Description of Work Unit
The Department of Human Development and Family Studies is one of eight academic programs in the College of Health and Human Sciences. Colorado State University is Colorado’s land grant institution and holds the Doctoral/Research University – Extensive classification from the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. Affiliated with CSU’s Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) Program and the Center for Family and Couple Therapy (CFCT) in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Child Trauma and Resilience Assessment Center (CTRAC) serves as a local, state, and regional child trauma assessment center.
Trauma Informed Care is a framework for addressing trauma from a strengths based, multigenerational, systemic lens. CTRAC conducts assessments using the Colorado trauma assessment model. This assessment model used at CTRAC has created interest from other agencies who want to learn about trauma informed care and how to conduct these assessments. This position will provide child trauma assessments while collecting assessment data for grant proposals. In addition the position will help train other clinicians and students on child trauma assessments and help lead state-wide implementation of these assessments.
Required Job Qualifications
Must have a minimum master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) or related field by the first day of employment; licensed or working towards licensure in MFT or related field.
Preferred Job Qualifications
Knowledge of and background in trauma-informed care; clinical experience working with children; experience conducting trauma assessments; strong writing skills; Approved Supervisor or Supervisor Candidate in American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT); strong team player; possess a working knowledge of systems theories
Personal or professional commitment to diversity as demonstrated by persistent effort, active planning, allocation of resources and/or accountability for diversity outcomes.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please include a cover letter that addresses the minimum and preferred qualifications, resume and 3 professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
This pool will expire on June 30, 2019. Those applicants wishing to remain active in this pool must reapply after June 30, 2019.
Conditions of Employment
Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
Stephanie Seng, Stephanie.Seng@colostate.edu
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Background Check Policy Statement
Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.