Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services

Title Children’s After School Program Manager
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. The After School Program is a therapeutic program for children ages 6 to 13.

Job Duties:

  • 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.
  • Conducts psychosocial assessments diagnostics formulates and treatment plans with   consumers.
  • Prepares & monitors budges, contracts, regulations & evaluations.
  • Provide outreach to consumers in homes and other community settings

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
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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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Exciting opportunity to serve diverse communities of families and kids in a fast-paced, supportive and challenging urban environment.  Great clinical supervision with experienced clinicians and exposure to a wide range of diagnoses, services, and treatment modalities. Provides individual, family and group therapy to children/adolescents and their families, and associated services as indicated.

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in social work.
  • Relevant professional licensure (LICSW/LCSW).
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in a Mental Health environment with  child/adolescent and family experience.
  • CANS Certified.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) ability required, native speakers highly preferred.

 

Schedule M-F TBD
Hours 40
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Title In Home Therapy Clinician
Categories Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, Revere
Location Revere, MA
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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.

Job Duties:

  • Identify and utilize community resources; develop and maintain natural supports for the youth and parent/caregiver(s) in order to promote sustainability of treatment gains.
  • Reviews and develops risk management plans, and implements focused interventions and behavioral techniques in collaboration with the youth, parent, guardian, and designated caregivers.
  • Completes a written comprehensive home-based, psychosocial behavioral health assessment in the youth’s home or other location of the family’s choosing.
  • Monitoring progress and attainment of treatment plan goals and objectives.
  • Work with the entire family, or subset of the family, to implement focused interventions and behavioral techniques to: enhance problem-solving, limit-setting, risk management/safety planning, communication, build skills to strengthen the family, advance therapeutic goals, or improve ineffective patterns of interaction.

 

Position requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field required (Family Therapy, psychology, social work or similar preferred).
  • 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.
Schedule Mon-Fri, Schedule May Vary
Hours 40
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Title Clinical Manager – Child Outpatient
Categories Administration, Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, East Boston
Location Chelsea/East Boston, MA
Job Information

North Suffolk has a common vision for improving the communities we serve. A career here is a commitment to opportunity, with a focus on a future of progress and change. Join our dedicated employees to help shape the future of the community for which we care so deeply!

The Clinical Manager for Child Outpatient (COP) is responsible for the overall management of clinical matters for COP. This role’s responsibilities include supervising and training clinical staff, investigating client grievances, interfacing with other providers, utilization review/management, and providing direct services to clients. As the Clinical Manager, you would be maintaining quality of care and participating in planning, redesign, and development of COP program as required to meet the needs of the community, NSMHA Board, or funding source requirements

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Master’s Degree in one of the following disciplines or closely related field: Clinical Psychology, Education – Counseling, Medicine, Psychology, Psychiatric Nursing, Rehabilitative Counseling, or Social Work. LICSW license required or 5 years post LMHC A minimum of 2 years providing clinical supervision experience. Bilingual applicants, particularly Spanish, are encouraged to apply.

Schedule Mon-Fri
Hours 40
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Title In Home Therapy – Therapeutic Mentor
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

The Therapeutic Mentor is a paraprofessional that 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). The Therapeutic Mentor supports, coaches and trains youth in order to support linkages to community resources and services that will sustain the youth’s optimal functioning in the community.

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 or TBD
Hours 40
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Title Director of Community Service Agency
Categories Administration, Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, Revere
Location Revere,/Chelsea
Job Information

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 Clinician – After School Program
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

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 Care Coordinator – Community Service Agency
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, Revere
Location Chelsea, MA
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The Care Coordinator is an integral part of a team that supports assists 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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Multiple Positions Available!

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in relevant mental health field required (including but not restricted to, counseling, family therapy, social work, psychology, etc.)
  • 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.
  • Bilingual/Bicultural/Culturally Competent in Spanish encouraged – please list on resume if bilingual.
  • Must have Driver’s License and Automobile.
Schedule Mon-Fri
Hours 40
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Title Therapeutic Training and Support Worker
Categories Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, Revere
Location Revere, MA
Job Information

Therapeutic Training and Support is a service provided by a qualified paraprofessional working under the supervision of a licensed clinician to support implementation of the clinician’s treatment plan to assist the youth and family in achieving the goals of the plan.

  • Assists the clinician in implementing the therapeutic objectives of the treatment plan designed to address the youth’s mental health, behavioral and emotional needs.
  • Provides coaching to the youth and family in support of decision-making in both crisis and non-crisis situations.
  • Works with the entire family to implement interventions and behavioral techniques to enhance problem-solving, limit-setting, risk management/safety planning, communication, build skills to strengthen the family, advance therapeutic goals, or improve ineffective patterns of interaction.
  • Teach the youth to understand, direct, interpret, manage, and develop self control of feelings as well as emotional responses to situations.
  • Assists the family with addressing the youth’s emotional and mental health needs.
  • Identify and utilize community resources; develop and maintain natural supports for the youth and parent/caregiver(s).
  • 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.
Hours 40
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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
Job Information

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 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 – Community Supports Program
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, Healthcare
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

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. As the outreach worker, you would:

  • 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:

  • 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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