Company Name:

Stanford University


Stanford, California

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Adolescent Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Date Posted:

August 28, 2018

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Postdoctoral Fellowships in Child Clinical Psychology

Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences anticipates six; openings for postdoctoral fellows in Child Clinical Psychology for the 2019-20 academic year. Clinic-funded fellowships are designed for those seeking careers in clinical practice settings. 


Two openings are projected in the OUTPATIENT CHILD PSYCHIATRY CLINICS, which specialize in treating children with anxiety and mood dysregulation disorders, autism spectrum disorders, and eating disorders. Fellows receive advanced training in individual, group and family therapy utilizing evidence based treatment. Major rotations include working with patients in the Anxiety and DBT clinics and minor rotations include working with patients in the Eating Disorders clinic and young children (PCIT and PRT). Psychological/neuropsychological testing is also conducted. 


Two openings are projected in the PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY SERVICE, which specializes in treating children with medical illnesses including those treated for cancer, solid organ transplant, stem cell transplant, and other conditions.Fellows will receive training in assessment, individual, group, and family therapy, as well as psychological/neuropsychological testing. 


One opening is projected in the AUTISM AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES CLINIC, which specializes in treating families and children with ASD and developmental disorders. Fellows will receive training in conducting multi-disciplinary diagnostic assessments using gold-standard instruments as well as providing evidence-based therapies and parent training including Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT). Opportunities for a minor rotation in the Anxiety Clinic or General Clinic are available. 


One opening is projected in the ADOLESCENT DBT CLINIC, which specializes in treating adolescents with suicidal and self-harming behaviors.  Fellows receive training in providing adherent, comprehensive, Stage 1 DBT including individual therapy, collateral and family therapy, multifamily skills group, telephone coaching and weekly consultation team meetings. 


Stipends are $60,000 plus benefits. 

Start date is 9/3/19. 


All applicants must have completed:

  1. APA- or CPA-accredited graduate programs in clinical, counseling or school psychology
  2. APA- or CPA-accredited internships
  3. All requirements for their PhD or PsyD prior to beginning their appointment

Appointments are for one year. Positions are contingent upon funding. 


For detailed application information, please go to 

Applications are due December 10, 2018. 

Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

The fellowship is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association, 750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002, (202) 336-5979, 

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