Circles of Care, Inc. is currently accepting applications to fill a one-year, postdoctoral residency position starting in August / September 2019.
Circles of Care is a not-for-profit, comprehensive behavioral healthcare system. The organization includes five inpatient units, three outpatient facilities, residential programs, and numerous programs which serve the community of Brevard County, Florida.
Circles of Care inpatient units have approximately 120 licensed, inpatient beds, including acute mental health, crisis stabilization, chemical detoxification, substance abuse residential, and children crisis stabilization programs. Circles of Care is accredited by the Joint Commission of Accreditation for Health Care Organizations, is an approved Medicare and Medicaid provider, and has contracts with numerous managed care companies.
The postdoctoral residents will primarily provide inpatient services in the crisis stabilization inpatient hospitals. The residents will represent the psychology department in several multidisciplinary teams, provide psychological services with a strong emphasis on group therapy and psychological testing, supervise doctoral-level practicum students, and engage in other professional opportunities afforded a professional psychologist.
The residents will serve primarily, but not exclusively, adults and elderly persons in Brevard County. The residents will have the opportunity to work with individuals who experience acute and chronic mental illness that represent a wide range of psychiatric diagnoses, including mood disorders, PTSD, psychotic disorders, personality disorders, and substance use disorders.
The positions are for one year and meet all of the requirements of a postdoctoral residency necessary for licensure in the State of Florida. The stipend for the year is $36,200. Supervision is included.