Therapist

Child & Family Therapist

Organization: 
Children's Research Triangle (CRT)
Location: 
Chicago, IL
Summary: 

We are seeking a full-time clinical therapist to provide treatment for children and families at several of our community-based partner sites. The candidate must be engaging and dynamic and have at least two years post-clinical licensure experience. Children's Research Triangle (CRT) is a non-profit organization with a full medical and psychological clinic nationally recognized for clinical service provision, training, and research.  We are dedicated to the healthy development of children and their families, specializing in working with high risk children, many of whom have been prenatally exposed to drugs and alcohol and/or have experienced trauma/maltreatment.

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

Skills, Qualifications, and Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree must be in Social Work, Psychology, or related field.
  • Clinical License (LCSW, LCPC, LMFT, Licensed Clinical Psychologist). 
  • Two years of clinical experience post-clinical licensure strongly preferred.
  • Advanced clinical training in trauma-informed treatment, child development, psychodynamic psychotherapy, attachment theory and/or other best practices a plus. 
  • Experience conducting biopsychosocial assessments, clinical interviews, and observations in addition to using standardized measures to formulate a comprehensive client assessment. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong work ethic. 
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to determine appropriate treatment and support plans.
  • Experience providing mental health trainings to helping professionals and parents/caregivers.
  • Ability to maintain a positive perspective in the treatment of high-risk children and their families. 
  • Bilingual/Bicultural (Spanish & English) preferred.
  • Supervisory experience a plus.  
  • Must have reliable means of transportation and maintain safe driving record.
     

Principal responsibilities:   

  • Individual, family, dyadic, and/or group therapy.
  • Conceptually and pragmatically assess complex patient histories to formulate an accurate client assessment. 
  • Develop treatment plans with client input to determine goals, objectives, and best practice treatment.
  • Maintain clinical records by following protocols, adhering to timelines, entering and updating data, completing progress notes. 
     
Contact: 

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume or vitae, and 3 professional references to Amy Groessl, agroessl@cr-triangle.org.

Amy Groessl, LCSW
180 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60601
312-726-4011
agroessl@cr-triangle.org
www.childstudy.org

Children’s Research Triangle is an equal opportunity employer. 
 

Clinical Therapist

Organization: 
Children's Research Triangle (CRT)
Location: 
Chicago, IL
Summary: 

We are seeking an experienced clinical therapist to provide treatment for individuals who have mental health and substance abuse issues.  This position is within CRT's Project Thrive, a five-year federal grant-funded project with The Administration for Children and Families (ACF).  This grant enables CRT to provide trauma-informed psychological assessment and therapeutic services to children living in the foster care system, as well as comprehensive therapeutic services for their biological parents. 

Children's Research Triangle (CRT) is a non-profit organization with a full medical and psychological clinic nationally recognized for clinical service provision, training, and research.  We are dedicated to the healthy development of children and their families, specializing in working with high risk children, many of whom have been prenatally exposed to drugs and alcohol and/or have experienced trauma/maltreatment.
 

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

Skills, Qualifications, and Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree must be in Social Work, Psychology or related field.
  • Clinical licensure (LCSW, LCPC, LMFT, Licensed Clinical Psychologist).
  • Certification by the Illinois IAODAPCA Certification Board of at least a CADC and two or more years experience providing treatment to adults with mental health and substance abuse issues.  
  • Experience conducting biopsychosocial assessments, clinical interviews, and observations in addition to using standardized measures to formulate a comprehensive client assessment. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong work ethic. 
  • Advanced training in Motivational Interviewing, DBT, or other relevant EBP’s a plus. 
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to determine appropriate treatment and support plans.
  • Experience providing mental health trainings to helping professionals and parents/caregivers.
  • Ability to maintain a positive perspective in the treatment of high-risk children and their families. 
  • Must have reliable means of transportation and maintain safe driving record.

Principal responsibilities:   
•    Formulate an accurate patient assessment, including information acquired from biopsychosocial assessment and standardized measures.
•    Development and implementation of treatment plans for clients with dual diagnoses, relational or mental health issues.
•    Facilitate best practices that allow the client to explore resolutions and create positive change, as well as reviewing progress on a regular basis.
•    Maintain clinical records by following protocols, adhering to timelines, entering and updating data, completing progress notes. 
 

Contact: 

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume or vitae, and 3 professional references to agroessl@cr-triangle.org.

Amy Groessl, LCSW
180 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 700
Chicago, IL  60601
312.726.4011
agroessl@cr-triangle.org
www.childstudy.org

Children’s Research Triangle is an equal opportunity employer. 
 

Licensed Bilingual Mental Health Therapist: Child Parent Psychotherapy

Organization: 
Healthy Families Durham/Center for Child & Family Health
Location: 
Durham, NC
Summary: 

The Healthy Families Durham program at the Center for Child & Family Health is seeking applications for the position of Licensed Bilingual Mental Health Therapist. This position works with young children aged birth to 5 and their families who have experienced trauma to provide Child Parent Psychotherapy. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2014.

Essential Job Functions:
•    Provide clinical services for families of young children who have experienced trauma
•    Provide Child Parent Psychotherapy in clients’ homes in both Spanish and English
•    Document all contacts in client records
•    Attend weekly supervision meetings
•    Work as an active member of the Healthy Families Durham team by attending regular staff meetings, weekly clinical supervision, quarterly HFD planning meetings, in-service trainings, and other meetings as required
•    Perform other duties as required when assigned by supervisor
•    Maintain licensing
•    Demonstrate cultural sensitivity and understanding of the various cultures served
 

Qualifications: 

1.    Masters degree in social work, counseling, or related field and at least two years of experience working with families and young children
2.    Licensed in social work or counseling
3.    Ability to accept personal differences, establish trusting relationships, and work with culturally diverse populations
4.    Proficient in use of Spanish in a clinical setting.
 

Contact: 

Applicants should send a letter of interest and resume via e-mail to karen.carmody@duke.edu
Letter of interest can be addressed to:
Karen A. Carmody, PhD
Center for Child & Family Health
411 West Chapel Hill Street, Suite 908
Durham, NC 27701

Additional information about the Center for Child & Family Health can be found at: www.ccfhnc.org

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 (available for download on our website) 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.

 

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