Work with YDC

Welcome to the Youth Development Clinic’s Employment Opportunities page.

Our behavioral health services are provided on and off-site in Newark and Essex County, NJ.

We offer supervision and diverse opportunities to expand your experience and knowledge base while working with other mental health professionals in the community based setting. Paid internships available for doctoral level psychologists.

To apply for a position and upload your resume, fill out and submit the form below.

Job 1: Part-Time Clinician

To provide therapy  to DCPP and Medicaid clients in our Outpatient Clinic in Newark. Masters level preferred. Doctoral level students encouraged to apply.

Job 2: Part-Time Bilingual (Spanish/English, Creole/English, Portuguese/English) – Clinician

To provide on-site intake and assessment in English and/or Spanish,Creole or Portuguese and ongoing treatment of children and youth (ages birth to age 18) and their parent or guardian in bilingual sessions. Qualifications include a Master’s degree,  student working under the supervision of a licensed professional in the same field, or active license in field

Job 3: Psychological Tester

A pre- or post doc psychology student to complete psychological evaluations for DCPP-referred clients in order to make recommendations regarding parenting competency, abuse potential, placement, services and treatment recommendations related to abuse/neglect.  The individual should have training and experience in psychological  and psycholegal assessment procedures and  instruments. A background in forensic psychology is preferred. Bilingual (Spanish-English) a plus.  The evaluations are conducted under the supervision of licensed psychologist with training in forensic assessment.

Job 4: Off-site Clinician

To provide counseling with children, interventions, consultation with teachers, professional development -trainings and workshops in school and social service organizations.  Master’s level preferred, supervision is conducted by a psychologist.

If you are unable to upload your resume to the below form, please forward it to

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Thank you for your interest in YDC.