Social Skills Group Leader Position
in Reston, Virginia
Family Compass, a dynamic, inter-disciplinary private practice in Reston, Virginia is seeking a licensed professional to lead social skills groups for school age children (elementary & middle school) and possibly also for preschoolers. We are looking for a professional with extensive experience leading groups that support the emergence of better social thinking and actual friendships between group members. Our practice also includes drama therapists, and we seek an innovative professional to help design a cutting-edge program that combines experiential and reflective elements.
The scope of the position is flexible and will include other responsibilities, to be customized to the applicant's interests, talents and availability. Salary commensurate with experience, with a possibility of an annual bonus for meeting pre-determined practice development goals. To further read about Family Compass career paths please see article at http://www.familycompassgroup.com/articles/NVACP.pdf#page=5.
If interested, please email letter of interest with a CV to: email@example.com.
Dr. Moshe Shtuhl, Clinical Director
11150 Sunset Hills Road
Reston, VA 20190
Family Compass (familycompass.com), a dynamic inter-disciplinary private practice in Reston, Virginia is seeking a part time developmental pediatrician interested in working with a team that provides comprehensive developmental, psychological and mental health services including evaluation, therapy and family education.
If looking for a full time position, a possibility of combining this part time position with a part time in another practice, a pediatric office.
Experience and passion for working with families with young children (ages 2 to 12) with emotional/behavioral challenges, autism spectrum disorders and developmental delays is essential. Additionally, the successful candidate must value cultivating an ongoing relationship with each family and enjoy close interactions with a team of professionals.
Family Compass offers flexible work schedules and many opportunities for professional growth, including supervision and opportunities for case discussion with a behavioral/developmental pediatrician in the community.
Primary responsibilities include:
- Conducting evaluations of children and families:
While appreciating the importance of an accurate medical diagnosis, the pediatrician will conduct evaluations based on the premise that it is essential to also understand developmental, psychological and familial/social factors.
- Coordinating care for children:
Based on this holistic understanding of the child and family, the pediatrician will help develop an integrated treatment plan, refer families to appropriate therapies, work with school staffs and provide ongoing follow-up.
- Actively engaging with the Family Compass team and coordinating with professionals in the community:
The pediatrician will facilitate ongoing working relationships with other professionals, both within and outside Family Compass, to coordinate services and care.
- Medication management:
The pediatrician will provide medication management, when appropriate, as part of an overall intervention plan for the child and family.
If interested, please email a letter of interest to Moshe Shtuhl, Ph.D. with a cv to: firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line: Developmental Pediatrician Position.
A Business Model to Support Best Practices in the Private Mental Health Sector
Read Dr. Moshe Shtuhl's article in the Northern Virginia Society of Clinical Psychologists (page 5) about Family Compass' business model, which aims to support best practices.