PSYCHOLOGY POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS
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- Under the general supervision of licensed Clinical Psychologists, Postdoctoral Fellows will provide direct psychological care to individuals served by the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Services (BHS).
- At least 65% of the Fellow’s time will be spent in the provision of direct psychological services to individuals with a variety of behavioral health needs.
- A Postdoctoral Fellow’s daily responsibilities will routinely include some or all of the following:
- Diagnostic interviews
- Psychological assessments
- Crisis intervention
- Recovery/treatment planning
- Individual and/or group psychotherapy
- Clinical documentation
- Team meetings and clinical consultation as part of an interdisciplinary approach to treatment.
- The BHS offers an array of crisis services for individuals of all ages, providing diverse training experiences in the following clinical service/rotation areas:
- Adult Crisis Services
- Child/Adolescent Crisis Services
- This position requires you to have completed the vaccination against COVID-19 and provide proof of a completed vaccination as a condition of employment or submit a completed medical or religious exemption and accommodation request form.
- A prospective Postdoctoral Fellow must be a United States citizen who, by the beginning of the fellowship year, has completed all professional doctoral degree requirements from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in clinical or counseling psychology.
- This includes anticipated completion of a predoctoral internship meeting the standards established by the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC), although predoctoral internships accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) are preferred.
- Thus, prior to beginning the Fellowship program, the prospective Fellow must have the diploma in hand or a letter from the Director of Graduate Studies verifying the completion of all degree requirements, pending the institution graduation ceremony.
- Possession or anticipated possession of a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from a regionally accredited college or university is required.
- Applicants who have obtained their doctoral degree from an institution of higher education accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) are preferred.
- The Original Examination is open to anyone with the required experience and education.
- Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Knowledge of psychological theory and skill in the application of the principles and techniques of clinical psychology.
- Specific training in the treatment of individuals with severe and persistent mental illness.
- Knowledge of state and federal regulations and guidelines.
- Knowledge of psychiatric diagnostic nomenclature, treatment planning, and individual/group/family therapy techniques.
- Training and supervision in group and individual psychotherapy and diagnostic assessment.
- Leadership ability.
- Knowledge of psychopathology and risk assessment/management skills.
- The ability to work effectively and harmoniously with patients, multidisciplinary treatment teams, other professionals, community agencies, and others.
- Candidates will be asked to submit a full account of their training and experience (i.e., curriculum vita) and a cover letter describing major career goals and interests.
- Additional documents (i.e., letters of reference and a copy of the graduate school transcript) should be submitted either directly to the Director of Psychology Training or through the APPIC online application system https://appicpostdoc.liaisoncas.com/applicant-ux/#/login.
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