May 21, 2014

Job posting at The Center for Early Childhood Health and Development

The Center for Early Childhood Health and Development in the Division
of Health and Behavior in the Department of Population Health at the
NYU School of Medicine is expanding its efforts to implement ParentCorps in schools and community-based organizations in New York City. ParentCorps is a family-centered, school-based preventive intervention to foster healthy development and school success among young children (ages 3–6) living in disadvantaged neighborhoods. We are looking for experienced behavioral health professionals to conduct small and large group trainings and coaching of mental health professionals and early childhood educators in the implementation of
ParentCorps in early childhood settings. We are seeking dynamic, dedicated, and team-oriented candidates with exemplary clinical skills with individuals and groups, experience leading trainings for large groups of mental health professionals or early childhood educators, and experience working with diverse populations. Ideally, candidates will also have experience in early childhood settings, experience in and comfort with implementation of evidence-based interventions, and proficiency with technology (e.g., PowerPoint, Prezi). Thorough training in all procedures, training content and ParentCorps will be provided.


§  Conduct small and large group trainings (both independently and collaboratively with ParentCorps trainers) for early childhood educators and mental health professionals as part of the ParentCorps
Academy team.

§  Implement, observe and/or model the ParentCorps Family Program with early childhood educators and mental health professionals.

§  Serve as a coach (both onsite in early education settings and by distance) to early childhood educators and mental health professionals on the implementation of the ParentCorps Family Program.

§  Serve as a liaison and collaborate with community-based organizations and schools.

§  Develop and adapt training materials and intervention protocols as part of the ParentCorps Academy team.

§  Contribute to recruitment and engagement efforts for ParentCorps Family Program.

§  Complete rating forms for implementation quality.

§  Participate in team meetings.


§  Masters in Psychology or Social Work, with two years of experience in clinical settings, or Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical, School or Counseling Psychology. Candidates who are ABD may apply. No license is
required for this position.

§  Clinical experiences with individuals and groups

§  Experience leading trainings for mental health professionals and/or early childhood educators.

§  Experience working with diverse populations.

§  Experience in early childhood settings, preferred.

§  Experience in and comfort with implementation of evidence-based interventions, preferred.

§  Proficiency with technology (e.g., PowerPoint, Prezi), preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

§  Professional, responsible, personable.

§  Dynamic, dedicated, motivated, conscientious.

§  Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.

§  Team-oriented.

§  Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

§  Ability to collaborate with community-based agencies and schools.

Interested Candidates:

Please send a cover letter and CV or resume to Dana Rhule, PhD:

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