GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS ______________________________________________________________________________
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 Child & Adolescent Anxiety SIG is excited to announce our newest executive board members as of November 2014!
President-Elect: Cara Settipani, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow at Columbia University Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders for Children (CUCARD)
Newsletter Co-Editor: Linda Spiro, Psy.D., Postdoctoral Fellow at Cognitive & Behavioral Consultants of Westchester & Manhattan ______________________________________________________________________________
Congratulations to our SIG Poster Award Winner, Ella Oar, who presented her poster at the SIG Poster Expo, entitled, "Blood, injury and injection phobia in children and adolescents: Clinical phenomenology
and psychological characteristics." Congratulations to our 2014 SIG Student Travel Award recipient, Jeremy Peterman, of Temple University! He presented his work during the annual SIG meeting, entitled "The end of the curve: Testing the habituation-based model of exposures for youth anxiety." ______________________________________________________________________________
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 March, 2015. Great job, everyone! Please click here to add your most up to date citations to our list.
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 Department of Psychiatry: firstname.lastname@example.org Posted on 4/21/15 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
Clinic Coordinator Center for Anxiety & Behavioral Change (CABC) in Rockville, MD
are being accepted for a Part-Time Clinic Coordinator at the Center for Anxiety & Behavioral Change (CABC). CABC is a well-established and thriving fee for
service group practice in Rockville, MD. Licensed psychologists at CABC provide
evidence-based behavioral treatment to individuals and families whose lives
have been impacted by anxiety and other behavioral conditions.
Coordinator will be responsible for all aspects of clinic coordination, which
include making first contact with prospective patients and describing
evidence-based treatment for anxiety disorders, managing the patient wait list,
processing payments, providing limited contact with insurance companies, and
managing the front office.
candidates should have exceptional clinical, administrative, organizational,
communication, and leadership skills. A masters in clinical psychology is preferred
but applications from candidates with a degree in a related field are welcome.
The salary is competitive. Inquiries and application materials, including a
letter of interest and CV should be sent to Jonathan Dalton, Ph.D. at email@example.com.
Seeking referral options? Remember that ABCT also offers a directory of
ABCT members in clinical practice organized by location and
specialization. Check out the Find-a-CBT-Therapist directory at: www.abctcentral.org/xFAT
To unsubscribe, update your email address or change mail delivery format, please email Barbara Mazzella at BMazzella@abct.org. That's it! If your request is received after 5pm, it will be processed on the next business day.
Please do not send multiple notices. One is sufficient.
Posted on 3/07/15 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
Postdoctoral Clinician-Scholar University of Miami
are actively seeking a postdoctoral clinician-scholar to meaningfully
contribute to our ongoing youth services and clinical research
investigations for a two-year fellowship to begin in Summer 2015. The
postdoctoral fellow hire will be working with both the Child and
Adolescent Mood and Anxiety Treatment (CAMAT) Program in the Department
of Psychology at the University of Miami and, specifically (contingent
on funding availability), on an NIMH-funded effectiveness research
project in local community mental health sites. Both Drs. Amanda
Jensen-Doss and Jill Ehrenreich-May will supervise the postdoctoral
selected postdoctoral fellow would contribute evidence-based assessment
and treatment services to youths and their families experiencing
primary anxiety and depressive disorders and assist faculty in providing
clinical and research supervision to doctoral, undergraduate and post baccalaureatestudents.
If the NIMH grant is funded, the postdoctoral fellow would contribute
primarily to effectiveness research on the Unified Protocol for the
Treatment of Emotional Disorders in Adolescents, providing assessments
of youth and clinical supervision in community mental health sites.
Given potential interaction with community sites in Miami, Spanish language skills (sufficient for semi-structured interviewing and basic conversation) are highly preferred.
As postdoctoral fellow, opportunities exist for publications and
overall experience with the conduct of clinical trials. Achievement of
subsequent licensure, including required clinical hours for such, will
be encouraged. Competitive salary and benefits will be provided.
for this postdoctoral fellowship must have a completed Ph.D. or Psy.D.
in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or provide documentation that they
are on track to complete all doctoral requirements for the Ph.D./Psy.D.
prior to the fellowship start date. Significant prior experience in the
assessment and/or cognitive behavioral treatment of anxious and/or
depressed youth is preferred. We are open to considering both those with
an interest in a primarily research-oriented career in clinical science
and those with a primarily clinical interest in the population.
Please apply for this position directly online at: http://um.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=4970852&user_id=&ViewAll= and send your CV and a cover letter summarizing your interest in this position to Dr. Jill Ehrenreich-May at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please direct questions to Dr. Ehrenreich-May or Dr. Jensen-Doss at email@example.com.The
University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive
benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition
remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of
Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Posted on 2/18/15 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
Postdoctoral Fellow Boston University Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders
The Child Program is
recruiting one postdoctoral fellow to join us at the Center for Anxiety and
Related Disorders (CARD) at Boston University. CARD is a large, federally
funded anxiety disorders center with an international reputation. Successful
candidates will be involved in one or more grant funded research projects through
our Child Program and will also have opportunities to participate in manuscript
preparation, grant-writing, and clinical treatment of youth. Current research
includes development of novel ways to enhance psychological treatments for
anxiety disorders in youth; utilizing internet and telehealth methods to
transport treatment for panic disorder to school settings, personalizing youth
psychotherapy through shared decision-making, among other long-standing
projects. The postdoctoral fellow will have opportunities to work with all
faculty in our Child Program including Dr. David Langer, Dr. Donna Pincus, and
Dr. Ovsanna Leyfer. Strong applicants
will have previous experience treating anxiety disorders in children and
adolescents, as well as strong research skills. Position will provide
postdoctoral clinical hours and the weekly supervision necessary for licensure.
Supervision of clinical psychology doctoral students is also expected.
Applicants should have completed their Ph.D. by the start of employment. Competitive
salary and fringe benefits. Search remains open until position is filled. Send
curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and three letters of recommendation to: David
A. Langer, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org). Recommendation letters may also be sent
directly from recommenders via email to email@example.com. Boston University
is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted on 2/16/15 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
Clinical Coordinator / Post-Doctoral Fellow Child and Adolescent Clinic, University of Houston
Applications are being accepted for a full-time clinic coordinator and
clinician at the University of Houston (UH) to work closely with Drs.
Candice Alfano and Carla Sharp. The coordinator will be responsible for
coordinating joint child and adolescent clinics within the department of
Psychology at UH and for providing youth-based clinic services. We are
looking for a strong clinician who also has excellent administration and
leadership skills. Previous training and clinical experience in
providing cognitive and behavioral interventions for youth with a range
of emotional and behavioral problems, including anxiety, depression, and
interpersonal is required. We are particularly interested in clinicians
with previous training in behavioral sleep interventions and/or
interventions for adolescents. Duties will include all aspects of clinic
coordination, carrying a range of child and adolescent cases,
supervision of doctoral students, and collaboration with senior staff.
Opportunities to teach/supervise graduate and undergraduate students,
participate in several ongoing research projects, author manuscripts,
and present at national conferences are available. Supervision from a
Texas-licensed psychologist will be provided. Eligible candidates should
have exceptional clinical, organizational, and communication skills. A
doctoral degree in clinical psychology is preferred but applications
from candidates with a degree in a related field are welcome. The salary
and benefits package is competitive. Inquiries and application
materials, including a letter of interest, CV, writing samples, and
three letters of reference, should be sent to Candice Alfano, Ph.D. at firstname.lastname@example.org or Carla Sharp, Ph.D. at email@example.com.
The University of Houston (UH) is the leading public research university
in Houston and the second most racially/ethnically diverse university
in the U.S. It is designated as a Tier One research university by the
Carnegie Foundation. UH is located in close proximity to the Texas
Medical Center (TMC) offering extensive opportunity for research
collaboration. The University of Houston is an equal opportunity
Other Training and Job Opportunities _______________________________________________________________________________
Child Clinical Psychologist in Anxiety/OCD Kansas City Center for Anxiety Treatment
Seeking hard-working and enthusiastic individual to join our busy
and uniquely integrated specialty center as we move into KCCAT's next
decade! Excellent opportunity for an evidence-based therapist with
demonstrable experience providing CBT/ERP for OCD and anxiety disorders
in children and adolescents. Fun and
supportive team approach dedicated to high-quality care, well-appointed
working environment and flexible hours, attractive income potential free
from managed care. Opportunity may be designed to fit a range of career
stages, and can be supported as either part or full time. We strive to
maintain a setting where employees can develop rewarding, creative,
long-term careers; ways of combining clinical work with additional
leadership, training, development, and research activities exist
depending on individual motivation and interests. Suitable candidates
will be organized, self-disciplined, and work well as part of a team.
Benefits include health insurance, relocation assistance, and more.
Potential for investment in practice partnership/ownership for those
interested and able to demonstrate strong and reliable leadership
Qualifications and Responsibilities: Base
qualifications required for doctoral applicants include APA-accredited
degree program and internship, pediatric CBT/ERP training background,
and licensure-eligible in Kansas and Missouri. Applicants from other
therapy disciplines must meet similarly relevant training/licensure and
examination requirements. Exact appointment, responsibilities,
and remuneration/benefit levels dependent on position and
qualifications, but primary activities will include delivery of
evidenced-based services across the anxiety and OC spectrum and related
conditions (comfortable working with both youth and adults is
preferred but not required), assisting with supervision of trainees and
junior staff, and helping to promote our strong treatment, research, and
To Apply: Applications may be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until position is appropriately filled. Confidential initial inquiries are welcome. Individuals
should submit curriculum vitae/resume and a letter of interest. Initial
short-list candidates will be required to supply 3 letters
of recommendation and permission for speaking with these references; in
person interview invitations may then be extended. Please send application materials to the attention of Lisa R. Hale, Ph.D.: via email: firstname.lastname@example.org US Mail: KCCAT, 10555 Marty Street Suite 100, Overland Park, KS 66212-2555
Posted on 3/25/15 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
Associate Positions for Child Assessment and Treatment Pacific Anxiety Group
The Pacific Anxiety Group (PAG)is now accepting applications for part-time licensed clinical psychologists with expertise in working with children and adolescents to join as Associates in our expanding group practice. Candidates must be licensed in California and have extensive
experience in cognitive-behavioral treatments for anxiety, mood,
obsessive-compulsive spectrum, and impulse control disorders.
is a thriving group practice dedicated to providing high quality,
ethical, and compassionate psychological interventions for anxiety and
mood disorders. Our primary values are improving consumers’ access to
evidence-based care and providing training and supervision of the
highest quality to trainees at all levels of professional development. We
are looking for Associates committed to providing state of the art
treatments to children and adolescents suffering from mood and anxiety
disorders. Associates have the flexibility of defining their own work
schedules. PAG provides Associates with patient referrals, office space,
professional malpractice insurance, and competitive compensation.
Associates are encouraged to attend PAG case consultation meetings and
other clinic-run activities.
To Apply: Please send cover letter, CV, and three letters of reference to: Laura M. Horsch, Ph.D. Pacific Anxiety Group Associate Program, 855 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
CBT Child Psychologist Cognitive Behavioral Psychology of New York
Cognitive Behavioral Psychology of New York is an expanding private practice in Westchester NY. There is currently a very part-time position for a licensed psychologist for one to two evening a week to see between 4-8 patients. The psychologist must have experience treating both children and adolescents and must have expertise in CBT. Compensation is generous and is on a fee for service basis and the practice does not accept insurance. The practice focuses on cognitive-behavioral treatment of children, adolescents and adults, and consists of individuals of a wide variety of disorders with a heavy emphasis on anxiety disorders. Additional supervision and training is available if needed. Please send a cover letter and resume via email to email@example.com if interested. Posted on 3/06/15 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
Psychology Services is an expanding private group practice in the
Olympia, Washington capital area. We are seeking three positions for
specialty trained Child
& Adolescent or Pediatric Psychologists to meet the needs of
children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Anxiety
Disorders, and ADHD & Disruptive Behavior Disorders. The
ideal candidate will fit well with our team and support our mission of
providing outstanding research-based clinical care to children,
adolescents, and their
city of Olympia is about an hour from Seattle and two hours from
Portland.Excellent cultural and arts attractions, beautiful hiking
terrain, professional athletic
teams, skiing, fishing, and other water sports are right at your
fingertips. Olympia offers reasonably priced housing and is home to some
of the best public schools in the state. Commute times in our area are
generally quite short. Interested candidates should send a copy of their vita along with a letter of interest to David Callies, Psy.D. at
Careers@GyroPsychology.com Posted on 2/24/15 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
Full Time Child & Adolescent Psychologist Position McLean-Franciscan Child & Adolescent Inpatient Mental Health Program
Hospital is seeking to fill a full-time staff psychologist position in
its inpatient child & adolescent mental health program.
The program is a 20 year partnership which combines the clinical
expertise and commitment to children and families at 2 premier
institutions, McLean Hospital & Franciscan Hospital for Children.
The 32 bed inpatient program. Located at Franciscan Hospital for
Children serves 600 children each year, ages 3-19, in severe psychiatric
part of an intensive inpatient multidisciplinary team, a psychologist
will have the unique opportunity to oversee the therapeutic
group curriculum and lead therapeutic groups, consult in individual and
family sessions, and participate in treatment planning meetings. In
addition, the psychologist will oversee and provide supervision to
clinical trainees, assist in the training of program
staff, and play an integral role in the program’s intervention
The position will include a concurrent appointment as an Instructor in
Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.
must have a doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from
an APA-approved program, have completed an APA-approved
internship, and have a strong background in child & adolescent
practice. Experience with CBT, DBT, and interest in trauma
and working with youth in severe psychiatric crisis in both group and
individual inpatient modalities is preferred. Candidates must be
licensed in the state of MA by the time they begin the position.
Hospital is a comprehensive psychiatric hospital committed to providing
easy access to superior quality, cost-effective mental health
services in the Boston area, Massachusetts and beyond.
Since 1811, McLean Hospital has been a world leader in the treatment of
mental illness and chemical dependency, research into the cause of
mental illness and the training of generations of mental health care
providers. The Mclean Franciscan Program has been
recognized by the Dept. of Mental Health Commissioner’s award, as a
model program for providing strength based, trauma informed inpatient
care. Interested candidates, please contact Ralph J. Buonopane, PhD, Program Director
firstname.lastname@example.org Posted on 2/2/15 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
Family Therapist OCD Institute Child and Adolescent Program (Middleborough, MA) Full-Time, 2 positions open
Child and Adolescent OCDI (OCDI Jr.) is a 12-bed residential program
serving children and teens with
moderate to severe OCD and related disorders. Our treatment approach
is cognitive-behavioral, and includes Exposure and Response Prevention
(E/RP) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
a comprehensive psychiatric hospital committed to providing easy access
to superior quality, cost-effective mental health services in the
Boston area, Massachusetts
and beyond. Since 1811, McLean Hospital has been a world leader in the
treatment of mental illness and chemical dependency, research into the
cause of mental illness and the training of generations of mental health
Major clinical programs at McLean Hospital address a broad range
of psychiatric illnesses, including: depression, bipolar and psychotic
disorders; mood and anxiety disorders; alcohol and drug abuse;
dissociative disorders; Alzheimer's
disease and other geriatric illnesses; and child and adolescent
psychiatric disorders. Each program offers access to a full continuum of
care, including acute inpatient care, acute residential care, partial
hospitalization, continuing residential care options
and outpatient services. McLean's multidisciplinary team responds to
each patient's situation with a commitment to individualized treatment
that may include individual psychotherapy, group therapy, psychopharmacology and rehabilitation services. Responsibilities: The
Family Therapist is primarily responsible for case management, family
work in support of child residential treatment at OCDI Jr, conducting
groups with residents, liaising with collateral providers, and
assisting in transitions to the program and home after treatment. The
Family Therapist is also responsible for obtaining insurance
authorizations. This position requires flexibility, excellent
interpersonal skills, the ability to work effectively on a
multidisciplinary team, as well as the ability to function independently
and to provide clinical supervision to trainees. Qualifications:
Ph.D, MS/MSN, with Independent License appropriate to discipline.
Experience with children and adolescents with OCD, anxiety, and related
disorders, and their families, and skill in using Exposure/Response
Prevention (E/RP) and or Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
preferred. Apply: http://www.mcleanhospital.org/careers
McLean Hospital is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ADA Employer
A Member of the Partners HealthCare System
Posted on 1/16/15 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
Clinical Psychologist Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
The Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child and
Adolescent Psychiatry, is seeking 1-2 full-time Clinical Psychologists
to work in our Pediatric Anxiety Research Clinic at Rhode
Island Hospital. Candidates should have a PhD in psychology with
expertise in pediatric anxiety disorders and Obsessive Compulsive
Disorder as well as experience using Cognitive Behavioral Treatment.
These positions may be eligible for a
Faculty appointment in the Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
Clinical and teaching activity is the core of this position; however,
there are opportunities for
scholarly/academic and research activities for applicants with
appropriate background and interests.
Applicants must be licensed in Rhode Island.
Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with level of
training and experience. To learn more about us and our offerings,
Please send CV’s along with a letter of interest to Jennifer Freeman,
Ph.D., Director, Outpatient Child Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital,
CORO West-2nd Floor, 1 Hoppin Street,
Providence, RI 02903 and/or email: email@example.com. Posted on 1/8/15