Rehab Services Careers at Lifespan

Program Manager - DBT-A Job

Job Number: LPG14250

Job Title: DBT-A Program Manager

Department: Mindful Teen Program - 8052301

Facility: Lifespan Physician Group, Inc. - East Providence

Location: East Providence, RI

A doctoral-level Psychologist who meets current Specialty Guidelines for a Clinical Psychologist as set forth by the American Psychological Association (including APA-accredited

doctoral training program and APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship, or equivalent). Must have current licensure to practice as a Licensed Psychologist in the State of Rhode Island or be eligible for such licensure. Must have completed at least 40 hours of intensive DBT training.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.


At least one to two years of supervised post-doctoral clinical child fellowship training experience relevant to assigned Hospital duties. Previous experience providing DBT treatment to adolescents or young adults. Eligible for faculty appointment in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School.

The Outpatient DBT Program Manager reports to the Director of Outpatient Services. Directs and coordinates all DBT programming within Outpatient Services, and perform associated administrative duties. Develops and implements of all aspects of DBT clinical programming (individual/family psychotherapy, skill training groups, phone coaching services, and staff consultation team) for both the CSTAR (Comprehensive Stabilization and Treatment for Adolescents at Risk) and Mindful Teen programs. Develops and oversees the implementation of a DBT treatment curriculum for both CSTAR and Mindful Teen. Provides a full range of psychological services, including diagnostic intakes, individual and family psychotherapy, and group psychotherapy. Supervises postdoctoral fellows, pre-doctoral interns, psychiatry residents and fellows, and Psychology Associates under the direction of the Chief Psychologist and the Director of Outpatient Services, where assigned. Engages in research focused on program evaluation in collaboration with trainees and Clinical Staff.