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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working at Saratoga Center for the Family! We currently have the following positions open: 

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Saratoga Center for the Family, a non-profit agency with main offices located in Saratoga Springs NY, has an exciting opportunity for a Licensed Clinical Psychologist to join the team.

Required: Candidates must posses a PhD, PsyD, other license eligible Clinical Psychology degree or equivalent. New York State license required.

Function: Administer psychological evaluation, testing and other measures to children and adults, act as a primary clinician and provide training and consultation to the clinical department.

Responsibilities:

· Support the agency’s stated mission, short and long term goals and other development plans.

· Conduct clinical interviews, review case histories and consult with collaterals and agency clinicians as appropriate.

· Administer and interpret cognitive, developmental, emotional, behavioral, personality and other specialized psychological tests/instruments.

· Interpret test results and write thorough reports with relevant diagnoses and comprehensive treatment recommendations.

· Provide feedback to clients, family members, collateral service providers, and agency clinicians as appropriate.

· May act as a primary clinician for a small number of clients.

· Participate in all training, didactics and other professional growth opportunities.

· Participate in staff meetings and group clinical supervision on a regular basis.

· Conduct In-Service training for the agency.

· Keep abreast of the current trends and developments in the field of psychology, psychological testing, and evidence supported clinical methods, interventions and techniques.

· Provide supervision to psychology practicum students as necessary.

· Play a role in furthering a holistic, wellness based approach throughout the agency’s programs.

· Fulfill other responsibilities as requested by the Clinical Director and/or Executive Director.

· Adhere to ethical conduct and performance standards as described in the American Psychological Association’s Code of Ethics: GUIDELINES FOR PRACTICE: The Clinical Psychologist will follow the Ethical Principles of Psychologists & General Guidelines for Providers of Psychological Services as established by the American Psychological Association. The Psychologist shall adhere to all state and federal laws pertaining to his/her profession.

The Center is currently seeking to fill a full-time Licensed Clinical Psychologist position. The position may be able to be split into two part-time positions should candidates be interested in part-time opportunities.

Interested parties please submit cover letter and resume.

No phone calls please.

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance

Clinic Based Therapist

Saratoga Center for the Family, a non-profit located in Saratoga Springs is growing and expanding our team of professional clinicians and looking to add a F/T clinician. LCSW-R, LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, or LMFT credentials required to provide counseling for children, adolescents, adults and families. As a therapist at SCF, you will provide ongoing individual, family and group counseling sessions. Client base presents with a variety of concerns including victims of abuse and violence, trauma, families with parenting concerns, general anxiety and depression and behavioral problems. Experience with treatment of trauma, sexual abuse, and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy preferred. Some counseling sessions can be done virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our Mission: Saratoga Center for the Family works to build stronger families through mental health counseling, child advocacy and prevention programs.

Why Saratoga Center for the Family?

· Cohesive work environment

· Referrals are supplied

· Minimal paperwork

· Modern facility

· Paid training

· Agency provided administrative support

· Supervision for Licensure 

· Student loan forgiveness program 

Requirements:

• Valid New York State License

• LCSW-R, LCSW, LMSW, LMFT, LMHC credentials required

• Must be willing to work some evenings

Outreach Coordinator/Case Manager

QUALITIES:

Strong communication skills, self-starter, takes initiative, forward looking, competent, inspiring and honest with confidentiality being of utmost importance. Ability to work well with other professionals. Individual must demonstrate ability to relate to public.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Outreach

The Outreach Coordinator should feel comfortable providing presentations to small and large audiences.

·        Oversee community outreach

·        Organize professional educational opportunities

·        Provide education to applicable audience, such as: first responders, school personnel and students, adults

·        Seek-out locations and conduct community presentations on: SCFF agency overview, child safety, child abuse, and misc.

·        Coordinate Community Awareness efforts in conjunction with Development Director as needed

·        Establish and maintain strong linkages with appropriate networking affiliations and participate in community coalitions, as assigned

·        Participate in trainings to stay current on best practices and relevant issues

·        Other projects and tasks as appropriate and necessary, including fundraising activities for the agency

Case Management/Advocacy

This role requires the ability to relate well to individuals while working closely with them to assess and determine needs. Follow through, case tracking and communication with service providers is crucial.

·        Conducts initial and ongoing needs assessment with identified individuals/families and assist in goal planning

·        Coordinates and/or assists with services/referrals for individuals and families to community resources, such as: food, clothing, medical, insurance, substance abuse, domestic violence programs, etc.

·        Completes in-house counseling referrals

·        Act as communication point-person for service providers

·        Participates in provider meetings and/or case consultation as needed

·        Develops tracking mechanism for case status to ensure follow-through

·        Communicates pertinent information/updates as necessary with referring agent

·        Provide back-up support to Victim Services Coordinator

·        Conduct follow-up phone calls to CAC non-offending caregivers

·        Oversee survey process for clients (during and post) interview process

·        Acts as a liaison between the MDT and the crime victim

·        Works cooperatively with the MDT members while advocating for the rights of the victim

·        Provides emotional support to victims/families and relays pertinent information to investigators when applicable

·        Provides victim/family, community members, public, with information on crime victims’ rights and OVS

·        Participates in team meetings and case consultations as required

·        Prepares for and participates in monthly case review meetings as applicable

·        Explains OVS services/benefits and how a family can access these services/benefits

·        Submits additional support documentation in a timely manner to the OVS CVC website

·        Is available to work scheduled forensic interviews/medicals

·        Provides information/updates on CAC cases referred to counseling

·        Attends crime victim trainings required by OVS or requested by supervisor

·        Attends community based and OVS meetings recommended by supervisor

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

·        Minimum of two (2) years experience working as a trainer/educator and/or in the field of social services providing direct services

·        Preferred: Knowledge of sexual abuse dynamics, family violence, criminal justice system, and community

·        Ability to work a flexible schedule (could include nights and weekends)

·        Ability to openly and respectfully communicate with team members with differing opinions

·        Excellent organizational, problem solving and priority setting skills

·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·        Strong public speaking skills