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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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Clinician - School Based - Sanford Schools Carl J. Lamb Elementary

Job Code:9793 Location:Sanford 04073 Department:Therapy School Based FT/PT Status:Full Time Summary: Serve families, children and adults by providing appropriate clinical services.

Reimbursement for clinical licensure, exams and renewals!

School-based Clinicians 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.

As a School-based Clinician, you will work full time providing comprehensive assessments, diagnosis, treatment planning, and psychotherapy to students and their families within the XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX community. You will also act as a liaison between program and family, participate in program development, and maintain clinical records.


Monday - Friday school hours with occasional after school and evening hours required



Sweetser offers competitive compensation, career advancement and excellent benefits!

Clinicians are provided excellent training opportunities, laptops, cell phones and mileage reimbursement.


* Master's degree in either Social Work, Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy with a concentration in clinical practice from an accredited graduate school. Independent licensure preferred.


* Appropriate licensing certificate (LCSW, LMSW, LCPC, LMSWcc or LCPCcc)
* Valid Driver's License.


* Demonstrated competence in discipline
* Persons with lived experience in the Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse system are encouraged to apply.

About Sweetser

(PORTLAND) Sweetser President & CEO, Carl Pendleton, and PROTEA Behavioral Health Services CEO, Alex Tessmann, announced today that Sweetser and PROTEA have developed a unique strategic partnership to provide and expand access to outpatient therapy and psychiatry services in Portland and Saco, and across the state of Maine. In addition to providing outpatient therapy and psychiatry services from PROTEA's existing clinical facility on Forest Avenue, through the new partnership, PROTEA will also provide these services at Sweetser's Portland and Saco offices. "Our organizations have a mutual goal of increasing access to high quality, cost effective services for our clients, said Sweetser President & CEO, Carl Pendleton. "This unique partnership provides our clients with uninterrupted treatment and access to an even larger network of experts and specialized care." With a history dating back to 1828, Sweetser is Maine's most comprehensive behavioral and mental health care organization dedicated to serving children, adults and families. Working in over 70 communities and schools, Sweetser offers services that address emotional disturbances, mental illness, behavioral disorders and learning disabilities through an array of educational programs, preventive services, community-support services and residential homes. Established in 2001, PROTEA Behavioral Health Services is a licensed mental health agency providing mental health and substance abuse services throughout Maine. PROTEA currently has clinical offices in Bangor, Machias, Calais, Waterville, Wilton, Hallowell and Portland, and will soon be opening additional offices in Lewiston, Presque Isle, Houlton and Belfast.