Postdoctoral Fellowship at Boston College. The Research Program on Children and Adversity (RPCA) is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to support research with specific attention to disparities facing war-affected, Muslim refugee populations, and other populations on topics such as substance use/abuse, community support, and caregiver-child relationships. The postdoctoral fellow will help measure psychosocial outcomes to assess the effectiveness of the Family Strengthening Intervention for Refugees (FSI-R), a 10-module home-visiting intervention focused on skill-building and psychoeducation to reduce mental health disparities. Currently, the FSI-R is being tested for effectiveness through a randomized controlled trial with 300 families in Lewiston, Maine, and Springfield, Massachusetts.
The Research Program on Children and Adversity (RPCA) is an applied research program dedicated to improving the evidence base on the epidemiology of mental health problems, family functioning, and intervention research to develop and test mental health services for children and families affected by multiple forms of adversity, including infectious disease, poverty, and armed conflict.
Candidate at this Postdoctoral Fellowship position at Boston College will support research with specific attention to disparities facing war-affected, Muslim refugee populations. The fellow will provide data collection and analysis to assess the effectiveness of interventions; and, contribute to the evidence base on the epidemiology of mental health problems and family functioning by publishing on studies. The Postdoctoral Fellow will report to the Principal Investigator and Director of the Research Program on Children and Adversity, Dr. Theresa S. Betancourt.
This Postdoctoral Fellowship at Boston College will offer the following benefits
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