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

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Northeast Parent & Child Society, one of New York State’s most innovative human service agencies, invites application for a Clinician in our Intensive Aftercare Prevention Program.

The Intensive Aftercare Prevention Program (IAPP) provides six to nine months of intensive services to families whose children are either at risk of being removed from their homes or are already in placement. The goals of the program are to prevent out-of-home placement for troubled children, provide a safe environment to return children already in placement, and prevent future out-of-home placement.

Position available in our QUEENSBURY, NY office.

Responsibilities include but not limited to; Develop treatment plans to assist youth succeed with current issues. Develop psychosocial assessment. Connect with the youth’s family to monitor progress and support family’s effort to keep youth safe. Ensure the coordination of services with service providers and collateral involved with the youth and his/her family. Complete paperwork properly and within agency, county, and state guidelines. Ability and willingness to do the job as changes arise.

Education / Experience: Master's degree in social work, counseling or related field. Experience working with at-risk youth and their families (2-3 years minimum), is preferred. Experience working with clients in home and community-based settings preferred.

Work Schedule: M-F; 8:30AM - 5PM with some flexibility required to account for client schedule. On-call rotation for evenings/ weekends/ holidays.

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.

This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to become 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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