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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
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
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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 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.
Currently we are seeking an Executive Director to lead the J.E. and Z.B Butler Child Advocacy Center, a program of the Department of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Montefiore. The Butler Center is a Tier I certified hospital based child abuse evaluation and treatment program that provides forensic interviews, medical assessment and mental health treatment to children and families when child abuse is suspected. The position affords an exciting opportunity for a creative individual to expand his or her horizon to strengthen a world class multidisciplinary child abuse evaluation and treatment program in the Bronx. The appropriate candidate will have broad experience that encompasses research development, high level agency and personnel management, and integration of program operations with outside partner agencies. Candidates with an MD degree and academic pediatrics experience are preferred but others with appropriate expertise and experience will be considered. The CAC is seeking an individual with an understanding of the field of child abuse and neglect who is dedicated to leading the program in a new direction. Charismatic interpersonal and leadership skills and a track record in program development, research development, and fundraising are critically important to the position.
Interested applicants should submit a CV via email to:
Marino Jimenez, Sr. Recruiter
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
The mission of the Center for Youth Wellness (CYW) is to improve the health of children and adolescents exposed to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). We do this through three primary activities:
- CYW uses mental health and wellness interventions to prevent and heal the chemical, physiological, and neuro-developmental effects of ACEs.
- CYW improves the competencies and capacities of other youth-serving organizations to identify children with ACEs and make appropriate service plans and referrals.
- CYW develops and disseminates knowledge about ACEs and its consequences to improve policies and practices that affect child health and development.
RELEVANCE OF THE POSITION
The Center for Youth Wellness (CYW) seeks a motivated, energetic Research Assistant to assist the Director of Research in developing and implementing CYW research program on toxic stress and ACEs. The research assistant will work closely with the Director of Research to develop all relevant research documents and will directly work with research participants to collect informed consent and biological specimen as required. He/she will update the patient database with all relevant information and comply with confidential regulations about patients’ data. Finally, he/she will participate and assist in the organization of community-based events and trainings relevant to the research program. Overall, the Research assistant will provide general office management (subject scheduling, data management), technical assistance (collecting, processing, coordinating samples, data, information and data) and serve as the CYW phlebotomist. The Research Assistant will report directly to the Director of Research.
- Knowledge of public health.
- Familiarity with clinical research regulations.
- Knowledge of the Bayview Hunters Point Community history and challenges and demonstrated cultural competency working with this community or similar community preferred.
- Required experience working with low-income communities of color.
- Outstanding communication, technical writing skills and understanding of medical terminology/research.
- Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
- Ability to understand and follow complex, detailed technical instructions.
- Ability to understand and follow basic scientific research protocol and procedure.
- Highly proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint), email, internet.
- Advanced understanding of data management processes.
- Ability to analyze and interpret scientific data and skilled in the use of computerized systems and databases.
- Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
- Ability to thrive in a collaborative, service and mission-driven environment.
- Ability to take initiative.
- Ability to be creative and flexible in day-to-day work.
Required licenses and/or credentials:
- Bachelor’s degree in health related field (1+ year clinical research experience preferred).
- Psychology field preferred. Experience with psychometric assessments preferred.
- Spanish speaking highly preferred
Reports to: The Research Assistant reports to the Director of Research.
This is a full-time position. Salary based on experience and qualifications.
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with “Research Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls please.
Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis (CASGSL), a unit of the Department of Psychology at the University of Missouri – St. Louis is accepting applications for a 1 year postdoctoral fellowship in the area of Child Trauma beginning September 1, 2014, with the possibility of a renewable year. CASGSL is a fully funded Category III site of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network and the Post Doc position is funded through the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (Grant #061114-01). The primary objective for this position is to produce clinicians who are well versed in the practice, supervision and training of evidenced based practice used to treat childhood traumatic stress. Fellows will be working on the Families Learning About Recovery Strategies (FLARES) project which provides simultaneous treatment of children and their caregivers who have experienced trauma. Training includes opportunities for assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning, outpatient individual, and family treatment as well as opportunities for supervision of student trainees and training of community clinicians all under the guidance of a clinical supervisor. Fellows provide services to a diverse clientele of children and families.
Applicants will have completed an APA-accredited internship and all requirements for a doctoral degree in Clinical/Counseling Psychology prior to an anticipated September 1, 2014 start date. Training and practice implementing Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is preferred. Fellows will receive sufficient supervision for licensure and may be eligible for the federal loan repayment program. In addition to a 12-month competitive stipend, Fellows will be eligible for the University benefit package including medical, dental and life insurance and paid professional liability insurance.
First consideration will be given to complete applications received by February 1, 2014.
To apply, please send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, documentation of TF-CBT training, three reference letters, a report writing sample and graduate transcript to: Natalie Wilcox, Ph.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis, Weinman Building, Upper Level, University of Missouri – St. Louis, One University Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63121-4499. The University of Missouri – St. Louis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.
The Peacock Foundation works with high risk and at risk youth through out Los Angeles and Orange County. We provide an 8 week introduction to therapy program that educated those most in need about access to Mental Health and work to break down negative schemas about therapy. To increase our rapport and effectiveness with have developed animal assisted interventions into our program. We require a 16 week commitment for training and program facilitation. We interview 2 times a year and are always accepting applications.
ANDRUS is seeking a talented, self-motivated, curious and hard-working professional to join our residential program for girls. Clinical social workers are key members of the clinical team, and are primarily responsible for the children and families on their caseload. This responsibility means compiling a thorough history and assessment of the children and family through varied means, developing a comprehensive treatment plan along with the entire treatment team, leading and facilitating the team’s efforts to assist the children and families’ growth and change, and providing innovative treatment approaches both with the individual children and with the family when able.
The clinical social worker provides individual, family, and group therapy using a range of therapeutic models and techniques. She or he maintains accurate and timely paperwork, monitors and leads the treatment plan review process and is an active and involved member of the campus teams. She or he is responsible for providing clinical practices that are highly effective, and participate in the ongoing acquisition of knowledge, a core commitment of both the agency and the department.
The clinical social worker is also responsible for successfully representing the agency at ongoing meetings, to include CSE reviews, treatment planning conferences, court hearings, and other professionally related events. Excellent communication with children, families and school districts is a must.
It is required that the candidate possess an LCSW. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, strong skills in a variety of software applications, and strong organizational skills. Clinical experience with trauma-informed treatment is a must. Valid driver’s license in good standing required. Applicants of color are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 914-965-3883.
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