Emory Healthcare/Emory University Post Doctoral Fellow-Pediatric Feeding in Atlanta, Georgia
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The Children’s Multidisciplinary Feeding Program announces an opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow. We are recruiting for a postdoctoral psychology fellow with experience in applied behavior analysis, pediatric psychology, and/or feeding disorders to work in the Children’s Multidisciplinary Feeding Program in Atlanta, GA. The Feeding program is one of the largest in the country providing intensive day treatment services, outpatient therapy, parent consultation, and assessment for children with chronic feeding concerns. The program also involves treatment of food avoidance due to food allergy and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) to address behavior management concerns outside the meal setting, and parent-mediated intervention to improve mealtime behavior. This Fellow will work with children with various chronic medical conditions, including but not limited to eosinophilic esophagitis, post-transplant status, cystic fibrosis, cancer, various gastrointestinal conditions, and genetic syndromes. The Fellow will function within a multidisciplinary setting including professionals from pediatric gastroenterology, nutrition, occupational therapy, speech pathology, and nursing. Clinical training in pediatric feeding disorders will involve managing cases for patients in our day treatment program, conducting multidisciplinary evaluations, and providing direct services through our outpatient clinic. The Fellow will also gain experience with consultation services within a pediatric gastroenterology clinic. Intervention focuses on evidenced-based treatments with a heavy emphasis on behavioral treatment, parent training models of care, and building community capacity. There will also be opportunities for independent and/or collaborative research – building upon our research lab that has ongoing clinical trials and epidemiological studies.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA- or CPA-accredited clinical or school psychology doctoral program and have completed an APPIC-approved internship. Candidates must have completed all requirements for doctoral degree prior to the start of the program. Ideal candidates will have clinical training/background in pediatric psychology and/or applied behavior analysis with preference given to candidates with experience in the assessment and treatment of pediatric feeding disorders.
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Job Number 109130
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Peds: Marcus Center
Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable
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