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The ACS-NYU Children's Trauma Institute
The Children's Trauma Institute is an innovative collaboration between the New York City Administration for Children's Services and the New York University School of Medicine to use trauma-related knowledge in child welfare settings to improve outcomes for children and families. We are currently recruiting for two bilingual Spanish/English clinicians to deliver an evidence-based mental health treatment for mothers in preventive services with histories of trauma/PTSD. Clinicians must be comfortable working in the field/community and traveling via public transportation. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
• delivering manualized mental health intervention in child welfare settings;
• conducting assessments;
• coordinating intervention delivery with staff from ACS and contract agencies;
• providing technical assistance and training to staff from ACS and contract agencies;
• assisting with project management and organization;
• assisting with database management and data analysis; and
• assisting with papers and presentations.
Minimum requirements include a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, an LCSW and minimum of 5 years post-licensure experience. Knowledge of trauma and child welfare is required. Experience with research, project management, and collection of research assessments is desired. Flexibility around work hours, and the ability to work some evenings, is preferred. The candidate should possess strong interpersonal skills and problem-solving abilities. Salary is commensurate with experience.
For consideration, please send a resume and a recent writing sample to Julie Chipman at Julie.Chipman@nyumc.org.
Currently we are seeking an Executive Director to lead the J.E. and Z.B Butler Child Advocacy Center, a program of the Department of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Montefiore. The Butler Center is a Tier I certified hospital based child abuse evaluation and treatment program that provides forensic interviews, medical assessment and mental health treatment to children and families when child abuse is suspected. The position affords an exciting opportunity for a creative individual to expand his or her horizon to strengthen a world class multidisciplinary child abuse evaluation and treatment program in the Bronx. The appropriate candidate will have broad experience that encompasses research development, high level agency and personnel management, and integration of program operations with outside partner agencies. Candidates with an MD degree and academic pediatrics experience are preferred but others with appropriate expertise and experience will be considered. The CAC is seeking an individual with an understanding of the field of child abuse and neglect who is dedicated to leading the program in a new direction. Charismatic interpersonal and leadership skills and a track record in program development, research development, and fundraising are critically important to the position.
Interested applicants should submit a CV via email to:
Marino Jimenez, Sr. Recruiter
- Works as a Trauma Informed-Care Trainer in the Child and Family Service Agency Child Welfare Training Academy (CWTA), Office of the Deputy Director for Planning, Policy, and Program Support (ODDPPPS), The Trauma Informed-Care Trainer is a licensed clinical social worker who will provide trauma-informed education to social workers, resource parents, and other child welfare and non-child welfare professionals.
- Conducts pre-service and in-service training classes that focus on competency based, trauma informed training, and job skill application, the principles of adult learning, and are consistent with the Child and Family Services Agency's (CFSA) policy and best practice methodology.
- Assesses the CFSA workforce training needs and the design, delivery and evaluation of trainings that promote trauma- informed, evidence-based or best practices supporting recovery and resiliency.
- Delivers trauma focused training in various classroom formats, using relevant training materials such as guides, handouts, class exercises or assessment tools based on a variety of instructional strategies, aids, policy, standards and practical application.
- Collaborates with the Program Manager, CWTA trainers, or other assigned subject matter experts to develop a trauma informed training curriculum. Reviews course evaluation summaries and develops curriculum plan with Program Manager on course revisions as needed.
- Assists in the development with and revision of training curricula; leads in the development and revision as required.
- Develops task-based performance orientated course curricula and lesson plans, designed to achieve maximum participant development and task competencies.
- Expands and/or modifies training material and course content to address the diversity and proficiency levels of participants.
- Conducts course work training based on a variety of instructional strategies, aids, policy, standards and practical application.
- Prepares written and demonstration instructional material which incorporate a variety of material, visual aids and media.
- Utilizes agency policy and guidelines to evaluate, measure and document participant/student progress through written examinations or developmental activities.
- Monitors participant/student progress and consults with program staff to access the nexus between instruction and subsequent job performance.
- Maintains the confidentiality of the information relative to performance results of training and future training recertification dates as required of social workers.
- Recommends administrative and operational proposals for new instructional programs, workshops, seminars and classes to meet standards for CFSA guidelines.
A master's degree in social work from a school accredited by the Council of Social Work Education. At least one year of specialized experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Candidates who are certified in Trauma-Informed Care and Counseling are preferred.
Licensure Requirement: DC Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW) ;a DC Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) is preferred. (Must supply a copy).
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
The mission of the Center for Youth Wellness (CYW) is to improve the health of children and adolescents exposed to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). We do this through three primary activities:
- CYW uses mental health and wellness interventions to prevent and heal the chemical, physiological, and neuro-developmental effects of ACEs.
- CYW improves the competencies and capacities of other youth-serving organizations to identify children with ACEs and make appropriate service plans and referrals.
- CYW develops and disseminates knowledge about ACEs and its consequences to improve policies and practices that affect child health and development.
RELEVANCE OF THE POSITION
The Center for Youth Wellness (CYW) seeks a motivated, energetic Research Assistant to assist the Director of Research in developing and implementing CYW research program on toxic stress and ACEs. The research assistant will work closely with the Director of Research to develop all relevant research documents and will directly work with research participants to collect informed consent and biological specimen as required. He/she will update the patient database with all relevant information and comply with confidential regulations about patients’ data. Finally, he/she will participate and assist in the organization of community-based events and trainings relevant to the research program. Overall, the Research assistant will provide general office management (subject scheduling, data management), technical assistance (collecting, processing, coordinating samples, data, information and data) and serve as the CYW phlebotomist. The Research Assistant will report directly to the Director of Research.
- Knowledge of public health.
- Familiarity with clinical research regulations.
- Knowledge of the Bayview Hunters Point Community history and challenges and demonstrated cultural competency working with this community or similar community preferred.
- Required experience working with low-income communities of color.
- Outstanding communication, technical writing skills and understanding of medical terminology/research.
- Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
- Ability to understand and follow complex, detailed technical instructions.
- Ability to understand and follow basic scientific research protocol and procedure.
- Highly proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint), email, internet.
- Advanced understanding of data management processes.
- Ability to analyze and interpret scientific data and skilled in the use of computerized systems and databases.
- Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
- Ability to thrive in a collaborative, service and mission-driven environment.
- Ability to take initiative.
- Ability to be creative and flexible in day-to-day work.
Required licenses and/or credentials:
- Bachelor’s degree in health related field (1+ year clinical research experience preferred).
- Psychology field preferred. Experience with psychometric assessments preferred.
- Spanish speaking highly preferred
Reports to: The Research Assistant reports to the Director of Research.
This is a full-time position. Salary based on experience and qualifications.
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with “Research Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls please.
Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis (CASGSL), a unit of the Department of Psychology at the University of Missouri – St. Louis is accepting applications for a 1 year postdoctoral fellowship in the area of Child Trauma beginning September 1, 2014, with the possibility of a renewable year. CASGSL is a fully funded Category III site of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network and the Post Doc position is funded through the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (Grant #061114-01). The primary objective for this position is to produce clinicians who are well versed in the practice, supervision and training of evidenced based practice used to treat childhood traumatic stress. Fellows will be working on the Families Learning About Recovery Strategies (FLARES) project which provides simultaneous treatment of children and their caregivers who have experienced trauma. Training includes opportunities for assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning, outpatient individual, and family treatment as well as opportunities for supervision of student trainees and training of community clinicians all under the guidance of a clinical supervisor. Fellows provide services to a diverse clientele of children and families.
Applicants will have completed an APA-accredited internship and all requirements for a doctoral degree in Clinical/Counseling Psychology prior to an anticipated September 1, 2014 start date. Training and practice implementing Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is preferred. Fellows will receive sufficient supervision for licensure and may be eligible for the federal loan repayment program. In addition to a 12-month competitive stipend, Fellows will be eligible for the University benefit package including medical, dental and life insurance and paid professional liability insurance.
First consideration will be given to complete applications received by February 1, 2014.
To apply, please send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, documentation of TF-CBT training, three reference letters, a report writing sample and graduate transcript to: Natalie Wilcox, Ph.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis, Weinman Building, Upper Level, University of Missouri – St. Louis, One University Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63121-4499. The University of Missouri – St. Louis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.
The ideal candidate will have experience with trauma-informed therapy for children/families and evidenced-based training experience. The Family Advocacy Center (FAC) has recently won their second federal SAMHSA grant to disseminate Trauma- Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), an evidence-based trauma-informed treatment, to community partners. With this new four-year grant, FAC will continue to be a member of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN), whose mission is to improve the quality, effectiveness, and availability of services for children and families who experience traumatic events.
Baystate Family Advocacy Center, a program of the Baystate Children's Hospital and a nationally accredited Child Advocacy Center, is a child-focused, community oriented, facility-based program in which mental health therapists from many disciplines meet, discuss and make decisions about investigation, treatment and prosecution of child abuse cases.
Our small, multidisciplinary clinical team offers an inclusive, supportive and collaborative environment offering trainings in various models and supervision giving you the resources needed to succeed. Balancing the challenging trauma cases, we offer opportunity to work on special projects which encourage creative, innovated ideas related to the program and acquiring grants which provide the highest level of training to broaden the scope of quality trauma work in the region.
As the Behavioral Health Clinician, you will perform a wide variety of duties involving patient evaluation, case management, treatment, discharge planning and documentation, as well as, provide individual, family and group treatment to children and adolescents who have experienced trauma (victims of sexual abuse, exposure to domestic violence, community violence and other traumas).
Additional responsibilities include;
• Comprehensive, age-specific assessments include a social, psychological, cultural, spiritual, environmental and financial assessment necessary to inform proper therapeutic care.
• Support patients' rights by treating the individual needs in the framework of their specific psychosocial, spiritual, developmental and cultural variables.
• Utilize evidence-based trauma-informed therapies to help patients and their families deal with their trauma history more effectively.
We are seeking an energetic, motivated and passionate mental health professional committed to children who have been impacted by trauma.
• Master's degree in Social Work or other related field is required.
• Minimum licensure level of LCSW is required for this position. Licensed Independent Masters-level Clinician (i.e. LICSW, LMHC) is strongly preferred.
• Experience working with trauma-informed therapy for children/families, evidenced-based training and trauma and traumatic grief experience is strongly preferred.
• Bi-lingual bi-cultural applicants encouraged to apply.
• Demonstrate strong clinical skills
Learn more about the Family Advocacy Center and visit our website to apply on-line www.baystatehealthjobs.com to position umber 63814. Please include a resume with your online application.
Baystate Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. EOE/AA
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.
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.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and application (available for download on our website) to:
Vice President for Administration and Human Resources
200 North 22nd Street
Richmond, VA 23223
You may also fax application materials attn: Linda Whitaker at (804) 644-9596 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
The Peacock Foundation works with high risk and at risk youth through out Los Angeles and Orange County. We provide an 8 week introduction to therapy program that educated those most in need about access to Mental Health and work to break down negative schemas about therapy. To increase our rapport and effectiveness with have developed animal assisted interventions into our program. We require a 16 week commitment for training and program facilitation. We interview 2 times a year and are always accepting applications.
ANDRUS is seeking a talented, self-motivated, curious and hard-working professional to join our residential program for girls. Clinical social workers are key members of the clinical team, and are primarily responsible for the children and families on their caseload. This responsibility means compiling a thorough history and assessment of the children and family through varied means, developing a comprehensive treatment plan along with the entire treatment team, leading and facilitating the team’s efforts to assist the children and families’ growth and change, and providing innovative treatment approaches both with the individual children and with the family when able.
The clinical social worker provides individual, family, and group therapy using a range of therapeutic models and techniques. She or he maintains accurate and timely paperwork, monitors and leads the treatment plan review process and is an active and involved member of the campus teams. She or he is responsible for providing clinical practices that are highly effective, and participate in the ongoing acquisition of knowledge, a core commitment of both the agency and the department.
The clinical social worker is also responsible for successfully representing the agency at ongoing meetings, to include CSE reviews, treatment planning conferences, court hearings, and other professionally related events. Excellent communication with children, families and school districts is a must.
It is required that the candidate possess an LCSW. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, strong skills in a variety of software applications, and strong organizational skills. Clinical experience with trauma-informed treatment is a must. Valid driver’s license in good standing required. Applicants of color are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
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 email@example.com or fax to 914-965-3883.
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ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and extend equal opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or disability.
Supervises staff and coordinates program services including client assessments, treatment plans, client recordkeeping and quality control of service delivery. Works closely with project partners to maximize treatment and triage services for children, adolescents, and their families experiencing sexual violence, dating violence, physical abuse and neglect. Establishes and coordinates Partner Advisory Team and Consumer Advisory Team. Participates in the implementation and monitoring of CARES Program data collection, evaluation, and reporting requirements. Works with CARES Training Coordinator, NCTSN and other partners in planning and participating in training and grantee meetings. Assists Board of Director, Program Director and Development staff in resource development to continue project after grant funding ends. Ensures program services operate efficiently, ethically, legally and in accordance with defined program guidelines.
Masters degree with supervisory experience and a minimum of 5 years of direct service experience; social work (LGSW) or counseling license (LPC) required.
Please send resume to Family Sunshine Center, P.O. Box 5160, Montgomery, Alabama 36103 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiry may be directed to the Program Director or Business Director at 334-206-2100.
Position open until filled.