The Mood Disorders Center is one of four programs that comprise our rapidly expanding Child Mind Medical Practice. The Center offers cutting edge, tailored treatment services for children and adolescents suffering from mood disorders and related concerns, including depressive disorders, bipolar disorder, disruptive mood dysregulation disorder, suicidality and self-harm, and emotional dysregulation. Successful candidates will collaboratively participate in our multidisciplinary group practice and contribute to a dynamic, growing team.
Reporting to the Senior Director, Mood Disorders Center, this is an exempt, full-time position located in our NYC headquarters.
Provide comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and treatment to children and adolescents with mood disorders, including clients with comorbid anxiety-related disorders and externalizing disorders.
Provide empirically-supported treatments including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and may also incorporate the use of mindfulness-based interventions in treatment.
Conduct family-based interventions with parents and other family members, and collateral contacts with educators and other providers.
Collaborate with our board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrists on cases requiring pharmacotherapy.
Provide clinical supervision to psychology trainees and participate in providing psychoeducation on mood disorders for community outreach and presentation efforts.
Other related duties as assigned by the Senior Director, Mood Disorders Center.
Doctoral degree from an APA-accredited program in clinical psychology
Completion of APA-approved clinical pre-doctoral internship
Completion of post-doctoral fellowship New York State psychology license
Minimum of 5 years licensed experience
Flexibility to work hours to meet productivity goals and deadlines
Team player and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Exceptional clinical skills in the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with mood disorders, as well as their families
Demonstrated expertise in CBT
Completion of intensive or foundational training in DBT, or at least 2 years providing DBT in an adherent program
Demonstrated experience in working clinically with complex comorbid presentations including externalizing disorders and anxiety disorders
Prior experience supervising and training psychology trainees at various levels
Demonstrated experience with professional writing as well as with public speaking
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of individuals/groups
Motivated self-starter with great attitude, flexibility, and entrepreneurial spirit
Able to work under pressure to prioritize and manage workload, manage simultaneous tasks and meet deadlines within a fast paced and changing environment
Strong teamwork ethic; positive, flexible attitude; ability to take complete ownership of responsibilities
Passion for the Child Mind Institute mission
Internal Number: 1336
About Child Mind Institute
The Child Mind Institute is an independent nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. Our teams work every day to deliver the highest standards of care, advance the science of the developing brain and empower parents, professionals and policymakers to support children when and where they need it most.