ABOUT SHORT TERM INTEGRATED TREATMENT PROGRAM
The Village’s S-FIT is a short-term crisis stabilization program,
which uses a trauma-informed, relational, brief solution focused
family approach to treatment. Youth can stay in milieu up to 14 days.
The program provides individual, group and family therapy as well as
psychiatric consultations, nursing services, care coordination,
educational support and advocacy as well as aftercare follow-up.
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
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 clinician will provide individual, group and family therapy;
Maintain contact with schools and other collateral providers; Provide
on-call clinical support to program; Provide clinical leadership and
assistance to milieu staff in working with children in crisis;
Maintain clinical documentation according to licensing, accreditation,
PNMI and Medicaid regulations as appropriate; Attend and facilitate
treatment meetings for clients; Maintain insurance authorization on
each client by conducting initial and monthly authorizations; Conduct
clinical in-service trainings for program staff.
Provides direct services to children and their families which may include:
Client Clinical Oversight
- Assessment and diagnosing
- Providing therapy- individual, family and group therapy
- Discharge planning
- Outreach to agency’s internal programs and other collateral
agencies, including DCF, school systems to ensure consistent care coordination.
- Ensure adherence to organizational and program policies and
- Provide treatment in conjunction with multidisciplinary team
- Complete all documentation in a timely manner
- Attend and facilitate clients’ treatment meetings
- Use data to inform client treatment intervention/direction
- Contribute to program and agency’s functioning by proving guidance
and direction to program staff
- Assist on task force and agency’s committees or initiatives
- Use supervision and trainings to ensure professional growth and
needed skills in evidence based models of treatments
- Contribute to agency visibility and development of community
linkages by representing the Village in community groups or committees.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Master clinical degree in social work, psychology, or other
licensed-eligible counseling degree
- Strong diagnostic, assessment and treatment skills for individual,
family and group therapy.
- Knowledge of mental health, child welfare systems, and community resources.
- Good organizational and communication skills.
- Ability to function autonomously in day-to-day responsibilities;
yet, seek consultation appropriately when needed.
- Extensive experience working with culturally diverse urban
populations, a wide age range, and a variety of clinical presentations.
- Proficiency with word processing and general computer skills.
- Cultural competency to serve a diverse population
- 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 client homes or host settings.
About The Program
The Village’s S-FIT is a short-term crisis stabilization program, which uses a trauma-informed, brief solution-focused family approach to treatment. Youth can stay in the residential program for up to 14 days. Services include individual, group and family therapy, psychiatric consultation, nursing services, care coordination, educational support, advocacy, and aftercare follow-up.
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