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.

 

Child Psychiatrist

Organization: 
ANDRUS
Location: 
Yonkers, NY
Summary: 

ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children and their families by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.
Andrus provides annually a broad network of supports to over 2,500 vulnerable children and families of all backgrounds and means. Our mental health division (MHD) extends individualized child and family interventions, supports parents, caregivers, and helps children and their families build on their unique strengths while managing their particular challenges.  With Clinics in Yonkers, White Plains, and Peekskill, we are able to provide services to families in northern, southern, and central Westchester.

ANDRUS' Mental Health Division in Peekskill is seeking Per Diem Child Psychiatrist.  The Staff Psychiatrist provides psychiatric services to children and families.   The Per Diem Child Psychiatrist is under the supervision of Chief of Psychiatry.  Position requires availability for at least 6 hours per week, starting off.
Minimum Requirements:
•    Current New York State Physician License and DEA registration, plus board certification in child and adolescent psychiatry
•    Experience in child and adolescent psychiatry
•    Excellent analytical and clinical skills to resolve complex clinical and diagnostic problems.
•    Strong computer skills with knowledge of EMR.
•    Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
•    Ability to meet session productivity standards.
•    Ability to travel and possess a valid driver’s license
•    Physical Requirements:
o    Reach
o    Walk
o    Climb Stairs
o    Bend

All interested and qualified candidates please send your resume with a cover letter and salary requirement to ANDRUS HR-JP Department, 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email to andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax to 914-965-3883.
 

Contact: 

All interested and qualified candidates please send your resume with a cover letter and salary requirement to ANDRUS HR-JP Department, 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email to andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax to 914-965-3883.

Bilingual Per Diem Psychotherapist

Organization: 
ANDRUS
Location: 
Yonkers, NY
Summary: 

ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children and their families by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.
Andrus provides annually a broad network of supports to over 2,500 vulnerable children and families of all backgrounds and means. Our mental health division (MHD) extends individualized child and family interventions, supports parents, caregivers, and helps children and their families build on their unique strengths while managing their particular challenges.  With Clinics in Yonkers, White Plains, and Peekskill, we are able to provide services to families in northern, southern, and central Westchester.

ANDRUS' Mental Health Division is seeking Bilingual Per Diem Therapist’s.  The Bilingual Per Diem Therapist will provide direct clinical services (evaluation, assessment, treatment), as primary therapist, to assigned clients. The Bilingual Per Diem Therapist Reports directly to the Clinical Manager and/or the Senior Clinical Supervisor.


LMSW, LCSW or LMHC with clinical field placement during education or equivalent documented volunteer or paid experience, knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention.  Must be computer literate with excellent communication skills and have proven ability to meet session productivity standards.  Bilingual in English and Spanish is required to be considered for this position.  The schedule for these roles are flexible, Monday through Saturday, working 10 hours a week.
 

Contact: 

All interested and qualified candidates please send your resume with a cover letter and salary requirement to ANDRUS HR-JP Department, 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email to andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax to 914-965-3883

Psychologist I

Organization: 
Kennedy Krieger Institute
Summary: 

The Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress (CCFTS) at Kennedy Krieger Institute has a position open for a Psychologist to provide assessment and treatment services. 

CCFTS, located in Baltimore Maryland, strongly encourages the use of evidence-based treatments, including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy. The Psychologist will provide psychotherapy with children who have experienced trauma through physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, domestic and community violence. The Psychologist I will also provide assessments of children along a continuum of screenings to full psychological evaluations. Areas of assessment include emotional, cognitive, achievement, and developmental functioning of referred children. The Doctoral Level Psychologist may also participate in research and training activities.

For information about our program, please go to:

https://www.kennedykrieger.org/patient-care/patient-care-centers/traumatic-stress-center/treatment

The Psychologist I provides psychotherapy in the treatment program of the Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress. These children are primarily those who have experienced or may be at risk for trauma through physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, domestic and community violence.  Psychologist I also provides assessments of children along a continuum of screenings to full psychological evaluations. These are formal evaluations requiring the use of psychometrically sound instruments in addition to clinical interviewing. Areas of assessment include emotional, cognitive, achievement, and developmental functioning of referred children. The position requires the ability to address the needs of this population. The Doctoral Level Psychologist may also participate in research or other projects at the direction of the Director of Clinical Services.

Skills and Knowledge Required: 
  1. Provides psychotherapy to children through individual, family, or group modalities as appropriate.
  2. Provides psychological evaluations covering cognitive, emotional, and achievement functioning of referred children.
  3. Participates in psychology staff meetings and staff meetings of the family center so as to aid in ongoing program development.
  4. Demonstrates ability to work clinically with severely disturbed children including identifying and managing acute crises.
  5. Collaborates with the referring agency, the local department of social services and the school system to assist them in utilizing the evaluation/treatments services in the development of the agency services plan for the child and the family.
  6. Maintains client activity at the projected level set by the administrative staff.
  7. Maintains the medical record for each client, which may include psychological evaluations, assessment and treatment plan, progress notes, reviews, and discharge summaries.
  8. May participate in the field instruction program and supervise externs when interest and capacity is demonstrated.

EDUCATION:

    Doctoral degree in psychology from an accredited college, university, or professional school and is licensed to practice psychology in the state of Maryland.

EXPERIENCE:

    Must have had at least one year's experience in clinical psychological work with children, preferably in a community or hospital setting with children who are traumatized, severely emotionally disturbed, or who have experienced abuse/neglect.
    Completion of a one year internship in clinical psychology.

Contact: 

Apply here.

Internship/ Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Organization: 
Center on Child Abuse and Neglect in the Department of Pe-diatrics at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Summary: 

A specialized training program for Psychology Pre Doctoral Students, Interns, and Post-Doctoral Fellows to serve underserved populations.


The Integrated Behavioral Services for Underserved Populations program is available for psychology trainees who are in a pre-doctoral program, entering their internship year, or applying for a Post-Doctoral Fellowship. The year-long program is sponsored by the Center on Child Abuse and Neglect in the Department of Pe-diatrics at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and is funded by the Health Research and Services Administration (HRSA) in the Department of Health and Human Services.


The training is designed to prepare psychology trainees to provide evidence-based services in primary care setting to underserved children, adults, and fami-lies. The trainees will have rotations in a VA primary Care Clinic; the Fostering Hope Clinic, a specialized clinic for children in foster care; the Variety Health Clin-ic, a community based clinic; an Indian health Service Clinic, and for Spanish speaking trainees, the Latino Clinic, a primary care clinic for Spanish-speaking families.


The trainees will participate in the Interdisciplinary Training Program in Child Abuse and Neglect (ITP), a two semester program.


The Interns and Post-Doctoral Fellows will be part of the OUHSC APA-approved internship and Fellowship programs and will receive stipends and benefits accord-ing to University and NIH policies. The program will begin in late August and appli-cation are currently being taken. Please contact Kacey-Eastman@ouhsc.edu 405-271-8858 for application information.

Director of Intern Training

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

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

This Position Requires:

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

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

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

 

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

Supervisory Responsibilities

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