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Baystate Health is seeking a Full-time Behavioral Health Clinician

Organization: 
Baystate Health
Location: 
Springfield, MA
Summary: 

The Family Advocacy Center is an accredited Children's Advocacy Center, which is a child-focused, community oriented, facility-based program in which representatives from many disciplines meet to discuss and make decisions about investigation, treatment and prosecution of child abuse cases. Additionally, The Family Advocacy Center is a recipient of a SAMHSA grant emphasizing Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), an evidence-based trauma-informed treatment.  As the Baystate Behavioral Health Therapist you are a member of a multidisciplinary team of clinicians who provide trauma-informed assessments, as well as, individual and group therapy to children, adolescents and their families who have been impacted by trauma (victims of sexual abuse, physical abuse, exposure to domestic violence and other traumas).
We also provide individual and group therapy to children/adolescents/adults impacted by traumatic grief.


Additional responsibilities will include:
•    Under the direction of the Medical Director and Clinical Supervisor, the Behavioral Health Clinician performs a wide variety of duties involving patient evaluation, case management, treatment, discharge planning and documentation.
•    Provides trauma-informed assessments of children who have experienced maltreatment.  The assessments are comprehensive, age-specific and include a social, psychological, cultural, spiritual, environmental and financial assessment necessary to inform proper therapeutic care.
•    Ability to formulate trauma-informed treatment goals/plans with the client and refer to other disciplines as needed. Supports patients' rights by treating the individual needs in the framework of their specific psychosocial, spiritual, developmental and cultural variables
•    Provides therapeutic services to patients and families.  Utilizes evidence-based trauma-informed therapies to help patients and their families deal with their trauma history more effectively.  Demonstrates strong clinical skills.
•    Demonstrates skill of collaboration, advocacy and linkage as they relate to patient care.  Provides patients and families with information on community resources and appropriately refers patients/families to identified resources.  Participates in patient and family educational efforts.
•    Maintains all appropriate records and follow the department documentation policy.
•    Adheres to Departmental policies and procedures.  Meets productivity standards.  Contributes to Performance Improvement activities when indicated to improve areas within clinical practice, or systems issues effecting delivery of service.
•    Contributes to development of programs within the Family Advocacy Center, the Departments of Behavioral Health and Pediatrics, as well as our community partners.

What You Need To Know:
Full-time / 36 hours
Location: 50 Maple Street, 3rd fl Springfield, MA
Baystate Behavioral Health Family Advocacy Center
Baystate Behavioral Health Family Advocacy Center offers comprehensive psychiatric and psychological services for children, adolescents, and their families facing acute and chronic medical conditions. This is a service of Baystate Medical Center.

 

Qualifications: 

•    Master's Degree in Social Work or other related field
•    LICSW or LMHC are required
•    Experience working with children and families in a therapeutic is preferred
•    Bilingual / Bicultural is preferred

Baystate Health is seeking a Full-time Clinical Psychologist

Organization: 
Baystate Health
Location: 
Springfield, MA
Summary: 

Under the direction of the Clinical Supervisor and Clinical Research and Development Manager, the Psychologist provides clinical services to children, adults, and families being treated at the Family Advocacy Center for symptoms related to trauma or traumatic grief. You will be asked to demonstrate doctorate level knowledge of developmental stages, personality structure and development, mental health diagnoses and current treatment modalities.

Clinical responsibilities include conducting intake interviews to obtain patient history information, contributing diagnostic information, making preliminary diagnoses, and participating in the development of an interdisciplinary assessment and treatment plan, individual evidence based psychotherapy, family therapy, group therapy and collaboration with outside agencies (e.g., DCF, public and private schools, daycare centers, mental health agencies, child advocacy groups), and contributions by other psychological disciplines.

Additional responsibilities will include:

•    Provides age appropriate trauma-informed treatment to patients.
•    Evaluates patients to assess presenting problem, contributing history, and current mental status.
•    Develops behaviorally trauma-informed treatment plans including measurable treatment goals.
•    Completes all documentation related to treatment in the clinical record according to established standards consistent with NCQA guidelines.
•    Manages the necessary documentation and provides the information required by third party payers to secure reimbursement.
•    Conducts meetings with families, significant others and other service providers as delineated in the treatment plan.
•    Demonstrates skill of collaboration, advocacy and linkage as they relate to patient care.  Provides patients and families with information on community resources and appropriately refers patients/families to identified resources.  Participates in patient and family educational efforts.
•    Provides strategic information and input to the Practice Manager as needed for service quality evaluation, and program development.
•    As supported by the Clinical Research and Development Manager, participates in teaching activities and academic activities, which may include the clinical supervision of practicum students, post-doctoral students and other clinicians as requested.
•    Participates in other special activities and contributes to the development of programs for the department as requested by the Practice Manager.
•    Observes all health and safety requirements.
•    Expected to perform other similar and related duties as assigned.
•    Management has the right to add or change to the job responsibilities at any time.


Grant Information:

This position is fully funded by a grant.  As a grant funded employee, you will be considered a Baystate Health employee with the following stipulations:

Your employment will be for the duration of the grant.  Continued employment, beyond the initial period, is contingent upon the availability of new grant funding.

What You Need To Know:

Full-time / 36 hours

Loc: Springfield, MA
 

Qualifications: 

•    Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
•    Massachusetts Psychologist license or license eligible is required
•    Experience in providing treatment in outpatient mental health settings
•    Experience working with individuals with trauma histories is preferred

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

•    Knowledge of trauma-informed practice
•    Excellent interpersonal skills
•    Excellent communication skills, written and oral
•    Knowledge base related to issues of cultural competence
•    Must be Spanish/English Bilingual

Psychologist

Organization: 
The Children’s Center
Location: 
Utah
Summary: 

Full time Licensed Psychologist to provide comprehensive mental health services to very young children and their families including assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning and Family and Individual Child Therapy. Clientele includes children with severe emotional and behavioral problems, early childhood trauma, and children with autism spectrum disorders and their families.  Successful candidates must demonstrate clinical experience with toddlers and preschool aged children and experience with evidence based trauma treatments. 


REQUIREMENTS:
•    Utah licensure as Psychologist
•    Clinical experience with children birth to age seven and their families
•    Experience using evidence based interventions for childhood trauma
•    Excellent spoken and written communication skills
•    Ability to work independently, set priorities for assignments, meet deadlines, and enthusiastically participate as part of an interdisciplinary team
•    Highly motivated to learn new skills and work in a stimulating and busy clinical environment

OTHER:  Competitive salary and benefits.  The Children’s Center is a private, non profit community agency that provides comprehensive mental health care to children and their families across the socioeconomic spectrum.  We offer a range of services based upon the mental health needs of each child and family, including outpatient family and group therapy, as well as therapeutic preschool services. The Children’s Center is a partner with the National Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) so clinicians at The Center are able to participate in national trainings focused on the use of evidenced based treatments for early childhood trauma.  Extensive professional training and supervision is provided.

CONTACT:  Send resumes to Douglas Goldsmith, Ph.D. by email at dgoldsmith@tccslc.org or fax to 801-582-5540.
 

Bilingual Psychotherapist

Organization: 
ANDRUS
Location: 
Yonkers, NY
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 provides annually a broad network of supports to over 2,500 vulnerable children and families of all backgrounds and means. Our mental health division (MHD) extends individualized child and family interventions, supports parents, caregivers, and helps children and their families build on their unique strengths while managing their particular challenges.  With Clinics in Yonkers, White Plains, and Peekskill, we are able to provide services to families in northern, southern, and central Westchester.

ANDRUS' Mental Health Division is seeking a Staff Psychotherapist to provide direct clinical services (evaluation, assessments, treatment), as primary therapist, to assigned patients. The Staff Psychotherapist will provide individual, family and group and milieu therapy in the clinic and offsite (i.e.: home and school) and is supervised by assigned supervisor, assistant clinic manager.
We have openings in our Yonkers, NY clinic (Bilingual Spanish/English required).


LMSW, LCSW or LMHC with clinical field placement during education or equivalent documented volunteer or paid experience, knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention.  Must be computer literate with excellent communication skills and have proven ability to meet session productivity standards.  Bilingual in English and Spanish is required to be considered for this position. Clinicians for these roles must be willing to work evening hours.

Contact: 

All interested and qualified candidates please send your resume with a cover letter and salary requirement to ANDRUS HR-JP Department, 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email to andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax to 914-965-3883

Child Psychiatrist

Organization: 
ANDRUS
Location: 
Yonkers, NY
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 provides annually a broad network of supports to over 2,500 vulnerable children and families of all backgrounds and means. Our mental health division (MHD) extends individualized child and family interventions, supports parents, caregivers, and helps children and their families build on their unique strengths while managing their particular challenges.  With Clinics in Yonkers, White Plains, and Peekskill, we are able to provide services to families in northern, southern, and central Westchester.

ANDRUS' Mental Health Division in Peekskill is seeking Per Diem Child Psychiatrist.  The Staff Psychiatrist provides psychiatric services to children and families.   The Per Diem Child Psychiatrist is under the supervision of Chief of Psychiatry.  Position requires availability for at least 6 hours per week, starting off.
Minimum Requirements:
•    Current New York State Physician License and DEA registration, plus board certification in child and adolescent psychiatry
•    Experience in child and adolescent psychiatry
•    Excellent analytical and clinical skills to resolve complex clinical and diagnostic problems.
•    Strong computer skills with knowledge of EMR.
•    Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
•    Ability to meet session productivity standards.
•    Ability to travel and possess a valid driver’s license
•    Physical Requirements:
o    Reach
o    Walk
o    Climb Stairs
o    Bend

All interested and qualified candidates please send your resume with a cover letter and salary requirement to ANDRUS HR-JP Department, 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email to andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax to 914-965-3883.
 

Contact: 

All interested and qualified candidates please send your resume with a cover letter and salary requirement to ANDRUS HR-JP Department, 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email to andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax to 914-965-3883.

Bilingual Per Diem Psychotherapist

Organization: 
ANDRUS
Location: 
Yonkers, NY
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 provides annually a broad network of supports to over 2,500 vulnerable children and families of all backgrounds and means. Our mental health division (MHD) extends individualized child and family interventions, supports parents, caregivers, and helps children and their families build on their unique strengths while managing their particular challenges.  With Clinics in Yonkers, White Plains, and Peekskill, we are able to provide services to families in northern, southern, and central Westchester.

ANDRUS' Mental Health Division is seeking Bilingual Per Diem Therapist’s.  The Bilingual Per Diem Therapist will provide direct clinical services (evaluation, assessment, treatment), as primary therapist, to assigned clients. The Bilingual Per Diem Therapist Reports directly to the Clinical Manager and/or the Senior Clinical Supervisor.


LMSW, LCSW or LMHC with clinical field placement during education or equivalent documented volunteer or paid experience, knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention.  Must be computer literate with excellent communication skills and have proven ability to meet session productivity standards.  Bilingual in English and Spanish is required to be considered for this position.  The schedule for these roles are flexible, Monday through Saturday, working 10 hours a week.
 

Contact: 

All interested and qualified candidates please send your resume with a cover letter and salary requirement to ANDRUS HR-JP Department, 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email to andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax to 914-965-3883

Psychologist I

Organization: 
Kennedy Krieger Institute
Summary: 

The Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress (CCFTS) at Kennedy Krieger Institute has a position open for a Psychologist to provide assessment and treatment services. 

CCFTS, located in Baltimore Maryland, strongly encourages the use of evidence-based treatments, including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy. The Psychologist will provide psychotherapy with children who have experienced trauma through physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, domestic and community violence. The Psychologist I will also provide assessments of children along a continuum of screenings to full psychological evaluations. Areas of assessment include emotional, cognitive, achievement, and developmental functioning of referred children. The Doctoral Level Psychologist may also participate in research and training activities.

For information about our program, please go to:

https://www.kennedykrieger.org/patient-care/patient-care-centers/traumatic-stress-center/treatment

The Psychologist I provides psychotherapy in the treatment program of the Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress. These children are primarily those who have experienced or may be at risk for trauma through physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, domestic and community violence.  Psychologist I also provides 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. The position requires the ability to address the needs of this population. The Doctoral Level Psychologist may also participate in research or other projects at the direction of the Director of Clinical Services.

Skills and Knowledge Required: 
  1. Provides psychotherapy to children through individual, family, or group modalities as appropriate.
  2. Provides psychological evaluations covering cognitive, emotional, and achievement functioning of referred children.
  3. Participates in psychology staff meetings and staff meetings of the family center so as to aid in ongoing program development.
  4. Demonstrates ability to work clinically with severely disturbed children including identifying and managing acute crises.
  5. 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.
  6. Maintains client activity at the projected level set by the administrative staff.
  7. Maintains the medical record for each client, which may include psychological evaluations, assessment and treatment plan, progress notes, reviews, and discharge summaries.
  8. May participate in the field instruction program and supervise externs when interest and capacity is demonstrated.

EDUCATION:

    Doctoral degree in psychology from an accredited college, university, or professional school and is licensed to practice psychology in the state of Maryland.

EXPERIENCE:

    Must have had at least one year's experience in clinical psychological work with children, preferably in a community or hospital setting with children who are traumatized, severely emotionally disturbed, or who have experienced abuse/neglect.
    Completion of a one year internship in clinical psychology.

Contact: 

Apply here.

Internship/ Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Organization: 
Center on Child Abuse and Neglect in the Department of Pe-diatrics at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Summary: 

A specialized training program for Psychology Pre Doctoral Students, Interns, and Post-Doctoral Fellows to serve underserved populations.


The Integrated Behavioral Services for Underserved Populations program is available for psychology trainees who are in a pre-doctoral program, entering their internship year, or applying for a Post-Doctoral Fellowship. The year-long program is sponsored by the Center on Child Abuse and Neglect in the Department of Pe-diatrics at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and is funded by the Health Research and Services Administration (HRSA) in the Department of Health and Human Services.


The training is designed to prepare psychology trainees to provide evidence-based services in primary care setting to underserved children, adults, and fami-lies. The trainees will have rotations in a VA primary Care Clinic; the Fostering Hope Clinic, a specialized clinic for children in foster care; the Variety Health Clin-ic, a community based clinic; an Indian health Service Clinic, and for Spanish speaking trainees, the Latino Clinic, a primary care clinic for Spanish-speaking families.


The trainees will participate in the Interdisciplinary Training Program in Child Abuse and Neglect (ITP), a two semester program.


The Interns and Post-Doctoral Fellows will be part of the OUHSC APA-approved internship and Fellowship programs and will receive stipends and benefits accord-ing to University and NIH policies. The program will begin in late August and appli-cation are currently being taken. Please contact Kacey-Eastman@ouhsc.edu 405-271-8858 for application information.

Director of Intern Training

Organization: 
Children’s Institute Inc.
Location: 
Los Angeles
Summary: 

Children’s Institute is a compassionate, innovative leader in the fields of trauma focused treatment, youth development and early childhood and family support services.  More than 24,000 children and families in some of Los Angeles’ most underserved communities benefit from CII’s commitment to developing and maintaining an investigative learning approach. The work of CII stretches across many disciplines and program structures in order to positively affect the lives of children and families in Los Angeles insuring compliance to all relevant professional regulations and program service, documentation and billing expectations.

This Position Requires:

  • 5 years of managerial, supervisory experience.
  • Doctoral degree in Psychology or Master degree in Social Work required, depending on program.

The Director of Intern Training oversees all the agency internship programs including managing all aspects of recruitment and selection of APA internship, organizing all internship training activities, conducting training seminars, providing direct clinical supervision, working closely with regional managers to coordinate all aspects of clinical experience for interns including monitoring and

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

 

  • Manages APA internship recruitment and selection activities, including development of related materials and website content.
  • Develops and manages the APA intern training schedule.
  • Conducts seminars and training activities, as needed.
  • Provides clinical supervision to all APA interns.
  • Provides administrative supervision to APA program and interns.
  • Monitors and ensures compliance with direct service and professional regulations and expectations by the interns, including timely and thorough documentation of the services they provide.
  • Insures full compliance and ongoing certification of the internship program through the governing body.
  • Provides administrative supervision to MSW internship coordinator and other internship programs agency-wide.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the direct reports.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Clinician

Organization: 
Chadwick Center for Children and Families, Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego
Location: 
San Diego, CA
Summary: 

The Chadwick Center for Children and Families at Rady Children’s Hospital is currently seeking a full-time clinician to provide therapy to children who have experienced trauma, including sexual abuse, physical abuse, and exposure to domestic violence.  The Chadwick  Center offers  programs  and  services  that  provide  for  the  prevention,  identification  and  treatment  of  abused  and traumatized  children,  as  well  as  to  families  impacted  by  domestic  violence,  and  is  one  of  the  largest  hospital-based  child  advocacy  and  trauma treatment centers in the nation, with a combined staff of more than 75 professionals in the fields of medicine, social work, psychology, psychiatry, child  development,  nursing,  and  education  technology. 

Applicants must have a Master’s degree or Doctorate in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field, be licensed or license-eligible in California, and be bilingual in English/Spanish.  Priority will be given to licensed applicants who have at least a minimum of 1 year experience serving abused, traumatized, or at-risk children and families and are experienced in the provision of Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Child-Parent Psychotherapy, or other trauma-focused evidence-based treatment.  The ideal candidate has strong written and oral communication skills, works effectively in a team environment, has knowledge of the child welfare and legal systems, is skilled at developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with others (clients, caregivers, co-workers, professionals from other agencies and organizations), and is committed to principles of cultural competency.

Please submit a cover letter and resume/CV (including three references) via e-mail to:
Lisa Conradi, Psy.D.
Director of Clinical Operations
Chadwick Center for Children and Families
Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego
E-mail: lconradi@rchsd.org