International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

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Posted 1 April 1999 in StressPoints by ISTSS

UC San Francisco
Faculty Position:
Trauma Treatment Program

The Department of Psychiatry of the School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is seeking a Psychiatrist for the Trauma Treatment Program of the Psychosocial Medicine Clinic at San Francisco General Hospital, a major teaching hospital of UCSF. The position offers an exciting opportunity to help develop trauma-focused outpatient psychological services at SFGH and the San Francisco Community Health Network. Duties include providing direct clinical services to a wide variety of patients, including individuals with a history of chronic physical and sexual abuse, victims of violence, including sexual assaults, domestic violence, survivors of political torture, refugee groups, and patients recovering from severe physical trauma. The majority of these patients are medically indigent and typically have concurrent medical, psychosocial, and substance abuse problems. Other duties include: consultation with primary-care providers and liaison with community-based agencies; psychopharmacological evaluations and medication support services; supervision of psychology and social work interns, and psychiatry residents; and in-service training of staff. The ideal candidate must possess a minimum of two years' experience and expertise providing trauma-focused treatment, strong enthusiasm and ability to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team, excellent teaching and supervisory skills, and demonstrated competency in working with culturally diverse, low-income and medically indigent patient populations. Experience working in a hospital setting, with patient with severe psychosocial problems and/or substance abuse problems is desirable. Bilingual applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send a letter of interest, resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to:
Vanessa Kelly, PhD
Psychosocial Medicine Outpatient Clinic
Department of Psychiatry-Suite 7M
San Francisco General Hospital
1001 Potrero Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110

For further information regarding the position you may contact Kelly
at 415/206-4967. UCSF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

The university undertakes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity for underutilized minorities and women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans and disabled veterans.

April 25­28, 1999International Society for Theoretical Psychology Biennial Meeting
Sydney, Australia
Contact: Visit Web site at http://www.
ozemail.com.au/~wise/LatestNews.htm
e-mail, istp@uws.edu.au
 April 30­May 2, 1999Millennium World Conference in Critical Psychology
University of Western Sydney,
Centre for Critical Psychology
Sydney, Australia
Contact: Visit Web site at http://www.
nepean.uws.edu.au/histories/ccp/
millennium.html
 May 15, 1999ISTSS -- New York Chapter and Fordham Psychology Association
Fordham University
New York, N.Y., U.S.A.
Contact: Sanja Rolovic at 212/439-8149; e-mail, istssny99@aol.com
 August 15­19, 1999International Council of
Psychologists Annual Meeting
Sheraton Ferncroft Hotel and Resort
Danvers, Mass., U.S.A.
Contact: E-mail Joan C. Chrisler at jcchr@conncoll.edu
 September 13­16, 1999Association of European
Psychiatrists 2nd European
Conference on Psychotherapy
Princesa Sofia Hotel
Barcelona, Spain
Contact: Grupo Geyseco at +93 221 22 42; e-mail, geybcn@adv.es
 September 23­25, 1999The Netherlands Trauma Conference
Nicolaes Tulp Institute
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Contact: Nicolaes Tulp Institute at
+31 20 566 8585; e-mail, tulpinst@
amc.uva.nl
World Calendar
June 5­8, 1999ESTSS 6th European Conference on Traumatic Stress
Istanbul, Turkey
Contact: Conference Secretariat at
+90 212 278 10 18; e-mail, interium@
turk.net
November 14­17, 1999ISTSS 15th Annual Conference
Inter-Continental Hotel
Miami, Fla., U.S.A.
Contact: ISTSS headquarters at 847/480-9028; e-mail, istss@istss.org.
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