Licensed Mental Health Clinician

Organization: Children’s Bureau of New Orleans and Jefferson Children’s Advocacy Center
New Orleans, LA

Children’s Bureau of New Orleans, in partnership with the Jefferson Children’s Advocacy Center (JCAC), is currently seeking a licensed clinical professional (LCSW, LPC, or LMFT) to provide trauma-focused, mental health services to child victims of physical and sexual abuse and child witnesses to violent crimes. Duties for this position include, but are not limited to: providing weekly individual counseling sessions to a caseload of child abuse victims/witnesses ages 4-17; providing parenting support, resources and psychoeducation to non-offending parents/caregivers about common reactions of trauma in children; conducting home and school visits as necessary; being an active participant in the Jefferson Parish Multidisciplinary Team (MDT); as well as, attending bi-weekly team meetings in order to help better coordinate services for child abuse victims.

  • Experience providing community- based services
  • Experience with the criminal justice/court system
  • Working knowledge of child development and effects of trauma
Skills and Knowledge Required: 
  • Ability to clinically conceptualize a variety of cases including complex trauma, challenging behaviors issues, attachment problems, and other issues associated with victims of child abuse and their families.
  • bility to work with a diverse population of clients using an evidence-based, trauma-focused clinical approach.
  • Ability to intervene with clients and their families in distress or in need of extra support/crisis response.
  • Ability to help clients navigate different systems involved throughout the process of child abuse investigation and prosecution, including the forensic medical exam, criminal justice system and DCFS (child protection).
  • Ability to serve as a clinical consultant to the MDT on issues relevant to child trauma and evidence-based treatment, as well as support the MDT in the monitoring of treatment progress and outcomes.
  • Flexibility to occasionally work with families and community members outside of regular business hours.
  • Ability to organize and manage time independently.
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have reliable transportation.

Interested applicants should send their resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Please include: Licensed Mental Health Clinician- JCAC in the subject line.

Bilingual Project Clinician/Therapist

Silver School of Social Work, New York University (NYU)
New York, NY

The Safe Mothers, Safe Children (SMSC) Project is an exciting collaboration between ACS and Silver School of Social Work, NYU. The initiative aims to improve the identification, case management, and treatment of mothers with trauma-related disorders who are raising young children, and receiving child welfare preventive services to reduce the risk of repeat maltreatment and to improve positive parenting.

We are currently recruiting for a full-time bilingual project clinician to deliver an evidence-based mental health treatment for mothers in preventive services with histories of trauma/PTSD. Responsibilities for this position will include, but not be limited to:

  • Assess new referrals to the project
  • Deliver manualized mental health intervention in child welfare settings
  • Coordinate intervention delivery with agency staff and clients
  • Maintain fidelity to the intervention guidelines and ensure client engagement
  • Maintain session notes, project assessments and coordinate with project coordinator regarding data requirements
  • Comply with current IRB regulatory requirements and procedures, including continuing education on ethics and conduct of research, consenting and assenting clients according to IRB standard guidelines and maintaining regulatory binder.
  • Provide technical assistance and training to staff from contract agencies;
  • Assist with project management and organization;
  • Assist with database management and data analysis; and
  • Assist with papers and presentations.
  • Participate in staff meetings and case discussions


Skills and Knowledge Required: 
  • LMSW, LCSW, PhD, or PsyD licensed or license eligible in the state of New York
  • Clinical supervision will be provided.
  • 3 years of experience providing evidence based clinical interventions
  • Bilingual (English-Spanish) a must
  • Experience with research, project management, and collection of research assessments is a plus
  • Knowledge of evidence-based trauma interventions and child welfare
  • Flexibility around work hours is preferred; willingness to travel to the agency sites.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and team work skills



Opportunities exist for clinical and outcomes research, clinical supervision. Training on trauma based interventions will be provided. Salary is commensurate with experience. For consideration, please send a resume and any relevant materials to Geetanjali Chugh at and Sasha Stok at


Baystate Health is seeking a Full-time Behavioral Health Clinician

Baystate Health
Springfield, MA

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.



•    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

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