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Grant Manager – Spanish Required

  • Chelsea, MA
  • Driver's License Required
  • Full Time (40 Hours)
  • Chelsea, MA

Working in close collaboration with Chelsea Public Schools and the NSMHA Child Team Clinical Manager, the Grant Manager will provide clinical and coordination services to vulnerable 8-13 year old students and their families within a school based setting. As the Grant Manager, you will identify student’s needs through clinical assessment and provide appropriate evidence based treatment to address student’s needs. Interventions are designed to be intensive and immediate to improve the student’s ability to function as a unit both in the school and in the community. The Chelsea Clinician/Care Coordinator will be trained in CANS and A-CRA 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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Outreach and engage students and their families referred by school administration to participate in therapeutic and clinical services embedded within Chelsea Public schools.
    2. Complete a written comprehensive psychosocial behavioral health assessment for students identify on caseload
    3. Develops a treatment plan sensitive to the student and their family history in collaboration with the youth, parent, guardian, or designated caregiver(s), and Chelsea Public School with required consent and in consultation with other providers.
    4. Establish weekly individual and group contact with each student on case load.
    5. Maintain weekly phone and face-to-face coordination with student’s guidance/adjustment counselors or entities that may impact the youth’s treatment plan, subject to required consent.
    6. Design and implement a 1x a year Family Outreach event educating parents of clinical resources within their community.
    7. Participate in monthly collaboration meetings with Chelsea Public School to review progress and barriers of student’s clinical treatment
    8. Assist Chelsea Public School in supporting students as they strive to meet their educational goals and maintain appropriate communication with respect to confidentiality.
    9. Provides education, advocacy, and support on child and parenting issues and information to student’s families.
    10. Provide crisis prevention/intervention in “real time” in conjunction with the Chelsea Public School support system.
    11. Prepares and maintains documentation.
    12. Provides on-call (beeper) coverage as required.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    • Master’s degree in a relevant field. MA License preferred.
    • Bilingual in Spanish Required.
    • Must have a valid Massachusetts Driver’s License.
    • Experience in providing home and community based intervention services preferred.
    • Clinical competencies in serving immigrant population preferred.
    • A natural desire and ability to engage and work with a vulnerable adolescent population
    • Knowledge of developmental task associated with latency and adolescents age children. Awareness of the behavioral implications of trauma in adolescents and within family systems.

 

Tagged as: children, Clinical, Community-Based, families, Masters Degree, Social Work, youth

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