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The Institute for Translational Research in Children's Mental Health (ITR) is seeking highly qualified Research Associates to join and support a team of lead faculty researchers: Professors Dante Cicchetti, Institute of Child Development (ICD); Abi Gewirtz, Department of Family Social Science (FSoS); Frank Symons, Department of Educational Psychology (EPsy); and Gerald August, Department of Psychiatry. This is an excellent opportunity to be at the front end of a translational research institute, collaborating with leaders in the field of children's mental health. The Research Associates will support ITR's mission, "To advance research, clinical training, and information dissemination focused specifically on children's mental health and development, ages 0 to 18." Primary responsibilities include supporting the overall development of the institute, initiating and participating in basic and translational research in children's mental health across a broad spectrum from basic research to inform intervention, performing intervention trials, research implementation/dissemination, data analysis, and communication.
This position may involve some travel (conferences) which may include overnights and weekends.
-One or more years of post-degree experience in a field related to children's mental health.
-Demonstrated knowledge and skills in basic and translational research.
-Documented experience with data collection and quantitative research.
-Computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office.
-Three or more years of post-degree experience in a field related to children's mental health.
-Demonstrated experience working independently and initiating projects; expertise in scientific protocol design, and scientific writing.
-Documented experience with grant writing to locate new sources of funding and have a demonstrated record of securing funding.
-Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Grant Proposal Preparation and Funding: 50%
-Search for funding opportunities that align with the mission of ITR.
-Initiate, develop, and maintain partnerships between ITR faculty and local and national funding agencies to secure external funding.
-Participate in the preparation of funding requests and proposals.
-Collaborate with one of the PIs in submission of a series of research proposals to both local and national funding agencies.
-Design templates with standard language for ITR that can be used in various grant applications.
Research Development and Implementation: 40%
-Create and implement timelines, project plans, and identify resources to manage and meet grant deadlines.
-Design scientific protocols, conduct experiments, code and analyze data, and interpret results.
-Conduct literature reviews of scholarly information including, but not limited to, research and clinical training focused on children's mental health and development or other areas of research as guided by direction of ITR funders.
-Assist with the implementation and program development of evidence-based interventions into community practice.
Preparation and Presentation of Findings: 5%
-Co-author and submit manuscripts.
-Publish research findings in leading journals.
-Present on research findings at conferences and colloquia.
-Assist in the dissemination of information on evidence-based treatments and prevention interventions statewide, nationally, and internationally.
-Develop content for annual reports to be submitted to funders as required by grant guidelines.
-Collaborate with ITR team members and communications staff to develop communication strategies for ITR.
-Assist in the design and development of regulatory requirements and reporting documents.
-Other duties as assigned.
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.
Faculty are NOT to be contacted. Please apply via the Employment System at employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=117739
A complete application consists of a cover letter, resume/vitae, contact information for three references, and an unofficial transcript of the highest university course of study completed.
- Works as a Trauma Informed-Care Trainer in the Child and Family Service Agency Child Welfare Training Academy (CWTA), Office of the Deputy Director for Planning, Policy, and Program Support (ODDPPPS), The Trauma Informed-Care Trainer is a licensed clinical social worker who will provide trauma-informed education to social workers, resource parents, and other child welfare and non-child welfare professionals.
- Conducts pre-service and in-service training classes that focus on competency based, trauma informed training, and job skill application, the principles of adult learning, and are consistent with the Child and Family Services Agency's (CFSA) policy and best practice methodology.
- Assesses the CFSA workforce training needs and the design, delivery and evaluation of trainings that promote trauma- informed, evidence-based or best practices supporting recovery and resiliency.
- Delivers trauma focused training in various classroom formats, using relevant training materials such as guides, handouts, class exercises or assessment tools based on a variety of instructional strategies, aids, policy, standards and practical application.
- Collaborates with the Program Manager, CWTA trainers, or other assigned subject matter experts to develop a trauma informed training curriculum. Reviews course evaluation summaries and develops curriculum plan with Program Manager on course revisions as needed.
- Assists in the development with and revision of training curricula; leads in the development and revision as required.
- Develops task-based performance orientated course curricula and lesson plans, designed to achieve maximum participant development and task competencies.
- Expands and/or modifies training material and course content to address the diversity and proficiency levels of participants.
- Conducts course work training based on a variety of instructional strategies, aids, policy, standards and practical application.
- Prepares written and demonstration instructional material which incorporate a variety of material, visual aids and media.
- Utilizes agency policy and guidelines to evaluate, measure and document participant/student progress through written examinations or developmental activities.
- Monitors participant/student progress and consults with program staff to access the nexus between instruction and subsequent job performance.
- Maintains the confidentiality of the information relative to performance results of training and future training recertification dates as required of social workers.
- Recommends administrative and operational proposals for new instructional programs, workshops, seminars and classes to meet standards for CFSA guidelines.
A master's degree in social work from a school accredited by the Council of Social Work Education. At least one year of specialized experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Candidates who are certified in Trauma-Informed Care and Counseling are preferred.
Licensure Requirement: DC Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW) ;a DC Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) is preferred. (Must supply a copy).
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.
Applicants are sought for a one-year Psychology Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in family grief and trauma to begin September 1, 2014. This is a unique opportunity to receive advanced training in grief and trauma assessment, intervention, and community-based research, and to contribute to the emerging child bereavement field through collaborative publications and presentations. This fellowship includes both research and clinical opportunities, with an emphasis on the integration of academic research and evidence-based practice within a community setting. The fellowship involves collaboration with clinical and research staff from Judi’s House and academic faculty from both the University of Colorado Boulder Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
Judi’s House is a non-profit, community-based bereavement center that provides comprehensive, trauma-informed care free of charge to approximately 1,000 grieving children and adult caregivers annually. In a longstanding collaboration with researchers from the University of Colorado, they have been conducting a prospective, longitudinal study on the short- and long-term impact of bereavement and supportive interventions for children and families. This ongoing study currently includes over 2,300 participants, and has been instrumental in shaping services provided at Judi’s House. In conjunction with the newly formed Judith Ann Griese Institute, Judi’s House is developing a collaborative network of researchers, practitioners and community partners aimed at utilizing innovative technology, training and multi-site research to increase access to integrated systems of care that effectively address the unique and diverse needs of the bereaved throughout Colorado and beyond.
Fellowship applicants should have a doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or a related field and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team. We are seeking applicants who have a strong interest in developing a program of research in the area of child and family grief and trauma. The ideal candidate will have previous research experience as well as experience working with grieving and/or traumatized children and families. APA accredited graduate programs and internships preferred. Strong data analytic skills are preferred. Salary is commensurate with level of experience. Benefits include vacation, paid time off, professional development funds and leave and health care coverage.
To apply, please submit: 1) a cover letter specifying interest in this postdoctoral fellowship; previous clinical, research and professional experience relevant to the position; and expectations of personal and/or professional goals that may result from engaging in the fellowship; 2) a current Curriculum Vitae; 3) three letters of recommendation. Please email the above application materials to the fellowship selection committee at HR@judishouse.org, including “Postdoctoral Research Fellowship” in the subject line of the email. Please contact Dr. Ayelet Talmi at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about the position.
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.
Excellent opportunity to accrue hours for licensure. As part of a multidisciplinary team under the clinical direction of Esther Deblinger, Ph.D., co-developer of Trauma-Focused CBT, and Melissa Runyon, Ph.D., responsibilities include conducting psychological evaluations of children who have experienced maltreatment, providing therapy to victims of child sexual and physical abuse, and conducting mental health screenings for children entering foster care. Services are also provided to children exposed to domestic violence and other traumas. Full-time clinical positions are available and for qualified candidates possible clinical fellowship with research focus.
A doctoral degree in Psychology with child clinical experience is preferred.
Please contact Dr. Elisabeth Pollio at 856-566-7036 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information. Please apply on-line at http://rowanuniversity.hodesiq.com. Reference job #13SS005561. Application deadline is 2/01/14. Rowan University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v, and a member of the University Health System of New Jersey.
Design and develop HIPAA-compliant web and database services to support application development and deployment by clinicians and researchers utilizing an array of platforms (RedCAP, Force). Integrate these web services with existing data collection and EHR infrastructure.
Provide technical support and leadership for the web service and database; provide and design tools to assist in the management of the database and client/server environment; provide training to staff in the effective utilization of database; provide data warehousing; assist the team with identifying new solutions to data collection problems generated.
Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to support faculty initiated research projects and engage in team- based problem solving by, for example, identifying innovative approaches for collecting, storing and synthesizing data captured using a variety of electronic data capture systems.
Work requires a Bachelor's degree in mathematics or computer-related field, or equivalent coursework or technical training.
Work requires one year of programming or analytical experience with knowledge of several computer languages, programs or systems. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE.
This position will require the following skills, knowledge, and experience:
- Someone who is able to adjust rapidly to evolving needs of multiple researchers and projects.
- A good understanding and experience of MVC Frameworks.
- Deep understanding of Object Oriented Programming.
- Experience or knowledge on database design, scaling and replication for large-scale use.
- Understanding of core force.com skills including APEX, Visualforce, SOQL, SOSL.
- Significant experience in Application development on Force.com platform using Apex & Visual Force.
- Expert knowledge of PHP, MySQL, Apache and Linux servers.
- Advanced knowledge of both using and administrating Electronic Data Capture systems such as REDCap.
- Experience building REDCap plugins.
Ensure that external and internal regulations and policies governing data management are met including regulations concerning security, auditability, and privacy.
Maintain interface with technology vendor representatives to gather information and resolve software problems.
Maintain liaison with representatives of other IT operations, professional organizations and software vendors to ensure knowledge of current principles and techniques and interoperability with relevant systems.
Collaborate and consult with clinicians and researchers to analyze problems, recommend technology-based solutions, and design computational strategies for a wide range of clinical research.
Participate in development of long range planning for new projects and facilities, serve in an advisory capacity on database procedures and methods.
Contribute to overall strategy and planning for the electronic data capture platform.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
NOTE: Position has funding through 9/30/2014 with possibility of extension.
Send resume and cover letter (via two PDF or Word Documents) to Tracy Bethel at email@example.com.
Salary is dependent on education and experience. Duke University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. For additional information, reference Duke Position Requisition #400779940 at http://www.hr.duke.edu//jobs/apply/external.php
Kennedy Krieger Institute is an internationally recognized facility dedicated to improving the lives of children and adolescents with pediatric developmental disabilities through patient care, special education, research and professional training.
Kennedy Krieger’s clinical programs offer an interdisciplinary approach in treatment tailored to the individual needs of each child. Services include over 40 outpatient clinics; neurobehavioral, rehabilitation and pediatric feeding disorders inpatient units; plus several home and community programs providing services to assist families.
Boating, sandy beaches, mountains and less than an hour away from Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania. Kennedy provides excellent benefits, competitive salaries and this position is an NHSC approved loan repayment site. For more information about loan repayment, see http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loanrepayment/.
A Full-time position at the Department of Psychiatry working in The Family Center at Kennedy Krieger Institute. This position includes a possible faculty appointment with research opportunities at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, depending upon the candidate’s experience.
The Family Center is an outpatient department that specializes in the assessment and treatment of children and families that have experienced or are at risk for neglect, abuse and violence exposure.
Outpatient Psychiatry/ Social Work Mental Health Clinic
We have available a full-time faculty position in the Kennedy Krieger Institute Outpatient Psychiatry/ Social Work Mental Health Program, a program for individuals with neurologic or developmental disorders who may have co-morbid psychiatric disorders.
*For candidates eligible for faculty appointments: Both positions provide a mixture of clinical, teaching and research opportunities, dependent on the interests and skills of the faculty member. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine faculty rank will be commensurate with experience. There are excellent benefits, including partial college tuition remission for dependents (at any college) and tuition remission for faculty members, spouses and dependents for course work performed at the Johns Hopkins University and the Peabody Music Institute.
Both positions require BE/BC in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
The ideal candidate will have experience with trauma-informed therapy for children/families and evidenced-based training experience. The Family Advocacy Center (FAC) has recently won their second federal SAMHSA grant to disseminate Trauma- Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), an evidence-based trauma-informed treatment, to community partners. With this new four-year grant, FAC will continue to be a member of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN), whose mission is to improve the quality, effectiveness, and availability of services for children and families who experience traumatic events.
Baystate Family Advocacy Center, a program of the Baystate Children's Hospital and a nationally accredited Child Advocacy Center, is a child-focused, community oriented, facility-based program in which mental health therapists from many disciplines meet, discuss and make decisions about investigation, treatment and prosecution of child abuse cases.
Our small, multidisciplinary clinical team offers an inclusive, supportive and collaborative environment offering trainings in various models and supervision giving you the resources needed to succeed. Balancing the challenging trauma cases, we offer opportunity to work on special projects which encourage creative, innovated ideas related to the program and acquiring grants which provide the highest level of training to broaden the scope of quality trauma work in the region.
As the Behavioral Health Clinician, you will perform a wide variety of duties involving patient evaluation, case management, treatment, discharge planning and documentation, as well as, provide individual, family and group treatment to children and adolescents who have experienced trauma (victims of sexual abuse, exposure to domestic violence, community violence and other traumas).
Additional responsibilities include;
• Comprehensive, age-specific assessments include a social, psychological, cultural, spiritual, environmental and financial assessment necessary to inform proper therapeutic care.
• Support patients' rights by treating the individual needs in the framework of their specific psychosocial, spiritual, developmental and cultural variables.
• Utilize evidence-based trauma-informed therapies to help patients and their families deal with their trauma history more effectively.
We are seeking an energetic, motivated and passionate mental health professional committed to children who have been impacted by trauma.
• Master's degree in Social Work or other related field is required.
• Minimum licensure level of LCSW is required for this position. Licensed Independent Masters-level Clinician (i.e. LICSW, LMHC) is strongly preferred.
• Experience working with trauma-informed therapy for children/families, evidenced-based training and trauma and traumatic grief experience is strongly preferred.
• Bi-lingual bi-cultural applicants encouraged to apply.
• Demonstrate strong clinical skills
Learn more about the Family Advocacy Center and visit our website to apply on-line www.baystatehealthjobs.com to position umber 63814. Please include a resume with your online application.
Baystate Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. EOE/AA