Mending Young Hearts & Minds Since 1833
1400 Whitney Avenue Hamden CT, 06517

Program Director – Kid’s Cottage

The Program Director for Kid’s Cottage is responsible for the daily care and treatment for all of the children and youth in the Kid’s Cottage Program. The Director is responsible for overseeing the admission process and the coordination of services for each child in the program.


This is a full time position. The schedule is Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00 p.m. with one mandatory evening per week. On-call responsibilities for crisis management.


Strong leadership skills to ensure the program staff and residents alike remain regulated as program environment is ever changing given the intake flow of residents. Strong diagnostic, clinical and supervisory skills, as well as the ability to communicate effectively. The ability to implement and oversee a treatment team model. Good interpersonal skills.


Master’s degree in clinical field, CT licensure required.

Previous Experience and/or Training:

Three to four years of post-graduate clinical experience in child and adolescent field. Comprehensive knowledge about residential treatment and program development. Knowledge of programming related specifically to working with children who have been removed from their homes for the first time.

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