Posting InformationDepartment Psychiatry-TEACCH - 412205
Posting Open Date 11/10/2022 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Autism Specialist - TEACCH Greenville Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty Vacancy ID FAC0004330 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week 40 FTE 1 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Dependent on Qualifications Proposed Start Date 02/01/2023
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The TEACCH Autism Program began in 1972 as a system of university-based regional centers to serve children, adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. As part of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the program has an active clinical, teaching, and research program. TEACCH operates seven community regional clinics across the state. Each center offers a set of core services along with unique demonstration programs meeting the needs of individuals with ASD, their families, and professionals across the state of North Carolina. Also, part of TEACCH are the Carolina Living and Learning Center, a residential/vocational training facility for autistic adults as well as an Employment Services program providing Job Coaching and related services to adults on the spectrum.
TEACCH is part of the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) program and faculty are actively involved in student and professional training activities within the state, nation, and across the world. All TEACCH programs are coordinated through a central administration and research unit in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
TEACCH provides clinical services such as diagnostic evaluations, psychotherapy, speech language therapy, and parent support groups. In addition, TEACCH conducts training nationally and internationally and provides consultation for teachers, residential care providers, and other professionals from a variety of disciplines. Research activities include clinical trials intervention and implementation studies.
This position is located at the TEACCH clinic in Greenville, NC.
The TEACCH Autism Program at the University of North Carolina has an opening for an Autism Specialist at our TEACCH Center in Greenville, NC. The Autism Specialist will hold a position as Clinical Instructor (fixed-term faculty), in the Department of Psychiatry, UNC School of Medicine.
The Greenville Center is specifically seeking a candidate with mental health experience in addition to autism experience. Responsibilities for this position include developing and implementing diagnostic, intervention, and/or consultation programs for individuals with ASD. The position may also include providing professional development training and consultation programs locally, nationally and internationally depending on the interests of the selected candidates.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Completion of a master's degree in clinical psychology, school psychology, speech language pathology, occupational therapy, social work, counseling or related discipline. Minimum requirements for this position include previous clinical training and experience in assessment and treatment of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Candidates must be licensed or license eligible as an LPA, LCMHC, LCSW, LMFT, SLP, OT or related clinical discipline in the state of North Carolina within 30 days of hire. Those licensed or license eligible at the Associate level will be considered.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Experience treating mental health co-morbidities and/or providing early intervention services in ASD is highly desirable.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities
Please attach an up to date curriculum vitae and a letter of application. Two letters of reference may be sent to Chair of the Search Committee, Greenville – Autism Specialist Search, 100 Renee Lynne Court, CB#7180, Carrboro, NC 27510 or the letters may be emailed to [email protected]
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