ph.D., ABPP, Program Director, OCD and Related Disorders
Program, University of South Florida Pediatrics – Rothman Center for
Neuropsychiatry, 880 6th St. South Suite 460,
Child Development and Rehabilitation Center at All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 or email@example.com. Applications will
be reviewed as soon as complete – rolling offers. Posted on 6/17/16 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Postdoctoral Fellowship Child Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Program Massachusetts General Hospital
The Child Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Program at Massachusetts General
Hospital, a Harvard Medical School-affiliated medical center, announces a
one-year postdoctoral fellowship in clinical child psychology beginning
September, 2016. Applicants should have completed a PhD in Clinical
Psychology and a pre-doctoral internship with a child specialization at
APA/CPA-accredited programs and should have a strong background in
cognitive behavioral assessment and treatment of children and
adolescents. This fellowship has both a clinical and research focus.
The fellow will provide direct clinical services to children and
adolescents with anxiety disorders through our Intensive CBT Program.
Our program also offers the fellow the opportunity to conduct CBT with
children, adolescents, and young adults participating in research
protocols. The fellow will also be expected to participate in ongoing
clinical research projects within our program with opportunities for
manuscript authorship, presentations, grant writing, and development of
independent research projects. Direct supervision by licensed clinical
psychologists will be provided.
To apply, please email a cover letter, CV, a representative publication,
and three letters of reference to Dina Hirshfeld-Becker, PhD at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the
position is filled. The Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal
Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and
About the MGH CHILD CBT Program
The Child Cognitive Behavioral Therapy program in the Department of
Psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital provides short-term,
problem-focused, empirically supported interventions to youth ages 3 to
24 years. In addition to providing clinical care, MGH Child CBT program
psychologists conduct collaborative research projects on CBT, child
mental health, and developmental psychopathology and provide ongoing
training and supervision to trainees and clinicians within and outside
Other Training and Job Opportunities _______________________________________________________________________________
Clinic Supervisor Position Rogers Behavioral Health Tampa
Rogers is currently accepting applications for a Clinic Supervisor to join our growing and nationally recognized team in the Tampa at Rogers Behavioral Health - Tampa. In this role you will be responsible for training, supervising and developing a group of behavior specialists that provide direct and specific CBT care to our patients.
Join us and work with the behavior specialists in coordination with Rogers’ leading psychologists to design and implement CBT-specific treatment plans for those with anxiety and OCD-spectrum disorders as well as those with mood and eating disorders.
Responsibilities include: · Supervision, case conceptualization and research along with providing input to help make program decisions. · Assisting in training in CBT interventions, including exposure and ritual prevention, cognitive restructuring, and behavioral activation. · Leading and working directly with the behavior specialists that are providing treatment in our Intensive Outpatient Programs and Partial Hospital Programs treatment programs.
Qualified candidates will have a PhD or Psy.D. in behavioral sciences (i.e., clinical, school, or counseling psychology) and at least two years’ experience working with CBT. S/he must be licensed eligible in the state of FL. A plus is having experience working with patients with OCD and anxiety and with children and adolescents.
If you are looking to build a rewarding career, make a difference in the lives of our patients and are committed to this level of treatment, we would like to hear from you. Please email a CV and cover letter to Dr. Eric Storch, Professor and All Children’s Hospital Guild Endowed Chair, University of South Florida and Clinical Direct, Rogers Behavioral Health – Tampa at email@example.com.
Rogers is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment where employees are recognized & rewarded for making a difference. In concert with a competitive compensation plan which includes an annual SHARE bonus program for both part-time and full-time employees, Rogers is pleased to provide a robust benefits package offering Health, Dental, Vision, Company paid Disability & Life Insurance, Vitality Wellness, Child Care subsidy, FSA for Dependent Care and Unreimbursed medical expenses, tuition reimbursement and 401k with match and immediate vesting! EOE/MFDV Rogers Memorial Hospital is a non-profit comprehensive behavioral health hospital, offering in-patient, day and residential treatment for depression, addiction, eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety disorders for children, teens and adults. For more information visit our website at rogershospital.org (A Key Corporation of Rogers Behavioral Health System)
Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychologist Montefiore Medical Center
The Department of
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Montefiore Medical Center is
recruiting for a full-time Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychologist
position for the Anxiety and Mood Program at our child
outpatient clinic. This exciting and newly forming Anxiety and Mood
Program offers evidenced based interventions for children and
adolescents from our Bronx community with primary and comorbid anxiety,
mood, and related disorders, and includes our comprehensive
Adolescent DBT program.
include direct clinical service and supervision of psychology trainees,
as well as opportunities for teaching and program development. We are
seeking a New York State
licensed psychologist (PhD or PsyD), with training and expertise
in CBT and DBT in child and adolescent populations. We are a fun and
energetic team committed to serving underserved, multi-problem children
and families. Excellent benefits
and generous compensation, with a faculty appointment at Albert Einstein
College of Medicine. Interested individuals should direct inquiries and
send their initial letters of interest and
CV to: Sandra Pimentel, PhD
Chief, Child and Adolescent Psychology
Montefiore Medical Center
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Licensed or License-Eligible Clinician Center for Anxiety
The Center for Anxiety is seeking a part-time (fee-for-service)
licensed or license eligible clinician (Ph.D., Psy.D.) beginning
immediately in our Brooklyn location. The successful candidate will
have the option to commence contracted employment (50-100% effort) upon
successful completion of a trial period and position availability.
Duties will include conducting clinical intakes for new patients,
providing evidence-based psychotherapy (CBT, DBT, or ACT) to adults and adolescents.
Qualifications of applicants must include all of the following: (1)
licensure or license eligible in in the state of New York; (2) Previous
training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; (3) Strong diagnostics skills
including experience with assessment of Axis I disorders using
structured diagnostic interviews; and (4) Commitment to providing
evidence-based, culturally-sensitive treatments to adults and
adolescents. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest,
Curriculum Vitae and 1-2 letters of recommendation to Regine Galanti,
Ph.D. via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the Center for Anxiety, please visit www.centerforanxiety.org.
Posted on 4/6/16 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________