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Northern Rivers Family Services Clinician/Social Worker, Day Education in Schenectady, New York

Clinician/Social Worker, Day Education

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Job Location

Schenectady-Student Counseling Center - Schenectady, NY

Education Level


Travel Percentage

Up to 50%

Job Category

Nonprofit - Social Services


Clinician - Day Education

Sign On Bonus - $2,500

Full time, 40 hour work schedule that follows the school calendar which includes a mandatory 6-week summer program.

Salary Range $24.04/hour - $28.85/hour

Position Summary

This position is responsible for providing clinical and IEP mandated services to Day Education and their families according to program and regulatory guidelines, ensuring that all services are strengths-based, individualized, and comprehensive according to need.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assess individuals and family situations with a focus on school success

  • Identify problem areas, treatment goals, and methods to attain goal leading to improved performance at school

  • Assist school personnel when behavioral situations occur involving students on your caseload

  • Work with the education team and local school district to develop a comprehensive Individual Education Plan and to monitor ongoing progress of child and family.

  • Provide therapeutic services to child and family using differential modalities

  • Work with interdisciplinary team to develop a comprehensive treatment pan and to monitor ongoing progress of child and family

  • Work with referring and collateral agencies and prepare reports and correspondence as needed

  • Record and maintain case record in accordance with agency OCFS, DOE, and other states mandates

  • Participate in intake assessments as assigned

  • Work with referring school districts and collateral agencies and prepare reports and correspondence as needed.

    Education and/or Experience

  • Masters degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling

    Certification / Licensure

  • NYS Licensure Preferred: LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, MHC-LP

  • NYS drivers License


If you want a rewarding career where you make a positive impact on children and their families, we want to talk to you! At Northern Rivers Family of Services, we work together to make a difference in our client's lives while also strengthening our community.

We are a family of human service agencies united in our passion to helping children, families, and adults reach their potential. Northern Rivers coordinates the quality of care, depth of programs, and combined size and passion for the mission to provide care for more than 18,000 people each year in 41 counties throughout New York State . If you’ve got the talent, drive and desire to make a real difference in your community, you need to be a part of Northern Rivers Family of Services!

Our employees receive generous paid time off, an expansive health care package, tuition reimbursement, loan repayment assistance, free training/CEU opportunities, and much more!

Apply today to become part of our team!

Northern Rivers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. We cherish the unique contributions of our diverse staff, and are building a culture where everyone has the opportunity to do the meaningful work here at Northern Rivers!