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

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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.

The NPCS Residential Children’s Home invites application for a full-time Clinician.

The successful candidate should be a creative and enthusiastic individual who is committed to helping adolescents with behavioral, emotional, and family challenges.

Responsibilities include: assessment and treatment planning; providing individual, group, and family therapy; staff consultation; case management; and discharge planning.

Skills/Qualifications: Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work or related human service field and experience working with adolescents and families in need.

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm, two evenings 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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