Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program for Veterans and Their Families The Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Home Base Program provides comprehensive mental health care to veterans and their family members. The mission of the program is to develop effective and innovative clinical programs with an emphasis on increasing access to mental health treatment. We offer both outpatient and intensive outpatient treatment programs, including a 2-week, daily intensive program for veterans with moderate-severe posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and a 2-week intensive outpatient program for suicide bereaved military family members. We are also planning two additional intensive outpatient programs: a substance use disorder IOP and an intensive, weekend-based PTSD treatment program. We specialize in the treating veterans who are dealing with PTSD, mood and anxiety disorders, substance use disorders, deployment- and military-related adjustment concerns, and traumatic brain injuries. We see veterans of all eras but specialize in the treatment of veterans of the wars of Iraq and Afghanistan. We also provide treatment to family members of veterans, including: couples therapy, parenting guidance, psychoeducation, peer support groups, and child mental health consultations and treatments. In addition to our clinical mission, Home Base promotes research focused on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of traumatic brain injury and stress-related disorders. The program also supports physical health and wellness, provider and community education, and community outreach initiatives. The Red Sox Foundation - Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program is offering a 2-year psychology post-doctoral fellowship program. This is a clinical fellowship (80% clinical; 20% research or educational supporting activities). Time spent in various clinical services will be determined based on program need and applicant interest. The fellowship is designed to provide comprehensive experience in clinical care of general mental health concerns in veterans and their family members, including PTSD, mood and anxiety disorders, adjustment disorders, grief- and other adjustment-related disorders, traumatic brain injury, and substance use co-occurrence in veterans and its impact on their family members.
Applicants should have training in evidence-based trauma-focused psychotherapies and substance use disorders. The position requires individuals to be comfortable seeing patients with a variety of clinical presentations, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and personality disorders. Clinical training in couples and other family treatments is a plus. Candidates with research interests related to veterans and military family functioning are strongly encouraged to apply. Charlestown, MA 02129, www.homebaseprogram.org. Application review will begin January 1 with plan to conclude interviews by Jan 31. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Interested applicants should forward a letter of interest addressed to Dr. Elizabeth Goetter and Dr. Edward Wright, along with curriculum vitae and names of 3 references to Cheryl Brathwaite, firstname.lastname@example.org. Home Base Program One Constitution Wharf, Charlestown, MA 02129, www.homebaseprogram.org. Application review will begin January 1 with plan to conclude interviews by Jan 31. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.
Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.
About Home Base
The mission of the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program is to heal the heal the “invisible wounds of war,” including post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI), by connecting post-9/11 veterans and military families to world class care. Home Base provides clinical care and support services, as well as community education and innovative research. We provide clinical care to active duty service men and women, veterans, and their families.
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