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Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellowships in
ADULT COGNITIVE BEHAVIOR THERAPY DISSEMINATION
The clinical emphasis in the CBT clinic is the pragmatic application of Cognitive Behavioral Therapies to diverse, disadvantaged, multi-problem patients The fellow in this position will have the primary responsibility of training and supervising front line clinicians in the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health in the delivery of Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Fellows will lead workshops, code therapy tapes submitted by clinicians and participate in outcome research on the dissemination efforts.
Additionally, fellows receive training in the delivery and supervision of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral System of Psychotherapy (CBASP) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Fellows lead groups, see individual patients, and conduct assessments on our acute inpatient units. Fellow also assist in administration of the CBT clinic (track and triaging referrals, assisting in the recruitment and coordination of the externs, clerical and research staff). Participation in research, program evaluation, grant writing, IRB activities, quality improvement, planning and execution of specialized training, and other academic and administrative endeavors are also part of the experience. Successful candidates will have had substantial previous training in and teaching experiences in CBT and a commitment to empirically supported treatments.
Interested individuals should contact Lynn McFarr Ph.D., Interim Director of Training & Interim Chief Psychologist via Lisa Benson, MA at email@example.com.
The Psychology Division falls administratively in the Department of Psychiatry.