Job opportunities

Openings for professionals in the field of child traumatic stress. The newest postings appear at the beginning of the page. Job opportunities will remain posted for candidates to view and submit resumes for three months.

Direct inquires about posting Job Opportunities to:jobs@nctsn.org or by fax at (310) 235-2612.

 

Therapist

Organization: 
Youth Villages
Location: 
Various locations
Summary: 

Youth Villages is a nonprofit organization striving to help troubled youth and families live successfully. We are a team of more than 2,700 individuals who've come together across 11 states and the District of Columbia to change the landscape of child welfare and juvenile justice across the country.  Our work involves providing an array of counseling and treatment services to youth with severe emotional and behavioral needs. Eighty-two percent of those who go through treatment are succeeding two years after leaving our program. These youth are living at home, remaining in school, and are not experiencing trouble with the law. We believe strongly in investing in and supporting our employees. We offer candidates opportunities to develop a career and be part of a positive change in our country's treatment of at-risk youth and families. 
 
Can I see myself here?
We have found our staff succeed at Youth Villages when they:

  • Are passionate about social services and dedicated to helping at-risk youth and families
  • Value feedback and accountability
  • Value the collaboration that comes from working on a team and thrive working on their own
  • Enjoy variety in their schedule and not sitting behind a desk all day
  • Are results and detailed oriented
  • Have a sense of humor and find creative ways to implement ideas
  • Value a strength-based treatment approach
  • Can change priorities quickly
  • Are looking for more than just a job
     

How will I make a difference?

  • Providing in-home counseling services for at-risk youth and families
  • Managing a small case load of four families to provide quality counseling
  • Meeting with youth and families regularly to address each family's needs at their convenience
  • Providing after hours support to youth and families through being on-call during the week and one weekend a month
  • Collaborating with youth, family, teachers, and other community members working towards the success of the youth; that could be attending court or meeting with teachers; it depends on what your families' needs are in any given week
  • Providing a strengths-based approach utilizing counseling and social work skills
  • Attend three weekly meetings (individual, team, and clinical consultation) for professional development to help enhance clinical skills
     

How will you invest in me?
One of our core values is that we are committed to our staff. We will help you take your career with us wherever you want it to go. We offer staff:

  • Affordable access to medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Licensure Supervision
  • Priority consideration for leadership openings throughout the organization
  • Mileage and cell phone reimbursement
  • Retirement savings pension plan and a 403(b) and FSA
  • Paid time off: Two weeks for vacation, nine paid holidays, and 12 sick days annually
  • Supportive leadership and coworkers
     

How can I be considered for the position?

  • You can be considered for this position if you meet the following qualifications:
  • Master's degree in social services field; degrees that can be considered include: social work, drug and alcohol education or counseling, psychology, counseling, guidance counseling, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications.
  • Two years of clinical experience is required
  • Strong writing skills and experience with electronic documentation
  • Acceptable driving record- Two or fewer moving violations within the past 36 months

    Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.
     
Contact: 

Apply online here.

Editor Position for Journal of Traumatic Stress

Organization: 
The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)
Summary: 

The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies is seeking candidates for the position of editor-elect for the Journal of Traumatic Stress (JTS). JTS, the premier peer-reviewed scientific journal on traumatic stress, is published by Wiley and has an international circulation of over 5,000. The journal receives 350-450 new manuscripts per year, of which approximately 20% are accepted for publication.
The editor-elect serves for one year prior to assuming full duties as editor for the subsequent five years. The newly appointed editor-elect will assume his or her position on January 1, 2016, with the term as editor expiring December 31, 2021. ISTSS provides a modest stipend for the editor-elect/editor, as well as funding for operation of a small editorial office that the editor directs.
The editor/editor-elect position requires a substantial time commitment. Administrative responsibilities include receiving all manuscripts, assigning them to associate editors, monitoring recommendations from associate editors regarding disposition of manuscripts, transmitting accepted manuscripts to the publisher, and proofreading galleys.


Additional responsibilities include reviewing and making editorial decisions about approximately one-fifth of submitted manuscripts. After an introductory year as editor-elect working with the previous editorial team, the incoming editor also is responsible for recruiting associate editors and editorial board members with whom they will work.
 

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

Necessary characteristics include:
•    Excellent written communication skills in the English language
•    Strong organizational, administrative, and managerial skills
•    Substantial research experience and expertise in scientific methodology as reflected by successful funding, conducting peer-reviewed grant projects, and authorship on numerous peer-reviewed publications
•    Demonstrated expertise in traumatic stress.
•    Extensive experience with peer review of scientific manuscripts as demonstrated by service as the editor or associate editor of a scientific journal, or by membership on editorial boards of multiple scientific journals
•    Global perspective on publication and research
Desirable characteristics include:
•    Access to existing organizational resources
•    Familiarity with new and evolving methods of publication such as open access or hybrid models of publication
•    Experience with interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary work
•    Knowledgeable about new media and ways in which this may be integrated in with traditional journal mechanisms.
 

Contact: 

Candidates should submit an application letter, a copy of their Curriculum Vitae, and a list of potential referees for the committee to contact as needed, to Debra Kaysen, Ph.D., Chair of JTS Search Committee, University of Washington, 1100 NE 45th Street, Suite 300, Seattle, WA 98105.


The application letter should include a detailed statement of interest in the position and a thorough description of qualifications. The deadline for receipt of applications is June 15, 2015.


The Search Committee will review applications and contact references as needed to gather information. Interviews with top candidates will be arranged as appropriate.


ISTSS is committed to multicultural, international, and gender diversity in leadership positions.
 

Senior Vice President of Programs

Organization: 
Children’s Institute, Inc. (CII)
Location: 
Los Angeles, CA
Summary: 

The Senior Vice President, Programs directs the success and growth of the behavioral/mental health, child welfare, youth development and family support services offered by this $65 million social services agency. This executive oversees implementation of many programmatic aspects of CII’s Business Plan, including implementing the CII Integrated Services Model across multiple sites throughout Greater Los Angeles. Serving as chief clinical officer for the organization, this leader participates in the development of organizational philosophy and the implementation of treatment programs, including program quality and the effective integration of all program components. The SVP manages a budget of approximately $28-30 million and serves as a member of the executive team to lead the agency-wide long-and short-term planning process and participates in the overall strategic leadership of the organization

Qualifications: 
  • Advanced degree in Psychology, Social Work or Marriage and Family Therapy required, as well as current licensure in one of these fields.

 

Skills and Knowledge Required: 
  • A minimum of 10 years of clinical program leadership experience, preferably within a community-based youth services organization.
  • In-depth programmatic knowledge of the behavioral health, child welfare and youth development fields, including the latest research, service models and policy developments highly desired.
  • Proven experience leading efficient and sustainable nonprofit operations.
  • Sound financial management skills to develop and control department budgets and service contracts.
  • Extensive experience with contract negotiation, acquisition and management, and the ability to work successfully at local and federal levels with funders and government agencies.
  • Ability to manage and motivate several hundred employees through other managers and supervisors, preferably across multiple locations.
  • Experience working in a regulated environment with external audits is desirable.
  • Ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds, in high-need urban environments, with sensitivity to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
  • A keen understanding of CII’s mission and treatment philosophy.
     
Contact: 

To apply, send a resume to Shai Phillips via email at: shai@berkhemerclayton.com

Mental Health Clinician

Organization: 
CARES Institute
Location: 
Stratford, NJ
Summary: 

Join a multidisciplinary team committed to developing and providing the highest caliber evidenced-based clinical services.  Under the clinical direction of Esther Deblinger, PhD, co-developer of Trauma-Focused CBT, and Melissa Runyon, PhD, responsibilities include assessment and treatment for children and parents impacted by abuse and other traumas.  Applicants may have additional opportunities to contribute to training, supervision of postdoctoral fellows, and professional development events.  NJ licensed or license-eligible Psychologists with a PhD, PsyD, or EdD in psychology are welcome to apply.  We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. 

 

Contact: 

Please apply on-line at http://rowanuniversity.hodesiq.com.  Reference job #15SS4998528.  Rowan University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v, and a member of the University Health System of New Jersey.

Clinical Administrator - Outpatient

Organization: 
Family Service of Rhode Island, Inc.
Location: 
Providence, RI
Summary: 

This is both an administrative and clinical position. Ability to work independently and as part of a professional team within the Community Service Department. Responsible for over site of the delivery of treatment, financial stability and administrative functions within the Department. Provides supervision, support, and guidance to supervisors, clinicians and case managers. Provides diagnostic assessments, brief treatment and emergency crisis intervention/assessment as needed. Participates in the Agency’s on-call emergency services provision as scheduled.

Qualifications: 

•    Masters degree in human services (psychology, social work, marriage/family, etc.) required.
•    LICSW, LMHC, LMFT, Psy.D. or RNC required.
•    Prior clinical supervisory experience required.
•    Possession of a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and auto insurance also required.
•    Bilingual skills preferred.
 

Contact: 

Please apply through the following link:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12169451


Compensation: Based on experience, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off and so much more.
 

Utilization Management Clinician

Organization: 
Family Service of Rhode Island, Inc.
Location: 
Providence, RI
Summary: 

Completes Utilization Management reviews and assists the Sr. UM Clinicians with managing the clinical functions of Network UM system.

Qualifications: 

•    Independently licensed in behavioral health fields (LICSW, LMHC) etc.).
•    Excellent written and oral communication, computer skills and customer service skills required.
•    Experience working in child welfare and/or children’s Behavioral Health required.
•    Demonstrated ability to organize self, to prioritize and proceed logically, and to work independently as well as working in a team. Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
 

Contact: 

Please apply through the following link:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11327771


Compensation: Based on experience, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off and so much more.
 

Supervisor of Home-Base Community Services

Organization: 
Family Service of Rhode Island, Inc.
Location: 
Providence, RI
Summary: 

Responsible for participating in diagnostic assessments, and supervising all on-going treatment provided to clients and their families. Provides supervision, support, and guidance to case managers and clinicians. Provides emergency crisis intervention/assessment as needed. Participates in the Agency’s on-call emergency services provision as scheduled. Supervises case managers’ and clinicians’ clinical and administrative documentation.

Qualifications: 

•    Masters degree in human services (psychology, social work, marriage/family, etc.) required.
•    Independent license required, LICSW, LMHC, LMFT. Prior clinical supervisory experience required.
•    Experience with child/family therapy and home based clinical intervention is required.
•    Must pass a DCYF and criminal record clearance.
•    Possession of a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and auto insurance also required. Bilingual skills a plus.
 

Contact: 

Please apply through the following link:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12351341


Compensation: Based on experience, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off and so much more.
 

TST Residential Manager

Organization: 
Family Service of Rhode Island, Inc.
Location: 
Providence, RI
Summary: 

Responsible for overall management of the residential facility to which they are assigned for children/adolescents.  Supervise program staff, program budget, staff scheduling, program purchases, strategic planning, and assure the safety, nurturance, and care of the residents. Ensure compliance with state and agency regulations for all required trainings of all program staff. Monitor residential program with maintaining trauma-informed and best practices in the milieu setting.

Would you like to be part of a team that is embarking on a new treatment approach that will help children in our residential homes who have experienced trauma?


Family Service of Rhode Island is proud to be a leader in RI in transitioning to 'Trauma Systems Therapy' (TST).  This approach has been supported by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network  (NCTSN) and is being disseminated across the country as an evidenced informed, outcomes based, trauma treatment approach for residential programs in a continuum of care with home based and foster care.
 

Qualifications: 

•    Bachelors degree required
•    Supervisory experience preferred.
•    Willingness and capability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends as scheduled and on-call responsibilities.
•    Knowledge of and sensitivity to cultural, ethnic, racial and socioeconomic issues.  
•    Ability to implement appropriate child management techniques, which may include use of passive physical restraint.  
•    Excellent communication skills.  
•    Current driver’s license, reliable transportation with a minimum of 3 seats in addition to the driver’s seat and proof of automobile insurance.
 

Contact: 

Please apply through the following link:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12227811
 

Compensation: Based on experience, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off and so much more.
 

Clinician - Home-Based

Organization: 
Family Service of Rhode Island, Inc.
Location: 
Providence, RI
Summary: 

Provide diagnostic assessment, service planning, individual and family therapy, crisis intervention/assessment and care coordination. Collaborates on cases with case manager, psychiatrist, nurse practioner and other service providers to ensure appropriate delivery of services. This is an excellent full-time opportunity for a Master’s level clinician to provide home/community-based, services for children, families and adults using both short term and long term treatment modalities.  Excellent training including trauma focused evidence based practices as well as free CEU eligible trainings. Regular supervision provided, including supervision for licensure.

Qualifications: 

•    Master’s degree in human services related field required.
•    Licensed preferred. License eligibility within 2 years of date of hire required for non-MSW degree; MSWs must obtain LCSW within 2 months of hire.
•    Possession of a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and proof of automobile insurance required.
•    Bilingual skills highly desired.
•    Must be willing to have a flexible work schedule, including occasional evening hours.
 

Contact: 

Please apply through the following link:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11201371


Compensation: Based on experience, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off and so much more.
 

Clinical Supervisor of Children’s Services

Organization: 
Family Service of Rhode Island, Inc.
Location: 
Providence, RI
Summary: 

Responsible for the clinical oversight and management of the FSRI Residential programs. Provide Clinical services to Clients/ Families of Semi-Independent living program. Provides clinical supervision of Residential Clinical coordinator’s.  Provides clinical oversight of clinical diagnostic assessments and ongoing clinical treatment provided in residential programs.  Collaborates on cases with program staff and collateral providers to ensure appropriate delivery of services to clients and families. Assist Clinical Administrator in implementation of Trauma Systems Therapy (TST) and Trauma informed services in residential programs.  Participate in Administrative on-call rotation.

Qualifications: 

•    Master’s degree in human services related field required and LCSW, LMFT, LMHC, LICSW, Psy.D.
•    Possession of a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and proof of automobile insurance required.
•    Bilingual skills a plus.
 

Contact: 

Please apply through the following link:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12350991


Compensation: Based on experience, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off and so much more.