Jobs and Fellowships

Smith College SSW often receives notices of jobs and fellowships from other organizations. Jobs and fellowships are posted on this page monthly. 

For Jobseekers

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SSW does not vet any jobs or fellowships that are posted. Please follow up with a poster directly with any questions regarding the position. If you are interested in posting a job or fellowship, please contact the Office of Alumni Engagement.

Fellowships

The Baltimore Center for Psychotherapy, Baltimore, MD (Post Date: 4/25/2024)

The Baltimore Center for Psychotherapy offers fellowship positions for training in practicing psychodynamic psychotherapy in a private practice context. Fellows are early-career social workers with an interest in private practice with a psychodynamic orientation. The fellowship consists of a paid caseload, individual and group supervision, and ongoing didactic learning.

Didactic components of the fellowship include ongoing support in building and maintaining a business, weekly caseload supervision, weekly psychodynamic supervision, group case consultation, and a weekly reading group focused on psychodynamic theory and practice. Fellows with a particular interest are also encouraged and supported to develop a practice of clinical writing.

The fellowship requires a minimum commitment of two years and offers the opportunity to continue as a fellow for up to three years. Fellows build a caseload of roughly 25 patients in weekly psychotherapy and are 1099 contractors.

The fellowship is now hiring on a rolling basis and applications are always open. Please email info@baltimorecenterforpsychotherapy.com to set up an informational interview or to submit your application materials, listed below.

To apply for a fellowship position, please submit the following to info@baltimorecenterforpsychotherapy.com:

• A cover letter/letter of interest
• A comprehensive CV
• A piece of clinical writing that includes clinical process, between 10-30 pages
• Three letters of recommendation from supervisors and professors with relevant knowledge of your clinical and professional work

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Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis, Brookline, MA (Post Date: 5/23/2024)

The Postgraduate Fellowship Program – West was developed in the Pioneer Valley to enrich opportunities for psychoanalytic education in western Massachusetts. The program is designed for mental health providers and scholars interested in deepening their understanding of psychoanalytic psychology. Using a contemporary, comparative approach, the Fellowship explores a variety of models of the treatment process (Classical, Object Relations, Self Psychology, and Relational), with equal attention to theory and its clinical application. The Fellowship aims to enrich participants’ understanding of human nature and to promote a more vital and effective clinical practice. Clinical material shared by fellows and faculty is used to elucidate and animate theoretical concepts and models as they are applied in the discussion of clinical issues and the psychotherapy process.

The PGFP is tailored for early to mid-career mental health professionals and scholars who harbor a keen interest in psychoanalytic psychotherapy. We aim to cultivate a diverse and dynamic cohort of participants who enrich the learning environment of the fellowship.We offer several scholarship opportunities for our trainings and fellowships and they are approved for continuing education credits through APA, Mass Medical, and NASW.

The application deadline is July 15.

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Jobs

Empire Minds NYC, New York, NY (Posted 4/25/24)

Empire Minds NYC is looking to hire social workers and psychologists for their thriving group practice with locations in downtown Brooklyn and midtown Manhattan.  Founders Kate Golash, PsyD and Kate Zayko, LCSW are interested in finding thoughtful, dynamic, and experienced therapists to join the team at Empire Minds (www.empiremindsnyc.com).  Our goal is provide care for our patients within a community of social workers and psychologists where we can grow and develop as therapists.  We are looking for full time clinicians who specialize in working with children, adolescents, and families with background in CBT and DBT modalities.  Our practice offers health/dental/vision insurance for full time employees.  Clinicians are paid fee for service.  We offer individual and group supervision.

If interested please contact; Kate Zayko at kzayko@empiremindsnyc.com or Kate Golash at KGolash@empiremindsnyc.com.

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Resilience Lab, Massachusetts (Posted 4/25/24)

About Us:
Resilience Lab is modernizing how clinicians work together towards our mission: improving access to high-quality mental health care. Our diverse and collaborative team of over 200 remotely-based therapists offers virtual therapy services while enjoying flexible schedules and the security of a guaranteed monthly income. We provide billing and administrative support, so our clinicians can focus more on their clients. Our clinically-led Institute provides a complimentary lifelong learning curriculum. We are expanding nationally and looking for compassionate clinicians to join our team.
The Role:
Resilience Lab is hiring therapists licensed to practice in Massachusetts who are in need of supervision. While our therapists primarily conduct individual sessions, they also work with couples and families, and facilitate groups and workshops. As such, there are many pathways for LCSWs and mental health counselors in training to gain clinical hours as they are working towards their license.
Reports to: Supervisor
Job Type: Full-Time Preferred
Location: Can work remotely - Post-graduate license or training status in Massachusetts (MA) required
Requirements:
• Master's degree and requisite state licensure
• Self-starter, learning mentality with an entrepreneurial spirit
• Adept communication and interpersonal skills
• Adaptability to new systems, e.g., software platforms
• Excellent attention to detail and follow through
• Ability to balance independence and asking for help
• Community-oriented with a passion for collaboration
• Access to a reliable computer and high-speed internet
Responsibilities:
• Mastery of the Resilience Methodology, which is collaborative, holistic, personalized, and measurable.
• Complete onboarding and training
• Conduct individual, couples, and/or family psychotherapy sessions, 
• Run support groups and/or group therapy sessions
• Build a minimum caseload of approximately 20-25 sessions per week
• Evaluate sessions and outcomes via intake/progress notes, treatment plans, and outcome measures
• Undergo supervision to reflect on sessions, including transference/countertransference
• Participate in learning opportunities through the Resilience Institute
Benefits:
• Fully remote, flexible schedule. Provide care without the commute
• Professional Development. Receive complimentary access to The Resilience Institute for lifelong clinical and business training
• Supervision. Gain hours toward independent licensure under expert supervision
• Administrative support. Access a dedicated insurance/billing team so you can focus on clients
• Marketing support. We’ll help build your client base via marketing and our insurer partnerships
• Health insurance. You’ll be eligible to enroll in health coverage starting day one
• Generous PTO. Receive four weeks of PTO after six months of employment, nine paid holidays, and 12 weeks paid family leave after one year of employment
$50,000 - $64,000 a year
Compensation:
• All clinicians are hired as W-2 employees
• Clinicians receive a guaranteed monthly salary plus up to 50% of session fees
• Annual compensation ranges from ~$50K to $64K (full-time)

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Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI (Posted 4/25/24)

Responsibilities of the Position
The executive director of mental health and trauma support services reports to the assistant provost/executive director of University Health and Wellbeing (UHW) and serves on the UHW senior leadership team. This position collaborates with university colleges, campus departments, and external partners; manages an annual budget of approximately $8 million; and directs 110 professional staff.

This position oversees the Mental Health and Trauma Support Services (MHTSS) pillar of the University Health and Wellbeing division, which provides mental health and trauma support services to students, staff, faculty, and the Michigan State University (MSU) community. Reporting to the executive director are Counseling & Psychiatric Services, the Center for Survivors, and the Employee Assistance Program. This leadership role focuses on implementing efforts to integrate mental health and trauma response services across the campus and community; partners with Campus Health Services, Human Resources, and other academic and student support services units; and develops programmatic and service enhancements to address the changing environment of regulations, technology, and delivery of mental health services. The new executive director will need to work closely with the Office of Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Office of Civil Rights, Student Life and Engagement Division, and community partners to support shared goals around the physical, mental, and social health and wellbeing of the MSU community. The executive director will also co-chair a new health and wellbeing committee for MSU.

Qualifications and Characteristics of the Successful Candidate
A master’s degree with at least 10 years of experience leading mental health and/or relationship violence and sexual assault services, programs, and/or initiatives with experience serving higher education, education, or community populations, particularly diverse populations of student age and adults is required.

The successful candidate will have experience conceptualizing, planning, implementing, and evaluating interventions and programming that is responsive to the needs and interests of diverse populations; experience working with concepts and theories of multicultural education, student development, socio-ecological model-based approaches, and health behavior changes; and experience and problem-solving skills in analyzing health promotion and wellbeing needs of emerging adults, especially college students. The ability to conduct needs assessments, experience with large complex organizations—such as universities, and the demonstrated ability to work across unit lines, including experience with developing and facilitating the work of collaborative teams will be important in the selection of the new executive director.

In addition to the qualifications stated above, key stakeholders identified the following capabilities and attributes of a successful candidate:

• A strong communicator who can communicate across the unit and across the institution to bring people together and implement systems change. Must be comfortable in a high-visibility role and able to talk to stakeholders at all levels of MSU.
• A collaborator who can build relationships with, and advocate for the services of MHTSS and the units of the University Health and Wellbeing division, vendors, local mental health providers, and the peer institutions of the Big Ten.
• A proven and tested leader with management experience at a large and complex organization who is able to lead at an intellectual and institutional level and operationalize the vision for MHTSS.
• An individual who can establish policies and procedures, analyze and employ data, possess a knowledge of best practices and standards in mental health care, and manage change processes.
• A leader with an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in health and mental health, who can speak to health inequities in underserved populations. The executive director must also have knowledge of social justice issues, particularly related to trauma.
• An administrator who can work to ensure budget alignment across units.
• A proponent of holistic physical and mental health who understands the wellbeing model and is able to integrate that model across the MHTSS units.

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Ellenhorn, NYC, NY (Posted 5/8/24)

Position Summary: Provides primary support for clients with addictions and mental illness symptoms

Salary Range: Min $60,000 | Mid $70,000 | Max $80,000

Qualifications Required:

  • Master’s degree in relevant field required 
  • Post secondary school education and training is required, including internships and other supervised practical experiences in a clinical or rehabilitation setting with persons with severe and persistent mental illness and addictions disorders
  • Must be licensed or certified to work in the field, abide by a code of ethical and practice standards and be committed to a process of lifetime knowledge and skills development
  • Must have skills and competencies to establish supportive trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses as well as family and other members or the clients’ network

Qualifications Desired:

  • Previous experience working with clients with addictions and mental illnesses symptoms

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Provide ongoing assessment of clients’ symptoms and response to treatment. Make appropriate changes to treatment plan to ensure immediate interventions are provided in response to changes in behaviors/mental status.
  • Provide direct clinical services including individual supportive therapy to clients on an individual, group, and family basis in the office and in community settings through psychosocial treatment model with client determined goals.
  • Provide service coordination (case management) for an assigned group of clients including coordinating and monitoring the activities of the individual treatment teams.
  • Assume primary responsibility for developing, writing, implementing, evaluating and revising overall treatment goals and plans in collaboration with the client and the ITT.
  • Educate and support clients’ families and advocate for clients’ rights and preferences.
  • Conduct holistic and comprehensive assessments along with other team members.
  • Act as liaison and consult with community agencies and families to maintain coordination in the treatment process
  • Provide transportation to clients.
  • With other team members, participate in on-call rotation for crisis intervention/support 7days/wk, 24hrs/day.
  • Document client progress to maintain a permanent record of client activity according to established methods 

Nonessential Functions:

  • Occasional interstate travel
  • Other related duties as assigned

Success Factors/Job Competencies:

  • Problem solving skills on both strategic and functional levels
  • Commitment to company values
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong team player

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often required to walk, sit, drive a vehicle, use hands to type, handle or feel objects, reach with hands and arms, bend, walk up and down stairs, talk, hear, and see.

Work Environment: Most work is performed outside of the office setting.

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Oakland Unified School District, Oakland, CA (Posted 5/8/24)
  • Provide case management (from occasional to intensive), connecting students to basic needs, medical care, mental health services, legal providers, school support, extracurricular activities, benefits, etc. Coordinate with on- and off-site providers to ensure continuity of care, providing "warm hand-offs" as needed.
  • Provide supportive short term counseling which may look like occasional “check ins” or emotional supports as needed.*
  • Clinical group counseling (topics such as acculturation, healthy relationships, grief/loss and self esteem) and non-clinical groups (topics such as leadership development, lunch bunches, culture groups, etc.)
  • Crisis response including but not limited to threat assessments (threat of harm to self or others). 
  • Home visits where necessary.
  • Support and facilitate school celebrations and recognitions, as well as celebrations within newcomer programs.
  • Facilitate school based peer mentor and/or adult mentor programs.
  • Support access where appropriate to student leadership, restorative justice, extracurricular activities, after school programming, and summer opportunities.
  • Implementation of systematized intake and orientation system including student basic needs assessment, tour and possible use of peer buddies to support in welcoming new students.
  • Full participation of social workers in site COST teams to support effective triaging and tracking of interventions.
  • Support implementation of systematic school intake and orientation processes aligned with best practices.
  • Advocate for equitable newcomer access to school- and community-based services and resources. 
  • Seek out and leverage opportunities to get student voice and engagement in the ongoing development of supports.
  • Support newcomer students, families, and school staff in ensuring equitable access to the Options/Enrollment process.
  • Provide professional development for teachers and other staff around addressing the needs of newcomer students and consult with teachers/staff to collaboratively develop best approaches for supporting newcomer students.

BASIC FUNCTION: Under general direction of assigned supervisor provide case management; conduct individual and family assessments; make referrals, provide crisis intervention counseling, and facilitate education groups for students, parents, and school staff.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: (Incumbents may perform any combination of the essential functions shown below. This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, knowledge, or abilities associated with this classification, but is intended to accurately reflect the principal job elements).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Aligned with State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, Pupil Personnel Services Credential, Specialization in School Social Work
  • Assess home, school, personal, and community factors that may affect a students’ learning. 
  • Interview students to provide skill assessment and identification of needs. 
  • Consult with teachers, administrators, and other staff regarding social, emotional, and behavioral needs of students to evaluate and make recommendations in developing and implementing an appropriate plan for students. 
  • Identify and provide intervention strategies for students and their families, including counseling, case management, and crisis intervention counseling. 
  • Determine which students need immediate assessment and prioritize services. 
  • Participate in Individualized Education Program Meetings; coordinate Service Team Meetings, Student Study Team Meetings, and Student Attendance Review Team/ Board Meetings as appropriate; facilitate teams as necessary to accomplish proper results. 
  • Identify problems contributing to students’ attendance issues; develop and implement programs to provide students opportunities to improve their attendance. 
  • Prepare written materials about the available agencies; makes presentations to students, families, and staff. 
  • Provide outreach casework and support services including home visits, individual and group short-term counseling, family intervention and student group. 
  • Assist students and their families in obtaining necessary services, monitor progress toward successful utilization and completion of services. 
  • Serve as District liaison among students and their families, group home personnel, community agencies, county probation departments, and the Department of Social Services. 
  • Develop and maintain necessary tracking mechanisms and records to manage casework, including follow-up information. 
  • Advocate for students and their families who experience difficulties in obtaining necessary services. 
  • Participate with staff in education such as mental health, diversity, growth and development, self-esteem, sexuality, and drug/alcohol. 
  • Coordinate and facilitate inter-agency services for students including students’ educational and social background, high school completion plan, vocational assessment, and emancipation plan. 
  • Maintain confidentiality. 
  • Attend all required meetings and trainings. 
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    TRAINING, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in social work, counseling, psychology, sociology or a closely related field. 
  • A Master’s degree in social work.
  • Experience working with children or in an educational setting.
    LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Valid California Pupil Personnel Services Credential with School Social Work authorization
  • Valid California Driver’s License
  • Employment eligibility that may include fingerprints, tuberculosis and/or other employment clearance
    KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
    KNOWLEDGE OF:
  • Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures governing workscope
  • Principles and practices of social casework, including group work and community organizations
  • Current instructional materials and techniques governing workscope
  • Diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of District students
  • Psychosocial, emotional interviewing techniques for students and families
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy
  • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Record-keeping and report preparation techniques
    ABILITY TO:
  • Interpret and implement applicable laws, codes, policies, procedures, and District regulations governing workscope
  • Maintain current knowledge of applicable laws, codes, rules and regulations and new developments and research in the field governing workscope
  • Communicate effectively in English orally and in writing 
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action 
  • Maintain accurate and confidential records
  • Work independently 
  • Meet schedules and timelines
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationship among students, parents, District staff, and the community 
  • Plan and organize work
  • Follow oral and written instructions 
  • Compile and analyze information and prepare reports
  • Operate personal computer, related software, and other office equipment
  • Our program overview can be found here

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The Concord Center, Concord, MA (Posted 5/8/24)

The Concord Center, LLC, is seeking a full-time clinical social worker (with specific training and expertise working with children and adolescents) to join an expanding group clinical therapy practice in Concord, Massachusetts. The Concord Center, founded by Dr. Jamie Micco and Dr. Benjamin Banister, specializes in evidence-based treatments for mood and anxiety disorders, OCD, personality disorders, and related emotion dysregulation in children, adolescents, and young adults. Individual and group therapy services are provided using evidence-based modalities, with a focus on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), exposure and response prevention (ERP), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), among others.

Benefits Include:

• Highly competitive salary (private pay practice)

• Health, dental, and vision insurance

• Short term disability, life insurance, and other optional insurance offerings

• Paid professional liability insurance

• Paid time off and holidays

• Bonus program

• Strong referral stream (existing practice waitlist and demand)

• Bright, fully furnished, and newly renovated office space

• Flexible clinician scheduling (e.g., no requirement to work weekends; work-life balance is valued)

• Supervision for social workers working toward their independent license

• Weekly didactic seminar on topics relevant to CBT, DBT, and other specialized empirically supported treatments

• Group case consultation meetings

• Stipend for training and continuing education opportunities

• Supportive, collaborative environment

• Community outreach opportunities

• Potential to engage in future research or publication opportunities

Qualifications:

• Licensed in the state of Massachusetts (currently or within the next 6 months)

• At least one year of post-graduate clinical experience preferred

• Training in evidence-based treatment with children/adolescents—e.g., cognitive behavior therapy, exposure

and response prevention, parent child interaction therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, motivational interviewing

• Experience using these treatments to address anxiety disorders (social anxiety, GAD, panic disorder, specific phobias), OCD, and related mood disorders

• Experience providing clinical care to children and/or adolescents, along with adults

• Enthusiasm for continuing to in-depth learning about various empirical treatment modalities

Please email a cover letter, CV and 3 references to Dr. Benjamin Banister: bbanister@concordcbt.com

Website: www.concordcbt.com

McDaniel College, Westminster, MD (Posted 5/8/24)

About McDaniel College:

McDaniel College, recognized nationally among "Colleges that Change Lives" and U.S. News and World Report top-tier liberal arts colleges, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 70 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 20 highly regarded graduate programs. At McDaniel College we value our employees by offering our full-time employees tuition remission, 403B retirement accounts, paid time off, medical insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and paid maternity and parental leave. For more information about the college's benefits, please click here to review the 2024 benefits guidebook.  
 
Click here to see how McDaniel College employees impact the lives of students.

Job Description:

The Mental Health Counselor for Student Accessibility and Support Services (SASS) participates in the full range of generalist counseling service delivery with a specific focus in clinical interventions for students with disabilities including those with autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, learning disabilities, chronic mental illness, and other elements of neurodiversity. Duties of this Mental Health Counselor include the provision of innovative clinical services to students registered with SASS, including goal-focused individual therapy, crisis intervention, group therapy and skills workshops, as well as campus-wide outreach programming and consultation. This position is embedded within the SASS office and works in concert with the teams of SASS and the Wellness Center in addition to other campus partners to provide an integrated approach to supporting the holistic well-being of a diverse community of learners that leverages students' resilience and other key skills and increases their level of functioning, autonomy, and capabilities.  

The hiring range for this 12-month position is based off a candidate's qualifications. The hiring range for an independently licensed therapist is $69,160-72,800. The hiring range for a LGPC/LMSW is $59,800-63,440.

General Mental Health Counseling Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides intake assessments and effective treatment planning within the Pathways to Care model of comprehensive mental health services.  
  • Provides individual and group counseling to students with a variety of personal, social, academic, and mental health concerns.  
  • Provides case management and appropriate referrals to off-campus providers as needed.  
  • Provides crisis assessment, intervention, and consultation as needed during working hours and on-call rotation for evenings and weekends.  
  • Seeks immediate consultation with the Director of the Wellness Center in situations where there is imminent concern for a student's safety or the safety of others. 
  • Uses a culturally responsive and social justice framework in providing mental health services. Attention is given to the impact of systemic inequality, racism, and discrimination as well as identity-specific sources of strength and resilience. 
  • Designs and executes innovative mental health and wellness educational programs tailored to the specific experiences of students from marginalized populations with particular attention to empowered collaboration with student groups through the Wellness Liaison Program.  
  • Delivers educational outreach programming for the campus community on a variety of topics related to mental health and wellbeing and actively participates in orientation activities and other college-wide programs. 
  • Provides professional consultation to faculty, staff, college administrators, and family members of students as needed.  
  • Establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with local hospitals, substance abuse and mental health agencies, and mental health professionals.  
  • Maintains accurate, adequate, and timely documentation of treatment records including assessment, treatment plans, progress notes, correspondence with others, and termination records.   
  • Follows professional ethics, state laws, FERPA, and McDaniel College Wellness Center procedures for the administration and documentation of treatment records. 
  • Contributes to the Clinical Training Program through task supervision, training, consultation, and clinical supervision (if appropriate requirements are met).  
  • Maintains professional licensure and credentials in good standing including the completion of required continuing education credits.   
  • Observes state and national statues and guidelines related to professional role, code of ethics, and confidentiality including FERPA.  
  • Attends weekly Clinical Consultation meetings, regular Counseling Services staff meetings, Wellness Center staff meetings, and departmental and divisional professional development sessions and other meetings assigned by supervisor. 
  • Actively participates in orientation activities and other divisional programs. 
  • Generates up-to-date and accurate reports as needed. 
  • Serves as a member of campus committees as assigned. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.   

Mental Health Counselor for Student Accessibility and Support Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains availability within the SASS office to provide in-the-moment brief intervention, crisis response, drop-in hours, outreach, and consultation for SASS students.  
  • Provides neurodiversity and disability informed intakes, single sessions, initial assessments, short-term individual counseling, group therapy, crisis intervention, and referral services to students registered with Student Accessibility and Support Services. 
  • Facilitates psycho-educational groups, support groups, and skills training for students with various neurodivergent conditions with a particular focus on social skills development.  
  • Utilizes both flexible and goal-oriented approaches to individual treatment, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, social skills training, executive functioning support, and interpersonal therapy. 
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates clinical services, outreach, and training to meet the identified mental health needs of students with physical, mental, emotional, and developmental disabilities including those with autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, learning disabilities, chronic mental illness, and other elements of neurodiversity. 
  • Recognizes the strengths of students with disabilities as well as their challenges and utilizes best practices and current research in supporting their academic and social/emotional needs.  
  • Reviews clinical documentation from community mental health professionals and attends SASS intake meetings with students and families in order to collaborate with the SASS team to develop and implement individualized plans to support the mental health and behavioral needs of students.  
  • Provides consultation to faculty, staff, administration, and families regarding the mental health and well-being needs of SASS students. 
  • Educates the campus community about neurodivergence and disability issues, helping to create and sustain a welcoming, accessible, and supportive environment for all students. 
  • Collaborates with the teams of SASS and the Wellness Center to optimize the care provided to students. 
  • Consults with providers in the community to facilitate continuity of care. 
  • Contributes to the professional development of Wellness Center and SASS staff through the provision of didactic training and seminars, with a particular focus on building competencies for support and intervention with students with disabilities and neurodiversity. 

Qualifications

  • PhD, PsyD, MSW, or M.A. in Mental Health Counseling or related field. 
  • Licensed to practice in the state of Maryland: LCSW-C, LCPC, LMSW, LGPC, or licensed psychologist. 
  • Experience providing mental health treatment to individuals with disabilities including Autism Spectrum, Learning Disabilities, and ADHD and/or willingness to engage in training opportunities to develop knowledge and skills.  
  • Demonstrates understanding of and experience in supporting the specific mental health and wellness needs of individuals from marginalized populations (BIPOC, LGBTQIA, first generation, etc.). 
  • Experience managing crisis situations 
  • Effective interpersonal and cultural competency skills and demonstrated ability to communicate professionally with diverse populations of students, parents and other constituencies. 
  • Experience working with database, tracking and counseling software. 
  • Ability to provide on-call coverage and emergency response 

Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely working in a normal office environment with minimal exposure to adverse conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.    

Physical Abilities

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: 

  • Sitting for long periods of time. 
  • Some bending and stooping when working with files.   
  • Limited lifting involved but not more than 10 pounds at a time.     

Additional Information

McDaniel College is committed to building a diverse workforce that reflects the student body. McDaniel College, in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate in the recruitment, admission, and employment of students, faculty, and staff in the operation of any of its educational programs and activities. McDaniel College will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment on basis of any protected status including protective hairstyle, race, religion, color, ancestry or national origin, disability, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military status, genetic information, marital status, veteran's status, or any other actual or perceived legally protected characteristics. For more information on the College's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please visit this link.
Application Instructions:

Completed applications must include the following: cover letter addressing position qualifications and related experience; resume, names and contact information of three professional references, and a completed job application. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

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Well Equipped Seeking Licensed or Pre-Licensed Psychtherapist, Brooklyn, NY (Posted 5/23/24)

Well Equipped is seeking a licensed or pre-licensed per diem/fee-for-service psychotherapist (LMSW, LCSW, MHC, LMHC, Ph.D., PsyD) to facilitate skills-based groups and individual case management for a virtual Adolescent DBT IOP to launch in June 2024.

The IOP program will run T/W/Th from 5-8pm EST/2-5pm PST, and therapists will work on average 6-9 hours/week (with room to grow).

Candidates must possess strong engagement and treatment skills and be sufficiently self-directed to work independently and also as part of a team. Prior experience conducting psychotherapy with adolescents and families is required. Supervised experience and/or advanced training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) strongly also required.

Training will be provided by intensively trained and Linehan Board of Certification certified psychologist. Candidates must be licensed, license eligible, or limited license eligible (post-doc, LMSW, MHC-LP, etc eligible) in New York State.

Pay rate ranges from $40-125/clinical hour depending on experience.

Benefits, including health insurance, vacation time, and 401k available for clinicians working at least 20 clinical hours per week.

Well Equipped is part of Well Williamsburg, a woman owned and run business based in Brooklyn, NY. We do more than help clients leave behind maladaptive behaviors and relationships. We work closely with clients to identify what is and what is not working in their lives, foster the hope and confidence needed to define authentic values and goals, and develop effective strategies for cultivating a truly rich existence.

To apply, email cover letter and cv to julie@wellwilliamsburg.com and sarah@wellwilliamsburg.com.

Summer Counselor, New York City, NY (Posted 5/23/24)

Unit: Programs
Department: Counseling & Case Management
Reports to: Director of Counseling & Case Management
Classifications: Seasonal, P.T.

Essential Functions: 

% TimeRole Description
50%

  Intake and  Counseling

  1. Conduct membership intake assessments to determine immediate safety concerns, presenting issues and facilitate necessary referrals for in-house and external follow-up services.
  2. Provide individual-level clinical support to youth members, including:
    1. Weekly supportive counseling for a small caseload of 10-12 clients. 
    2. Youth re-entry plans after receiving disciplinary action.
    3. On-call counseling.
    4. Crisis intervention.
  3. If working in person, escort youth to pantry and conduct needs assessment for potential referrals to services. 
  4. In collaboration with the counseling and case management team, support in the integration of Liberation-focused, anti-oppressive, BIPOC youth-centered  and alternative healing methodologies. 
  5. Assessment, problem definition and treatment planning and case coordination of HMI clients.
10%

Group Level Interventions

  1. Facilitate groups during YSD program hours as assigned.
20%

Case Work

  1.  Provide necessary referrals for HMI members to access additional services.
  2. Facilitate supported referral services with external providers to HMI services.
  3. Collaborate with program staff and partner organizations toward the comprehensive care of youth members.
  4. Work with housing case manager to support with writing supportive housing applications, including psychosocial evaluations.
  5. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
20%

Administrative Duties

  1.  Collect data and participate in program evaluation activities as linked to interventions.
  2. Complete electronic data reporting immediately following service provision into Salesforce, including individual counseling progress notes, group notes, referral documentation, and other service documentation as directed.
  3. Meet and exceed all compliance standards for HMI and contracts by meeting deadlines, meeting outcomes and maintaining best practices in the delivery of service.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  1. Masters degree or provisional degree in social work, public health, creative arts therapy, psychology or related human services field.
  2. Experience working with LGBTQIA+ youth and their families.
  3. Ability to exercise independent judgment when appropriate; strong decision-making skills
  4. Strong oral and written communication skills.
  5. At least one year of experience with diverse population of adolescents in an urban setting, including knowledge of lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender and questioning youth from various cultures and backgrounds.
  6. Experience facilitating group discussions and managing a variety of small and large group dynamics.
  7.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including conflict mediation and public speaking.
  8. Knowledge of harm reduction practices, trauma-informed care, and positive youth development models. 
  9. Knowledge of and commitment to using a liberation-focused and anti-oppressive lens in their work. 
  10. Computer Skills:  Strong with proficiency in Zoom, Doxy, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. 

Additional Desirable Qualifications: 

  1. Knowledge of working within a systems or family approach in the treatment of adolescents.
  2. Knowledge of cultural competency issues.
  3. Spanish speaking preferred.

Working Conditions:

  1. Work primarily in person at 2 Astor Place, NYC with some virtual work on Zoom/Doxy.
  2. Work schedule: Monday through Friday, 3 - 8 p.m.

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Clinical Supervisor, Falmouth, MA (Posted 5/23/24)

The Clinical Supervisor oversees clinical reviews to monitor patient progress while supervises and directs the clinical staff in the provision of counseling and/or related functions. The Clinical Supervisor must have supervisory and interpersonal skills to manage and supervise a diverse clinical staff and provide the oversight and training necessary to achieve optimal clinical performance. This position requires the ability to incorporate regulatory standards into clinical practice to ensure compliance.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide training, supervision, and mentoring to maximize counselors’ performance and improve time management skills of the staff.
• Prepare and maintain counselors’ work schedules to provide adequate coverage seven days a week.
• Review clinical documentation and records for completion and quality regulatory requirements.
• Conduct performance appraisals and participate in hiring and termination recommendations.
• Participate in program planning, development and other management functions.
• Perform direct counseling services when necessary, in accordance with awarded privileges.
• Participate in utilization review activities in conjunction with other departments to ensure that services provided meet UR and managed care requirements.
• Interact with administrative, utilization review, admissions, and other clinical disciplines to ensure the efficient coordination and timely delivery of treatment services.
• Ensure compliance with regulatory and licensing standards.
• Must be able to work collaboratively with other clinical disciplines to advance quality of patient care and achieve program performance goals.
• Perform all other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform the,
job.
• Education: Master’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or related discipline. LICSW or LMHC strongly preferred for GTC.
• Experience: A minimum of five (5) years of clinical experience in an Addiction or Mental Health Treatment program. Previous experience with current clinical best practices in addiction treatment.
• Skills: Ability to put current clinical best practices in addiction treatment into practical applications.
• Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations: Independent License, LICSW, LMHC preferred.

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Ellenhorn LLC, Arlington, MA (Posted 5/23/24)

When you join the Ellenhorn team, you become part of the nation’s most robust community integration programs. Community integration programs help those who are receiving psychiatric services maintain their social roles in the real world and remain connected to nourishing social networks and communities.

Benefits:
• Consultation with supportive, experienced multidisciplinary team and senior clinicians
• Weekly 1:1 supervision towards licensure as well as weekly peer supervision
• Annual training in Open Dialogue, Motivational Interviewing, and Mentalization (AMBIT)
• Annual conferences and training series for continuing education credits
• Competitive salaries
• Medical, Dental, Vision, company match 401K
• Generous PTO policy

We are looking for: PACT Clinicians in MA and CA
Masters level position that provides psychosocial support as a part of a multidisciplinary team to individuals with psychiatric experiences and mental illness. Serves both as a primary case manager for a small caseload of clients and provides 1:1 and group sessions to clients in other areas (wellness, vocational, family support, spirituality, social, addictions etc) mostly in a community based setting.

Requirements:
• Master's degree in social work, counseling, expressive therapies, psychiatric rehabilitation or other related field
• Clinical license preferred
• Alignment with company values and philosophy

Want to learn more? Visit www.ellenhorn.com
Ready to apply? Send your cover letter and resume to hr@ellenhorn.com

Therapists, Brooklyn, NY (Posted 5/23/24)

We offer individual and group supervision, clinical supervision hours toward LCSW licensure, training and CEU reimbursement, flexible scheduling and incentive bonuses. This is an excellent opportunity for clinicians passionate about providing quality, accessible care to the community while also seeking a more flexible and independent work environment. For therapists interested in starting their own private practice, we offer professional development and mentorship.

Particular consideration will be given to candidates with at least one year of psychotherapy experience and/or post-graduate training.

Responsibilities:
• Be able to work independently and provide weekly psychotherapy to clients
• Maintain a caseload of 24-26 sessions per week
• Participate in individual and group supervision to discuss cases and develop clinical skills
• Remain organized and up to date with all required paperwork
• Collaborate with additional treatment providers and make referrals where appropriate

Qualifications:
• LMSW license in New York State
• Previous experience in mental health counseling or other related fields
• Familiarity with community mental health resources
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills
• Ability to build a strong therapeutic alliance with clients
• Strong desire to improve clinical skills and advance professionally
• Experience working with couples, LGBTQ+/TGNC and BIPOC communities is a plus.

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Therapist (Spanish Fluent), New York, NY (Posted 5/23/24)

About Restore NYC
Restore is a nonprofit organization making freedom real for survivors of trafficking in the United States. Our vision is a world free from trafficking. For every survivor, a life of hope, restoration, and flourishing. Learn more about us on our website.

Our Values
We depend on God / We pursue impact / We execute with excellence / We care for each other / We can’t do it alone / The survivor drives our approach

Diversity & Inclusion: The Foundation to Making Freedom Real
Restore's mission is to make freedom real for survivors of trafficking in the United States. To do that, we desire a staff team that's more representative of the survivors we serve — almost all of whom are Black, Latina, and/or immigrants. Applicants from these underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applicants who have lived experience of trafficking or labor exploitation.

About the Position
The Therapist reports directly to the Director of Client Services. The Therapist will provide trauma-informed counseling to survivors of human trafficking and will carry a caseload of up to 10 clients. The Therapist will be a part of a team committed to the restoration journey for each client. The ideal candidate for this role has experience in providing trauma-focused counseling and working with individuals with trauma, as well as holding a clinical license and can practice in New York state.

This is a contract position beginning immediately and is hybrid with the main office located in New York City. Schedules can be flexible and will be worked out based on the clients’ preference. Current contract will be finished by the end of September 2024 with the possibility of renewal.

Specific Responsibilities
• Provide individual trauma-informed psychotherapy, including applying Restore’s 12-week stabilization curriculum and long-term individual counseling
• Maintain timely and organized documentation, progress notes, treatment plans and timesheets
• Establish open lines of communication with the Client Services team
• Practice trauma-informed, culturally and linguistically sensitive, survivor-centered practices in all interactions with clients, staff, service provider organizations, and other stakeholders
• Attend regular touch-base meetings with the supervisor
• Ensure adherence to HIPPA requirements as well as APA, ACA, and NASW ethical guidelines
 

Requirements

• A psychotherapy license in the State of New York, such as LCSW, LMHC and LMFT
• Proficiency in trauma-informed care
• Familiarity and utilization of a range of psychotherapy approaches (ex. CBT, IFS, ACT, DBT, EMDR)
• Spanish fluency
• Experience providing counseling with individuals impacted by trauma and working with immigrant women and/or at-risk populations
• Strong clinical skills (e.g., conceptualization, goal setting, identifying the most effective treatment modality)
• Demonstrated record of establishing rapport with clients
• Deep commitment to the healing and wellbeing of survivors of trafficking
Compensation: The therapist will be paid $75 per hour.

Job Location
This job is based in New York City with a combination of virtual and in-person sessions based on the clients’ preference. 

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Psychotherapists, New York, NY (Posted 5/23/24)

We are accepting applications for fee-for-service psychotherapist positions on a rolling basis!

The Gender & Sexuality Therapy Center is a group private practice offering competent and knowledgeable psychotherapy for adolescents, adults, partnerships, and families in NY.

We're currently accepting applications on a rolling basis for fee-for-service psychotherapists with a preference for full-time positions (25 completed sessions per week) and therapists interested in having 20+ sessions/week.

G&STC specializes in gender, sex, and sexuality with specific expertise regarding working with LGBTQ+ folks, kink/BDSM, fetish sexualities, sex workers, and sexual-related issues such as sexual anxiety, sexual pain, sexual functioning, and sexually compulsive behavior. We provide a range of services, including psychotherapy, supervision, workshops, and consultation.

G&STC transitioned to 100% remote work in March 2020 and has remained 100% remote since.

G&STC only hires clinician’s who reside in NY or NJ.

Reports to: Clinical Coordinator

Duties:
• Phone consultations  
• Full-time position: Provides psychotherapy services to a caseload minimum of ~28-30 clients, including individuals, couples, partnerships with 3+ people, and families . Full time is considered 25 completed sessions per week . Smaller caseloads of 20-24 may be possible  
• Part-time position: Provides psychotherapy services to a caseload minimum of ~18, including individuals, couples, partnerships with 3+ people, and families . 
• Maintains case notes, logs, and all required documentation   
• Provide group therapy, as needed  
• Blog writing 4x/year  
• Participates in weekly specialized individual and group clinical supervision and monthly team meeting  
• Assists in the creation and implementation of G&STC workshops, training and seminars, as opportunities arise   
• Marketing tasks for self and G&STC

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