Working within a community-based behavioral health setting, The Children’s ACT Clinician provides assessment, therapy, family therapy, functional support and crisis management to children and families ages 3 to 21 years old. Treatment for the children and families will be provided mostly in the community such as schools and in family homes and at times in the office. This is a full time, 40 hour a week position working 5 days a week with typically hours of 11am-7pm.
Major Functional Areas and Description of Duties
- Provide solution-focused therapy for children and adolescents and their families in a community based setting in a 35 hour work week and a flexible schedule;
- Develop person centered goals and treatment planning with each client and their family in a small team supportive collaborative approach;
- Provide timely documentation on each service delivered;
- Collaborate and coordinate efforts with community partners such as the schools, primary and specialty case physicians, legal system, and/or other involved providers;
- Rotation of On-call phone support;
- Serve on appropriate committees, both internal and external, as determined by the program director;
- Represent CLM in a professional and appropriate manner in the community;
- Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor;
- Twenty-two hours a week of direct face to face contact with children and families in the community;
- Ensure that services provided comply with all federal and state regulatory standards and statutes;
- Adhere to the Center’s Code of Ethics.
- Master’s degree in mental health field and NH licensure as an LCMHC MLADC preferred, or LICSW.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with professionals and clients/families;
- Advanced documentation skills and familiarity with data reports/spreadsheets;
- Demonstrated leadership skills.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
- Must have ability to sit at computer and use keyboard for data entry;
- Must have ability to sit for 60 minute intervals while in sessions and/or meetings.
- Must be able to flex schedule to accommodate needs of clients and staff;
- A majority of the work will be visiting clients in the community and also in their homes. Proof of car insurance, a reliable vehicle and a clean driving record all are required. An ability to freely enter/exit client’s homes is necessary.
Directions for Applying for this Position
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Center for Life Management is an equal opportunity employer.