Clinical Coordinator - Extended Day Treatment

Details

    • Job Tracking ID: 512620-791388
    • Job Location: Meriden, CT
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Masters Degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 11/11/2021
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Salary: 64,000
    • Work Hours: Full time 40 hours
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Job Description

Starting Salary: $64,000

Do you love to work directly with children ages 6-12 and their families, helping them to be successful at home, in school and the community? Are you a good supervisor, able to motivate and guide a multidisciplinary team? Join The Village's Extended Day Treatment program.

ABOUT EXTENDED DAY TREATMENT 

Extended Day Treatment (EDT) is a therapeutically intensive program that supports children in developing and practicing social and coping skills that will help them to be more successful in their schools, homes and communities. During the 6-month program, children work on individualized goals and build skills in daily peer groups. They develop conflict resolution skills and learn to express their feelings in healthy, productive ways. Family involvement is critical. Families receive support in connecting with schools and the community to identify opportunities and build a foundation for success. Group, individual and family therapy, case management and medication management is also provided as needed.

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for the overall coordination and implementation of designated milieu - based treatment program.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Responsible for direct clinical and administrative supervision of clinical, child development and supervisory staff, including hiring, training and performance management.
  • Works in concert with DCF Regional staff on program protocol for case referral, conferencing/communication, program case reporting and termination.
  • Responsible for admissions and treatment coordination in the program. Ensure safe, therapeutic programming for children.
  • Participate as a member of multi-disciplinary treatment team; provide some clinical case coverage.
  • Work in collaboration with Program Director to ensure quality assurance, utilization review, public relations, and maintaining license and accreditation.
  • Continuously monitor program for improved service delivery.
  • Coordinate and implement aftercare services.
  • Communicate, coordinate and collaborate with collateral agencies, including DCF, school systems, etc.
  • Obtain and maintain Public Service License to support transportation needs as they arise.
  • Assist Program Director and/or Associate Vice President in developing yearly budget, control and monitoring of budget performance.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

Experience and Skills

  • MSW/MA or equivalent.
  • LCSW, Licensed Ph.D., or similar professional licensure. License-eligible candidates with commensurate experience may be considered.
  • Three to five years experience in clinical child psychology, clinical social work or child welfare. Previous supervisory experience in a clinical treatment setting preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with diverse community agencies and programs.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Organized and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Flexible and able to multi-task.
  • Valid driver’s license and the capacity to attain or maintain a Public Service License.
  • Cultural competency to serve targeted populations.
  • Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) a plus. 
  • Commitment to Performance Based Accountability. 
  • Proficient with word processing and spreadsheet applications.  Possess solid general computer skills, including ability to work in a Windows XP environment. Familiarity with specific applications used by The Village a plus.
  • Physically able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodations and the ability to interact with children in a therapeutic environment without risk of injury, ability to perform physical restraint if necessary for safety.

Job Benefits