Nov 06, 2019

MST Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Clinician

  • Wheeler Clinic
  • New Britain, CT, USA
Full time MST Therapist

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Exciting clinical opportunity to work within a cutting edge treatment program adapting Multisystemic Therapy (MST) to treat families impacted by intimate partner violence. Clinicians are trained in multiple evideance-based  treatment modalities to address family conflict, parental susbstance misuse, positive parenting practices, both adult and child experiences of trauma, within a comprehensive wraparound treatment model that works with all family memebers to promote safety and wellbeing while also helpng the family to heal.  Extensive training and supervision; working with model developers; network with DCF stakeholders; excellent team collaboration. Be part of a team that is making a differnce in the lives of families!

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling, Social Work or related license eligible field or a doctoral degree in Psychology is required.  Evidence of strong family therapy skills and experience working with high risk families is also required. 

 

Licensure Requirements for Clinical Positions

Must hold one of the following credentials: LMSW, LCSW, LMFTA, LMFT, LPCA, LPC or licensed or license-eligible Psychologist in the State of Connecticut.

 

MISSION STATEMENT

Wheeler provides equitable access to innovative care that improves health, recovery and growth at all stages of life.

 

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

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 $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

For Retirement

-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 cell phone 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.

License Required

Yes

Degree Required

Masters