Boys & Girls Village

Founded in 1942, Boys & Girls Village is one of Connecticut’s leading providers of behavioral health, psychiatric, foster care and educational services for at-risk children and their families. The agency offers a continuum of comprehensive support for children and families through its array of specialized evidence based treatment programs. This includes in-home models of care, special education day school for K to 10th grade, outpatient clinical services, therapeutic foster care, a residential program for youth with Problem Sexual Behavior, and a sub-acute alternative to hospital psychiatric facility.


Clients come from 50 different communities in Connecticut, with the majority residing in Fairfield and New Haven counties. Children and adolescents who become part of the BGV family range in age from 3-18 years old often with histories of extensive abuse, neglect, or serious behavioral health disorders.  Operating in two locations – Bridgeport and Milford, Boys & Girls Village with their highly skilled and dedicated staff helps Connecticut children and families heal, learn and grow.  Boys & Girls Village is a non-profit organization whose funding primarily comes from state agencies, Medicaid, local school districts and donations

Full time
Boys & Girls Village Norwalk, CT, USA
Location: Norwalk, CT BGV is seeking a Licensed or License-Eligible Clinician for our Multi-Systemic Therapy – Building Stronger Families (MST-BSF). Increased compensation for Bi-lingual Spanish speaking candidates POSITION SUMMARY: The Therapist provides in home clinical services to the child and other influencers in the child’s life (family, parents, school). The Therapist must work a flexible schedule in order to eliminate the factors that create risk for repeat maltreatment, out of home placement of the child, and continued substance misuse to promote the long-term sustainability and generalizability of treatment gains. Conduct MST-BSF assessment including review of referral information, identifying and engaging key participants, identifying systemic strengths and weaknesses, and developing an analysis of the fit of problem behaviors within the ecological context. Carry a caseload of 4 families; meeting with the family a minimum of 3 times per week during...
Jul 22, 2021