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Employment Opportunities

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) is currently accepting applications for:

 

 

Assistant Director of Clinical Services

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (The NYSPCC) seeks an experienced, devoted professional with strong clinical and leadership skills to serve as the Assistant Director of Clinical Services. Only applicants with an LCSW, PhD or PsyD and New York State licensure will be considered. 

The Assistant Director of Clinical Services position will play an essential role in supporting the agency mission of effectively responding to the complex needs of abused and neglected children, and those involved in their care.

Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee, in partnership with the Director of Clinical Services, all activities of the Trauma Recovery Program, Therapeutic Visitation Program, and Crisis Debriefing Program
  • Provide clinical supervision to a dynamic team of mental health professionals
  • Provide trauma-focused services to a small caseload of low-income children and families
  • Provide crisis debriefings to child welfare professionals
  • Support the development, delivery and promotion of training curricula on topics such as sexual abuse prevention, trauma-informed care, and wellness/self-care to diverse audiences
  • Support efforts to secure funding for all programs

Qualifications:

  • A LCSW, PhD or PsyD, and New York State licensure required
  • Extensive experience working with survivors of violence and trauma required
  • Experience in leadership, providing program oversight and staff supervision required
  • Understanding of the complex dynamics related to domestic violence, child abuse and neglect required
  • Commitment to innovative and anti-oppressive programming required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (including public speaking) required
  • Familiarity implementing evidence-based practices preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

Salary: $80K commensurate with experience.

The schedule for this position is Monday – Friday, including two evenings. 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 Sandra Singh at ssingh@nyspcc.org

 

Bilingual (English/Spanish) Clinician

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (The NYSPCC) seeks a motivated, devoted professional with strong clinical skills to serve as a Bilingual (English/Spanish) Clinician. The position requires a Sunday to Thursday schedule with two evenings during the week.

The Bilingual Clinician will play an important role in supporting the agency mission of effectively responding to the complex needs of abused and neglected children, and those involved in their care.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide trauma-focused therapeutic services on-site to low-income families participating in our Therapeutic Visitation and Trauma Recovery Programs
  • Facilitate crisis debriefings throughout the five boroughs with child welfare staff after critical incidents and fatalities
  • Co-facilitate Safe Touches child sexual abuse prevention workshops with K-3rd grade students
  • Provide workshops and trainings to children, parents or professionals

Qualifications:

  • LMSW, LMHC or equivalent and New York State licensure required; new graduates will have six months to obtain their license after hire
  • Fluency in Spanish required
  • A minimum of two years of experience working with high-conflict families with histories of trauma and an understanding of the complexities of domestic violence, child abuse and neglect, mental health and substance abuse issues preferred
  • Familiarity implementing evidence-based practices preferred

Salary: Low $60K’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 Sandra Singh at ssingh@nyspcc.org or via mail to 161 William Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY  10038.

 

The NYSPCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that promotes diversity in its employment practices.  Employment decisions are made without regard to an applicant’s actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, sex/gender (including gender identity and sexual harassment), sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, age, disability, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, arrest or conviction record (consistent with the provisions of New York State’s Corrections Law), partnership status, familial status, liability for military service, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, veteran status, genetic pre-disposition or carrier status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

 




Internship Opportunities

Posted on: 02 24 2014

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The NYSPCC is dedicated to helping prepare the next generation of social work and mental health professionals who are committed to helping vulnerable children and families receive the services they need to lead healthy and happy lives. For graduate school students interested in working with children and families, The NYSPCC is a great place to get hands-on experience and expert supervision at the world’s first child protection agency.

Each academic year, The NYSPCC provides approximately six clinical internships to graduate students attending the following schools of social work:

  • • Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College
  • • New York University Silver School of Social Work
  • • Fordham University Graduate School of Social Work
  • • Columbia University School of Social Work
  • • Adelphi University School of Social Work

These internships run from the beginning of the fall semester to the end of the spring semester. Interns can choose to work either 14 hours per week (September to August) or 21 hours per week (September to May) to fulfill their school’s requirements. The NYSPCC is open seven days and three evenings per week and will work with interns to agree upon a mutually beneficial work schedule. Interns will receive training, support, and supervision from talented and seasoned LMSW or LCSW clinicians. Case loads can include clients from the Therapeutic Supervised Visitation Program, Trauma Recovery Program, and/or Safe Touches: Personal Safety Training for Children.

Students from any participating schools listed above who are interested in applying for a clinical internship at The NYSPCC can speak with their school or can email Katheryn Lotsos, LCSW, who serves as the Educational Coordinator. Students who complete a full-year internship at The NYSPCC are eligible to apply for a temporary paid position with The NYSPCC during the summer following their internship.

If you are studying at one of the graduate schools listed above and if you are interested in working to protect children and strengthen families, please consider an internship at The NYSPCC as a great place to start your career.





The NYSPCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that promotes diversity in its employment practices. Employment decisions will are made without regard to an applicant's actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, sex/gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, age, disability, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, arrest or conviction record (consistent with the provisions of New York State's Corrections Law), partnership status, familial status, liability for military service, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, veteran status, genetic pre-disposition or carrier status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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