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.

 

Medical Director

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
DePelchin Children’s Center (DCC) is currently seeking a board-certified Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist for the position of Medical Director. This position has both administrative and clinical duties. As an administrator, the Medical Director will oversee/supervise clinical services and medical care provided by psychiatrists employed by DePelchin Psychiatric Services (DPS), including monitoring of healthcare compliance and medical records, coordinate scheduling of psychiatrists, develop and review policies and procedures for DPS, and support the psychiatric needs of DCC. As a clinician, the Medical Director will also provide psychiatric services, including psychiatric assessments and medication evaluation and management. In addition, this position will provide consultation with DCC staff, and modest on-call emergency phone coverage.  There are opportunities for adjunct faculty appointments available through Baylor College of Medicine and/or the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.  Compensation is competitive for an opportunity to join an organization with a wonderful mission.
QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION:
•    Medical Degree required from an accredited medical school.

CERTIFICATION:
•    Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible leadership roles in healthcare.

•    Board Certified Child Psychiatrist eligible for licensure to practice medicine in the state of Texas.

•    Certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

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

Family Resource Specialist

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
The Family Resource Specialist will provide coordination of service delivery, and client assistance for a Community Based Parent Education program. The Family Resource Specialist will assist the Program Coordinator and clinical staff in providing program development, scheduling, marketing, enrolling, evaluating, and monitoring services to clients and referral sources in the community. The Family Resources Specialist will facilitate education with client families; provide referral assistance, resource linkage, advocacy and support to clients of the program.  In addition, the Family Resource Specialist will provide administrative support to program staff through completion of data entry and maintaining required databases.  This person will also support program staff in other administrative capacities.   
QUALIFICATIONS
•    Bachelor's Degree in Education, Counseling, or related health field (Relevant experience may be substituted for Bachelor’s degree)
•    Bilingual in English / Spanish Required
•    (2) years exp. in social service setting
•    Excellent communication and organizational skills
•    Ability to multi-task
•    Ability to maintain heavy data entry
•    Familiar with Microsoft Office
•    60 wpm typing skills
•    Effective telephone etiquette and communication skills

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

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

Family Intervention Specialist

Organization: 
Youth Villages
Location: 
Various locations
Summary: 

Youth Villages has been a national leader in the implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 20+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.
If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.
 

Program Overview
Our Intercept program serves a broad population of youth, including those involved with multiple child-serving systems and those at high risk of removal from their families. The program specializes in diverting youth from out of home placements by helping their families safely maintain youth in their home environment. This position is responsible for providing intensive home-based therapy to families.
 

Position Overview
Carry small caseload of 4-6 families
Hold family sessions with each family 3 times a week scheduled at the convenience of the families
3 supervision meetings a week
Web-based documentation (voice recognition technology in most locations)
Provide on-call availability to families during the week, one weekend each month
Drive up to 60-80 miles to meet with families in the home
Counselors provide treatment in individual families' homes in a wide array of settings and communities


Additional Information
Schedule is non-traditional, but flexible and based around clients availability. Since counselors are heavily involved with each family, long hours may be required.
Counselors must have their own vehicle to use for work purposes as well as have liability insurance. Counselors are reimbursed for mileage.
 

Skills and Knowledge Required: 
  • A Master's degree in a social services discipline is required. Degrees that can be considered include: social work, drug and alcohol education or counseling, psychology, criminal justice, guidance counseling, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications.
  • Two years post-graduate experience in counseling is preferred
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule
  • Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.
     

Additional Benefits
Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
Retirement Savings Pension Plan
403 (b)
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
9 paid holidays
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)
EOE
 

Contact: 

Project Manager

Organization: 
Intentional and Effective Places and Spaces for Children’s Positive Mental Health
Location: 
Raleigh, NC
Summary: 

A new partnership among five high-profile institutions seeks a results-oriented professional to drive the success of its collective work. This talented, engaging and energetic professional will provide adaptive leadership and superior project management skills to build a community network to champion children’s mental, social and emotional well-being through the improvement of children’s places and spaces throughout Wake County. Through this partnership The Center for Child and Family Policy (Duke University), Lucy Daniels Center, Marbles Kids Museum, Natural Learning Initiative (College of Design, NC State University), and Project CATCH, a program of The Salvation Army of Wake County aim to nurture children’s mental, social and emotional wellbeing in places and spaces where children live, learn and play. This four-year Project is supported through a $1.9 million grant award from the John Rex Endowment and is rooted in an integrated plan developed by over 100 community stakeholders through a process led by the Duke Center for Child and Family Policy.

The Opportunity
The Project Steering Committee is seeking a seasoned, creative Project Manager. The Project Manager will facilitate: the implementation of a comprehensive communications plan; the selection of nine demonstration sites and engagement of users and managers in participatory improvement processes; the building of a network of Wake County stakeholders and influential leaders; the assessment of successful change mechanisms across sites;
and the extension of the change process to additional sites. One representative from each of the partner organizations, as well as the John Rex Endowment, serves on the Project Steering Committee, which is responsible for directing and overseeing the Project. Marbles Kids Museum
serves as the host agency for the Project’s administrative functions. While employed by Marbles Kids Museum, the Project Manager will report directly to the Project Steering Committee. The full-time position is funded through November 2019 and comes with a complete benefits package. The Project Manager will be supported by a part-time Project Assistant.

Qualifications: 
  1. Support the Project Steering Committee. Build and maintain relationships with Project Steering Committee member organizations, facilitate communications, lead meetings, drive the Project schedule and provide project management and support for all activities.
  2. Coach and manage Project staff (one PT Project Assistant), following Marbles Kids Museum HR and finance policies and practices.
  3. Coordinate the hiring, management and work of relevant consultant/s and/or technical assistance providers in carrying out Project activities.
  4. Develop and maintain positive relationships with stakeholders, helping to identify, recruit and engage stakeholders in carrying out the purpose of the Project. Participate in relevant community networks and related initiatives.
  5. Facilitate implementation of four key Project Strategies: a) Implement a comprehensive communications plan to engage partners, stakeholders and influential leaders in Project activities. b) Improve nine Wake County places and spaces to become demonstration sites serving vulnerable children ages 0-8. c) Build a network of Wake County stakeholders and influential leaders to improve the impact of children’s places and spaces on vulnerable children’s mental, social and emotional well-being. d) Engage Wake County influential leaders as current and future champions of children’s mental, social and emotional well-being by improving children’s places and spaces.
  6. Work with Evaluation Consultant and Project Steering Committee to track outcomes and indicators across the Project and use results to inform Project learning and continuous improvement.
  7. Manage budget and technical resources, working with relevant Marbles Kids Museum staff, and within applicable Project Steering Committee and Marbles policies and procedures.
Skills and Knowledge Required: 
  1. Bachelor's degree and at least 8+ years professional experience successfully managing program partnerships in a fast-paced nonprofit or social enterprise environment is required.
  2. Professional experience and proven commitment to championing the well-being of vulnerable children is required.
  3. Experience and strong understanding in one or more of project core fields is preferred: children’s mental, social and emotional well-being, child development, child and family policy, design of children’s spaces.
  4. Knowledge of and experience working in Wake County is preferred.
  5. Demonstrated appreciation of the role of social and physical environments in children’s well-being.
  6. Proven track record as a collaborative-leader, with a demonstrated ability to motivate teams, build consensus, and inspire confidence and respect.
  7. Success in cultivating stakeholder relationships, inspiring confidence and passion in internal and external audiences.
  8. History of exceptional group facilitation skills, with ability to serve as a neutral arbiter while helping Steering Committee set clear direction, establish priorities and make strategic decisions.
  9. Engaging communicator and presenter, with proven ability to communicate confidently and effectively with coworkers, project partners, community leaders, and other key stakeholders.
  10. Skilled project manager, with proven ability to create and manage multiple budgets, plans and projects simultaneously.
  11. Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  12. Practice in the strategic and tactical use of new media is preferred (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, other).

Personal Characteristics
1. Entrepreneurial spirit, with a willingness to try new ideas and motivate others to do the same.
2. Detail-oriented, with ability to drive multiple tasks forward, coordinate overlapping activities and facilitate communication among multiple partners.
3. Mission driven, with a passion for improving the lives of vulnerable children.
4. Collaborative and community-minded approach, with contagious enthusiasm for collaboration using networkbuilding skill.
5. Respectful and approachable, with high standards for personal integrity.
6. Flexible and friendly, with a preference for a fast-paced, high-energy work environment.
7. Creative and can-do attitude.

Contact: 

Submit a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, title of the position and three professional references to Diane Wardenfelt, Marbles Kids Museum Director of Human Resources, at placesandspaces@marbleskidsmuseum.org or fax to 919.834.3516.


This posting will remain open until the position is filled. Please no phone calls. Marbles Kids Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is seeking a diverse slate of qualified candidates for formal consideration. We participate in E-Verify.

Director for the Campus Division

Organization: 
ANDRUS
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 is looking for a Director for the Campus Division, a pivotal administrative role. The Director of Campus Division is a member of the senior leadership operations team who oversees all service components of the Campus Division; direct reports include Director of Residential Services, 2 Clinical Director positions, School Principal, and Chief Nurse. The Director of Campus Division is responsible for the selection, training and supervision of all campus staff and the safe and effective operations of campus programs to ensure that operations comply with all local, state and federal regulations governing such programs. The Director ensures the various services (Residential, Educational, Clinical, Admissions and Health) are well coordinated and work in concert to meet the complex needs of the children in residential care and programs and are managed in a fiscally sound manner. Knowledge of OCFS and Justice Center residential guidelines is essential to collaborate appropriately with the Quality Assurance and Compliance portion of our programming. This position additionally requires extensive knowledge in residential and educational budgeting, staff scheduling, and managing cost-effective programs. Furthermore, this position requires being on-call on a 24/7 basis to ensure the safety and well-being of children residing on campus; therefore, the ideal candidate will live locally to our Yonkers campus.
 

Qualifications: 

The core qualities the ideal candidate will possess for this position include:

Leadership – Possess integrity and vision and be able to communicate the same. Ability to manage division's 22 million dollar budget effectively with the support and oversight of COO.
Managing People - Includes managing senior level staff in strategic planning and decision making for the School, Residential Program, Clinical Department and Health Center; Takes responsibility for effective implementation of plans for division; able to manage competing priorities and manage concerns and needs of parents, students, staff and other stakeholders; Provides regular performance feedback and lead department heads in doing the same; develop skills of campus management team and encourage growth; solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); Fosters quality focus in others; improves processes, products and services; Continually works to improve supervisory skills and quality of care for the children and families that we serve.
High Energy Level – Able to successfully manage a high volume of communication, calls, emails, and competing and multiple priorities.
Personal Motivation – Possess the internal drive and motivation to excel. Must be available to respond and direct the efforts of leadership appropriately during times of crisis.
Relationship Builder – Able to develop positive relationships with staff, children and parents. Able to represent ANDRUS effectively.
Negotiation Skills – Able to be collaborative and persuasive working towards a win-win result for all parties.

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

•    Master’s Degree in a human services related field; LCSW preferred
•    Minimum of six years supervisory/administration experience with two years preferably in a children’s residential setting.  Must have extensive prior experience working with children with serious emotional disturbances.
•    Knowledge of trauma-informed care and programming
•    High level of personal organization
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills
•    Ability to adhere to our organization’s core values
•    Valid Driver’s License

Contact: 

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to HR-JP Department at 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax 914-965-3883.

ANDRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Clinical Services Director

Organization: 
Safe Shores – The D.C. Children’s Advocacy Center
Location: 
Washington, DC
Summary: 

Safe Shores – The D.C. Children’s Advocacy Center provides intervention, hope and healing for children and families affected by abuse, trauma and violence in the District of Columbia, and prevents child abuse through education and training. Safe Shores is an organization striving for excellence as a service provider, employer and small business. Safe Shores values respect, integrity, excellence, compassion, teamwork, constant learning and innovation. We are seeking a highly capable, experienced, respected and resourceful mental health services professional who is passionate about creating and implementing innovative, effective solutions to help children and families heal.


Working in a child-friendly facility, housing several public and private agencies, the Clinical Services Program Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Clinical Services Program, including clinical supervision; oversight of and quality assurance for the provision of
trauma-focused mental health interventions with child victims, their siblings, and non-offending family members; as well as clinical consultation to the multi-disciplinary team (MDT) that investigates child sexual and physical abuse cases in the District of Columbia; and ensuring effective/appropriate interactions with the judicial system. As a senior level manager, the Clinical Services Director participates on the Management Team and is expected to help guide
and advance the mission of the organization in all ways and to contribute to fostering and maintaining a positive, productive and constructive work environment.


This position is required to participate in an on-call rotation for after-hours and weekend support for forensic interviews. This position is a mandated reporter for child abuse and neglect under the District of Columbia Statute § 4-1321.02.


Essential Qualifications

  • Master’s or doctorate degree in psychology, social work, or related field; clinical license in your field in the District of Columbia (LICSW, LPC, or licensed psychologist)
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience working full-time within a mental health/social service setting providing mental health services to children and adolescents; at least 4 years of experience supervising full-time clinical staff
  • Post-graduate training completed in trauma-focused interventions and modalities
    including trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with different theoretical and intervention models including developmental theories, attachment theories, crisis intervention theories, the dynamics of intra- and extra-familial child abuse, and the DSM-V
  • Proven ability to effectively supervise, motivate and lead staff
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally with diverse individuals and
    groups
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children and adolescents up to 17 years of age
  • Familiarity with and a disposition toward the multi-disciplinary team approach to the investigation and prosecution of child abuse cases
  • Demonstrated ability to testify effectively in civil and criminal proceedings
  • Superb interpersonal skills; high level of cultural competence
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to work independently
  • Familiarity with and a disposition toward the multi-disciplinary team approach to the investigation and prosecution of child abuse cases
  • High level of comfort with technology and proficiency with MS Office applications and the internet
  • Ability to successfully pass Child Protection Registry clearance and criminal background check


Preferred Additional Qualifications

  • Experience working in a Children’s Advocacy Center setting, pediatric organization ortraumatic stress center
  • Oral and written Spanish language fluency
  • Knowledge of or familiarity with criminal investigative, social services and legal systems in the District of Columbia
  • Relationships within the region, including community, organization and university partnerships
     

Primary Areas of Responsibility

  • Provide individual supervision to therapists and interns; conduct quarterly and annual performance appraisals. Participate in the hiring and training of full-time and part-time staff when applicable. Develop and monitor yearly professional development plans with supervisees
  • Implement work plans for program area that are based on the organization’s overall strategic plan; develop yearly service projections and program budget; submit program reports and statistics as required
  • Maintain and assure the integrity and accuracy of program data, statistics and service provision; the quality and confidentiality of electronic and paper case file; and the appropriate use of program supplies and other inventory
  • Serve as part of the organization’s Management Team
  • Conduct therapeutic sessions with children, adolescents, and parents; conduct psychosocial assessments to identify strengths, needs, and appropriate interventions; develop case goals and document progress; conduct pre- and post-tests with clients
  • Assign cases and track program caseloads
  • Participate in MDT and organization-wide planning efforts.
  • Participate in ongoing training and professional development activities including supervision with the Deputy Director
  • Serve as a member of the organization management team and participate in development projects to build financially sustainable programs
     

Other Duties

  • Respond to crisis situations with clients and identify/plan with staff regarding secondary trauma issues
  • Provide non-offending family members with clinical consultation, parent education, and therapeutic referrals
  • Represent the Clinical Services Program at MDT Case Reviews and share appropriate insight and information with MDT members; collaborate with team members in planning care for children/adolescents and arrange services
  • Organize, coordinate and conduct weekly clinical case review with clinical staff and biweekly case review with all program staff
  • With the Deputy Director, coordinate and participate in in-service training sessions on relevant topics, such as engaging clients, child development, and secondary trauma
  • Consult with members of the multi-disciplinary team as requested or as deemed necessary
  • Other reasonable duties as assigned
     

 

Contact: 

Eligible candidates must submit all of the following information by December 31, 2015, to be considered for the position.
1. Curriculum Vitae or resume
2. Proof of Licensure in the District of Columbia
3. Personal statement indicating your interest in the position and how your experiences will benefit Safe Shores
4. Three professional references (must include: name, current title, address, phone number and email address)

Application materials should be submitted via email in MS Word or pdf format to jobs@safeshores.org (subject line should read “CSD Search – [Applicant’s Name])” or mailed to 429 "O" Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001, Attn: CSD Search. No direct contacts will be accepted.

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Child Welfare and Trauma-Informed Care

Organization: 
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Location: 
Memphis, TN
Summary: 

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center invites applicants for postdoctoral training, within a scholar-practitioner model, for a position working with the Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody (UT COE) at the Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities. The UT COE is designated a Community Treatment and Services Center in the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN). Applicants must have a doctorate (Ph.D., Psy.D. or Ed.D.) in clinical, counseling, or school psychology. Completion of all professional doctoral degree requirements from a regionally accredited institution of higher education or an APA/CPA accredited program and predoctoral internship meeting APPIC standards is required before starting the fellowship.

Responsibilities within this position include child evaluations surrounding  trauma issues and developmental functioning, as well as assessment of a range of emotional and behavioral problems evidenced  by children who have experienced abuse and neglect; consultation with caregivers, child welfare workers, teachers, and other service providers regarding effective interventions; supervision of psychology trainees; opportunities for research and program development and evaluation; participation in didactic learning experiences and scholarly presentations; opportunities for providing evidence-based treatment, such as Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), and treatment for Children with Problematic Sexual Behavior. The typical population served is diverse in ethnicity/race and geographic location (e.g., urban and rural).

The stipend is $40,000 for the training year. Applications will be accepted until 1/31/2016, but we encourage applicants to apply sooner as we will be reviewing materials and offering interviews as applications are received.  Please submit CV, letter of interest, representative publications, a sample assessment report, and three letters of recommendation through the APPA CAS Applicant Portal (https://appicpostdoc.liaisoncas.com) or via email to Janet Todd, Ph.D., jtodd@uthsc.edu. Transcripts should be mailed to Janet Todd, Ph.D., University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities, 711 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN 38105. The University of Tennessee Postdoctoral Fellowships are part of the UT Professional Psychology Internship Consortium, which is an APPIC member program. More information about the Postdoctoral Fellowship in Child Welfare and Trauma-Informed Care can be found here: http://www.uthsc.edu/bcdd/training/prof_programs/traumafellowships.php

Contact: 

Please submit CV, letter of interest, representative publications, a sample assessment report, and three letters of recommendation through the APPA CAS Applicant Portal (https://appicpostdoc.liaisoncas.com) or via email to Janet Todd, Ph.D., jtodd@uthsc.edu. Transcripts should be mailed to Janet Todd, Ph.D., University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities, 711 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN 38105. The University of Tennessee Postdoctoral Fellowships are part of the UT Professional Psychology Internship Consortium, which is an APPIC member program. More information about the Postdoctoral Fellowship in Child Welfare and Trauma-Informed Care can be found here: http://www.uthsc.edu/bcdd/training/prof_programs/traumafellowships.php

CAFRU Project Associate

Organization: 
Washington State University Extension
Location: 
Spokane, Washington
Summary: 

The CAFRU Project Associate will be responsible for design and supervision, as well as direct delivery of activities, related to planning, organizing and implementing activities addressing the public health consequences of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and resulting trauma for our grant program scopes of work including assessment, program development, and evaluation for community health, social services, and educational programs.

Qualifications: 


Required:
•    Bachelor’s degree in a relevant extension program discipline.
•    Three (3) years of related experience in the program specialty.
•    Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Additional Requirements
•    A Bachelor’s degree in education, social sciences, clinical or health care related field, or other relevant extension discipline.
•    The ability to travel and work occasional weekend and/or evening hours.
•    Must have, or be able to obtain at time of hire, a valid unrestricted driver’s license.
Preferred Qualifications:
•    A Master’s Degree with three (3) years related experience.
•    Demonstrated teaching experience
•    Community projects evaluation experience.
•    Experience in preparing educational materials for low literacy and diverse populations.
•    Previous experience with community development techniques
•    Experience in delivering technical assistance to rural communities/health systems and K-12 schools.
•    Experience with the social, cultural, economic demographic characteristics of Washington State.
•    Experience in an education, social services, clinical or health care administrative area.
 

Contact: 

To apply, visit www.wsujobs.com and be prepared to submit a letter of interest addressing the required and preferred qualifications, a current resume, and a list of at least three (3) references (include names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers).

For questions about the position, contact Kim Calamia-McKee, 509-358-7506, calamia@wsu.edu

Washington State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action educator and employer.  Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
 

Director, Trauma Recovery Center and Child and Adolescent Advocacy and Resource Center

Organization: 
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry
Location: 
San Francisco
Summary: 

The UCSF Department of Psychiatry invites applications for a Director of the Trauma Recovery Center (TRC) and Child and Adolescent Support Advocacy and Resource Center (CASARC) at the San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH). This is a full time position and will be appointed at the Associate or Full Professor rank, in a series commensurate with experience. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2016 or thereafter. TRC is an award-winning, nationally recognized program that is designed to increase access to services for victims of interpersonal violence. The TRC is a multidisciplinary team, serving some of California’s most vulnerable individuals. Our target population includes victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, gunshot injuries, stabbings and family members of homicide victims and survivors of political torture and individuals with traumatic brain injury. The TRC has developed a new model of clinically and cost-effective care for adult victims of interpersonal violence, combining outreach, case management, assistance with law enforcement, substance-abuse treatment, and trauma-informed therapy to deal with the emotional wounds inflicted by interpersonal violence.

CASARC provides specialized services to children, adolescents (up to age 18) and their families who have experienced trauma. This includes sexual abuse and physical abuse and witnessing severe violence. Services include forensic interviews, state evidentiary medical exams, screening interviews, crisis intervention, case management, clinical assessments, trauma focused psychotherapy for individuals, groups and families and education for community providers including teachers, physicians, and child welfare workers.

The Director will lead both organizations by directing, organizing, and evaluating the administrative and clinical operations. He or she will oversee all teaching and training aspects, including the teaching of medical students, psychiatric residents, pre- and post-doctoral psychology and social work interns assigned to TRC and CASARC. Candidates must have a proven track record in seeking and obtaining additional funding through grant writing and other mechanisms and must be able to foster and support clinical services research within these programs. Finally, the Director reports to the Executive Director of TRC and CASARC.

Qualifications: 
  • PhD or PsyD in Clinical Psychology from an APA approved graduate program, and licensed by the California Board of Psychology at the time of appointment or have an MD, board certified in psychiatry, and licensed to practice medicine in California at the time of appointment
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in clinical administration and program development
  • Demonstrated leadership skills

Preferred:

  • Strong vision, enthusiasm and leadership skills
  • Experience in supervising and teaching a multidisciplinary staff and trainees
  • Clinical knowledge and skills in providing evidence-based, trauma-focused treatment
  • Experience working with culturally diverse, low-income and medically indigent patient populations
  • Bilingual applicants are strongly encouraged to apply