On July 28, 2015, Oregon Bill S.832 was signed into law by Governor Kate Brown. At large, the bill aims to integrate mental and physical health services wherein a patient can receive services in conjunction. The bill commendably promotes the practice of behavioral health clinicians in the same facilities as primary care physicians. Under the scope of behavioral health clinicians are licensed psychologists, professional counselors, social workers, and others who can treat mental illness. The bill allows providers to use proper physical and mental health codes regardless of setting. Additionally, it allows psychology interns and residents to bill for Medicaid patients. Some fields in which we will see both a physician and psychologist collaboration on are mental illness, substance use disorders, health behaviors that contribute to chronic illness, life stressors and crises, developmental risks and conditions, stress related physical symptoms, preventive care, and ineffective patterns of health care utilization. This new law is a great feat for psychology, increasing access to behavioral health care at the point where the patient initially presents concerns.
Recent Job & Fellowship Postings
Tampa General Hospital Rehabilitation Services seeks a Clinical Health or Rehabilitation Psychologist to join our psychology team.
Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor level faculty position specializing in clinical psychology to begin August 16, 2018.
The Department of Pain Management at San Antonio Military Medical Center is looking for a Clinical Health Psychologist with a specialty in pain.
Dr. Jessica Magidson will be joining the Department of Psychology at the University of Maryland, College Park in January 2018 and will be hiring a full-time Post Doctoral Associate in global mental health and addiction science.
The Michigan State University (MSU) Consortium of Advanced Psychology Training (CAPT) program at McLaren Flint has one opening for a two year postdoctoral fellow.
The Florida State University College of Medicine has a current opening for a postdoctoral fellow in Clinical Health Psychology – with a focus on applied clinical research.
This position is a year-long appointment for a post-doctoral Non-Physician Clinical Trainee in ASAP to provide consultation, short-term counseling, threat assessment and management, and psychological wellness training to faculty, staff, academic personnel, and eligible family members. An emphasis is placed on developing skills and enhancing professional identity as a psychologist, organizational and management consultant, in addition to other clinically-relevant scientist-practitioner roles.
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