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.

 

Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) Specialist

Organization: 
The Health Federation of Philadelphia
Location: 
Philadelphia
Summary: 

The Health Federation of Philadelphia received funding from the Children’s Bureau to develop and lead a collaborative effort involving the City of Philadelphia Departments of Human Services and Behavioral Health and Intellectual disabilities and the Family Division of the Philadelphia Court. The purpose of the Regional Partnership is to increase child, parent and family-well-being for children birth through five who are involved with DHS and affected by parental substance use. The direct services arm of the grant, The Child Parent Project, is integrating Child-Parent Psychotherapy, an evidence based dyadic model of trauma treatment for children birth through five into the array of services offered to families with young children involved with the Department of Human Services. The project will have a descriptive evaluation model. Additionally, the Regional Partnership will work to improve the overall system of services for young children affected by parental substance abuse by strengthening existing partnerships and interagency collaborations and expanding cross-system training.

The CPP Specialist will be trained in the Child Parent Psychotherapy model and will be responsible for providing all assessments, intervention, and referral services to eligible families.

Qualifications: 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS
Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Responsible for providing direct services to participants of the project
  • Responsible for building relationships with and providing full psycho-social trauma informed assessment to participants
  • Develop goal-directed service plans; keep appropriate documentation including progress notes and maintenance of client clinical charts.
  • Carry an ongoing caseload of 12-15 families
  • Provide CPP to families in the program at the ARC, at Community Umbrella Agencies, and/or in their homes; travel required throughout city of Philadelphia
  • Provide follow-up to re-engage clients who fail to appear for appointments or drop out of treatment
  • Assist with coordination of all baseline and follow-up assessments necessary for compliance
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with all team members and partners to ensure family’s needs are being met
  • Collaborate with other institutions where families are referred for trauma related issues
  • Prepare and provide supervisor with all required statistical and narrative reports in a timely manner
  • Participate in weekly individual and group reflective supervision
  • Comply with all data collection and report submission deadlines required by funder
  • Maintain ongoing positive working relationships with referring agency personnel.
  • Attend case consultation meetings as scheduled
  • Attend and participate in all staff meetings
  • Participate in in-service training, group facilitation and other appropriate training and educational programs
  • Represent organization/program at meetings, coalitions, etc. including referral training and recruitment activities as needed to sustain the ongoing work of The Child Parent Project
  • Other duties as assigned
Skills and Knowledge Required: 
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience providing therapy to high risk children birth through 5 and their families
  • Knowledgeable about trauma, violence exposure, and substance abuse, and their impact on inner city communities, agencies, families, and individuals.
  • Knowledge about and skills in providing trauma informed services.
  • Knowledge of Philadelphia’s public child welfare and behavioral health systems
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills and ability to interface effectively at all levels
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team as well as independently
  • Possess qualities of flexibility, collaborative leadership, diplomacy, creativity and accountability
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle crisis situations

Education:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, counseling, or related field
  • Must have valid license to practice in field of study in Pennsylvania

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bi-lingual in Spanish and English
  • Experience providing home-based services
  • Previous Child-Parent Psychotherapy training through an NCTSN Learning Collaborative Model

Work Environment:
Standard shared office setting including the provision of services in separate therapy/play space, in homes, and at community agencies.

Position Type and Work Schedule:
Full time position, typical hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Flex office schedule options available with supervisor approval. Flexible schedule required; evenings and weekends may be required.

Travel:

Local travel to various community agencies and client homes several times per week.

Physical Demands:
Ability to travel via car or public transportation and routinely move and transport supplies and materials weighing up to 15 lbs.

Contact: 

DISCLAIMER
The Health Federation reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the Company desires. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee assigned to this position. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, responsibilities and/or skills to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This job description is not an employment contract, implied, or otherwise. The employment relationship remains “at will.” The aforementioned job requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified disabled individuals.

The Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or any classification protected by federal, state or local law.

Send resume and cover letter to:
Una Majmudar, LCSW
Health Federation of Philadelphia
Program Manager, Child Parent Project
umajmudar@healthfederation.org

Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) Specialist

Organization: 
Health Federation of Philadelphia
Location: 
Philadelphia, PA
Summary: 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Health Federation of Philadelphia received funding from the Children’s Bureau to develop and lead a collaborative effort involving the City of Philadelphia Departments of Human Services and Behavioral Health and Intellectual disabilities and the Family Division of the Philadelphia Court. The purpose of the Regional Partnership is to increase child, parent and family-well-being for children birth through five who are involved with DHS and affected by parental substance use. The direct services arm of the grant, The Child Parent Project, is integrating Child-Parent Psychotherapy, an evidence based dyadic model of trauma treatment for children birth through five
into the array of services offered to families with young children involved with the Department of Human Services. The project will have a descriptive evaluation model. Additionally, the Regional Partnership will work to improve the overall system of services for young children affected by parental substance abuse by strengthening existing partnerships and interagency collaborations and expanding cross-system training.

JOB SUMMARY 

The CPP Specialist will be trained in the Child Parent Psychotherapy model and will be responsible for providing all assessments, intervention, and referral services to eligible families.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Responsible for providing direct services to participants of the project
  • Responsible for building relationships with and providing full psycho-social trauma informed assessment to participants
  • Develop goal-directed service plans; keep appropriate documentation including progress notes and maintenance of client clinical charts.
  • Carry an ongoing caseload of 12-15 families
  • Provide CPP to families in the program at the ARC, at Community Umbrella Agencies, and/or in their homes; travel required throughout city of Philadelphia
  • Provide follow-up to re-engage clients who fail to appear for appointments or drop out of treatment
  • Assist with coordination of all baseline and follow-up assessments necessary for compliance
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with all team members and partners to ensure family’s needs are being met
  • Collaborate with other institutions where families are referred for trauma related issues
  • Prepare and provide supervisor with all required statistical and narrative reports in a timely manner
  • Participate in weekly individual and group reflective supervision
  • Comply with all data collection and report submission deadlines required by funder
  • Maintain ongoing positive working relationships with referring agency personnel.
  • Attend case consultation meetings as scheduled
  • Attend and participate in all staff meetings.
  • Participate in in-service training, group facilitation and other appropriate training and educational programs
  • Represent organization/program at meetings, coalitions, etc. including referral training and recruitment activities as needed to sustain the ongoing work of The Child Parent Project.
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience providing therapy to high risk children birth through 5 and their families
  • Knowledgeable about trauma, violence exposure, and substance abuse, and their impact on inner city communities, agencies, families, and individuals.
  • Knowledge about and skills in providing trauma informed services.
  • Knowledge of Philadelphia’s public child welfare and behavioral health systems
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills and ability to interface effectively at all levels
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team as well as independently
  • Possess qualities of flexibility, collaborative leadership, diplomacy, creativity and accountability
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle crisis situations

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bi-lingual in Spanish and English
  • Experience providing home-based services
  • Previous Child-Parent Psychotherapy training through an NCTSN Learning Collaborative Model

Education:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, counseling, or related field
  • Must have valid license to practice in field of study in Pennsylvania
 
Work Environment:
Standard shared office setting including the provision of services in separate therapy/play space, in homes, and at community agencies.

Position Type and Work Schedule:
Full time position, typical hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Flex office schedule
options available with supervisor approval. Flexible schedule required; evenings and weekends may be
required.

Travel:
Local travel to various community agencies and client homes several times per week.

Physical Demands:
Ability to travel via car or public transportation and routinely move and transport supplies and materials
weighing up to 15 lbs.

DISCLAIMER
The Health Federation reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the Company
desires. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by
an employee assigned to this position. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties,
including essential duties, responsibilities and/or skills to be performed by the employee occupying this position.
This job description is not an employment contract, implied, or otherwise. The employment relationship remains
“at will.” The aforementioned job requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified
disabled individuals.


The Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or preference,
marital status or any classification protected by federal, state or local law.

TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter to:
Una Majmudar, LCSW
Health Federation of Philadelphia
Program Manager, Child Parent Project
umajmudar@healthfederation.org

Mental Health Training and Consultation Coordinator (F/T)

Organization: 
The NYC Administration for Children’s Services
Location: 
New York
Summary: 

The NYC Administration for Children’s Services (our child protective services agency) has initiated a project in which they are trying to improve case management and mental health services for children in foster care. Mental health practitioners serving foster care families will be trained in trauma-informed CBT using a learning collaborative framework. The following is a posting for a Clinician/Trainer (certified in TF-CBT) who will coordinate the mental health arm of this project in collaboration with Child HELP Partnership, a specialized clinical research program working with traumatized families. Please feel free to distribute the job posting.

The School of Professional Studies of the City University of New York (CUNY SPS) has launched sixteen degrees: ten bachelor's degrees open to students with 24 or more college credits who wish to complete their undergraduate studies, and six master's degrees, with more programs currently in development. CUNY SPS leads the University in developing and operating online degree programs, and trains faculty throughout CUNY in online instruction. CUNY SPS is also the home of the Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies, which offers higher education programs for working adults and union members, and serves as a nationally-recognized center for scholarship and resources for labor, academic, and community leaders seeking a deeper understanding of labor and urban issues.

CUNY SPS seeks an experienced cognitive behavior therapy practitioner to serve as Mental Health Training and Consultation Coordinator to facilitate learning and professional development for community-based mental health clinicians who serve families in foster care. Sponsored by NYC Administration for Children and Families (ACS), the learning program is designed to support the implementation of evidence-based practice to strengthen the connection between the child welfare and mental health systems. The CUNY team will work on site at ACS offices and at selected training facilities.

Qualifications: 

Minimum requirements for the position:

  • Master’s degree in social work; or doctorate in clinical, counseling, or school psychology, enrollment in a doctoral program in psychology having completed all requirements with the exception of the dissertation (A.B.D) by position start date, or with post-doctoral status working towards licensure.
  • 2+ years of experience in providing mental health services in New York City or sufficient knowledge of the New York City child welfare system preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience in providing mental health consultation or training to professionals in CBT-type models.
  • Used CBT models with at least 10 clients (variety of anxiety, depression, conduct, and trauma) or went through a trauma focused-CBT learning collaborative and used models with at least 5 clients (at least one each of anxiety, depression, and conduct).
  • Experience in supervising or peer-supervising clinicians delivering trauma focused-CBT or other CBT interventions.
  • 2+ years of experience in a coordination, supervisory, management, or consultation role.
  • Strong presentation skills in verbal/written communication to present material to diverse audiences in a creative way.
  • Demonstrates ability to utilize a variety of training delivery strategies; Ability to manage group dynamics, ensuring participation from all attendees.
  • Ability to communicate, network, and interact with, as well as support, effective partnerships with a broad range of internal and external individuals or agency representatives.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Ability to carry out complex assignments and adapt to changing situations and priorities.
  • Strong computer skills such as training modules and office software (i.e. Microsoft Office and PowerPoint).
Skills and Knowledge Required: 

Reporting to the Deputy Program Director for Evidence-Based Models, the Mental Health Training and Consultation Coordinator:
 

  • Coordinates a team of trainers to support the implementation of evidence-based models in child welfare and cognitive behavioral therapy.
  • Participates as a member of the senior management team leading the implementation of evidence-based models.
  • Trains community mental health clinicians in the use of parent management training (PMT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to support evidence-based practice in services for foster care families. Leads three-day training sessions and follow-up consultation sessions.
  • Presents and facilitates CBT and PMT training programs which apply adult learning concepts, effectively engage participants of varying learning needs and foster learning and implementation of best practice in the field.
  • Performs and coordinates implementation of transfer of learning opportunities (e.g., consultation via conference calls, coaching, written feedback) in consultation with ACS, faculty experts, and program leadership to help learners apply knowledge and skills to their daily practice.
  • Collaborates with ACS and other partners to assess and develop implementation, training and technical assistance plans to ensure policy is effectively translated into practice.
  • Compiles, analyzes, and interprets training data.
  • Performs day-to-day operational duties such as: facilitating quality training and technical assistance provision; training and guiding new hires; developing policies, procedures, and/or methods for implementation of training and technical assistance; and participating in field visits, responding to requests and questions from individuals, institutions, government agencies and
  • Other duties as assigned.
     
Contact: 

Apply online here.

Clinical Psychologist – Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Organization: 
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Summary: 

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center is accepting applications for an academic faculty clinical psychologist, suitable for appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. The assignment will be through the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The position is responsible for clinical and educational responsibilities, in a variety of settings including acute inpatient care facilities, outpatient clinics, psychiatric emergency facilities and consult liaison settings. Many of the children served by the Division have experienced trauma. The Division is an NCTSN category III site and there are opportunities to serve children in our child trauma clinic.

The position offers a multi-cultural clinical care experience, an opportunity for multi-disciplinary scholarly activities and research opportunities as well as the potential for leadership and administrative development in a large University Health Sciences Center. Educational activities include supervision of trainees in multiple disciplines, including psychology interns, medical students, residents, and fellows.

Albuquerque is New Mexico’s largest city and is located in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley with stunning natural beauty. We are eager to put together the right package for an individual with a passion for child, adolescent and transitional age psychology and an interest in joining a team of talented, caring and committed faculty members. Salary and academic rank are commensurate with experience and academic background.
 

Qualifications: 

Minimum Requirements:
•    Doctorate Degree;
•    Proven clinical experience – minimum 1 year;
•    Licensable in New Mexico;
•    Must be eligible to work in the United States.

Preferred Requirements:
•    Educational, teaching and supervision experience with trainees in multiple disciplines;
•    Fully bilingual in Spanish and English.
 

Contact: 

Application process:
For complete details about this position and to apply, access Faculty Postings at: https://unmjobs.unm.edu/  Reference Posting #0829549.

This position will remain open until filled. A selection committee will invite the most promising applicants for interviews.

For Additional Information Contact:
Ann Waldorf, PhD
Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Behavioral Sciences
(505) 272-4167
VWaldorf@salud.unm.edu

The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educator.
 

Assessment Psychologist

Organization: 
The Masonic Homes of California (MHC) and the Masonic Center for Youth and Families (MCYAF)
Location: 
San Francisco, California
Summary: 

The Masonic Homes of California (MHC) and the Masonic Center for Youth and Families (MCYAF) are committed to a culture of leadership.  Our culture is to provide superior service to the members, residents and staff through a sound and progressive model of service/care which aligns our mission, vision and operations.  We demonstrate excellence in core services and we understand the true value of time, budgets, safety and satisfaction.  We are dedicated to disciplined innovation while creating a culture of continuous quality improvement - we are a learning company.  We are committed to sharing our knowledge and being an organization that naturally attracts the best and brightest talent.  We are able to perform both essential functions and measurable behaviors while being team-oriented, caring and honest.
 
JOB SUMMARY

An Assessment Psychologist at MCYF is responsible for providing in-depth assessments of children and adolescents in accordance with the quality standards and clinical guidelines established by MCYF.  Providers will be expected to participate in treatment conferences and case consultations and work collaboratively with those on the treatment team.  A deep appreciation for the collaborative and integrated approach to treatment is essential.

UNM’s confidentiality policy (“Disclosure of Information About Candidates for Employment,” UNM Board of Regents’ Policy 6.7), which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at http://www.unm.edu/~brpm/r67.htm.

The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educator.
 

Qualifications: 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Meets with Assessment Director to discuss intake information and plan individualized assessment battery.
  • Meets with child/adolescent and parents to describe the purpose and process of the comprehensive assessment approach that includes, cognitive and/or neuropsychological assessment.
  • Conducts comprehensive range of tests with child/adolescent.
  • Reviews collateral information and talks with parents, teachers, others as appropriate.
  • Meets with Assessment Director to review findings.
  • Writes summary report and reviews with Assessment Director.
  • Consults with clinical staff about most appropriate feedback of assessment results to child/adolescent and parents.
  • Remains available for consultation with treating clinician as needed.
  • Provides follow-up assessment as indicated.
  • Participates in weekly case consultation meeting.
  • Adheres to quality standards and risk management procedures of MCYF.
  • Documents according to the protocols established by the Clinical and Assessment Directors.
  • Participates in mandated trainings and meetings.
  • Acts as a liaison with community, clinical and school audiences to help publicize the work of MCYF.
  • Other duties necessary to promote clinical excellence, continuity of care and the success of MCYF.
     
Skills and Knowledge Required: 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • PhD or PsyD in Clinical Psychology with 3 years of experience in clinical practice.   A valid license in the state of California.
  • Training in cognitive, personality and neuro-psychological assessment.
  • Training in child and adolescent services.
  • History of a collaborative and integrated approach to care.
  • Appreciation for and experience with integrating assessment findings into treatment planning.
  • Commitment to outcome studies that inform care
     
Contact: 

Interested applicants should submit a CV, Cover Letter, and 2 sample reports to:
Antonia Servat
Business Operations Manager
aservat@mcyaf.org
 

Postdoctoral Fellowships and Research Staff Positions available in Global Mental Health and Social Epidemiology

Location: 
Macau (SAR), China
Summary: 

The Global and Community Mental Health Research Group at the University of Macau (http://www.um-gmh.com) is a premier interdisciplinary research group comprised of physicians, epidemiologists, social workers, public health professionals and psychologists. Our grant funded research program is focused on
1) addressing disparities in health and healthcare access among communities facing adversity through participatory research, 2) understanding the social production of health and patterning of psychiatric conditions on a population level, and 3) evaluating interventions to reduce mental health problems and
poor health among populations who do not have access to needed services globally. Our team and our approaches are truly interdisciplinary in nature, and multiple perspectives on solutions to community health challenges are welcome. Our research agenda is focused on communities in Macau, Mainland China, and Southeast Asia.


We are seeking applications for postdoctoral fellows and research staff positions, to begin in the fall of 2015. Successful applicants would be able to assist in the management and execution of two grant funded mixed methods research studies. The first involves a culturally informed social and psychiatric epidemiological study in Macau. This population level longitudinal research will involve a series of qualitative studies and instrument validation studies, leading to quantitative population-level data collection. The second is a longitudinal mixed methods study of migrant communities living in Macau and Hong Kong. This research will involve a series of qualitative studies and instrument validation studies leading to quantitative population-level data collection. The aim of this research program also includes intervention development and evaluation. The fellows and research staff will assist the PI in study management, statistical analyses, report writing, and journal publication (as lead author or co-author as appropriate). The postdoctoral fellow is expected to take a more active leadership role within the research group and assist in the mentoring, training and development of PhD students and undergraduates. Engagement in grant writing activities is also expected.

Qualifications: 

1. Advanced training and skills in qualitative and quantitative methods, including the use of statistical and qualitative software,

2. willingness to relocate to Macau (SAR), China,

3. experience with project leadership in global health or specific research experience in China or Southeast Asia,

4., track record of academic accomplishment (e.g., journal publications) or strong scholarship potential,

5., working knowledge of written and spoken Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), and/or languages spoken by Southeast Asian Migrants (Tagalog, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Thai) would be a distinct advantage.


For Research Staff position: Masters level qualification in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, anthropology, sociology, medicine, global mental health/global health, or clinical psychology.
 

For the Postdoctoral Fellow: PhD, or professional equivalent (MD), in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, anthropology, sociology, medicine, global mental health/global health, or clinical psychology.


The positions are located in Macau (SAR), China at the University of Macau (www.umac.mo) (ranked #39th in new universities under 50 years old). We are located in Southern China in a beautiful brand new campus located in Hengqin Island. We are one hour away from Hong Kong, and two hours away from
Guangzhou, China. Housing for research staff and postdoctoral fellows may be available on campus.

Contact: 

To apply or for inquires, please send email directly to Dr. Brian J. Hall (brianhall@umac.mo). Applicants should include: Cover letter, curriculum vitae, representative publication reprints/preprints; Subject line: Postdoctoral position or Research staff position. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

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.

Psychiatrists

Organization: 
Kennedy Krieger Institute
Location: 
Baltimore, MD
Summary: 

Kennedy Krieger Institute is an internationally recognized facility dedicated to improving the lives of children and adolescents with pediatric developmental disabilities through patient care, special education, research and professional training.

Kennedy Krieger’s clinical programs offer an interdisciplinary approach in treatment tailored to the individual needs of each child. Services include over 40 outpatient clinics; neurobehavioral, rehabilitation and pediatric feeding disorders inpatient units; plus several home and community programs providing services to assist families.

The Family Center is an outpatient department that specializes in the assessment and treatment of children and families that have experienced or are at risk for neglect, abuse and violence exposure.

This opportunity is a full-time position at the Department of Psychiatry working in The Family Center at Kennedy Krieger Institute. This position may include a faculty appointment with research opportunities at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, depending upon the candidate’s experience.

*For candidates eligible for faculty appointments: This position provides a mixture of clinical, teaching and research opportunities, dependent on the interests and skills of the faculty member. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine faculty rank will be commensurate with experience. There are excellent benefits, including partial college tuition remission for dependents (at any college) and tuition remission for faculty members, spouses and dependents for course work performed at the Johns Hopkins University and the Peabody Music Institute.

Boating, sandy beaches, mountains and less than an hour away from Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania. Kennedy provides excellent benefits, competitive salaries and this position is an NHSC approved loan repayment site. For more information about loan repayment, see http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loanrepayment/. This position requires a BE/BC in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Please apply on-line: http://www.kennedykrieger.org

Contact: Dr. Bob Findling : RFindli1@jhmi.edu

EOE M/F/Disability/ProtectedVet

Assistant/Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Mental Health

Organization: 
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University
Location: 
Chicago, IL
Summary: 

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (NUFSM) seeks a full-time faculty member to join the leadership team of the Mental Health Services & Policy Program (MHSPP). This faculty position will include two primary responsibilities: (1) providing administrative supervision for MHSPP’s contracted services to the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, and (2) developing/maintaining an externally funded research program in mental health, child welfare, or child trauma services research or a related field. In addition, the successful candidate for this position will be expected to mentor trainees in psychiatry and psychology. The position also includes opportunities to teach in NUFSM graduate programs and collaborate with academic and external partners.

As a multidisciplinary research and educational program, MHSPP’s mission is to provide research, evaluation, outcomes management, technical assistance and training that helps improve the lives of individuals and families that receive publicly funded mental health services. MHSPP is home to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network Center for Child Trauma Assessment and Service Planning, which focuses on enhancing trauma-informed assessment and interventions within child-serving systems across the country. http://psychiatry.northwestern.edu/research/mental-health/index.html

The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree, experience directing a large, externally funded research project, and history of successful grant funding (preferably from a federal agency). In addition, the successful candidate will have a record of successful mentorship of students, fellows or junior faculty colleagues. Experience working within large public sector child welfare or mental health systems is preferred. Experience or interest in using data to influence health policy is also highly desirable.

The successful candidate will qualify for appointment in the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in the Team Science or Clinician-Educator Track. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Start date is negotiable. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will be filled as quickly as possible.

Applicants should address their correspondence to: Mina Dulcan, MD, c/o Janet Namini, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 446 E. Ontario St., Ste. 7-200, Chicago, IL 60611.

To apply, please email a CV and letter of interest in PDF form to Janet Namini at jnamini@nm.org.

Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Crisis Stabilization Supervisor

Organization: 
Washburn Center
Location: 
Minneapolis, MN
Summary: 

Washburn Center for Children currently has an opening for two full time Crisis Stabilization Supervisors. This position’s primary role is to provide valuable clinical supervision, program management and leadership for the Crisis Stabilization Team. The Co-Supervisors will ensure program therapists deliver effective assessment and services consistent with contracted requirements and agency Clinical Policies and Procedures. These individuals will develop and maintain systems and relationships to sustain budgeted enrollment and utilization for program services. They are also responsible for providing leadership in hiring, training, supervising and evaluating staff as well as ensuring ongoing professional development for program staff and interns. The Supervisors will participate in program budget development and monitoring revenue and expenses, in addition to completing required reporting and program oversight.

Qualifications: 

LICSW, LP, or LPCC licensure in Minnesota with at least 8 years post-licensure experience is required. Expertise in the specific clinical and administrative requirements of in-home and crisis children’s mental health services is most desirable. Will carry a small caseload. Must have strong leadership and organizational skills.

Contact: 

To apply, visit https://washburn.org/internships-employment/careers/crisis-stabilization-supervisor/ to submit resumes for this position or mail resumes to Human Resources Washburn Center for Children 1100 Glenwood Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55405