Clinicians conduct mental health assessments for all Unaccompanied Children (UC) in care, as well as provide ongoing individual and group counseling.
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Utilize trauma theory and brief therapeutic techniques to work with unaccompanied children entering the United States during a typical stay of 30-35 days.
Provide individual and group counseling, and screening for human trafficking concerns.
Conduct mental health assessments of all children admitted to the UC program.
Provide ongoing individual and crisis intervention.
Prepare goal-oriented diagnostic assessments, group counseling, staff training and program enrichment.
Provide guidance to all members of the program staff.
The Clinician will carry up to 12 cases.
Upon request, this role may be required to travel with UC, 14 and under, to locations in the United States.
Other duties as assigned.
Ability to see at normal distance, hear normal conversations and sounds and use hands and fingers to fill out required forms. Physically able to perform therapeutic physical restraints.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions as long as the staff disability does not create an undue risk of injury to any children.
Education and Experience: Masters degree in social work with clinical experience in the program, or Masters degree in psychology, sociology, or other relevant behavioral science in which direct clinical experience is a program requirement, or a bachelors degree plus 5 years clinical employment experience. Must be licensed or eligible for licensure.