Director - Wheeler Clinic-Northwest Village School
Position: Director
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: School Based Clinical Services
Job Location: Northwest Village School Plainville CT 06061
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Wheeler Clinic-Northwest Village School
Plainville, CT 06062
Telephone: 888-793-3500
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POSITION SUMMARY
The Director of School-based Clinical Services is responsible for the oversight and development of clinical services provided in Wheeler’s special education programs.  As a leader within the agency's special education program, the Director of School-based Clinical Services serves as a member of the schools' leadership team, models and helps to develop a positive culture within the school that promotes respect and support between staff and students, as well as provides expertise with regard to therapeutic-education model programming, both within the school programs and within the larger agency.

$5,000 Sign on bonus available!  Half paid upon start and half paid after one year.
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS
Psy.D. or Ph.D. in Psychology plus a minimum of 3 years post-licensure clinical experience working with children.  Experience working in school settings is preferred.
 
Licensure Requirements for Clinical Positions
Credential(s) Required:  Psychologist license in the State of Connecticut
 
LOCATION
Northwest Village School located in Plainville, CT. 
 
SCHEDULE
Full time.  This is a 12 month position.
 
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
Wheeler Clinic offers access to a comprehensive array of benefits, including:

- For Good Health
- Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance
- Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution
- Wellness Programs
- Free annual flu shots

- For a Secure Future
- Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
- 403(b) Plan, with company contributions

- For Career Advancement
- Education Reimbursement Program
- Training and development opportunities
- Reimbursement for licensure

- For Work Life Balance
- Generous paid time off
-15 vacation days per year
-8 sick days
-2 personal days per year
-2 floating holidays, granted January 1st
-9 Paid company holidays
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling
- Employee discounts at local spa and on cell phone services
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides clinical oversight and leadership to the agency's therapeutic-education programs.

Interfaces and collaborates with educational administrators to develop programs, assess areas of program strength and deficit, and troubleshoot crisis situations, as well as helps to develop a positive culture within the school that promotes respect and support between staff and students.

Assists in the development of other therapeutic-education initiatives.

Coordinates and provides supervision to clinical staff and service delivery of all clinical services, including psychotherapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, and psychological testing.

Serves as role model for staff to promote strong work ethic and the use of evidence-based trauma-informed relational approaches/models of intervention with youth and families, as well as other staff members.
Assists with budget development and manages expenses associated with clinical service delivery.

Recruits clinical staff, and addresses retention and disciplinary issues as needed.

Monitors level of family involvement and works with clinicians to increase level of family involvement with regard to treatment planning and participation in treatment.
Works with department Vice President/Principal to develop, monitor, and analyze clinical outcomes.

Orders and participates in emergency safety interventions (i.e., restraint and/or seclusion) when needed.

Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.

If interested please apply by clicking the link below!
School Clinical Services Director - Career Portal (dayforcehcm.com)
 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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