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Astor services for Children & Family Clinician - Hudson Valley - C-VB (Full Time) in Hudson Valley, New York

Clinician —Hudson Valley - C-VB (Full Time)Job Title:


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Post Date:

January 13th, 2023


Hudson Valley

Employment type:

Full Time

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Job Description:

Astor Services for Children and Families is seeking individuals to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment as a mental health clinician in a school based Day Treatment Program located within Dutchess County BOCES schools. Candidates will provide evidence-based individual, family, and group treatment to high school, middle, and elementary-age clients and families. In addition, candidates are responsible for all aspects of treatment planning including completing intake assessments, clinical assessments, safety planning, crisis prevention/management, and to collaborate with DC BOCES educational staff to develop an integrated plan of care for students who are placed in program through their home districts Committees on Special Education. This is an amazing opportunity to continue to learn and practice with a diverse population that experiences a variety of mental health and substance abuse related challenges. You will receive on-going training in evidence-based practice, clinical supervision, and opportunities to receive CEUs. This position’s work schedule mirrors the New York State Department of Education with school recess vacations during the educational year. There is a 6-week summer program with a modified schedule. As children head back to school, this school recess schedule allows parents to work during the school day and be home with their children in the evening, on weekends and during school recess days. This position is a 35 hour work week and has one day that runs until 5:30pm. Licensed or permit eligible staff required- clinical supervision provided.

Job Benefits:

Benefits for Full Time employees:

  • 4 weeks paid vacation annually;

  • 12 paid holidays, 4 personal days;

  • 1 sick day per month, accruable to 150 days;

  • Fully paid individual LTD and life insurance;

  • Eligible for participation in agency medical and dental plan both individual and family, with small employee contribution.

Working at Astor:

“Astor Services cares about your safety, and the safety of the children and families that we serve. We follow all NYS and CDC COVID-19 guidelines.”

Astor Services for Children & Families is a community based, non-profit organization that provides children’s mental health services, child welfare services, and early childhood development programs. Astor serves children and families in New York State’s Mid-Hudson Valley region and the Bronx.

Through a wide variety of premier quality education and mental health services, Astor provides support for pre-schoolers, children with behavioral and emotional health problems, children at risk of placement in foster care, and families that need assistance in developing the skills necessary to raise their children in an environment filled with increasing challenges. Astor currently serves thousands of children each year through its prevention, early childhood, special education, community behavioral health and residential treatment programs.

Many children in our communities struggle with emotional and psychological problems that make it difficult for them to experience the simple everyday pleasures of being a child.

ASTOR is there for them.

Many families, overwhelmed by financial, emotional and cultural challenges, need additional resources and support to be able to give their children a healthy, happy childhood.

ASTOR is there for them.