Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services

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
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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.

Master’s degree in a relevant field. MA License preferred. 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.  Must have valid MA driver’s license and vehicle, as this is a community-based program.

Schedule TBD – May include some nights and/or weekends
Hours 40
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Title Child Outpatient Clinician – Spanish speaking
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, East Boston
Location Chelsea, MA
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Reports to the Director of Child and Family Services through the Clinical Manager (Clinical Manager is direct supervisor).  Provides individual, family and group therapy to children/adolescents and their family, and associated services as indicated.

Master’s Degree in relevant mental health field. Relevant professional licensure (LICSW/LMHC).

Minimum of two (2) years experience in a Mental Health environment. Relevant child/adolescent and family experience.  CANS Certified. Bilingual (English/Spanish) ability highly preferred.

Schedule M-F TBD
Hours 40
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Title MassStart Intership – Fall 2017
Categories Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, Winthrop
Location Winthrop, MA
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Our MassStart Program is looking for 2 interns to join our team starting in the Fall of 2017, assignment is located in Winthrop, MA!

This program is looking for 1st Year MSW students interested in working children in an elementary/middle school setting.

“MassStart is a school based, community centered program that offers services and supports to youth between the ages of 8-13 and their families. The program aims to reduce substance use, delinquency and promote academic achievement through an incentive based, positive youth development model. MassStart is funded by the department of Public Health (DPH) Bureau of Substance Abuse Services and is located in the Winthrop Schools. The program offers daily support to youth and maintains constant communication with teachers. A primary focus of the model is to increase parent to school attachment so students will achieve academic success.”

Schedule TBD
Hours TBD
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Title Bilingual Family Partner (CSA)
Categories Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, Revere
Location Revere, Ma
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The Family Partner reports to the CSA Program Director through the Senior Family Partner/Team Leader.  This paraprofessional position provides a structured one-to-one, strength-based relationship to a parent/caregiver of a Seriously Emotionally Disturbed 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.

Duties:

  1. Engages the parent/caregiver in activities in the home and community.
  2. Assists the parent/caregiver in addressing one or more goals on the youth’s treatment plan for Outpatient or In-Home Therapy or Individual Care Plan.
  3. Coordinates Intensive Care Coordination Services with the Care Coordinator within the agency and Hub providers outside of the agency.
  4. Assists the parent/caregiver in meeting the youth’s needs by educating, supporting, coaching, modeling or guiding and fosters empowerment..
  5. Delivers services in the parent/caregiver’s home and community.
  6. Participates, attends and supports parent/caregiver and Care Coordinator’s for Individual Care Plan meetings.
  7. Maintain regular contact with the parent/caregiver (face-to-face and telephone).
  8. Provide family education, advocacy and support to youth and family.
  9. Monitoring, reviewing and updating the ICP to reflect the changing needs of the youth and family.
  10. Adhere to policies and procedures governing client rights and confidentiality.
  11. Complete appropriate documentation of service delivery in a timely manner.

 

Requirements:

  • 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.
  • Experience as a caregiver of a youth with special needs (preferably mental health needs).
  • Experience working with parent/caregivers and youth with Serious Emotional Disturbance.
  • Experience navigating any of the child and family serving systems.
  • Familiarity with child & youth serving programs
  • Bilingual in Spanish (Highly preferred)
Schedule Mon – Fri
Hours 40
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Title Intensive Care Coordinator – Bilingual
Categories Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, Revere
Location Revere, Ma
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Reports to the CSA Program Director through the Senior Care Coordinator/Team Leader. The Care Coordinator facilitates the development of a Care Planning Team (CPT) in order to comprehensively assess the need for educational, therapeutic, social, medical or other services.  In conjunction with the family, care providers, natural supports and case managers from child serving programs, develops an Individual Care Plan (ICP) and risk management/safety plan which supports the achievement of goals identified by the family.

 

Requirements:

Master’s Degree Required.

Bilingual in Spanish Required.

Must have Driver’s License and Automobile.

Minimum of two (2) years experience working with families with Serious and Emotionally Disturbed (SED) children and adolescents.

Familiarity with child & youth  serving programs.

Must have or be able to acquire Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) certification within three (3) months of employment

Schedule Mon – Fri
Hours 40
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Title CSP Manager
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services
Location Chelsea, Ma
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Job Summary:

Reports to the Director of Community Based Services.  Responsible for delivery of administrative and clinical services of a multidisciplinary team.  Monitors the care provided by the team. Coordinates resources   and acts as liaison to other agency programs.  Participates in the provision of direct care for the outpatient team(s) through assessment, engagement and ongoing therapy. Provides clinical and administrative supervision to professional and para-professional staff as necessary. Ensures positive working relationship with payers.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  1. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with North Suffolk’s policies and applicable laws including but not limited to the following:
  2. Interview, select and hire employees
  3. Direct, assign, schedule and transfer employees
  4. Planning and training of employees
  5. Discipline and discharge employees for just cause
  6. Adjust employee grievances, problems and/or complaints
  7. Evaluate and appraise employee performance
  8. Make recommendations on the retention, compensation, promotion, layoff and/or recall of employees.
  9. Develops and enhances program through identification and solicitation of appropriate contracts and maintain positive working relationships with all payers.
  10. Facilitates Team meetings and provides direct supervision to all direct care staff.
  11. Manages all staffing issues including hiring, corrective action, performance evaluations and termination.
  12. Responsible for ensuring all staff are trained in clinical and administrative procedures.
  13. Monitors staff caseloads and service provision to ensure quality of service delivery.
  14. Directly supervises the CSP outreach staff and the Chelsea Clinical Navigators.
  15. Establishes and maintains relationships with collateral agencies serving the client population.
  16. Participates in and ensures that the CSP program is covered clinically and accessible for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  17. Provides on-call after hours coverage for the Agency on a rotation basis with other managers.
  18. Assists in developing and managing budgets.
  19. Assists in developing and managing contracts.
  20. Assists in developing new contracts and marketing services to the community.
  21. Responsible for the clinical and administrative supervision of staff.
  22. Collaborates with NSMHA programs that may include, but are not  limited to: CBFS, Adult and Child Outpatient, NIMSA, CBHI, Emergency Services.  Performs assessment, engagement and other ongoing services as directed for outpatient programs.
  23. Manages Payer accounts, ensuring positive working relationships with all Payers

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

High School Diploma/GED equivalent required. Bachelor’s Degree highly preferred.  At least (2) two years experience with populations with severe and persistent mental illness in lieu of degree required. Experiences with housing authorities and housing subsidies. Must have a drivers license. Must be MAP certified, CPR/first aide certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire.    Must have a working knowledge of housing subsidies.

 

Schedule Mon – Fri
Hours 40
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Title In-Home Therapy Clinician
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, Revere
Location Revere, Chelsea
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The In-Home Therapy (IHT) Clinician provides medically necessary care in a structured, consistent, strength-based therapeutic relationship with a youth and his/her family. Interventions are designed to enhance and improve the family’s capacity to improve the youth’s functioning in the home and community and may prevent the need for the youth’s admission to an inpatient hospital, psychiatric residential treatment facility or other treatment setting. The In-home Therapy Clinician may provide services as part of a team, pairing with a paraprofessional.  The In-Home Therapy Clinician performs comprehensive, home-based, psychosocial behavioral health assessments, develops youth and family-centered treatment plans, reviews and develops risk management plans, and implements focused interventions and behavioral techniques in collaboration with the youth, parent, guardian, and designated caregivers.

Position requirements:

Master’s degree in a relevant field. MA License (LCSW, LICSW, LMHC) preferred. Experience in providing home and community based intervention services preferred. Certification in the Massachusetts version of the CANS.  Bilingual ability preferred, Spanish ability highly preferred.  Must have valid drivers license, reliable transportation, and be comfortable working in the community.

Hours 40
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Title ACRA/ACC Clinician/Care Coordinator
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Boston, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, East Boston, Revere, Substance Abuse Services
Location East Boston, Revere
Job Information

The ACRA/ACC Clinician and Care Coordinator works as part of the Teen TEAM program.  The Teen TEAM program provides substance abuse, community-based treatment to at-risk, underserved adolescents and young adults who have co-occurring substance abuse and mental health diagnosis. Treatment and interventions are in conjunction with the family, care providers, natural supports and case managers from child serving programs, and the ACRA/ACC Clinician is responsible for developing treatment plans and risk management/safety plans supporting the achievement of goals identified by the client and caregivers.  Interventions are designed to be intensive and immediate (after placement or incarceration) to improve the family’s ability to function as a unit both in the home and in the community. The Clinician/Care Coordinator will be trained in CANS, GAIN, and A-CRA/ACC evidence based practices and tools to be used to promote positive social activity, positive peer relationships, improved relationship with family, and improved recovery environment and abstinence from illicit drugs and alcohol.

Master’s degree required.  Experience with substance abuse, LGBT youth, and wrap-around care models preferred.  Must have valid drivers license and be comfortable working in the community. Bilingual Spanish preferred.

Hours 40
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Title Outreach Worker
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, Healthcare
Location Chelsea, MA
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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.

Requirements:

The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or a related field

Valid driver’s license.

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

 

Schedule Monday to Friday 9-5
Hours 40
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Title In Home Therapy – Therapeutic Mentor
Categories Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, Revere
Location Revere
Job Information

The Therapeutic Mentor is a paraprofessional that reports to the Director of Child & Family Services through the Program Manager. The Therapeutic Mentor 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).

Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in a human service field from an accredited university. One (1) year experience working with children/adolescents/transition age youth preferred. Ability to work in community and in-home settings. Must have a valid MA driver’s license and access to a consistently reliable transportation vehicle. Bilingual ability highly preferred. (Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese)

Schedule Mon-Fri, Schedule May Vary
Hours 40
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Title Therapeutic Training & Support Worker
Categories Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, Revere
Location Revere, MA
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Therapeutic Training and Support is a service provided by a qualified paraprofessional working under the supervision of a licensed clinician to support implementation of that clinician’s treatment plan to assist the youth and family in achieving the goals of the plan. This paraprofessional assists the clinician in implementing the therapeutic objectives of the treatment plan designed to address the youth’s mental health, behavioral and emotional needs. Functions of this position include, teaching the youth to understand, direct, interpret, manage, and develop self control of feelings as well as emotional responses to situations. This position also assists the family with addressing the youth’s emotional and mental health needs. Phone contact and consultation are provided as part of the intervention.

Position Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a human services field from an accredited university and one year experience working with children/adolescents/transition age youth;  Associate’s degree in a human services field from an accredited school and one year of experience working with the target population; or  High school diploma or GED and a minimum of two years of experience working with children/adolescents/transition age youth.  Ability to work in community and in-home settings.  Valid Massachusetts drivers license required.  Access to a consistently reliable vehicle required.

When applying for this position, please reference job number 2016-4

Hours 40
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