LCSW job posting at Hackensack!
How have you impacted someone’s life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system.
Hackensack Meridian Health is seeking a full-time Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with expertise in evidence-based practice (e.g., CBT, DBT, ACT, MBSR) to join a growing team and play an active role within the Debra Simon Center of Integrative Behavioral Health and Wellness at Hackensack University Medical Center.You will be a vital part of a treatment team within the outpatient practice of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Services and will be expected to conduct individual, couples/family, and group therapy utilizing evidence-based treatment modalities as a member of the clinical treatment team.
Patients present with the full range of DSM5 diagnoses, and are often subject to compound stressors and comorbid medical conditions. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, you will be expected to participate in all phases of the outpatient process: performing intake assessments; developing and updating treatment plans; providing empirically-based outcome-oriented therapy; working with families and community resources to provide patient support; collaborating with the interdisciplinary team; and attending disposition and treatment team meetings.
Hackensack Meridian Health values and embraces a diverse workplace. We strive to create an environment that recognizes all human experiences — race, gender, age, national origin, ethnicity, disability, religion, sexual orientation. gender identity and/or expression and veteran status. We recognize that a talented, diverse, and inclusive workforce is critical to unleashing the innovation that is in our DNA. In order to foster our creativity, we are building a culture where difference is valued. With team members that are empowered and a workforce that reflects the communities we serve, we deliver superior care.
A day in the life of a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at Hackensack Meridian can be described as follows:
- Provides a comprehensive assessment of a patient’s psychosocial needs, develops treatment plans and treatment plan reviews based on findings and according to department policy.
- Provides effective evidence-based treatment to patients for the diagnosis being treated, whether assessment or therapy, and shares and interprets information to staff, families, and/or other approved agencies.
- Completes written reports and clinical notes in a timely fashion as required.
- Provides psychotherapeutic services to patients in accordance with Licensure regulations defined by the Board of Social Work Examiners and obtains and interprets information in terms of patient needs, knowledge of growth and development, and an understanding of the range of treatment required for that age group.
- Provides individual, couples, family, and group psychotherapeutic services in accordance with current standards of practice, as developed by professional and licensing organizations, and defined and interpreted by supervisors.
Provides case management services for comprehensive evaluations, as needed
- Complies with unit practice standards relating to case management including addressing family and community resources, eligibility for entitlement programs, and other health care providers.
- Provides instruction to patients and families related to illness and expectations of treatment addressing their learning needs and learning style.
- Integrates discharge planning into ongoing treatment to assure a continuity of care for patients upon completion of treatment.
- Functions collaboratively with treatment team members to enhance service to patients.
- Maintains patient records as required by law and Medical Center policy.
- Assists other mental health professionals in expediting emergencies and/or functions as co-therapist in special situations.
- Provides a comprehensive assessment of a patient’s mental health treatment needs.
- Has a working knowledge of various community agencies and resources and refers patients when appropriate
- Delivers and documents all care in an efficient and productive manner.
- Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.). This process includes communicating with the patient, parent and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.).
- Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center’s Organizational Competencies.
Knowledge, Education and Skills Required:
- Masters degree in social work.
- Minimum of 3 years experience delivery psychosocial in either an inpatient or outpatient setting.
- Trained in evidence-based individual and group psychotherapy techniques.
- Knowledge of psychopathology and differential diagnosis and treatment techniques.
- New Jersey Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!
Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) is a Mandatory COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccination Facility
As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.
*************************************************************************Move to sunny San Francisco to join our team at UCSF!
- The Wavefront Program provides evidence-based treatment, training, and research to improve emotion regulation for young people impacted by mood, anxiety, suicide, trauma, and OC-related disorders.
- We have two clinics, a cognitive behavior therapy program that offers outpatient individual, family, and group treatment for a variety of disorders in ages 5-25, and a comprehensive DBT program for ages 13-25.
- The best applicant is passionate about and experienced in empirically supported treatments in children and teens. Experience conducting full comprehensive DBT preferred, but not required. We are looking for people who want to build careers as Clinician/Educators
- While this is a position focused on direct clinical care, there are ample opportunities to teach, supervise, and collaborate on research.
- UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
- Our DBT program is 100% in person at our brand-new Lisa Friend Pritzker Psychiatry Building in Mission Bay in San Francisco. Our CBT Program is hybrid, with intakes and most groups in person, and some ongoing treatment over Zoom.
- Apply here if you are a psychologist, and specify in your application that you are interested in working with the Wavefront team. Apply here if you are an LCSW or LMFT and enter this requisition number for details: 68424BR.
Also feel free to reach out to us for more information!
Natalie Todd, PsyD, Clinical Director, Wavefront CBT: [email protected]
Esme Shaller, PhD, Clinical Director, Wavefront DBT: [email protected]
Sabrina Darrow, PhD, Program Director, Wavefront Program: [email protected]
*************************************************************************Job Opportunity: DBT PROGRAM THERAPIST
The Auburn-Davis Center for DBT is looking for an experienced DBT therapist to join their team in California. ADCDBT has been providing services in the Sacramento area since 2008 and specializes in exceptional treatment of mood and impulse disorders using a comprehensive DBT model. Sacramento is a great location, close to the Bay Area and close to the Sierra FootHills and Lake Tahoe. The cost of living is less expensive here than in the Bay Area. We have two beautiful, serene locations in Auburn and Davis. The goal of the ADCDBT is to provide effective, model-compliant DBT treatment to teens, and young adults that experience challenges in regulating emotion. Please see our website for more information AuburnDavisDBT.com.
This is a 30-40 hour per week position, depending upon client engagement. While the hours are generally flexible, an ideal candidate would be available until 7:00pm one to two nights per week. Due to Covid-19 precautions, ADCDBT is currently providing all groups and some individual DBT therapy online. Depending on level of experience, applicants from any area of California may be considered.
This is an opportunity to become part of a dynamic, model-compliant DBT team, and ADCDBT values members’ unique contributions to the clinical milieu of the practice. We actively strive to serve clients of diverse backgrounds and experiences, including offering sliding scale opportunities. The ideal candidate will value practicing independently, including maintaining their own schedule, while also participating in the strong support network of a clinical team. Further, ADCDBT is seeking practitioners who value life-long learning, and actively supports clinicians’ continuing education. Clinicians have the opportunity to affect positive change for a plethora of clinical presentations and family systems.
Professional activities include:
- Providing individual DBT, couple and family therapy
- Leading and co-facilitating DBT skills training groups, including teen group, adult group, and parent group modalities
- Extending phone coaching to clients
- Participating in agency meetings, including weekly DBT consult team meetings and quarterly staff meetings
- Providing clinical case management for clients and families as needed
- Coordinating care with other treatment professionals, insurance companies, and community collaterals
Applicants will be considered who are licensed in California as an LMFT, LCSW, PsyD, or LPCC. Intensive or Foundational DBT training is strongly preferred. We also do onsite training. Experience working with special populations such as adolescents, young adults, LGBTQIA+ individuals, clients struggling with addictive behaviors, etc will be strongly considered. Salary is commensurate with experience, and a competitive benefits package is offered.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $50.00 – $70.00 per hour
We are currently offering all groups on-line. We are seeing some clients in the office based on the comfort level of the client and therapist. This position can be all virtual.
For more information and to submit a CV: please email [email protected]
*************************************************************************Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Department of Psychiatry
Psychologist/Social Worker Job Opening at Columbia University Irving Medical Center:
Specialist in Adolescent Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Position Titles: Associate in Clinical/Instructor/Assistant Professor level positions in the Department
of Psychiatry at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC)
Job Description: There are immediate openings for licensed clinical social workers or psychologists
at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center Faculty Practice Organization office in NYC.
The Department of Psychiatry is seeking social workers or psychologists assigned to work in the
Faculty Practice Organization (FPO) at CUMC. These are full-time, clinical positions in an outpatient
setting. Primary responsibilities involve conducting diagnostic/intake evaluations, as well as individual
and group therapy utilizing empirically supported treatments.
Applicants must have demonstrated interest, experience and training in utilizing Dialectical Behavior
Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) with children and adolescents. Strong
preference will be given to individuals who have completed an intensive DBT training. Candidates
with additional experience in evidence-supported treatment delivery for depression and anxiety and
experience, familiarity and comfort working with high-risk patients are desired. Opportunities to see
patients in an intensive outpatient program for adolescents may exist for interested candidates.
Applicants should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well across disciplines and
function effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
The CUIMC FPO sees a mix of private pay and managed care patients, and has a particular focus on
serving the Columbia medical center community, among others. We prioritize evidence-based
interventions and have an array of specialized programs to best serve our patients. All positions
currently allow for hybrid work, with on-site time spent in our Columbus Circle offices in midtown
Manhattan. Our faculty serve as part of multi-disciplinary teams with ample opportunities to learn
from and consult with colleagues. There are also professional development funds available to faculty
to support licensure renewals, as well as obtaining additional training, conference attendance,
professional organization members, among other opportunities.
The CUIMC FPO is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive faculty and clinical service. We
recognize that different backgrounds and experiences help to strengthen our department and provide
better care. As part of your cover letter, if you choose, we welcome you to share how your personal
and professional backgrounds would contribute to our department and mission.
1. Candidate(s) will conduct intake evaluations/diagnostic assessments of patients with
psychiatric disorders and psychological distress.
2. Candidate(s) will provide group and individual psychotherapy.
3. Candidate(s) will work closely with a clinical team, including other psychologists/social
workers, psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse-practitioners.
4. Candidate(s) will have opportunities to attend case conferences, peer supervision and Grand
Rounds at CUMC. Opportunities may exist for clinical supervision and teaching.
Minimum Educational Requirements:
PsyD or PhD in Clinical Psychology or Licensed Master Social Worker
NYS license required.
For psychologists: Instructor level requires graduation from an APA-accredited doctoral program in
Clinical Psychology, and completion of an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship program. Assistant
Professor level requires 2-3 years clinical experience in a hospital or private practice setting.
Employment benefits information for CUIMC employees:
Benefits information about health/welfare including medical, dental, vision, health savings
accounts, transit reimbursement, etc. can be found here:
Retirement benefits information can be found here:
See our website for more information about our department:
CU is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer
Interested applicants can email a CV and cover letter to Colleen Cullen at
June 2, 2022 – Harborview DBT, located at Harborview Medical Center in downtown Seattle, has an opening for a clinical position. Harborview DBT was the first site to implement DBT outside of Marsha Linehan’s research clinic at the University of Washington, and has been offering DBT to the Seattle community since 1988. Harborview Medical Center is a public hospital in King County and is managed by the University of Washington School of Medicine.
The position involves providing DBT and DBT-ACES individual therapy, group skills training and phone coaching, as well as attending a weekly consultation team meeting.
We encourage applications from people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity.
Please pass along the following job posting to any interested clinicians.
Visit our website to learn more about Harborview DBT:
The Department of Psychiatry is seeking psychologists or social workers assigned to work in the Faculty Practice Organization at CUIMC. These are full-time, clinical positions in the Columbia Day Program.
Primary responsibilities involve conducting group therapy while utilizing empirically supported treatments, diagnostic/intake evaluations of adults, and individual treatment planning and progress monitoring with patients. Candidates should have previous experience providing outpatient treatment and working with a multi-disciplinary team. Experience and training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and group therapy preferred. Candidates with additional experience in evidence-based treatment delivery for trauma, eating disorders and/or substance use is desired. Ideal applicants will have familiarity and comfort working with high-risk patients. Applicants should have strong interpersonal skills. We are especially interested in candidates who have training and experience working with minoritized populations including LGBTQ+ and BIPOC communities.
As a department, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive faculty and clinical service. We recognize that different backgrounds and experiences help to strengthen our department and provide better care. As part of your cover letter, if you choose, we welcome you to share how your personal and professional backgrounds would contribute to our department and mission.
Minimum Educational Requirements: PsyD or PhD in Clinical Psychology or Licensed Clinical Social Worker NYS license required. For psychologists: Instructor level requires graduation from an APA-accredited doctoral program in Clinical Psychology, and completion of an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship program. Assistant Professor level requires 2-3 years clinical experience in a hospital or private practice setting.
The mission of CCDBT is to provide effective and specialized treatment to people of all ages who are experiencing difficulties in their lives. The goal of CCDBT is to help people meet the challenges in their lives and develop skills needed to deal with such challenges. For more information, see http://www.ccdbt.com.
Professional activities will include: Providing individual and group Dialectical Behavior Therapy for adolescent, adults, & families; providing cognitive therapies for depression & anxiety disorders; providing skills training for parental management of childhood behavior disorders and providing Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction to medically referred clients.
In addition, The Trauma Treatment Program at CCDBT offers intensive supervision and didactics to facilitate the treatment of trauma of various levels of complexity using gold standard evidence-based treatment including PE, CPT, DBT-PE and TFCPT.
Applicants will be considered who have a New York State license in Psychology or a License in Clinical Social Work. Two years post-graduation experience is necessary for social work candidates. Salary is competitive, medical benefits and retirement funds are available.
Please email your CV, three references who can be reached by telephone, and a cover letter detailing your clinical experience and interest in working with our population. Please email applications, or direct questions to [email protected].
Jennifer Byrnes, Ph.D.
Director of Research & Training, CCDBT [email protected]