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Bilingual Project Clinician/Therapist

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The NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research is committed to creating new knowledge about the root causes of poverty, developing evidence-based interventions to address its consequences, and rapidly translating research findings into action through policy and best practices.

We hiring a full-time bilingual clinician for the randomized controlled trial: “Treating Maternal PTSD to Enhance Parenting and Reduce Maltreatment Recidivism: Safe Mothers, Safe Children.” This study, an exciting collaboration between ACS and NYU, aims to improve the identification, case management, and treatment of mothers with trauma-related disorders who are raising young children, and receiving child welfare preventive services to reduce the risk of repeat maltreatment and to improve positive parenting.

The bilingual study clinician will deliver an evidence-based mental health treatment for mothers in preventive services with histories of trauma/PTSD. Responsibilities for this position will include, but not be limited to:

  • Deliver manualized mental health intervention in child welfare settings;
  • Coordinate intervention delivery with research staff, agency staff, and clients;
  • Ensure fidelity of intervention and client engagement;
  • Maintain session notes and weekly activities;
  • Comply with current IRB regulatory requirements and procedures;
  • Provide technical assistance and training to staff from contract agencies;
  • Assist with project management and organization;
  • Assist with database management and data analysis as needed;
  • Assist with papers and presentations as required;
  • Participate in staff meetings and case discussions.

Qualifications:

  • ​​​​​LMSW, LCSW, PhD, or PsyD licensed or license eligible in the state of New York
  • Minimum 3 years of clinical experience providing evidence based clinical interventions
  • Bilingual (English-Spanish) is required  
  • Experience with research, project management, and collection of research assessments is a plus
  • Knowledge of evidence-based trauma interventions and child welfare
  • Flexibility around work hours
  • Willingness to travel to the agency sites
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and teamwork skills

The NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research is committed to creating new knowledge about the root causes of poverty, developing evidence-based interventions to address its consequences, and rapidly translating…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 30, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 29, 2021
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

USD 65,000 - USD 70,000Salary is commensurate with experience.

Benefits

NYU offers a generous benefits package.

NYU offers a generous benefits package.

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual English-Spanish

Bilingual English-Spanish

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
708 Broadway, New York, NY 10003, USA
5th Floor

How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply via NYU’s Interfolio system. Please note, the application site will say "Research Scientist" which indicates an internal NYU position title. Required attachments include a detailed cover letter and resume/CV.

The Institute seeks to fill this position immediately.

Interested applicants should apply via NYU’s Interfolio system. Please note, the application site will say "Research Scientist" which indicates an internal NYU position title…

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