Program Director - Intake Unit|
Child Guidance Center of SO CT
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Reporting to CGC’s Clinical Director, the Director of Intake will strive to assure that families receive timely access to intake assessments and treatment based on the degree of urgency of each request. Case assignments will be made by the Director to specific programs and therapists based on the individual needs of each child and family. The Director will promote the agency’s commitment to child-focused, family-centered, culturally competent and sensitive, strength based, and effective professional services. Working under the supervision of the Clinical Director, and in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, care coordinators and other professionals.
Providing psychotherapeutic parent and child interventions provide individual therapy utilizing psycho-dynamically oriented, trauma focused, cognitive behavioral, and play therapy interventions, as well as family and group therapy modalities
Participating in interdisciplinary treatment planning team meetings and clinical supervision
Ensuring the proper and timely completion of all required clinical documentation, unit statistics, and scheduling
Assuring that services and clinical documentation reflect clinical best practices and demonstrate compliance with contractual obligations and national, state, and professional best practice standards
Other related activities as needed
Resume and cover letter required. Letter should indicate:
1. The title of the position for which you are applying
2. Why you are interested in the position
3. How your education, professional and life experiences have prepared you to succeed in this position
Email letter and resume addressed to LMR, GeneralMailbox@childguidancect.org or mail to LMR / Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut / 103 West Broad St., Stamford, CT 06902.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
Compensation and Benefits
Salary based on experience, skills and credentials. Excellent benefits package including generous vacation policy, employee health insurance, pension and TDA plans, flexible work schedule, stimulating pleasant work environment. Some evening hours required.
Mission: The Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut (CGC) is a professionally staffed outpatient mental health center for children and adolescents who experience psychological, behavioral, developmental, social or family problems. We are dedicated to reducing emotional suffering and dysfunctional behavior, strengthening families and helping each individual achieve optimal potential.
A clinician who demonstrates strong clinical judgment in assessments, formulations and sound triage decisions
Highly organized, detail oriented, creative and energetic manager
Comfortable assigning work to staff
A talented clinician with a passion and commitment to working with children
A gifted supervisor who models and promotes self-reflection, caring and appropriate professional boundaries in clinical work
Connecticut stated licensed mental health professional preferred
Minimum three years experience providing clinical assessments and psychotherapy with children, adolescents and families required
Minimum 2 years supervisory experience with interns or staff strongly preferred
Experience working with patients from culturally diverse backgrounds, and the ability to demonstrate cultural competence and sensitivity required
Name: marge bruns
Address: 103 WestBroad Street
Country: United States