Job opportunities

Openings for professionals in the field of child traumatic stress. The newest postings appear at the beginning of the page. Job opportunities will remain posted for candidates to view and submit resumes for three months.

Direct inquires about posting Job Opportunities to:jobs@nctsn.org or by fax at (310) 235-2612.

 

CAFRU Project Associate

Organization: 
Washington State University Extension
Location: 
Spokane, Washington
Summary: 

The CAFRU Project Associate will be responsible for design and supervision, as well as direct delivery of activities, related to planning, organizing and implementing activities addressing the public health consequences of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and resulting trauma for our grant program scopes of work including assessment, program development, and evaluation for community health, social services, and educational programs.

Qualifications: 


Required:
•    Bachelor’s degree in a relevant extension program discipline.
•    Three (3) years of related experience in the program specialty.
•    Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Additional Requirements
•    A Bachelor’s degree in education, social sciences, clinical or health care related field, or other relevant extension discipline.
•    The ability to travel and work occasional weekend and/or evening hours.
•    Must have, or be able to obtain at time of hire, a valid unrestricted driver’s license.
Preferred Qualifications:
•    A Master’s Degree with three (3) years related experience.
•    Demonstrated teaching experience
•    Community projects evaluation experience.
•    Experience in preparing educational materials for low literacy and diverse populations.
•    Previous experience with community development techniques
•    Experience in delivering technical assistance to rural communities/health systems and K-12 schools.
•    Experience with the social, cultural, economic demographic characteristics of Washington State.
•    Experience in an education, social services, clinical or health care administrative area.
 

Contact: 

To apply, visit www.wsujobs.com and be prepared to submit a letter of interest addressing the required and preferred qualifications, a current resume, and a list of at least three (3) references (include names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers).

For questions about the position, contact Kim Calamia-McKee, 509-358-7506, calamia@wsu.edu

Washington State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action educator and employer.  Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
 

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

Clinical Supervisor - Migration & Refugee Services

Organization: 
Migration and Refugee Services
Location: 
Cleveland, Ohio
Summary: 

Migration and Refugee Services in Cleveland, Ohio is seeking a full-time clinical supervisor (LISW or LISW-S preferred) to oversee growing mental health program. Position will include providing individual therapy, group therapy, and supervision of clinical staff. Preferred experience includes: working with survivors of trauma, experience developing therapeutic services for multi-cultural participants, program development, strong commitment to evidence-based practices and methods for evaluation of services.

With general policy direction, develop, plan and oversee the administration of complex community-wide service programs; supervise a large or highly sophisticated direct services group; act as liaison for community agencies, doctors and clinical social workers.

Qualifications: 
  • Combination of education and experience normally represented by a Master's Degree in Social Work with licensure as required.
  • From three to five years of relevant experience.
  • Must have excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be able to form good working and therapeutic relationships.
  • Must have the ability to relate to a wide variety of people, both professional and volunteers; as well as organizations and systems, both public and private.
  • Strong assessment, treatment and case management skills.
  • Must be well organized, detail oriented and have the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work with diverse client population and community organizations as well as staff at all levels.
  • Must have the ability to effectively manage a variety of concurrent and varying activities.
  • For chemical dependency services, experience with adolescent chemical dependency.
  • Good working knowledge of computers and familiarity with Microsoft Office software.
  • Must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License and reliable means of transportation for local travel.
  • Final applicant is required to be fingerprinted to complete background check.
Skills and Knowledge Required: 
  • Ensure that the activities of this position and relevant programs are consistent with the mission, vision, and values of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Cleveland.
  • Conduct staff conferences to discuss clinical issues, referrals, protective issues, education, closings, assign cases.
  • Serve as link between patient, psychiatrist, and clinical social worker.
  • Work directly in treatment relationship with patients, individually or in groups, in the office or at home.
  • Refer patient or patient's family to other community resources.
  • Initiate and coordinate planning affecting programs; detail guidelines for plans, review results; recommend policy/procedural changes.
  • Supervise preparation of required reports, records and statistics.
  • Responsible for selection of professional personnel providing direct services.
  • Supervise employees of the unit on the basis of prescribed procedures and policies; advise on procedures and handling of personnel problems; ensure policies and procedures are being followed.
  • Maintain frequent contacts with peers and/or administrative related personnel in other agencies for client and agency related information for joint planning and action.
  • Perform other duties as necessary to accomplish objectives
Contact: 

To apply online click here.

Social Worker/Counselor – Family Intervention Specialist

Location: 
Bloomington, Columbus, Indianapolis, Jasper, Madison *Relocation Offered in All OfficesBloomington, Columbus, Indianapolis, Jasper, Madison *Relocation Offered in All OfficesBloomington, Columbus, Indianapolis, Jasper, Madison *Relocation Offered in All Offices
Summary: 

Apply Online: www.youthvillages.org/jobs Locations

What is Youth Villages? Youth Villages is a nonprofit organization striving to help troubled youth and families live successfully. We are a team of more than 2,700 individuals who've come together across 11 states and the District of Columbia to change the landscape of child welfare and juvenile justice across the country. Our work involves providing an array of counseling and treatment services to youth with severe emotional and behavioral needs. Eighty-two percent of those who go through treatment are succeeding two years after leaving our program. These youth are living at home, remaining in school, and are not experiencing trouble with the law. We believe strongly in investing in and supporting our employees. We offer candidates opportunities to develop a career and be part of a positive change in our country's treatment of at-risk youth and families.

Can I see myself here? We have found our staff succeed at Youth Villages when they: • Are passionate about social services and dedicated to helping at-risk youth and families • Value feedback and accountability • Value the collaboration that comes from working on a team and thrive working on their own • Enjoy variety in their schedule and not sitting behind a desk all day • Are results and detailed oriented • Have a sense of humor and find creative ways to implement ideas • Value a strength-based treatment approach • Can change priorities quickly • Are looking for more than just a job How will I make a difference? • Providing in-home counseling services for at-risk youth and families • Managing a small case load of four families to provide quality counseling • Meeting with youth and families regularly to address each family's needs at their convenience • Providing after hours support to youth and families through being on-call during the week and one weekend a month • Collaborating with youth, family, teachers, and other community members working towards the success of the youth; that could be attending court or meeting with teachers; it depends on what your families' needs are in any given week • Providing a strengths-based approach utilizing counseling and social work skills • Attend three weekly meetings (individual, team, and clinical consultation) for professional development to help enhance clinical skills How will you invest in me? One of our core values is that we are committed to our staff. We will help you take your career with us wherever you want it to go.

We offer staff: • Affordable access to medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance plans • Tuition Reimbursement and Licensure Supervision • Priority consideration for leadership openings throughout the organization • Mileage and cell phone reimbursement • Retirement savings pension plan and a 403(b) and FSA • Paid time off: Two weeks for vacation, nine paid holidays, and 12 sick days annually • Supportive leadership and coworkers **Relocation Assistance! For this location, we offer a relocation reimbursement of $4,000 if you are relocating from 100 miles away or further. How can I be considered for the position? You can be considered for this position if you meet the following qualifications: • Master's degree in social services field; degrees that can be considered include: social work, drug and alcohol education or counseling, psychology, counseling, guidance counseling, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications. • Must have 2 years of related clinical experience. If candidate does not meet that requirement, must be eligible for and willing to pursue licensure (supervision provided). • Strong writing skills and experience with electronic documentation • Acceptable driving record- Two or fewer moving violations within the past 36 months Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages. What's next? Are you ready to make difference?

Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship in Child Maltreatment

Organization: 
Rowan University
Location: 
New Jersey
Summary: 

Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship in Child Maltreatment for September 2016 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, responsibilities include conducting assessments of children who have experienced maltreatment, providing therapy to children and families impacted by child sexual abuse, physical abuse, and other traumas, and conducting mental health screenings for children entering foster care. Full-time positions are available for qualified candidates interested in clinical or clinical/research fellowships. A doctoral degree in Psychology with child clinical experience is preferred. Please contact Dr. Elisabeth Pollio at 856-566-7036 or pollioes@rowan.edu for additional information. Please apply on-line at http://rowanuniversity.hodesiq.com. Reference job #15SS5151198. Application deadline is 1/25/16. Our campus is located approximately 15 miles from center city Philadelphia, 1 hour from the beach, and 2 hours from New York City. Rowan University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v, and a member of the University Health System of New Jersey.

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

Mental Health Training and Consultation Coordinator (F/T)

Organization: 
The NYC Administration for Children’s Services
Location: 
New York
Summary: 

The NYC Administration for Children’s Services (our child protective services agency) has initiated a project in which they are trying to improve case management and mental health services for children in foster care. Mental health practitioners serving foster care families will be trained in trauma-informed CBT using a learning collaborative framework. The following is a posting for a Clinician/Trainer (certified in TF-CBT) who will coordinate the mental health arm of this project in collaboration with Child HELP Partnership, a specialized clinical research program working with traumatized families. Please feel free to distribute the job posting.

The School of Professional Studies of the City University of New York (CUNY SPS) has launched sixteen degrees: ten bachelor's degrees open to students with 24 or more college credits who wish to complete their undergraduate studies, and six master's degrees, with more programs currently in development. CUNY SPS leads the University in developing and operating online degree programs, and trains faculty throughout CUNY in online instruction. CUNY SPS is also the home of the Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies, which offers higher education programs for working adults and union members, and serves as a nationally-recognized center for scholarship and resources for labor, academic, and community leaders seeking a deeper understanding of labor and urban issues.

CUNY SPS seeks an experienced cognitive behavior therapy practitioner to serve as Mental Health Training and Consultation Coordinator to facilitate learning and professional development for community-based mental health clinicians who serve families in foster care. Sponsored by NYC Administration for Children and Families (ACS), the learning program is designed to support the implementation of evidence-based practice to strengthen the connection between the child welfare and mental health systems. The CUNY team will work on site at ACS offices and at selected training facilities.

Qualifications: 

Minimum requirements for the position:

  • Master’s degree in social work; or doctorate in clinical, counseling, or school psychology, enrollment in a doctoral program in psychology having completed all requirements with the exception of the dissertation (A.B.D) by position start date, or with post-doctoral status working towards licensure.
  • 2+ years of experience in providing mental health services in New York City or sufficient knowledge of the New York City child welfare system preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience in providing mental health consultation or training to professionals in CBT-type models.
  • Used CBT models with at least 10 clients (variety of anxiety, depression, conduct, and trauma) or went through a trauma focused-CBT learning collaborative and used models with at least 5 clients (at least one each of anxiety, depression, and conduct).
  • Experience in supervising or peer-supervising clinicians delivering trauma focused-CBT or other CBT interventions.
  • 2+ years of experience in a coordination, supervisory, management, or consultation role.
  • Strong presentation skills in verbal/written communication to present material to diverse audiences in a creative way.
  • Demonstrates ability to utilize a variety of training delivery strategies; Ability to manage group dynamics, ensuring participation from all attendees.
  • Ability to communicate, network, and interact with, as well as support, effective partnerships with a broad range of internal and external individuals or agency representatives.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Ability to carry out complex assignments and adapt to changing situations and priorities.
  • Strong computer skills such as training modules and office software (i.e. Microsoft Office and PowerPoint).
Skills and Knowledge Required: 

Reporting to the Deputy Program Director for Evidence-Based Models, the Mental Health Training and Consultation Coordinator:
 

  • Coordinates a team of trainers to support the implementation of evidence-based models in child welfare and cognitive behavioral therapy.
  • Participates as a member of the senior management team leading the implementation of evidence-based models.
  • Trains community mental health clinicians in the use of parent management training (PMT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to support evidence-based practice in services for foster care families. Leads three-day training sessions and follow-up consultation sessions.
  • Presents and facilitates CBT and PMT training programs which apply adult learning concepts, effectively engage participants of varying learning needs and foster learning and implementation of best practice in the field.
  • Performs and coordinates implementation of transfer of learning opportunities (e.g., consultation via conference calls, coaching, written feedback) in consultation with ACS, faculty experts, and program leadership to help learners apply knowledge and skills to their daily practice.
  • Collaborates with ACS and other partners to assess and develop implementation, training and technical assistance plans to ensure policy is effectively translated into practice.
  • Compiles, analyzes, and interprets training data.
  • Performs day-to-day operational duties such as: facilitating quality training and technical assistance provision; training and guiding new hires; developing policies, procedures, and/or methods for implementation of training and technical assistance; and participating in field visits, responding to requests and questions from individuals, institutions, government agencies and
  • Other duties as assigned.
     
Contact: 

Apply online here.

Assessment Psychologist

Organization: 
The Masonic Homes of California (MHC) and the Masonic Center for Youth and Families (MCYAF)
Location: 
San Francisco, California
Summary: 

The Masonic Homes of California (MHC) and the Masonic Center for Youth and Families (MCYAF) are committed to a culture of leadership.  Our culture is to provide superior service to the members, residents and staff through a sound and progressive model of service/care which aligns our mission, vision and operations.  We demonstrate excellence in core services and we understand the true value of time, budgets, safety and satisfaction.  We are dedicated to disciplined innovation while creating a culture of continuous quality improvement - we are a learning company.  We are committed to sharing our knowledge and being an organization that naturally attracts the best and brightest talent.  We are able to perform both essential functions and measurable behaviors while being team-oriented, caring and honest.
 
JOB SUMMARY

An Assessment Psychologist at MCYF is responsible for providing in-depth assessments of children and adolescents in accordance with the quality standards and clinical guidelines established by MCYF.  Providers will be expected to participate in treatment conferences and case consultations and work collaboratively with those on the treatment team.  A deep appreciation for the collaborative and integrated approach to treatment is essential.

UNM’s confidentiality policy (“Disclosure of Information About Candidates for Employment,” UNM Board of Regents’ Policy 6.7), which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at http://www.unm.edu/~brpm/r67.htm.

The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educator.
 

Qualifications: 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Meets with Assessment Director to discuss intake information and plan individualized assessment battery.
  • Meets with child/adolescent and parents to describe the purpose and process of the comprehensive assessment approach that includes, cognitive and/or neuropsychological assessment.
  • Conducts comprehensive range of tests with child/adolescent.
  • Reviews collateral information and talks with parents, teachers, others as appropriate.
  • Meets with Assessment Director to review findings.
  • Writes summary report and reviews with Assessment Director.
  • Consults with clinical staff about most appropriate feedback of assessment results to child/adolescent and parents.
  • Remains available for consultation with treating clinician as needed.
  • Provides follow-up assessment as indicated.
  • Participates in weekly case consultation meeting.
  • Adheres to quality standards and risk management procedures of MCYF.
  • Documents according to the protocols established by the Clinical and Assessment Directors.
  • Participates in mandated trainings and meetings.
  • Acts as a liaison with community, clinical and school audiences to help publicize the work of MCYF.
  • Other duties necessary to promote clinical excellence, continuity of care and the success of MCYF.
     
Skills and Knowledge Required: 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • PhD or PsyD in Clinical Psychology with 3 years of experience in clinical practice.   A valid license in the state of California.
  • Training in cognitive, personality and neuro-psychological assessment.
  • Training in child and adolescent services.
  • History of a collaborative and integrated approach to care.
  • Appreciation for and experience with integrating assessment findings into treatment planning.
  • Commitment to outcome studies that inform care
     
Contact: 

Interested applicants should submit a CV, Cover Letter, and 2 sample reports to:
Antonia Servat
Business Operations Manager
aservat@mcyaf.org
 

Postdoctoral Fellowships and Research Staff Positions available in Global Mental Health and Social Epidemiology

Location: 
Macau (SAR), China
Summary: 

The Global and Community Mental Health Research Group at the University of Macau (http://www.um-gmh.com) is a premier interdisciplinary research group comprised of physicians, epidemiologists, social workers, public health professionals and psychologists. Our grant funded research program is focused on
1) addressing disparities in health and healthcare access among communities facing adversity through participatory research, 2) understanding the social production of health and patterning of psychiatric conditions on a population level, and 3) evaluating interventions to reduce mental health problems and
poor health among populations who do not have access to needed services globally. Our team and our approaches are truly interdisciplinary in nature, and multiple perspectives on solutions to community health challenges are welcome. Our research agenda is focused on communities in Macau, Mainland China, and Southeast Asia.


We are seeking applications for postdoctoral fellows and research staff positions, to begin in the fall of 2015. Successful applicants would be able to assist in the management and execution of two grant funded mixed methods research studies. The first involves a culturally informed social and psychiatric epidemiological study in Macau. This population level longitudinal research will involve a series of qualitative studies and instrument validation studies, leading to quantitative population-level data collection. The second is a longitudinal mixed methods study of migrant communities living in Macau and Hong Kong. This research will involve a series of qualitative studies and instrument validation studies leading to quantitative population-level data collection. The aim of this research program also includes intervention development and evaluation. The fellows and research staff will assist the PI in study management, statistical analyses, report writing, and journal publication (as lead author or co-author as appropriate). The postdoctoral fellow is expected to take a more active leadership role within the research group and assist in the mentoring, training and development of PhD students and undergraduates. Engagement in grant writing activities is also expected.

Qualifications: 

1. Advanced training and skills in qualitative and quantitative methods, including the use of statistical and qualitative software,

2. willingness to relocate to Macau (SAR), China,

3. experience with project leadership in global health or specific research experience in China or Southeast Asia,

4., track record of academic accomplishment (e.g., journal publications) or strong scholarship potential,

5., working knowledge of written and spoken Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), and/or languages spoken by Southeast Asian Migrants (Tagalog, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Thai) would be a distinct advantage.


For Research Staff position: Masters level qualification in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, anthropology, sociology, medicine, global mental health/global health, or clinical psychology.
 

For the Postdoctoral Fellow: PhD, or professional equivalent (MD), in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, anthropology, sociology, medicine, global mental health/global health, or clinical psychology.


The positions are located in Macau (SAR), China at the University of Macau (www.umac.mo) (ranked #39th in new universities under 50 years old). We are located in Southern China in a beautiful brand new campus located in Hengqin Island. We are one hour away from Hong Kong, and two hours away from
Guangzhou, China. Housing for research staff and postdoctoral fellows may be available on campus.

Contact: 

To apply or for inquires, please send email directly to Dr. Brian J. Hall (brianhall@umac.mo). Applicants should include: Cover letter, curriculum vitae, representative publication reprints/preprints; Subject line: Postdoctoral position or Research staff position. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Clinican

Organization: 
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI)
Location: 
Raleigh, NC
Summary: 

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), is a non-governmental, not-for-profit international organization with a mission to protect the rights and address the needs of persons in migration by advancing fair and humane public policy, facilitating and providing direct professional services, and promoting the full participation of migrants in community life.  For over 100 years we have shaped history with the belief that immigrants strengthen our communities, economy and social fabric through freedom, hard work, and family unity.

OVERVIEW
Through a grant from the Oak Foundation, USCRI provides trauma focused individual, group and family counseling to unaccompanied immigrant children in North Carolina, with a focus on the eastern part of the state where children are underserved.  The program provides children and their families with culturally and linguistically competent trauma focused care so they may heal from the experiences that led them to leave their countries of origin to begin a new life in North Carolina.  The Clinician position provides a range of appropriate clinical services to adults, children, families, and care providers including diagnostic evaluations, case evaluations, crisis intervention, education, and other outreach activities.

 

Qualifications: 
  • Complete comprehensive clinical assessments of unaccompanied immigrant children for the purpose of determining appropriate care level with special emphasis on providing treatment for children who have been traumatized and/or abused;
  • Perform weekly counseling with children, often in their homes or in another setting as appropriate and needed;
  • Provide family counseling with family members and/or care providers to complement individual services to children and equip parents and caregivers to support their child's care and recovery;
  • Conduct outreach to community organizations, schools, and case management staff to assess the need for group counseling in areas with a high concentration of unaccompanied immigrant children and limited resources;
  • Identify and refer children who may benefit from psychiatric services; and
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Skills and Knowledge Required: 
  • Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related discipline or equivalent experience with a clinical licensure or eligibility for clinical licensure in North Carolina required;
  • Familiarity with multiple techniques and demonstrating knowledge of best practice treatments and trauma focused interventions for abused and traumatized children;
  • Experience working with immigrant children and families in a clinical setting is strongly preferred;
  • Fluency in written and spoken Spanish is required;
  • Must be willing to extensively travel throughout state with a focus on eastern North Carolina;
  • Highly adaptable and flexible with the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a demanding work environment;
  • Positive attitude and willingness to be part of a team and also work independently is desirable;
  • Excellent communication skills, including strong writing and demonstrated intercultural communication ability; and
  • High-level of proficiency in Microsoft Office is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Use of manual dexterity, tactile, visual, and audio acuity.
  • Use of repetitive motion, prolonged periods of sitting and standing, and sustained visual and mental applications and demands.
  • Occasional lifting (up to 25 pounds), bending, pulling, and carrying.

ADDITIONAL NOTES

  • Please submit a resume with cover letter describing your interest and qualifications with your application.
  • Spanish language proficiency test will be administered during the interview.
  • References will be required at the time of the final interview.
  • No telephone calls please.  Position will remain open until filled.
Contact: 

Please apply for the position online here: http://bit.ly/1K4iRjI

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants is an equal opportunity employer.  We maintain a policy of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, domestic partnership status, marital status, physical or mental disability, AIDS/HIV status, age, political affiliation, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.