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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Clinical Child Psychologist – Autism and Comorbid Conditions in Atlanta, Georgia

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Clinical Child Psychologist – Autism and Comorbid Conditions

Children’s Behavioral and Mental Health Center is undergoing rapid growth and transformation. We are working to innovate the mental health care system for children in Georgia and are recruiting dedicated team members who are eager to join this mission.

Children’s is seeking a Clinical Psychologist with experience in treating anxiety and depression in children with autism spectrum disorders. This position is eligible for a faculty appointment through the Emory University School of Medicine, if desired. Rank is commensurate with experience. Candidates should have experience with use of cognitive behavioral therapy with autistic populations.

The psychologist will work within the Children’s general outpatient clinic, providing therapy for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. Individual and group therapy will focus on treating anxiety and depression as well as strengthening social skills.The psychologist will participate in program development and conduct autism assessments.Suitable candidates will have a dedication to promoting and offering culturally-sensitive and inclusive approaches to assessment as well fostering inclusion, diversity, and belonging within the Children’s community.

Psychologists work closely with child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners, behavioral and mental health therapists (LCSWs and LPCs), and nurse case managers to develop and implement a comprehensive care plan for each patient. Psychologists participate in the training of psychology doctoral interns and postdoctoral fellows as well other behavioral mental health trainees.

This is a full-time position, with split between direct clinical care and administrative time. Applicants should have a PhD or PsyD from an APA/CPA accredited program and must have completed an APA accredited child internship. Additionally, applicants must have expertise in treating children and adolescents using evidence-based treatment approaches. This position is open to both early career and experienced psychologists. Applicants should be licensed in Georgia prior to employment and must obtain board certification within hospital timelines. Children’s strives to meet the healthcare needs of all patients, regardless of their socioeconomic status and insurance coverage.

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Job Number 126753

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Emory+Children's Ped Institute

Department SOMPI:PI:Behav Mental Hlth

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Position involves clinical patient contact.