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The Charlton School is a small, clinically focused, therapeutic residential and day NYS approved 853 school for students in grades 8-12. The Charlton School mission centers around helping students become emotionally healthy, socially well-adjusted individuals who are able to achieve their highest level of individual independence. Our educational and treatment interventions focus on helping our students develop skills to improve competency with executive functioning and self-advocacy.
The Residential Therapist is responsible for the treatment planning and care coordination of all clinical services within their assigned cottage. The Residential Therapist provides direct services to students and their families, utilizing therapeutic framework designed to support overall program efficacy and identified student outcomes. The Residential Therapist reports to the Assistant Clinical Director and is a crucial member of the larger interdisciplinary team.
Develop, facilitate and monitor all treatment planning and care coordination for assigned students.
Conduct regular family, group, and individual sessions based in evidence based practice as deemed appropriate in collaboration with the Assistant Clinical Director.
Participate in the development and monitoring of all students’ Positive Behavior Support Plans and other required documentation.
Conduct ongoing assessments to assess the efficacy of the clinical framework to best support students’ development of self-regulatory skills.
With the Program Supervisor, facilitate weekly staff meetings designed to support overall program success through directive, informed communication with the Youth Care Workers.
Participate in regular meetings with the psychiatric and psychological consultants in conjunction with the Assistant Clinical Director.
Attend all relevant meetings as determined to be appropriate.
Full Time 40 hrs, flexible schedule, evenings required, on-call rotating schedule
Competitive Salary/Benefits package
Medical/Dental insurance package. Cost shared between employer/employee
4 Weeks paid vacation per year
Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related licensure required.
LCSW licensure preferred, C supervision provided to qualified candidates.
Ability to relate professionally to a wide range of individuals including staff, adolescents and their families, referring agencies and various treatment providers.
Experience with adolescents and families necessary.
Valid Driver's License
Send letter of interest and resume to:
Amanda Kronen Grant, Clinical Director
The Charlton School
PO Box 47
Burnt Hills, NY 12027