Vinfen, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Mental Health Center (MMHC), an outpatient public mental health clinic, is seeking a full-time postdoctoral psychology fellow. The fellowship will run from July 1st 2018 through June 30th 2019. Responsibilities include performing treatment needs assessments, and individual and group cognitive behavioral treatment to seriously and persistently mentally ill individuals. This is a training position- the candidate will receive 2.5 hrs of supervision (by a licensed psychologist) per week. MMHC offers trainings, didactics, and seminars, which the candidate can participate on. Candidates who possess substantial knowledge of DBT and CBT, and who have experience with forensic populations will be strongly preferred. Supervision by licensed clinical psychologists will be available. MMHC is comprised of well-established multi-disciplinary teams, administratively embedded in the MA Department of Mental Health.
The MMHC is affiliated with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Department of Psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School. This training position may provide an opportunity for an appointment as Postdoctoral Psychology Fellow at the Harvard Medical School.
**Why Vinfen?** We are committed to you! We offer great training, great benefits, career growth and job security!
Our comprehensive and generous benefits package includes:
* A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution as well as an employee-funded 403(b) plan
* Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision plans
* Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance
* Generous Vacation, Holiday, Personal and Sick Time Benefits
* Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care)
* Educational Assistance and Remission Programs
* $500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!
* Other generous benefits and perks!
Founded in 1977, for 40 years Vinfen has been a leading nonprofit human services organization that transforms lives by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. To learn more about Vinfen, and/or to apply to this or other Vinfen positions, please visit our website at www.vinfen.org/careers.
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Vinfen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Keywords: psychiatric rehabilitation, social services, social worker, counseling, social work, psychology, mental illness, mental health, disability, disabilities, behavioral, rehabilitative, psychiatric, case management, case manager, human services, non-profit, trauma, advocacy, recovery.
* PhD in psychology and licensure in Massachusetts
* Pior experience with DBT and CBT therapy preferred but not required.
* Must be able to successfully pass a CORI, reference, multi-state background and driving record check.
Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5 pm
*Region:* Greater Boston Area
*Pay Rate:* TBD
*Standard Hours per Week:* 40
*Driving & Vehicle Requirements:* No license check or vehicle required
Website : http://www.vinfen.org
For over 35 years, Vinfen has been dedicated to transforming lives. We are a leading provider of community-based services to people with psychiatric conditions, intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain injuries, and behavioral health challenges. Our dedicated staff uses the latest in science-based interventions to support the people we serve in achieving their goals and leading more independent, productive, and valued lives as members of their community. Vinfen is one of the most dynamic and innovative health and human services organizations in the country. With over 200 locations in Massachusetts and Connecticut, we are a premier provider of comprehensive services for adolescents and adults with disabilities or life challenges. We provide a wide range of evidence-based programs in recovery, supported living, habilitation, education, employment, clinical, and peer support to the populations we serve. Our leadership and Vinfen as a company have received numerous awards and been recognized for excellence in health and human services at the state and national level. We work in partnership with professionals and organizations from all areas of health and human services. We collaborate with experts and thought leaders in the field to learn from them, as they learn from us. We work with legislators and government officials, with advocacy organizations, and with other providers, to advocate for the people we serve and their families and to support our employees. With over 2,700 dedicated employees, Vinfen is one of the largest nonprofit employers in Massachusetts. Our staff members are caring and dedicated people who have become experienced, highly-trained professionals in the field of health and human services. Vinfen’s commitment to excellence is evident in our employees across the company, who are all dedicated to supporting and empowering the people we serve. At Vinfen, we are all about transforming lives together.