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The Academy at Trails Carolina
Lake Toxaway, NC

Clinical Director

The Academy at Trails Carolina, a therapeutic boarding school located in western North Carolina, is seeking a Clinical Director.

The Academy at Trails is comprised of dedicated educators, therapists and outdoor leadership experts who are committed to offering a well-rounded education through mastery-based classroom learning, integrated therapy, and adventure programming for adolescent boys ages 14-17. The Academy at Trails Carolina utilizes a team based treatment approach to fully empower our students and their families.

The Clinical Director supervises the clinical program - including therapy, milieu, recreation and psychiatric components of the program to ensure consistent and effective implementation of programming. The Clinical Director is responsible for coordinating and delivering therapeutic services for a caseload of adolescent males. This includes but is not limited to weekly individual, group and family therapy, as well as interdepartmental treatment development and coordination within the school.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide therapy to clients and families in the program
  • Review psycho educational testing to determine appropriate applicants for admissions
  • Facilitate school tours to parents and referral sources
  • Provide clinical supervision to therapists and staff in the cultivation of therapeutic relationships with clients, families, and referring professionals
  • Supervise clinical programing, phase work, and family therapy programing
  • Complete clinical chart reviews to assure clinical files are complete and updated
  • Oversee clinical and staff trainings.
  • Conduct weekly treatment team meetings

The applicant should have a strong clinical assessment, be familiar with evidence-based treatment for youth, possess solid therapeutic, communication, and rapport-building skills. Further, a successful applicant should be comfortable providing therapeutic services to adolescent males presenting with a variety of clinical, neurodevelopmental, substance abuse, and behavioral health challenges. A successful applicant will have strong leadership and team management skills. Participation in adventure-based programming is required.

The Academy at Trails Carolina utilizes a a team based treatment approach to fully empower our students and their families.

Educational Requirements:
Master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or relative field, or Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology from an accredited college or university.

North Carolina licensure as a LCSW, LMFT, LPC or Board Certified as a Clinical Psychologist.

We offer competitive pay and benefits and have an immediate opening.

Please send resumes to Adam Ray:

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