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.

 

Project Director/Clinical Supervisor

Organization: 
Staten Island Mental Health Society, INC.
Location: 
Staten Island, New York
Summary: 

The Staten Island Mental Health Society, Inc. is seeking an experienced clinical supervisor to provide trauma-informed clinical supervision in our outpatient children’s mental health clinic, Children’s Day Treatment, and school based mental health programs. SIMHS is a recognized leading provider of behavioral health services to children, adolescents and families in New York City. SIMHS offers high quality mental health, and substance abuse treatment services to the Staten Island community in 21 sites across the borough. SIMHS was recently awarded a five-year Category III SAMHSA grant through the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. This position will also include oversight and management of grant related activities.

Qualifications: 

1. Advanced degree and NYS licensure in field of human services, including: LCSW, LMHC, PH.D., PSY.D

2. A minimum of five (5) years post-graduate acceptable clinical experience working with children, and adolescents

3. A minimum of three (3) years of increasing responsibility for program administration and supervision

DUTIES: Include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Directs, coordinates and supervises the operation of the program, including all clinical services, program planning, monitoring and evaluation
  • Agency representative to community public and voluntary services agencies
  • Responsible for adherence to Federal, NYS and NYC laws, regulations and program standards
  • Writes narratives, supervises the expenditures and fiscal records of the program
  • Provides clinical supervision of staff as well as additional consultations on as needed basis
  • Holds ongoing staff meetings to include staff training, case presentations and group supervision
  • Evaluates staff performance
  • Complies with Society's Policies and Procedures and New York State Mental Hygiene and other laws regarding patient care, clinical records, child abuse, HIPAA regulations, etc.
  • Provides individual and group mental health service to children with developmental disabilities and their families.
  • Other duties as assigned

SALARY: Dependent upon experience

Contact: 

Please send resume to Mary Walsh, hr@simhs.org. EOE

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Organization: 
Clifford Beers Clinic
Location: 
New Haven, CT
Summary: 

Clifford Beers Clinic, a community-based behavioral health clinic in New Haven, CT, is hiring a licensed clinical psychologist to join its growing multidisciplinary team. Clifford Beers Clinic specializes in providing evidence-based, trauma-informed services for children and families throughout Greater New Haven and is a member of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN). An additional licensed clinical psychologist is needed to:

1) manage trauma-informed clinical programs

2) supervise pre-doctoral interns, post-doctoral fellows, and licensed clinicians

3) assist with efforts to obtain APA internship accreditation

4) provide evaluation services

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing and leading assigned clinical program and ensuring that clinical program objectives support Clinic strategic plan
  • Expertise in working with families affected by Intimate Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse.
  • Providing direct patient care, as needed
  • Making programmatic and administrative recommendations to the Director
  • Supervising, coaching, establishing performance expectations of, and evaluating program staff.
  • Facilitating effective communication among program staff, management, and internal and external customers to ensure seamless service
  • Identifying needs and providing opportunities for staff development
  • Tracking Program expenses and income to ensure viability of services
  • Supervising and evaluating interns, fellows, residents, and graduate student(s) in their daily responsibilities – or delegating this function
  • Assigning or delegating responsibility for specified work or functional activities
  • Participating in community and State training activities to promote individual professional growth and development
  • Collaborating in the development of treatment plans, clinical evaluations, case referrals to provide the most appropriate interventions
  • Performing other related and appropriate duties as directed
     
Qualifications: 

1) a Doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology (Ph.D. or Psy.D.)

2) an active license (or license-eligible) as a Clinical Psychologist in Connecticut

3) Completion of an APA-accredited graduate program

4) Completion of an APPIC-registered internship, preferably APA-accredited

5) Expertise in working with families affected by complex trauma, intimate domestic violence, and sexual abuse

6) 3+ years program management experience, including using electronic health record and other software to tracking staff performance, program outcomes, and budgets

7) Evidence of outstanding skills in supervision, clinical assessment, psychotherapy and counseling

8) At least two years of post-doctoral clinical experience, including providing thorough Diagnostic Evaluations with standardized measures

9) Ability to work independently and as a team member, with flexibility and integrity

10) Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

11) Proven ability to interact with diverse individuals and groups. Bilingual and bicultural (Spanish/English) preferred given growing monolingual (Spanish) population in Greater New Haven

12.) Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Contact: 

Josslyn DeCrosta-Grindle

HR Generalist

jgrindle@cliffordbeers.org

Clinical Supervisor for Trauma Informed Services

Organization: 
The Center for Great Expectations
Location: 
Somerset, NJ
Summary: 

The Center for Great Expectations (CGE) is seeking an experienced clinical supervisor to provide trauma-informed clinical supervision in our residential, outpatient, parent-infant mental health and supportive housing programs. CGE is a recognized leading provider of trauma informed treatment services in substance abuse and mental health programs in New Jersey. CGE offers high quality substance abuse and mental health treatment to women in our residential facilities and to men and women in our Outpatient Program. Our Parent Infant Mental Health Program offers attachment-based parenting interventions to clients in all our clinical programs. Our Supportive Housing Program provides intensive case management and rental assistance to families in recovery. CGE was recently awarded a five-year Category III SAMHSA grant through the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. This position will also include oversight and management of grant related activities.

Qualifications: 

1. Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or a related field with significant experience working with high risk, minority, traumatized populations;

2. Licensed as an LCSW or comparable licensure, LCADC preferred;

3. Qualified to supervise clinical interns and clinicians working toward clinical licenses such as LCSW, and/or LCADC;

4. Experience in supervision, team leadership or management;

Contact: 

Email Cover letter and Resume to

jgiuliano@cge-nj.org

Clinical Social Worker

Organization: 
The University of Texas Health Science Center
Location: 
Texas
Summary: 
The University of Texas Health Science Center seeks to fill a Clinical Social Worker position in the Trauma and Grief Center for Youth housed within the Department of Psychiatry. This 40-hour per week appointment primarily involves implementing evidence-based assessment and novel interventions for bereaved youth, ages 7 to 17, including youth who may have a history of other traumas. This person will also be involved in the training and dissemination of these practices nationally as part of a newly established Childhood Bereavement Resource Center (CBRC), a Category II Treatment and Service Adaptation Center of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. The position requires close collaboration with treatment developers to support monitoring of fidelity, refinement of interventions, and participation in the training and supervision of students, staff, and community clinicians from social work and other disciplines.
Qualifications: 

University Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in social work from a school accredited by the Council of Social Work Education is necessary. Must have current license to practice social work in the State of Texas. Clinical practice concentration and field practicum or recent work experience in health care agency or hospital and some experience in professional social work is necessary. 

Department Qualifications: Qualifications for this position include skills, training, and motivation required to provide direct clinical work in evaluating and treating bereaved and/or traumatized children and adolescents. Applicants should have documented training and/or recent clinical supervision in evidence-based trauma- and/or bereavement-informed interventions. Must have the ability to participate in the education and training of students and staff from social work and other disciplines. Must work well in a multidisciplinary team setting and demonstrate the ability to promote an environment of positivity, collegiality, and good self-care. Fluency in Spanish is preferred, but not required.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Contact: 

Under Texas Law, a criminal history check, including fingerprinting, is required as a condition of employment or transfer for this position. Deadline for applications is November 4th, 2016, however we will continue to review applications until the position is filled. To apply, please send a cover letter, cv, and two reference letters to Dr. Julie Kaplow, Director, Trauma and Grief Center for Youth, at Julie.B.Kaplow@uth.tmc.edu. For more information about the Trauma and Grief Center for Youth, please visit our website: https://med.uth.edu/psychiatry/research/tag/

Learning Collaborative Improvement Advisor

Organization: 
The University of Texas Health Science Center
Location: 
Texas
Summary: 

The University of Texas Health Science Center seeks to fill an Improvement Advisor (IA) position in the Trauma and Grief Center for Youth housed within the Department of Psychiatry. This 40 hour per week position will involve structuring Learning Collaboratives (LCs), focused on bereavement-informed interventions for youth, into clearly defined goals and objectives while facilitating the application of quality improvement methods and tools. The LCs are part of a newly established Childhood Bereavement Resource Center (CBRC), a Category II Treatment and Service Adaptation Center of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. The IA will work closely with the LC Program Manager and use Collaborative Methodology to ensure that participating organizations are capable of implementing and sustaining the intervention.

Qualifications: 

The ideal candidate will have completed a PhD in Clinical Psychology or related field (minimum of Master’s level training) with at least 2 years of relevant experience in dissemination and/or implementation science or quality improvement. Some training in trauma- or bereavement-informed, evidence-based treatments for children is preferred. The candidate should also have the ability to anticipate/recognize the implementation needs of participating organizations and have a working knowledge of improvement metrics. Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills are required. Must work well in multidisciplinary teams and demonstrate the ability to promote a training environment of positivity, enthusiasm, collegiality, and good self-care. Salary is commensurate with experience. Deadline for applications is November 4th, 2016, however we will continue to review applications until the position is filled. To apply, please send a cover letter, cv, and two reference letters to Dr. Julie Kaplow, Director, Trauma and Grief Center for Youth, at Julie.B.Kaplow@uth.tmc.edu

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

Provides framework and capacity for monitoring progress, summarizing and reporting on the work of each team and the LC as a whole Develops and facilitates a Senior Leader Track focused on effective, sustainable implementation of the intervention Applies Model for Improvement to support and accelerate the adoption of best practices in implementation by the participating organizations Facilitates the development of the Collaborative Change Framework, which lists the overall goals and objectives of the collaborative Translates project scope into clearly defined learning objectives with clinical training components and implementation training components Develops metrics at the team level, and works with teams to input and interpret metrics. Coaches others in use of quality improvement tools
Adapts and modifies improvement tools and processes in order to maximize support.

Learning Collaborative Program Manager

Organization: 
The University of Texas Health Science Center
Location: 
Texas
Summary: 

The University of Texas Health Science Center seeks to fill a Learning Collaborative Program Manager (PM) position in the Trauma and Grief Center for Youth housed within the Department of Psychiatry. This 40 hour per week position will involve coordinating and managing Learning Collaboratives (LCs) focused on training community organizations and service centers in bereavement-informed interventions for youth as part of a newly established Childhood Bereavement Resource Center (CBRC), a Category II Treatment and Service Adaptation Center of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. The PM is the point of contact for each LC and oversees day-to-day management of information sharing, LC planning, agendas for learning sessions and supervision calls, and the completion of all LC phases. The PM engages and collaborates with all of the project stakeholders, as well as the Improvement Advisor, in order to ensure that all of the deliverables are met. Finally, the PM develops and utilizes a Project Workplan and Timeline as planning tools for implementing each LC.

Qualifications: 

The ideal candidate would have completed a Master’s degree in psychology, social work, public health or other related field with some knowledge of evidence-based trauma-informed interventions. At least two years of program management or administrative experience is required, preferably in a related field. Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills are required. Must work well in multidisciplinary teams and demonstrate the ability to promote a training environment of positivity, enthusiasm, collegiality, and good self-care.

Skills and Knowledge Required: 
  • Creates and updates the Project Workplan to ensure deliverables are met 

  • Coordinates learning session planning, preparation and execution, including budgeting, management of the application process, and help in selecting LC participating sites
  • Facilitates the design and development of learning session agendas 

  • Draws on experiential teaching and learning principles in developing agendas 

  • Facilitates the successful execution of each phase of the LC 

  • Develops and implements training aids to support clinical skill mastery and organizational sustainability 

  • Facilitates project planning meetings with the LC Leadership Team 

  • Serves as the liaison between LC Master Trainers (faculty) and LC participants 

Contact: 

Salary is commensurate with experience. 
Under Texas Law, a criminal history check, including fingerprinting, is required as a condition of employment or transfer for this position. To apply, please send a cover letter, cv, and two reference letters to Dr. Julie Kaplow, Director, Trauma and Grief Center for Youth, at julie.B.Kaplow@uth.tmc.edu

 

Baystate Health is seeking a Full-time Behavioral Health Clinician

Organization: 
Baystate Health
Location: 
Springfield, MA
Summary: 

The Family Advocacy Center is an accredited Children's Advocacy Center, which is a child-focused, community oriented, facility-based program in which representatives from many disciplines meet to discuss and make decisions about investigation, treatment and prosecution of child abuse cases. Additionally, The Family Advocacy Center is a recipient of a SAMHSA grant emphasizing Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), an evidence-based trauma-informed treatment.  As the Baystate Behavioral Health Therapist you are a member of a multidisciplinary team of clinicians who provide trauma-informed assessments, as well as, individual and group therapy to children, adolescents and their families who have been impacted by trauma (victims of sexual abuse, physical abuse, exposure to domestic violence and other traumas).
We also provide individual and group therapy to children/adolescents/adults impacted by traumatic grief.


Additional responsibilities will include:
•    Under the direction of the Medical Director and Clinical Supervisor, the Behavioral Health Clinician performs a wide variety of duties involving patient evaluation, case management, treatment, discharge planning and documentation.
•    Provides trauma-informed assessments of children who have experienced maltreatment.  The assessments are comprehensive, age-specific and include a social, psychological, cultural, spiritual, environmental and financial assessment necessary to inform proper therapeutic care.
•    Ability to formulate trauma-informed treatment goals/plans with the client and refer to other disciplines as needed. Supports patients' rights by treating the individual needs in the framework of their specific psychosocial, spiritual, developmental and cultural variables
•    Provides therapeutic services to patients and families.  Utilizes evidence-based trauma-informed therapies to help patients and their families deal with their trauma history more effectively.  Demonstrates strong clinical skills.
•    Demonstrates skill of collaboration, advocacy and linkage as they relate to patient care.  Provides patients and families with information on community resources and appropriately refers patients/families to identified resources.  Participates in patient and family educational efforts.
•    Maintains all appropriate records and follow the department documentation policy.
•    Adheres to Departmental policies and procedures.  Meets productivity standards.  Contributes to Performance Improvement activities when indicated to improve areas within clinical practice, or systems issues effecting delivery of service.
•    Contributes to development of programs within the Family Advocacy Center, the Departments of Behavioral Health and Pediatrics, as well as our community partners.

What You Need To Know:
Full-time / 36 hours
Location: 50 Maple Street, 3rd fl Springfield, MA
Baystate Behavioral Health Family Advocacy Center
Baystate Behavioral Health Family Advocacy Center offers comprehensive psychiatric and psychological services for children, adolescents, and their families facing acute and chronic medical conditions. This is a service of Baystate Medical Center.

 

Qualifications: 

•    Master's Degree in Social Work or other related field
•    LICSW or LMHC are required
•    Experience working with children and families in a therapeutic is preferred
•    Bilingual / Bicultural is preferred

Baystate Health is seeking a Full-time Clinical Psychologist

Organization: 
Baystate Health
Location: 
Springfield, MA
Summary: 

Under the direction of the Clinical Supervisor and Clinical Research and Development Manager, the Psychologist provides clinical services to children, adults, and families being treated at the Family Advocacy Center for symptoms related to trauma or traumatic grief. You will be asked to demonstrate doctorate level knowledge of developmental stages, personality structure and development, mental health diagnoses and current treatment modalities.

Clinical responsibilities include conducting intake interviews to obtain patient history information, contributing diagnostic information, making preliminary diagnoses, and participating in the development of an interdisciplinary assessment and treatment plan, individual evidence based psychotherapy, family therapy, group therapy and collaboration with outside agencies (e.g., DCF, public and private schools, daycare centers, mental health agencies, child advocacy groups), and contributions by other psychological disciplines.

Additional responsibilities will include:

•    Provides age appropriate trauma-informed treatment to patients.
•    Evaluates patients to assess presenting problem, contributing history, and current mental status.
•    Develops behaviorally trauma-informed treatment plans including measurable treatment goals.
•    Completes all documentation related to treatment in the clinical record according to established standards consistent with NCQA guidelines.
•    Manages the necessary documentation and provides the information required by third party payers to secure reimbursement.
•    Conducts meetings with families, significant others and other service providers as delineated in the treatment plan.
•    Demonstrates skill of collaboration, advocacy and linkage as they relate to patient care.  Provides patients and families with information on community resources and appropriately refers patients/families to identified resources.  Participates in patient and family educational efforts.
•    Provides strategic information and input to the Practice Manager as needed for service quality evaluation, and program development.
•    As supported by the Clinical Research and Development Manager, participates in teaching activities and academic activities, which may include the clinical supervision of practicum students, post-doctoral students and other clinicians as requested.
•    Participates in other special activities and contributes to the development of programs for the department as requested by the Practice Manager.
•    Observes all health and safety requirements.
•    Expected to perform other similar and related duties as assigned.
•    Management has the right to add or change to the job responsibilities at any time.


Grant Information:

This position is fully funded by a grant.  As a grant funded employee, you will be considered a Baystate Health employee with the following stipulations:

Your employment will be for the duration of the grant.  Continued employment, beyond the initial period, is contingent upon the availability of new grant funding.

What You Need To Know:

Full-time / 36 hours

Loc: Springfield, MA
 

Qualifications: 

•    Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
•    Massachusetts Psychologist license or license eligible is required
•    Experience in providing treatment in outpatient mental health settings
•    Experience working with individuals with trauma histories is preferred

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

•    Knowledge of trauma-informed practice
•    Excellent interpersonal skills
•    Excellent communication skills, written and oral
•    Knowledge base related to issues of cultural competence
•    Must be Spanish/English Bilingual

Psychologist

Organization: 
The Children’s Center
Location: 
Utah
Summary: 

Full time Licensed Psychologist to provide comprehensive mental health services to very young children and their families including assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning and Family and Individual Child Therapy. Clientele includes children with severe 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 and experience with evidence based trauma treatments. 


REQUIREMENTS:
•    Utah licensure as Psychologist
•    Clinical experience with children birth to age seven 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

OTHER:  Competitive salary and benefits.  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. The Children’s Center is 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 professional training and supervision is provided.

CONTACT:  Send resumes to Douglas Goldsmith, Ph.D. by email at dgoldsmith@tccslc.org or fax to 801-582-5540.
 

Bilingual Psychotherapist

Organization: 
ANDRUS
Location: 
Yonkers, NY
Summary: 

ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children and their families by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.
Andrus provides annually a broad network of supports to over 2,500 vulnerable children and families of all backgrounds and means. Our mental health division (MHD) extends individualized child and family interventions, supports parents, caregivers, and helps children and their families build on their unique strengths while managing their particular challenges.  With Clinics in Yonkers, White Plains, and Peekskill, we are able to provide services to families in northern, southern, and central Westchester.

ANDRUS' Mental Health Division is seeking a Staff Psychotherapist to provide direct clinical services (evaluation, assessments, treatment), as primary therapist, to assigned patients. The Staff Psychotherapist will provide individual, family and group and milieu therapy in the clinic and offsite (i.e.: home and school) and is supervised by assigned supervisor, assistant clinic manager.
We have openings in our Yonkers, NY clinic (Bilingual Spanish/English required).


LMSW, LCSW or LMHC with clinical field placement during education or equivalent documented volunteer or paid experience, knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention.  Must be computer literate with excellent communication skills and have proven ability to meet session productivity standards.  Bilingual in English and Spanish is required to be considered for this position. Clinicians for these roles must be willing to work evening hours.

Contact: 

All interested and qualified candidates please send your resume with a cover letter and salary requirement to ANDRUS HR-JP Department, 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email to andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax to 914-965-3883