Get Bilingual JobsGet Bilingual Jobs

Clinician- Child First

  • The Village for Families and Children
  • 03/26/20
  • Vernon Rockville, CT
  • 06066
  • Full-Time
Job Description:
Job Summary

Provides intensive home based services to children and families. The children served within the Child FIRST program range in age from prenatal to six years old. Services provided include attachment-based therapy, parenting skills training, crisis support, extensive case management, and advocacy. Child FIRST operates from a team approach and consists of a Clinician and Family Support Specialist, both of whom participate in sessions and treatment meetings. Participates in implementation of treatment plan, modifying as appropriate during the course of service; Services provided are in collaboration with DCF, schools, pediatricians, and other community based providers. Team is responsible for reflective group supervision weekly and maintaining clinical documentation according to licensing, accreditation, Medicaid, and Child FIRST requirements. Purposes of services are to facilitate the attachment relationship between the child and caregiver, improve family functioning overall, and connect the child and family with the community and community service providers in a positive way. There is expected consultation and coordination care with medical and Psychiatric providers if appropriate. Must maintain productivity targets determined by the Scope of Service and remain current on all model training requirements.

Unlicensed clinicians are hired prior to obtaining their license to practice as mental health practitioners (i.e. psychology, social work, LMFT, LPC, LADC). Unlicensed clinicians will receive supervision by a licensed clinician, and may be offered training opportunities. When eligible, all unlicensed clinicians are expected to obtain licensure in order to be considered for ongoing employment at The Village.

Provides direct services to children and their families which may include:
Assessment and engagement
Provide DSM IV Diagnosis in consultation with Supervisor and Medical Director or designated Psychiatrist
Formulation and contracting for services or treatment plan
Implementation of treatment plan, modifying it as appropriate during the course of treatment
Discharge planning which may include linkages to community support services
Case management services
Clinical documentation required by agency and program policies, HIPAA regulations, and funding sources.
Maintain productivity targets determined by service.
Provision of service in the office, school, or other identified setting to meet the unique needs of families served.
Participates in Peer Consultation and Quality Assurance Reviews
Works as a team member with other clinical and administrative staff to respond to client and programmatic needs, including the implementation of agency policies, procedures, and initiatives.
Partners with Supervisor to identify and develop plans for professional growth.
With Supervisors approval, partners with other program or clinical staff to identify and develop approaches to address clients unmet needs or service gaps.
Contributes to program functioning by assuming responsibility for special tasks or leadership in special projects as appropriate.
Contributes to agency organizational life by participating in agency wide task forces, committees or problem solving teams as appropriate.
Contributes to agency visibility and development of community linkages by representing the Village in community groups or committees.
Acquiring and maintaining the needed skills in evidenced based models that the agency / program ascribe to.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.
Experience and Skills:
Clinical degree in social work, psychology, or other licensed-eligible counseling degree
Bilingual/bicultural skills preferred.
Cultural competency to serve a diverse population
Strong diagnostic, assessment and treatment skills for individual, family and group therapy.
Extensive experience working with culturally diverse urban populations, a wide age range, and a variety of clinical presentations.
Knowledge of mental health, child welfare systems, and community resources.
Good organizational and communication skills.
Ability to function autonomously in day to day responsibilities; yet, seek consultation appropriately when needed.
Proficiency with word processing and general computer skills.
Physically able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodations. These responsibilities include but are not limited to, the ability to function safely in a therapeutic situation, including provision of services in client homes or host settings.
The Village was one of the first agencies in the country to provide homes for neglected children. Today, we continue to achieve our mission "to build a community of strong, healthy families who protect and nurture children" by providing a full range of behavioral health, early childhood and youth development, substance abuse treatment, and support services for children, families and adults in the Greater Hartford region.

Our staff are energetic, enthusiastic, mission-driven and open to learning. If youd like to grow your career in a diverse and supportive environment rich with learning opportunities, join us!

Job Benefits:
The Village offers a comprehensive flexible benefits package designed to aid in the health and well-being of our employees and their dependents, including:
Good Health

Aetna Medical and Prescription Coverage
Health Savings Account (HSA), with employer contribution of up to $1,000 per year
Dental and Vision Insurance
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Annual on-site flu clinics
Secured Future

Employer paid Life and AD&D Insurance
Employer paid Dependent Life Insurance
Employer paid Long-Term Disability Insurance
Employer Paid Business Travel Insurance

403(b) Plan with Employer Contribution and Match
Advancement in your Career

Annual Professional License Reimbursement
Clinical Supervision toward Licensure
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
Student Loan Forgiveness Program National Health Service Corp (NHSC)
Tuition Reimbursement
Work/Life Balance

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Employer paid and confidential counseling services
Paid Holidays
Paid time off; including 15 days of vacation, 12 days of sick and bereavement leave

Browse other Bilingual Jobs in Connecticut

  1. Physician: Seeking Bilingual Primary Care...

    Trumbull, CT
    A beautiful office in Connecticut with all diagnostics is in need of an additional primary care physician. You will have complete...
  2. Physician: Associate Medical Director Needed in...

    Southbridge, MA
    A new assistant medical director opportunity is now available at a satellite office in Massachusetts. They are looking for someone...
  3. Nurse Practitioner Psychiatry | JOB-2580695

    Worcester, MA
    A health system is seeking an experienced Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in a community outside of Boston to joining Offic...
  4. Physician: Family Medicine Physicians Needed...

    Worcester, MA
    CompHealth is currently assisting a Massachusetts health center with their search for family medicine physicians. They are looking...
  5. Nurse Practitioner Family Practice | JOB-2600277

    Boston, MA
    An outpatient primary care health center located in the Boston area is looking for a Spanish Speaking and experienced Nurse Practi...
  6. Customer Service Rep 3

    Newton, MA
    Job Description Important Note: During the application process, ensure your contact information (email and phone number) is up to...
  7. Education Advisor Temporary - Brockton Center

    Brockton, MA
    Essential Functions: (To be considered to perform this position, the person must be able to perform essential duties and responsi...
  8. Retail Sales Supervisor (SAFE)

    Greenlawn, NY
    Job Description Important Note: During the application process, ensure your contact information (email and phone number) is up to...
  9. CDL Truck Driver

    Franklin, MA
    ASK ABOUT OUR SIGN ON BONUS!! I. Position Summary and Primary Responsibilities Deliver Party Rental Ltd. goods to customers and c...
  10. Per Diem RN Field Nurse

    New York, NY
    AccentCare is looking for passionate clinicians committed to delivering exceptional care in the home. We are committed to quality...