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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health School Clinician (LMSW or LCSW) in Washington, Connecticut

Description

Pay:

  • Base pay now starting at $60000 annually

  • Experience credit applied in addition to base pay capping out at $68400 annually

Benefits & Rewards:

  • 24 vacation days (increases with years of service)

  • 8 sick days

  • Quality low cost benefits (you can view our plans by visiting https://benefits.devereux.org)

  • 403(b) plan with employer match/contribution

  • Employee Assistance Program

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Are you interested in making a life-saving difference for children and adolescents? Would you enjoy being part of a team working to change the world for the better?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

For over 50 years -- The Glenholme School, part of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, has provided a comprehensive residential program and services for children with learning differences and special needs. Located in picturesque Washington, CT the School Clinician position will be part of a cohesive, passionate and dynamic team. The selected candidate will foster Devereux’s mission and values of quality care as well as providing top-notch and individualized therapeutic care for our students.

Position:

We are seeking a School Clinician who has experience with the student population and is passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with learning differences and mental health/behavioral challenges. If this describes you, then look no further!

Schedule:

Monday-Friday:

  • 4 days 9am-5pm

  • 1 day 11am-7pm

  • Available for on-call Sunday-Saturday (rotation with other Clinicians)

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide clinical services to students across a wide age range (10-22 years old) with a variety of diagnoses (e.g. autism, ADHD, anxiety, mood disorders, etc.)

  • Manage students by providing individual therapy, in-vivo coaching, family/therapy/parent coaching/education, and case management

  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to establish clinical treatment goals and assist in the implementation of individualized treatment plans

  • Attend IEP/CSE meetings for students and update any IEP goals, etc.

  • Modalities utilized including CBT, psychotherapy, TF-CBT, Motivational Interviewing, DBT, etc.

  • Respond to students in crisis situations and facilitates processes designed to appropriately manage the crisis and take the lead role in hospitalization cases

  • Communicate with external stakeholders, including school districts to provide regular updates regarding individuals’ progress

  • Ensures timely and accurate completion of documentation to include: progress notes, resiliency plans, genograms, releases, discharge summaries, de-escalation plans, and discharge paperwork.

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Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work with clinical experience (including internship experience).

  • CT LCSW or LMSW (or ability to pass LMSW exam within 90 days of hire)

  • Have or be eligible for CT School Social Worker Certification (071)

  • Valid drivers’ license

  • Preferred experience with Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

  • Preferred experience providing clinical services within a residential setting.

Devereux has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and maintains policies and procedures to systematically reduce the risk of abuse to occur in our organization. Devereux fosters a culture of reporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.

Posted Date 1 week ago (2/12/2024 5:15 PM)

Requisition ID 2024-35457

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time

Remote No

The employment policies of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.

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