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 Clinician – After School Program
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services
Location Chelsea, MA
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The Clinician at NSMHA’s Children’s After School Program provides direct behavioral health services within a milieu treatment setting including behavior management/modification and facilitation of therapeutic groups. Additionally, this role advocates for children and families through case management support services.  The Children’s After School Program is a therapeutic program for children ages 6 to 13.  The Clinician performs biopsychosocial, multiaxial assessment and diagnosis of potential consumers; present findings of same to team.  Formulates and implement individualized consumer-centered treatment plans as part of the treatment team; monitor progress, reevaluate and revise on a monthly basis. Plans and facilitate therapeutic groups.  Provide behavioral crisis intervention &/or triage with program consumers during a crisis.  Performs face-to-face outreach visits (in coordination with a teammate) &/or telephonic outreach.  Participate in activities of service coordination, consultation, education and evaluation to successfully manage assigned consumer caseload within the team context.  Participate as member of multidisciplinary utilization review team for department as current credentials allow.  Provide marketing support in the community as identified by Program Manager and/or Department Director.

Position Requirements
Masters in Counseling, Social Work, or related field required.  Bilingual Spanish highly preferred.  A valid 7D license or ability to become licensed. Must be CPR and First Aid certified or able to become certified within 3 months of hire. Must be NAPPI certified or able to become certified within 3 months of hire. Applicants must have at least 1 year experience working with school age children. Milieu, group, and expressive or recreational therapy experience is preferred. Working knowledge of community resources is preferred.

 

Hours 40 hours/week
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Title Program Manager – After School Program
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services
Location Chelsea, MA
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The Program Manager of the NSMHA Children’s After School Program is responsible for the overall clinical and administrative aspects of the program consistent with applicable state, local and federal contracts, regulations and guidelines in collaboration with the Director of Child and Family Services.  The Children’s After School Program is a therapeutic program for children ages 6 to 13.  The Program Manager prepares & monitors budges, contracts, regulations & evaluations.  Develops and oversees all milieu activities.  Responsible for leadership, supervision and evaluation of program staff.  Provides milieu treatment to participants.  Conducts psychosocial assessments and manages risk issues.

Position Requirements
Masters degree required, LICSW or LMHC required.  Experience with children with significant behavior problems and serious emotional disturbances.  Previous experience in a therapeutic after-school setting, day treatment or residential setting preferred.  Must be child CPR certified or able to become certified within 3 months of hire.  Must be NAPPI trained within 3 months of hire.  Must hold valid Massachusetts drivers license.

 

Hours 40 hours/week
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Title Director of Community Service Agency
Categories Administration, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services
Location Revere, MA.
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Job Summary:

Reports to the Director of Child & Family Services. The CSA Director ensures that Intensive Care Coordinators and Family Partners facilitate care planning and coordination of services for eligible MassHealth children and youth and their families utilizing the Wraparound model.  This position is responsible for the overall clinical, training and administrative aspects of the program consistent with applicable state, local and federal contracts, regulations and guidelines in collaboration with the Director of Child and Family Services.

Position Requirements:

Master’s degree in a relevant field required. LICSW highly preferred and three (3) years of supervisory and/or management experience.  A minimum of 5 years post-graduate experience providing behavioral health services to youth and families.  Experience managing a home-based or Wraparound program is preferred.  CANS certification is required.

Schedule Mon-Fri
Hours 40
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Title Care Coordinator – Bilingual
Categories Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, Revere
Location Revere, MA
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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, the Care Coordinator develops an Individual Care Plan (ICP) and risk management/safety plan which supports the achievement of goals identified by the family.  Gather information for the  completion of comprehensive home-based assessments, inclusive of the Massachusetts Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) tool which occurs in the youth’s home or another location indicated by the family. Maintain regular contact (face-to-face and telephone) with the youth, family and other relevant persons in the youth’s life. Provide education, advocacy and support to youth and 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 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 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
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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
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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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