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ANDRUS, a leader in the field of treatment and services for children and families, and the home of the Sanctuary Institute, is seeking a Director of Clinical Services for its campus programs.
The Director of Clinical Services:
• is responsible for ensuring excellence in clinical treatment provided to students participating in campus programs, including IEP driven services and services through Departments of Social Services.
• is responsible for the leadership of a dynamic and committed team of clinicians, which includes LCSW, LMSWs, PhD psychologists, psychology interns and case managers.
• is a valued member of a close working campus leadership team, and also collaborates closely with the Orchard School leadership, Residential leadership, Sanctuary core team, and other valued teams.
• is expected to support the training and education of clinical team members, play a role in the develop in creative and best practice interventions, and support the development of strong campus teams across departments
• will provide clinical leadership and direction for the clinical program including but not limited to supervising and defining individual treatment, family and group therapy; the implementation of evidence informed programming; the development of additional specialized clinical programs; as well as the development of programs or tools that support the social and emotional learning of the entire community.
• The Director of Clinical Services is also responsible for the overall management of the clinical budget, ensuring compliance to requirements and standards of clinical care, supervision of assistant directors and overall oversight of the functioning of the department.
• The Clinical Director reports directly to the Director of Campus Programs.
The qualified candidate will possess:
• Masters in Social Work with required license (LCSW) or PhD with license
• Must have minimum of 6 years in the field and at least 4 of that in a supervisory position.
• experience in supervising individuals and some experience managing documentation demands and budgets
• Ability to manage competing demands
• very strong clinical skills and vision
• excellent organizational skills
• Commitment to the Sanctuary Model and its tenants, expertise in trauma informed care and knowledge of best practices in the field
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Valid NYS Driver’s License
• Experience Working with children with mental health needs, and working with children with severe behavioral difficulties.
• Good Computer Skills
For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to HR-JP Department at 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 914-965-3883.
ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Bellevue Hospital Center anticipates multiple psychologist positions for a collaborative project with the New York City Administration for Children’s Services, the city agency responsible for juvenile justice (JJ) services. Psychologists will work within NYC’s two secure juvenile detention centers to assist and guide ACS staff in providing trauma-informed care for youth in detention, and will perform psychological assessment and psychotherapy with residents. Full or part-time positions may be available. Responsibilities may include: (1) train JJ counselors and mental health clinicians in leading skill-building groups with detention residents ages 12-18; (2) facilitate the implementation of a skill-building group program across one or both detention centers; (3) co-lead groups as part of the training process; (4) deliver ongoing supervision and consultation to skills group leaders; (5) train JJ staff about the impacts of psychological and emotional trauma on JJ-involved youth and on staff; and ways to more effectively serve traumatized youth; (6) perform psychological assessments with detention residents; and (7) perform psychotherapy with detention residents. The psychologists will work primarily on-site at one or both of NYC’s 2 juvenile locked detention facilities in Brownsville, Brooklyn; and Mott Haven, Bronx.
The successful candidates will be adept at building strong multidisciplinary working relationships with providers from varied disciplinary and educational backgrounds; be conversant in evidence-based mental health interventions; and have demonstrated ability to work effectively with multiproblem children/adolescents and families. Doctorate in psychology and New York state license required. Experience with a juvenile justice population is desirable. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred. Qualified candidates will be eligible for a clinical faculty appointment within the New York University Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Electronic submissions of letters of interest and CVs should be sent to: Alan S. Elliot, Ph.D., Director of Psychology, Bellevue Hospital Center at email@example.com.
We are seeking candidates with strong clinical, interpersonal, and organizational skills for the Mildred and Frank Feinberg Division of the Unified Behavioral Health Center for Military Veterans and their Families that is being co-sponsored by the North Shore - LIJ Health System and the Northport VA Medical Center. Located in Bay Shore, Long Island, the Center represents a unique collaborative effort between a VA Medical Center and a not-for-profit Health System to evaluate and treat veterans and their family members (including children) under one roof. Most veterans will be treated by VA personnel, and family members will be treated by North Shore-LIJ personnel, with a cross-talk methodology to optimally treat the family unit. This full time staff psychologist position will be part of the North Shore-LIJ personnel contingent.
- Primary Therapist: Provide evaluations, diagnostic assessment, and evidenced based therapy for individuals and families. Candidate should be competent in the delivery of psychotherapy to children, adults, and families. While the population primarily consists of family members of Veterans, there are opportunities to work with Veterans as well.
- Group Therapist: Develop, organize, lead, and supervise group psychotherapy.
- Training/Supervision: Offer training and supervision to fellows and other psychology trainees.
- Treatment Team Member: Participate in the ongoing development and maintenance of the cross-talk methodology that is at the heart of this collaborative model with the VA.
- Research: Participate in research projects and program evaluation that is being conducted at the site.
- Other Responsibilities: Participate in departmental meetings and obtain continuing education.
- Candidates must have completed their doctorate from an APA accredited program in clinical, counseling, or school-clinical psychology.
- Candidates must have completed their internship in clinical psychology.
- Candidates must possess a valid New York State License to practice Psychology
- Clinical training and experience working with children
- Experience working in an outpatient setting
- Experience with evidenced based treatments
Experience with military service members/veterans and families is a plus. Groups historically underrepresented in Psychology are encouraged to apply. Please submit cover letter and CV to:
Mayer Bellehsen, PhD
The Mildred & Frank Feinberg Division
of the Unified Behavioral Health Center
132 East Main Street
Bay Shore, NY 11706
Child HELP Partnership at St. John’s University seeks a qualified, clinician with bilingual proficiency in Spanish to provide empirically-supported assessment and therapy for traumatized, multi-cultural youth and their caregivers in non-traditional outpatient settings. Position is part of a multi-year, federally funded grant (Project CONNECT) to evaluate evidence-based practices for children exposed to violence. Project CONNECT is studying Alternatives for Families: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (AF-CBT), adapted for Latino, Caribbean, and African-American children who have experienced physical abuse/assault, sexual abuse/assault, dating violence, and/or witnessed domestic violence. The hired clinician will receive training in AF-CBT and have the opportunity to be certified in the model. Clinical work is conducted at community-based sites in Queens, NY and travel from site-to-site is required.
Child HELP Partnership is a clinical research program designed to serve traumatized, multi-cultural preschoolers, children, and adolescents, and their families. Program staff includes psychologists, post-doctoral fellows, social workers, mental health counselors, graduate students, and undergraduate volunteers. Under the leadership of Dr. Elissa Brown, licensed clinical psychologist, we provide outreach, assessment, psychotherapy, and case management services in both our clinic and community-based sites. Child HELP Partnership aims to provide these services in multiple languages. We also conduct community-building efforts to disseminate these trauma-informed, evidence-based services. Our community partnerships include: Child Protective Services, Legal Aid, Queens Family Court, local schools, Queens Library branches, and Queens Child Advocacy Center. As an affiliate member of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, the Child HELP Partnership also collaborates with national experts.
As a clinical research program, Child HELP Partnership is committed to evaluating every component of treatment and service delivery. Dr. Brown has received funding from federal, state, and private agencies to develop, test, and disseminate assessment and treatment techniques for traumatized children and their families. In addition to the aforementioned project, Child HELP Partnership has compared trauma-specific cognitive behavioral therapies to other forms of psychotherapy for physically abused children and their families, and children and their mothers bereaved due to September 11th.
Applicant must fall under one of these categories:
1) Doctoral student or recent graduate of a program in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology. Doctoral students in psychology may apply if they have fulfilled all requirements with the exception of the dissertation (ABD) by the position start date. Postdoctoral applicants working towards licensure may apply.
2) NYS Licensed Master or Clinical Social Worker.
3) NYS Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Recent graduates of MHC programs may apply if they are seeking hours for licensure.
Applicant must have experience/worked with:
o Cognitive-behavioral therapy
o Multicultural populations, particularly Latino, Caribbean, and African-American
o Children and adolescents
o Traumatized individuals
o Research programs
Fluency in Spanish is required for this position.
• Letter of interest that summarizes previous experience and goals for training
• Curriculum vita
• Two letters of recommendation
Applicants should send applications to:
Dr. Elissa Brown
Child HELP Partnership
Center for Psychological Services, Seton Complex
St. John’s University
152-11 Union Turnpike
Queens, NY 11367
VHBG has an excellent opportunity for a proven leader in mental health services to expand Clinical and Community-Based Services. We have a strong plan in place to grow quality programs and are looking for someone with the skills and resources to execute that plan. Our current services include Outpatient Counseling, Intensive In-Home Counseling, Home-Based Services, Mentoring, and Psychiatry. The Director will meet DBHDS and DSS licensing requirements for administration of services at a minimum to include; a Master’s Degree in a human services related field and licensed in clinical social work (LCSW) or professional counseling (LPC). Substantive experience in clinical leadership and supervision in a licensed mental health agency preferred. Expertise in Trauma-Informed Care a plus.
If interested please go to www.vhbg.org to complete an application, and submit resume and cover letter. Human Resources, VHBG, 8716 W. Broad Street, Henrico, VA 23294 Fax: (804) 270-0479
Virginia Home for Boys and Girls, established in 1846, believes that Central Virginia’s children and families should have access to a quality, innovative, and individualized array of resources that enable them to be safe, strong, and successful in their lives.
The Senior Associate will work on multiple initiatives focused on implementation of evidence-based practices for children, predominantly on trauma-focused practices. The Child Health and Development Institute (CHDI) is the Coordinating Center for multiple implementation, training, and quality improvement programs focused on improving care for children exposed to traumatic events. These initiatives span the Connecticut behavioral health, child welfare, law enforcement, and juvenile justice systems. The primary responsibilities of this position will be to oversee implementation activities, to infuse implementation science and research, and to participate as a faculty member in implementation activities.
Candidates must meet all of the following requirements:
• Possess a Ph.D. in psychology, public health, social work, child development, or closely related field, with at least 2 years post-graduate work experience
• At least one year experience with program implementation/implementation of evidence-based practices
• At least two years’ experience with children’s behavioral health and associated evidence-based treatments
• Evidence of scholarly publication and research
• Must be extremely organized, efficient, and a good team player
• Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be comfortable collaborating with a range of professionals (e.g. behavioral health, child welfare, juvenile justice, law enforcement)
Some or all of the following are highly desired:
• Experience with trauma-focused treatment models, including TF-CBT
• Experience with research design and evaluation, particularly implementation science research
• Experience with quality improvement of behavioral health treatments and using data to inform practice
• Training in trauma-informed care and/or evidence-based practices
• Experience with the Learning Collaborative/Breakthrough Series model
• Experience with training, especially related to trauma and/or evidence-based practices
• Knowledge of the child welfare, juvenile justice, law enforcement, and/or mental health systems in Connecticut
• Experience with large data sets and statistical analysis using SPSS
• Experience managing grant/contract budgets
Responsibilities will likely include:
• Apply implementation science and research to evidence-based practice implementation initiatives, primarily using the Breakthrough Series Collaborative/learning collaborative methodology
• Develop and monitor implementation and sustainability strategies and plans
• Develop evaluation plans and analyze implementation data for quality improvement/evaluation purposes
• Participate as an implementation team/faculty member in training and consultation activities
• Assist with development of publications and research reports
• Supervision of project staff
• Manage project budgets
• Assisting with grant/contract applications and reporting requirements
• Work with staff from state agencies and/or behavioral health providers to inform development of implementation and consultation activities
Compensation will be based on experience, and a generous benefit package is provided.
CHDI is an independent, non-profit subsidiary of the Children’s Fund of Connecticut, which was established in 1992. Working in partnership with state and regional agencies, hospitals, universities, and other organizations, we combine direct funding with research, policy analysis, advocacy, and technical assistance.
The mission of the Institute is to improve the quality of care for all children, emphasizing family-centered, comprehensive care that encompasses both physical and behavioral health. Collaborating with the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, the University of Connecticut, and Yale University, we strive to advance sustainable improvements in primary and preventive health and mental health care practices and policy for all the state's children, with a particular focus on disadvantaged or underserved children and families. CHDI develops, trains, disseminates, evaluates, and expands effective models of practice in children’s health, mental health, child welfare, juvenile justice, education, and other settings.
Only applicants meeting the qualifications described will be considered. To apply, email (1) a current CV and (2) cover letter with qualifications, specifically addressing your experience related to the job responsibilities above, to Lori Schon at firstname.lastname@example.org. Position is available immediately, will remain open until filled, and is contingent upon available funding.
The Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut is committed to providing equal access to our employment environment and ensures that all employment-related decisions are in accord with the principles of equal opportunity.
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (NUFSM) seeks a full-time faculty member to join the leadership team of the Mental Health Services & Policy Program (MHSPP). This faculty position will include two primary responsibilities: (1) providing administrative supervision for MHSPP’s contracted services to the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, and (2) developing/maintaining an externally funded research program in mental health, child welfare, or child trauma services research or a related field. In addition, the successful candidate for this position will be expected to mentor trainees in psychiatry and psychology. The position also includes opportunities to teach in NUFSM graduate programs and collaborate with academic and external partners.
As a multidisciplinary research and educational program, MHSPP’s mission is to provide research, evaluation, outcomes management, technical assistance and training that helps improve the lives of individuals and families that receive publicly funded mental health services. MHSPP is home to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network Center for Child Trauma Assessment and Service Planning, which focuses on enhancing trauma-informed assessment and interventions within child-serving systems across the country. http://psychiatry.northwestern.edu/research/mental-health/index.html
The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree, experience directing a large, externally funded research project, and history of successful grant funding (preferably from a federal agency). In addition, the successful candidate will have a record of successful mentorship of students, fellows or junior faculty colleagues. Experience working within large public sector child welfare or mental health systems is preferred. Experience or interest in using data to influence health policy is also highly desirable.
The successful candidate will qualify for appointment in the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in the Clinician-Educator Track. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Start date is negotiable. In order to ensure full consideration, applications should be received by August 31, 2014. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Position will remain open until filled.
Applicants should address their correspondence to: Mina Dulcan, MD, c/o Debra Walker, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 446 E. Ontario St., Ste. 7-200, Chicago, IL 60611.
Send CV and letter of interest in PDF form to:
Debra Walker, Business Coordinator
Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Join our innovative practice. Our team of dedicated clinicians provides meaningful and impactful counseling to families navigating the challenges of a recent traumatic event.
Established in 2004, ChildSavers’ Trauma Response program is Virginia’s only program devoted to immediate response and preventative mental health counseling for families who have experienced trauma. This work is possible because of our qualified, talented, dedicated, and diverse team of licensed mental health clinicians. Using evidence-based interventions we offer preventative mental health counseling to families in the wake of trauma. Provide youth and families trauma-informed outpatient counseling. Located in Historic Churchill our beautiful facility offers creative opportunities for clinical intervention including play therapy space, sand tray, and art interventions. Work closely with Richmond Police Department, VCU Health Systems and other partners to provide psychological first aid at the scene of traumatic events in Richmond, VA.
In addition to a competitive benefits package, our clinicians receive advanced training in trauma-informed clinical practices and have ongoing professional development and training opportunities.
We invite all Master's level clinicians who currently hold a Virginia clinical license (LCSW, LMFT, LCP or LPC) to apply. Must possess a passion for working with and an ability to connect with families that have diverse backgrounds. Previous clinical work with children and families is essential. Excellent team work skills is also critical for his position. This position requires providing outpatient counseling as well as outreach and training opportunities to community partners.
How to Apply
Please send cover letters, completed job applications (available for download), and résumés to:
You may also fax application materials attn: Linda Whitaker at (804) 644-9596 or mail them to:
Vice President, Administration and Human Resources
200 North 22nd Street
Richmond, VA 23223
Download an application
ChildSavers is a drug-free workplace.
ChildSavers in an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employees and applicants will be treated without regard to age, sex, color, religion, race, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital or familial status, physical or mental disability, legal source of income, or any other status protected by law.
The Board of Child Care is seeking a LCSW-C who is a Board approved supervisor to be our Clinical Director for our residential group homes. The applicant must have a license to practice in Maryland and 5 years post graduate experience in a residential or clinical setting working with adolescents and families.
We have two positions, one in Baltimore County and the other on the Eastern Shore.
Essential functions for qualified candidates include but are not limited to:
• Provide professional and clinical supervision to LGSW and LCSW-C staff,
• Recommend, interview new hires and terminations in the Clinical Department to the President and CEO,
• Serve as the primary liaison with referral sources and community agencies to ensure effective communication regarding prompt service delivery and coordination of treatment and discharge planning,
• provide training and consultation to residential staff,
• collaborate with other senior managers on program development, quality improvement and marketing efforts and activities,
• Provide oversight of client files to ensure COMAR regulations and accreditation standards are met.
- Maryland licensure as LCSW-C
- Clinical experience with children, youth and families
- Experience using trauma informed care
- 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
- Knowledge of Scyfis and CANS
Clientele includes children and youth with emotional and behavioral challenges, early childhood trauma, and children with autism spectrum disorders and their families. Successful candidates must demonstrate clinical experience with adolescents and families.
The Board of Child Care offers a competitive salary and benefit package. We are a trauma informed agency and train staff and clinicians and support staff on trauma using the several resources. The Board of Child Care is a private, nonprofit community agency that provides comprehensive mental health care to children, adolescents and their families. We have a range of services based upon the mental health needs of each youth and family, including Group Home, Treatment Foster Care, Outpatient, School individual, group and family therapy.
Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and copy of their resume to Monte Ephraim at email@example.com
This position is open until filled.
The Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute has an opening for a part-time, fee-for-service clinician in our Brookline, MA and Acton, MA offices. We are looking for a committed and flexible clinician interested in joining a stimulating and supportive community of professionals, dedicated to serving children, adults and families impacted by trauma & life adversity, and receiving extensive training opportunities to expand their expertise. Clinicians will be working at an internationally recognized center for the assessment and treatment of Traumatic Stress, practicing as part of an intelligent and motivated team of trauma specialists.
Eligible Candidates must:
• Have at least 2 years of post-school/training experience conducting therapy, have worked in an outpatient setting for at least 1 year, and have worked with traumatized families and children
• Be able to see 12-14 clients per week (approx. 20 hours work) and work at least two evenings
• Be available to attend team meetings, didactic training and 1 hour of supervision time weekly
• Be an MA-licensed LISCW, LMHC, Ph.D. or Psy.D. or working toward licensure
• Formal training and experience using one or more of the following trauma interventions is highly desired: EMDR, DBT, IFS, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, treatment of dissociative disorders, expressive art therapy, AEDP, Attachment Focused Treatment and/or ARC.
• Bilingual and multicultural clinicians are encouraged to apply
The Trauma Center/MBHC offers you the following:
• Weekly Supervision with a Trauma Specialist
• Weekly Clinical Team Meeting
• State-of-the-Art Training
• Free and reduced-cost Seminars and Conferences
• Opportunities for Research
• Highly skilled Team members
• Competitive Fee-For-Service Reimbursement
If you have questions, please contact Dr. Marla Zucker. To apply, send a letter of interest, resume/CV, and 3 letters of recommendation to Dr. Marla Zucker, Director of Clinical Services at the Trauma Center at the address below, or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications accepted until the position is filled.
JRI is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds including women, communities of color, the LGBT community and people with disabilities.