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Westchester Institute for Human Development

Licensed Psychologist Supervisor

  • Location

    Valhalla, NY
  • Posted On

    April 12, 2018
  • Job Type

  • Category

    Nonprofit Administration
  • Experience Level

    5-10 Years
  • Education Level

  • Salary

    Not Specified

Job Description

WIHD is looking to hire a licensed psychologist in a supervisory/managerial capacity to join its interdisciplinary team in June of 2018. The psychologist will play a significant role in a number of different program areas.

Child Welfare Services at WIHD provides a comprehensive array of services, supports and advocacy for children and families involved with the child welfare system in Westchester County. These services include clinical assessments of children and their birth parents, pediatric medical care, mental health treatment for children, parent education and training, foster parent support, educational coordination and advocacy, post-adoption services and community-based aftercare for families reunifying from foster care.

Responsibilities Include:

· Provide leadership and management oversight of the Every Family Counts Aftercare program, a community-based program for families reunifying following a foster care placement

· Conduct clinical assessments of parents and children in order to help the Department of Social Services plan towards permanency for children in foster care

· Provide child and family treatment for children in foster care and their birth families and clinical supervision to staff providing this service

· Provide supervision and training for post-doctoral psychology fellows and other trainees

· Coordinate and conduct research and program evaluation

· Manage data collection and reporting for child welfare programs

Interested candidates must be licensed in New York State. A minimum of 5-7 years experience is required of having worked with children and families impacted by trauma, including clinical assessment and treatment, and a minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience. Experience working with the child welfare/foster care system is strongly preferred. Experience using evidence-based treatment such as TF-CBT, PCIT, CPP, AF-CBT is highly desirable.

Ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate clinical experience, proven communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively as a team member.

WIHD values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, pregnancy, any other characteristic protected by law.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and CV to or mail directly to: Danielle Weisberg, Director Child Welfare Services, WIHD, Cedarwood Hall, Valhalla, NY 10595.

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