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Children's Hopsital of the King's Daughters (CHKD) Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship

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Children's Specialty Group/CHKD
Norfolk, Virginia

Starts on Monday, August 3, 2020

Applications due Wednesday, January 1, 2020

This fellowship will provide an opportunity to work with a variety of medical populations, including inpatient pediatric rehabilitation, pain and palliative care, gastroenterology, neurology, hematology/oncology, intensive care, and trauma. Interventions will focus on behavioral planning and support during medical inpatient admissions, adjustment to diagnosis, pain and stress management, adherence to medical regimens, feeding, and extended hospitalizations. The fellow will be responsible for working with multidisciplinary teams and patients referred to the Consult-Liaison service, as well as seeing patients in outpatient assessment and treatment. Opportunities for providing education to health system staff and trainees are also available. 

The fellow receives a minimum of two hours of supervision from psychology faculty members each week focused on developing clinical skills, as well as "supervision of supervision" and professional identity and development. The fellow will also provide clinical supervision to a pre-doctoral intern and/or practicum students in clinical psychology. The supervision and clinical experiences provided are designed to meet the current postdoctoral experience requirements in most states. 

Additional Information

Agency Type
Childrens Hospital
APPIC Membership
APA Accredited
Recognized Specialty
Clinical Child Psychology
Emphasis or focus area
Other Emphasis
Pediatric Psychology
Research Time
No research time
Training Director
Diana Schofield, PsyD
Contact Email
Contact Phone
Duration in Months
Hours Per Week
# of Licensed Supervisors
Number of Positions
Applications recieved last year
Will follow APPIC Selection Guidelines
Date offers will be made to applicants
Monday, February 24 2020
Created Date
Wednesday, October 23 2019
Fringe Benefits
Health insurance, life insurance, long-term disability and short-term disability benefits, 401K
Additional Comments
Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters (CHKD) is a 206-bed free-standing children's hospital and Level 1 pediatric trauma center in Norfolk, Virginia. Located in the center of a thriving medical campus that includes Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS), and the Norfolk Public Health Department, CHKD has a large on-campus ambulatory care center, as well as numerous satellites throughout the region.
Application Instructions
Please submit the following to diana.schofield@chkd.org: CV, cover letter, and a deidentified sample psychological evaluation demonstrating integration of multiple psychological assessment instruments into a comprehensive report

This record was last updated on Friday, November 22, 2019

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