Post-Doctoral Fellow in Neuropsychological/Psychological Assessment & Addiction
Crosspoint Wellness Inc.
April 26, 2018
Full Time - Entry Level
Located in the Bay Area of Northern California, just across San Francisco’s Golden Gate bridge, Crosspoint Wellness/Alta Mira Recovery Programs offers a full-time Post-Doctoral Assessment Fellowship position. This fellowship provides the unique opportunity to gain experience in addiction and assessment in addition to supervision, oversight, and training in the various aspects of managing a residential assessment service.
Crosspoint Wellness, Inc. is committed to closing the assessment-feedback loop by combining wide-range comprehensive assessment with integrated treatment planning for individualized care plans that are specifically crafted to the patient’s cognitive, personality, and psychodiagnostic profile. The Fellow is located on-site in Sausalito as an integral member of the Alta Mira Recovery Program’s interdisciplinary clinical team. Alta Mira is one of the nation’s leading treatment facilities committed to the treatment of addiction and co-occurring disorders. Our interdisciplinary team of experts ensures that mental health issues are accurately diagnosed and treated, making long-term recovery possible.
The core fellowship activities consist of conducting, scoring, and interpreting comprehensive batteries of adult neuropsychological, personality, and psychodiagnostic assessments (30-40% of time) within a Therapeutic Assessment model. The fellow will be trained in and provide cognitive remediation and will be mentored through providing consultation and supervision to practicum students. The position also involves providing didactic training on assessment and treatment planning as well as consultation and research opportunities. Fellows receive individual and group supervision weekly as well as specialty topic didactic training, including opportunities for offsite training on topics that reflect the individual fellow’s training goals.
The fellowship is a yearlong residential-based position that begins between May-July 2018 and lasts 52 weeks with an option to renew for a second year. Benefits include sick time and paid vacation.
Applicants must be from an accredited doctoral program in psychology and will need to have successfully completed an APA-accredited or APPIC-listed internship prior to the start date.
To apply, please submit: 1) A cover letter describing your experience and your interest in the position. 2) CV/resume 3) Graduate transcripts 4) Three letters of recommendation with at least one from a primary clinical supervisor who can describe clinical work and skills in assessment/addiction.
5) Letter from the applicant’s dissertation chairperson verifying the applicant’s current status on his/her dissertation research. If an applicant’s dissertation is not completed at the time of application, this letter should also include the chairperson’s estimate of when the applicant’s dissertation will be completed. Note: if the applicant’s dissertation chairperson submits one of the 3 required letters of recommendation, the dissertation chairperson must also include a statement addressing dissertation status.
6) Letter from the applicant’s internship director of clinical training verifying the applicant’s internship status and expected completion date.