Associate Clinical Evaluator, Healthy Brain Network (HBN)

Organizational Summary

The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. Our teams work every day to deliver the highest standards of care, advance the science of the developing brain and empower parents, professionals and policymakers to support children when and where they need it most. Together with our supporters, we’re helping children reach their full potential in school and in life.

Job Summary

The Associate Clinical Evaluator will be responsible for conducting components of the Healthy Brain Network (HBN) research protocol and will be interfacing with children, adolescents, young adults, and families. A multitude of assessments will be administered as part of HBN, including cognitive and behavioral testing, collection of medical and psychiatric information, and intake interviews.

Reporting to the site Clinical Supervisor, this is an exempt, full-time position located at one of the Healthy Brain Network data collection centers. We offer competitive salary and benefits.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct, or participate, in components of the diagnostic and/or clinical evaluation to include:
    • A full intake interview
    • A semi-structured psychiatric interview (KSADS)
    • Intelligence and achievement testing (WASI/WIAT), dependent on experience level
    • Language and additional cognitive testing, dependent on experience level
  • Under supervision by a licensed clinician, assist in the development of comprehensive feedback reports to include pertinent medical history, background clinical information, cognitive testing results, clinical impressions, and diagnosis based on all information acquired during the HBN evaluation
  • Conduct phone calls to medical and treatment providers to obtain relevant information about each participant
  • Based on the evaluation results, assist in the determination of appropriate treatment recommendations and referrals
  • Based on experience level, provide complete and concise clinical feedback to participants and parents
  • Assist in community outreach events, as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a master’s degree from either a social work, clinical, school, or developmental psychology program. Applicants with licensure within these disciplines are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with children and adolescents
  • Understanding of DSM-V diagnostic procedures a plus
  • Strong crisis management skills a plus
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to establish and maintain relationships with a wide range of individuals/groups
  • Able to work a flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends
  • Proficiency in a second language a plus

Application Details and Instructions

Click here to apply. Please upload a cover letter and resume/CV as one document in the resume section on the application site. 

Child Mind Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to recruiting and maintaining a diverse staff; individuals from all backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

To learn more about the Child Mind Institute, please visit www.childmind.org.

No phone calls or recruiters, please. This position will remain open until filled.