Center for Child & Family Health Job Description www.ccfhnc.org Title of Position: Post Adoption and School-Based Mental Health Clinician Duties & Responsibilities: Attend training and become proficient in facilitating NCTSN Resource Parenting Curriculum groups within 20 NC counties as part of the NC DSS Post Adoption Support Services Project. Conduct trauma-informed psychosocial assessments of children and families referred from both the Post Adoption and Schools projects to identify emotional, social, behavioral, and environmental strengths and needs. Formulate, develop, and implement comprehensive psychosocial treatment plans utilizing appropriate clinical social work treatments and evidence-based treatments for children. Provide adoption-informed support groups to children through the Post Adoption Support Services project. Partner with adoptive parents and local agencies to provide support and outreach to adoptive families. Accept referrals from school personnel or families for individual children at elementary schools, and determine appropriate response, including the following: conducting screening/assessment, making referral to mental health resources or other school programs, or triage for crisis situations. Collaborate with school professionals in team meetings, consultation, and in-service trainings. Clinician may provide time-limited skills-based groups with students and respond to school or student crises on an as-needed basis. Promote collaborative learning among colleagues through available venues (e.g., grant staff meetings, collaborative meetings with child welfare partners, participation on the NCTSN Child Welfare workgroup). Qualifications for Position: Master’s Degree in Human Services Field (Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Public Health); experience working with child welfare, adoptions, foster care, school-based mental health, and/or evidence-based trauma treatment and assessment experience preferred. Working knowledge of relevant clinical issues that impact on patient care; e.g., domestic violence, child and elder abuse, working knowledge of and liaison with community agencies and resources Supervisor: This position reports directly to the Post Adoption Project Co-Directors and Schools Project Director. Skills & Knowledge Required: Familiar with System of Care Values and Principles Strong written and verbal communication skills Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with multidisciplinary teams Ability to learn software programs and be effective with WORD, POWERPOINT Center for Child & Family Health Job Description www.ccfhnc.org Prior Experience Required: Two years of relevant experience required Experience serving children and families involved in child welfare preferred Experience with school-based mental health preferred Personal Qualities: Strong organization skills Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively Travel: Extensive travel throughout 20 county region including Durham, NC Salary Range: $43,000 - $48,000 Hours: Full time (8 hours per day) position requiring some evening hours and occasional Saturday mornings to meet the needs of adoptive families Contact: Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and resume (including three professional references) via email to Kate Murray at email@example.com. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.