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The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago invite outstanding doctoral students to apply for the Doris Duke Fellowships for the Promotion of Child Well-Being—seeking innovations in child abuse and neglect prevention. These fellowships are designed to identify and develop a new generation of leaders interested in and capable of creating practice and policy initiatives that will enhance child development and improve the nation's ability to prevent all forms of child maltreatment.
The application period for the fourth cohort of fellows opened on August 15, 2013. Applications are due by December 15, 2013. The fourth cohort will begin in the summer of 2014. Each fellow receives an annual stipend of $25,000 for up to two years.
APPLICATION DUE DATE
December 15, 2013
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Fellows can be based at any academic institution in the U.S. and must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents in the U.S. to be eligible. Students in a variety of disciplines are encouraged to apply.
If you would like additional information, please contact Pat Franklin, Fellowship Administrator (firstname.lastname@example.org or 773-256-5134).
With over 125 years as a non-profit agency serving children and families in Minnesota, Washburn Center for Children is the leader in helping children with social, emotional and behavioral mental health problems and their families. To offer families convenient access to mental health services, Washburn Center for Children has offices in 17 area schools. Therapists work collaboratively with teachers to address social, emotional or behavioral concerns that impact a child’s academic and social success. Currently we are looking for an individual to take on the role of the School Based Mental Health Program Supervisor.
Clinical Performance and Documentation
1. Provide training and assist with intakes and co-therapy as needed to support staff.
2. Ensure that referrals and requests for services are responded to and processed quickly to help clients access services or receive triage and/or referral services.
3. Oversee use of effective case management and crisis response services.
4. Develop standards and training related to culturally competent clinical practice.
5. Maintain knowledge of both established and emerging treatment practices and implement as appropriate.
6. Demonstrate knowledge of and supervise staff so that practice is consistent with the agency’s Clinical Policies and Procedures.
7. Oversee clinical documentation practices to meet state and contracted requirements
Supervision & Leadership
1. Provide effective leadership in hiring, training, supervising and evaluating staff
1. Develop and maintain systems and relationships to maintain budgeted utilization for program services.
2. Participate in Program Budget Development and Monitoring of Revenue & Expenses
3. Reporting and Program Oversight
Professional Development and Training
1. Provide comprehensive, timely training to new staff and ongoing professional development for program staff and interns.
2. Lead team diversity and cultural competency efforts. Provide resources, training and activities to promote culturally competent practice and integrate consideration of cultural dynamics in supervision, training, consultation and documentation.
Masters or doctoral degree in psychology, marriage and family therapy, or social work and valid MN licensure as a Mental Health Professional
Five years experience in providing mental health services to children and families and high level of clinical skills in treatment of childhood disorders. Strong leadership and organizational skills. Three to five years clinical supervision experience required.
Entering its second century of exemplary and innovative service to the Greater New Haven community, the Clifford Beers Clinic, the nation’s oldest non-profit, community-based children’s mental health clinic, is seeking a Program Manager, Outpatient Services at its outpatient clinic in New Haven, CT.
This clinical leader will direct and coordinate the day-to-day operations of the Outpatient Services program and will implement programmatic and administrative policies and procedures to attain Program goals and to ensure the quality delivery of services to clients and families.
Essential functions of this position include –
• Supervising, coaching, establishing performance expectations of, and evaluating, Program staff
• Identifying needs and providing opportunities for staff development
• Assigning or delegating responsibility for specified work or functional areas
• Researching, compiling, preparing reports, manuals, correspondence or other information required by Management or funders
Masters degree in behavioral health or related discipline; 8 years relevant experience, at least 3 of which are supervisory experience; demonstrated experience supervising/implementing evidence-based practice; demonstrated experience managing and developing staff, programs, budgets; facility with appropriate office and health care administration technology. License preferred; bilingual Spanish a plus.
Provides assessments and treatment services for clients in the Cares Program, includes but not limited to screenings, assessments, treatment plans, client record keeping and quality control of service delivery. Works closely with project partners to maximize treatment services for children, adolescents and their families who experience domestic violence, dating violence and physical abuse and neglect. Works closely with Montgomery Area Mental Health Authority in triage treatment services for children and adolescents in need of psychiatric services. Participates in Partner Advisory Team and Consumer Advisory Team meetings. Participates in work groups, webinars and training as outlined in the project. Participates in providing trainings and resource development to partners, community service provides, and organizations on trauma and its effects on children and families (local, state, national). Participates in implementing CARES Program required data collections, evaluations, and reporting requirements. Participates in reviewing and evaluation outcomes and revising service delivery. Completes Child Abuse and Neglect(CAN) Reports as outlined in FSC Policy and enacted legislation.
Master’s degree in counseling, social work, or related field; social work or counseling license preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of trauma related to family violence and sexual assault and experience counseling all ages of children. Training in TF-CBT preferred. Knowledge of child development, family systems, play therapy and a variety of treatment approaches. Must have valid driver’s license and current automobile liability insurance.
Please send resume to Family Sunshine Center, Personnel Director, P.O. Box 5160, Montgomery, Alabama 36103 or email to email@example.com. Inquiry may be directed to the Project Director at 334-206-2100. Position open until filled.
The National Center for Child Traumatic Stress (NCCTS) is recruiting for a postdoctoral fellow to play a central role in data collection and evaluation activities. The NCCTS, a joint endeavor of UCLA and Duke University, serves as the coordinating center for the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN). The NCTSN is funded by the Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS)/Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and is comprised of sites throughout the United States who are working collaboratively to improve quality of care for children who have experienced trauma. The postdoctoral fellow will assist the NCCTS and NCTSN sites in the areas of internal monitoring and program evaluation; formative evaluation of NCTSN materials and resources; data management; intervention implementation and dissemination efforts; research on child traumatic stress; and data analysis. Current projects emphasize evaluation of efforts to implement best practices for child trauma (e.g., standardized assessment, evidence-based treatment) in real world settings. Candidates should have a background in traumatic stress, clinical assessment, program evaluation and must have strong quantitative skills.
1. Ph.D. in psychology or a related field
2. Research experience in applied settings
3. Ability to develop and implement research/evaluation plans
4. Proficiency in statistical analysis and experience working with large data sets
5. Experience writing reports and manuscripts
6. Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to work well in fast-paced collaborative setting
Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Position is available immediately. Please no video applications. Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and 3 references to:
Ernestine Briggs-King, Ph.D.
ChildSavers invites licensed mental health clinicians to join our outpatient mental health clinic serving children and families in the Greater Richmond Area. We pride ourselves on our experience in play therapy and trauma-informed care. Our therapists utilize creative interventions including expressive art, play, sand tray, and movement. We provide supportive clinical supervision encouraging professional growth and development of best practices. Competitive compensation package is provided.
We invite all Master's level clinicians who currently hold a Virginia clinical license (LCSW, LMFT, LCP or LPC) to apply. Both part-time and full-time positions are available. Previous outpatient experience required for part-time positions. Spanish speaking applicants encouraged to apply.
Located in a historic building at the top of Church Hill overlooking Shockoe Bottom, ChildSavers is proudly celebrating its 90th year serving children and families of Richmond with our diverse workforce. We seek to provide comprehensive mental health and childhood development services that holistically embrace the needs of children and those who care for and educate them. Come be a part of our team and make a difference in the life of a child.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and application (available for download on our website) to:
Vice President for Administration and Human Resources
200 North 22nd Street
Richmond, VA 23223
You may also fax application materials attn: Linda Whitaker at (804) 644-9596 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
The Peacock Foundation works with high risk and at risk youth through out Los Angeles and Orange County. We provide an 8 week introduction to therapy program that educated those most in need about access to Mental Health and work to break down negative schemas about therapy. To increase our rapport and effectiveness with have developed animal assisted interventions into our program. We require a 16 week commitment for training and program facilitation. We interview 2 times a year and are always accepting applications.
Full time LCSW or LPC to provide comprehensive mental health services to very young children and their families including assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning and Family and Child Therapy. Clientele includes children with emotional and behavioral problems, early childhood trauma, and children with autism spectrum disorders and their families. Successful candidates must demonstrate clinical experience with toddlers and preschool aged children. The Children’s Center is also a partner with the National Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) so clinicians at The Center are able to participate in national trainings focused on the use of evidenced based treatments for early childhood trauma. Extensive training and supervision provided.
• Utah licensure as LCSW or LPC
• Clinical experience with children ages birth-eight years and their families
• Experience using evidence based interventions for childhood trauma
• Excellent spoken and written communication skills
• Ability to work independently, set priorities for assignments, meet deadlines, and enthusiastically participate as part of an interdisciplinary team
• Highly motivated to learn new skills and work in a stimulating and busy clinical environment
Competitive salary and benefits. Exciting opportunity for training in the treatment of childhood trauma. The Children’s Center is a private, non profit community agency that provides comprehensive mental health care to children and their families across the socioeconomic spectrum. We offer a range of services based upon the mental health needs of each child and family, including outpatient family and group therapy, as well as therapeutic preschool services.
Send resumes to Eve Smith, LCSW by email to email@example.com
Established in 1981, KIDSAFE CT (KIDSAFE) based in Vernon, Conn., is a private nonprofit dedicated to the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. KIDSAFE’s mission is to develop and provide programs that address the early intervention, prevention and the treatment of child abuse and neglect.
The organization is governed by a dedicated and diverse group of 12 board members and has an operating budget of just under $900,000. Fourteen full- and seven part-time employees provide a variety of services to almost 800 families annually. KIDSAFE is among the ten largest Exchange Club child abuse prevention centers in the country and one of the oldest. Current services include Family Enrichment Services, Mentoring, Counseling, Vernon Juvenile Review Board (JRB), Community Support for Families (CSF), Youth drop in center and outreach programs, Supervised visitation, Parenting education, Vernon Community Plan.
The current executive director, Angela Atwater, is retiring after more than 15 years of service. Under her leadership, KIDSAFE has become a highly regarded children and family services nonprofit that is known for quality programs and acclaimed for its willingness to collaborate with other organizations for the benefit of clients and the greater community good. At the same time, as is true for many nonprofits, KIDSAFE has struggled to maintain adequate funding levels to support programs. Its major funder, DCF, cut funding several years ago after the economic downturn, causing KIDSAFE to downsize. Since then, KIDSAFE has rebounded remarkably, initiating new services and leading a successful effort to fund implementation of the Vernon Community Plan.
After completing an organizational assessment, KIDSAFE leaders anticipate organizational priorities for the new executive director will include:
• Strategic planning and visioning
• Operational planning
• Diversified fundraising
• Strategic leadership and governance
• Staff leadership
• Ensuring that KIDSAFE continues to be an effective and highly regarded community collaborator and partner.
The Ideal Candidate
KIDSAFE’s new executive director will be a proven leader and a seasoned nonprofit generalist with outstanding relationship-building and fundraising skills. Demonstrated success supporting boards to govern strategically and a strong background in staff leadership are essential. He or she should enjoy developing relationships and partnerships, facilitating projects and programs that build organizational as well as community capacity. The ideal candidate for this position will be passionate for KIDSAFE’s mission, a strategic thinker and planner, able to inspire board, staff and stakeholders to develop a vision for KIDSAFE’s future while leading the ongoing work of the organization. Master’s degree in related field required; equivalent education and experience will be considered.
This search is being conducted by Third Sector New England’s Executive Transitions Program with Transition Consultant Janna Pedersen. For complete position profile and application guidelines, please visit http://www.tsne.org/jobs/kidsafe.
KIDSAFE CT, an Equal Opportunity Employer, actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates and encourages those under-represented in nonprofit leadership to apply.
The National Center for Child Traumatic Stress (NCCTS), the national coordinating center for the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN), is seeking applicants for the position of Improvement Advisor for its Training and Implementation Program. The NCTSN is a unique federally funded initiative that seeks to improve the quality, effectiveness, and availability of care and services for children and families who are exposed to a wide range of traumatic experiences, including physical and sexual abuse; domestic, school, and community violence; natural disasters and terrorism; and life-threatening injury and illness. The NCCTS, co-located at UCLA and Duke University, leads the coordination of NCTSN activities through multiple program areas, and provides support and facilitation for collaborations across the Network’s 79 funded centers, 90 Affiliate members, and multiple external partners. Visit www.NCTSN.org for more organizational information.
The Improvement Advisor will provide leadership in the area of quality improvement activities related to the uptake of evidence-based child mental health practices into agencies and communities around the country. This full-time position will be a Duke University employee based in Durham, NC and require occasional travel across the country (average of 2 nights out of town per month).
The overall objectives of this position will be to design, oversee, offer technical assistance, and document improvement measures and strategies for learning collaboratives—a training platform designed to foster clinical and implementation competence in evidence-based mental health practices. The improvement efforts led by this position will focus on using the Learning Collaborative (LC) methodology to impact the uptake of best practices in child trauma evidence-based treatments. For more on the Learning Collaborative methodology and its use in disseminating child mental health practices, see:
Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g. healthcare administration or public health with quality/systems emphasis, psychology, human factors experience).
- Knowledge of and experience applying quality improvement methodology and tools.
- Understanding of evidence-based mental health practice (prefer experience in the child trauma field).
- Experience developing and analyzing evaluation measures.
- Working knowledge of basic statistics, data analysis, and graphical displays of information.
- Demonstrated success working with agency leaders/ administrators to impact agency activities/ procedures.
- Prefer experience training and/ or developing educational materials aimed at adult learners.
- Must be capable of consulting and working collaboratively with individuals with diverse professional backgrounds and roles.
- Other abilities include strong problem-solving skills, flexibility, and ability to encourage change and stimulate innovative thinking under adverse conditions and short deadlines.
- Work with LC faculty to develop improvement measures (“monthly metrics”).
- Design data collection procedures and reports.
- Help LC participants and faculty apply metrics to improve practice.
- Provide training and coaching in quality improvement strategies and make sure that strategies used are adequately documented.
- Facilitate sessions composed of agency leaders, using quality improvement strategies to address issues around sustainability of evidence-based practices.
- Develop, administer, and analyze results of process and outcome evaluation tools.
- Provide assistance in report preparation.
Applicants should send a letter of interest and résumé via e-mail to:
Nick Tise, Duke University
Salary is dependent on education and experience. Duke University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. For additional information, reference Duke Position Requisition # 400711751 at http://www.hr.duke.edu//jobs/apply/external.ph