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1011 Veterans Memorial Pkwy East Providence, Providence County 02915 USA

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Research Questions?

Brave Study Contacts

Erin Mamaril: 401-432- 1473

Anna Charlton: 401-432-1489

Strive Study Contact

Lauren Edwards: 401-432- 1468

Impact Study Contacts

Rebecca Mirhashem: 401-432-1637

Briana Paulo: 401-432-1469

Elena Schiavone: 401-432-1635

Maddi Gervasio: 401-432-1636

Clinical Services Questions?

Bradley Outpatient Services:

T: (401)-432-1119

Intensive Outpatient Program

T: (401) 432-1516

Full Time Clinical Research Assistant/Mobile Exposure Coach Opportunities


PARC is looking for 4 full-time clinical research assistants and/or mobile exposure coaches for a research project focused on increasing treatment options for youth with anxiety and OCD funded by Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). We are recruiting for a number of positions: a) full-time clinical research assistant, b) full-time mobile exposure coach (see clinical duties), or c) a full-time unique dual research assistant-mobile exposure coach role comprised both of research and clinical duties (as defined below).


RESEARCH DUTIES (if applicable to role)

Research duties may include consenting patients and families, scheduling participants, data entry and analysis, collaboration with community partners and stakeholders, preparing submissions to the Institutional Review Board (IRB), drafting study progress reports for funder, and behavioral coding of exposure treatment sessions. Participation in multidisciplinary discussions regarding research design and implementation is expected.


CLINICAL DUTIES (if applicable to role)

The position’s main clinical duty is assuming the role of a mobile exposure coach. This entails providing patients (aged 5-18) weekly cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in home and community settings, attending weekly supervision with licensed psychologists, aiding in the formulation of a therapeutic treatment plan, and clinical and research documentation of treatment sessions. Other clinical responsibilities may include: screening research participants, administering ratings scales, and administering diagnostic interviews to study participants.



Mentorship from psychologists and opportunities to assist in writing scientific articles for publication and grant submissions are provided. A strong academic record is essential and past research experience is desirable. Frequent travel in Rhode Island and Massachusetts may be necessary for one or all positions.


  • Baccalaureate Degree in a Human Service field preferably in psychology, human biology, neuroscience, or related fields.

  • A career interest in clinical psychology or related field.

  • Excellent computer and communication (verbal and written) skills.

  • Past research project experience.

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • The ability to work well with children and parents.

  • A willingness to tackle complex tasks in an independent manner.

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft applications.

  • A strong sense of responsibility towards work.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns


To apply, please send a cover letter, resume/CV, and two written recommendations (sent directly by your recommenders) to Elena Schiavone no later than FEBRUARY 28th, 2020.  We prefer to receive applications via email, but if you or your recommenders would prefer to send us written correspondence, please use the address provided below. We will review applications as they are received and contact applicants to extend interview invitations. Please address application materials (i.e., cover letter, resume/CV, and two letters of recommendation) to Jennifer Freeman, PhD.


Application materials should be sent by FEBRUARY 28th, 2020 to Elena Schiavone ( who is collecting applications on behalf of Dr. Freeman.

Elena Schiavone

Clinical Research Assistant


For written correspondence:

Pediatric Anxiety Research Center (PARC)
Ruggles Building

Bradley Hospital

1011 Veterans Memorial Parkway

East Providence, RI 02915

Summer Clinical Research Volunteership Opportunity

The Pediatric Anxiety Research Center (PARC) at Bradley Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is looking for motivated college undergraduates with an interest in research and psychology for a volunteership position beginning in spring or summer of 2020. The student would be assisting with the BRAVE, STRIVE, IMPACT, and/or OCD Intensive Program studies. More detailed descriptions of all projects can be found at the following link:


Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: data entry, the preparation and storage of weekly therapy documents, assembling diagnostic assessment tools, reviewing clinical assessments, and assisting with various research and administrative tasks as they arise. For motivated students, there is the opportunity to attend clinical and research meetings and participate in multidisciplinary discussions with research assistants and PARC faculty. A qualified student will have excellent organization skills, attention to detail, strong communication skills, and an interest in clinical research. Relevant previous work or classroom experience is helpful. Students are expected to commit meaningful time to the volunteership—a minimum of 10 hours per week.


Past clinical research volunteers have received independent study credit or applied for outside funding to support their time at PARC, and we are happy to provide any feedback or documentation necessary for eligible students. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume/CV to Lauren Edwards at . We will review applications as they are received. 


DEADLINE: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis; applying earlier increases your chances for consideration. UPDATE: We are no longer accepting applications for the summer.

Bradley Hospital

1011 Veterans Memorial Pkwy

East Providence, Providence County

02915 USA