Enhanced Care Clinic
High-quality treatment for children in the Greater Hartford area facing psychiatric, behavioral and emotional challenges is provided through the Enhanced Care Clinic in several Hartford schools and throughout the community.
Clinicians help children and youth ages 3 to 20 and their parents/family members to identify behavioral health challenges and recognize and build on their strengths to increase emotional and behavioral functioning.
Counseling promotes personal growth and development among parents and their children by helping them cope with psychosocial problems including parenting, behavioral problems, family conflict, sexual abuse, victim trauma and substance abuse. Treatment is culturally-competent, time-sensitive, solution-focused and community-centered.
The approach is holistic. Clinicians work collaboratively with the systems involved in the life of the child, such as schools, physicians, child welfare services a
Renders diagnostic and psychotherapeutic services to children, adolescents and families. Provides clinical and administrative supervision to staff and interns. Participates in Quality Assurance and Utilization Review for Child Guidance. Assists in implementing programmatic and agency priorities within Child Guidance.
RESPONSIBILITIES (including, but not limited to):
- Provides direct services to children and their families which include:
- Assessment and engagement
- Provide DSM IV Diagnosis in consultation with Supervisor and Medical Director or designated Psychiatrist
- Formulation and contracting for services or treatment plan
- Implementation of treatment plan, modifying it as appropriate during the course of treatment
- Discharge planning which may include linkages to community support services
- Case management services
- Clinical documentation required by agency and program policies, and funding sources.
- Maintain productivity targets determined by service
- Provides clinical and administrative supervision to staff members and interns, including orientation, evaluation, and support/monitoring of staff development.
- Facilitates Peer Consultation and Quality Assurance; participates in Utilization Review.
- Works as a team member with other clinical and administrative staff to respond to client and programmatic needs, including the implementation of agency policies, procedures, and initiatives.
- Partners with supervisor to identify and develop plans for professional growth.
- With supervisor’s approval, partners with other program or clinical staff to identify and develop approaches to address clients’ unmet needs or service gaps.
- Contributes to program functioning by assuming responsibility for special tasks or leadership in special projects as appropriate.
- Master's Degree in social work, psychology or other licensed counseling degree with at least five years experience working with children and families.
- Supervisory Experience.
- CT license is required; Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
- Bilingual/bicultural skills preferred.
- Cultural competency to serve a diverse population.
- Strong diagnostic, assessment and treatment skills for individual, family and group therapy.
- Extensive experience working with culturally diverse urban populations, a wide age range, and a variety of clinical presentations.
- Knowledge of mental health, child welfare systems, and community resources.
- Good organizational, communication and supervisory skills.
- Ability to function autonomously in day to day responsibilities; yet, seek consultation appropriately when needed.
- Physically able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodations. These responsibilities include but are not limited to, the ability to function safely in a therapeutic situation, including provision of services in host settings.
About The Program
The Village’s Enhanced Care Clinic provides high-quality treatment for children in the Greater Hartford area facing psychiatric, behavioral and emotional challenges is provided through the Enhanced Care Clinic in several Hartford schools and throughout the community. Clinicians help children and youth ages 3 to 20 and their parents/family members to identify behavioral health challenges and recognize and build on their strengths to increase emotional and behavioral functioning.Counseling promotes personal growth and development among parents and their children by helping them cope with psychosocial problems including parenting, behavioral problems, family conflict, sexual abuse, victim trauma and substance abuse. Treatment is culturally-competent, time-sensitive, solution-focused and community-centered.
About The Village
The Village was one of the first agencies in the country to provide homes for neglected children. Today, we continue to achieve our mission "to build a community of strong, healthy families who protect and nurture children" by providing a full range of behavioral health, early childhood and youth development, substance abuse treatment, and support services for children, families and adults in the Greater Hartford region.Our staff are energetic, enthusiastic, mission-driven and open to learning. If you’d like to grow your career in a diverse and supportive environment rich with learning opportunities, join us!
The Village offers a comprehensive flexible benefits package designed to aid in the health and well-being of our employees and their dependents, including:
- Medical and Prescription Coverage
- Health Savings Account (HSA), with employer contribution of up to $1,000 per year
- Dental and Vision Insurance
- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
- Annual on-site flu clinics
- Employer paid Life and AD&D Insurance
- Employer paid Dependent Life Insurance
- Employer paid Long-Term Disability Insurance
- Employer Paid Business Travel Insurance
- 403(b) Plan with Employer Contribution and Match
Advancement in your Career
- Annual Professional License Reimbursement
- Clinical Supervision toward Licensure
- Continuing Education Units (CEU’s)
- Student Loan Forgiveness Program – National Health Service Corp (NHSC)
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Employer paid and confidential counseling services
- Paid Holidays
- Paid time off; including 15 days of vacation, 12 days of sick and bereavement leave