Clinician - Transition House

"We value the many contributions of our staff, and we recognize that every person, every job, contributes to the well-being of the children, adults, and families we serve. I hope you will consider joining one of our many teams to make a difference in the lives of so many of our neighbors and community members."

-Bob Bick, Chief Executive Officer

Clinician- Transition House 

Provide clinical services and case management for youth served at the Transition House.  This includes initial assessment, development of treatment plans, timely documentation of services provided, clinical formulations and recommendations, provision of individual, group and/or family therapy and discharge planning.

The Transition House is a 4-bed residential treatment program in Essex, VT.  The goal of the work is to promote and support successful transitions for adolescent males, back into their communities.


  • Develop individual plans of care/treatment plans for each resident
  • Provide individual and group counseling
  • Coordinate and facilitate treatment team meetings
  • Offer clinical guidance to Interventionists
  • Provide family outreach, support and counseling


  • Master's Degree
  • Clinical License or on the Roster of Nonlicensed and Noncertified Psychotherapists
  • Driver's license with use of a personal vehicle
  • 2 years of experience working with youth & families
  • Experience with substance abuse treatment and juvenile justice preferred

Licensing Requirement Notice

Vermont regulation mandates that if you do not hold a valid license then you must be on the Roster of Nonlicensed & Noncertified Psychotherapists before you can be hired for work in this position. If you are not yet on the Roster, please begin the process immediately to avoid delay in hiring. Note this process may take 3-5 days for in-state applications and up to several weeks for out-of-state applications. Instructions can be found on the website for the Vermont Office of Professional Regulation.


  • This is a full time, benefit eligible position
  • This is a union position
  • This is an exempt position
  • This is a salaried position, $46,644.00 ($48,691.50 with clinical license)
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience


- Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of service); pro-rated for positions 16 hours or more
- Comprehensive BCBS Medical with 80% agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families (pro-rated for part time). This Point of Service Plan features no deductible.
- Two Dental options through Delta Dental
- Vision Insurance
- Employer 401(k) contributions 
- Employer Paid Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term insurance
- Medical & Childcare Flexible Spending Account
- Childcare Stipend
- Employee Assistance Program
- Employee referral program with financial payment
- Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
- Award-winning workplace wellness program including physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
- Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses: discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, auto/home insurance, and more!

Our Values: Clients are at the heart of our decision making. We are committed to individual and collective well-being and success. We are responsible stewards of the resources entrusted to us. We are steadfast in our practice and pursuit of excellence. 

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The agency's culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce.  Minorities, people of color, LGBTQIA and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.