Employment Opportunities

Assistant Director of Clinical Services, The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, New York

The mission of The NYSPCC is to respond to the complex needs of abused and neglected children, and those involved in their care, by providing best practice counseling, legal, and educational services. Through research, communications and training initiatives, we work to expand these programs to prevent abuse and help more children heal.

The NYSPCC is currently accepting applications for a Full-Time Assistant Director of Clinical Services. This position is responsible, in consultation with the Director of Clinical Services, for the oversight of the following programs: Trauma Recovery, Therapeutic Supervised Visitation Program, and Crisis Debriefing. This position ensures high quality services through use of evidence-based practices, standardized assessment instruments, best practice program evaluation, staff performance evaluation and the comprehensive training of staff. The Assistant Director will also be responsible to support the development, delivery and promotion of The NYSPCC Training curricula and materials.

Responsibilities include: Cultivating and collaborating with referral sources; screening and assigning referrals; providing clinical supervision; maintaining and reporting program data, including program outcomes and staff productivity; maintaining policy and procedure manuals, ensuring compliance with funding, policy and procedure requirements; and supporting efforts to secure funding for all programs. The Assistant Director will carry a small caseload of TR and SVP clients, will facilitate crisis debriefing sessions and will be responsible for developing and facilitating select trainings and workshops on topics relevant to The NYSPCC mission. The Assistant Director will also provide supervisory coverage to all Clinical Services program staff in the absence of the Director of Clinical Services.

Requirements: Must be a New York State LCSW or a licensed Psychologist.  A minimum of five years of experience working with high-conflict families with histories of trauma using evidence-based practices; 3-4 years of experience in a management role providing program oversight and staff supervision; an understanding of the complexities of domestic violence, child abuse and neglect, the custody and visitation process, the child welfare process, mental health and substance abuse issues and secondary traumatic stress; and sound clinical judgment are also required.  Excellent oral and written communication skills, attention to detail, computer literacy, training skills, and experience with public speaking are essential. Monday through Friday schedule, with two evenings required.  Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.

Salary: Low $80K’s commensurate with experience.

Excellent benefit package, including health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 403B plan with match, life insurance, and generous vacation/personal day leave. If you meet the qualifications and are interested in applying for this position please send your resume, cover letter, and clinical writing sample via email to Benoit Chery at [email protected]  or via mail to 161 William Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY  10038.

Senior Program Officer for Community Engagement and Outreach, The Care and Protection of Children Learning Network, Columbia University, New York

The Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University in New York seeks a Senior Program Officer for Community Engagement and Outreach with the Care and Protection of Children (CPC) Learning Network. The CPC engages in innovative research, fosters communities of learning and shapes the proximate generation of advocates and researches for children and families.

The CPC Learning Network Secretariat also co-leads the INSPIRE Working Group with the World Health Organization; comprised of 12 core agencies and over 200 members, the INSPIRE Working Group promotes evidence-based strategies for preventing and reducing violence against children: http://www.who.int/violence_injury_prevention/violence/inspire/en/ .

The Senior Program Officer for Community Engagement and Outreach will play a key role in facilitating communication across the CPC Learning Network and in promoting engagement from stakeholders at multiple levels. Approximately 50% of the Senior Program Officers’ time will be dedicated to facilitating the INSPIRE Working Group while the other half of the Senior Program Officer’s will be dedicated to outreach and engagement of CPC Learning Network Stakeholders working on other programs.

The full job description and further information on the application process is available on the website of Columbia University. The position is open until filled:


Associate Professor/Professor, Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect, Aurora, Colorado (U.S.)

The Department of Pediatrics Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect has an opening for a full-time Associate Professor/Professor. This position will serve as Section Head for the Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect, within the Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Colorado. As Section Head, the Kempe Center Executive Director establishes the strategic direction for the Section and fosters collaboration among Kempe faculty and colleagues at the Department of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado School of Medicine, and the broader University of Colorado community.  For more details about the responsibilities and requirements of this position, please see the job posting hyperlinked below.


Associate Professor/Professor (Open Rank Faculty)


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We are currently in need of volunteers to translate some publications and documents from English to Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, French, Chinese, Japanese, Hindi, and Arabic. This opportunity is on a “as-needed” basis and the time commitment will depend on the size of the publication (typically not more than 12 pages). Languages not listed may also be needed from time to time. Contact [email protected] if this sounds like an opportunity you’re interested in!


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