United Community & Family Services is seeking a full-time Early Childhood Clinician to join our Behavioral Health Team in Norwich. The Early Childhood Clinician will counsel individuals, families, couples or groups regarding psychological, behavioral or emotional problems (particularly for children ages 0-5 ) by developing and implementing clinical assessment and clinical treatment plans in a home or community based setting by performing the following duties.
Assess, evaluate and diagnose mental, emotional, developmental and behavioral difficulties in individuals, couples and families based on clinical standard of practice in a home or community based settingFormulate treatment plans and treatment plan reviews based on assessmentsProvide clinical/consultative treatment services that are strength based and client centered to individuals, groups, families and couples
Maintain line of communication with supervisor and support staff, and coordination of treatment with psychiatrists
Coordinate services with other relevant providers involved in a given case (e.g. school personnel, Department of Children and Families, courts, etc.)
Complete all required documentation for treatment planning, billing, and licensure within a timely mannerProvide support to clients in an integrated health care delivery systemParticipate in professional activities such as : community education sessions, clinical conferences, meeting with representatives of community groups
Respond to crises, assess need, formulate disposition and implement appropriate level of careTeach child development attachment and parenting skills as deemed necessaryUCFS offers a generous benefits package that includes comprehensive medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plan with 8.5% employer contribution , flexible spending accounts, company-paid life and disability insurance along with three weeks paid vacation , eleven holidays and ten sick daysUCFS an established and highly respected Health & Human Services organization in Eastern Connecticut has been a cornerstone in the community since 1877, providing an array of Health & Human Services. Our team of 300+ employees is dedicated to improving the health & well being of the community in which we live and serve. Learn more about us at www.ucfs.org
Master's Degree (MA, MFT, MSW) with one to three years prior experience or training in social services
CT State Licensure preferred: LCSW, LMFT, LPC
2 years experience working with young children and families with significant behavioral health needs strongly preferred.
A valid driver's license and proof of automobile insurance are requiredBenefits
Additional Salary Information: Salary is Dependent on Experience