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Assistant Professor, Young Adult Service, Connecticut Mental Health Center

The Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry invites applications for a clinical psychologist to fill a full-time faculty position as an Assistant Professor on the Young Adult Service at Connecticut Mental Health Center, an urban, academically-affiliated community mental health center that serves an ethnically diverse population of individuals in Greater New Haven experiencing serious psychiatric and substance abuse problems.

The Young Adult Service provides comprehensive, developmentally oriented, trauma-informed programs of care to clients ages 18 to 25 with complex psychiatric presentations. Many of the clients served are leaving the child welfare system with emotional, behavioral, interpersonal, and social challenges associated with exposure to complex trauma.

The individual selected for this position will work within an interprofessional team to (a) consult with clinical and residential providers concerning the management of high-risk behavior in young adult clients, (b) coordinate the development and implementation of comprehensive, developmentally oriented, trauma-informed behavior plans, (c) provide clinical and case management services, (d) assist with psychological testing, (e) assist with program development and program evaluation, (f) develop and deliver programs of in-service education for staff, and (g) supervise psychology trainees, interns, and postdoctoral fellows.

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to Adrienne Allen, PsyD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, at

Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff and students and especially encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, persons with disabilities, women, and protected veterans. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.