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Nationally recognized and accredited, each year Sweetser connects 20,000 children, adults, and family members with the services they need and deserve in the treatment of mental illness. The organization’s roots in residential care for children date back to 1828.

Our caring and compassionate professionals provide services in mental health, recovery and education, creating promising futures for the children, adults and families we serve. Our professionals include psychiatrists, psychologists, advanced practice psychiatric nurses and licensed clinical social workers, supporting our statewide network of care:

*  Community-based services: Assertive Community Treatment, Behavioral Health Home, Community 
    Integration, Primary Care Integration, and School-based Services
*  Crisis Services: Crisis Stabilization Units, and Mobile Crisis Intervention
*  Outpatient Services: Affiliate Network, Individual, Family or Group Therapy, New England Eating Disorders, Psychiatric 
    Services, School-based Therapy, and Substance Use Disorder Therapy
*  Peer Services: Intentional Warm Line, and Peer Training Network
*  Residential and Educational Services: Day Treatment Services, FOCUS Through Adventure, and Specialized Schools

As part of our dynamic, growing organization, you can help make a difference in the lives of the children, adults, and families of Maine. A nationally recognized and accredited leader, we have the resources to help you excel: competitive salaries, a wide range of benefits and a motivated team of more than 700 employees. Find out how Sweetser can make all the difference in your career!

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Clinical Supervisor - School-Based Services - York
Job Code:9224
Department:Therapy School Based
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Meets organization’s clinical and administrative responsibilities by supervising and monitoring school-based and primary care integration staff to assure optimal client functioning and outcomes.
Monday through Friday, Holidays and Weekends off.

• Provide professional leadership to a multi-disciplinary team, collaborate and organize effectively, and understand and work with complex systems.
• Respond to clients, family and colleagues in a sensitive and respectful manner.
• Recognize signs of increasing clinical or situational risk and of escalating behavior and utilize de-escalation and safety implementation techniques effectively.
• Assess variables underlying stressful situations, discern methods to diffuse or contain them and quickly implement the most effective intervention.
• Apply current knowledge of the population’s needs, area resources and policy requirements to supervision and intervention while continually expanding clinical and resource knowledge base.
• Provide crisis evaluations and develop/implement short-term treatment plans that are creative and specific to client needs and promote health and growth with the goal of reintegration into the community.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, peers and the community.
• Manage multi-task situations and conflicting demands, cope with stressful situations, prioritize projects and responsibilities, and meet critical deadlines.

• Master’s degree in Social Work, counseling or closely related field with some concentration in family systems and family development required.

• LCSW (IL required).  
• Valid state driver’s license at time of hire.

• Two (2) years of post-graduate clinical experience with particular emphasis on family-centered work. One (1) year of which was working with children (and their families) who have severe emotional disturbance, and/or mental retardation, autism or PDD preferred.


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