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  • Johnstown, NY
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Masters-level Clinician - Johnstown

Our Intensive Aftercare Prevention Program (IAPP) is currently seeking a full-time Masters-level Clinician for our Prevention program in Johnstown, NY. The IAPP provides six to nine months of intensive services to families whose children are either at risk of being removed from their homes or are already in placement. The goals of the program are to prevent out-of-home placement for troubled children, provide a safe environment to return children already in placement, and prevent future out-of-home placement.  

Families are referred to Prevention programs when a systemic, long term issue is identified by the county DSS. Clinicians provide in-home therapeutic sessions working with the family unit as a whole while also providing case management to link the family to appropriate services.  

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to:  

  • Provide home and community based assessment, planning and treatment with individuals, groups and families with those enrolled in our Family Preservation services (the level of intensity/ number of direct service hours per family is dependent upon the service in which one is employed).  
  • Complete all necessary records and client information in accordance with agency, county and state policy and funding requirements.  
  • Continue skills development through agency-provided clinical/ core trainings.  
  • Provide liaison contact with collateral resources such as referring agencies, schools, family courts, and other agency personnel serving on behalf of a child and/ or family as it relates to their treatment.  
  • Primarily responsible for the clinical decisions when assigned and paired to work as a team with a Bachelors Clinician (Family Case Manager or Clinical Case Manager).  
  • Ensure provision of regular treatment plan meetings and service plan reviews.  
  • Ability and willingness to do the job as it is today and change as the job changes.  

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Masters degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related field.  
  • Minimum of one year of experience with at-risk youth and their families.  
  • Good work history in similar position.  
  • Must have valid NYS driver’s license and ability to transport others.  

 

If you’ve got the talent, drive and desire to make a real difference in your community, you need to be a part of Northern Rivers Family of Services. We’re a family of human service agencies united in our passion to help the children, adults, and families of the Capital Region and beyond. Northern Rivers and member organizations Northeast Parent & Child Society and Parsons Child & Family Center are powered by a 1,400-strong workforce. We’re developing innovative new treatments to help clients achieve success, believe in themselves, and follow their dreams. We provide more than 70 programs and services to more than 16,000 people each year in 37 counties throughout New York state. Join us and change lives, including yours. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, Northern Rivers Family of Services will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. 

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.