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Behavior Specialist in Children's Mental Health

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Bay Area OCD and Anxiety Center
37 Avenida de Orinda
Orinda, CA
Posted: August 15 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Paid

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Description

The Bay Area OCD and Anxiety Center is seeking someone with a Bachelors or a Masters Degree in a Psychology-related field (BA in Psychology, MS, LPCC, LCSW, etc.) who is eager to gain experience working with children and adolescents with anxiety disorders. We are looking to train someone so they can serve as a Behavior Specialist for kids and teens in our clinic. Our clinic is a small, specialty clinic that treats children with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and related conditions (ADHD, Tourettes, High Functioning Autism, skin picking/hair-pulling).

The Behavior Specialist will be trained to work with children and families in our Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP). The IOP runs 4 days a week for 3-4 hours a day and provides clients with severe and impairing OCD with 1:1 session work. The Behavior Specialist would assist the primary therapist with exposure therapy, treatment planning, and coordination with caregivers. Supervision available for applicants working toward licensure (e.g., MFT, LPCC, LP. LCSW) or certification (BCBA).

Job will remain open until filled. Please see our website for further information about the clinic www.bayareaocd.com

Benefits:

-Reimbursement to one psychology conference a year.

–Excellent training by a Psychologist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

-Experience before applying to graduate school or specialty training after graduate school.

–Competitive compensation based on experience and qualifications

Requirements


-Minimum Bachelors Degree in Psychology or a related field

-Minimum 2 years experience providing direct services to children and families with mental health challenges or Autism.

-Basic understanding of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and anxiety disorders.

-Ideal candidate can commit to a minimum of 2 years.

-Personal transportation

-Available during program hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from approximately 9:30am to 2pm.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to employment@bayareaocd.com

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