Postdoctoral Fellow - Forensic Psychology
Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Central State Hospital
Contact Emma Lowry
Central State Hospital in Petersburg, Virginia (near Richmond), offers a postdoctoral fellowship in forensic psychology. This position is located on a maximum-security forensic unit, where the fellow receives training in both forensic evaluation and the treatment of forensic patients. Formal didactic training is offered both on-site and at the Institute for Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy at the University of Virginia. The fellow also receives dedicated research time. This is a full-time, one-year position that is designed to meet all supervision requirements for licensure as a clinical psychologist in Virginia. The next fellowship year may begin on July 10, 2013, but start date is flexible. Successful applicants must have completed a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited program by the fellowship start date, as well as a predoctoral clinical internship. The stipend is expected to be $42,000 and the fellow will receive health and malpractice insurance, as well as paid leave time. For a copy of the program brochure and information about how to apply (application deadline is January 31, 2013), please contact Dr. Emma Lowry at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Doctoral Degree in clinical psychology including completion of internship by start of position, and experience completing forensic and psychological evaluations.
Prefer experience with multidisciplinary treatment teams, restoration to competency to stand trial services, and facilitation of psychosocial groups in a forensic state hospital.
An extensive criminal history background investigation, employment references and drug testing will be conducted.
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