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.

 

TST Residential Manager

Organization: 
Family Service of Rhode Island, Inc.
Location: 
Providence, RI
Summary: 

Responsible for overall management of the residential facility to which they are assigned for children/adolescents.  Supervise program staff, program budget, staff scheduling, program purchases, strategic planning, and assure the safety, nurturance, and care of the residents. Ensure compliance with state and agency regulations for all required trainings of all program staff. Monitor residential program with maintaining trauma-informed and best practices in the milieu setting.

Would you like to be part of a team that is embarking on a new treatment approach that will help children in our residential homes who have experienced trauma?


Family Service of Rhode Island is proud to be a leader in RI in transitioning to 'Trauma Systems Therapy' (TST).  This approach has been supported by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network  (NCTSN) and is being disseminated across the country as an evidenced informed, outcomes based, trauma treatment approach for residential programs in a continuum of care with home based and foster care.
 

Qualifications: 

•    Bachelors degree required
•    Supervisory experience preferred.
•    Willingness and capability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends as scheduled and on-call responsibilities.
•    Knowledge of and sensitivity to cultural, ethnic, racial and socioeconomic issues.  
•    Ability to implement appropriate child management techniques, which may include use of passive physical restraint.  
•    Excellent communication skills.  
•    Current driver’s license, reliable transportation with a minimum of 3 seats in addition to the driver’s seat and proof of automobile insurance.
 

Contact: 

Please apply through the following link:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12227811
 

Compensation: Based on experience, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off and so much more.
 

Clinician - Home-Based

Organization: 
Family Service of Rhode Island, Inc.
Location: 
Providence, RI
Summary: 

Provide diagnostic assessment, service planning, individual and family therapy, crisis intervention/assessment and care coordination. Collaborates on cases with case manager, psychiatrist, nurse practioner and other service providers to ensure appropriate delivery of services. This is an excellent full-time opportunity for a Master’s level clinician to provide home/community-based, services for children, families and adults using both short term and long term treatment modalities.  Excellent training including trauma focused evidence based practices as well as free CEU eligible trainings. Regular supervision provided, including supervision for licensure.

Qualifications: 

•    Master’s degree in human services related field required.
•    Licensed preferred. License eligibility within 2 years of date of hire required for non-MSW degree; MSWs must obtain LCSW within 2 months of hire.
•    Possession of a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and proof of automobile insurance required.
•    Bilingual skills highly desired.
•    Must be willing to have a flexible work schedule, including occasional evening hours.
 

Contact: 

Please apply through the following link:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11201371


Compensation: Based on experience, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off and so much more.
 

Clinical Supervisor of Children’s Services

Organization: 
Family Service of Rhode Island, Inc.
Location: 
Providence, RI
Summary: 

Responsible for the clinical oversight and management of the FSRI Residential programs. Provide Clinical services to Clients/ Families of Semi-Independent living program. Provides clinical supervision of Residential Clinical coordinator’s.  Provides clinical oversight of clinical diagnostic assessments and ongoing clinical treatment provided in residential programs.  Collaborates on cases with program staff and collateral providers to ensure appropriate delivery of services to clients and families. Assist Clinical Administrator in implementation of Trauma Systems Therapy (TST) and Trauma informed services in residential programs.  Participate in Administrative on-call rotation.

Qualifications: 

•    Master’s degree in human services related field required and LCSW, LMFT, LMHC, LICSW, Psy.D.
•    Possession of a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and proof of automobile insurance required.
•    Bilingual skills a plus.
 

Contact: 

Please apply through the following link:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12350991


Compensation: Based on experience, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off and so much more.
 

Family Counselor

Organization: 
Family Service of Rhode Island, Inc.
Location: 
Providence, RI
Summary: 

Provide diagnostic assessment for the development of a Family Care Plan, based on desires of families goals for child and review of child’s medical, mental health, academic and other service providers.

Qualifications: 

•    LCSW, LICSW, LMFT, LMHC, RN with Master’s or Nurse Practitioner.
•    Experience with children with special needs.
•    Reliable transportation, current driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance and automobile registration.
 

Contact: 

Please apply through the following link:

https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12446151


Compensation: Based on experience, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off and so much more.
 

Therapist

Organization: 
ChildSavers
Location: 
Richmond, VA
Summary: 

ChildSavers invites licensed mental health clinicians to join our outpatient mental health clinic serving children and families in the Greater Richmond Area. We pride ourselves on our experience in play therapy and trauma-informed care. Our therapists utilize creative interventions including expressive art, play, sand tray, and movement. We provide supportive clinical supervision encouraging professional growth and development of best practices.   Competitive compensation package is provided.

We invite all Master's level clinicians who currently hold a Virginia clinical license (LCSW, LMFT, LCP or LPC) to apply.  Both part-time and full-time positions are available. Previous outpatient experience required for part-time positions. Spanish speaking applicants encouraged to apply.

About Us

Located in a historic building at the top of Church Hill overlooking Shockoe Bottom, ChildSavers is proudly celebrating its 90th year serving children and families of Richmond with our diverse workforce. We seek to provide comprehensive mental health and childhood development services that holistically embrace the needs of children and those who care for and educate them. Come be a part of our team and make a difference in the life of a child.

Contact: 

How to Apply
Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and application to:

Linda Whitaker
Vice President for Administration and Human Resources
ChildSavers
200 North 22nd Street
Richmond, VA 23223

You may also fax application materials attn: Linda Whitaker at (804) 644-9596 or e-mail to lwhitaker@childsavers.org

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

 

Child/Adolescent Psychologist

Organization: 
Sanford Health
Location: 
Fargo, North Dakota
Summary: 

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.fmchamber.com.

Qualifications: 

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.
 

Contact: 

To apply, send a letter of interest, resume/CV, and 3 letters of recommendation to Amy Dockter via email at: amy.dockter@sanfordhealth.org. Applications accepted until the position is filled.


Amy Dockter, Physician Recruiter
Sanford Health Physician Placement
Phone: 701-417-4817
Fax: 701-417-4136
Email: Amy.Dockter@sanfordhealth.org

Faculty Position

Organization: 
Kennedy Krieger Institute & Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine & Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Summary: 

The Kennedy Krieger Institute and the Department of Psychiatry at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Department of Mental Health at The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health invite applications for a mid-career faculty member with expertise in the field of child traumatic stress.

The Kennedy Krieger Institute is dedicated to helping children and adolescents with developmental and behavioral disorders.  It is a research, clinical, and educational institute with a dynamic and multidisciplinary team of professionals.  Faculty members at Kennedy Krieger hold academic appointments at Johns Hopkins University and are international leaders in their respective fields.  The position will be primarily based at the Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Family Center. The Family Center is a clinical and academic program that delivers evidence-based treatment to children who have experienced acute and/or complex psychological trauma. The Family Center serves over 1000 patients each year.

This position represents a unique opportunity to interface between Kennedy Krieger, a non-profit research and clinical institute and Johns Hopkins University.  This position includes a faculty appointment at Johns Hopkins with all of the responsibilities and privileges of being a faculty member. The academic rank will be commensurate with prior scholarly achievements.  Excellent benefits for faculty members include college tuition remission for dependents (at any college) and tuition remission for faculty members, spouses and dependents for coursework at the Johns Hopkins University and the Peabody Music Institute. 

The successful candidate will be an individual with a durable track record of securing extramural funding and will also be a licensed clinician with evidence of program development.  Clinical license could be in the field of psychiatry, psychology or related field.

 

Contact: 

Applicants should send 3 documents, including 1) a curriculum vitae, 2) a 2-page statement of academic interests, and 3) contact information of four professional references to Ms. Tina Schmitt, HR Recruitment Manager - Schmitt@kennedykrieger.orgwww.kennedykrieger.org

The Kennedy Krieger Institute is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages individuals from racial and ethnic minority groups to apply.

UT Trauma and Grief Center for Youth Postdoctoral Fellowship

Organization: 
The Trauma and Grief (TAG) Center for Youth at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Houston
Location: 
Houston, TX
Summary: 

The Trauma and Grief (TAG) Center for Youth at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Houston, is accepting applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship. We seek applicants with strong research potential who are highly motivated to develop their own program of systematic research in the domains of childhood trauma and/or grief and prepare for a productive career as a scientist-practitioner.

Opportunities are available to pursue mentored research in the following areas:
(1)    longitudinal studies of bereaved youth
(2)    biopsychosocial risk and protective factors associated with adaptive and maladaptive grief and youth PTSD
(3)    trauma and grief screening and assessment
(4)    development and evaluation of interventions for traumatized and/or grieving youth

The postdoctoral fellow will also have opportunities to work clinically with bereaved and traumatized youth and assist with trainings focusing on trauma- and grief-informed assessments and interventions through the TAG Center, a SAMHSA-funded Community Treatment and Services Center of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.

Applicants must have evidence that a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited academic program will be completed by August, 2015. The start date of the fellowship is flexible, but no later than September 1st, 2015.  Benefits include vacation, sick and professional development time, and health care coverage. Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation to Julie.B.Kaplow@uth.tmc.edu. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis. For further information, please contact: Julie B. Kaplow, Ph.D., ABPP, Associate Professor and Director, University of Texas Trauma and Grief Center for Youth at Julie.B.Kaplow@uth.tmc.edu.

 

Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellow

Organization: 
The Child Study Center (CSC)
Location: 
NYU Langone Medical Center
Summary: 

The Child Study Center (CSC) is seeking a Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellow for the Stress, Trauma and Resilience Center.  This will be a two year position for a candidate who has completed their pre-doctoral internship in psychology.  The Post-Doc will participate in supervision with licensed Psychologists and other faculty members in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.  The position begins July 2015.

Salary: year one = $41,000   year two = $43,000
 

Qualifications: 

•    Candidate must have already completed a pre-doctoral internship in psychology

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


The Post-Doc in Trauma at the CSC will be involved in 3 categories of activities:


1-    Trauma Systems Therapy (TST) – Supervisor: Adam Brown
        TST is a systems oriented approach to training organizations that provide care to traumatized youth and families. TST is both a clinical and organizational model, which is currently being disseminated nationally in mental health, child welfare, and school based settings.

  • Receive training in the Trauma Systems Therapy model
  • Participate in 2 federally funded projects to create trauma informed child welfare systems
  • Participate as a member of the TST Development team including contributing to the development and dissemination of TST
  • Co-lead TST trainings and provide ongoing consultation to agencies implementing TST
     

2-    Clinical role in the Faculty Group Practice (FGP) - Supervisor: Adam Brown, and other faculty within the FGP as appropriate

  • Be an active member of the Stress, Trauma, and Resilience Treatment (START) team in FGP:
  • Screening, assessment and treatment for trauma referrals
  • Active member of the community crisis response team
  • Provide assessment and treatment for a variety of patient referrals (not-trauma specific) in the FGP
     

3-    Evaluation – Supervisor: Bonnie Kerker

  • Take the lead, under supervision, of a small evaluation project within the trauma team. Such projects might include (but would not be limited to):
  • A psychometric study of a trauma-related instrument.
  • The modification and testing of a trauma-related instrument for a specific sub-population.
  • The evaluation of TST or other trauma-related interventions at a specific site.
  • Assist with overall program evaluation for agencies implementing TST.
     
Contact: 

Application Instructions:
Please submit to traumapostdoc@nyumc.org:
•    Letter of interest
•    Curriculum Vitae
•    Two letters of reference                               

Clinical Coordinator

Organization: 
Family Service of Rhode Island, Inc.
Location: 
Providence, RI
Summary: 

Within the residential setting supervises clinical aspects of staffing and programming. Responsible for providing diagnostic assessments, short and long-term trauma-informed counseling services for clients and their families. Provides support and guidance to case managers and direct care staff. Provides emergency crisis intervention/assessment as needed. Participates in the Agency's on-call emergency service provision as scheduled. Collaborates with direct care staff to ensure appropriate delivery of services to clients.

Qualifications: 

Masters Degree in human services (psychology, social work, marriage/family, etc.) required.
RI license preferred. 2 years post-graduate experience in counseling/therapy preferred.
Possession of a valid driver's license and auto insurance required.
Bilingual skills preferred.
 

Compensation: Based on experience, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off and so much more.

Contact: 

Send applications to: Ron Yardeni yardeniro@familyserviceri.org