Clinician - Child Residential

Sweetser   Winterport, ME   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on May 19, 2023

Sweetser is searching for a residential clinician to join the team in Winterport - there is a $10,000 sign-on bonus for this position! This position will serve a small caseload of children/adolescents, their families, guardians, and other care providers through individual, group, and family therapy in a residential setting. In conjunction with the residential supervisor, provides clinical leadership to program staff by implementing the treatment plan in the residential milieu.


A. Assessment 1. Use organization's established tools and procedures to formulate assessment of the child/adolescent and his/her family. This includes level of care and risk assessments as needed. Involve family members and significant others. 2. Completes assessment to make diagnosis with possible collaboration with others.

B. Treatment Planning and Service Delivery 1. With the child/adolescent and his/her family, develop an Individualized Service Plan (ISP), Individual Crisis Management Plan (ICMP), and a Discharge and Aftercare Plan and other documents associated with the Record such as the Initial Assessment (IA) or Service Update (SUD). 2. Offer treatment to the child/adolescent and his/her family by using family-centered clinical techniques and therapies (including individual, group and family therapy as indicated.) 3. Assist in developing and monitoring specialized behavioral programs, as indicated. 4. Identify concrete service needs and help the family make a referral for community-based services.

C. Documentation and Accountability 1. Achieve program-specific productivity expectations. 2. Maintain historical records by documenting service delivery and ensuring the timely completion of all programmatic paperwork documentation and electronic record. 3. Assure quality service for clients by enforcing rules, regulations, and legal requirements with clients. 4. Adhere to professional code of ethics. 5. Attend and participate in supervision. 6. Complete necessary documentation to ensure funding. D. Provide a clinical experience for student interns as appropriate.

EDUCATION: - Master's degree in either social work, psychology, clinical counseling or other comparable mental health program.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: - Fully licensed or conditionally licensed as an LCSW, LCPC, LMSW or LMFT.

EXPERIENCE: - Experience in a residential-based service system preferred. - Persons with lived experience in the Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse system are encouraged to apply.


Winterport , ME