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 of Clinical Services

Organization: 
Clifford W. Beers Clinic, Inc.
Summary: 

Clifford W. Beers Guidance Center, Inc., the nation’s oldest community-based children’s mental health clinic is seeking an innovative, creative senior staff leader to coordinate all programs and services and provide the highest quality, integrated, family-focused health care services. 


Demonstrating a strong commitment to trauma-informed care, this clinic leader will maintain excellence in clinical care to client families; coordinate all clinical and administrative operations of the agency; provide clinical supervision, professional staff management and development; pursue program development and effective policy implementation.
            

Qualifications: 

Candidate profile:  

Licensed behavioral health professional with expertise in traumatic stress and family systems with 8 or more years of experience in non-profit and/or community-based clinical setting.  Demonstrated expertise in supervising and training a quality healthcare workforce and implementing new programs.  Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with diverse cultures and ethnic groups.  Firm grasp of health care reform, its implications on practice, and the application of technology.

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

Essential responsibilities/functions of this position include -

  • Developing or expanding and implementing new programs that promote community health & wellness
  • Establishing and managing staffing and case load expectations for effective delivery of services 
  • Implementing – and interpreting to staff - policies, procedures and standards of job performance
  • Regularly evaluating staff performance
  • Training and developing program workforce and interns
  • Identifying and articulating resource needs of programs and Agency
  • Collaborating with Clinic leadership on preparation and administration of agency budget
  • Identifying and responding to community needs, public relations issues
  • Establishing, implementing and leading quality assurance efforts
  • Collecting, compiling and reporting on outcomes and productivity data
  • Building and maintaining collaborative relationships and partnerships with local, state and federal agencies and policy makers
Contact: 

Please email your resume, vitae and any other information you wish to convey to humanresources@cliffordbeers.org.  Feel free to access our website for additional information and vacancy announcements.

The Clinic is an EOE. 
 

Trauma Therapist

Organization: 
Children Crisis Treatment Center
Location: 
Philadelphia, PA
Summary: 

Children Crisis Treatment Center (CcTC) is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive mental and behavioral health services to Philadelphia’s children and their families. These services address the effects of abuse, neglect, traumatic events and other challenges to early childhood development and assist children in reaching their full potential within their homes, community and society. CcTC provides licensed professional services tailored to the needs of each child, in a culturally sensitive environment that embraces all Philadelphia communities while valuing their differences.

Trauma Therapist - Full time therapist to provide mental health services to children who have experience traumatic events or been the victims of sexual abuse.

Medical (2 Plans)
Dental (2 Plans)
Basic Life Insurance / ADD
Voluntary Life Insurance / ADD
Voluntary Short Term Disability
Aflac
403b -Retirement Plan
 

Qualifications: 

Master’s degree in Social Work, Family Therapy or a Doctoral degree in Psychology from an APA accredited university.

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

Experience in providing trauma-focused therapy with children and families preferred, as well as a strong interest and commitment to working with this highly specialized population.
 

Contact: 

Tasha Womack – HR  (cover letter and resume)
Fx: 215-569-4558
Email: tasha.womack@cctckids.org
Online (apply for position): www.cctckids.org Click on Employment Opportunities / Job Listing

To learn more about CcTC, please visit www.cctckids.org
 

Clinician Position at the CARES Institute UMDNJ-SOM in Stratford, NJ

Organization: 
CARES Institute UMDNJ-SOM
Location: 
Stratford, NJ
Summary: 

Join a multidisciplinary team committed to developing and providing the highest caliber evidenced-based clinical services. Under the clinical direction of Esther Deblinger, PhD, co-developer of Trauma-Focused CBT, and Melissa Runyon, PhD, responsibilities include providing therapy and assessments to children who have experienced abuse and other traumas. Services are also provided to children exposed to domestic violence and other traumas. Possible opportunities to provide clinical supervision and participate in research.  NJ licensed or license-eligible Psychologists with a PhD, PsyD, or EdD in psychology, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists are welcome to apply.  We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. 

Please apply on-line at http://careers.hodes.com/umdnjcareers/ Psychologist candidates reference job #12SS916904 (Mental Health Clinician II) and candidates with an LPC or LMFT reference job #12SS916903 (Mental Health Clinician III).  UMDNJ is an AA/EOE, M/F/D/V.V.

Psychologist

Organization: 
Family Center
Location: 
Baltimore, MD
Summary: 
Kennedy Krieger Institute is an internationally recognized institution located in Baltimore, Maryland dedicated to improving the lives of children and adolescents with disorders of the brain, spinal cord and musculoskeletal system through patient care, special education, research and professional training. 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. This position is located within The Family Center at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, which provides trauma-informed, evidence-based mental health treatment for children exposed to maltreatment and to family and community violence. As a funded National Child Traumatic Stress Network Center since 2003, the award-winning clinical staff at The Family Center develops, implements and evaluates effective mental health interventions for children and their families. The doctoral-level Psychologist provides psychotherapy and participates in research or other projects at the direction of the Director of Clinical Services. In this role, you will also 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.
Qualifications: 

• Doctoral degree in psychology from an accredited college, university or professional school.

• Licensed or license-eligible to practice psychology in the state of Maryland.

• Experience in clinical psychological work with children, preferably in a community or hospital setting with children who are traumatized, who are severely emotionally disturbed, or who have experienced abuse/neglect.

• Completion of a one-year internship in clinical psychology.

• Training in Evidence Based Treatment and/or work with developmentally disabled or medically fragile populations is a plus.

Contact: 

Please apply online at www.jobs.kennedykrieger.org, Job ID #62962. Kennedy Krieger Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status or any other protected group status.

 

Associate or Full Professor

Organization: 
University of Colorado Denver
Location: 
Aurora, Colorado
Summary: 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Department of Pediatrics, Kempe Center invites applications for a tenure-eligible faculty position with a negotiable professorial rank to work in the Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. The Kempe Center has built a reputation as a world leader in the field of child abuse and neglect since the first Child Protection Team was established in 1958 and the Center became a Section in the Department of Pediatrics in 1972. The Center is known for its expertise in treating abused children, training future professionals, and for excellence in research, education, advocacy and community service. The Center will be building evidence-based and population need-based mental health services for abused and traumatized children.

The University of Colorado Denver is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding.

Job Responsibilities: The Center is looking for an innovative mental health professional with expertise in both clinical care and research with traumatized children who can help provide treatment in mental health services as well as mentor and build research in mental health service delivery and outcomes. The successful applicant will have a primary faculty appointment with duties and responsibilities in the Department of Pediatrics with a secondary appointment in the appropriate department if desired. He/she will be a member of the Kempe Center Executive Leadership team to help plan and develop needed programs and services. The successful applicant will help develop a mental health research program and provide mentorship to trainees, post-docs and junior colleagues; join Kempe Center colleagues in training, multi-disciplinary clinical care, and consultation; and help support a T32 training grant in the area of child abuse with mentorship and by securing independent research support.

Qualifications: 

Required Qualifications: Doctorate in Psychology or other relevant specialty. Knowledge, skills and abilities appropriate for a more senior faculty member with expertise in the field of Child Abuse. Sufficient research experience to establish an independent research program and obtain funding.

Preferred Qualifications: Ability to foster faculty career development through mentoring/co-mentoring. Ability to bring in and build on specialized area of expertise in research, clinical service, and training. Strong interpersonal communication skills.

Salary and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at http://www.cu.edu/pbs/ Applications are accepted electronically at www.jobsatcu.com Review of applications will continue until position is filled.

Required Application Materials: When applying at www.jobsatcu.com, applicants must include: (list and be specific) 1) A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2) A current CV/resume 3) The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references

Contact: 
Questions should be directed to Pierpoint.kim@tchden.org The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees prior to their employment. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Psychologist

Organization: 
The Department of Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Location: 
Nashville, TN
Summary: 
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY FACULTY POSITION

The Department of Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is recruiting a licensed or license eligible psychologist (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) with experience in assessing and treating complex children and adolescents. Responsibilities of the position include conducting comprehensive psychological evaluations with children in or at risk of state custody, consulting within a multi-disciplinary context (e.g., child welfare, mental health, legal), providing teaching regarding child mental health topics to mental health providers and others in the system, and providing treatment for children, adolescents and their families.

The successful candidate should have experience in the areas of child maltreatment, attachment-oriented disorders, and trauma-informed assessment and treatment.

Appointment level will be commensurate with experience.

Candidates with interest in this position should send curriculum vitae, cover letter, 3 letters of recommendation, and a sample evaluation (de-identified) to:

Contact: 
Jon Ebert, Ph.D.
ATTN: Marianne Dunn
Vanderbilt Psychiatry – Green Hills
3841 Green Hills Village Drive, Room 3000-C
Nashville, TN 37215

FT & PT Therapists

Organization: 
Children’s Crisis Treatment Center’s (CcTC’s) Trauma Services Department
Location: 
Philadelphia, PA
Summary: 
Children’s Crisis Treatment Center’s (CcTC’s) Trauma Services Department in Philadelphia, PA is expanding and seeking FT and PT therapists to provide mental health services to children who have experienced maltreatment and/or other traumatic events. Candidates must possess a Master’s degree in social work or a psychology-related field, or a Doctoral degree in Psychology from an APA accredited program. Candidates must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of PA. Experience providing trauma-focused therapy with children and families is preferred, as well as a commitment to working with this highly specialized population. Bi-lingual and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
Contact: 

Please submit your resume/CV to

Attn: Dr. Anne Holland, CcTC,

         417 N.8 Street, Suite 402

         Philadelphia, PA 19123

DePelchin Children's Center

Organization: 
DePelchin Children's Center
Location: 
Houston, TX
Summary: 

DePelchin Children's Center, the largest and most comprehensive provider of children's social and mental health services in the Houston, TX area, has a number of positions open for clinicians, social workers, and youth workers. Search and apply for jobs online at https://www3.ultirecruit.com/dep1000/JobBoard/ListJobs.aspx