PsychiatrySupervisor: Jill C. Fodstad
- Internship Location:
Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health
- Pre Professional Interests Preferred:
Pre-Medicine, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Physical Therapy
- Dress Code:
- Casual or Business Casual
- Majors Preferred:
Anthropology, Health Information Administration, Health Sciences, Health Services Management, Journalism / English / Technical Communication, Medical Humanities and Health Studies, Neuroscience, Nursing, Psychology, Public Health, Social Work
- Hours per week:
- flexible within regular work hours
- Autism Spectrum Disorder/Intellectual Disability (Psychiatry). Contribute to research projects focused on improving access to evidenced-based care for individuals across the lifespan diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, or other developmental disabilities. I am a licensed clinical psychologist and doctoral level board-certified behavior analyst who studies healthcare delivery in persons with developmental disabilities and co-occurring psychiatry/severe behavioral conditions. I am looking for a few motivated applicants to help with various aspects of ongoing projects in the following areas: 1) an excellent writer and copy-editor curious about the process of research studies; 2) a student interested in reviewing and summarizing current research on studies related to health care service delivery/evidenced-based care and developmental disabilities; and 3) student interested in performing research aimed at improving the quality of life of persons with developmental disabilities and their caregivers.
- Internship Duties:
- Duties will vary based on the student. Tasks may include (but are not limited to): entering data in databases, verifying/checking data, coding/analyzing qualitative data, assisting with manuscript/poster development (potential opportunity for co-authorship), preparing study mailings, recruiting/consenting human subjects, transcribing and checking accuracy of qualitative interview data, reviewing articles and scientific papers, extracting data.
- Should have ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel; will need to have/be able to complete within 2 weeks of start date the Human Subjects Protection certification through the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) program. Ideal applicant should be motivated, organized, hardworking, an eagerness to try new things. There may be a lot of individual autonomy as some of the work could be done independently. However, the project is collaborative, emphasizing the importance of inter-personal professional skills.