Director

Director of Intern Training

Organization: 
Children’s Institute Inc.
Location: 
Los Angeles
Summary: 

Children’s Institute is a compassionate, innovative leader in the fields of trauma focused treatment, youth development and early childhood and family support services.  More than 24,000 children and families in some of Los Angeles’ most underserved communities benefit from CII’s commitment to developing and maintaining an investigative learning approach. The work of CII stretches across many disciplines and program structures in order to positively affect the lives of children and families in Los Angeles insuring compliance to all relevant professional regulations and program service, documentation and billing expectations.

This Position Requires:

  • 5 years of managerial, supervisory experience.
  • Doctoral degree in Psychology or Master degree in Social Work required, depending on program.

The Director of Intern Training oversees all the agency internship programs including managing all aspects of recruitment and selection of APA internship, organizing all internship training activities, conducting training seminars, providing direct clinical supervision, working closely with regional managers to coordinate all aspects of clinical experience for interns including monitoring and

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

 

  • Manages APA internship recruitment and selection activities, including development of related materials and website content.
  • Develops and manages the APA intern training schedule.
  • Conducts seminars and training activities, as needed.
  • Provides clinical supervision to all APA interns.
  • Provides administrative supervision to APA program and interns.
  • Monitors and ensures compliance with direct service and professional regulations and expectations by the interns, including timely and thorough documentation of the services they provide.
  • Insures full compliance and ongoing certification of the internship program through the governing body.
  • Provides administrative supervision to MSW internship coordinator and other internship programs agency-wide.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the direct reports.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Medical Director

Organization: 
DePelchin Children’s Center
Location: 
Texas
Summary: 

DePelchin Children’s Center is the leading center in Texas for children’s well-being, with a focus on a mental health, foster care and adoption services. For more than 120 years, DePelchin has been turning lives around with comprehensive care for children, including psychiatric services, counseling, programs for at-risk youths, parent education, residential treatment, foster care and adoption. In keeping with the mission of the organization and building upon its solid reputation throughout greater Houston, DePelchin is establishing a training institute that will be dedicated to advancing professional knowledge.
JOB RESPONSIBILITES
DePelchin Children’s Center (DCC) is currently seeking a board-certified Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist for the position of Medical Director. This position has both administrative and clinical duties. As an administrator, the Medical Director will oversee/supervise clinical services and medical care provided by psychiatrists employed by DePelchin Psychiatric Services (DPS), including monitoring of healthcare compliance and medical records, coordinate scheduling of psychiatrists, develop and review policies and procedures for DPS, and support the psychiatric needs of DCC. As a clinician, the Medical Director will also provide psychiatric services, including psychiatric assessments and medication evaluation and management. In addition, this position will provide consultation with DCC staff, and modest on-call emergency phone coverage.  There are opportunities for adjunct faculty appointments available through Baylor College of Medicine and/or the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.  Compensation is competitive for an opportunity to join an organization with a wonderful mission.
QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION:
•    Medical Degree required from an accredited medical school.

CERTIFICATION:
•    Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible leadership roles in healthcare.

•    Board Certified Child Psychiatrist eligible for licensure to practice medicine in the state of Texas.

•    Certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

DePelchin Children’s Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
 

Contact: 

To apply visit: www.depelchin.org or email resume to cdosie@depelchin.org

Director for the Campus Division

Organization: 
ANDRUS
Summary: 

ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children and their families by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.

ANDRUS is looking for a Director for the Campus Division, a pivotal administrative role. The Director of Campus Division is a member of the senior leadership operations team who oversees all service components of the Campus Division; direct reports include Director of Residential Services, 2 Clinical Director positions, School Principal, and Chief Nurse. The Director of Campus Division is responsible for the selection, training and supervision of all campus staff and the safe and effective operations of campus programs to ensure that operations comply with all local, state and federal regulations governing such programs. The Director ensures the various services (Residential, Educational, Clinical, Admissions and Health) are well coordinated and work in concert to meet the complex needs of the children in residential care and programs and are managed in a fiscally sound manner. Knowledge of OCFS and Justice Center residential guidelines is essential to collaborate appropriately with the Quality Assurance and Compliance portion of our programming. This position additionally requires extensive knowledge in residential and educational budgeting, staff scheduling, and managing cost-effective programs. Furthermore, this position requires being on-call on a 24/7 basis to ensure the safety and well-being of children residing on campus; therefore, the ideal candidate will live locally to our Yonkers campus.
 

Qualifications: 

The core qualities the ideal candidate will possess for this position include:

Leadership – Possess integrity and vision and be able to communicate the same. Ability to manage division's 22 million dollar budget effectively with the support and oversight of COO.
Managing People - Includes managing senior level staff in strategic planning and decision making for the School, Residential Program, Clinical Department and Health Center; Takes responsibility for effective implementation of plans for division; able to manage competing priorities and manage concerns and needs of parents, students, staff and other stakeholders; Provides regular performance feedback and lead department heads in doing the same; develop skills of campus management team and encourage growth; solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); Fosters quality focus in others; improves processes, products and services; Continually works to improve supervisory skills and quality of care for the children and families that we serve.
High Energy Level – Able to successfully manage a high volume of communication, calls, emails, and competing and multiple priorities.
Personal Motivation – Possess the internal drive and motivation to excel. Must be available to respond and direct the efforts of leadership appropriately during times of crisis.
Relationship Builder – Able to develop positive relationships with staff, children and parents. Able to represent ANDRUS effectively.
Negotiation Skills – Able to be collaborative and persuasive working towards a win-win result for all parties.

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

•    Master’s Degree in a human services related field; LCSW preferred
•    Minimum of six years supervisory/administration experience with two years preferably in a children’s residential setting.  Must have extensive prior experience working with children with serious emotional disturbances.
•    Knowledge of trauma-informed care and programming
•    High level of personal organization
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills
•    Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values
•    Valid Driver’s License

Contact: 

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to HR-JP Department at 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax 914-965-3883.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Clinical Services Director

Organization: 
Safe Shores – The D.C. Children’s Advocacy Center
Location: 
Washington, DC
Summary: 

Safe Shores – The D.C. Children’s Advocacy Center provides intervention, hope and healing for children and families affected by abuse, trauma and violence in the District of Columbia, and prevents child abuse through education and training. Safe Shores is an organization striving for excellence as a service provider, employer and small business. Safe Shores values respect, integrity, excellence, compassion, teamwork, constant learning and innovation. We are seeking a highly capable, experienced, respected and resourceful mental health services professional who is passionate about creating and implementing innovative, effective solutions to help children and families heal.


Working in a child-friendly facility, housing several public and private agencies, the Clinical Services Program Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Clinical Services Program, including clinical supervision; oversight of and quality assurance for the provision of
trauma-focused mental health interventions with child victims, their siblings, and non-offending family members; as well as clinical consultation to the multi-disciplinary team (MDT) that investigates child sexual and physical abuse cases in the District of Columbia; and ensuring effective/appropriate interactions with the judicial system. As a senior level manager, the Clinical Services Director participates on the Management Team and is expected to help guide
and advance the mission of the organization in all ways and to contribute to fostering and maintaining a positive, productive and constructive work environment.


This position is required to participate in an on-call rotation for after-hours and weekend support for forensic interviews. This position is a mandated reporter for child abuse and neglect under the District of Columbia Statute § 4-1321.02.


Essential Qualifications

  • Master’s or doctorate degree in psychology, social work, or related field; clinical license in your field in the District of Columbia (LICSW, LPC, or licensed psychologist)
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience working full-time within a mental health/social service setting providing mental health services to children and adolescents; at least 4 years of experience supervising full-time clinical staff
  • Post-graduate training completed in trauma-focused interventions and modalities
    including trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with different theoretical and intervention models including developmental theories, attachment theories, crisis intervention theories, the dynamics of intra- and extra-familial child abuse, and the DSM-V
  • Proven ability to effectively supervise, motivate and lead staff
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally with diverse individuals and
    groups
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children and adolescents up to 17 years of age
  • Familiarity with and a disposition toward the multi-disciplinary team approach to the investigation and prosecution of child abuse cases
  • Demonstrated ability to testify effectively in civil and criminal proceedings
  • Superb interpersonal skills; high level of cultural competence
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to work independently
  • Familiarity with and a disposition toward the multi-disciplinary team approach to the investigation and prosecution of child abuse cases
  • High level of comfort with technology and proficiency with MS Office applications and the internet
  • Ability to successfully pass Child Protection Registry clearance and criminal background check


Preferred Additional Qualifications

  • Experience working in a Children’s Advocacy Center setting, pediatric organization ortraumatic stress center
  • Oral and written Spanish language fluency
  • Knowledge of or familiarity with criminal investigative, social services and legal systems in the District of Columbia
  • Relationships within the region, including community, organization and university partnerships
     

Primary Areas of Responsibility

  • Provide individual supervision to therapists and interns; conduct quarterly and annual performance appraisals. Participate in the hiring and training of full-time and part-time staff when applicable. Develop and monitor yearly professional development plans with supervisees
  • Implement work plans for program area that are based on the organization’s overall strategic plan; develop yearly service projections and program budget; submit program reports and statistics as required
  • Maintain and assure the integrity and accuracy of program data, statistics and service provision; the quality and confidentiality of electronic and paper case file; and the appropriate use of program supplies and other inventory
  • Serve as part of the organization’s Management Team
  • Conduct therapeutic sessions with children, adolescents, and parents; conduct psychosocial assessments to identify strengths, needs, and appropriate interventions; develop case goals and document progress; conduct pre- and post-tests with clients
  • Assign cases and track program caseloads
  • Participate in MDT and organization-wide planning efforts.
  • Participate in ongoing training and professional development activities including supervision with the Deputy Director
  • Serve as a member of the organization management team and participate in development projects to build financially sustainable programs
     

Other Duties

  • Respond to crisis situations with clients and identify/plan with staff regarding secondary trauma issues
  • Provide non-offending family members with clinical consultation, parent education, and therapeutic referrals
  • Represent the Clinical Services Program at MDT Case Reviews and share appropriate insight and information with MDT members; collaborate with team members in planning care for children/adolescents and arrange services
  • Organize, coordinate and conduct weekly clinical case review with clinical staff and biweekly case review with all program staff
  • With the Deputy Director, coordinate and participate in in-service training sessions on relevant topics, such as engaging clients, child development, and secondary trauma
  • Consult with members of the multi-disciplinary team as requested or as deemed necessary
  • Other reasonable duties as assigned
     

 

Contact: 

Eligible candidates must submit all of the following information by December 31, 2015, to be considered for the position.
1. Curriculum Vitae or resume
2. Proof of Licensure in the District of Columbia
3. Personal statement indicating your interest in the position and how your experiences will benefit Safe Shores
4. Three professional references (must include: name, current title, address, phone number and email address)

Application materials should be submitted via email in MS Word or pdf format to jobs@safeshores.org (subject line should read “CSD Search – [Applicant’s Name])” or mailed to 429 "O" Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001, Attn: CSD Search. No direct contacts will be accepted.

Director, Trauma Recovery Center and Child and Adolescent Advocacy and Resource Center

Organization: 
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry
Location: 
San Francisco
Summary: 

The UCSF Department of Psychiatry invites applications for a Director of the Trauma Recovery Center (TRC) and Child and Adolescent Support Advocacy and Resource Center (CASARC) at the San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH). This is a full time position and will be appointed at the Associate or Full Professor rank, in a series commensurate with experience. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2016 or thereafter. TRC is an award-winning, nationally recognized program that is designed to increase access to services for victims of interpersonal violence. The TRC is a multidisciplinary team, serving some of California’s most vulnerable individuals. Our target population includes victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, gunshot injuries, stabbings and family members of homicide victims and survivors of political torture and individuals with traumatic brain injury. The TRC has developed a new model of clinically and cost-effective care for adult victims of interpersonal violence, combining outreach, case management, assistance with law enforcement, substance-abuse treatment, and trauma-informed therapy to deal with the emotional wounds inflicted by interpersonal violence.

CASARC provides specialized services to children, adolescents (up to age 18) and their families who have experienced trauma. This includes sexual abuse and physical abuse and witnessing severe violence. Services include forensic interviews, state evidentiary medical exams, screening interviews, crisis intervention, case management, clinical assessments, trauma focused psychotherapy for individuals, groups and families and education for community providers including teachers, physicians, and child welfare workers.

The Director will lead both organizations by directing, organizing, and evaluating the administrative and clinical operations. He or she will oversee all teaching and training aspects, including the teaching of medical students, psychiatric residents, pre- and post-doctoral psychology and social work interns assigned to TRC and CASARC. Candidates must have a proven track record in seeking and obtaining additional funding through grant writing and other mechanisms and must be able to foster and support clinical services research within these programs. Finally, the Director reports to the Executive Director of TRC and CASARC.

Qualifications: 
  • PhD or PsyD in Clinical Psychology from an APA approved graduate program, and licensed by the California Board of Psychology at the time of appointment or have an MD, board certified in psychiatry, and licensed to practice medicine in California at the time of appointment
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in clinical administration and program development
  • Demonstrated leadership skills

Preferred:

  • Strong vision, enthusiasm and leadership skills
  • Experience in supervising and teaching a multidisciplinary staff and trainees
  • Clinical knowledge and skills in providing evidence-based, trauma-focused treatment
  • Experience working with culturally diverse, low-income and medically indigent patient populations
  • Bilingual applicants are strongly encouraged to apply

Trauma Informed Care Program Director

Organization: 
Copper River Native Association
Location: 
Tazlina, Alaska
Summary: 

This position provides day-to-day oversight and management of CRNA’s Trauma Informed Care (TIC) Project.

Job Duties

  • Provides and/or coordinates TIC education, training, consultation, and policy development for the board and staff to transition CRNA to a TIC organization.
  • Provides and/or coordinates TIC education, training, and clinical supervision for the BH counselors and clinicians.
  • Provides and/or coordinates TIC education and consultation to members of the Copper River Regional Health Network (CRRHN) to develop a regional TIC network for victims of DV/SV and families.
  • Provides and/or coordinates TIC education, training, and consultation to Wellness Advocates to develop a TIC Wellness Program.
  • Provides and/or coordinates public education on the effects of historical, personal, developmental and other forms of trauma experienced by Ahtna Tribal members of CRNA’s compacted villages and options for recovering from trauma-related behavioral health problems.
  • Develops and implements TIC healing programs for Ahtna Tribal members of CRNA’s compacted villages.
  • Provides on-call Emergency Services on a rotating basis with clinical staff.
  • Provides and/or supervises TIC services to victims of DV/SV and their families.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Ability

  • Knowledge and experience with TIC assessment and treatment.
  • Knowledge and experience with program development.
  • Knowledge and experience abiding by HIPAA regulations and maintaining client privacy.
  • Strong understanding and sensitivity to Alaska Native culture and lifestyle, with demonstrated experience working effectively with Alaska Native population.
  • Strong written, analytical, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills with sensitivity to lifestyles of targeted participants.
  • Skills in operating personal computer using a variety of computer software.
  • Ability to effectively respond to emergency situations.
  • Ability to keep accurate records and produce timely and accurate written reports.
  • Ability to learn and apply program/agency operating policies and procedures.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks concurrently and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships, including outside contacts.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with teams.
Qualifications: 

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY

  • Knowledge and experience with TIC assessment and treatment.
  • Knowledge and experience with program development.
  • Knowledge and experience abiding by HIPAA regulations and maintaining client privacy.
  • Strong understanding and sensitivity to Alaska Native culture and lifestyle, with demonstrated experience working effectively with Alaska Native population.
  • Strong written, analytical, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills with sensitivity to lifestyles of targeted participants.
  • Skills in operating personal computer using a variety of computer software.
  • Ability to effectively respond to emergency situations.
  • Ability to keep accurate records and produce timely and accurate written reports.
  • Ability to learn and apply program/agency operating policies and procedures.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks concurrently and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships, including outside contacts.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with teams.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience)

  • Master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or related field, and
  • Five (5) years of experience in clinical work in the behavioral health field
  • Two (2) years of clinical supervision experience in behavioral health field.
  • A combination of experience, education, and training may substitute for degree requirements on a year for year basis.
     

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience)

  • Master’s degree in psychology or social work.
  • Ten (10) years of clinical work in behavioral health field.

 

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience)

  • Master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or related field, and
  • Five (5) years of experience in clinical work in the behavioral health field
  • Two (2) years of clinical supervision experience in behavioral health field.
  • A combination of experience, education, and training may substitute for degree requirements on a year for year basis.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience)

  • Master’s degree in psychology or social work. Ten (10) years of clinical work in behavioral health field.

 

Contact: 

Pete Peschang
Behavioral Health Director
Copper River Native Association
ppeschang@crnative.org

Executive Director

Organization: 
Montefiore Medical Center- J.E and Z.B Child Advocacy Center
Location: 
Bronx, NY
Summary: 

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.

Contact: 

Interested applicants should submit a CV via email to:
Marino Jimenez, Sr. Recruiter
majimene@montefiore.org

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