October 22, 2014

ACS-NYU Children's Trauma Institute - Study Clinician and Postdoc Positions

ACS-NYU Children's Trauma Institute
(1)   Study Clinician
(2)   Postdoctoral Fellow
The Children's Trauma Institute is an innovative collaboration between the New York City Administration for Children's Services and the New York University School of Medicine to use trauma-related knowledge in child welfare settings to improve outcomes for children and families.
Study Clinician
We are currently recruiting a bilingual Spanish/English clinician to deliver an evidence-based mental health treatment for mothers in preventive services with histories of trauma/PTSD. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
  • Delivering manualized mental health intervention in child welfare settings;
  • Conducting assessments;
  • Coordinating intervention delivery with staff from ACS and contract preventive agencies;
  • Providing technical assistance and training to staff from ACS and contract preventive agencies;
  • Assisting with project management and organization;
  • Assisting with database management and data analysis; and
  • Assisting with papers and presentations.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Candidates must be license-eligible (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) and have a limited permit (supervision for licensure is provided). Knowledge of trauma and child welfare is required. Experience with research, project management, and collection of research assessments is desired. Flexibility around work hours, and the ability to work some evenings, is preferred. The candidate should possess strong interpersonal skills, good problem-solving abilities, and knowledge of the mental health and child welfare systems. Bilingual (English-Spanish) candidates will get strong preference. Database management and strong computer and administrative skills are highly desirable.
For consideration, please send a resume and a recent writing sample to Rachel Tache at rachel.tache@nyumc.org.

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