Business: Boys Town
The 1-year psychology fellowship focuses on clinical training in the areas of behavioral pediatric psychology, cognitive behavior therapy, and behavioral parent training. Post-doctoral fellows have the opportunity to work with children/adolescents and their families who present with a range of concerns including anxiety, depression, learning problems, ADHD, sleep problems, and disruptive behavior, among others. Opportunities also exist to obtain specialized training in PCIT, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Trauma. The fellowship training program incorporates professional development in other areas, including public speaking, collaborating with pediatricians in a primary care setting, providing supervision, and developing referral sources. The post-doctoral fellowship begins on August 1st and lasts for 1 year. Candidates must have graduated by August 31, 2021.
- Provides behavioral health services to children, adolescents and families.
- Provides direct clinical services to clients as assigned.
- Participates in specialty clinics and groups such as the DBT group, Social Skills group, Trauma Clinic and PCIT clinic as desired.
- Helps to establish and maintain a referral base from Boys Town pediatricians, local schools, other treatment providers, and general community referrals.
- Provides psychological services, behavior parent training, and other essential psychological services to parents and youth referred to the outpatient clinic or assigned co-location clinics.
- Provides consultation on an as-requested basis to referring pediatricians about general psychological phenomenon and how they may impact development, compliance, or other medical issues.
- Actively participates in supervision to meet requirements for licensure.
- Participates in weekly individual supervision meetings with licensed psychologist.
- Increases knowledge of clinical psychology in related fields by continuing education and informal and formal discussions regarding issues pertinent to Boys Town.
- Provides supervision to the pre-doctoral interns at Boys Town, when assigned.
- Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagans Boys Home mission.
- Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization.
- Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology from an APA-accredited university or its equivalent. Advanced training in clinical psychology, behavioral pediatrics, and/or parent training.
- Successful completion of an APA approved internship or its equivalent.
- Minimum of 3,000 post-master's hours (including internship) by July 31 of internship year (1500 of these hours must be direct).
- Graduate degree conferred by August 31 of internship year.
- PLMHP license in Nebraska required; licensed as a provisionally licensed psychologist in the state of Nebraska or a licensed psychologist in the state of Nebraska.
About Boys Town:
Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Towns mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
Date Posted: June 22, 2021
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.