Exciting clinical opportunity to work within a cutting edge treatment program adapting MultiSystemic Therapy (MST) to treat families impacted by parental substance use. Clinicians are trained in multiple evidence-based treatment modalities to address parental substance misuse, positive parenting practices, both adult and child experiences of trauma and other behavioral health concerns, within a comprehensive wraparound treatment model that works with all family members to promote current safety and wellbeing while also helping the family to heal. Extensive training and supervision; excellent team collaboration. Be part of a team that is making a difference in the lives of families!
REQUIREMENTS/EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS
Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Mental Health Counseling (accredited by CACREP) or Social Work or Doctoral degree in Psychology is required. If a Master's of Social Work, a LMSW or LCSW is also required.
Licensure Requirements for Clinical Positions
Credential(s) Required: Licensed or license eligible in the State of Connecticut
Wheeler Clinic fosters positive change in the lives of individuals and families, as well as in communities. We provide cutting-edge human services that address a diverse range of needs and backgrounds, enhance strengths and provide the supports that encourage recovery from challenges for a satisfying life in the community.
Wheeler Clinic offers access to a comprehensive array of benefits, including:
For Good Health
• Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance
• Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution of up to $500 per year
• Wellness Programs
• Free annual flu shots
For a Secure Future
• Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
• Company paid long-term disability insurance
• 403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees
For Career Advancement
• Education Reimbursement Program
• Training and development opportunities
For Work Life Balance
• Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal leave
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling
• Employee discounts at local spa and on Verizon Wireless services
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Conducts program specific screening and evaluation, and formulates diagnosis in accordance with the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM). Develops and documents, clear clinical formulations and treatment plans that are individualized and measurable, developed in collaboration with the client/family and others as relevant.
Demonstrates knowledge of psychopathology and other behavioral health concerns and primary modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention. Triages clinical emergencies and implements program specific safety and consultation protocols. Utilizes best practices and evidenced based practice models where appropriate and adheres to model and program expectations.
Demonstrates knowledge of internal and external levels of care, referral processes and resources. Makes clinically appropriate referrals for identified service needs in a timely manner.
Communicates in a positive, effective manner with client, family, and all internal and external providers. Attends any required meetings.
Meets direct service productivity goals as defined by program. Demonstrates knowledge of program/department/agency goals and target outcomes, and adheres to practice standards and to data collection and reporting protocols.
Documents all client related information in compliance with agency policy.
Attends and is prepared for scheduled supervision. Seeks additional supervision or consultation as needed and follows through with supervisory directives.
Provides service in the office and/or community settings outside of the office (e.g., homes, schools, hospitals, institutions, other community locations) as defined by the program.
Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.