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Family Clinician

Astor Services For Children & Families Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, Dental

The Intensive Home-Based Services Family Specialist serves as an essential member of an interdisciplinary collaborative team to help prevent out of home placement of children into the foster care system. Utilizing evidence based practices, this highly successful program has a history of positive outcomes by maintaining 90% of children safely in their homes. This rewarding position has opportunity for professional growth and development. This position has flexible work hours, desirable benefits, and competitive pay. Family and individual therapy/counseling experience required. Crisis intervention and home based experience a plus. Candidate must have the ability and interest to work with a diverse population of at risk families. Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license. In addition, this position requires visits to locations not required to provide accessibility under the Americans with Disabilities Act, and candidate must be able to climb and descend stairs where necessary to accomplish position duties and responsibilities.

Requirements: LMSW or LCSW with prior individual and family therapy experience or a BA with 10+ years casework experience and prior experience in family and individual counseling.

Astor Services For Children & Families

Why Work Here?

Come help us make a difference in the life of a child!

Astor Services for Children & Families is a community based, non-profit organization that provides children mental health services, child welfare services, and early childhood development programs. Astor serves children and families in New York State 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. We are committed to providing high quality treatment and child development services for youngsters and their families in the least restrictive setting and at the earliest possible point of intervention. In 1966, Astor opened its first outpatient mental health clinic in Rhinebeck. Today, the agency operates a wide range of community-based behavioral health treatment programs as well as early childhood development and parenting programs at multiple locations in the Hudson Valley and in the Bronx, New York. Astor values a collaborative approach to service development and delivery. The services we provide today are the response to identified needs in the communities where they are located and are often delivered in partnership with other service providers such as schools, BOCES, day care providers, foster care agencies, shelters, etc. Astor is partnered with the Robin Hood Foundation, Department of Education, New York City Council, and Bronx Partners for Healthy Communities.

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