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Postdoctoral Training: Position Announcement for Postdoctoral Residency Program in Clinical Child Psychology/Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

The Department of Neuropsychology and the Center for Autism and Related Disorders at Kennedy Krieger Institute announce one opening for a two-year postdoctoral residency in Clinical Child Psychology/Neurodevelopmental Disabilities designed to provide supervised experiences in psychological assessment, diagnostic evaluation, treatment and consultation, and to prepare residents to become leaders in the field of neurodevelopmental disabilities. Training begins September 1, 2017. Supervised experiences include assessments of children from infancy through young adulthood who present with a wide range of complex problems including autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, genetic disorders, ADHD, learning issues, and social-emotional disorders. Intervention experiences include individual, group and family therapy with children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. Didactics include seminars in autism and other developmental disabilities, neuropsychology, and professional development in psychology. Multiple opportunities for adjunctive training in research, intervention, assessment, and public policy/educational law are offered.

Only graduates of APA/CPA-accredited doctoral programs and APA/CPA-accredited predoctoral internships will be considered. Candidates must have completed all requirements for their doctoral degree prior to beginning the residency program. Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The current stipend is consistent with PGYI guidelines and includes eight holidays, two weeks vacation and one week professional/conference time per year. Health insurance is available. Residents receive appointments through the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Applicants for this position should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, three letters of reference, and two assessment samples by January 31, 2017. Official graduate transcripts must be sent directly from the applicant's university. Application materials can be mailed or e-mailed. Electronic submission of materials is preferred. E-mail application materials to Dr. Amy Keefer at NPclinicalpsychpostd@kennedykrieger.org.

Or mail to:

Erin Jones
Department of Neuropsychology
Kennedy Krieger Institute
1750 E. Fairmount Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21231

Interviews will be scheduled January 1, 2017 through February 10, 2017. Fellowship offers may be made prior to the completion of interviews.

Please direct questions about the program to Dr. Amy Keefer at Keefer@KennedyKrieger.org.