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Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy is a nonprofit with a 25-year history of commitment to its mission of disseminating CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy) and serving as the source for CBT excellence. Our employees form a high-energy, high-performing work team, and one with no silos; instead, our solution-focused approach harnesses the power of team excellence and problem-solving. Our embrace of the learning curve permits a freedom of thought and effort that informs our work, ultimately allowing us to do what we do best: improve the mental health of countless individuals, worldwide.

Beck Institute offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package which may include: Medical, Dental and Vision insurance (100% employer-sponsored and at no cost to the employee); Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare and/or dependent care expenses; Life, AD&D insurance, and Short Term Disability insurance; 401K Retirement Plan with company contribution; generous PTO and Company Holidays; Paid Parental Leave; Tuition Reimbursement; Professional Development; Employee Assistance Program.

At Beck Institute, we work hard, deliver on our promises, value a healthy work/life balance, and say ‘yes’ to opportunity. Our current growth mode has us seeking skilled and committed, like-minded individuals who will share in our organizational culture and vision. If this is you, we hope you will consider joining us as we make a difference on a global scale.


Postdoctoral Fellow, Beck Institute Center for Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy

Description:

As part of a dynamic, highly coordinated team, the CT-R Center Postdoctoral Fellow receives training for licensure as a psychologist* and develops competency in Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy (CT-R), with a particular emphasis on challenges associated with serious mental health conditions (e.g., schizophrenia, self-harm, chronic institutionalization). In this position, the fellow is responsible for the supervised implementation of CT-R training and consultation, program evaluation, and maintaining or expanding contracted relationships with interested organizations.

Postdoctoral fellows receive a minimum of 2 hours of individual supervision per week, as per Pennsylvania Board of Psychology requirements, and are expected to complete a minimum of 1,750 hours over the course of a 52-week period. The postdoctoral fellowship is a one-year position. Candidates must have completed the degree requirements for either a Psy.D. or Ph.D. in psychology (clinical preferred, counseling considered) and be able to provide documentation prior to the start date in the form of a diploma or letter from the graduate program indicating that the degree will be conferred.

**Please note – all on-site work is currently suspended and all fellowship training is currently provided remotely via internet or phone

Specific Duties:

  • Professional Development and Supervision
    • In collaboration with the Director of Clinical Training and Implementation and delegated supervisors as assigned, fellow will develop a personalized training plan for the year
    • Training plans will consist of targets in the following four categories: Clinical; Supervision and Consultation; Research; and Professional Development
    • In addition to 2-hours of weekly individual supervision, fellows will engage in group supervision, and specialized weekly sessions with other team members facilitated by Dr. Aaron T. Beck
    • Fellows are encouraged to participate in additional opportunities for professional development provided by Beck Institute outside of CT-R, such as attending workshops and clinical update meetings as time allows
  • Training of other professionals in CT-R
    • Demonstrate professionalism, sensitivity, and empathy toward care-providing staff of all levels of education and experience
    • Coordinate with leadership to assess training and organizational needs
    • Develop content for workshops and trainings for both organizations (such as mental health/medical facilities) and staff who work with individuals experiencing serious mental health challenges
    • Provide scheduled workshops and trainings in both in-person and remote formats
    • Travel to onsite workshops when necessary
    • Assess and incorporate trainees’ feedback into workshop/training
    • Gather, collect, and integrate feedback from trainees to adapt future trainings
  • Consultation
    • Conduct onsite and remote consultations as detailed in the implementing organization’s contract scope of work in partnership with senior CT-R team staff
      • Consultations may include, but are not limited to:
        • Modeling and role-playing therapeutic interventions and strategies
        • Developing CT-R case formulations
        • Effective didactic strategies
        • Developing and sustaining CT-R programing within the implementing organization
    • Assess implementing organization’s strengths and areas of growth (e.g., benchmarks, outcome measures)
    • Travel to onsite consultations and conduct site visits as dictated by organization’s contract (currently suspended)
  • Individual Therapy
    • Provide supervised individual therapy to clients experiencing serious mental health challenges at a local outpatient facility, as available (direct clinical opportunities vary year-to-year)
    • Attend weekly case conference to update facility clinical team on individuals’ progress
  • Resource Development
    • Support the development of CT-R resources which may include the creation of:
      • CT-R specific assessment measures
      • CT-R informational resources (e.g., blogs post, white papers, media content)
      • Online trainings and webtools (e.g., creation of scripts, slides, recording audio)
      • Materials to illustrate CT-R strategies and interventions
  • Network Building and Contract Expansion
    • Attend and present at local, national, and international conferences to promote CT-R and its application as relevant to the audience
    • Conduct focus groups in collaboration with senior CT-R team staff with stake holders to assess needs, goals, and feasibility of potential contract
  • Research
    • Maintain current knowledge of relevant research
    • Additional opportunities for involvement in research interests may include: developing scales and other assessments, conducting program evaluation, consultation with agencies conducting CT-R based research, supporting and conducting research based on the mission and priorities of Beck Institute Center for Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy
  • Administrative
    • Coordinate with CT-R team to ensure coverage for consultations and trainings
    • Schedule and maintain consultation and training calendar
    • Coordinate training logistics (schedule, location, and materials)
    • Maintain records of workshops, consultation, supervision, clinical work, and hours tracking
    • Attend and contribute to regularly scheduled team meetings

*Beck Institute Center for Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy’s training program experience meets all requirements for licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania – due to varied requirements across states

To Apply:

Please send a current curriculum vita, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation to: Ellen Inverso, PsyD, CT-R Program Director – einverso@Beckinstitute.org

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


IT Coordinator

Position Type: Full time, Non-Exempt
Reports To: Operations Director
Salary: $40,000 with an excellent benefits package
Category: Administrative

Description:

The IT Coordinator will support the goals and day-to-day operations of the Institute’s information technology (IT), websites, and Salesforce database by providing hands-on technical support and liaising with our various IT vendors.

Specific Duties:

  • Under the direction of the Director of Operations and in collaboration with our Business Process Specialist, key internal staff and our IT vendors, maintain the Institute’s website and Salesforce database and ensure the proper functioning of all office technology.
  • Assist with the trial, implementation, and process documentation of all new technologies, programs, and applications. Assist with training staff and driving adoption.
  • Build workshop products in our e-commerce platform along with associated workshop product pages and calendar entries.
  • Test all new builds across Salesforce database, website, and/or LMS as relevant
  • Serve as the main point of contact for staff for all low-level IT troubleshooting, including but not limited to staff password reset requests and obtaining additional product licenses.
  • Review all staff IT trouble tickets as submitted to our IT Vendor. Follow-up and escalate as needed.
  • Build and maintain forms using FormAssembly and Gravity Forms
  • Record Zapier errors and assist with resolution.
  • Monitor website forms for SPAM entries
  • Maintain our Salesforce database. Create products, fields, objects, and reports; assist with data entry and upload spreadsheets.
  • Maintain and dedupe our Salesforce data using DemandTools
  • Build standardized and ad hoc Salesforce and e-Commerce reports for various internal departments
  • Review all IT vendor invoices for accuracy. Contact vendors to correct any inaccuracies.
  • Resolve customer account access issues
  • Maintain accurate computer equipment records and inventory. Order new computer equipment on an established rotational basis or as needed. Assist with HIPAA-compliant destruction and/or disposal of retired equipment
  • Successfully complete all annual and periodic organizational trainings, as required. These trainings may include but are not limited to legal, cybersecurity, and regulatory compliance training.
  • Attend monthly staff meetings
  • Additional duties, as required

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT/Computer Science or equivalent education and experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Proficient in Salesforce.com
  • Proficient in WordPress
  • Familiarity with HTML and CSS
  • Experience with FormAssembly, Gravity Forms, DemandTools, Zapier, and Docusign is highly preferred
  • Experience with LMS administration is preferred
  • Strong technological aptitude
  • Precision, follow-through, and attention to detail.
  • Self-directed and able to adapt to an ever-evolving environment

To Apply:

Please send a current curriculum vita and a letter of interest to: Operations Director, Julie Snow Regan – jsnowregan@beckinstitute.org

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Staff Clinician

Position Type: Full time, Exempt
Reports To: Assistant Director of CBT Programs

Description:

The Beck Institute Staff Clinician will engage in direct clinical care and training of mental health and health professionals in CBT.

Specific duties:

  • Provide direct clinical services for a wide range of mental health disorders to greater or fewer than 20 patients weekly based on the Institute’s needs, to include: assessment, treatment, and consultation
  • Create and conduct synchronous and asynchronous in-house, off-site, and/or virtual training for mental health and health professionals, paraprofessionals, community groups, and other groups and organizations
  • Conduct supervision, consultation, and session ratings for mental health and health professionals, paraprofessionals, and other groups and organizations
  • Attend the Institute’s case conference, clinic, staff, and other meetings,
  • Represent the Institute at professional and academic conferences, symposia, and industry and other events
  • Writing duties, as assigned
  • Research duties, as assigned
  • Ancillary reading, as assigned
  • Other duties, as assigned

Requirements:

  • PhD or PsyD in Clinical or Counseling Psychology
  • Expert knowledge of CBT
  • At least three years’ experience providing clinical CBT
  • At least three years’ experience providing professional training in CBT
  • Excellent written, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office
  • Licensure
  • Some travel, evening and weekend work is required

To Apply:

Please send a current curriculum vita and a letter of interest to: Operations Director, Julie Snow Regan – jsnowregan@beckinstitute.org

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Beck Institute provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender identity, veteran status, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Beck Institute complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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