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.

 

Project Director

Organization: 
CARES Program
Location: 
Montgomery, Alabama
Summary: 

Supervises staff and coordinates program services including client assessments, treatment plans, client recordkeeping and quality control of service delivery.  Works closely with project partners to maximize treatment and triage services for children, adolescents, and their families experiencing sexual violence, dating violence, physical abuse and neglect. Establishes and coordinates Partner Advisory Team and Consumer Advisory Team.  Participates in the implementation and monitoring of CARES Program data collection, evaluation, and reporting requirements.  Works with CARES Training Coordinator, NCTSN and other partners in planning and participating in training and grantee meetings.  Assists Board of Director, Program Director and Development staff in resource development to continue project after grant funding ends.  Ensures program services operate efficiently, ethically, legally and in accordance with defined program guidelines.

Qualifications: 

Masters degree with supervisory experience and  a minimum of 5 years of direct service experience; social work (LGSW) or counseling license (LPC) required.
 

Contact: 

Please send resume to Family Sunshine Center, P.O. Box 5160, Montgomery, Alabama 36103 or email to info@familysunshine.org.  Inquiry may be directed to the Program Director or Business Director at 334-206-2100. 
Position open until filled.
 

Licensed Mental Health Professional

Organization: 
ChildSavers
Location: 
Richmond, VA
Summary: 

Provide outpatient therapy to Richmond area youth and their families as a Mental Health Clinician with our growing Guidance Clinic program.  Utilize creative interventions; art, play, sand-tray and movement.  Receive supportive clinical supervision encouraging professional growth and development of best practices. Applicants must have a Master’s degree and be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or hold another licensed mental health credential to apply.  Preference given to candidates with expertise in working with families and individuals who have been exposed to trauma.  Please indicate on your application if you are applying for full-time or part-time employment.
 

Positions open until filled.
 

Contact: 

How to Apply
Please send cover letters, completed job applications (available for download on our website), and résumés to:
 
Linda Whitaker
Vice President for Administration and Human Resources
ChildSavers
200 North 22nd Street
Richmond, VA 23223
 
You may also fax application materials attn: Linda Whitaker at (804) 644-9596
 
http://www.childsavers.org

Program Director, Family Informed Trauma Treatment Center (FITT)

Organization: 
Family Informed Trauma Treatment Center (FITT)
Location: 
Baltimore, MD
Summary: 

The Family Informed Trauma Treatment Center (FITT) is recruiting for a full-time Program Director to join our FITT staff. This individual would be involved in implementation and evaluation of Strengthening Family Coping Resources (SFCR) multi-family groups for families impacted by trauma and work with us on development of the Family Assessment of Needs and Strengthens - Trauma instrument and other family-informed trauma programs. The Program Director would have responsibility for recruitment, assessment, and implementation of SFCR at our clinic, support SFCR training, implementation, and evaluation locally and nationally, and assist in the adaptation of SFCR for specific populations (military, rural poverty, etc) and in development of both academic and professional methods for disseminating information about SFCR. The qualified applicant would possess both good clinical skills and an aptitude for program evaluation/research.

Contact: 

For more details and to apply for the position, please click here.

Director of Integrated Health Services

Organization: 
JBFCS
Location: 
New York, NY
Summary: 

Excellent leadership position available for an experienced individual to be responsible for promoting the integration of physical and behavioral health for agency consumers in program without and with direct healthcare providers. Responsible for oversight, consultation and leadership support for health care (primarily nursing) supervisors and staff across agency programs; and responsible for assisting agency programs in meeting regulatory standards of care. This position reports to the Chief of Clinical and Medical Services; Member of Professional Council.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

1. Integrative Health Development: responsible for fostering wellness and recovery

  • Collaborative work with community clinics, preventive programs, case management programs and Domestic Violence & AMI (Adults living with mental illness) residential programs to inform practice, assist in collaborations with community health providers and provide brief consultations on cases requiring medical interventions;
  • Create and deliver training to behavioral health and social service staff to promote wellness
  • Regular (i.e., quarterly) regional case conferences or case consultations in programs or divisions without nursing/medical staff and/or special health fairs or initiatives (such as education on asthma, diabetes, obesity)
  • Prepare and standardize practice where injectables are used.

2. Provide oversight and assist in the establishment of standards for nursing staff at JBFCS programs where nurses are employed

  • Provide feedback to program managers on discipline specific performance issues for performance evaluations
  • Participate in review of agency health policies, preparation for and responses to audits;
  • Regular (i.e., quarterly) regional case conferences or case consultations in programs or divisions with nursing/medical staff

3. Interface with medical and health related partners including Pediatricians, Primary Care Practitioners, Pharmacies, Labs, Hospitals
4. Organize health related activities for the agency, such as

  • Flu vaccine program
  • Health advisories
  • Monitoring staff annual physicals for OCFS programs
     

5. Assist in providing supervision of medical services when there is an unexpected vacancy in nursing supervision because of an absence
6. Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

NYS Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Specialist, Nurse Practitioner, or other nursing practitioner with advanced public health training and the following skills and experiences:
1. experienced as a community practitioner and manager;
2. travel across programs;
3. experience with behavioral health population;
4. 4 years experience supervising a multiple practice services or community health care network. Nurse practitioner preferred, but would accept an RN with significant management experience that required high level of independence and sound judgment, and/or LPN with an advanced degree in public health (MPH or MPA).

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

Please apply for this position online at the following link: http://www.jbfcs.org/jobs_apply.php?id=1385&category=0

Information and Resources Manager

Organization: 
JBFCS
Location: 
New York, NY
Summary: 

The position will manage information required for leadership and oversight of clinical services at JBFCS, provide direct support to the Director of Clinical and Medical Services, and provide support to the Training Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:
1) Management of information in written, electronic, internet, and data formats
• Manage Mary & Louis Robinson Library & Archive
• Manage library materials (books, DVDs, tapes, internet resources, journals) and make them accessible to agency personnel
• Manage relevant databases and archive system
• Manage JB Online Learning Program
• Manage evaluations of new projects and on-going training
2) Creation of information and training packages
• Review emerging issues in public practice clinical literature for JBFCS populations and provide summary updates to director and other senior leadership
• Work with MKSEI team to create educational packages
• Investigate new areas of training and identify resource material
• Work with MKSEI team to create training evaluation packages
3) Provision of administrative support for Includes calendaring, correspondence and other duties as required

Director of Clinical and Medical Services and his/her delegates
4) Provision of support for agency staff in ongoing learning, treatment, and administrative activities
• Interface with the learning community by following up on post-training questions, identifying resources, performing literature searches
• Investigate and identify potential funding activities
• Gather information in preparation for audits, resource directories and related activities
• Organize data for use in program enhancement
4) Additional responsibilities as needed

Qualifications: 

Experience in managing information in a library, healthcare research project or equivalent setting. Experience with all of the components of Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Access, Excel), and at least one other database or statistics package such as SPSS. Excellent communication (written and aural) skills. Experience in not-for-profit environment, with a preference for a health, mental health or social services setting. Bachelors Degree required; advanced degree preferred.

Contact: 

Please apply for this position online at the following link: http://www.jbfcs.org/jobs_apply.php?id=1375&category=0

Psychiatrist

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

We have a full-time faculty position at the Kennedy Krieger Institute Department of Psychiatry to work in The Family Center at Kennedy Krieger Institute with research opportunities and faculty appointment with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry. The Family Center is an outpatient program that specializes in the assessment and treatment of children and families that have experienced or are at risk for neglect, abuse and violence exposure. The 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. This position is HPSA-approved for J-1 waiver positions and educational loan repayment.

Qualifications: 

BE/BC in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Contact: 

Jessica Eastburn
eastburn@kennedykrieger.org
Phone: 443-923-5800
707 N. Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205
Fax: 443-923-5815
http://www.kennedykrieger.org

 

Clinical Social Worker I

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

The Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, MD 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. We provide evaluation, rehabilitation, educational services and cutting edge research on behalf of children with brain related disabilities, musculoskeletal disorders and spinal cord injuries.


We are seeking for the position of a Clinical Social Worker I to be the primary therapist to children living in out-of-home placement and their biological and/or foster families or the at-risk population.  The social worker utilizes the information gained by the interdisciplinary evaluation services in the development and implementation of a treatment plan for the child and his/her families. 
 

Qualifications: 

The Clinical Social Worker I provides weekly individual, family or group, psychotherapy services to foster children and their families many of whom may require Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT); attends interdisciplinary staffing to discuss and integrate the evaluation information and to develop a comprehensive treatment plan responding to the psychological and social needs of the client/family; collaborates with the referring agency, the local Department of Social Services, to assist them in utilizing the evaluation/treatment services in the development of the agency service plan for the child and the family; collaborates with the school system to assure children are receiving appropriate educational services if indicated; responds to the juvenile court system through written or oral progress reports when such is required in the juvenile court's development of a plan for the child and family; participates in peer consultation groups and/or individual supervision for review of clinical work; attends in-service clinical training programs, treatment planning meetings, and administrative meetings;  maintains client activity at the projected level set by the administrative staff; maintains medical record for each client seen including treatment plan and diagnostic interview at the initiation of therapy, weekly progress notes, periodic reviews, and termination summary; may participate in the field instruction program and supervise social work trainees when interest and capacity is demonstrated and may participate in community advocacy/ educational groups related to the needs of foster care children and their families.

Contact: 

Please apply at www.jobs.kennedykrieger.org
Kennedy Krieger Institute is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Psychologist I (Spanish Language fluency)

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

The Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, MD 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. We provide evaluation, rehabilitation, educational services and cutting edge research on behalf of children with brain related disabilities, musculoskeletal disorders and spinal cord injuries.

We are seeking applicants for a Psychologist I (Spanish Language fluency) to provide assessments of children along a continuum of screenings to full psychological evaluations.  These are formal evaluations requiring the use of psychometrically sound instruments in addition to clinical interviewing.  Areas of assessment include emotional, cognitive, achievement, and developmental functioning of referred children.  These children are primarily in out of home placements or at risk for an out of home placement and most have histories of abuse and/or neglect.  The position requires the ability to address the needs of this population.  The Doctoral Level Psychologist also provides psychotherapy in the treatment program of the Family Center; participates in research or other projects at the direction of the Director of Clinical Services.  Approximately 50% of the children and families will be Spanish speaking and the Psychologist will be required to effectively communicate with them in Spanish. 
 

Qualifications: 

The Psychologist I provides psychological evaluations covering cognitive, emotional, and achievement functioning of referred children; provides psychotherapy to children through individual, family, or group modalities as appropriate; participates in psychology staff meetings and staff meetings of the family center so as to aid in ongoing program development;  demonstrates ability to work clinically with severely disturbed children including identifying and handling acute crises; collaborates with the referring agency, the local department of social services and the school system to assist them in utilizing the evaluation/treatments services in the development of the agency services plan for the child and the family; maintains client activity at the projected level set by the administrative staff; maintains the medical record for each client which may include psychological evaluations, assessment and treatment plan, progress notes, reviews, and a discharge summary; and may participate in the field instruction program and supervise externs when interest and capacity is demonstrated.

Contact: 

Please apply at www.jobs.kennedykrieger.org
Kennedy Krieger Institute is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
 

Social Worker II (Spanish Language fluency)

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

The Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, MD 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. We provide evaluation, rehabilitation, educational services and cutting edge research on behalf of children with brain related disabilities, musculoskeletal disorders and spinal cord injuries.
We are seeking applicants for the position of Social Worker II (Spanish Language fluency).  The Social Worker II is a primary therapist to children and families who have been exposed to abuse, neglect and violence.  All of the children and families will be Spanish speaking and the Social Worker will be required to effectively communicate with them in Spanish.  The Social Worker utilizes the information gained by the interdisciplinary evaluation services in the development and implementation of a treatment plan for the child and his/her families.


The Social Worker II provides weekly individual, family or group, psychotherapy services to children and their families, all of whom will be Spanish speaking;  attends interdisciplinary staffing to discuss and integrate the evaluation information and to develop a comprehensive treatment plan responding to the psychological and social needs of the client/family; collaborates with the referring agency and the local Department of Social Services to assist them in utilizing the evaluation/treatment services in the development of the agency service plan for the child and the family; collaborates with the school system to assure that the children are receiving appropriate educational services if indicated and will respond to the juvenile court system through written or oral progress reports when such is required in the juvenile court's development of a plan for the child and family; participates in peer consultation groups and/or individual supervision for review of clinical work; and maintains the medical record for each client seen which includes a treatment plan and diagnostic interview at the initiation of therapy, weekly progress notes, periodic reviews, and termination summary.
 

Contact: 

Please apply at www.jobs.kennedykrieger.org
Kennedy Krieger Institute is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
 

Behavioral Health Clinician

Organization: 
Baystate Children’s Hospital Family Advocacy Center
Location: 
Springfield, MA
Summary: 

Baystate Family Advocacy Center, a program of the Baystate Children's Hospital and a nationally accredited Child Advocacy Center, has an immediate opportunity for a full-time licensed clinician to join our mental health team of therapists who provide individual, family and group treatment to children and adolescents who have experienced trauma related to abuse, community violence or domestic violence. 

This position is part of our newly funded Homicide Bereavement Program providing support and therapeutic services to co-victims of homicide, which may include family, friends and/or community members.

The Clinician is involved in the start-up and implementation of the program as well as providing the direct therapeutic and support/advocacy services, and is a member of a multidisciplinary team of clinicians and will provide trauma-informed assessments as well as individual and group therapy to individuals impacted by homicide.

The Behavioral Health Clinician will be facilitating time-limited trauma and grief-focused therapy groups for children/adults (depending on community need), long-term support groups for adults, individual trauma and grief-focused therapy for children/adolescents/families, assistance and advocacy with court, medical and criminal justice procedures, including support with delivering victim impact statements, filing for Victim Compensation for crime related expenses, support for dealing with the media, and referrals to appropriate community services. The Clinician will also collaborate with key community partners including the Hampden County District Attorney’s Victim Witness Program to provide coordinated services.
 

Qualifications: 

We are looking for an individual who is experienced with trauma-informed therapy for children/families, evidenced-based training and traumatic grief/bereavement experience preferred.

A minimum licensure level of LCSW is required for this position.  Licensed Independent Masters-level Clinician (i.e. LICSW, LMHC) strongly preferred.

Bi-lingual bi-cultural applicants encouraged to apply.
 

Contact: 

To learn more and to apply online, please visit our website at www.baystatehealthjobs.com Please include a resume with your online application. 

Baystate Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce.
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