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.

 

Adult Therapist

Organization: 
Operation Breakthrough
Location: 
Kansas City, Missouri
Summary: 

Operation Breakthrough is an Early Education Head Start center; currently looking for an Adult Therapist to join the agency’s Clinical team in serving children, parents, and families who have experienced elevated incidents of trauma and/or suffer from the negative effects of Toxic Stress and poverty. Located in Kansas City, Missouri’s urban core, Operation Breakthrough strives to provide a safe, loving, and caring educational environment for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years, with the understanding that in order to achieve this goal, the agency must also provide wrap-around services to the parent and family unit. In 1996, Operation Breakthrough expanded its wrap-around services to include mental health. Today, the Clinical team, utilizing a trauma-informed and evidence-based two-generation approach – offers a variety of services to children, parents, and families.

QUALIFICATION:

  • Master's Degree in Social Welfare, Psychology, Counseling or related field; clinical license required or under supervision for clinical licensure in identified field
  • Formal training in the areas of family dynamics, trauma treatment, cognitive-behavior therapy, trauma-informed care, expressive techniques and other modalities;
  • 2 years minimum successful experience providing individual and group treatment to high-risk adults;
  • Alternatives to the above qualifications as administration may find appropriate and acceptable

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain Missouri Licensure in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related field;
  • Provide individual, family, and group therapy to parents struggling with various mental health issues;
  • Facilitate treatment-focused therapeutic groups addressing a variety of topics, including but not limited to healthy relationships; mental health; coping skills, mindfulness and parenting skills;
  • Provide crisis intervention services—including suicide assessments, safety planning, and assistance with hospitalization as needed;
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with referral agencies;
  • Assess client progress using a variety of clinical assessment tools; maintain current and accurate files and database entry of all outcome measures;Provide Clinical Director and/or Clinic Coordinator with data, assessments and other information at requested deadlines;
  • Collaborate with Child Therapists to support the whole family;
  • Develop programming that supports the mental health needs of caregivers as identified by the clinical director;
  • Provide narrative and outcome data as needed to meet all grant reporting deadlines;
  • Interact respectfully and appropriately and with staff and families;
  • Support parent programming during hours of operation and identified evenings;
  • Work collaboratively across the Supportive Service department to serve families.

Contact:

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Brijin Gardner Director of Clinical and Social Services at: brijing@operationbreakthrough.org

Child Therapist

Organization: 
Operation Breakthrough
Location: 
Kansas City, Missouri
Summary: 

Operation Breakthrough is an Early Education Head Start center; currently looking for a Child Therapist to join the agency’s Clinical team in serving children, parents, and families who have experienced elevated incidents of trauma and/or suffer from the negative effects of Toxic Stress and poverty. Located in Kansas City, Missouri’s urban core, Operation Breakthrough strives to provide a safe, loving, and caring educational environment for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years, with the understanding that in order to achieve this goal, the agency must also provide wrap-around services to the parent and family unit. In 1996, Operation Breakthrough expanded its wrap-around services to include mental health. Today, the Clinical team, utilizing a trauma-informed and evidence-based two-generation approach – offers a variety of services to children, parents, and families.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's Degree in Social Welfare, Psychology, Counseling or related field
  • Formal training in the area of Play Therapy, certification (Registered Play Therapist) preferred
  • 2 years minimum successful experience as a Play Therapist or equivalent experience
  • Licensed individual preferred
  • Clinical experience with children ages 2 – 7 years of age, familiar with clinical implications of; trauma, attachment, diversity and poverty
  • Alternatives to the above qualifications as administration may find appropriate and acceptable

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Maintain/achieve clinical Missouri Licensurein Social Work, Psychology or Counseling;
  • Maintain an active caseload of 10-14 children individually seen weekly, and/or dyadic treatment;
  • Facilitate treatment focused therapeutic groups for children; including, but not limited to: prevention, small group, whole class;
  • Support and attend parent programming during identified evenings;
  • Provide classroom support and interventions as needed; including teacher consultation, assistance with creating behavior plans;
  • Provide parent/caregiver/education via consults, phone, face-to-face or other means as needed;
  • Maintain current and accurate files and database entry;
  • Provide Clinical Director and/or Clinic Coordinator with data, assessments and other information at requested deadlines;
  • Assist with crisis intervention for children, classrooms and families as needed;
  • Attend meetings related to individual caseload/clients;
  • Support interdisciplinary team responsibilities;
  • Collaborate with Adult Therapists to support the whole family;
  • Provide narrative and outcome data as needed to meet all grant reporting deadlines;
  • Interact respectfully and appropriately and with staff and families;
  • Work collaboratively across the Supportive Service department to serve clients;
  • Encompass the ability to communicate and work with a variety of individuals interpersonally 
Contact: 

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Brijin Gardner Director of Clinical and Social Services at: brijing@operationbreakthrough.org

 

Faculty Position

Organization: 
CARES Institute
Location: 
Stratford, New Jersey
Summary: 

The Child Abuse Research Education and Service (CARES) Institute at the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM) in Stratford, New Jersey is currently seeking a Licensed PhD, PsyD, or EdD. for a full-time faculty position in clinical or counseling psychology, with experience in the field of child abuse and possessing strong clinical, leadership, training and research skills. The ideal candidate would have interest and/or experience in one or more abuse-related areas, such as the implementation of trauma-focused CBT, co-developed by CARES co-founder Esther Deblinger, PhD, forensic evaluations of abuse allegations, working with parents and the treatment of child sexual behavior problems. Demonstrated skills writing grants and publishable work are also desirable. Applicants will be expected to provide supervision to trainees, contribute to training efforts and work collaboratively with a dedicated multidisciplinary team of child abuse professionals with respect to training, research, programmatic and service delivery efforts.

Contact: 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit Rowan University’s website to apply for the position: http://rowanuniversity.hodesiq.com/jobs/licensed-psychologist-stratford-new-jersey-job-5004282. For more information about the CARES Institute, visit www.caresinstitute.org. Salary is competitive, secure and accompanied by a full benefits package. Our clinical campus is located approximately 8 miles from center city Philadelphia, 1 hour from the beach and 2 hours from New York City. The cost of living is quite reasonable and public schools are excellent. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

Mental Health Professional

Organization: 
The El Paso Child Guidance Center
Summary: 

The El Paso Child Guidance Center is an expanding, energetic child and family outpatient clinic looking to hire a full time, fully licensed mental health professional including LPC, LCSW, or LMFT, who is fluent in English and Spanish to join a multidisciplinary team.

The position will include:

  • Providing individual, family and group therapy to children, adults and families developing and implementing treatment plans.
  • Participating in weekly clinical staffing with clinical team members
  • Work at least 18 hours a week of direct service time, not including staffings, supervision, and other administrative time as assigned.
  • Participate in community relations tasks, as assigned, including community education.
  • Participate in continuing education to develop and refine clinical knowledge and skills.
  • Provide court testimony as needed.
  • Liaison with other agencies, schools, community services on behalf of Center clients and their families

Ongoing training opportunities are also available. Salary is negotiable. If interested, please fax your resume to 915-562-1993, or email Tim Mendoza, LPC-S at tmendoza@epcgc.org

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.

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.
 

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.
 

Therapist

Organization: 
ChildSavers
Location: 
Richmond, VA
Summary: 

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.

About Us

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.

Contact: 

How to Apply
Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and application to:

Linda Whitaker
Vice President for Administration and Human Resources
ChildSavers
200 North 22nd Street
Richmond, VA 23223

You may also fax application materials attn: Linda Whitaker at (804) 644-9596 or e-mail to lwhitaker@childsavers.org

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

 

Child/Adolescent Psychologist

Organization: 
Sanford Health
Location: 
Fargo, North Dakota
Summary: 

Sanford Health, Fargo, ND, is recruiting for a fully rounded Child/Adolescent Psychologist to join the Behavioral Health department. Currently, the department staff consists of five psychologists, five child psychiatrists and two master level triage therapists. TFCBT and an interest in treating younger children are preferred. To learn more about Sanford Health, visit: www.sanfordhealth.org.  Fargo, ND is a thriving, tri-college community of 190,000. High quality elementary and secondary education is a priority. Close proximity to Minnesota lake country offers access to a multitude of four season outdoor activities. To learn more about the Fargo community, visit: www.fmchamber.com.

Qualifications: 

Eligible Candidates must:
•    Incumbent must possess Doctoral degree from an APA accredited program. Must have completed a 12 month APA approved pre-doctoral internship and one year of post-doctoral supervised clinical practice.
•    Current licensure, or eligible to be licensed, in the state of practice is required.
•    Provides appropriate therapy interventions to patients with defined problems or mental and emotional disorders.
•    Manages her/his practice to ensure a high quality of patient care and to be productive in the Sanford Health.
•    Demonstrates the ability to work effectively with a treatment team within MCHS to deliver quality patient care when a treatment team approach to care is indicated.
•    Utilizes appropriate psychological assessments and provides timely and useful interpretations of those assessments to psychiatric colleagues.
•    Seeks peer supervision or consultation with colleagues when progress in patient care is less than expected and when ethical or professional problems emerge in the context of therapy.
•    Demonstrates knowledge in current ethics and professional responsibilities in the profession of psychology. Integrates a high standard of ethical conduct in daily professional work.
 

Contact: 

To apply, send a letter of interest, resume/CV, and 3 letters of recommendation to Amy Dockter via email at: amy.dockter@sanfordhealth.org. Applications accepted until the position is filled.


Amy Dockter, Physician Recruiter
Sanford Health Physician Placement
Phone: 701-417-4817
Fax: 701-417-4136
Email: Amy.Dockter@sanfordhealth.org