Post Doctoral Information
Post Doc Application

Inpatient Adult Psychology Application


Center for Behavioral Medicine offers three full-time Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship positions in treating the seriously and persistently mentally ill adult, one of which involves providing treatment to mentally ill individuals who have been committed by the courts to the Department of Mental Health for competency restoration. The annual stipend is $35,115.12. Benefits include 15 days paid annual leave, sick leave, 12 paid holidays, and medical and life insurance. The 12 month training program begins September 1. Residents are encouraged to attend facility orientation sessions in August.


Inquries and application materials should be sent to Shawn Anderson, Ph.D. shawn.anderson@dmh.mo.gov. Applications will be accepted beginning March 1st and will continue until all positions are filled.



Outpatient Forensic Psychology Application Procedure


Center for Behavioral Medicine offers two (2) full-time Forensic Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship positions. The annual stipend is $35,115.12. Benefits include fifteen (15) days paid annual leave, fifteen (15) days sick leave, twelve (12) paid holidays, and medical and life insurance plans. The twelve (12) month Program begins September 1. Residents are expected to attend an August orientation session.


Applicants should have doctorates in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from APA-accredited programs.


Applications should include:


  • Statement of training interests and goals
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Two sample psychological reports
  • Three letters of reference from individuals familiar with your clinical experiences
  • A letter from the director of your training program verifying completion of doctoral degree; and doctoral program transcripts


Inquiries can be made to Steve Mandracchia, Ph.D. at (816) 512-7244 or steve.mandracchia@dmh.mo.gov.

Submit application materials to:
Forensic Services, Center for Behavioral Medicine
1000 E 24th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64108


Selected applicants will be invited to come for an onsite interview. Interviewees will meet individually with the Forensic Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Director, Psychology Department staff supervisors, and the current Psychology Residents. The on site visit will also consist of a general orientation and tour of the facility. Phone interviews may be arranged but applicants who participate in an on site visit will take precedence in consideration.


The Center for Behavioral Medicine and The Missouri Department of Mental Health do not discriminate or deny employment or services because of race, sex, creed marital status, national origin, disability or age of applicants or employees.