The postdoctoral fellowship is housed within the IDD Division of Psychology, which is comprised of 16 psychology faculty, an APA accredited clinical internship program, and 5-7 postdoctoral fellow positions each year. As Oregon's only medical and research university, OHSU blends education, research, patient care and community outreach to improve the well-being of people with health needs in Oregon and beyond. The IDD serves as an exemplary local, state, and national resource for interdisciplinary clinical practice, research, education, policy development, and community service for persons with disabilities and chronic health needs. The OHSU main campus houses schools of medicine, nursing and dentistry, 2 tertiary care hospitals, several research centers, and a state of the art biomedical information and communication center. Portland, Oregon is a vibrant city with abundant cultural and recreational activities.
The anxiety treatment postdoctoral position emphasizes behavioral health and includes evaluation, treatment, consultation, and research activities in a pediatric setting. Training will emphasize advanced specialized skill development that includes supervision of psychology trainees and providing evidenced based assessment, and outpatient intervention services. OHSU is a tertiary treatment setting and as such the population served tends to be medically, developmentally, and psychologically complex, or have been treatment refractory. Training will include providing evidenced-based intervention to youth with anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder. The postdoctoral fellow will also receive advanced training in inpatient (medical) consultation (Doernbecher Childrens Hospital), and in providing interventions for traditional mental health comorbidities, such as depression, ADHD, ODD, and DBD.
The training emphasizes the use of evidence-based practice and includes cognitive behavioral therapy with exposure and response prevention, behavior management, coping skills development and components of motivational interviewing and acceptance and commitment therapy. Training will emphasize collaboration and consultation.
The postdoctoral fellow will have access to a multitude of career development opportunities through the Division of Pediatric Psychology, Institute on Development & Disability, and OHSU, including a full range of didactic offerings. Further, opportunities to offer community based trainings to parents, patients, and service providers may be available.
PhD/PsyD in Psychology from an APA-Accredited Doctoral Program
Completion of APA-accredited doctoral internship.
Understanding of child development and psychosocial contributors to behavioral health.
Experience in behavioral and family-based interventions, exposure and response prevention, and effective communication skills.
Residency contract approved by the Oregon Board of Psychologist Examiners.
Degree in Clinical Psychology
Hospital based care experience.
Experience with psychosocial assessment and behavioral treatment of children and adolescents with gastroenterological problems and conditions.
Experience with Psychosocial evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents with gastroenterological problems and conditions.
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As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm