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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As a school-based therapist, you will work full-time as a fee-for-service clinician. This is a great opportunity to work within the community and provide individual, family and/or group therapy to children, adolescents and their families in the setting that is most comfortable for the unique needs of each family, which could include their child's school, their home or another community setting. There are currently Sweetser community-based therapists working in more than 100 public schools throughout Maine.
Eligible for Full Benefits! Sweetser provides reimbursement for clinical licensure, exams, and renewals.
SWEETSER FFS POSITIONS OFFER:
• Integrated approach to treatment.
• Paid quality individual and team supervision.
• Paid access to training and supervision on the use of evidenced-based practices.
• Opportunities for professional growth and advancement.
• Competitive compensation and benefit package.
• 403(b) retirement plan.
• Laptops, cell phones, and mileage reimbursement.
• As a school-based clinician, you will provide comprehensive assessments, diagnosis, treatment planning, and psychotherapy to students and their families within the RSU 18 community. You will also act as a liaison between the school and families, participate in program development, and maintain clinical records. Therapists will work normal school hours with occasional after-school and evening hours required. This position is located at China Primary School.
• Qualified candidates will possess a Master's degree in either Social Work with a concentration in clinical practice from an accredited graduate school or a Master's degree in Counseling or another related field. LCSW, LCPC, or LMFT preferred, conditional licensing considered. Must have a valid driver's license. The right candidate will have demonstrated experience within the field and must have strong computer skills, including experience using electronic client records, Outlook, Word, and Excel.
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