Provides clinical services to adolescents and their families with complex psychiatric presentations in a community setting. Responsible for providing services in a trauma-informed and relational manner with an emphasis of helping the adolescents live successfully in, the community. Excellent collaboration with community providers and a strong family-centered approach required. Clinician will maintain a small caseload and will provide services (individual and family therapy, crisis management, case management and parent education) to the adolescents and families in the home and community as well. Purposes of services is to stabilize and improve youth and improve family functioning and communication, reduce aggressive and self injurious behaviors, improve school attendance and connect adolescents to informal community supports. Services are provided for up to 2 years. Rotating on-call and flexibility in schedule required.
Intensive Community Program (ICP) provides integrated multi-level treatment for adolescents with complex psychiatric and behavioral needs who meet the criteria for a residential level of care. With the goal of supporting youths’ successful functioning in the community, ICP provides a continuum of care that effectively builds a bridge between congregate care facilities and family settings or independent living. Developed in collaboration with the Department of Children and Families (DCF), the program provides multiple interventions as part of a continuous strategy, and services are blended so that there are step-up and step-down options at each stage. Based on a trauma-informed, relational approach, intensive clinical intervention and therapeutic services are provided by the same core clinical team over the entire course of treatment to help the youth remain in the community and sustain their treatment gains over time.