Career Opportunities 2018-09-20T16:09:21+00:00

Career Opportunities

If you’re looking to positively impact the life of a child suffering in silence, we encourage you to join us. 

We are recruiting volunteer counselors for our upcoming 2018 CommuniCamp™ Intensive Group Treatment Programs for Selective Mutism! CommuniCamp™ is based on Dr. Elisa Shipon-Blum’s evidence-supported Social Communication Anxiety Treatment ® (S-CAT®) Model. To learn more, visit

Upcoming CommuniCamp™ Program:

  • October 5-8, 2018 (Columbus Day Weekend)
  • February 15-18, 2019 (Presidents’ Day Weekend)

CommuniCamp™ is a three-day intensive group treatment program for children ages 3-17 with Selective Mutism, Social Communication Anxiety, and Extreme Shyness. CommuniCamp™ is held in the Greater Philadelphia Area in Jenkintown, PA.

Applicants must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Licensed mental health professional and/or therapist. This includes art and music therapists.
  • Licensed Speech and Language Therapist or Occupational Therapist
  • Doctoral or Master’s-level students in any of the specialties listed above
  • Educator
  • College seniors majoring in Psychology or related fields and interested in working with children. Must have direct experience working with children.

Counselors are required to:

  • Complete web-based training
  • Attend an on-site training the day before the program
  • Attend the pre-camp Pizza Party/Orientation with patients and their families the evening before the program
  • Attend CommuniCamp in its entirety (8:00am to 3:30pm daily for three days)

Counselors are expected to:

  • Be prepared to work with 3-17-year-old children using strategies from Dr. Elisa Shipon-Blum’s Social Communication Anxiety Treatment® (S-CAT®) Model
  • Report directly to Head Counselor
  • Complete daily progress notes for 2-3 children
  • Arrive on-time and remain on-site for the duration of the program
  • Follow the dress code and behave in a professional manner
  • Provide copies of all required clearances (PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA Criminal History Record & FBI Background Clearance)
  • Bring individuality and tons of energy. Be ready to have fun!

Counselors will receive live training in the S-CAT® model and gain hands-on experience working with children with Selective Mutism.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and a CV or resume using the form below. Should you encounter any issues, please send your cover letter and CV or resume to Irina Khrapatina, PsyD at

Complete the form below to submit your application