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POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP

IN FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY

EXPERT PSYCHOLOGICAL

EVALUATIONS

We are a forensic psychology private

practice located in downtown Little

Rock, Arkansas. We conduct

psychological evaluations across a

range of referral questions which

broadly fall into the areas of criminal,

personal injury, employment,

disability, immigration, and family

law.

ABOUT OUR FELLOWSHIP

CRIMINAL CASES IMMIGRATION CASES

DISABILITY CASES

Our fellowship provides intensive

training in forensic psychological

assessment. Fellows focus their

training in the areas of criminal, disability, and immigration law cases.

Fellows receive supervision, opportunities to testify and observe

testimony; assessment experience in

prisons, jails, and hospitals; and

training across a year-long forensic

psychology didactic sequence. Criminal evaluations fellows conduct and receive training in include criminal responsibility, fitness to proceed, culpable mental state, restorability, and violence risk.

 

Immigration evaluations fellows will conduct and receive training in include

evaluations for a U-Visa, VAWA, hardship, and the citizenship test waiver. Fellows will receive training and experience conducting evaluations for the Social

Security Administration including testing for intelligence, memory, and academic achievement.

 

WHAT WE OFFER

In addition to the training, supervision, and forensic/clinical experience, fellows will receive benefits (e.g., health, vision, and dental insurance), vacation, retirement, and an annual income of $65,000.

 

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

In addition to our offices, you will be

given access to the office tower gym

(pictured to the right), conference

rooms, and break room (picture

above). We also offer intensive

preparation for board certification in

forensic psychology.

 

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED IN THE

MIDDLE OF DOWNTOWN LITTLE

ROCK NEAR A VARIETY OF

RESTAURANT OPTIONS.

 

SUPERVISION

Supervision is provided at least weekly by Benjamin Silber, Ph.D., ABPP. In addition to the supervision and didactics he provides, additional didactic training is provided by other forensic psychologists and neuropsychologists.

 

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

You will learn how to administer and

interpret Forensic Assessment

Instruments (FAIs), testify effectively,

work with attorneys, utilize

interpreters, write forensic reports,

consult, and integrate research and

best practices into your forensic and

clinical work.

 

CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE IS

ALSO AVAILABLE FOR

ADDITIONAL TRAINING.

FELLOWS HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY

TO WORK IN THE OFFICE,

PRISONS, JAILS, AND VIRTUALLY.

 

DIDACTICS

Didactic topics for the fellowship year include criminal

responsibility, malingering, fitness to proceed, mitigating

circumstances, establishing a private practice, threat assessment,

violence risk assessment, neuropsychological assessment, disability assessment, culpable mental state, psychometrics and test limitations, report writing, board certification preparation, capacity to waive Miranda rights, landmark case law, testimony, death penalty cases,

neurological bases for morality, personal injury, the phenomenology of hallucinations, and the Arkansas

legal system, amongst other relevant

forensic psychology topics.

 

TRAINING MAY ALSO INCLUDE

ADDITIONAL DIDACTIC TOPICS

BY REQUEST.

FORENSIC EVALUATIONS

OUTSIDE OF THE CORE OF

CRIMINAL, IMMIGRATION, AND

DISABILITY ARE AVAILABLE.

 

PRIMARY SUPERVISOR

Following training in psychological

assessment and forensic evaluation

at Patton State Hospital, Dr. Silber

completed a predoctoral internship

at the federal correctional complex in

Butner, NC where he received further

training in forensic psychology and

the treatment of serious mental

illness. He completed a formal

postdoctoral fellowship in forensic

psychology at the Arkansas State

Hospital and obtained a position as a

forensic psychologist there the

following year. That same year, he

also started Expert Psychological

Evaluations. Dr. Silber has a tireless

and dedicated passion for forensic psychology and continues to pursue advanced training. He is certified as a Specialist of the American Board of Professional Psychology in Forensic Psychology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology. He has supervised postdoctoral fellows in forensic psychology at the Arkansas State Hospital and now does so in his private practice.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

To apply, you must have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical or counseling

psychology from an APA accredited university, an APA accredited

pre-doctoral internship, and eligibility to work in the US. Prior experience with forensic assessment is preferred. The fellowship year begins September 1.

 

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please submit your CV, a

letter of interest, two letters of

recommendation, and a psychological

report writing sample by Jan 6th to

Benjamin Silber, Ph.D., ABPP at

Benjamin.Silber@psychological-evaluations.com.

CONTACT US:

501-444-2688

VISIT OUR WEBSITE TO LEARN MORE

WWW.PSYCHOLOGICAL-EVALUATIONS.COM

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