Child and Family Psychological Services PLLC /Integrated Behavioral Associates is a multi-disciplinary behavioral health care group dedicated to providing the highest quality services to children, adolescents, adults, and families in a caring, patient friendly environment. Our team of psychiatrists, psychologists, neuropsychologists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, social workers, and mental health counselors work collaboratively to provide topͲnotch care. In providing behavioral health services, we strive to integrate research evidence, clinical expertise, and client values into our practice. We have outpatient offices in 9 locations and are currently offering post- doctoral fellowships in Norwood, Weymouth, Northborough, and Lexington, MA. We also provide embedded services at primary care and specialty medical care locations throughout eastern Massachusetts.

The postdoctoral fellowship focuses on training competent clinical psychologists to provide evidence-based therapeutic interventions and state of the art assessment. The fellowship is oriented to psychologists with solid clinical training and experience, who are seeking a career providing psychotherapy and assessment in an outpatient setting. Applicants must be post masters from an APA approved graduate program in Clinical, Counseling or School Psychology. The ideal candidate would have a strong interest in a permanent staff position following the completion of a one year post- doctoral fellowship. Preference will be given to candidates who are willing to commit to a second year functioning as a staff psychologist. Fellows will have the opportunity to participate in one of two training tracks:

Child, Adolescent, and Family Psychotherapy OR Adult Psychotherapy.

Fellows will receive broad training in providing evidence-based clinical interventions to a diverse patient population. Fellows will also participate in didactics, clinical supervision with staff, and group consultation meetings.

Training Opportunities

  • Providing evidenceͲbased treatment for a variety of disorders, including briefͲtreatment models, individual and family modalities, and group therapy interventions
  • Utilizing assessment batteries to inform case conceptualization and formulation of treatment plan
  • Didactics
  • Individual supervision (typically at least 2 hours a week)
  • Weekly group supervision

Didactics

CFPS is an APA-Approved continuing education provider. Fellows will attend many seminars throughout the fellowship on topics that are likely to include the following:

  • Ethics and Professional Issues
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Assessment
  • Psychopathology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Cultural Diversity

Supervision

Fellows will receive a minimum of two face to face hours of individual supervision weekly, as well as participate in weekly group case consultation meetings. Risk management consultation will be provided as needed throughout one’s employment.

Clinical Staff

Clinical staff at CFPS/IBA includes a clinical staff of almost 200, including psychologists, neuropsychologists, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, social workers, and multiple masters-level clinicians. For a list of clinical staff and their areas of specialty, please visit our website at www.cfpsych.org.

Staff Leadership Includes:

Michael Goldberg, PhD
Director
Clinical, Health, and Forensic Psychologist
Licensed Psychologist

Timothy A. Martin, PhD
Director of Evaluation Services
Associate Director
Pediatric Neuropsychologist
Licensed Psychologist

Mark Simmons, PsyD
Regional Director, Legacy CFPS
Clinical Psychologist
Licensed Psychologist

Linda Downey, PsyD
Regional Director, CFPS North
Clinical Psychologist
Licensed Psychologist

Lisa M. DeGrass, PhD
Director of Clinical Training
Clinical and Pediatric Psychologist
Licensed Psychologist

Sarah Lin, PhD
Associate Regional Director, CFPS North
ClinicalPsychologist
LicensedPsychologist

Pre-requisites

The successful applicant will have earned a doctorate in psychology from an appropriate health service provider training program in a properly accredited institution of higher learning and completed an APA accredited internship. All doctoral degree requirements must be expected to be completed prior to the starting date of the fellowship. Those who have not yet completed all of the requirements may be able to start the fellowship but must commit to 12 months in the program following the award of their doctorate degree.

Expectations

The fellowship begins September 3, 2020. However, early start dates may be possible.

Psychology fellows typically work Monday through Friday and have no on-call or overnight duties besides providing emergency coverage for patients for whom they are providing ongoing treatment. Fellows typically work a 40-50 hour work week dependent on clinical and paperwork demands. The specific start and end times will vary day to day, but may include up to 2 evenings a week until 8:00pm. Fellows are expected to average 25 patient contact hours per week.Unlicensed fellows will see patients only when supported by a supervisor on site. Fellows will be expected to apply for licensure and take exams (EPPP and MA state exam) as soon as eligible in Massachusetts.

Salary and Benefits

There is a stipend of $42,000 for the fellowship year with the opportunity to earn additional compensation of approximately $5,000- $6,000.

Benefits may include:

  • Health and Dental
  • 401k and profit sharing with employer contributions
  • Paid sick, vacation, and personal time
  • Dependent Care Account

Application Materials

Please forward the following application materials to training@cfpsych.org:

  • Please include this PostDocApplication Cover Sheet
  • Letter of interest (No more than 2 pages, stating which track you are applying for and why; a brief summary of relevant educational, clinical, and research training and experience; and a statement about why the fellowship at CFPS is a good fit for you based on your prior training and future career goals.)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified transcript of all doctoral work
  • Three letters of reference

Applications are requested before December 6, 2019. However, applications may be considered after that date. 
Interviews will be held in January 2020.Offers will typically be made on or before February 25, 2020. Start date for post doctoral fellowship is September 3rd, 2020.

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