walden-deaf-school-clinical-director

THE LEARNING CENTER FOR THE DEAF
WALDEN SCHOOL
POSITION: CLINICAL DIRECTOR
DEFINITION: The Clinical Director is responsible for the management and quality
assurance of all clinical services in Walden School, including the
supervision and training of clinical staff, the facilitation of treatment team
meetings, and oversight of the development and implementation of
treatment plans. The Clinical Director works closely with the Walden
School Director, managing the referral and admissions process and
assuring that educational and residential services are designed to meet the
child’s therapeutic treatment needs. The Clinical Director serves as a
member of the Senior Leadership Team.
REQUIREMENTS:
• Advanced degree in mental health field with appropriate licensure and/or
certification.
• At least 3-5 years clinical experience, including significant work with
children and families.
• A second language fluency in ASL, Written English competency, Strong
interpersonal skills.
SUPERVISOR: Director of Walden School
FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
LEADERSHIP/ADMINISTRATIVE
Ensure the delivery of effective and comprehensive clinical services, including assessments,
individual, family and group therapy, and milieu treatment.
Work closely with the Walden School Director and other senior leaders on program oversight
and development.
Manage the referral and admissions process.
Lead weekly treatment plan meetings.
Develop and review policies and procedures relevant to Walden School clinical services
in conjunction with the Walden School Director, serve as a liaison with state agencies and
community service providers serving Walden School students and families.
3/2015
CLINICAL/SUPERVISORY
Recruit, train and evaluate clinical staff and clinical interns.
Provide individual clinical and administrative supervision for all members of the clinical
department.
Lead case reviews.
Ensure effective development and implementation of treatment plans.
Provide and/or coordinate clinical training for all Walden School staff.
Work closely with the Education Director and Residential Director to ensure the school and
residential milieu are meeting clinical needs.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be physically able to perform all duties of the job including restraining assaultive students
when necessary.
Your employment with The Learning Center for the Deaf is a voluntary one and is subject to termination by you or The Learning Center for the Deaf at will, with or without cause, and with or
without notice, at any time. Nothing in these policies shall be interpreted to be in conflict with or to eliminate or modify in any way the employment-at-will status of The Learning Center for the
Deaf employees.
This policy of employment-at-will may not be modified by any officer or employee and shall not be modified in any publication or document. The only exception to this policy is a written
employment agreement approved at the discretion of the President or the Board of Directors, whichever is applicable.
These personnel policies are not intended to be a contract of employment or a legal document.
The Learning Center for the Deaf is an Equal Opportunity Employer.