Northeast Parent and Child Society, Inc. - Schenectady, NY

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Northeast Parent and Child Society’s, Residential Children’s Home invites application for a full-time Clinical Team Leader to provide program leadership and coordination of residential and clinical services to youth and families. This includes: developing, implementing, and monitoring the residential program; coordinating the youth’s school program; completing Functional Behavioral Assessments and developing corresponding Positive Behavior Support plans; and the provision of clinical services. Clinical services include: assessment; treatment planning; individual, group, and family counseling; case management, and facilitating the treatment team.

Northeast Parent & Child Society’s Children's Home is a state-of-the-art 60 bed residential center designed to respond to the needs of abused, neglected, emotionally disturbed and behaviorally troubled adolescents (both male and female) ages 11 to 18. The program's immediate goal is to help children and their families stabilize and remediate the safety and risk issues which brought the child into residential care. The program then provides a safe, structured environment for the youth while assisting the youth and his/her family to acquire the necessary coping skills and parenting skills needed to return to a less restrictive level of care.

Skills/Qualifications: Masters degree in School Psychology, social work, counseling, or a related field. Supervisory experience preferred. Experience with adolescents and families preferred. Experience with special needs youth and behavioral approaches preferred. Experience w assessment; treatment planning; providing individual, group, and family counseling; and staff consultation preferred.

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm with two days 11:00am-7:00pm.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

We encourage applications from historically under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience working with diverse populations; women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

NPCS is committed to the professional growth of its staff through on-going training and staff development. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to become a part of a dynamic, diverse, friendly and passionate team.

Northeast Parent and Child Society, Inc., as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, military or marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or prior arrest or conviction record or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws .

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