We are seeking full time Clinical Coordinators for our Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) program. As the Clinical Coordinator, you will lead a team and provide care management for the person engaged in services. The Clinical Coordinator will use interventions to provide person-centered assessments, service planning, and coordination of care.

We are currently offering a $5,000 sign on bonus for this position.

The ACCS Program uses clinical and evidence based practices to uncover motivation while working with people to establish meaningful treatment plans and cultivate recovery. Each individual in the program is assigned a primary clinician and works with an integrated team composed of licensed clinicians, peer/recovery specialists and others to meet their individual needs.  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.

The Clinical Coordinator provides community-based support to people with psychiatric and substance abuse disorders living in a residential home or an individual living arrangement. The Clinical Coordinator will meet with clients frequently and assure all clinical needs are assessed and coordinated across the system.

Expectations of the role:

  • Provides team leadership, clinical supervision and guidance to direct care staff.
  • Collaborating with outpatient clinic providers and BH CP.
  • Identifying the skills a client needs to live independently (cooking, paying bills, cleaning).
  • Setting life goals in school, work, health, and relationships.
  • Teaching strategies for symptom management.
  • Engaging with family to assist them in supporting the client as they develop those skills.
  • Organize and lead individual and group social activities that structure each persons time, increase social experiences, and provide opportunities to practice social skills.

What you’ll need:

  • Education/Licensure: LPHA designation that is recognized under Massachusetts law is required.
  • Experience: Previous experience in the provision of clinical or rehabilitative services to adults with chronic and persistent mental health issues and/or substance use disorders preferred.  Previous supervisory experience preferred, but not required.
  • Skills: Must have a valid driver’s license . Must be MAP certified and CPR/1st aide certified within the first three months of hire (training provided)

Competitive & Comprehensive Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off – Two weeks’ Vacation per year (three weeks after 2 years of service), 12 Sick Days per year, and 10 Paid Holidays per year
  • Health & Dental Insurance, with generous employer contribution
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Access to Credit Union Banking
  • Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite Specific)
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Discounted Movie Tickets
  • Comprehensive Training Program
  • Internal Advancement Opportunities

A career with a cause

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health Association, Inc. has provided community-based mental health services to individuals and families in East Boston, Boston, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop. To better serve our community, NSMHA has developed a comprehensive and integrated community-based system of engagement, treatment, rehabilitation and support programs to promote the recovery of adults living with serious mental illness, addictions and co-occurring disorders. Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) is a comprehensive clinically focused service anchored by a multi-disciplinary team that provides services through an integrated team led by clinical staff.  ACCS will provide clinical interventions and peer and family support to facilitate engagement, support functioning and maximize symptom stabilization and self-management of individuals diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness.

As an Addictions Specialist, you’ll lead the team in working with persons served to understand how substance use and potentially addictive behavior impacts the person’s health.  Your goal will be to help the team develop a plan to address the level of use and the impact of substance use and addictive behavior and the persons’ readiness for change.

The Adult Community Clinical Services Program (ACCS) assists more than 450 adults diagnosed with serious and persistent mental illness who have been referred by the Department of Mental Health. This is a clinical program based on the principles of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, person-centered planning, and the belief that recovery is possible. Persons served may live on their own, in group homes or in North Suffolk owned properties. Each person served works with an Integrated Team that includes licensed clinicians, psychiatrists, nurses, addiction specialists, peer specialists and community support specialists.

We are offering a $2,000 sign on bonus for this position.

Expectations of the Role:

  • Works collaboratively with Recovery Coaches to provide teaching and modeling to the teams on addressing substance use concerns.
  • Provides direct interventions and supports to persons.
  • Refers persons to community treatment and support programs.
  • Provides, as needed, individual, group, and family counseling and psychoeducational services regarding addictions.
  • Is trained in evidence based practices including SBIRT, Motivational Interviewing, Stages of Change model and Harm Reduction.
  • May provide functions of LPHA in the Integrated Team if person possesses LADC-1 licensure level.
  • Document each person’s progress in the confidential record according to established methods and procedures.
  • Carries out the assigned interventions and action steps of the treatment plan, to people on an individual, group, and family basis in the office and in community settings.
  • Teach behavioral symptom-management techniques to alleviate and manage symptoms not reduced by medication and to promote personal growth and development by assisting people to adapt to and cope with internal and external stresses.
  • Provide interventions to assigned persons in GLE settings

What You’ll Need:

  • Education: Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor (LADC1) is preferred. LACC-II, CADC and CADC-II may suffice depending on overall experience.
  • Experience: Previous experience in the provision of clinical or rehabilitative services to adults with substance use disorders and other addictive behaviors required.
  • Skills: A valid Driver’s license. Must be MAP certified and CPR/1st aide certified within the first five months of hire (training provided).

How You’ll Stand Out:

  • Previous experience in the provision of clinical or rehabilitative services to adults with psychiatric disorders preferred.
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred, but not required.

Employee Benefits:

  • Two Weeks’ Vacation per year (Three Weeks after 2 years of service), 12 Sick Days per year, and 10 Paid Holidays per year
  • Health & Dental Insurance, with generous employer contribution
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Access to Credit Union Banking
  • Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite Specific)
  • All Team Members have access to the following benefits:
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Discounted Movie Tickets
  • Comprehensive Training Program
  • Internal Advancement Opportunities

A career with a cause:

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health Association, Inc. has provided community-based mental health services to individuals and families in East Boston, Boston, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop. To better serve our community, NSMHA has developed a comprehensive and integrated community-based system of engagement, treatment, rehabilitation and support programs to promote the recovery of adults living with serious mental illness, addictions and co-occurring disorders.

 

NSMHA is looking for a Director to head our newly formed Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC).   The Director is responsible for the overall planning, development, implementation, and oversight of the North Suffolk Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC).  The Director works in close collaboration with members of leadership, both internal and external, to create and sustain a comprehensive continuum of integrated behavioral and physical health care services, grounded in community partnerships and evidence-based practices (EBPs).

What you’ll do:

  • Collaborate with the COO and other leadership to develop, implement and oversee all aspects of CCBHC services, in accordance with the requirements and terms of the grant award.
  • Ensure the timely delivery of comprehensive high-quality, collaborative, culturally competent, evidence-based, ethical and timely integrated care according to the CCBHC model and in compliance with award requirements.
  • Build and lead a CCBHC team that functions cohesively and effectively while ensuring communication among team members and with external entities, agency services and community partners.
  • Work in collaboration with the Information Technology (IT) and Quality Management Department (QM) teams, as well as clinical management, to oversee documentation and data collection for all required elements of service delivery. Collaborate in the preparation and submission of required reports, in accordance with all contract requirements and in support of submission of claims for payment.
  • Collaborate with the Chief of Operations and other leadership to develop any necessary new policies and procedures related to CCBHC implementation.
  • In conjunction with Quality Management, ensure that all CCBHC services are implemented and delivered in a high quality, person centered manner in adherence with program policies and procedures, and in fidelity to the model and terms of the award, through reports, record sampling, outcome measures and other means.

What you’ll need:

  • Education:  Master’s or Doctoral Level degree in a relevant field and independent licensure required.
  • Experience:  
    • Five to ten years of supervisory & senior management experience required.
    • Five years post graduate experience providing or overseeing community based behavioral health services required (preferably in a team home-based or wraparound model)
  • Skills:
    • Knowledge of contracts, budgets, and fiscal management/oversight required.
    • Knowledge of EBPs, peer recovery and/or recovery coaching disciplines highly preferred.

Competitive & Comprehensive Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off Two weeks’ Vacation per year (three weeks after 2 years of service), 12 Sick Days per year, and 10 Paid Holidays per year
  • Health & Dental Insurance, with generous employer contribution
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Medical/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Access to Credit Union Banking
  • Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite Specific)
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Discounted Movie Tickets
  • Comprehensive Training Program
  • Internal Advancement Opportunities

A career with a cause

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health Association, Inc. has provided community-based mental health services to individuals and families in East Boston, Boston, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop. To better serve our community, NSMHA has developed a comprehensive and integrated community-based system of engagement, treatment, rehabilitation and support programs to promote the recovery of adults living with serious mental illness, addictions and co-occurring disorders.

Are you passionate about youth and community development?  NSMHA is looking for a Clinician for our After School Program! The Children’s After School Program is a therapeutic program for children ages 6 to 12.  As a clinician in the After School Program, you work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide milieu treatment including behavior management/modification and facilitation of therapeutic groups and activities.

What you’ll do:

  • Perform biopsychosocial, multiaxial assessment and diagnosis of potential consumers; present findings of same to team.
  • Formulate and implement individualized consumer-centered treatment plans as part of the treatment team; monitor progress, reevaluate and revise on a monthly basis.
  • Plan and facilitate therapeutic groups
  • Provide behavioral crisis intervention &/or triage with program consumers during a crisis using appropriate techniques including NAPPI restraint.
  • Perform 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.
  • Provide liaison between team and collateral providers.
  • Facilitate family consultations &/or multi-family group(s) as per program need.
  • Complete all clinical documentation and prior approval forms required.
  • Oversees administration and documentation of clients’ prescription medications, assuring adherence to medical policies and procedures.
  • Drive pupil van and accompany other staff during ride.
  • Act as a resource to staff with regards to social work/family systems issues through provision of inservice training(s) &/or prn consultation.

What you’ll need:

  • Education:  Master’s degree in related field (social work/counseling) required
  • Experience:  Applicants must have at least one year of experience working with school age children. Milieu or recreational experience is preferred. Working knowledge of community resources is preferred.
  • Skills:  Valid Massachusetts drivers license required.   Valid 7D license or ability to become licensed required.  CPR/First Aid certification or ability to become certified within three (3) months of hire required.  Bilingual Spanish preferred.
  • Schedule:  Monday – Friday, 10am-6pm 40 hours per week

Employee Benefits:

  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Access to Credit Union Banking
  • Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite Specific)
  • All Team Members have access to the following benefits:
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Discounted Movie Tickets
  • Comprehensive Training Program
  • Internal Advancement Opportunities

Are you looking for a job where you can make a true difference in the lives of children and their families while growing your own skills and career? Join the NSMHA team as a clinician and grow your career and skills. The Child and Family In-Home Therapy Clinician provides intensive family therapy by working with a child and family to treat the child’s challenging behaviors, mental health needs, and to help the family with supporting and caring for the child. 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.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Identify and utilize community resources; develop and maintain natural supports for the youth and parent/caregiver(s).
  • Reviews and develops risk management plans, and implements focused interventions and behavioral techniques.
  • Completes a written comprehensive home-based, psychosocial behavioral health assessment in the youth’s home or community.
  • Monitoring progress and attainment of treatment plan goals and objectives.
  • Work with the entire 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.

Required:

Experience: Experience in providing home and community based intervention services preferred.

Education: Master’s degree in a relevant field required (Family Therapy, psychology, social work or similar mental health field preferred). LCSW, LICSW, LMHC preferred.

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

Competitive & Comprehensive Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off Two weeks’ Vacation per year (three weeks after 2 years of service), 12 Sick Days per year, and 10 Paid Holidays per year
  • Health & Dental Insurance, with generous employer contribution
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Medical/Dependent Care/Commuter Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite Specific)
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Discounted Movie Tickets
  • Comprehensive Training Program
  • Internal Advancement Opportunities/Opportunities to earn CEUs

Join our Early Childhood Intervention program and grow your career as a Physical Therapist! As the Physical Therapist, you would be responsible for the assessment and treatment of children between birth through three years of age who are in need of this specialized therapy.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical assessments, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of children using individual and group techniques.
  • Participate with/or supervises staff for assessments and interventions.
  • Administer and interpret client testing activities as needed.
  • Function fully as part of an inter-disciplinary team.
  • Attend staff meetings and case conferences.
  • Participate in service coordination activities.
  • Prepare written reports as needed. Maintain all required DPH, agency and program required documentation and ensure all client file placement.
  • Share knowledge and resources about medication involved pediatric therapy intervention.
  • Provide consultation, training, and in services to staff as needed.
  • Maintain all equipment used in therapy.

Requirements:

Education: A Master’s level Physical Therapy graduate. Licensed by the Commonwealth of Mass. Division of registration. Either be or to become Early Intervention certified with DPH.

Skills: Minimum of 2 years experience working with young children.

This position coordinates the case navigation, participation and transition within a behavioral health/addictions treatment services structured intensive outpatient substance use program.  The Care Coordinator educates and supports individuals diagnosed with substance use disorder and co-occurring disorders in their transition to living sustained recovery through the use of behavior modification and concrete support with accessing community resources.  The Care Coordinator is a community liaison with family, care providers, natural supports and recovery coaches.

What You’ll Do:

  • Coordinate referrals; communicate fully and effectively with referral sources.
  • Coordinate communication and timely information about participants’ program adherence to referral sources and collateral entities such as the courts, Department of Children and Families, etc.
  • Coordinate with collateral providers and community partners such as health care providers, outpatient behavioral health providers, recovery coaches, etc.
  • Track and monitor urine toxicology screens for all clients, alerting clinicians as appropriate to results, and maintaining any related databases.
  • Facilitate treatment groups with program participants under the supervision of the program manager.
  • Perform outreach and engagement activities with program participants, as needed.
  • Under the supervision of the manager, identify risk and behavioral crisis needs and bring to the attention of clinical staff as appropriate.
  • Meet individually with program participants as indicated to review treatment plans, address administrative or collateral communication needs, etc.
  • Maintain and update databases and spreadsheets to assist with tracking clinical information

 

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Counseling Psychology, Psychology, Expressive Therapies, or related field of study.
  • A minimum of 2 years post-degree experience within a multidisciplinary treatment setting.
  • Group facilitation skills
  • Experience with individuals with substance use disorders required; length of experience contingent upon educational credentials.

North Suffolk is seeking a Developmental Specialist/Service Coordinator for our Early Childhood Intervention Services. Harbor Area Child Care is a specialized therapeutic child care program serving toddler/preschoolers until age three years of age through a closed referral process with the Department of Children and Families. Join a passionate team devoted to supporting children and families. Coordinate and provide early intervention services and treatment to child and child/family clients using team approach, in home, program, or other community settings, which are identified as clients’ natural environments for individuals and groups.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide early intervention screening/intake, evaluation and assessment of service needs and provision of appropriate direct services.
  • Provide direct child developmental and family support and home teaching services and case management to clients in home, program, and community settings.
  • Coordinate and participate as team evaluator in child developmental assessments and monitor conduct of additional child/family assessments and service delivery.
  • Facilitate and participate in development of IFSP (Individualized Family Service Plan), and in the execution, review and evaluation of the plan.
  • Collaborate with client families in identifying their concerns, priorities and resources.
  • Coordinate full range of home-based and center/community-based services with early intervention team including contracted discrete therapy and FFS service providers.
  • Provide education, advocacy, and support on child and parenting issues and information of community resources to client families.
  • Refer for discrete/specialized child therapies and refer to other case management and counseling services when appropriate.
  • Coordinate intervention service with medical, state, and health providers with family consent.
  • Assist in developing a transition plan for child and family client.

Requirements:

Education: Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, Expressive Therapy, Mental Health, Social Work or similar field preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Early Intervention, Nursing, or Education with concentration or considerable experience in Infancy/Early Childhood and Special Education required.

Experience: Experience in Infancy/Early Childhood and Special Education required.

Skills: Either be or to become Early Intervention certified with DPH. Driver’s license and vehicle needed. Spanish bilingual preferred.

Competitive & Comprehensive Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off Two weeks’ Vacation per year (three weeks after 2 years of service), 12 Sick Days per year, and 10 Paid Holidays per year
  • Health & Dental Insurance, with generous employer contribution
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance, Employer Paid Long Term Disability after 2 years of service.
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Medical/Dependent Care/Commuter Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Access to Credit Union Banking
  • Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite Specific)
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Discounted Movie Tickets
  • Comprehensive Training Program
  • Internal Advancement Opportunities/Opportunities to earn CEUs

 

The Early Childhood Clinical Social Worker/Service Coordinator provides early intervention services and treatment to child and child/family clients using team approach, in home, program, or other community settings, which are identified as clients’ natural environments for individuals and groups. Early Intervention services are provided to infants and toddlers presenting with developmental delay or who have risk of delay due to environmental, medical and/or biological factors.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide early intervention screening/intake, evaluation and assessment of service needs and provision of appropriate direct services.
  • Provide direct child developmental and family support services and case management to clients in home, program, and community settings.
  • Function fully as part of interdisciplinary team.
  • Coordinate and participate as team evaluator in child developmental assessments and monitor conduct of additional child/family assessments and service delivery.
  • Facilitate and participate in development of IFSP (Individualized Family Service Plan), and in the execution, review and evaluation of the plan.
  • Collaborate with client families in identifying their concerns, priorities and resources.
  • Coordinate full range of home-based and center/community-based services with early intervention team.
  • Provide education, advocacy, and support on child and parenting issues and information of community resources to client families.
  • Refer for discrete/specialized child therapies and refer to other case management and counseling services when appropriate.
  • Coordinate intervention service with medical, state, and health providers with family consent.
  • Assist in developing a transition plan for child and family client.
  • Provide consultation and education to agency staff and community agencies.

Requirements:

Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) from an accredited school required. Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) licensed by the Board of Registry of the Commonwealth of Mass. required. Either be or to become Early Intervention certified with DPH.

Skills: Minimum of one (1) years experience with young children. Driver’s license and vehicle needed – Off-site travel required.

The Behavioral Health Community Partners Program is an exciting opportunity to have a meaningful role in pioneering state-wide efforts to improve health outcomes for MassHealth members.  This is a unique chance to grow your own clinical skills and career as you help a new program develop. As a manager, you would bring a balance of direct care with members as well as program evaluation, mentoring and training staff, and quality and risk management. Part of your role will include collaborating with neighboring health centers and forming lasting relationships with insurance companies/healthcare providers.  Join a dedicated, diverse team, which consists of BA level Care Coordinators, Nurses, and Social Workers. Our goal is to  take an “all in” team approach to caring for folks in our communities that could use extra support in managing medical and behavioral health issues, as well as problem solving social issues in order to help members access treatment and wellness options they may not have known existed.  We are looking for someone with great clinical judgment, sound management skills, experience working in the Greater Boston community, energy and enthusiasm for helping, creativity, and an engaging personality.  This is a management position requiring licensure in social work or mental health counseling as well as supervisory experience. Are you our next Team Leader?

What We Are Looking For:

  • Master level degree in social work, counseling psychology or a related field, with appropriate independent licensure (LICSW or LMHC).
  • Experience working with people with serious mental illness and substance use disorders.
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Embraces person-centered planning philosophy and motivational interviewing.
  • Valid driver’s license and a vehicle are required in order to attend required trainings, meetings and/or fulfill other responsibilities of this role.