The Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical
Psychology is 12-month position at the World Trade Center Mental Health
Treatment Program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The
fellowship will begin on August 1st, 2019 and run through July 31st,
2020. This fellowship is designed to prepare the post-doctoral level
trainee to assume the professional responsibilities of a clinical
psychologist with specialized training in the assessment and treatment
of posttraumatic reactions in first responders. The Fellowship has a
standard salary of $50,840 per year in addition to health care insurance
and benefits. Opportunities also exist for academic writing,
collaborating with clinical researchers, and supervision of psychology
graduate students. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.
Applicants must have fulfilled requirements for a Ph.D. in counseling or clinical psychology.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Postdoctoral Fellow’s position will be 100% clinical and will include
the following duties: conducting individual psychotherapy (20 hours),
conducting intake assessments (3 hours), co-leading group psychotherapy
(1 hour), conducting psychological testing/Extended Assessments (5
hours) , supervising psychology externs (1 hours), attending program
staff meetings (2 hours), attending supervising for own clinical
activities (3 hours) and completing all required paperwork related to
clinical duties (5 hours). Total = 40 hours
The Postdoctoral Fellow must
have earned a PhD or PsyD in counseling or clinical psychology from an
APA approved program along with having attended an APA approved
The Postdoctoral Fellow will have
satisfied the requirements of having earned their doctorate (PhD or
PsyD) in counseling or clinical psychology which includes having
satisfactorily finished both externship training experience along with
an APA approved internship experience.
Postdoctoral Fellow will have earned their doctorate in counseling or
clinical psychology but will have not yet earned their license to
practice. Instead, their fellowship year will help them earn the
necessary supervised hours to apply for and take the licensing exam.
Computer and General Skills:
Postdoctoral Fellow will have basic skills in using word processing
programs along with specialized knowledge of computer programs
associated with psychological assessments.
The Postdoctoral Fellow
will have basic skills in using word processing programs along with
specialized knowledge of computer programs associated with psychological