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Training/Education

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Overview

The Mind Body Clinical Research Center (MB-CRC) is dedicated to fostering scholarly growth. Our goal is to have trainees at different levels participate in research and clinical activities and to provide clinical workshops for community professionals. The center is particularly committed to working with individuals traditionally underrepresented in academia. The plan for training developing scholars is to fully engage them in the research process and to foster independent growth as a clinical-scientist. We also provide workshops for the community and businesses.

Current Oppertunities:

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Stony Brook University Consortium Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (SBU-CPFP)

 

Brief Description of Duties: The Leonard Krasner Psychological Center (KPC) and the Mind Body Clinical Research Center (MBCRC) in the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry (respectively) at Stony Brook University seek 4 full-time Post-doctoral Fellows (3 adult-focused positions and 1 child/adolescent position) to provide outpatient and inpatient clinical services. Outpatient psychotherapy services include: assessment, consultation, and provision of time-limited evidence-based interventions (e.g., Cognitive Behavioral Therapy). Inpatient clinical services will include working as part of an interdisciplinary team in either the psychiatric emergency department, consultation and liaison service, adult inpatient unit, or the child inpatient unit. Additional activities will include: providing support for ongoing research studies, assisting with training activities, and providing supervision to pre-doctoral psychology interns and externs. Postdocs may also participate in our comprehensive Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program (i.e., skills training, consultation team, and skill coaching). Additional training opportunities are available in mindfulness-based and behavioral health interventions

Activities will include:

 

  • 75%-Providing evidenced-based psychotherapy services (CBT/DBT/ACT)
  • 15%-Supervision, Training and Supervising trainees
  • 5%-Research activities
  • 5%-Other duties as assigned

 

Required Qualifications:

Doctoral Degree in clinical psychology; Demonstrated experience in providing cognitive behavioral and/or third-wave treatments (e.g., mindfulness, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy); Publication(s).

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with providing hospital-based psychological services.

Broad-based clinical research experience with adults and/or children/adolescents.

Experience with supervising support staff and/or trainees.

Experience leading/co-leading DBT skills groups

Experience with grant and manuscript writing.

Experience with trauma-related research and treatment. Minimum 1 first authored publications.

 

Start date: August 1st, 2019. Accepting applications now until positions are filled.

Please email a cover letter, current CV and 2 letters of recommendation to Drs. Dina Vivian (dina.vivian@stonybrook.edu) and Adam Gonzalez (adam.gonzalez@stonybrook.edu).