Post Doctoral Psychology Fellow

Devereux Malvern , PA 19355

Posted 2 weeks ago


Are you seeking a Post-Doctoral Fellowship within a behavioral health setting with adolescents? Do you enjoy a clinical environment that is based on evidence based practices and outcomes?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Devereux has its Advantages

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.

We offer:

  • Opportunities to participate in research and publish

  • Exposure to other disciplines, networking opportunities, external stakeholders, etc.

  • Consultation across disciplines, present progress monitoring data to internal/external stakeholders

  • Gain post-doctoral exposure to youth and families with high acuity mental and behavioral health diagnoses

  • CEUs, supervision toward licensure, supervisory training

The Devereux PA Children's Behavioral Health Services (CBHS) has an opening for a Post-doctoral Fellow in Psychology for the 2021-2022 training year at our Mapleton Residential program and Inpatient Acute Care Hospital, located in Malvern, PA. The Fellow will play a leadership role across several projects designed to implement program-wide positive behavior interventions and supports (PWPBIS) across the CBHS residential and acute inpatient programs. The fellowship will focus specifically on clinical and research skills to implementation science and PWPBIS, including training and consultation provided to school, residential and hospital personnel as they develop and implement universal and targeted inventions. There will be additional clinical responsibilities such as evaluation and consultation of individual students. Additionally, the Fellow will be responsible for providing staff trainings broad behavioral principles pertinent to PWPBIS and clinical interventions such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy. The Fellow will be expected to contribute to dissemination activities (ie conference presentation preparation).

This position is a one-year appointment pending continued funding.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Maintains a lead role in PBIS Leadership Teams. Coordinates Tiered Fidelity Index (TFI) evaluations with external evaluators.

  • Supports Doctoral Interns in completing PBIS data analysis and provides recommendations for Tier I, II and III interventions. Presents data analysis in team settings and is responsive to questions from colleagues.

  • Consult with residential, school and psychiatric in-patient leadership teams to improve school, milieu climate and youth behavior.

  • Develop and implement training programs to promote evidenced-based practices and interventions. Training should include general behavioral principles, functional assessment, and general understanding of clinical orientations including Dialectical Behavior Therapy.

  • Conduct function-based assessments and interventions for individual students as needed.

  • Participate in the design and implementation of applied research; assist in writing research proposals; disseminate research findings at national conferences; provide mentoring and supervision to junior staff.

  • Ongoing development of PBIS fidelity monitoring.

  • Provide evidence based clinical therapies as indicated.

Salary/Benefits: This position is a one-year appointment beginning August 1, 2021 and pending continued funding and contingent on satisfactorily meeting performance expectations. The salary is competitive with other similar positions.

Keywords: PhD, Psy.D, MEd, Post Doc, Fellowship, Post-Doctoral


Education: Completed Ph.D., Psy.D. Or E.D. in School or Clinical Psychology.

Experience: Must have completed a pre-doctoral psychology internship of 2,000 hours (preferably APA-approved).

Company Overview

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives - by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Our Culture, Our Expectations

At Devereux, we strive to incorporate Servant Leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;

  • Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.

  • Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.

  • Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

  • Employee assistance / work-life balance program.

Visitbenefits.devereux.orgto see why we are a great place to work!

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Posted Date 2 days ago (4/30/2021 1:51 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-17583

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time

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