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Kennedy Krieger Institute is an internationally recognized institution located in Baltimore, Maryland dedicated to improving the lives of children and adolescents with disorders of the brain, spinal cord and musculoskeletal system through patient care, special education, research and professional training.
Kennedy Krieger’s clinical programs offer an interdisciplinary approach in treatment tailored to the individual needs of each child. Services include over 40 outpatient clinics; neurobehavioral, rehabilitation and pediatric feeding disorders inpatient units; plus several home and community programs providing services to assist families.
The Family Center at the Kennedy Krieger Institute provides trauma-informed, evidence-based mental health treatment for children exposed to maltreatment and family and community trauma. As a funded National Child Traumatic Stress Network Center for the last eight years, the award-winning clinical staff at the Family Center have endeavored to develop, implement and evaluate effective mental health interventions for children and their families.
In this role, you will assist the Director of Research at the Family Center at Kennedy Krieger Institute in the planning, development, submission and implementation of grants based on clinical protocols. The Research Psychologist will also develop, analyze and write peer-reviewed publications in collaboration with Family Center clinical staff and visiting students. The Research Psychologist will coordinate, supervise and train research assistants and student research trainees. The Research Psychologist will also have limited patient evaluation and treatment responsibilities.
Specific responsibilities include:
• Executing research protocols for specified studies, ensuring that protocols are implemented according to IRB, ethical and scientific requirements
• Facilitating interviewing, hiring, orientation, coordination and supervision of research/clinical assistant staff
• Developing and conducting training for staff related to specified study protocols, as well as presentations related to research and/or child maltreatment
• Database development, data analysis and manuscript development and submission
• Preparing summary reports of research/clinical assessments to be shared with families, administration and staff
• Assisting in the development and writing of new grant initiatives related to Family Center clinical practice
• Working collaboratively with treatment staff to promote successful integration of clinical and research programs
• Assessing patients and study participants using standardized and non-standardized assessment instruments, writing reports, informing parents of results, and making appropriate referrals and recommendations
• Trauma informed patient care
• Supervising administration of cognitive measures
Please apply online at www.jobs.kennedykrieger.org, Job ID #62955. Kennedy Krieger Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status or any other protected group status.
Please submit a cover letter and resume/CV (including references) to:
Kelly Kinnish, PhD
Director of Clinical Services Georgia Center for Child Advocacy
PO Box 17770 Atlanta GA 30307
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Stoneleigh Foundation awards prestigious fellowships to accomplished individuals who are developing and testing new approaches that have the potential to improve outcomes for vulnerable and at-risk children and youth. A new RFL has just been released and Letters of Interest are now being accepted. In 2011-2012, the Foundation plans to award 2-3 new fellowships through a highly selective and competitive process. The current call for Letters of Interest asks for ideas in three areas where work is greatly needed:
- Violence and Trauma. Ideas needed for cross-system efforts to prevent exposure to and victimization of violence, improve intervention efforts for young people who are exposed or victimized, and break cycles of violence prevalent in our communities, families and schools.
- Behavioral Health. Ideas needed for cross-system efforts to better meet the behavior health needs of children and youth in the child welfare and juvenile justice system, and those at risk of involvement.
- Family and Community. Ideas needed for cross-system efforts to effectively involve family and community in efforts to improve the well-being of children and youth in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems – and to prevent involvement in these systems.
The University of Kentucky Center on Trauma and Children is accepting applications for a full-time research title series faculty member with the following qualifications:
• PhD in psychology, social work, biostatistics or related field
• Experience and interest in trauma, child victimization and violence, or child welfare
• Experience working as a Co-I, study director or key personnel on state or federal grants
• Experience with grant writing to SAMHSA, NIH, ACF, CDC and/or foundations
• Excellent writing skills
Annual goals will be set with the research faculty member that are commensurate with the experience and skill set of the person hired, and how this expertise could reasonably advance ongoing projects at the center. Generally speaking, this individual would be expected to contribute significantly to the generation of manuscripts, grants, coordinate major scientific events at the center (research forums or scientific meetings), and assist the Executive Director and Associate Directors with the management of interdisciplinary student research projects.
The Department of Pediatrics, Kempe Center invites applications for a tenure-eligible faculty position with a negotiable professorial rank to work in the Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. The Kempe Center has built a reputation as a world leader in the field of child abuse and neglect since the first Child Protection Team was established in 1958 and the Center became a Section in the Department of Pediatrics in 1972. The Center is known for its expertise in treating abused children, training future professionals, and for excellence in research, education, advocacy and community service. The Center will be building evidence-based and population need-based mental health services for abused and traumatized children.
The University of Colorado Denver is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding.
Job Responsibilities: The Center is looking for an innovative mental health professional with expertise in both clinical care and research with traumatized children who can help provide treatment in mental health services as well as mentor and build research in mental health service delivery and outcomes. The successful applicant will have a primary faculty appointment with duties and responsibilities in the Department of Pediatrics with a secondary appointment in the appropriate department if desired. He/she will be a member of the Kempe Center Executive Leadership team to help plan and develop needed programs and services. The successful applicant will help develop a mental health research program and provide mentorship to trainees, post-docs and junior colleagues; join Kempe Center colleagues in training, multi-disciplinary clinical care, and consultation; and help support a T32 training grant in the area of child abuse with mentorship and by securing independent research support.
Required Qualifications: Doctorate in Psychology or other relevant specialty. Knowledge, skills and abilities appropriate for a more senior faculty member with expertise in the field of Child Abuse. Sufficient research experience to establish an independent research program and obtain funding.
Preferred Qualifications: Ability to foster faculty career development through mentoring/co-mentoring. Ability to bring in and build on specialized area of expertise in research, clinical service, and training. Strong interpersonal communication skills.
Salary and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at http://www.cu.edu/pbs/ Applications are accepted electronically at www.jobsatcu.com Review of applications will continue until position is filled.
Required Application Materials: When applying at www.jobsatcu.com, applicants must include: (list and be specific) 1) A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2) A current CV/resume 3) The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references
Our Trauma Response program is looking for an MSW or licensed mental health provider to provide on-site assessment, crisis intervention, and short-term mental health counseling services with urban youth and families who have experienced psychological trauma. Flexible full-time Clinician needed to work in a team environment with rotating on-call schedule. Outreach to our program partners is an important part of this position. Knowledge of trauma-focused mental health services and/or LCSW a plus. Trauma Response is the City of Richmond’s only program devoted to immediate response and counseling services for children who have experienced trauma. The majority of children who participate in Trauma Response have been exposed to a violent event. Our clinicians are often contacted by the Richmond Police Department, Richmond Ambulance Authority, Dept. of Social Services and other community agencies to provide immediate assistance.
The Department of Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is recruiting a licensed or license eligible psychologist (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) with experience in assessing and treating complex children and adolescents. Responsibilities of the position include conducting comprehensive psychological evaluations with children in or at risk of state custody, consulting within a multi-disciplinary context (e.g., child welfare, mental health, legal), providing teaching regarding child mental health topics to mental health providers and others in the system, and providing treatment for children, adolescents and their families.
The successful candidate should have experience in the areas of child maltreatment, attachment-oriented disorders, and trauma-informed assessment and treatment.
Appointment level will be commensurate with experience.
Candidates with interest in this position should send curriculum vitae, cover letter, 3 letters of recommendation, and a sample evaluation (de-identified) to:
ATTN: Marianne Dunn
Vanderbilt Psychiatry – Green Hills
3841 Green Hills Village Drive, Room 3000-C
Nashville, TN 37215
Please submit your resume/CV to
Attn: Dr. Anne Holland, CcTC,
417 N.8 Street, Suite 402
Philadelphia, PA 19123
DePelchin Children's Center, the largest and most comprehensive provider of children's social and mental health services in the Houston, TX area, has a number of positions open for clinicians, social workers, and youth workers. Search and apply for jobs online at https://www3.ultirecruit.com/dep1000/JobBoard/ListJobs.aspx