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  • Wynantskill, NY
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Clinician - Day Program

Vanderheyden is seeking a Clinician for our Day Program located in our education center. The Day Program Clinician provides clinical treatment and case management services to those individuals enrolled in the Vanderheyden School Day program. Treatment includes, but is not limited to, individual, family, and group therapy. The Day Program Clinician is responsible for those tasks which require skills, judgment, and decisions that involve clinical knowledge, training, and experience. The Day Program Clinician is responsible for planning, implementing, and guiding clinical treatment for the individuals assigned to them within Vanderheyden’ s Day Program and abiding by the individuals' Individualized Education Programs (IEP).

Required Education, Knowledge and Skills

  • Master’s degree from an accredited program in Social Work, Psychology, Rehabilitation counseling or related areas required. Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) preferred.

  • Certified School Social Worker or eligible for certification preferred.

  • Minimum of 2 years of successful experience with at-risk youth and/or youth with special education and mental health needs preferred.

  • Relevant licensure.

Abilities and Working Conditions

  • Must be available to work a 40 hour work week.

  • Must be able to lift 2S pounds.

  • Must be able to stand and run for moderate periods of time.

  • Must have a valid NYS driver's license.

  • Must be able to perform restraints and maintains TCI certification.

  • Willingness to respond to the needs of a culturally probation

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Vanderheyden is committed to the Sanctuary Model - a blueprint for clinical and organizational change which, at its core, promotes safety and recovery from adversity through the active creation of a trauma-informed community.  The Sanctuary Model's focus is not only on the people who seek services, but equally on the people and systems that provide those services.

Vanderheyden Hall Inc., as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, military or marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, prior arrest or conviction record or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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