Clinician

Baystate Health is seeking a Full-time Behavioral Health Clinician

Organization: 
Baystate Health
Location: 
Springfield, MA
Summary: 

The Family Advocacy Center is an accredited Children's Advocacy Center, which is a child-focused, community oriented, facility-based program in which representatives from many disciplines meet to discuss and make decisions about investigation, treatment and prosecution of child abuse cases. Additionally, The Family Advocacy Center is a recipient of a SAMHSA grant emphasizing Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), an evidence-based trauma-informed treatment.  As the Baystate Behavioral Health Therapist you are a member of a multidisciplinary team of clinicians who provide trauma-informed assessments, as well as, individual and group therapy to children, adolescents and their families who have been impacted by trauma (victims of sexual abuse, physical abuse, exposure to domestic violence and other traumas).
We also provide individual and group therapy to children/adolescents/adults impacted by traumatic grief.


Additional responsibilities will include:
•    Under the direction of the Medical Director and Clinical Supervisor, the Behavioral Health Clinician performs a wide variety of duties involving patient evaluation, case management, treatment, discharge planning and documentation.
•    Provides trauma-informed assessments of children who have experienced maltreatment.  The assessments are comprehensive, age-specific and include a social, psychological, cultural, spiritual, environmental and financial assessment necessary to inform proper therapeutic care.
•    Ability to formulate trauma-informed treatment goals/plans with the client and refer to other disciplines as needed. Supports patients' rights by treating the individual needs in the framework of their specific psychosocial, spiritual, developmental and cultural variables
•    Provides therapeutic services to patients and families.  Utilizes evidence-based trauma-informed therapies to help patients and their families deal with their trauma history more effectively.  Demonstrates strong clinical skills.
•    Demonstrates skill of collaboration, advocacy and linkage as they relate to patient care.  Provides patients and families with information on community resources and appropriately refers patients/families to identified resources.  Participates in patient and family educational efforts.
•    Maintains all appropriate records and follow the department documentation policy.
•    Adheres to Departmental policies and procedures.  Meets productivity standards.  Contributes to Performance Improvement activities when indicated to improve areas within clinical practice, or systems issues effecting delivery of service.
•    Contributes to development of programs within the Family Advocacy Center, the Departments of Behavioral Health and Pediatrics, as well as our community partners.

What You Need To Know:
Full-time / 36 hours
Location: 50 Maple Street, 3rd fl Springfield, MA
Baystate Behavioral Health Family Advocacy Center
Baystate Behavioral Health Family Advocacy Center offers comprehensive psychiatric and psychological services for children, adolescents, and their families facing acute and chronic medical conditions. This is a service of Baystate Medical Center.

 

Qualifications: 

•    Master's Degree in Social Work or other related field
•    LICSW or LMHC are required
•    Experience working with children and families in a therapeutic is preferred
•    Bilingual / Bicultural is preferred

Clinician

Organization: 
Chadwick Center for Children and Families, Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego
Location: 
San Diego, CA
Summary: 

The Chadwick Center for Children and Families at Rady Children’s Hospital is currently seeking a full-time clinician to provide therapy to children who have experienced trauma, including sexual abuse, physical abuse, and exposure to domestic violence.  The Chadwick  Center offers  programs  and  services  that  provide  for  the  prevention,  identification  and  treatment  of  abused  and traumatized  children,  as  well  as  to  families  impacted  by  domestic  violence,  and  is  one  of  the  largest  hospital-based  child  advocacy  and  trauma treatment centers in the nation, with a combined staff of more than 75 professionals in the fields of medicine, social work, psychology, psychiatry, child  development,  nursing,  and  education  technology. 

Applicants must have a Master’s degree or Doctorate in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field, be licensed or license-eligible in California, and be bilingual in English/Spanish.  Priority will be given to licensed applicants who have at least a minimum of 1 year experience serving abused, traumatized, or at-risk children and families and are experienced in the provision of Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Child-Parent Psychotherapy, or other trauma-focused evidence-based treatment.  The ideal candidate has strong written and oral communication skills, works effectively in a team environment, has knowledge of the child welfare and legal systems, is skilled at developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with others (clients, caregivers, co-workers, professionals from other agencies and organizations), and is committed to principles of cultural competency.

Please submit a cover letter and resume/CV (including three references) via e-mail to:
Lisa Conradi, Psy.D.
Director of Clinical Operations
Chadwick Center for Children and Families
Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego
E-mail: lconradi@rchsd.org
 

Staff Clinician I

Organization: 
DePelchin Children’s Center
Location: 
Texas
Summary: 

DePelchin Children’s Center is the leading center in Texas for children’s well-being, with a focus on a mental health, foster care and adoption services. For more than 120 years, DePelchin has been turning lives around with comprehensive care for children, including psychiatric services, counseling, programs for at-risk youths, parent education, residential treatment, foster care and adoption. In keeping with the mission of the organization and building upon its solid reputation throughout greater Houston, DePelchin is establishing a training institute that will be dedicated to advancing professional knowledge.

JOB RESPONSIBILITES
This bilingual required position will provide parent education in a home-based setting throughout Harris County.  The purpose of this program is to prevent child abuse and neglect by decreasing the risk factors that contribute to child maltreatment and increasing the protective factors that prevent maltreatment.  The program is home based and will utilize the Triple P Model of Parenting.  Clinicians will conduct intake, assessment, construct treatment plans, provide supportive counseling and teach parenting using the Triple P parenting curriculum.  Staff will also work closely with the surrounding community providing advocacy and referral services. 

QUALIFICATIONS
•    Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or Related Human Services Field

•    Bilingual in English / Spanish Required

•    One (1) year experience

•    Work hours: Flexible: vary according to client needs.  Evenings will be required and the schedule may require working some Saturdays.

•    Reliable transportation is required.


DePelchin Children’s Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
 

Contact: 

To apply visit: www.depelchin.org or email resume to cdosie@depelchin.org

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.

Full-time Psychotherapist

Organization: 
The Georgia Center for Child Advocacy
Location: 
Atlanta, GA
Summary: 

The Georgia Center for Child Advocacy, a Children’s Advocacy Center and NCTSN Cat III site in Atlanta GA, is seeking a full-time clinician to provide therapy to children who have experienced trauma, particularly sexual abuse and commercial sexual exploitation. Applicants must have a Master’s degree or PhD in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field, be licensed or license-eligible in Georgia, and have a minimum of 1 year experience serving abused, traumatized, or at-risk children and families. Priority will be given to licensed applicants who have experience working specifically with commercially sexually exploited children and their families, and are experienced in the provision of Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy or other trauma-focused evidence-based treatment. The ideal candidate has strong written and oral communication skills, works effectively in a team environment, has knowledge of the child welfare and legal systems, is skilled at developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with others (clients, caregivers, co-workers, professionals from other agencies and organizations), and is committed to principles of cultural competency.

Please submit a cover letter and resume/CV (including references) to:

Kelly Kinnish, PhD

Director of Clinical Services

Georgia Center for Child Advocacy

PO Box 17770

Atlanta GA 30307

kellyk@gacfca.org (email communication preferred)

Clinician

Organization: 
The Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute
Location: 
Brookline and Acton, MA
Summary: 

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.

Qualifications: 

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

Contact: 

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: mzucker@jri.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.

 

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