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Job Summary: Postdoctoral Fellow to serve in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University in the School of Medicine. EHVP provides clinical services to post-9/11 veterans and service members at no cost to the patient as part of the Warrior Care Network. Clinical duties include assessment of veterans referred to the EHVP and providing evidence-based treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, SUD, and TBI. EHVP provides care in an outpatient setting and an innovative intensive outpatient program (IOP) in which veterans come from across the country to receive intensive therapy daily for two weeks.
Postdoctoral fellows will have the opportunity to obtain outstanding training in the practice of clinical psychology under the direction of Dr. Barbara O. Rothbaum and Dr. Sheila A.M. Rauch, with in-depth training in providing evidence-based treatment for the invisible wounds of war (including PTSD, MST, TBI, SUD/dual diagnosis, and depression, among others), serving our nation’s veteran population, and contributing to the advancement of knowledge in evidence-based care. Postdoctoral fellows train within an interdisciplinary team in traditional outpatient and an innovative intensive outpatient setting, with opportunities to train in individual, group, and family modalities. Services are offered in a hybrid model including both telehealth and in-person service provision, with careful adherence to infection prevention precautions for the safety of trainees, patients, and staff. Administrative and supervisory activities are currently conducted virtually.
The EHVP Fellowship is structured with a dual focus on clinical research and advanced clinical training. Research interests among EHVP faculty include, but are not limited to: PTSD, anxiety, psychotherapy outcomes, military sexual trauma (MST), exposure therapy, substance use disorders, virtual reality-based exposure therapies (VRET), adjunctive pharmacological therapies (MDMA, THC), use of technology/applications in assessment and intervention, neurobiological predictors/outcomes of PTSD treatments, and early intervention/prevention of PTSD.
The Emory Healthcare Veterans Program (EHVP) is currently seeking candidates for our two-year postdoctoral psychology fellowship beginning Fall 2022.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PhD/PsyD in Clinical Psychology. Experience in clinical research, exposure therapy, treatment of PTSD and associated comorbidities, and working with veterans is desired. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
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