Chelsea

Title Clinical Manager – CBFS
Categories Administration, Chelsea, Mental Health Residential Services
Location Chelsea, Ma
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This position is responsible for the overall clinical services functioning of the CBFS Residential Services, and the quality of such services as assigned under the supervision of the Director of Residential Services and/ or Residential Service Coordinator. This position is responsible for providing direct clinical leadership, and clinical supervision and training to the Clinical Coordinators and management staff, and overseeing the same level of services for the direct service staff.

This position plays a major role in the ongoing overall training of the residential department’s Clinical Coordinator’s development and implementation of rehabilitative techniques, protocols/strategies and positive behavioral supports.  Responsible for guiding the use of best practice strategies such as motivational interviewing, recovery and ensuring a focus on person centered treatment and positive behavioral supports. This position supervises interns within the CBFS residential department.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s Degree with a minimum of six (6) years experience in the provision of behavioral/clinical/educational services, four (4) of which should be post-grauate
  • Knowledge of DMH
  • Knowledge of psychiatric rehabilitation philosophy and techniques required
  • Valid driver’s license and personal vehicle required

 

Schedule Mon – Fri
Hours 9:00am-5:00pm
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Title Behavioral Specialist – DS Residential
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Developmental Services, Healthcare, Revere, Winthrop
Location Chelsea, Boston, Revere, Winthrop, MA
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The Behavioral Specialist helps to support individuals and staff in the Developmental Services Department. This person will assist the Clinical Coordinator/ Clinical Manager with day to day person centered clinical services provided to individuals. This person will also be responsible for training staff around clinical matters and Positive Behavior Supports and Person Centered Planning. They will work in a team environment to help individuals increase adaptive skills and behaviors, while decreasing maladaptive behaviors. This person may also help create and complete documents for a variety of topics including assessments and behavior.   The Behavioral Specialist is expected to use Person Centered Planning and Positive Behavior Supports on a daily basis when working with staff and clients and understand the characteristics of a wide range of intellectual disabilities as well as disorders such as autism and acquired brain injury.  This positions trains direct support professionals in the areas of data collection, Positive Behavior Supports, Person Centered Planning, and more; as well as actively participates in the collection and review of Key Indicators of Quality Service data, assist in identifying trends, and participate in Performance Improvement Projects with the goals of developing solutions and problem solving.

Multiple Positions Open!

Job Requirements:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED, Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, education, or a related field strongly preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working with individuals who have Developmental Disabilities, and other disorders
  • Knowledge of ABA and Positive Behavior Support
  • Must have valid driver’s license and personal vehicle
  • Knowledge of ABA and Positive Behavior Supports
Schedule Mon-Fri
Hours 40 Hours or 32 Hours Available
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Title E.H.R. Application Support Specialist
Categories Administration, Chelsea
Location Chelsea, MA
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This position is responsible for the management of our Outpatient programs Electronic Health Record (E.H.R.) application, with a focus on expanding the role to our agency wide E.H.R system. This work includes managing day to day administrative tasks under E.H.R. such as giving access to new users; train new and current users in using the E.H.R. application, on demand generate reports from E.H.R. database, be hands on with any upgrades to the system. Assist in the process of evaluating software packages before the systems go “live”. This position reports to the Director of Applications and Data Management; and

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
BBA, BA or BS in Computer Science or similar field. At least two years experience. Strong skills in Microsoft Office Suite of applications. Familiarity with statistical analysis. Must have strong knowledge of any database reporting tool, ie. Crystal Reports, ReportSmith, SQL Reporting Services, MS Access, MS Excel and MS Word. This person must possess very strong organizational skills, keep excellent documentation and have attention to detail.

Schedule Monday – Friday
Hours 9am-5pm
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Title Community Support Program Manager
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services
Location Chelsea, MA
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Job Summary:  As the CSP Manager, you would be responsible for the delivery of administrative and clinical services of a multidisciplinary team and would monitor the care provided by the team. You would coordinate resources and act as liaison to other agency programs. The manager provides clinical and administrative supervision to staff as well as participating in the provision of direct care for the outpatient team(s) through assessment, engagement and ongoing therapy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities including hiring and training of employees
  • Responsible for the clinical and administrative supervision of staff.
  • Monitors staff caseloads and service provision to ensure quality of service delivery.
  • Directly supervises the outreach staff and the Chelsea Clinical Navigators.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with collateral agencies serving the client population.
  • Participates in and ensures that the CSP program is covered clinically and accessible for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Provides on-call after hours coverage for the Agency on a rotation basis with other managers.
  • Assists in developing and managing budgets and contracts. Manages Payer accounts, ensuring positive working relationships with all Payers
  • Assists in developing new contracts and marketing services to the community.
  • Develops and enhances program through identification and solicitation of appropriate contracts
  • Performs assessment, engagement and other ongoing services as directed for outpatient programs.

Position Requirements:

Education: Minimum LCSW, LICSW, LMHC or PhD in psychology. Licensed, third party reimbursable clinician status necessary

Experience: Three (3) to five (5) years clinical and administrative experience. Advanced clinical and supervisory experience required.

About Us:

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health has been on a mission to provide mental health services to individuals, and especially children, in relatively under-served surrounding communities. CSP (Community Support Program) provides intensive case management services to clients with psychiatric or substance abuse disorders who are considered to be at risk in the community. The services are geared toward clients who have a pattern of inpatient admissions or high utilization of ER . The services are designed to be highly flexible in supporting individuals who have difficulty accessing and sustaining involvement in needed services

Schedule Mon – Fri 9-5pm
Hours 40 Hours
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Title Recovery Support Specialist – American Sign Language Required ($1000 Sign-on Bonus)
Categories Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services
Location Chelsea, MA
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Must be fluent in American Sign Language

This career opportunity offered by one of New England’s most respected and progressive mental health services organizations provides the chance to work directly with Deaf/Hard of Hearing people diagnosed with severe and persist mental illness in a dynamic and community based setting.

The Recovery Support Specialist (RSS) is the point person on a multi-disciplinary team in the Community Based Flexible Supports (CBFS) Program. The RSS works very closely with clients to help them reach their goals. The person in this front-line position works closely with North Suffolk staff, other service providers, guardians, family members, community contacts, and Department of Mental Health staff.

The RSS is an outreach worker on a team that offers care coordination that may involve working with professionals from area hospitals, the Department of Mental Health, court clinics, substance abuse treatment programs and housing agencies. The CBFS Program uses a person-centered, strengths-based approach employing robust, evidence based practices to uncover motivation while working with the client to establish meaningful treatment plans and cultivate recovery. This position requires excellent communication, writing, and organizational skills and the ability to work independently in the community. Extensive training is provided and ongoing training is available and encouraged.

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s Degree highly preferred
  • At least two years’ experience with people diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness is required in lieu of degree
  • Must have a Driver’s license
  •   Must be MAP, CPR and First Aid certified within three months of hire.
Schedule TBD
Hours TBD
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Title Care Coordinator
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services
Location Chelsea, MA
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The Care Coordinator is an integral part of a team that supports families in coordinating care for their child. As the Care Coordinator, you would help develop an Individual Care Plan and risk management/safety plan which supports the achievement of goals identified by the family. The Care Coordinator facilitates the development of a Care Planning Team in order to comprehensively assess the need for educational, therapeutic, social, medical or other services for youth and families.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Gather information for the completion of comprehensive home-based assessments in the youth’s home or another location indicated by the family.
  • Provide education, advocacy and support to youth and family.
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of a youth and family centered Individual Care Plan.
  • Maintain regular contact (face-to-face and telephone) with the youth, family and other relevant persons in the youth’s life.
  • Assist families in navigating through any of the child/family-serving systems and advocate for family members who are involved with behavioral health systems.
  • Facilitate the identification and development of natural supports with family input and support.
  • Develops an Individual Care Plan and risk management/safety plan which supports the achievement of goals identified by the family in conjunction with the family, care providers, natural supports and case managers.

Required:

Education: Master’s degree in relevant mental health field required (including but not restricted to, counseling, family therapy, social work, psychology, etc.)

Skills: Must have or be able to acquire Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) certification within three (3) months of employment. Must have Driver’s License and Automobile.

Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of experience working with families with Serious and Emotionally Disturbed (SED) children and adolescents. Familiarity with child & youth serving programs.

About Us:

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health has been on a mission to provide mental health services to individuals, and especially children, in relatively under-served surrounding communities. Today, our staff of 900+ assists families, children and individuals in 4 clinics, 38 residences and 74 programs. The Community Service Agency offers intensive care coordination for youth, with serious emotional disturbance under the age of 21

Schedule Mon – Fri 9-5
Hours 40 Hours
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Title Family Partner – After School Program
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services
Location Chelsea, MA
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Do you have experience as the parent or caregiver of a child/youth with special needs (particularly mental health needs)? Start a career in human services sharing your experiences and providing support to other families. 

 The Family Partner has personal experience as the parent, caregiver, or guardian of a youth with a Serious Emotional Disturbance.  The Children’s After School Program is a therapeutic program for youth ages 6-13. The program provides milieu treatment including behavior management/modification and facilitation of therapeutic groups.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Supervise children during program activities
  • Intervene during a crisis using appropriate techniques including NAPPI restraint.
  • Complete daily documentation of children’s progress.
  • Perform duties as a Family Partner including maintaining contact with caregivers and conduct outreach to their families in their homes and communities as necessary.
  • Drive program van and accompany other staff during ride.
  • Implement behavior management/modification.
  • Participate in the facilitation of parent support groups, as needed.

Required:

Experience: Experience as a parent/caregiver of a youth with special needs (preferably mental health needs). Experience working with parent/caregivers and youth with Serious Emotional Disturbance.

Skills: Must have or be able to acquire Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) certification. Must have Driver’s License and reliable transportation.

Education: BA in a Human Services field and one year of experience or Associates degree in a human service field and one year of related experience or High School diploma or GED and a minimum of two years relevant experience.

 

About Us:

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health has been on a mission to provide mental health services to individuals, and especially children, in relatively under-served surrounding communities. Today, our staff of 900+ assists families, children and individuals in 4 clinics, 38 residences and 74 programs.

Schedule Mon – Fri 1:30-6:30pm
Hours Full or Part-time
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Title Residential Counselor
Categories Chelsea, Mental Health Residential Services
Location Chelsea, MA
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JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Residential Counselor for the Independence House program, you will provide direct support to consumers with psychiatric and persistent mental illness in a residential setting. In your role, you will work with consumers, their families, and their Recover Support Team to help improve their lives through building confidence, independence, and quality of life.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implement treatment goals and objectives (IAP)
  • Administer medication according to the Medication Administration Plan (MAP)
  • Schedule or assist consumers in scheduling routine and preventative medical appointments
  • Assist consumers with daily living activities, self-help skills, and socialization
  • Help strengthen consumer’s involvement in their community

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred; High school degree or GED required
  • One to two  years human services experience with similar population preferred
  • Must have valid Massachusetts driver’s license
  • Must be MAP certified, CPR/first aide certified within five continuous months of employment/date of hire (training provided)
Schedule Sun-Thurs 7am-3pm
Hours 40
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Title Employment Support Specialist (Vocational Counselor) – $1000 Sign-on Bonus
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services
Location Boston, MA
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This career opportunity, offered by one of New England’s most respected and progressive human services organizations, provides the opportunity to make a real and lasting difference, through vocational rehabilitation, in the lives of individuals diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness. The person selected for this role will be in a position to tip the balance in favor of ‘recovery’ through partnering with clients, staff, and community businesses to employ people in competitive jobs.

 

The Employment Support Specialist, although spear heading this important effort, is not alone, but instead has at his/her disposal the following tools and supports:

  1. A well-researched body of evidence-based theory and practice, Individual Placement and Support (IPS), that provides the foundation to achieve success;
  2. Participation in the ‘interdisciplinary team’ – the function of which is to collaborate around helping each person served to reach his/her goals.
  3. Regular individual and group supervision with a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor as well as extensive multi-faceted training opportunities to promote personal and professional growth and increase the effectiveness of interventions.

Requirements:

  • While a Bachelor’s Degree is highly preferred, at a minimum, a High School Diploma/GED equivalent is required.
  • At least (2) years of experience working with people with severe and persistent mental illness.
  • Knowledge of vocational rehabilitation.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Have MAP Certification through DPH and CPR/First Aid certification within three months of hire (all training provided).

Multiple Locations available!

Schedule TBD
Hours 40 Hours
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Title Outreach Worker
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services
Location Chelsea, MA
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The Outreach Worker provides intensive case management services to adults and children with mental health and substance abuse issues who are considered to be at risk in the community. Services may include coordination of treatment, outreach and advocacy, assistance with basic needs, skill building and facilitating linkage to other community based and natural support systems.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with client, providing contact and support.
  • Act as liaison between service providers, community and the client and provides comprehensive initial assessment of need areas for all clients referred.
  • Conducts risk assessment with each client and formulates a crisis plan.
  • Assists individuals in scheduling and attending medical appointments as well as accessing outpatient mental health treatment.
  • Assists individuals with official correspondence pertaining to insurance eligibility, social security and other entitlement programs
  • Help the client identify and access appropriate resources to support the client’s recovery.

Requirements:

Experience: Previous outreach experience with populations with mental illness and/or substance abuse required.

Skills: Must possess a valid driver’s license. Bilingual strongly encouraged to apply. Please note on resume.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or a related field

 

About Us:

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health has been on a mission to provide mental health services to individuals, and especially children, in relatively under-served surrounding communities. The Community Support Program provides intensive case management services to clients with psychiatric or substance abuse disorders who are considered to be at risk in the community.

 

Schedule Mon-Fri 9-5
Hours 40 hours
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Title Recovery Support Specialist ($1,000 Sign on Bonus) – Multiple locations
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services, East Boston
Location Boston, MA
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This career opportunity offered by one of New England’s most respected and progressive mental health services organizations provides the chance to work directly with people diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness in a dynamic and community based setting. The Recovery Support Specialist (RSS) is the point person on a multi-disciplinary team in the Community Based Flexible Supports (CBFS) Program. The RSS works very closely with clients to help them reach their goals.

The person in this front-line position works closely with North Suffolk staff, other service providers, guardians, family members, community contacts, and Department of Mental Health staff.  The RSS is an outreach worker on a team that offers care coordination that may involve working with professionals from area hospitals, the Department of Mental Health, court clinics, substance abuse treatment programs and housing agencies. The CBFS Program uses a person-centered, strengths-based approach employing robust, evidence based practices to uncover motivation while working with the client to establish meaningful treatment plans and cultivate recovery. This position requires excellent communication, writing, and organizational skills and the ability to work independently in the community. Extensive training is provided and ongoing training is available and encouraged.

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s Degree highly preferred
  • At least two years’ experience with people diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness
  • Must have a Driver’s license
  • Must be MAP, CPR and First Aid certified within three months of hire.

 

Multiple Locations available!

Schedule TBD
Hours 40 Hours
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Title Direct Support Professionals (I-IV)– Multiple Positions Available
Categories Chelsea, Developmental Services
Location Chelsea, MA
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As a Direct Support Professional, you will be part of a team that is responsible for providing high quality direct care to adults with developmental disabilities in a residential setting. As a Direct Support Professional , you will help to provide Individuals with a safe living environment, help to complete their daily tasks, and teach Individuals life skills to increase their independence. Positions available in Winthrop, Revere, Waltham, West Roxbury, Hyde Park and Saugus.  Please indicate preference for shifts.

Salary Range: $12.50-$16.00 depending on program placement

RESPONSIBILITIES

Use motivational techniques, effective interventions and various communication approaches to help Individuals learn in their own way

Administer medication according to the Medication Administration Procedures (MAP)

Transport/Accompany individuals to medical appointments. activities, and day programs using the agency vehicle

Carry out all interventions in an Individual’s Behavioral Protocol Plan as written and trained. Redirect and/or physically support Individuals who may be aggressive using proactive techniques while maintaining self-control

 

REQUIREMENTS

Education: Bachelor’s degree is any related field preferred. High School diploma or GED required.

Experience: Zero to two years related experience (depending on DSP level) providing child care/elder care/direct support to developmentally disabled persons or previous experience supporting individuals in a mental health/special education or other human services setting is required.

Skills: Must have valid Massachusetts Driver’s license. Must become MAP certified, CPR/First Aid certified within five months of hire (training provided).

 

Positions available in Winthrop, Revere, Waltham, West Roxbury, Hyde Park and Saugus.  Please indicate preference for shifts.

Town JOB TITLE SCHEDULE HRS
Chelsea DSP II Tues-Sat 1p-9p 40
Chelsea DSP II Wed 11-9am, Thurs 10-9am, Fri 9am, Sat 11-8am 40
Chelsea DSP III Sun-Mon 11-9am, Tues 10-8am 30
Hyde Park DSP IV Sat 3p-11p, Sun 9a-5p 16
Hyde Park DSP IV Sun 9a-11p, Mon 3p-11p, Tues 2p-11p, Wed 2-11p 40
Hyde Park DSP IV Sun 9a-11p, Mon 1p-11p, Fri 3p-11p, Sat 9a-9p 40
Hyde Park DSP IV Tues 4p-11p, Wed 2p-11p, Thurs-Fri 3p-11p, Sat 9a-5p 40
Hyde Park DSP IV Mon-Tues 3p-11p, Wed 2p-10p, Thurs 3p-11p, Sat 3p-11p 40
Hyde Park DSP IV Sun 9a-11p, Mon 3p-11p, Tues-Wed 2p-11p 40
Revere DSP I Sun 10-11pm, Mon-Wed 2-11pm 40
Revere DSP II Mon-Fri 8:30a-2:30p 30
Revere DSP II Sun 9-5p, Thur 1-11p, Sat 9-9p 30
Revere DSP II Sun, Mon 1p-9p, Tues-Thurs 3p-11p 40
Revere DSP II Mon-Fri 7am-3pm 40
Revere DSP II Tues 3p-9p, Wed 3p-9p, Thurs 3p-11p, Fri 3p-11p, Sat 9a-9p 40
Revere DSP II Wed 1p-11p, Thurs 3p-11p, Fri 3p-11p, Sat 9a-11p 40
Revere DSP II Sun 9a-9p, Mon 2p–11p, Tues 2p-11p, Wed 1p-11p 40
Revere DSP II Sun-Mon 1p-9p, Tues-Thurs 3p-11p 30
Revere DSP II Sun 9a-11p, Mon 3p-11p, Sat 4p-11p 27
Revere DSP II Tues 3p-11p, wed-thur 3p-9p, fri 3p-11p, sat 11p-11p 40
Revere DSP II Sun -Tues 3p-11p, Wed 1p-11p, Thurs 5p-11p 40
Revere DSP II Sun-Mon 9a-5p, Tues 2p-11p, Fri 2p-11p, Sat 9a-3p 40
Revere DSP II Mon-Fri 8:30a-2:30p 30
Revere DSP III Wed-Sun 9a-5p 40
Saugus DSP Sun 9a-11p, Mon-Tues 2p-11p, Wed 1p-9p 40
Waltham DSP III Sun 9a-11p, Wed 3p-11p, Thur 1p-11p, Fri 3p-11p 40
West Roxbury DSP III Mon-Fri 7a-3p 40
West Roxbury DSP III Sun 9a-11p, Mon 3p-11p, Fri 3p-9p, sat 9a-9p 40
West Roxbury DSP III Sun 10a-9p, Mon 3p-9p, Tues 3p-11p, Wed 1p-9p, Thur 2p-9p 38
West Roxbury DSP III Sun 9a-11p, Fri 3p-9p, Sat 9a-9p 30
Winthrop DSP III Sat-Sun 9a-5p 16
Winthrop DSP III Tues 3p-11p, Wend 1p-9p, Thur-Sat 3p-11p 40
Winthrop DSP III Sun-Thur 3p-11p 40
Winthrop DSP Wed 1p-11p, Thur-fri 2p-11p, Sat 9a-9p 40
Winthrop DSP III Sun 9a-11p, Mon 4p-11p, Tues 4p-11p, Sat 9a-9p 40
Winthrop DSP III Sun 9a-9p, Mon 3p-11p, Tues 3p-11p, Thur 5p-11p, Fri 5p-11p 40
Winthrop DSP III Sun 9a-11p, Mon-Tues 4p-11p, Sat 9a-9p 40
Winthrop DSP Sun 9a-9p, Mon 2p-11p, Tues 2p-11p 30
Winthrop DSP II Wed 10A-7P, Thur 2P-11P, Fri 3P-11P, Sat 9A-11P 40
Winthrop DSP III Thur-Fri 3P-11P 16
Winthrop DSP III Sun 9a-11p, Mon-Tues 3p-11p, Wed 1p-11p 40
Winthrop DSP II Sun 11p-7a, Wed 1p-11p, Thurs 3p-9p, Fri 3p-11p, Sat 11a-7p 40
Winthrop DSP II Sat 9a-5p, Sun 9a-5p 16
Winthrop DSP II Sun 9a-5p, Mon 3p-11p, Sat 3p-11p 24
Winthrop DSP II Sun 3p-11p, Mon 3p-11p, Tues 3p-11p, Wed 1p-9p, Thurs 3p-11p 40

 

Schedule multiple
Hours multiple
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Title Residential Relief Counselor
Categories Chelsea, Developmental Services, Mental Health Residential Services
Location Chelsea, MA
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JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Residential Relief Staff, you will provide direct care to consumers with psychiatric or persistent mental illness in a residential setting. In your role, you will work with consumers, their families, and their Recover Support Team to help improve their lives through building confidence, independence, and quality of life. Relief Staff have the ability to set your own schedule based on your preference and availability, along with the freedom to work in many settings and locations. You can work as many as 40 hours per week. Relief is an excellent, and flexible, entry-level opportunity for students, or those with varying schedules, seeking to start a career in the Human Services field.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Administer medication according to the Medication Administration Plan (MAP)
  • Schedule or assist consumers in scheduling routine and preventative medical appointments
  • Assist consumers with daily living activities, self-help skills, and socialization
  • Participate in housekeeping and maintenance of the house and vehicle.
  • Comply with mandatory staffing ratio of the program at all times.

 

REQUIRMENTS

  • High school degree or GED required; Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred
  • One to two  years human services experience with similar population preferred
  • Must have valid Massachusetts driver’s license
  • Must be MAP certified, CPR/first aide certified within five continuous months of employment/date of hire (training provided)

Locations are Charlestown, Chelsea, Boston, East Boston, Revere, Waltham

The Relief’s schedule is flexible but there are three available shifts:

Overnight – 11pm-7am
Day – 7am-3pm
Evening – 3pm-11pm

 

Schedule part time
Hours multiple
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Title Family Partner – Community Service Agency
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services
Location Chelsea, MA
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Do you have experience as the parent or caregiver of a child/youth with special needs (particularly mental health needs)? Start a career in human services sharing your experiences and providing support to other families.

The Family Partner provides a structured one-to-one, strength-based relationship to a parent/caregiver of a Seriously Emotionally Disturbed children or youth for the purpose of addressing the youth’s emotional and behavioral needs.  This is accomplished by enhancing parenting capacity and increasing access to natural community resources to enable the parent/caregiver to parent the youth successfully.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Engages the parent/caregiver in activities in the home and community.
  • Assists the parent/caregiver in addressing one or more goals on the youth’s treatment plan.
  • Assists the parent/caregiver in meeting the youth’s needs by educating, supporting, coaching, modeling or guiding and fosters empowerment.
  • Delivers services in the parent/caregiver’s home and community.
  • Participates, attends and supports parent/caregiver and Care Coordinator’s for Individual Care Plan meetings.
  • Provide family education, advocacy and support to youth and family.

Required:

Experience: Experience working with parent/caregivers and youth with Serious Emotional Disturbance. Experience navigating any of the child and family serving systems. Experience working with parent/caregivers and youth with Serious Emotional Disturbance preferred. TO BE CONSIDERED, PLEASE INCLUDE COVER LETTER EXPLAINING EXPERIENCE

Education: BA in a Human Services field and one year of experience or Associates degree in a human service field and one year of related experience or High School diploma or GED and a minimum of two years relevant experience.

Skills: Must have Driver’s License and reliable transportation.

 

Schedule TBD
Hours 40 Hours
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Title Entry-Level Healthcare Data Analyst
Categories Administration, Chelsea
Location Chelsea, MA
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Job Description

North Suffolk Mental Health Association is seeking an energetic, full-time, entry level Data Analyst with experience working with large and complex sets of healthcare data that must be detail oriented with strong analytical, communication, critical thinking and math skills. The Analyst will report to the Director of Compliance and Quality Management and will interact closely with internal and external managers/constituents to define projects and detailed analysis plans and reporting systems that will help guide business decisions.  The Analyst will support the current SQL database system and will conduct research on software applications that would support the Agency to be more efficient with data and outcomes collection and reporting.  The Analyst must possess very strong organizational skills, maintain excellent documentation, and have experience with interpreting and presenting data to senior and executive level managers.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements data collection process and reporting activities.
  • Receives, stores, merges and cleans data sets of varying size and complexity, preparing data for analyses.
  • Works closely with the Directors of Accounts Payable and Applications and Data Management with reporting and analyzing data from the electronic health record and health care claims databases.
  • Coordinates migration and import of data from stand-alone databases to the Client Central system.
  • Oversees maintenance and expansion of Agency databases.
  • Works with clinical staff, administrators and managers to support the implementation of outcomes tools and quality reporting measures as required by state and federal funders.
  • Provides detailed descriptions of analyses and findings for funding proposals, grants, compliance deliverables, and quality initiatives.
  • Facilitates, interprets and presents data to various levels of management.
  • Represents the Agency on external data-related workgroups or committees, as needed.
  • Actively seeks new knowledge of methods for data management and analysis to increase quality and compliance measures.
  • Assures integrity of data through system audits, staff training, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Public Health, Statistics, Computer Science or a similar discipline with a minimum of two years’ experience managing databases and conducting data analysis. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Access, Excel, SQL, Outlook, Crystal Reports, and PowerPoint.
  • Advanced skills in statistical analysis of healthcare data, performance measurement, business intelligence and evaluation.
  • Database management skills, specifically Microsoft Access, SQL server, or comparable environment.
  • Must be comfortable formulating and implementing statistical analysis plans of moderate complexity.
  • Ability to work independently and to set priorities while managing several projects simultaneously; strong attention to detail is essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Cooperates and maintains good rapport with all levels of staff, inter-program departments, vendors, and community leaders.

 

Schedule Mon-Fri
Hours 40
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Title Weekend Floater MH & DS
Categories Boston, Cambridge/Somerville, Charlestown, Chelsea, Developmental Services, East Boston, Mental Health Residential Services, Revere, Waltham, West Roxbury, Winthrop
Location Chelsea, MA – Multiple Locations
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Weekend Floaters are part-time (16 hours per week) positions, responsible for providing weekend coverage in a residential home setting; in either a Direct Support Professional or Awake Overnight capacity. During their assigned hours, floaters must be willing, and able, to work at any residential program at short notice. Floaters may be hired to work at either Mental Health or Developmental Disability residential programs. Access to reliable transportation is required, to ensure the floater’s ability to travel to different sites quickly and efficiently.

Residential direct support staff are members of a team, responsible for providing high quality direct care services to adults with mental illness. Each direct support staff member is responsible for ensuring that the human rights of all individuals served are met. Staff are responsible for treating all individuals with dignity and respect. Direct support staff are responsible for supporting individuals in the completion of their daily routines; and for ensuring persons served live a safe, healthy, enjoyable life in the community. Direct support staff are responsible for ensuring that individuals are provided with opportunities to learn and exercise, increasing independence as much as is practicable.

High school diploma or GED required. Three years related experience, providing child care/elder care/direct support to developmentally disabled persons, or previous experience supporting individuals in a mental health/special education or other human services setting is required. An equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered. Must be MAP certified, CPR/First Aid certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire.

Requirements:

High school degree or GED required. Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred. One (1) to two (2) years human services experience with similar population preferred. Must have Driver’s license. Must be MAP certified, CPR/1st aide within five (5) months of hire.

Salary:  $16/hour

Three Shifts Available:

Overnight – Sat-Sun 11pm-7am
Day – Sat-Sun 7am-3pm
Evening – Sat-Sun 3pm-11pm
Schedule Multiple
Hours Part Time
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Title HUD Full Charge Bookkeeper
Categories Administration, Chelsea
Location Chelsea, MA
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The HUD Full Charge Bookkeeper is responsible for the financial statement preparation of all HUD projects through balance sheet reconciliation.  The HUD Bookkeeper prepares and manages HUD Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the accurate reconciliation of designated balance sheet accounts for NSMHA.
  • Assist with the administrative and operations of NSMHA fleet of vehicles.
  • Responsible for monthly closing, preparation of HUD budgets, billing, and reconciliation of accounts.
  • Maintains client rent databases, security deposits and rent receivables.
  • Responsible for tenant rent collection and lease recertifications.
  • Responsible for the administrative monitoring of agency vehicles, vehicle insurance, and licensing and regulatory related vehicle business.

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Accounting (or similar field) and three (3) years experience; or seven (7) years experience in a related field in place of degree.
  • Proficiency in Excel and automated accounting systems.
  • Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS) or Property management experience preferred.
Hours 40 hours/week
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Title Bilingual Adolescent/Adult APRN
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Boston, Chelsea, East Boston, Revere
Location Boston, MA
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JOB SUMMARY:

This position reports to a North Suffolk psychiatrist for clinical supervision and to the CBFS director or designee for administrative supervision.  This member of the Medical Services Team (MST) is responsible for providing leadership and a broad range of clinical services including psychopharmacology, counseling, psycho-education and medical/clinical management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide nursing interventions for individuals identified as needing MST nursing services.
  • Prescribe medications and conduct regular assessments of therapeutic responses and side effects and educate clients regarding medications.
  • Provide administration of oral and intramuscular medication.
  • Participate in person centered comprehensive assessment (including onset, course and effect of illness, past treatment and responses, risk behaviors; physical health and dental health; use of drugs or alcohol; education and employment; social development and functioning; activities of daily living; and family structure and relationships.
  • Prepare documentation for persons-served in a timely manner and in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and Agency standards.
  • Collaborate with the MST Nurses regarding assessment of client physical health, making appropriate referrals to community physicians for further assessment and treatment, and coordinating medical treatments with psychiatric treatment.
  • Collaborate with the MST Nurse and staff in NSMHA community based programs to develop, revise, maintain, and supervise team psychopharmacologic and medical treatment and medication policies and procedures.
  • With other team members, provide support, education, and counseling to family members of clients to help them become knowledgeable about mental illness, collaborate in the treatment planning process, and assist in their family member’s progress.
  • Collaborate with all members of MST to provide crisis assessment and management.
  • Will be available on-call to MST staff, as needed, for management of psychiatric crises requiring immediate intervention.
  • Will participate in the assessment of need for guardianship and, when indicated, complete paperwork required for pursuing guardianships for people served.
  • Attend staff organizational meetings and treatment planning review meetings.
  • Train staff in the knowledge and skills basic to the treatment of severe and persistent mental illnesses.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Master’s Degree in Nursing is required. MA license is required. ANA Certification as a Clinical Nurse Specialist or Nurse Practitioner is required. Experience in mental health setting is required, community mental health preferred. Bilingual in Spanish/English strongly preferred.

Schedule Mon – Fri
Hours 40
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Title Child Outpatient Clinician – Spanish Bilingual
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, East Boston
Location Chelsea, MA
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Exciting opportunity to serve diverse communities of families and kids in a fast-paced, supportive and challenging urban environment.  As the Child Outpatient Clinician, you would provide individual, family and group therapy to children/adolescents and their families. Grow your career with great clinical supervision with experienced clinicians and exposure to a wide range of diagnoses, services, and treatment modalities.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Formulate independent psychosocial diagnosis and treatment plans.
  • Provide evaluation and treatment as needed to clients using individual, group and family modalities.
  • Complete all clinical documentation and prior approval forms required in a timely manner.
  • Perform diagnostic evaluations (intake) as requested.

Requirements:

Education: Master’s Degree in social work. Relevant professional licensure (LICSW/LCSW).

Experience: Minimum of two (2) years experience in a Mental Health environment with  child/adolescent and family experience.

Skills: Bilingual (English/Spanish) ability strongly encouraged to apply. CANS Certified.

 

Schedule M-F TBD
Hours 40
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Title Medical Director, Agency
Categories Administration, Chelsea, Healthcare
Location Chelsea, MA
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North Suffolk Mental Health Association is one of New England’s most respected and progressive mental health services organizations. The Medical Director is responsible for overall management of all medical matters for the Agency, providing leadership with respect to strategic planning, compliance and operations.

  • Works closely with North Suffolk Executive Team Leadership, the Department of Mental Health, and the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry.
  • Develops initiatives to ensure consumers receive medically and psychiatrically appropriate services.
  • Conducts evaluations, crisis intervention, and consultation as needed; maintains a small clinical caseload.
  • Assists with recruitment, hiring, evaluation and credentialing for medical staff.
  • Provides clinical and administrative supervision.
  • Participates in committees addressing community needs.
  • Develops new programming addressing quality and outcomes measures and improved health integration.

Requirements:

  • Desired applicants possess competence, credentials, and experience to make independent judgments about cases and systems and are able to develop systems, practices, and policies regarding healthcare needs.
  • On-call after hours required.
  • Minimum of five years of professional experience, with current and valid registration as a physician under the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine.
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry.
  • Prior demonstrated competency in management and administrative roles.
  • Addictions experience required.
  • Experience in community and public sector mental health required.
  • Buprenorphine waiver preferred.

NSMHA is an active teaching and research site, with possible appointment with the MGH Department of Psychiatry.

You may apply on line or you may mail or fax your cover letter and resume to Recruiter, 301 Broadway Chelsea MA 02150/fax 617-617-912-7971 www.northsuffolk.org

Schedule M-F
Hours 40 w/on-call after hours required
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Title Therapeutic Mentor – In-Home Therapy
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services
Location Chelsea, MA
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The Therapeutic Mentor is provides structured, one-to-one, strength-based support services to a youth for the purpose of addressing daily living, social, and communication needs in community and home-based settings. Therapeutic Mentoring interventions are designed to address one or more goals on a youth’s existing outpatient or in-home treatment plan or on an existing Individual Care Plan (ICP).

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supports, coaches and trains a youth in order to support linkages to community resources and services that will sustain the youth’s optimal functioning in the community.
  • Works closely with the family, and any behavioral health existing/referring provider(s) to implement the goals and objectives identified by the referring provider, when the youth is not enrolled in Intensive Care Coordination (ICC).
  • Participates as a member of the Care Planning Team (CPT) and clearly outlines the goals of the Therapeutic Mentoring Service in the Individual Care Plan (ICP), when the youth is enrolled in Intensive Care Coordination (ICC).
  • Assists the youth in communicating his/her needs to the treatment team when age-appropriate.
  • Must be able to work in the community and in-home settings.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience: At least one (1) year experience working with children/adolescents/transition age youth preferred. Ability to work in community and in-home settings

Education: Bachelor’s degree in a human service field from an accredited university preferred. Associate’s degree in a human services field from an accredited school, or High school diploma or GED and a minimum of two years of experience working with children/adolescents/transition age youth.

Skills: You must have valid Driver’s license and ability to work in community and in-home settings. You must be 21 years or older.

 

ABOUT US:

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health has been on a mission to provide mental health services to individuals, and especially children, in relatively under-served surrounding communities. In-Home Therapy is designed for families with children and youth under 21 who are experiencing difficulty due to a mental health condition in the home. A primary goal of the program is to support families in adopting strategies and interventions that enable them to work together positively to manage or avert a crisis so the family can remain together. Families enrolled in the program are assigned to a team who helps families identify goals and measurable objectives and discuss how to achieve them.

Schedule M-F
Hours 40 Hours
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Title Teen TEAM Clinician
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, East Boston, Substance Abuse Services
Location East Boston, MA
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The TEAM Clinician offers an opportunity to be trained and certified in an Evidence Based Practice while receiving supervision hours towards licensure. The TEAM Clinician provides substance abuse, community-based treatment to at-risk, underserved adolescents and young adults who have co-occurring substance abuse and mental health diagnosis.  The high need population of substance abusing youth and young adults is currently a funding priority Statewide and Nationally. This position provides an exclusive opportunity to deliver treatment for research to increase funding for these important interventions. Treatment is designed to be intensive and immediate (after placement or incarceration), and include family and loved ones to improve the individual’s ability to function in the home and in the community. The clinician works alongside a treatment team to promote positive social activity, positive peer relationships, improved relationship with family, while encouraging and supporting a sober environment and abstinence from illicit drugs and alcohol.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Must have valid MA driver’s license and vehicle, as this is a community-based program.
  • Bilingual in Spanish highly preferred.
  • The TEAM Clinician will be trained and certified in CANS, GAIN, and A-CRA/ACC.
  • Experience in providing home and community based intervention services preferred.
  • Clinical competencies in serving LGBT youth.

  About Us:

Teen Conexions is an intensive outpatient treatment program for adolescents ages 13 to 18 with substance abuse issues. Our program focuses on group therapy as a means for young people to explore an understanding of substance abuse. The environment encourages young people to identify risks associated with substance abuse, develop healthy coping skills, and use their peers to support one another in recovery.

Mobilizing Communities, Building Careers. To accomplish our vision of providing the highest quality of care to the individuals that we serve, North Suffolk has assembled a team of talented and driven Human Services professionals who dedicate themselves to improving the lives of those most in need. If you have the desire to make a difference in the lives of others and seek a forward thinking organization in which to develop your talents, then join our growing team of professionals! The North Suffolk offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package designed to meet the needs of our employees.

 

Schedule TBD – May include some nights and/or weekends
Hours 40
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Title Residential Assistant Program Coordinator – Mental Health
Categories Chelsea, East Boston, Mental Health Residential Services
Location Chelsea or Charlestown, MA
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JOB DESCRIPTION:

As the Residential Assistant Program Coordinator, you’ll be a member of the Recovery Support Team.  The Assistant Program Coordinator is responsible for assisting the programmatic and administrative aspects of a residential program under the supervision of the Program Coordinator and/or Residential Service Coordinator.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in recruiting, training and supervising staff
  • Help with staff scheduling
  • Assist in supervising the development of Quality Indicators through the ISP process and Program Goals
  • Participate in the assessment of referrals, admissions and discharges
  • Insure the program and person records are current, comprehensive and meet agency and funding source standards
  • Assists as liaison with families/guardians, DMH, and other outside service providers
  • Supervises and participates in the housekeeping and maintenance of the house and vehicle
  • Participates in the development of the program budget, and monitors the program expenses
  • Assist in supervising the management of person’s funds and possessions, within the guidelines of the ISP and agency
  • Monitor medications in accordance with MAP regulations
  • Develop linkages with a wide range of community resources specific to meet the needs and goals of persons with psychiatric disabilities

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience: At least 1 year experience in human services and supervisory experience required

Education: High School Diploma or GED required.  Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred

Skills: You must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. You must also have valid Driver’s license, be MAP certified, CPR/First Aid certified within five months of hire (training provided).

 

 

 

Schedule Sun – Thurs 12p – 8a
Hours 40
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Title Substance Abuse Specialist ($1000 Sign-on Bonus)
Categories Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services, Substance Abuse Services
Location Chelsea, MA
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This rare career opportunity offered from one of New England’s most respected and progressive mental health services organizations provides the opportunity to work directly with dually diagnosed individuals in a dynamic, community based setting. The Substance Abuse Specialist (SAS) is supervised by experienced and licensed professionals, and is part of a multi-disciplinary team working with clients struggling with severe mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse with the goal of helping them to realize their goals and move forward in Recovery.  The SAS  provides case management and care coordination involving  collaterals from area hospitals, the Department of Mental Health, court clinics, substance abuse treatment programs, (short term and long term addictions treatment programs), housing agencies, and other North Suffolk programs which will take the SAS into court room settings, psychiatric hospital settings, occasionally prison/jail settings, and other community based settings on an “as needed” basis.  The SAS uses a person-centered, strengths-based approach employing robust, evidence-based practices to uncover motivation while working with the client to cultivate positive growth.  Meeting individually with clients and employing techniques such as motivational interviewing, the SAS works collaboratively with the client to assess needs and hopes while designing and implementing a highly personalized treatment plan to realize change.  This position requires excellent verbal communication, writing, and organization skills and the ability to work independently in the community. Extensive training is provided and ongoing training is available and encouraged. This is a specialized position and the SAS, in addition to regular duties, will provide consultation and training to other team members, clients and agency personnel.

Job Requirements:

  • While a Bachelor’s Degree is highly preferred, at a minimum, a High School Diploma/GED equivalent is required
  • Must have at least (2) years experience working with people with severe and persistent mental illness
  • Must also have at least two years experience with substance abuse recovery/treatment
  • Must Valid  driver’s license
  • Must have MAP Certification through DPH, CPR/1st Aide within three months of hire (all training/certification provided).
Schedule M-F TBD
Hours 40
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Title LICSW, LCSW Mental Health Clinician
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Boston, Chelsea
Location Boston, MA
Job Information

The clinician provides a broad range of clinical services for mental health clients including formulating independent psychosocial diagnosis and treatment plans. As a clinician, you would provide evaluation and treatment outreach as needed to clients using individual, group and family modalities. We have multiple clinician opportunities in programs including emergency services, in-home therapy, adult outpatient, and addictions. Grow your career with one of New England’s most respected and progressive human services organizations and join a dedicated interdisciplinary treatment team.

REQUIRED:

Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) required. LICSW or LCSW required. LICSW preferred. Bilingual ability (Spanish or ASL) highly preferred.

ABOUT US:

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health has been on a mission to provide mental health services to individuals, and especially children, in relatively under-served surrounding communities. Today, our staff of 900+ assists families, children and individuals in 4 clinics, 38 residences and 74 programs.  Today, our staff of 900+ assists families, children and individuals in 4 clinics, 38 residences and 74 programs. North Suffolk Mental Health touches the lives of more than 10,000 people a year. North Suffolk’s counseling centers provide individual, group and family therapy as well as psychiatric and medication services. We serve adults with emotional difficulties, family problems, psychiatric illness, struggles with addiction and other challenges to daily living.

Schedule TBD
Hours 40 Hours
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