1. Part-Time Clinical Supervisor Edwin Gould Services for Families and Children

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1. Part-Time Clinical Supervisor
Edwin Gould Services for Families and Children
New York, New York
STEPS to End Family Violence provides comprehensive services for domestic
violence survivors throughout New York City. We seek a Clinical Supervisor for
our children’s therapy program. This is a part-time temporary position available
until December 2008 with possibility of leading to permanent, full-time status.
• Provide clinical and programmatic supervision to 2-3 MSW interns, a
Therapeutic Child Care Provider, and 1 MSW clinician in our Teen
Relationship Abuse Prevention Program.
• Carry small play therapy caseload.
• Provide training and outreach to outside agencies.
• Coordinate group programming and facilitate groups as needed.
• Manage intake process and maintain client database.
• Evaluate program progress and produce quarterly reports for our
• Attendance at various stakeholder meetings and events.
• Minimum 3 years clinical experience (post-masters).
• Experience in the fields of domestic violence or trauma.
• Ability to work one evening per week until 8 pm.
• Creative problem solver and excellent multitasking skills
• This is a part-time 21 to 25 hours per week M-F position.
E-Mail or fax resume to:
**no calls please**
Lucia Rivieccio, LCSW
[email protected]
Fax: 212-410-4345
2. Senior Counselor
Edwin Gould Services for Families and Children
New York, New York
STEPS to End Family Violence provides comprehensive services for domestic
violence survivors throughout New York City. We are seeking a Senior
Counselor for our non-residential counseling program, Taking STEPS.
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• Complete intake, assessments, and safety plans
• Provide individual counseling, including crisis intervention, and phone
• Facilitate and co-facilitate groups
• Conduct community outreach and training
• Maintain accurate and timely case files
• Participate in regular team meetings, professional development trainings,
and workshops.
• MSW, LMSW within 1 year of hire
• Minimum of two year’s counseling experience preferred
• Bi-lingual (Spanish)
• Knowledge and understanding of domestic violence and trauma
• Proficiency working with individuals of diverse backgrounds and lifestyles
• Travel to other boroughs – including Staten Island
• Must be able to work 1 evening per week
E-Mail or fax resume to:
Kahli Pascal-Mercik, Clinical Supervisor
[email protected]
Fax: (212) 410-4345
3. Senior Researcher
Consumer Quality Initiatives, Inc.
132 Kemble Street
Roxbury, MA 02119
Consumer Quality Initiatives, Inc. (CQI) is a mental health consumer-driven
research, evaluation and quality improvement organization based in Boston,
Massachusetts. CQI utilizes a community-based Participatory Action Research
framework, with an emphasis on protocols that are designed to impact policy and
practice directly. CQI also consults locally and nationally on achieving significant
involvement of consumers and family members in promoting mental health
systems transformation and quality improvement.
The person hired for this position will have a lead role in the development of a
rapidly growing non-profit organization, and assist in the development of a
community-based mental health participatory action research center. This person
will lead the continuing development of our program evaluation methodologies
and practices, focusing largely on qualitative methods.
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Key Responsibilities:
• Participate in and lead participatory action research and evaluation
• Conduct research interviews and focus groups at various locations;
• Conduct both quantitative and qualitative analysis;
• Work with research partners to disseminate research findings;
• Meet with mental health providers, managed care and state agency
representatives, and other funding sources/partners to discuss the scope
and purpose of our work.
• Educate community members and staff on qualitative research
• Coordinate and schedule interviews; arrange for interviewer coverage in a
portion of eastern Massachusetts and as needed;
• Masters degree, PhD preferred
• Possession of excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills;
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
• Strong organizational skills;
• Flexible and able to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience with qualitative methods
• Experience with Word and Excel; Access and SPSS helpful;
• Interest in promoting the collective voice of consumers and family
• Living with or in recovery from a mental illness; or having been a person in
the life of someone with a mental illness;
• Ability to travel throughout Massachusetts, and occasionally outside of the
state, for research related activities;
This person will report directly to the Executive Director. Salary will be
commensurate with education and experience. CQI provides excellent benefits
including health and dental insurance, Short Term Disability, paid vacation and
holidays, and a retirement package. The person hired must be willing to travel
within the state on a regular basis and have reliable transportation.
Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter by September 17 to
Jonathan Delman, Executive Director: [email protected]
CQI is an equal opportunity employer, and as such, takes affirmative action to
insure that discrimination does not occur on the basis of race, creed, color, age,
sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, religious or political
affiliation, disability, or any other classification considered discriminatory under
applicable law.
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3. Assistant/Associate Professor
Touro College
New York, New York
Touro College is seeking faculty to participate in the development of its new
Masters of Public Health program in Community Public Health with a strong
emphasis on health disparities. The position requires teaching, student
advisement, curriculum development, research, and scholarship. Specific
responsibilities include teaching introductory courses in social and behavioral
determinants of health, community needs assessments, program planning and
evaluation, and developing courses in areas of candidate’s specialization. The
position offers the opportunity for interdisciplinary work and collaboration with
faculty in the schools of Health Sciences, Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy,
Social Work, and Education and Psychology.
Touro College is an independent institution of higher and professional education
with an articulated mission of social justice, intellectual pursuit, and service to
humanity, especially on behalf of underserved groups. Touro College does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age,
sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law in employment, or
in its admission, treatment or access to its educational programs or activities.
Applicants must have a doctoral degree in public health or a related discipline.
Area of specialization is open. We encourage applicants with interests and
experience in community public health, community based research, public health
advocacy, and in working with students from diverse backgrounds.
Touro College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin,
sex, disability, age, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law
in employment, or in its admission, treatment or access to its educational
programs or activities.
To apply:
Candidates should submit a cover letter indicating teaching philosophy, research
interests, and two professional references; a curriculum vitae; a writing sample;
and one syllabus or course proposal related to the candidate’s area of
specialization. Material should be submitted to:
Audrey Jacobson, MD, MPH, MA
Professor, Health Studies
43 West 23rd Street
New York, New York 10010
Link to announcement and job application system:
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4. Director, Public Health Programs
Department of Health Administration and Health Sciences
Tennessee State University
Nashville, Tennessee
Months per year: Fiscal (12 months)
Tennessee State University is recruiting a Director for new public health
programs, with an MPH and a PhD in development. This is a tenure-track
position at the Associate Professor or Full Professor rank. The Director's
responsibilities include development and implementation of the public health
programs, recruitment of students and faculty, mentoring students, management
of the program budget, and developing and maintaining strong and positive
relationships with professionals in the healthcare community in Middle
Tennessee and beyond.
Minimum Qualifications/Experience:
Earned doctorate in Public Health or a closely related field, strong evidence of
academic leadership, graduate teaching experience, a history of scholarly
productivity, a proven record of grantsmanship, experience with accreditation,
and a commitment to community outreach. The candidate should have
experience in collaborative and multidisciplinary teaching and research;
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in research on cultural
competency in healthcare.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of applicants to begin October 1, 2008.
Job Open Date:
Job Close Date:
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Tennessee State University offers an excellent benefits package. Regular fulltime employees are eligible to participate in a major medical/health plan, dental
plan and disability plan; and accrue sick and/or vacation leave. In addition,
several educational programs are available for employees of the University.
5. Prenatal Outreach Coordinator
Maternity Care Coalition
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Bachelor (BA, BS, etc.)
Norristown, Pennsylvania, 19401, United States
Maternity Care Coalition, Phila/Delaw/Montgo Counties
Part time
August 25, 2008
Children and Youth, Family and Parenting
October 24, 2008
MCC seeks a part-time (20 hours per week) Norristown Prenatal Outreach
Coordinator. The coordinator is needed to develop and implement a community
survey that explores prenatal care access, and assist in developing a strategic
plan summarizing information and identifying strategies to address information
obtained in the survey. This individual will work in close cooperation with
members of the Norristown Alliance for Healthy Babies. The Coordinator will also
be expected to attend community meetings, health fairs and trainings.
Seeking a motivated individual, with experience in survey development,
implementation and data analysis. Good communication skills essential;
knowledge of Norristown area a plus. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Public
Health or Social Work preferred. CHES certification a plus. The position is in
Norristown, PA. Includes benefits.
Maternity Care Coalition, a dynamic $4M nonprofit, works to improve
maternal/child health and well being through the collaborative efforts of
individuals, families, providers and communities.
How to Apply:
Send cover letter, resume, three references and a writing sample to:
Marjie Mogul, PhD.
Maternity Care Coalition
2000 Hamilton Street, Suite 205
Philadelphia, PA 19130
E-mail: [email protected]e.org
Fax: 215-972-8266
Permalink: http://www.idealist.org/if/i/en/av/Job/306722-317
6. Community Psychologist
Department of Psychology
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
The Department of Psychology at Michigan State University is seeking an
outstanding community psychologist for a tenure track position at the Assistant
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Professor level. As a field, Community Psychology is dedicated to communitybased research and action that attends to multiple levels of analysis and focuses
on issues of prevention, empowerment and/or social/systems change. The
Ecological/Community Psychology program at Michigan State University has a
long record of excellence and we seek an individual committed to community
research, action, and undergraduate and graduate education. Successful
applicants for this position will be expected to establish an independent research
program and to contribute to both undergraduate and graduate instructional
To Apply:
Send 3 letters of recommendation, copies of recent published papers or
preprints, a vita, teaching statement, and brief description of a three-year
research program to:
Professor William Davidson
Department of Psychology
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
Review of applications will begin October 1, 2008 and continue until the
position is filled. Minority and women candidates are especially encouraged to
apply. MSU is an EO/AA employer.
7. Research Officer, Regulatory Affairs
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Washington, DC
Job Type:
Related Areas:
International Health
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a worldwide leader in the fight
to prevent pediatric HIV infection and eradicate pediatric AIDS through research,
advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs. We currently support
programs for children and families in 18 countries around the world. The
Foundation’s longstanding commitment to pediatric HIV/AIDS research is at the
heart of what we do. Elizabeth Glaser created the Foundation at a time when
there was no research dedicated specifically to meet the unique needs of
children with HIV. We now support innovative projects, bringing the best minds
together in collaboration and bridging gaps within the medical and research
communities to ensure that children will have access to the best medical
treatments. Only by working together can we continue to bring real solutions to
children and families around the world and make real our vision that every child
deserves a lifetime.
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Roles and Responsibilities: • Serve as a central resource for regulatory and
human subject issues for Foundation personnel conducting clinical, basic, and
operations research in the US and internationally. • Maintain essential
documents/regulatory binders that will serve to demonstrate compliance with
good clinical practice (GCP), regulatory, Foundation, and sponsor specific
policies and procedures for international collaborative studies related to HIV
infection in women and children. • Assist in the regulatory oversight and
coordination of Foundation multi-center, multi-country studies. • Prior to the start
of a Foundation research study, ensure all proper regulatory documents have
been approved and that all documents, CRF, databases, monitoring/auditing
requirements have been completed. • Maintain detailed knowledge of all
assigned protocols and ensure that the study personnel adhere to all protocol
requirements to ensure the validity of the research data. • Be responsible for
ensuring that all research studies maintain accurate and up-to-date regulatory
file. Provide quality assurance of all essential documents maintained by the local
personnel on site (e.g. source documents in participant files, laboratory
documentation, and participant consent forms). This may be accomplished
through periodic site visits for review of these documents, close communication
by conference calls and email with onsite personnel, and facilitation of training of
onsite regulatory. • Develop standard operating procedures (SOPs) for
Foundation research activities and assist with the development of site SOPs;
ensure that SOPs are maintained and available to staff as appropriate;
coordinate and ensure review of applicable SOPs by staff on a timely basis;
oversee benchmarking of SOPs. • Assist with the process for site communication
with local IRBs, including coordination of activities between all IRBs involved in a
given protocol. Communicate regularly with site study personnel to ensure timely
submission of annual renewals, study approvals, adverse event reports, and
other correspondence. • Identify and coordinate training for US and international
staff that meets regulatory requirements, including human subjects research
training and GCP training.
• Nursing or BA/BS degree in health-related field. • Minimum three years
experience in clinical/operational research, regulatory affairs, and/or study
monitoring. Experience with research in developing countries is a plus. • In depth
knowledge of Good Clinical Practices, ICH Guidelines, NIH, CDC, OHRP, and
federal regulations for human subject participation in clinical research
Knowledge/Skills: • French and/or Portuguese language skills preferred • Must
have excellent organizational skills, initiative, and be capable of functioning
independently with minimal supervision. • Excellent attention to detail and follow
through. • Knowledge of medical terminology and ability to follow multiple,
detailed activities across a variety of protocols. • Excellent interpersonal, oral,
and written communication skills. • Proven ability to work effectively as member
of dynamic team in fast-paced environment • Willingness and ability to travel
internationally. • Proficiency in computer software applications such as Word,
Excel, and Powerpoint.
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Start Date: ASAP
Applications accepted until Monday, November 03, 2008
To Apply: Please apply online at www.pedaids.org
For more information, contact: Shelly Ammons
8. Executive Director
Fremont Community Health Services, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN
Job Type:
Related Areas:
Full-Time Experienced
Community Health, Health Care Administration, Health Care
Management, Public Health - General
Fremont Community Health Services is a federally-qualified community health
center providing comprehensive primary health care to low-income, uninsured
and insured people of all ages. FCHS has made high quality health care services
available and affordable for 37 years, serving over 10,000 people annually at its
three sites in North and Northeast Minneapolis—Central Avenue Clinic, Fremont
Clinic, and Sheridan Women & Children’s Clinic. FCHS employs over 50 FTEs
and offers a friendly, diverse work environment.
Position description:
* Lead and direct FCHS in achieving its mission, strategic direction, and goals. *
Ensure overall direction, coordination, evaluation, and viability of the clinic sites. *
Assure financial stability of the agency. * Oversee program development
including grants. * Work with and support the Board of Directors in exercising its
governance function. * Collaborate with public and private entities. * Directly
supervise Medical and Finance Directors, QI, HR, Marketing and other
personnel. * Maintain relationships with membership organizations and
constituents to enhance and further the mission of the organization.
Competitive salary and benefits, including health, vol. dental, disability, life,
pension, 403(b)
* Master's degree in health care, public or business administration or related area
with at least 7 years of hands-on management/operational leadership experience
in health care delivery or a related field OR Bachelor’s degree with at least 12
years of experience. * Proven ability to work with diverse staff and publics *
Demonstrated leadership, personnel management and supervisory skills *
Superior written and verbal communications skills * Demonstrated analytical and
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problem-solving skills * Familiarity with publicly funded programs and communitybased health care organizations is highly desirable
Start Date: ASAP
To Apply:
Submit resumé and cover letter, including salary requirements and availability,
and three (3) professional references to: Human Resources, FCHS, 3300
Fremont Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55412 or e-mail [email protected]
Applications accepted until Tuesday, September 30, 2008
For more information, contact:
Sandra Levine
3300 Fremont Avenue
North Minneapolis, MN 55412
Phone: 612-287-2425
Fax: 612-522-6627
E-mail: [email protected]
Web: http://www.fremonthealth.org