The Fairmount Rehabilitation Programs at Kennedy Krieger Institute is seeking one full-time pediatric rehabilitation psychologist to serve pediatric patients and their families within an interdisciplinary intensive day rehabilitation program (Specialized Transition Program). Patient populations include traumatic brain injury, acquired brain injury (stroke, tumor resection, encephalitis), neurodevelopmental disabilities (spina bifida, cerebral palsy) and a variety of other disorders (muscle disease, chronic pain, spinal cord injury). Duties include individual therapy, family interventions including psychoeducation, and coordination with other treatment team members to promote positive rehabilitation outcomes. Other roles include coordination with the program's special educators and neuropsychologist to design or modify recommendations for transition planning for return to school, coordination and provision of crisis management as needed within the program, and coordination with community providers.
Located in Baltimore, MD, Kennedy Krieger Institute is an internationally recognized institution dedicated to improving the lives of children and young adults with pediatric developmental disabilities and disorders of the brain, spinal cord and musculoskeletal system, through patient care, special education, research, and professional training. Within the prehabilitation continuum of care, comprehensive interdisciplinary rehabilitation services are provided to children and adolescents with a range of rehabilitation needs through all phases of treatment, including 24-hour inpatient programs; day treatment and home/community-based services through the Fairmount Rehabilitation programs; and outpatient specialty programs.
Formal training in pediatric or child clinical psychology is required. Candidates should have PhD or PsyD in psychology from an APA-or CPA-accredited doctoral program with an APA- or CPA-accredited internship. Postdoctoral training in pediatric psychology, rehabilitation psychology, or health psychology preferred. The position will be filled as soon as appropriate candidates are identified. Questions about the positions can be directed to Dr. Beth Slomine (email@example.com). To apply, please submit a letter of interest that includes qualifications and career interests and goals, CV, and three letters of reference. Electronic submissions are encouraged.
Beth Slomine, PhD, ABPP
Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist
Director of Training and Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Services
Kennedy Krieger Institute
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine