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                                                  GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS


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."

                                                    RECENT PUBLICATIONS

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!


                                                   JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

Faculty Position Job Opportunities

None currently available


Postdoctoral Fellowship Job Opportunities:

None currently available.


Other Training and Job Opportunities:

Family Therapist- OCD Institute Child and Adolescent Program (Middleborough, MA) Full-Time, 2 positions open

The 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).

McLean 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. 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:  LICSW, 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