Licensed Clinician- Day Treatment - Shelby, NC

Alexander Youth Network is looking for a licensed professional for an opportunity as a Licensed Clinician to serve in our Shelby Day Treatment. This position will provide therapy services to children at  and Southmont Day Treatment (K-8) and Liberty Day Treatment (K-5). Qualified applicants should have at least 2 years mental health experience and must have a current license in NC (fully or provisionally licensed LCSW, LPC, LMFT, or LPA).

Founded in 1888, Alexander Youth Network is the leading provider of children's mental and behavioral health in North Carolina and serves over 10,000 children and youth adults annually. Headquartered in Charlotte with service locations in the central, western, and Southern Piedmont regions of the state, Alexander combined a variety of treatment programs into a complete Service Array, to meet the need of our clients - wherever they are.

Our Services Include

  • Diagnostic Outpatient Services
  • Community-based Programs
  • Substance Use Treatment
  • Day Treatment
  • Residential Treatment

In addition to our mental health services, our programs under The Relatives (Mecklenburg) and Youth Focus (Guilford) serve youth and young adults in crisis through transitional living programs, crisis centers, a resource center in Charlotte, and a maternity home in Greensboro.

What you would do:

Provides psychiatric assistance to behaviorally or emotionally disturbed clients of agency's treatment programs, and to their families, collaborating with psychiatric and treatment review team in diagnosis and treatment planning; interprets clinical information to pertinent team members; demonstrates understanding of systems theory; cultural diversity, self-determination and self-awareness issues; applies knowledge of child growth and development; provides case management services to children on caseload, including but not limited to assessing, linking, and monitoring all services received; intervenes in the cycle of crisis and prevent unnecessary restraints or seclusions. Ensures the use of less restrictive interventions to minimize restraints and seclusions as appropriate; ensures crisis plans are created and followed; provides clinical supervision of staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities - Other duties may be assigned

  • Assesses the needs of clients within the program
  • Promote and adhere to Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT) principles
  • Provide clinical direction within the program implementing NMT principles
  • Complete all documentation, including progress notes, accurately and in a timely manner
  • Accurately maintain client Electronic Health Record
  • Complete all mandated training
  • Provide regular and consistent therapy


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

Credentials as provisionally licensed professional required. If provisionally licensed, must achieve full licensure within 30 months of hire. Familiarity in MS Office applications preferred.

Certifications, Licenses, and Registrations

Valid Driver's license in state of residency. Credentials provisionally licensed professional required.

What We Offer:

Alexander offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Medical with Employer-Sponsored HRA
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Employer-Paid Life, AD&D, STD, and LTD
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) at no cost
  • Discounts and Perks such as AAA, credit union membership, and more!

Alexander youth network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment and complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities