Psychologist - Department of Pediatrics, UC-Davis-MIND Institute, Sacramento, CA

Posted: Thursday, November 5, 2020


Psychologist Position at the UC Davis Health-MIND Institute

This position is employed by the UC Davis Department of Pediatrics and spends the majority of its time in the MIND Institute Massie Family Clinic. The incumbent conducts clinical psychological assessments for individuals with suspected neurodevelopmental disorders and performs empirically based treatments (e.g., Social Skills Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) on individuals with NDD diagnoses This position involves teaching medical students, pediatric residents, developmental pediatrics fellows and LEND trainees. The incumbent may provide supervision of psychology trainees and may spend a small portion of time supporting ongoing clinical research. The Child Development Clinic was established at the U.C Davis MIND Institute to provide medical evaluations, psychological assessments and referral/consultation services to children and families. Within the clinic professional activities are directed toward all aspects of the UCDMC mission of patient services, teaching and research. The UC Davis MIND Institute is a research and clinical center whose mission involves awareness, understanding, prevention, care and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs). The MIND Institute also houses 4 federally funded Center grants: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC), Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (CEDD), Autism Center of Excellence, and Center for Children's Environmental Health; and 3 federally funded training grants: Autism Research Training Program, Developmental Behavioral Pediatric Training Program, and Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disorders (LEND) training program. We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. We are searching for a clinical psychologist who is able to serve a culturally and linguistically diverse group of children with disability and their families for this position.

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