Clinician

Baystate Health is seeking a Full-time Behavioral Health Clinician

Organization: 
Baystate Health
Location: 
Springfield, MA
Summary: 

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.

 

Qualifications: 

•    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

Clinician

Organization: 
Chadwick Center for Children and Families, Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego
Location: 
San Diego, CA
Summary: 

The Chadwick Center for Children and Families at Rady Children’s Hospital is currently seeking a full-time clinician to provide therapy to children who have experienced trauma, including sexual abuse, physical abuse, and exposure to domestic violence.  The Chadwick  Center offers  programs  and  services  that  provide  for  the  prevention,  identification  and  treatment  of  abused  and traumatized  children,  as  well  as  to  families  impacted  by  domestic  violence,  and  is  one  of  the  largest  hospital-based  child  advocacy  and  trauma treatment centers in the nation, with a combined staff of more than 75 professionals in the fields of medicine, social work, psychology, psychiatry, child  development,  nursing,  and  education  technology. 

Applicants must have a Master’s degree or Doctorate in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field, be licensed or license-eligible in California, and be bilingual in English/Spanish.  Priority will be given to licensed applicants who have at least a minimum of 1 year experience serving abused, traumatized, or at-risk children and families and are experienced in the provision of Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Child-Parent Psychotherapy, or other trauma-focused evidence-based treatment.  The ideal candidate has strong written and oral communication skills, works effectively in a team environment, has knowledge of the child welfare and legal systems, is skilled at developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with others (clients, caregivers, co-workers, professionals from other agencies and organizations), and is committed to principles of cultural competency.

Please submit a cover letter and resume/CV (including three references) via e-mail to:
Lisa Conradi, Psy.D.
Director of Clinical Operations
Chadwick Center for Children and Families
Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego
E-mail: lconradi@rchsd.org
 

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