The Children's MN Department of Psychological Services is pleased to offer Pediatric Post Doctoral Fellowships for the 2024-2025 training year
Children's Minnesota is one of the ten largest pediatric health system in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children's Minnesota is one system serving kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, nine primary care clinics, multiple specialty clinics and seven rehabilitation sites. Additionally, Children's MN is Minnesota's only Level I pediatric trauma center inside a hospital dedicated solely to children. As The Kids ExpertsTM, Children's Minnesota is uniquely poised to serve the highly specialized health care needs of children and is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children's hospital.
The Psychological Services department provides services on both the Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses. Specific services include individual and family therapy, psychological assessment, and inpatient consultation and liaison. We also have pediatric psychologists embedded in a number of specialty clinics. Our psychologists make up the faculty of the fellowship training program.
Three positions available for this one-year postdoctoral fellowship.
Position 1: Outpatient therapy and assessment with added training in Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). Training done by certified Within Agency Trainer.
Positions 2-3: Pediatric psychology placements in 1 or 2 of the following specialties, along with outpatient therapy caseload derived from specialty and consult referrals.
Behavioral Sleep Medicine
Cancer and Blood Disorders
Integrated Behavioral Health
All fellows will participate in inpatient consultation and liaison, monthly didactics, and case presentations throughout the year. Fellowships will be based on both the Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses. Opportunity to supervise and/or mentor practicum students will be available.
Fellows will spend approximately 80% of time in activities related to clinical service provision either in the outpatient clinic or in their specialty area, 10% of their time in activities related to consultation and liaison, and 10% of time in didactics/professional development. The fellow will work with medical providers, multidisciplinary teams (e.g., psychiatrists, medical providers, nursing, social workers, occupational therapists, etc.), and families to advance skills in training, policy, and practice related to child and adolescent mental health services.
Applications will require CV, letter of interest describing any specific training in pediatric specialties, and three letters of reference (one from someone at your academic institution).
Application Due Date: Friday, December 1, 2023
Start date: September 3, 2024
End date: August 29, 2025
Interviews will be conducted virtually in January of 2024.
Offers will be made after interviews and can be held until the APPIC common hold date of February 26, 2024.
Doctorate in Clinical, School, or Counseling psychology from APA-approved institution, child emphasis preferred. Completed APA-approved internship by start time of postdoctoral fellowship.
You may also send application materials and any questions to either of the following: Sarah Jerstad, PhD, LP Medical Director of Outpatient Mental Health Services Psychological Services (651) 220-6758 email@example.com
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of an occupational health assessment, drug screen, background investigation, and compliance with the U.S. Government Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Children's Minnesota requires proof of COVID-19 vaccine, and as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), immunity to vaccine preventable infectious diseases, prior to employment.
Children's MN is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a focus on recruitment of candidates from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds. We encourage individuals from various racial, ethnic, or cultural backgrounds, individuals who are gender diverse, veterans, and individuals with diverse abilities to apply.
Children’s Minnesota is one of the largest pediatric health systems in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children’s Minnesota is one system serving kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, nine primary care clinics, multiple specialty clinics and seven rehabilitation sites. As The Kids Experts in our region, Children’s Minnesota is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children’s hospital. Find us on Facebook @childrensminnesota or on Twitter and Instagram @childrensmn. Please visit childrensMN.org.