Director of Child & Adolescent Clinical Services

Updated as of June 1, 2021: Center for Anxiety has a Director of Child & Adolescent Clinical Services (DCSAS) position open. This is a senior clinical-administrative position.

The Director of Child & Adolescent Clinical Services (DCACS) organizes and oversees all aspects of Center for Anxiety’s child and adolescent clinical services, from intake to discharge and follow-up. In addition, the DCACS will provide clinical care to patients  (approximately 20 hours/week), directly supervise 2-4 trainees, and contribute to our on-site didactics teaching program.  

Specific responsibilities of the DCACS include:  

  • Overseeing office and clinical staff in providing best-in-class clinical care for children and adolescents
  • Further developing our Intensive Outpatient Program to provide such services to children and adolescents
  • Revising our existing policies, performance indicators, and quality checks to ensure optimal delivery of clinical services to children and adolescents 
  • Collaborating closely with our Director of Clinical Training to ensure that trainees and junior clinical staff are adequately supported in providing high quality care to children and adolescents  
  • Participating in weekly leadership/administrative meetings to ensure that clinicians servicing children and adolescents receive all necessary resources, and that such services are integrated within Center for Anxiety as a whole  

Qualifications of applicants must include all of the following:  

  1. A current license or license-eligible in psychology in New York State  
  2. At least two years of post-licensure experience in a related setting (recent licensees are welcome to apply for Clinical Psychologist positions within our program)  
  3. Strong leadership, management, and organizational skills.  
  4. Significant clinical training and experience in providing Cognitive and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (CBT/DBT) to children and adolescents  
  5. A willingness and capacity to handle high risk cases on an outpatient and intensive outpatient basis  
  6. A dedication to provide the highest standard of evidence-based care  

Applicants should send a letter of interest, current Curriculum Vitae, and names of 2-3 references to the attention of Aliza Shapiro, VP of People & Culture, via email to Applicants are asked to please specify in their cover letters which of our five sites, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Rockland County, Great Neck, Boston, are geographically feasible, and which is most preferred (note that we anticipate adopting a hybrid remote/in-person model for 2021-2022, and staff will be on site 2-3 days per week). References will only be contacted after interviews are conducted.

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