Job Details

Requisition Number 16-0294
Post Date 10/22/2018
Title Clinician
City Canaan
State NY


Join Our Team, Join Our Family!

We offer a wide-range of rewarding positions which strive to assist and develop youth and families throughout New York State.

Be A Part Of Our Mission

As a Clinician at Berkshire, you will be responsible for providing a comprehensive research-based treatment philosophies in the field of mental and behavioral health. Clinicians are part of a multi-disciplinary team, who work closely and provide clinical services to youth experiencing trauma, mental health and behavioral challenges. The focus of the Clinician position is to implement change by acting as a role model and building therapeutic relationships while helping youth progress towards life long goals.

How Can You Help
  • Experience in providing therapy/treatment services for at-risk youth and families in a residential setting, preferred.

  • Ability to work effectively with youth and families in the forms of individual, family and group therapy

  • Capability with clinical assessment, client care planning and effective treatment implementation for youth and families

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, utilizing problem-solving, crisis intervention and conflict resolution skills

  • Ability to handle and have knowledge of sensitive and confidential information with extreme discretion, including demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA compliance and regulations

  • Adaptable to work independently, as well as in a team environment, within a fast paced, changing culture

  • Capable to working with a culturally and economically diverse population

Essential Job Requirements
  • Master's degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling from an accredited

  • Licensed Certified Social Worker or Licensed Mental Health Counselor or applicable licensures eligible for Medicaid reimbursement

  • Minimum 3-5 years of clinical experience with relevant populations such as at-risk, mentally or highly behavioral youth (internships, practicum, field placements, mentoring, volunteering, etc.)

  • Working knowledge and utilization of MS Office Suites and Electronic Medical/Health Record System

  • Flexible availability required including nights, weekends and holiday hours

  • Ability to obtain TCI/CPR/First Aid Certification

  • Current, valid driver’s license, required

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