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School-Based Therapist – Spanish Required

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

 

Exciting new opportunity to work with local Public Schools to provide clinical and coordination services to vulnerable 8-13 year old students and their families within a school based setting. In this role, you would 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 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.

Primary Duties: 

  • Outreach and engage students and their families referred by school administration to participate in therapeutic and clinical services embedded within Chelsea Public schools.
  • Complete a written comprehensive psychosocial behavioral health assessment for students identify on caseload
  • 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.
  • Establish weekly individual and group contact with each student on case load.
  • 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.
  • Design and implement a 1x a year Family Outreach event educating parents of clinical resources within their community.
  • Participate in monthly collaboration meetings with Chelsea Public School to review progress and barriers of student’s clinical treatment
  • Assist Chelsea Public School in supporting students as they strive to meet their educational goals and maintain appropriate communication with respect to confidentiality.
  • Provides education, advocacy, and support on child and parenting issues and information to student’s families.
  • Provide crisis prevention/intervention in “real time” in conjunction with the Chelsea Public School support system.
  • Provide consultation to partnering agency staff (Chelsea schools guidance and adjustment counselors).
  • Provides on-call (beeper) coverage as required.

 Requirements:

Education: Master’s degree in a relevant field. Licensing preferred. Training and certification in CANS within 1 month of hire and training and certification of ACRA/ACC within 6 months of hire. (training provided)

Experience: Off-site travel is necessary. Must have a valid Massachusetts Driver’s License.

Skills: A natural desire and ability to engage and work with a vulnerable adolescent population. Spanish Fluency is required.

 

To apply for this job email your details to gethired@northsuffolk.org

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