Children’s Research Triangle (CRT) is currently seeking a full-time child/family therapist to provide evidenced-based therapy services for children ages 0-8 and their families. Applicants should have extensive experience working with young children and their families, as well as providing consultation and supervision to other clinicians.
Individual, dyadic, and family therapy.
Conceptually and pragmatically assess complex client histories and presentations to formulate an accurate client assessment, including information acquired from clinical interview and standardized measures.
Provide measurement-informed care and utilize standardized assessment measures to gather both clinical information and therapy outcome data.
Develop treatment plans with client collaboration to determine goals, objectives, and best practice treatment.
Maintain clinical records by following protocols, adhering to timelines, entering and updating data, completing progress notes.
Work collaboratively with support and service systems to provide high quality effective mental health care to children and their families
Qualifications and Experience:
Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field.
Two years of clinical experience post-clinical licensure desired
Experience conducting biopsychosocial assessments, clinical interviews, and observations in addition to using standardized measures to formulate a comprehensive client assessment.
Development and implementation of treatment plans for clients with dual diagnoses, relational or mental health issues.
Advanced clinical training in trauma-informed treatment, child development, and attachment theory; works from a relational and systems-oriented lens.
Training in Child Parent Psychotherapy, Trauma-Focused CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency (ARC) is preferred.
Experience providing measurement-informed care is preferred.
Excellent interpersonal skills and strong work ethic.
Ability to effectively collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to determine appropriate treatment and support plans.
Experience providing mental health trainings and consultation to helping professionals and parents/caregivers.
Experience providing therapy in a community setting, particularly within homes and schools.
Must have confidence working independently while also prioritizing collaboration with client and family support teams.
Must have a valid Illinois driver’s license, reliable means of transportation and maintain safe driving record.
This position will require travel to the southwest suburbs and weekly participation in supervision/trainings at CRT’s downtown office.
How to Apply:
Interested applicants should send PDF's of a letter of interest and CV to Dr. Telford.
About Children's Research Triangle
Our vision is for all children, no matter what challenges or disabilities they may face, to have a safe and nurturing childhood and to receive the support necessary to lead happy, fulfilled lives.