Judge Baker Children’s Center (JBCC) is hiring a full-time psychologist to provide evidence-based behavioral health treatment to youths ages 2–19 in the Center for Effective Child Therapy and to act as a Program Coordinator for Camp Baker. This exciting position provides the opportunity to join a team of professionals who are helping expand high-quality evidence-based outpatient services for children and adolescents in the greater Boston area. The ideal candidate will have training in and experience delivering high fidelity Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Behavioral Parent Training (BPT). The psychologist will report directly to the Director of Outpatient Clinical Services (the Director) and work closely with a highly trained clinical team of psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and trainees in mental health services. The psychologist will report to the Associate Director of Camp Baker for Camp Baker matters. The psychologist will be responsible for providing high-quality evidence-based treatments to youths and families, assisting with program development and implementation for Camp Baker using a modified version of the Summer Treatment Program (STP) model, and providing high-quality supervision to trainees. The successful applicant for the psychologist position will be extremely motivated and organized, have a solid foundational knowledge of behavior theory, experience providing CBT and BPT, and be eager to pursue in-house certification (if not already certified) in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and Modular Approach to Therapy for Children with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma or Conduct Problems (MATCH-ADTC).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provides high quality, high fidelity evidence-based mental health treatments to youths ages 2-19
- Becomes certified in PCIT and MATCH-ADTC
- Maintains licensure in good standing
- Completes all clinical documentation according to professional standards and in compliance with current policies
- Conducts diagnostic and biopsychosocial assessments and writes reports
- Provides crisis evaluation and treatment, and safety planning as needed
- Coordinates care with families, other providers, schools, government agencies, and others as indicated
- Provides consultation services as needed
- Provides evening and/or on-call coverage as assigned
- Participates in direct service delivery and daily parent engagement for Camp Baker with high fidelity to Summer Treatment Program (STP) model
- Leads behavioral parent training groups for Camp Baker
- Provides high-quality individual and group supervision to trainees
- Observes, monitors and provides feedback on treatment fidelity and integrity to trainees at CECT and staff at Camp Baker
- Assists with training of new staff and trainees in CECT and at Camp Baker
- Provides supervision to undergraduate and graduate staff at Camp Baker
- Attends all required meetings
- Responds to utilization review (UR) and audit requests and feedback in a timely manner
- Assists with management of Camp Baker, including screening of summer staff, mailings, admissions and enrollment process for campers, screening of applicants, scheduling, purchasing, coordination, event planning
- Assists with Camp Baker program development needs
- Participates in UR and other administrative committees as necessary
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
Educational and Work Experience
- Graduate of APA-accredited doctoral program in Clinical Psychology
- Completion of APA-accredited internship
- 3-5 years of experience providing CBT and BPT with children and families.Licensed Psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider in Massachusetts in good standing; or eligibility for licensure in Massachusetts required.
- 3-5 years of experience providing supervision to trainees preferred.
- Experience with Summer Treatment Program model highly desirable.
- Solid knowledge and understanding of behavior theory and cognitive behavior theory.
- Ability to take, analyze and use outcome data as part of treatment.
- Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
- Sophisticated computer skills and knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
- Experience working with electronic health records.
- Timely completion of required clinical documentation.
- Commitment to cultural humility, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- Highly organized and timely
- Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
- Ability to multi-task
- Highly motivated self-starter
- Strong judgment
- Level-headed under stressful conditions
- Sense of humor
To apply, please submit:
- Cover letter
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (with or without accommodation)
- Must be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk, run, jump, push, pull, lift, finger, grasp, see, feel, talk, hear and be capable of repetitive motion.
- Position requires exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly.
- Work requires close visual acuity and far visual acuity.
- Position may be exposed to adverse environmental conditions (rain, heat, humidity, insects, lake water, wild flora, and fauna, poison ivy, dirt/mud, wind, sun, use of bug repellant and sunscreen) during Camp Baker.
Judge Baker Children’s Center is dedicated to the achievement of equality of opportunity for all its employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other protected group status under federal, state or local law. Judge Baker Children’s Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.