Clinician/Social Worker, Children and Families

WAIT House is a small business in Glens Falls, NY. Our goal is to provide stability to youth who present themselves as homeless. We accomplish this through the immediate provision of coordinated services; reunification of families where appropriate; the provision of supervised emergency and transitional housing; with the goal of personal responsibility and self-sufficiency.

Clinician/Social Worker, Children and Families

Reports to Executive Director


• Master’s Degree of Social Work
• NYS professional licensure: LCSW or equivalent
• Valid Driver’s license

Position Summary

Clinicians in this program will be working closely with children, families, and individuals with a multi-disciplinary team approach. Clinicians should have a genuine desire to act as an advocate to support clients, foster their capacity for growth and help clients develop coping mechanisms in order to improve their lives. They will be providing therapy, skill building, and psychoeducational support to individuals and families in crisis in order to help align their behaviors and goals.


• Specialized training working with Children and Families
• Ability to implement principles of person-centered planning, motivational interviewing, trauma-informed care, social determinants of health, cultural humility, restorative practice and other best practices.
• Taking a lead role in providing services to clients/families such as:
• Risk Assessment
• Substance Abuse Screen/Assessment
• Suicide Assessment
• Mental Health needs assessment
• Social Needs Screening – Health Leads
• Comprehensive Psychosocial Assessment to include diagnosis and needs to develop a treatment plan (IAP)
• Close collaboration with collateral providers involved in the lives of the youth and family.
• Opportunities to provide holistic care to the youth and family system via individual, group, and family counseling modalities.
• Provide therapeutic intervention on an ongoing basis with clients.
• Maintain a caseload of clients, complying with all state/federal regulations regarding documentation and billing.
• Collaboration and coordination of treatment with other service providers in community as well as the team at Wait House.

WAIT House understands and values our employees’ well-being and quality of life and offers flexibility and compassion with work life balance and a personalized benefit package.

Job Type: Full-time


• Health insurance
• Life insurance
• Paid time off


• 8-hour shift
• Day shift
• Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person