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The National Center for Child Traumatic Stress (NCCTS), the national coordinating center for the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN), is seeking applicants for the position of Improvement Advisor for its Training and Implementation Program. The NCTSN is a unique federally funded initiative that seeks to improve the quality, effectiveness, and availability of care and services for children and families who are exposed to a wide range of traumatic experiences, including physical and sexual abuse; domestic, school, and community violence; natural disasters and terrorism; and life-threatening injury and illness. The NCCTS, co-located at UCLA and Duke University, leads the coordination of NCTSN activities through multiple program areas, and provides support and facilitation for collaborations across the Network’s 79 funded centers, 90 Affiliate members, and multiple external partners. Visit www.NCTSN.org for more organizational information.
The Improvement Advisor will provide leadership in the area of quality improvement activities and consultation of NCTSN agencies leading Quality Collaborative initiatives (e.g. Learning Collaboratives and Breakthrough Series Collaboratives). The goal of Quality Collaboratives is to sustainably implement evidence-based child mental health practices into agencies and communities around the country. This full-time position will be a Duke University employee based in Durham, NC and require occasional travel across the country (average of 2 nights out of town per month). For more on the NCCTS Quality Collaborative framework, please click here.
• Serve as primary consultant to agencies leading Quality Collaboratives
• Assist in the development of improvement measures (metrics) to track implementation progress
• Design data collection procedures and reports
• Partner with implementation and content experts to assist Collaborative faculty improve strategies and practices
• Provide training, coaching, and documentation of quality improvement strategies
• Use best practices in implementation science and quality improvement tools to address issues around sustainability of evidence-based practices
• Develop, administer, and analyze results of process and outcome evaluation tools
• Provide assistance in report preparation
• Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g. healthcare administration or public health with quality/systems emphasis, psychology, human factors experience)
• Demonstrated experience serving as a project manager or supervising project managers (preferably in a healthcare field)
• Knowledge of and experience applying quality improvement methodology and tools
• Understanding of evidence-based mental health practice (prefer experience in the child trauma field)
• Experience developing and analyzing evaluation measures
• Working knowledge of analysis of performance indicators and graphical displays of information
• Demonstrated success working with agency leaders/ administrators to impact agency activities/ procedures
• Prefer experience training and/ or developing educational materials aimed at adult learners
• Other abilities include strong problem-solving skills, flexibility, and ability to encourage change and stimulate innovative thinking under adverse conditions and short deadlines.
Employee will be a full-time Duke University employee with full Duke benefits. The salary range is expected to be in the mid to upper $50,000s based on education and years of relevant experience.
Applicants should send a letter of interest and résumé via e-mail to:
Nick Tise, Duke University
Duke University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. For additional information, reference Duke Position Requisition # 400866477 at http://www.hr.duke.edu//jobs/apply/external.php
VHBG has an excellent opportunity for a proven leader in mental health services to expand Clinical and Community-Based Services. We have a strong plan in place to grow quality programs and are looking for someone with the skills and resources to execute that plan. Our current services include Outpatient Counseling, Intensive In-Home Counseling, Home-Based Services, Mentoring, and Psychiatry. The Director will meet DBHDS and DSS licensing requirements for administration of services at a minimum to include; a Master’s Degree in a human services related field and licensed in clinical social work (LCSW) or professional counseling (LPC). Substantive experience in clinical leadership and supervision in a licensed mental health agency preferred. Expertise in Trauma-Informed Care a plus.
If interested please go to www.vhbg.org to complete an application, and submit resume and cover letter. Human Resources, VHBG, 8716 W. Broad Street, Henrico, VA 23294 Fax: (804) 270-0479
Virginia Home for Boys and Girls, established in 1846, believes that Central Virginia’s children and families should have access to a quality, innovative, and individualized array of resources that enable them to be safe, strong, and successful in their lives.
The Senior Associate will work on multiple initiatives focused on implementation of evidence-based practices for children, predominantly on trauma-focused practices. The Child Health and Development Institute (CHDI) is the Coordinating Center for multiple implementation, training, and quality improvement programs focused on improving care for children exposed to traumatic events. These initiatives span the Connecticut behavioral health, child welfare, law enforcement, and juvenile justice systems. The primary responsibilities of this position will be to oversee implementation activities, to infuse implementation science and research, and to participate as a faculty member in implementation activities.
Candidates must meet all of the following requirements:
• Possess a Ph.D. in psychology, public health, social work, child development, or closely related field, with at least 2 years post-graduate work experience
• At least one year experience with program implementation/implementation of evidence-based practices
• At least two years’ experience with children’s behavioral health and associated evidence-based treatments
• Evidence of scholarly publication and research
• Must be extremely organized, efficient, and a good team player
• Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be comfortable collaborating with a range of professionals (e.g. behavioral health, child welfare, juvenile justice, law enforcement)
Some or all of the following are highly desired:
• Experience with trauma-focused treatment models, including TF-CBT
• Experience with research design and evaluation, particularly implementation science research
• Experience with quality improvement of behavioral health treatments and using data to inform practice
• Training in trauma-informed care and/or evidence-based practices
• Experience with the Learning Collaborative/Breakthrough Series model
• Experience with training, especially related to trauma and/or evidence-based practices
• Knowledge of the child welfare, juvenile justice, law enforcement, and/or mental health systems in Connecticut
• Experience with large data sets and statistical analysis using SPSS
• Experience managing grant/contract budgets
Responsibilities will likely include:
• Apply implementation science and research to evidence-based practice implementation initiatives, primarily using the Breakthrough Series Collaborative/learning collaborative methodology
• Develop and monitor implementation and sustainability strategies and plans
• Develop evaluation plans and analyze implementation data for quality improvement/evaluation purposes
• Participate as an implementation team/faculty member in training and consultation activities
• Assist with development of publications and research reports
• Supervision of project staff
• Manage project budgets
• Assisting with grant/contract applications and reporting requirements
• Work with staff from state agencies and/or behavioral health providers to inform development of implementation and consultation activities
Compensation will be based on experience, and a generous benefit package is provided.
CHDI is an independent, non-profit subsidiary of the Children’s Fund of Connecticut, which was established in 1992. Working in partnership with state and regional agencies, hospitals, universities, and other organizations, we combine direct funding with research, policy analysis, advocacy, and technical assistance.
The mission of the Institute is to improve the quality of care for all children, emphasizing family-centered, comprehensive care that encompasses both physical and behavioral health. Collaborating with the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, the University of Connecticut, and Yale University, we strive to advance sustainable improvements in primary and preventive health and mental health care practices and policy for all the state's children, with a particular focus on disadvantaged or underserved children and families. CHDI develops, trains, disseminates, evaluates, and expands effective models of practice in children’s health, mental health, child welfare, juvenile justice, education, and other settings.
Only applicants meeting the qualifications described will be considered. To apply, email (1) a current CV and (2) cover letter with qualifications, specifically addressing your experience related to the job responsibilities above, to Lori Schon at firstname.lastname@example.org. Position is available immediately, will remain open until filled, and is contingent upon available funding.
The Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut is committed to providing equal access to our employment environment and ensures that all employment-related decisions are in accord with the principles of equal opportunity.
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.
Applications are being accepted for one (possibly two) post‑doctoral fellowship in community-based trauma treatments for post-Hurricane Sandy recovery focusing on Child and Adolescent populations. Funded as part of a full trauma services grant from NYS Department of Child and Family Services, the position begins September 1, 2014 and is funded through September, 2015.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in related field of Psychology (Clinical, Counseling School-Clinical Combined), experience with childhood trauma, experience in school settings, and training in cognitive-behavior therapy preferred. The applicant should have the organizational skills necessary to manage the daily operations of a large-scale implementation across numerous schools. The fellow will be involved in all aspects of the program including (but not limited to): prevention programming, recruitment, outreach, training, supervision of other psychology trainees, treatment implementation (CBITS & TF-CBT primarily) and data management and analysis, with possible manuscript preparation and publications. This opportunity is a limited grant-funded position and IS NOT part of our APA accredited Child Clinical Fellowship. Candidates must have completed all requirements for doctoral degree and be eligible for a New York State Limited Permit to practice. Groups historically under-represented in Psychology are encouraged to apply.
Salary is $37,500 per annum with full benefits. Interested applicants should send an email with their curriculum vitae, a brief statement of interests and goals, copy of student transcript and minimum of two letters of recommendation to Peter J. D’Amico, Ph.D., ABPP, Director of Child & Adolescent Psychology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Division of Child and Adolescent. Please send application materials together in one email to: email@example.com
Judi’s House is a community-based, nonprofit bereavement center for children and families located in Denver, Colorado. Cofounded
by former NFL quarterback Brian Griese, who lost his own mother to cancer when he was 12, and his wife, Dr. Brook
Griese, a child clinical psychologist, the vision of Judi’s House is a world where no child has to feel alone in grief.
In order to achieve this vision, Judi’s House is committed to providing comprehensive, innovative services for bereaved youth
and families at Judi’s House as well as in school- and community-based bereavement groups throughout metro-Denver and
beyond. Judi’s House is also committed to contributing scholarly knowledge about the diverse needs of the bereaved and the
impact of varied grief support services through an ongoing, collaborative research initiative with the University of Colorado.
By integrating practice, research and community, Judi’s House is in a unique position to create social change around the issue
of childhood bereavement and serve as a national leader in the effort to increase access to effective, individualized care for the
bereaved. Towards this effort, Judi’s House has recently established the JAG Institute, a center of learning focused on
expanding the evaluation, research, training and technology initiatives necessary to successfully disseminate trauma-informed
Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the Director of Evaluation and Research will support Judi’s House in evaluating the
overall effectiveness of its interventions and programs while monitoring individual differences in the development of grieving
youth and families. This position requires in-depth knowledge of program evaluation, research methods, intervention design
and evaluation in a community-based participatory research setting. As a member of the senior leadership team, the Director of
Evaluation and Research will guide strategic planning for evaluation and research of Judi’s House programs, determine future
evaluation and research initiatives, and collaborate in disseminating programs through the JAG Institute. The position involves
close collaboration with clinical staff from Judi’s House and academic faculty and staff from both the University of Colorado
Boulder Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
The ideal candidate would have specific experience with program evaluation of non-profit organizations, collaborative
evaluation projects, and intervention and outcomes evaluations for preventative programs. Background in evaluation and
research in the areas of grief, bereavement, trauma, child development and/or at-risk youth and families is preferred.
JUDI’S HOUSE ATTRIBUTES & COMPETENCIES
Judi’s House expects to achieve its vision by adhering to 3 core values: RESPECT, ACCOUNTABILITY, and COMPASSION. Nothing
is more important than having a team of people that incorporate these values and hold each other accountable for living this
culture every day at Judi’s House:
Respect – For each member of the Judi’s House team, all Judi’s House constituents, and their personal role in the organization.
Accountability – Effective members of the Judi’s House team are hard working, dependable, and willing to make appropriate
sacrifices to meet team goals.
Compassion – For the children and families who seek our help. A good fit for Judi’s House is someone who is passionate about
giving back in ways that are meaningful and measurable.
Integrity – Does not cut corners ethically, ever. Earns trust and maintains confidences.
Positive Attitude – High energy and enthusiasm for the work they do. There is nothing this person cannot accomplish with
adequate time and resources.
Intelligence – Demonstrates an ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing environments.
Organized and Efficient– Ability to focus on key priorities and produce results with minimal wasted effort.
Persistence – Demonstrates tenacity & willingness to tackle difficult situations head on.
Communication Skills – Demonstrates high oral and written communication skills in multiple settings. Ability to listen and
understand varying viewpoints.
Humility – A requisite attribute to be a part of creating positive social change.
EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING
Doctoral degree in clinical, counseling, community or school psychology; social work; public health or related field
Evidence of scholarship including publications, presentations, and training activities.
Minimum of 5 years of program evaluation and/or research experience.
SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES SOUGHT
At least 5 years engaging in program evaluation, data analysis, and research, with experience in all aspects of the
evaluation process, including:
- Developing research and evaluation questions,
- Designing evaluation plans
- Managing data acquisition efforts including collection, entry, cleaning, and production,
- Database/spreadsheet management,
- Overseeing data cleaning, recoding, and manipulation
- Analyzing quantitative and qualitative data
- Compiling and summarizing results for a variety of audiences.
- Authorships on scholarly products including research reports, white papers, and training syllabi.
- Personnel management experience including hiring and supervising direct reports (research assistants, students).Strong knowledge of statistics, program assessment, and outcome/impact analysis (statistical software package –
Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with Access preferred.
Strong verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills, with proven ability to communicate information
diplomatically, concisely and professionally with internal and external audiences.
Ability to present complicated data and ideas to multiple audiences in creative, understandable, and easily
EVALUATION AND RESEARCH
Work with the Judi’s House Leadership Team and Principal Investigator of the CU Research Initiative to:
- Develop and implement program evaluation and research studies that examine implementation, effectiveness, and efficiency of various interventions and other programs provided at Judi’s House.
- Work collaboratively to develop evaluation strategies, ensuring each intervention incorporates outcome measures
and standardized metrics.
- Manage data acquisition efforts including data collection, entry, transformation, and cleaning.
- Ensure that all evaluation and research work is conducted in accordance with documented systems and processes and within professional bounds.
Participate in data analysis, synthesis, preparation and presentation.
- Work collaboratively on the preparation and dissemination of scholarly products and training efforts.
- Complete special evaluation/research projects as needed.
- Manage department budget and annual evaluation and research plan.
- Document, implement and innovate systems and processes for successful operation of all aspects of evaluation and
- Oversee the management of staffing (including paid, volunteer and interns) to meet daily needs of the evaluation and
- Provide regular evaluation and research reports to ED to provide information for grant development and reporting
and for general accountability.
- Supervise evaluation and research team.
- Responsible for ongoing staff development, annual performance evaluations, hiring & termination of staff.
- Ensure that evaluation and research meetings address issues in a timely fashion.
- Oversee staff time sheets and leave documents and submit them on a monthly basis.
- Attend and participate in team and organizational meetings.
- Collaborate with Judi’s House staff and perform job duties to advance the organization’s mission and vision.
- Perform other duties as assigned by ED.
Please send Resume, Cover Letter and Salary Requirements to HR@judishouse.org. Reference “Director of Evaluation and Research” in subject line.
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. We are an organization where everyone pitches in to get done what needs to be done. It is the policy of Judi’s House to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.
Sanford Health, Fargo, ND, is recruiting for a fully rounded Child/Adolescent Psychologist to join the Behavioral Health department. Currently, the department staff consists of five psychologists, five child psychiatrists and two master level triage therapists. TFCBT and an interest in treating younger children are preferred. To learn more about Sanford Health, visit: www.sanfordhealth.org. Fargo, ND is a thriving, tri-college community of 190,000. High quality elementary and secondary education is a priority. Close proximity to Minnesota lake country offers access to a multitude of four season outdoor activities. To learn more about the Fargo community, visit: www.culturepulse.org and www.fmchamber.com.
Eligible Candidates must:
• Incumbent must possess Doctoral degree from an APA accredited program. Must have completed a 12 month APA approved pre-doctoral internship and one year of post-doctoral supervised clinical practice.
• Current licensure, or eligible to be licensed, in the state of practice is required.
• Provides appropriate therapy interventions to patients with defined problems or mental and emotional disorders.
• Manages her/his practice to ensure a high quality of patient care and to be productive in the Sanford Health.
• Demonstrates the ability to work effectively with a treatment team within MCHS to deliver quality patient care when a treatment team approach to care is indicated.
• Utilizes appropriate psychological assessments and provides timely and useful interpretations of those assessments to psychiatric colleagues.
• Seeks peer supervision or consultation with colleagues when progress in patient care is less than expected and when ethical or professional problems emerge in the context of therapy.
• Demonstrates knowledge in current ethics and professional responsibilities in the profession of psychology. Integrates a high standard of ethical conduct in daily professional work.
To apply, send a letter of interest, resume/CV, and 3 letters of recommendation to Amy Dockter via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications accepted until the position is filled.
Amy Dockter, Physician Recruiter
Sanford Health Physician Placement
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
Download an application
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 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.
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.