Clinician – School Based Services – NJ

The SBS Clinician at Children’s Crisis Treatment Center (CCTC) will be responsible for completing intake assessments and providing individual and family psychotherapy to children presenting with crisis and behavioral health issues. Services will be provided in a school-based setting.

Responsibilities include:

  • Performing intake assessments and follow through with implementing recommendations and/or referrals
  • Providing individual therapy and family therapy and provide clinical case management services to clients on an as needed basis
  • Providing clinical care coordination which can include individual advocacy, referral to other services programs, and referral to other supports, services, and resources
  • Completing all required paperwork accurately and in a timely fashion
  • For intake assessments, ensuring that appropriate documents and signatures are obtained
  • For active therapy cases, developing/revising treatment plans appropriately and ensure clients’ records are kept up to date, for example, ensure that all required paperwork is present within clients’ charts and that treatment plans and consent forms are signed by the appropriate parties by the due dates
  • Developing discharge plans for clients in collaboration with their parents/caregivers and assist parents/caregivers with the implementation, when appropriate
  • Providing community-based interventions for clients including, but not limited to, assisting teachers in understanding and managing a child’s symptoms, participating in inter-agency meetings with clients’ other service providers
  • Assisting in providing crisis intervention services to groups of children after a traumatic event has occurred within their school and/or community, as requested
  • Maintaining a positive, professional and collaborative relationship and partnership with children, families and school community
  • Participating in individual and/or group supervision with SBS Division Director
  • Participating in all meetings and interdepartmental meetings, as needed
  • Participating in internal as well as external trainings ensuring completion of CCTC’s mandatory trainings, as well as, trainings required for continued licensure, as appropriate
  • Completing all mandatory CCTC staff trainings in a timely manner
  • Assuming other responsibilities as assigned by Division Director

Requirements

Doctoral degree in psychology or Master’s degree in social work, psychology, or a related field.

Licensed to practice in the state of NJ or working to meet NJ licensure requirements.

A person with a New Jersey Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC) is eligible to apply.

A person with a clinical license (LPC, LCSW) in any State and has applied for a New Jersey Reciprocity License is also eligible to apply.

A minimum of one year experience in providing mental health services to children and families

Ability and willingness to provide both clinic-based and community-based interventions and experience and interest in working collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team setting.

The ability to work effectively with diverse cultures including those CCTC serves, staff, other provider agencies, payers and regulatory agencies.

This individual will have strong organizational and leadership skills that serve to support CCTC’s mission and vision.

Covid-19 vaccination required.