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.

 

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

Clinical Supervisor - Migration & Refugee Services

Organization: 
Migration and Refugee Services
Location: 
Cleveland, Ohio
Summary: 

Migration and Refugee Services in Cleveland, Ohio is seeking a full-time clinical supervisor (LISW or LISW-S preferred) to oversee growing mental health program. Position will include providing individual therapy, group therapy, and supervision of clinical staff. Preferred experience includes: working with survivors of trauma, experience developing therapeutic services for multi-cultural participants, program development, strong commitment to evidence-based practices and methods for evaluation of services.

With general policy direction, develop, plan and oversee the administration of complex community-wide service programs; supervise a large or highly sophisticated direct services group; act as liaison for community agencies, doctors and clinical social workers.

Qualifications: 
  • Combination of education and experience normally represented by a Master's Degree in Social Work with licensure as required.
  • From three to five years of relevant experience.
  • Must have excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be able to form good working and therapeutic relationships.
  • Must have the ability to relate to a wide variety of people, both professional and volunteers; as well as organizations and systems, both public and private.
  • Strong assessment, treatment and case management skills.
  • Must be well organized, detail oriented and have the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work with diverse client population and community organizations as well as staff at all levels.
  • Must have the ability to effectively manage a variety of concurrent and varying activities.
  • For chemical dependency services, experience with adolescent chemical dependency.
  • Good working knowledge of computers and familiarity with Microsoft Office software.
  • Must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License and reliable means of transportation for local travel.
  • Final applicant is required to be fingerprinted to complete background check.
Skills and Knowledge Required: 
  • Ensure that the activities of this position and relevant programs are consistent with the mission, vision, and values of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Cleveland.
  • Conduct staff conferences to discuss clinical issues, referrals, protective issues, education, closings, assign cases.
  • Serve as link between patient, psychiatrist, and clinical social worker.
  • Work directly in treatment relationship with patients, individually or in groups, in the office or at home.
  • Refer patient or patient's family to other community resources.
  • Initiate and coordinate planning affecting programs; detail guidelines for plans, review results; recommend policy/procedural changes.
  • Supervise preparation of required reports, records and statistics.
  • Responsible for selection of professional personnel providing direct services.
  • Supervise employees of the unit on the basis of prescribed procedures and policies; advise on procedures and handling of personnel problems; ensure policies and procedures are being followed.
  • Maintain frequent contacts with peers and/or administrative related personnel in other agencies for client and agency related information for joint planning and action.
  • Perform other duties as necessary to accomplish objectives
Contact: 

To apply online click here.

Social Worker/Counselor – Family Intervention Specialist

Location: 
Bloomington, Columbus, Indianapolis, Jasper, Madison *Relocation Offered in All OfficesBloomington, Columbus, Indianapolis, Jasper, Madison *Relocation Offered in All OfficesBloomington, Columbus, Indianapolis, Jasper, Madison *Relocation Offered in All Offices
Summary: 

Apply Online: www.youthvillages.org/jobs Locations

What is Youth Villages? Youth Villages is a nonprofit organization striving to help troubled youth and families live successfully. We are a team of more than 2,700 individuals who've come together across 11 states and the District of Columbia to change the landscape of child welfare and juvenile justice across the country. Our work involves providing an array of counseling and treatment services to youth with severe emotional and behavioral needs. Eighty-two percent of those who go through treatment are succeeding two years after leaving our program. These youth are living at home, remaining in school, and are not experiencing trouble with the law. We believe strongly in investing in and supporting our employees. We offer candidates opportunities to develop a career and be part of a positive change in our country's treatment of at-risk youth and families.

Can I see myself here? We have found our staff succeed at Youth Villages when they: • Are passionate about social services and dedicated to helping at-risk youth and families • Value feedback and accountability • Value the collaboration that comes from working on a team and thrive working on their own • Enjoy variety in their schedule and not sitting behind a desk all day • Are results and detailed oriented • Have a sense of humor and find creative ways to implement ideas • Value a strength-based treatment approach • Can change priorities quickly • Are looking for more than just a job How will I make a difference? • Providing in-home counseling services for at-risk youth and families • Managing a small case load of four families to provide quality counseling • Meeting with youth and families regularly to address each family's needs at their convenience • Providing after hours support to youth and families through being on-call during the week and one weekend a month • Collaborating with youth, family, teachers, and other community members working towards the success of the youth; that could be attending court or meeting with teachers; it depends on what your families' needs are in any given week • Providing a strengths-based approach utilizing counseling and social work skills • Attend three weekly meetings (individual, team, and clinical consultation) for professional development to help enhance clinical skills How will you invest in me? One of our core values is that we are committed to our staff. We will help you take your career with us wherever you want it to go.

We offer staff: • Affordable access to medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance plans • Tuition Reimbursement and Licensure Supervision • Priority consideration for leadership openings throughout the organization • Mileage and cell phone reimbursement • Retirement savings pension plan and a 403(b) and FSA • Paid time off: Two weeks for vacation, nine paid holidays, and 12 sick days annually • Supportive leadership and coworkers **Relocation Assistance! For this location, we offer a relocation reimbursement of $4,000 if you are relocating from 100 miles away or further. How can I be considered for the position? You can be considered for this position if you meet the following qualifications: • Master's degree in social services field; degrees that can be considered include: social work, drug and alcohol education or counseling, psychology, counseling, guidance counseling, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications. • Must have 2 years of related clinical experience. If candidate does not meet that requirement, must be eligible for and willing to pursue licensure (supervision provided). • Strong writing skills and experience with electronic documentation • Acceptable driving record- Two or fewer moving violations within the past 36 months 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. What's next? Are you ready to make difference?

Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship in Child Maltreatment

Organization: 
Rowan University
Location: 
New Jersey
Summary: 

Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship in Child Maltreatment for September 2016 Excellent opportunity to accrue hours for licensure. As part of a multidisciplinary team under the clinical direction of Esther Deblinger, Ph.D., co-developer of Trauma-Focused CBT, responsibilities include conducting assessments of children who have experienced maltreatment, providing therapy to children and families impacted by child sexual abuse, physical abuse, and other traumas, and conducting mental health screenings for children entering foster care. Full-time positions are available for qualified candidates interested in clinical or clinical/research fellowships. A doctoral degree in Psychology with child clinical experience is preferred. Please contact Dr. Elisabeth Pollio at 856-566-7036 or pollioes@rowan.edu for additional information. Please apply on-line at http://rowanuniversity.hodesiq.com. Reference job #15SS5151198. Application deadline is 1/25/16. Our campus is located approximately 15 miles from center city Philadelphia, 1 hour from the beach, and 2 hours from New York City. Rowan University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v, and a member of the University Health System of New Jersey.

Trauma Informed Care Program Director

Organization: 
Copper River Native Association
Location: 
Tazlina, Alaska
Summary: 

This position provides day-to-day oversight and management of CRNA’s Trauma Informed Care (TIC) Project.

Job Duties

  • Provides and/or coordinates TIC education, training, consultation, and policy development for the board and staff to transition CRNA to a TIC organization.
  • Provides and/or coordinates TIC education, training, and clinical supervision for the BH counselors and clinicians.
  • Provides and/or coordinates TIC education and consultation to members of the Copper River Regional Health Network (CRRHN) to develop a regional TIC network for victims of DV/SV and families.
  • Provides and/or coordinates TIC education, training, and consultation to Wellness Advocates to develop a TIC Wellness Program.
  • Provides and/or coordinates public education on the effects of historical, personal, developmental and other forms of trauma experienced by Ahtna Tribal members of CRNA’s compacted villages and options for recovering from trauma-related behavioral health problems.
  • Develops and implements TIC healing programs for Ahtna Tribal members of CRNA’s compacted villages.
  • Provides on-call Emergency Services on a rotating basis with clinical staff.
  • Provides and/or supervises TIC services to victims of DV/SV and their families.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Ability

  • Knowledge and experience with TIC assessment and treatment.
  • Knowledge and experience with program development.
  • Knowledge and experience abiding by HIPAA regulations and maintaining client privacy.
  • Strong understanding and sensitivity to Alaska Native culture and lifestyle, with demonstrated experience working effectively with Alaska Native population.
  • Strong written, analytical, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills with sensitivity to lifestyles of targeted participants.
  • Skills in operating personal computer using a variety of computer software.
  • Ability to effectively respond to emergency situations.
  • Ability to keep accurate records and produce timely and accurate written reports.
  • Ability to learn and apply program/agency operating policies and procedures.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks concurrently and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships, including outside contacts.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with teams.
Qualifications: 

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY

  • Knowledge and experience with TIC assessment and treatment.
  • Knowledge and experience with program development.
  • Knowledge and experience abiding by HIPAA regulations and maintaining client privacy.
  • Strong understanding and sensitivity to Alaska Native culture and lifestyle, with demonstrated experience working effectively with Alaska Native population.
  • Strong written, analytical, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills with sensitivity to lifestyles of targeted participants.
  • Skills in operating personal computer using a variety of computer software.
  • Ability to effectively respond to emergency situations.
  • Ability to keep accurate records and produce timely and accurate written reports.
  • Ability to learn and apply program/agency operating policies and procedures.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks concurrently and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships, including outside contacts.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with teams.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience)

  • Master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or related field, and
  • Five (5) years of experience in clinical work in the behavioral health field
  • Two (2) years of clinical supervision experience in behavioral health field.
  • A combination of experience, education, and training may substitute for degree requirements on a year for year basis.
     

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience)

  • Master’s degree in psychology or social work.
  • Ten (10) years of clinical work in behavioral health field.

 

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience)

  • Master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or related field, and
  • Five (5) years of experience in clinical work in the behavioral health field
  • Two (2) years of clinical supervision experience in behavioral health field.
  • A combination of experience, education, and training may substitute for degree requirements on a year for year basis.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience)

  • Master’s degree in psychology or social work. Ten (10) years of clinical work in behavioral health field.

 

Contact: 

Pete Peschang
Behavioral Health Director
Copper River Native Association
ppeschang@crnative.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: 

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