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The Marcus Autism Center, a subsidiary of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and in collaboration with the Pediatric Institute, seeks an outstanding psychologist with specialization in early identification, screening, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related neurodevelopmental disorders in infants and toddlers. This position primarily focuses on intervention for children ages 12 months to 3 years, who are referred due to concern for or diagnosis of ASD. This position may also be asked to conduct diagnostic evaluations for children ages 12 months to 18 years who are referred due to a concern of ASD.
Successful candidates will possess a PhD in clinical psychology, school psychology or a related field and have completed an APA-accredited internship and postdoctoral fellowship. Ideal candidates will have clinical training/background in early intervention programs, such as Project ImPACT, and assessment of toddlers and preschoolers and be research reliable in administering the ADOS-2. In-house training and re-specialization is possible for competitive applications.
Employment will be in the Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute. The Emory + Children’s Pediatric Institute is an affiliation between Emory University and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta that is improving the lives of children in Georgia and beyond. The Pediatric Institute combines the unique strengths and resources of each institution in support of our three-part academic missions of providing outstanding clinical care, conducting innovative basic science discovery and clinical research, and coordinating exceptional education of the future healthcare workforce. Our physicians, researchers, and educators have created a model where leadership, commitment and quality are fundamental components of success. Together, we are transforming pediatrics by achieving new levels of clinical excellence—driven by research, teaching and wellness. We look forward to our future together.
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