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IICAPS Mental Health Counselor-New Britain $44,720 + quarterly incentives

Company: Family & Children's Aid
Location: New Britain
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Family & Children's Aid (FCA) is currently seeking a dedicated, Bachelor's level Mental Health Counselor to join our Intensive In-home Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services (IICAPS) program. *FCA has locations in Danbury, New Milford, Waterbury, Torrington, New Britain, Bridgeport and Shelton. *We hire Spanish speaking and English speaking Mental Health Counselors.The IICAPS model is designed to address specific psychiatric disorders in clients between the ages of 5 and 17, while remediating problematic parenting practices and/or addressing other family challenges that effect the child and family's ability to function. While children with psychiatric symptoms are the focus of intervention, the model addresses and intervenes within the domains that impact the child most directly: family, school, community resources and service systems.The IICAPS Mental Health Counselor works in partnership with a Master's Level Clinician fostering positive relationships with clients, families, school systems and community providers to ensure clients receive comprehensive care in all areas. Additional responsibilities include:* Facilitating Individual & Parent Sessions* Co-facilitating Family Therapy Counseling Sessions* Psychoeducation* Assessing and Contracting for Safety* Limited on-call Support*Qualifications and Skills** Valid Bachelor's Degree - Field specific training provided* Valid CT Driver's License and clean driving record highly preferred* After School and Evening Availability for Client Sessions* High level of Professionalism* Ability to work in a Team Environment* Crisis Intervention/De-escalation experience a plus* In-home/Community-based Service experience a plus* Spanish Speaking preferred*Benefits** *Competitive Compensation plus an additional $2 per hour for face to face time with clients.** *Opportunity for a Quarterly Incentive Payment** Weekly Payroll with free Direct Deposit* Major Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, AD&D and Supplemental Life* Voluntary Short Term Disability Plan* 401(k) Retirement Plan with generous Employer Matching Program* Paid Time Off (PTO) Policy to support _Work Life Balance _(Accrual begins on first day of employment.)Year 1 20 Days (4 weeks)Year 2 25 Days (5 weeks)Year 3-5 30 Days (6 weeks)Year 6-10 35 Days (7 weeks)Year 11+ 40 days (8 weeks)* *12 Paid Holidays plus 4 Mental Health days** Paid Child Study Center Model Training at YaleJob Type: Full-timeJob Type: Full-timePay: $44,720.00 - $49,920.00 per yearBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible schedule* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Parental leave* Referral program* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* Home Health* PsychiatrySchedule:* Monday to Friday* On callSupplemental pay types:* Bonus payCOVID-19 considerations:We are providing therapeutic services face to face. PPE is provided to all employees.Education:* Bachelor's (Required)Experience:* Social Work: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* CT Driver's License (Required)Work Location: One location

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