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

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The Northeast Parent & Child Society’s Child Guidance Clinic, a nationally accredited mental health outpatient treatment program, invites application for a Lead Comprehensive Clinical School Counselor.

The Child Guidance Center offers children and families help in managing their emotional well-being and assistance in resolving issues that may cause impaired emotional/behavioral functioning and psychiatric difficulties.

Responsibilities of the Lead Comprehensive Clinical School Counselor position include, but are not limited to: enhancing positive outcomes for students ages 14-21 to achieve academic and/or career goals, as well as support students whose “at-risk” environment increases the chances of exposure to gangs and violence, drug and alcohol abuse, teen pregnancy, and low academic achievement. Supervise four Clinical Comprehensive School Counselors and will serve as the primary point of contact for the Northeast Parent and Child Society contract. The Lead Clinical School Counselor will also maintain a caseload of 10 at-risk students and their parents/guardians as part of the Guidance Team utilizing leadership, advocacy and collaboration, and school counselors to promote student success through a comprehensive student support plan for students in grades 9 th through 12 th .

Skills/Qualifications: Master’s degree in School Counseling with NYS certification and a minimum of two years’ experience in clinical work targeted to adolescents. Minimum of one year supervisory experience in a counseling setting. Must have experience working in an urban, culturally diverse setting.

Work schedule: Monday – Friday, 7:30am – 4:00pm. Early evening hours, summer, 24/7 and on-call student crisis intervention.

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.

Northeast Parent & Child Society 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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