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Full-time research assistants, Child Mind Institute NYC

A Hofstra alumnus has told us The Child Mind Institute is currently looking to grow their team and are actively searching for full-time paid research assistants.

Here is the link for the job description:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=371b930b-70df-4a87-aa90-9681315857cd&sid=Y2hpbGRtaW5k&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US

If you’d like direct contact information for the alumnus who can answer questions about the organization, contact Dr. Masnick for details.

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Allison Kim Levy award for Hofstra students, staff, and faculty

Are you or is someone you know actively involved in community service? The Allison Kim Levy Continuing Acts of Kindness Memorial Award is given annually to two members of the Hofstra community (drawn from students, staff, and faculty) who have demonstrated community service and good works in the previous calendar year. Two awards of $2000 each are available. Nominations, a description of the service, and corroborating letters are due by April 6, 2018. See attached for more information. Allison Kim Levy award

NY State Psychological Association annual conference in NYC

The New York Psychological Association will have its annual conference June 1-3 in NYC. Students are welcome to submit projects to present.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Business Models

In this world of fast changing health care systems Psychologists need new business models to help them build a fire wall around their practices. We are having presentations that will teach two distinct and different practice models that can provide protection and growth. These practice models will include information on potential legal, practice liability, insurance and cyber vulnerabilities. We hope to receive abstracts with insights and analyses on all these topics for all practice models.

Trade Skills

We are seeking input from a wide segment of the scientific community, and we are interested in attracting experts in clinical therapy in all practice areas including: Addictions, Development in Later Life, Diversity Issues in Treatment, Gender Issues in Treatment, Neurosciences, and Telehealth. We encourage the submission of abstracts with contemporary perspectives on traditional treatment modalities.  We welcome submissions on bringing psychological principles to working with organizations.

Many more details can be found here: https://nyspa.site-ym.com/page/2018NYSPAConvention

Narrateur, a Hofstra literary magazine, looking for contributions

Narrateur, the literary magazine at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra / Northwell, is looking for submissions for the 2018 edition. The deadline is February 11th.  They will help anyone with a great story to tell. The journal accepts non-fiction, fiction, poetry, art and photography.

Past issues can be read digitally at narrateur.org. Submissions can be made through this site, as well.

NarrateurFlyer2018

Student research funding

Here’s an opportunity for funding of student research (deadline Nov. 1): http://www.psychologicalscience.org/members/grants-awards-and-symposia/student-grant-competition

Opportunity for Greek-speaking students interested in ABA

The autism treatment clinic Kidz Choice Services is in need of Greek-speaking ABA students who wish to gain experience in the field, working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, under the supervision of a doctoral level BCBA (board-certified behavior analyst). See the link for more information. The positions are in Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island.

Opening for Greek teachers

Research Asst at RI Consortium for Autism Research

Research assistant position for the RI Consortium for Autism Research and Treatment (RI-CART) and a sub-study with the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities (CADD) inpatient unit. Also, general support with the Developmental Disorders Genetics Research Program (DDGRP) at Bradley Hospital. Under the general supervision of the ADDIRC Investigator, Giulia Righi, PhD. and the program Research Coordinator, assist in the patient assessments and analysis of participant information for clinical research projects. Work in collaboration with the CADD unit team to interview participants and/or families and obtain informed consent. Gather assessment data through direct interview, staff input, and chart review. Prepare and maintain study record. Learn electronic database (i.e., REDCap), enter data, and perform quality control procedures. Check all questionnaires and study materials for completeness. Participate in qualitative/quantitative analysis of data and possibly assist in first draft preparation of manuscripts. Review relevant literature to gather information. Assist in recruiting efforts to procure participants (e.g., contact providers, attend fundraising efforts of partners). Contribute to and take minutes for Genomics Study group calls and also provide some support for ongoing DDGRP research studies.

Job ad can be found here