The Clinical Therapist will provide comprehensive treatment services to adults and children who have experienced trauma. These services will include extensive psycho-social assessments, testing, development of comprehensive treatment plans, coordination with involved agencies, and provision of intensive trauma treatment. Treatment provided will include long and short-term individual, family and play therapy, and psychoeducational sessions. The Clinical Therapist will serve as a member of the center's multidisciplinary team and participate in weekly staffing meetings to provide feedback and treatment recommendations for children seen for medical evaluation. The Clinical Therapist will provide consultation as needed to the other staff members on complex cases in regard to mental health assessment and treatment. The Clinical Therapist will provide training to students and community mental health providers on an as needed basis. The Clinical Therapist will engage in family advocacy through court testimony and attendance to outside agency reviews is provided on an as needed basis.
CLINICAL SUPPORT POSITION - NOT SUBJECT TO STATE HUMAN RESOURCES ACT.
The ECU Brody School of Medicine is affiliated with ECU Health Medical Center. ECU Health Medical Center is the flagship hospital for ECU Health and serves as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.
Employment in this position provides eligibility to participate in the UNC Optional Retirement Program (ORP) which offers matching employer contributions and employee control of investment choices, along with eligibility to participate in various Voluntary Supplemental Retirement Plans (401k, 403b. 457). This position is not eligible to participate in the NC Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System (TSERS). Additionally, this position offers multiple voluntary options for Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance as well as various supplemental plans including Critical Illness, Flexible Spending Accounts, Cancer, and Disability.
Special Instructions To Application:
- Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write 'see resume' on your application when completing the job duties section.
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- Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
- Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Bachelor's degree in a Human Services discipline with coursework related to the area of assignment. Some positions may require certification to practice as a certified or licensed Clinical Social Worker as required by the North Carolina Social Work Certification Board. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 002370
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Department of Pediatrics of the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University is the organizational unit. The primary purpose of the department is teaching, research and patient care in those issues involving the needs of children, with particular emphasis on the children of eastern North Carolina.
TEDI BEAR Children's Advocacy Center of the Department of Pediatrics is in accord with this primary purpose. This purpose will be achieved by providing 1) comprehensive evaluation and specialized treatment of children and caregivers who have experienced trauma 2) an educational resource for students and professionals and the community in eastern North Carolina regarding child abuse, neglect, and trauma.
TEDI BEAR CAC serves abused and neglected children, ages birth to 18, and their non-offending family members by providing child medical evaluations; forensic interviews; individual, group, and family therapy; community development, outreach education for individuals and groups, and child abuse prevention programming. The agency also collaborates with ECU Health by providing in-house child abuse consults.