Bilingual Lead Clinician
Lead Clinicians conduct mental health assessments for all unaccompanied children (UC) in care, as well as provide ongoing individual and group counseling just as Clinicians, but with the added responsibilities of coordinating clinical services, training new clinicians, and supervising clinical staff. Lead clinicians are designated when more than one clinician is on staff at a care provider facility.
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.
Conduct mental health assessments of all children admitted to the UC program as well as provide ongoing individuals and group counseling, screening for human trafficking concerns.
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 Lead Clinician will carry up to nine cases, with additional supervisory and management responsibilities.
Upon request, this role may be required to travel with UC, 14 and under, to locations in the United States.
Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience: Masters degree in social work, 2 years of postgraduate direct service delivery experience or a Masters degree or Ph.D. in psychology, sociology, or other relevant behavioral science in which clinical experience is a program requirement, plus 2 years of postgraduate direct service delivery experience/or bachelors degree plus 5 years clinical employment experience in the behavioral sciences. Must have supervisory experience and be licensed to provide clinical services in the State where the care provider is located.