Job Description

School Based Health Center Social Work/Mental Health Clinician


Family Centers Inc., School Based Health Centers (SBHC) Program is looking for a licensed mental health practitioner (LPC, LMFT or LCSW) with experience to staff a school-based outpatient clinic in lower Fairfield County, CT. This is a 10-month position and is based on the approved public-school calendar. SBHC mental health clinicians provide health education (both large and small group instruction), individual, family, and group counseling to students in a middle and high school and work as part of an interdisciplinary health care team with a nurse practitioner and health educator.


Qualified candidates will have successfully completed a master’s or post-master’s degree from an accredited counseling program (LPC, MFT or MSW) and ideally have experience in the field and already possess a current active license to practice as a masters level clinician in the State of Connecticut. Bilingual/bi-cultural candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

About Family Centers:

Family Centers is a private, nonprofit organization offering education, health and human services to children, adults, and families in Fairfield County. More than 250 professionals and over 500+ trained volunteers collaborate to provide our communities with a wide range of responsive and innovative services. Through our three Centers of Excellence, more than 23,000 children, adults, families, and communities receive the care, encouragement and resources needed to realize their potential


Salary commensurate with experience. A suite of benefits including paid time off, medical, dental, vision, tax-free spending accounts, disability, life, and AD&D insurance. Additional benefits include an employee assistance plan, pet insurance, critical accident and illness, tuition reimbursement, and retirement savings. The opportunity to work for an employer consistently rated one of the Top Workplaces in Western Connecticut by Hearst Connecticut Media and 4-star rating by Charity Navigator 10 times.

For fully licensed staff working in our FCHC and SBHC program: Eligibility for Student Loan Repayment Program through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program (LRP), which offers primary medical, dental, and mental and behavioral health care clinicians the opportunity to have up to $50,000 of their student loans repaid, while earning a competitive salary, in exchange for providing health care in urban, rural, or tribal communities with limited access to care.

Special Note:

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our community and beyond, it is Family Centers’ commitment to the safety of employees, contractors, volunteers, patients, clients, and student interns, by requiring proof of vaccinations for COVID-19 (or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file).


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Family Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive salary, training, and generous benefits package.


How to Apply

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