Program Information: Division of the Provost

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 9097
Program Type: Post Doctoral
Site: University of Southern California
Department: Division of the Provost
Address: University of Southern California
Kortschak Center for Learning and Creativity
3601 Trousdale Pkwy, STU 311
Los Angeles, California 90089-0896
Country: United States
Metro Area: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA MSA
Distance from Major City:
Phone: 213-740-7884
Fax: 213-821-4129
Web Address:
Brochure Website's Address:
Primary Agency Type: Other
Additional Agency Types:
Member of APPIC since: 07/14/2016
APA Accreditation Not Accredited
CPA Accreditation Not Accredited
Postdoctoral Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead Director: Janice Schafrik
Chief Psychologist: Patricia Tobey
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 2
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 0
Number of Non-Psychologist Staff/Faculty who Supervise Post-docs 3
Position Information
Start Date: 08/01/2018
Number of Full Time Slots Expected Next Class: 1
Number of Part Time Slots Expected Next Class:
Low Stipend High Stipend
Full Time Annual Stipend Ranges for Next Class: 47476
Part Time Annual Stipend Ranges for Next Class:

Stipend ranges are values in US Dollars.

Fringe Benefits: Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Licensing Exam Release Time, Life Insurance, Professional Development Time, Sick Leave, Vacation
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above): Full staff benefits: 12 days vacation, 12 days sick time, paid university holidays, medical coverage, library use, computer in office, email, continuing education time (8 days).
Brief description of the typical work day for a postdoc at this training site
Is this program fully affiliated with one or more doctoral programs? No
Is this program partially affiliated with one or more doctoral programs? No
Postdoctoral Application Process
Application Due Date: 01/22/2018 11:59 PM
How to obtain application info: Visit Website
Preferred method of contacting the program: Visit Website
We have matched with interns from these programs:
Postdoctoral Applicant Requirements
US Citizenship Required: No
Canadian Citizenship Required: No
This institution, department, internship, or postdoctoral program requires trainees to sign a statement about personal behavior and/or religious beliefs as a condition of admission and/or retention in the program: No
How to obtain text of statement:
Program Description

The University of Southern California offers one full-time postdoctoral fellowship in College Student Learning and Academic Support Services. The central training goal for this fellowship is that postdoctoral fellows complete training with advanced knowledge, confidence, and competence in the following areas of clinical practice: short-term counseling, group counseling, awareness and appreciation of human diversity, professional ethics and decision making, outreach/consultation, and clinical supervision. This fellowships is a position with an emphasis in clinical assessment, including psychoeducational assessments of learning disabilities and ADHD. The fellow will provide clinical services to the general student population seeking support and learning assistance as well as students with disabilities who register with the Office of Disability Services and Programs.

Postdoctoral Training Opportunities


Adolescents: Yes
Adults: Yes
Older Adults:
Gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender: Yes
Ethnic minorities: Yes
Students: Yes
International Students: Yes
Low income:

Treatment Modalities

Assessment: Yes
Individual Therapy: Yes
Couples Therapy:
Family Therapy:
Group Therapy: Yes
Community Intervention:
Consultation/Liaison: Yes
Crisis Intervention:
Brief Psychotherapy: Yes
Long-term Psychotherapy:
Cognitive Rehabilitation:
Primary Care:
Evidenced Based Practice: Yes
Evidence Based Research:
Supervision of Practicum students : Yes


Health Psychology:
Women's Health:
Eating Disorders:
Sexual Disorders:
Sports Psychology:
Rehabilitation Psychology:
Physical Disabilities:
Learning Disabilities: Yes
Developmental Disabilities:
Assessment: Yes
Serious Mental Illness:
Anxiety Disorders: Yes
Sexual Abuse:
Substance Use Disorders:
Sexual Offenders:
Counseling: Yes
Vocational/Career Development:
Multicultural Therapy: Yes
Feminist Therapy:
Empirically-Supported Treatments: Yes
Public Policy/Advocacy: Yes
Program Development/Evaluation: Yes
Supervision: Yes
Research: Yes
Administration: Yes
Integrated health care - primary:
Integrated health care - specialty:

Additional information about training opportunities: Not all rotations or experiences may be available at all consortium sites, and some internship programs may not have updated this information recently. Please consult the program's web site or other application materials for a complete description of the training opportunities available at each site.

Summary of the Characteristics of the Specified Postdoctoral Class
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Number of Completed Applications: 13 9 15
Where did Former Postdoctoral Fellows Go?
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Total Number of post-docs: 0 2 1.5
Still a Postdoctoral Fellow: 1 .5
Community Mental Health Center: 0 0 0
Health Maintenance Organization: 0 0 0
Veterans Affairs Medical Center: 0 0 0
Military Medical Center: 0 0 0
Private General Hospital: 0 0 0
General Hospital: 0 0 0
Other Medical Center: 0 0 0
Private Psychiatric Hospital: 0 0 0
State/County/Other Public Hospital: 0 0 0
Correctional Facility: 0 0 0
School District/System: 0 0 1
University Counseling Center: 0 0 0
University Teaching Faculty: 0 0 0
2 or 4 year Undergraduate Teaching Position: 0 0 0
Medical School: 0 0 0
Academic Non-Teaching Position: 0 0 0
Research Position: 0 0 0
Independent Practice: 0 0 0
Other (e.g. consulting): 0 1 0
Not Currently Employed: 0 0 0
Changed to Other Career Field: 0 0 0
Unknown: 0 0 0