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Behavioral Health Therapist, Pediatric

Wilmington, DE 19801
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Nemours Children's Hospital- Delaware (previously Nemours/A. I. duPont Hospital for Children) is seeking an experienced evidence-based therapist to join our growing Youth Mood and Anxiety Program.

We are seeking candidates with demonstrable training and experience working with the spectrum of anxiety, mood, and related conditions in children and adolescents, and with a specific interest in moderate to severe presentations. Our ideal candidates would have a strong diversity lens that drives their passion in working with youth with risk concerns. Experience and training with CBT, exposure-based and behavioral interventions, as well as DBT training, is preferred. These positions will focus on providing consultation, individual and group therapy, and psychological evaluation services for families in the larger Delaware Valley community.

Equity, diversity, and inclusion guide our growth and strategy. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about, and committed to, leading efforts to provide culturally relevant care, reduce health disparities, and help build a diverse and inclusive team environment.

Additionally, these positions may have opportunities to serve as preceptors of our trainees who rotate through this service. Teaching, training, and mentoring are core values in our division and these efforts are supported and encouraged. We are committed to expanding the pipeline of a diverse workforce and as such, are intentional in our hiring and retention practices. We practice continuous learning through awareness-enhancing and bias reduction educational opportunities that guide our overarching lens of health equity.

There will also be opportunities for quality improvement and research initiatives. Our division collaborates with our research colleagues in the Nemours Center for Healthcare Delivery Science ( https://www.nemours.org/pediatric-research/area/health-care-delivery-science.html ). We also offer numerous opportunities to participate in program development, leadership, advocacy, and community outreach. Experience working with Spanish-speaking families is desired.


  • Master's degree from an accredited social work, counseling, or marriage and family program
  • Independent licensure or license eligible in Delaware (LCSW, LPMHC, LPC, LCPC)
  • 3-5 years of experience working with children and/or adolescents.

Send letter of interest and CV to WLMBH-DMRecruitment@Nemours.org and state Child Psychology Position in the subject line. Applications currently will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Benefits include

Nemours offers a competitive salary and a robust benefits package that includes relocation, medical, life, vision, prescription, and pharmacy, mental health, dental, CME, 403B Retirement Plan with matching, 457-retirement savings plan, licensure, and dues allowance. Florida has no state income tax, and Nemours is a not-for-profit; full-time employed physicians qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Academic appointment(s) are also available with the University of Central Florida Medical School for qualified applicants.

About Nemours

The mission of our Psychology division is to improve well-being through quality behavioral health care, education, training, and research in a collaborative, inclusive, and culturally responsive manner. Nemours (Nemours.org) is an open and welcoming place to work, and values diversity in all its forms. Additionally, Nemours aspires to have its workforce and providers reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve. Candidates of diverse backgrounds, Spanish-speaking applicants, and those committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are strongly encouraged to apply.

As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children - even those who may never enter our doors - through our world-changing research, education, and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own. A.I duPont Hospital for Children is a state-of-the-art facility and is located in a suburban setting, a half hour from Philadelphia.Nemours Children's Hospital- Delaware (previously Nemours/A. I. duPont Hospital for Children) is seeking an experienced evidence-based therapist to join our growing Youth Mood and Anxiety Program.

Posted: 2021-12-26 Expires: 2022-01-24
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