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April 2014

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Clinical Coordinator

Hiring Company: Housatonic Youth Service Bureau
Location: Falls Village, CT

Job Description

Function as the direct service delivery arm of the Housatonic Youth Service Bureau and works collaboratively to deliver clinical services, positive youth development, prevention programming to children up to age 21 and their families.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, other duties may be assigned:

  • Provide individual youth counseling, family and parent counseling
  • Provide case management for families and referral support to appropriate resources
  • Maintain updated case records on active cases
  • Coordinate with local service providers to co-facilitate ongoing adolescent support groups
  • Participate in weekly supervision with the Executive Director
  • Collaborate with area schools to identify students in need of support services
  • Facilitate, coordinate and evaluate all HYSB positive youth development programs
  • Provide weekly supervision, delegates responsibilities, and assigns individual cases and group work for interning Social Work students
  • Maintain compliance as social work intern field instructor, including orientations, trainings, evaluations, and process recordings


The qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Master's Degree in counseling and/or human service related area of study
  • Active professional licensure by the State of CT or license eligible (LMSW, LMFT, LPC)

Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to work with a flexible schedule
  • Strong initiative ability to work independently
  • Strong clinical skills in both individual counseling with children and teens, and family therapy

Contact Information

Resumes and cover letters may be emailed to

Salary Information: $40,000 - $50,000

Codman2 Partnership Director

Hiring Company: Codman Academy Charter Public School
Location: Dorchester, MA

Job Description

Codman² is a unique partnership between Codman Academy Charter Public School and Codman Square Health Center (CSHC), operating under the mission of developing a community that is well physically, economically, socially, intellectually, and behaviorally, by creating a holistic and cohesive network of quality health and education services and opportunities. Codman² is the first co-located Health and Education Partnership in the country, and is being looked to as a national and international model for what is possible when health and education are integrated to drive transformational change within a community.

The Codman² Partnership Director, with a matrixed reporting structure to the Codman Academy Executive Director and CSHC Chief Advancement Officer, will play an essential role in helping Codman² strengthen its partnership locally and disseminate its work and vision for Health and Education Partnerships nationally and internationally. The Director will be charged with driving partnership strategy development, progressing partnership integration, solidifying partnership operations, building key stakeholder relationships, and creating innovative new partnership programs and services. We are seeking a mature, innovative, thoughtful candidate with a passion for community transformation to act as an ambassador for the Codman² Partnership within Codman Academy, CSHC, the Dorchester community, and nationally.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Strategy and Business Planning
    • Facilitate leaders and staff of Codman Academy and CSHC in partnership strategy creation (and ongoing refresh process)
    • Manage partnership business planning ; translate partnership strategy and goals into projects and activities
    • Generate and implement ideas for developing an increasingly integrated holistic service delivery structure
    • Promulgate partnership vision and mission throughout both organizations and within the local, regional, national and international communities
  2. Process and Operations
    • Enhance organizational excellence by establishing operational benchmarks, timelines, and resources needed to achieve strategic goals, proactively recommending and driving improvements as necessary
    • Act as point of contact for partnership-related logistical or process issues
    • Strengthen internal operations and infrastructure, including development and maintenance of partnership-related processes, policies, and procedures
    • Establish system for more integrated clinical care for Academy students
    • Charter and facilitate Partnership Operations Committee
    • Participate in decision making process regarding optimizing build-out of shared health and education campus, systems and services
  3. Partnership Programming
    • Oversee and strengthen ongoing partnership programming, ensuring ongoing relevance of partnership program/services portfolio
    • Generate and facilitate development of new internal partnership programming and services to fulfill partnership strategy and goals
    • Work with other community partners (e.g. Huntington Stage, Healthworks, Dorchester Farmer's Market, etc.) to develop programming that furthers the Codman² strategy and connects Codman² with the larger Dorchester community
  4. Communications and Culture
    • Act as internal point of contact for all partnership-related inquiries
    • Cultivate and enhance relationships with key internal and external stakeholder groups
    • Develop and implement strategies for marketing Health Center to Academy families, and vice versa, and for promoting partnership within the Dorchester community
    • Devise strategies to cultivate relationships between leaders and staff of both organizations, and to more fully involve staff from both organizations in partnership-related activities (formal and informal)
    • Generate periodic internal partnership related communications to update the staff of both organizations regarding partnership-related strategy, priorities, structure, activities, etc.
    • Ensure each organization's events and activities are promoted to appropriate partnership stakeholders
  5. Metrics and Measurement
    • Oversee Codman² evaluation activities including data collection systems, longitudinal evaluation, and all activities relating to program evaluation and measurement
    • Communicate and prepare outcomes reporting and evaluation updates for Codman Academy and CSHC leaders
  6. Funding
    • Identify and pursue partnership-related grant funding opportunities
    • Further develop partnership payment/billing model
    • Develop and manage partnership budget/cost and revenue tracking system
  7. Partnership Promotion and Replication
    • Refine, update, and protect the Codman² "brand", vision, and mission
    • Identify, develop, and maintain contacts with strategic partners and program leaders at the national, state, and community level regarding the Codman² Partnership and Health and Education Partnership Framework
    • Represent Codman² at meetings with strategic partners as well as at conferences, industry events, and with the media
    • Facilitate Codman Academy and CSHC leadership in the development of a plan for offering partnership implementation support to other organizations
    • As necessary, consult to interested organizations regarding partnership implementation



  • Graduate degree (preferably in education, public health, policy, business, or social work) or equivalent experience
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience within a nonprofit, social enterprise, health care, or education setting, with programmatic and operational management expertise and demonstrated results
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Strategic planning experience
  • Experience influencing key stakeholders and working directly with organizational leadership
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong project management skills and attention to detail, with a focus on process efficiency and improvement
  • Mastery of PowerPoint skills
  • Strong Excel skills

Personal Characteristics:

  • Passion for the organization and the students, patients, families, and community that we serve
  • High energy, dynamic personality capable of conveying the mission of the organization in a compelling manner
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to navigate complex relationships and build consensus efficiently; develops relationships based on trust, confidence and respect
  • Creative, self-motivated, goal-oriented and independent thinker, with a track record of translating ideas into action
  • Comfort with regularly meeting the challenges of tight deadlines and juggling multiple projects
  • Team oriented and able to build consensus efficiently
  • Ability to work efficiently, intensely, and within an entrepreneurial environment

Contact Information

Meg Campbell

Salary Information: $70,000-$80,000

IFC Caseworker

Hiring Company: Cambridge Family & Children's Services
Location: Cambridge, MA

Job Description

PURPOSE: The Social Worker is a member of CFCS Intensive Foster Care Program team serving children and youth who are in the custody of the Department of Children and Families. The Intensive Foster Care Program:

•Provides foster care services for children, ensuring all children receive care and services as determined in individualized plans;
•Recruits, trains and supports families who serve as placement resources for children in DCF custody;
•Supports a team-based approach with social workers and foster families providing 24 hour a day, 7 day a week care and support to children;
•Provides clinical and case management services to support children and youth in achieving developmentally appropriate skills and goals;
•Provides clinical and case management services to establish permanent placements for children, including reunification with birth families, guardianship, kinship care, adoption or independent living;
•Supports children in making the transition to permanent placements
The Social Worker provides direct clinical and case management services to children in foster care placement, and provides support to foster families in coordination with the IFC Family Resource Worker.

•Manages a caseload of children and youth in the custody of the Department of Children and Families, including determining whether additional evaluations are needed, and making referrals as indicated;
•Provides support and guidance to foster parents and child/youth to ensure stable placement;
•Provides case management services including assessing need with child/youth and foster parents, making and monitoring referrals, and collaborating with other service providers;
•Collaborates with DCF staff in developing service plans, including:
oSupporting plan for permanency;
oSupporting child/youth's participation in this process;
oParticipating in DCF foster care review process;
oProviding crisis intervention as needed.

•As determined by DCF, assists children and youth in maintaining connections with parents, siblings, relatives and other important relationships;
•Assists children and youth in making transition to permanent placements;
•Maintains complete and accurate records.

This is a Temp to Perm position.


•Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, education or a related field;
•Professional licensure where applicable;
•Minimum of one-year's experience providing case management and/or counseling services to children, adolescents and families.

Contact Information

Michelle Drolsbaugh (

Salary Information: $35,000

Clinical Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Hiring Company: Project LAUNCH
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

Utilizing clinical licensed mental health counselor techniques and theory consults on, assesses, and intervenes with high-risk patients and their families regarding the impact/amelioration of emotional and social problems.


Requires Master's Degree from an accredited school for mental health counselor.
Knowledge and experience working with children from birth through age 8 and their families.
Requires level of knowledge of licensed mental health counselor processes and community resources and agencies in relation to health, illness, and disability, generally acquired through one to two years on-the-job training.
Requires a Massachusetts mental health counselor license or licensed independent clinical social work license or eligible status (i.e., has master's degree).
Requires advanced interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with various healthcare professionals, to develop and maintain effective therapeutic relationships with patients and families, and to supervise graduate students.
Requires the analytical abilities necessary to assess patient needs, develop associated treatment modalities, and provide effective counseling.
Additional qualifications

Assesses patient and family to ascertain cognitive,  emotional and social problems. Utilizes the department's psychosocial assessment tool as a guideline, and use the specific assessments required for Project LAUNCH.

Identifies those issues, which must be addressed for the patient's care, and formulates plan.

Identifies need to involve patient's family through the initial assessment process and attempts contact on same day, if indicated.

Consults to and collaborates with primary care pediatrics healthcare Team members to insure that patient's emotional and social needs are addressed.

Provides for psychotherapeutic treatment and/or psychosocial support to patient and family to reduce the impact of identified problems.

Utilizes Licensed mental health counselor technique and theory and evidence-based practices to assist patient and family in coping with illness or social problem to achieve improved functioning and emotional state.

Documents each patient encounter in the medical record and the LAUNCH program database.  Each recording shall include date, time, title and signature.  Complies with departmental, regulatory and professional requirements for documentation recording, and data collection.

Submits department statistics and other records and reports within required time frames.

Maintains competency in areas of responsibility to insure quality care.

May provide clinical supervision to students, as assigned by supervisor.

Attends scheduled staff meetings and in-service education program offerings, including Project LAUNCH mandatory trainings.

Assists management in the operation of a quality department by participating in department programs and complying with department policies and procedures, and by full participation in Project LAUNCH quality improvement activities.

Identifies weaknesses in operation and recommends improvements.

Contact Information

This job is listed as #1400852 on the BMC website,

ER Clinician

Hiring Company: Metrowest Medical Center
Location: Natick and Framingham

Job Description

The Crisis clinician is responsible for evaluating psychiatric patients in the MetroWest Hospital Emergency Rooms located at Leonard Morse Hospital and Framingham Union Hospital as well as handling incoming phone calls to our centralized intake. Under the direction of the Director of Evaluation and Referral Services, the clinician will coordinate with the local crisis teams. Must be able to work closely with multidisciplinary team in the Emergency Room, our Partial Hospital Program, and inpatient Psychiatric units. The clinician will be responsible for performing the evaluation and determining level of care based on the clinical presentation of the patient. The clinician will be responsible for facilitating a timely disposition of the patient to various treatment settings including obtaining prior authorizations from insurance companies for many levels of care, but particularly partial hospital and inpatient. Clinician will always have support of administrative back up when these clinical decisions are complex.


Minimum licensure LICSW required. Must have strong interpersonal skills and high quality customer service. Must be able to type quickly and with strong clinical support of level of care determination. Must be able to work independently and on a team. Working knowledge regarding Massachusetts Statutes and regulations regarding commitment required.

Contact Information

To apply, please visit and click on the Careers tab up top. Then choose the category "Non clinical and Administrative"

Salary Information: Generous - based on experience


Hiring Company: Lowell Community Health Center
Location: Lowell, MA

Job Description

Lowell Community Health Center seeking a Part-Time (32 hours/wk) LICSW, LMHC or Licensed Psychologist.

Provide outpatient behavioral health services to clients at LCHC's Metta Health Center which provides integrated and holistic medical and behavioral health treatment to Lowell's SE Asian and recent refugee populations, primarily Cambodian, Lao, Iraqi, Bhutanese and Burmese.


Experience with/interest in working with victims of political trauma/torture and refugee/immigrant clients including with non-English speaking patients through collaboration with interpreters. Ability to appreciate and work with cultural differences. Prior experience working with refugees and in a medical setting helpful, but not required. Good organizational skills and comfort working in a team-based, collaborative setting. Position eligible for Loan Repayment.

Contact Information

Apply Here:

Salary Information: Commensurate with experience.

CANS Clinical Coordinator

Hiring Company: Commonwealth Medicine's Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths Program
Location: Charlestown, MA / Worcester, MA

Job Description

CWM's Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) Program provides extensive resources for training large groups of professionals that work with children and adolescents. The CANS instrument, developed by John S. Lyons, is designed to enhance communication among those who plan care for children and adolescents.  CWM serves as the primary CANS training and technical assistance provider for the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS). Our team has trained more than 10,000 mental health providers in the use of CANS as a tool for information integration, communication and service planning. For example, we designed the training program and certification process for the Massachusetts Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) information integration tool — at the request of the state's Medicaid program (MassHealth).
Due to our continued growth, we are seeking a CANS Clinical Coordinator responsible for providing clinical and content expertise in implementing and evaluating CANS training and support. The CANS Coordinator will participate in: reviewing online training, certification, and support materials; informing updates to the training curriculum/website through expertise in behavioral health; conducting CQI of the training program; and contributing clinical knowledge to address topic areas such as incorporating CANS in a wraparound model of practice. The Clinical Coordinator will also be responsible for activities related to convening, staffing, and coordinating the CANS Advisory Council, which will be comprised of a cross-section of providers and stakeholders interested in developing CANS in daily practice.


  • Serve as a key clinical expert for the CANS Training Program
  • Provide clinical expertise to the provider community through training activities designed to transform the use of CANS in daily practice
  • Review on-line certification training program for the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) instrument.
  • Support all multimedia CANS sustaining activities including facilitating user groups, respond to help desk requests by providing clinical guidance to providers and responding to frequently asked questions, developing CANS updates, and coordinating and contributing to the CANS Newsletter.
  • Offer suggestions for and respond to training-and-support adaptations in the CANS curriculum to maximize use of CANS.
  • Maintain close connections with provider communities, e.g., outpatient- and inpatient mental-health providers; wraparound teams; human service agencies; managed care entities; and others.
  • Participate as a member of the CANS CQI team to ensure quality and effectiveness of training.
  • Develop and review ongoing support mechanisms and materials for all CANS users, including facilitation of periodic user groups and online support materials.
  • Travel to off-site and national locations when needed.
This part-time position can be based at 465 Medford Street, Charlestown, just north of Boston, or at the University's main campus in Worcester.  If based in Worcester, one day per week would be scheduled in Charlestown.



  • Master's Degree in social work (with current licensure in good standing to practice in MA), mental health, psychology, or related field
  • 5 years of applied/clinical experience
  • CANS certified
  • Experience in training, coaching, and developing clinical practitioners, particularly those in outpatient service, in the use of clinical assessment tools strongly preferred

Contact Information

Candidates should include a cover letter as a writing sample, to express interest in the position.  Should candidates have difficulty attaching cover letters, please forward as an email to

Family Advocate

Hiring Company: Smart From the Start
Location: Roxbury, MA

Job Description

This position will provide advocacy and training to families in Boston's diverse communities. The Family Advocate will work across sites and neighborhoods to:

•    Promote healthy parenting and knowledge of child development among our parent/caregiver population;
•    Provide on and off-site advocacy and support to "Smart" enrolled families;
•    Provide training to parents, and/or staff on individual advocacy issues;
•    Provide targeted advocacy for special populations (teen parents, grandparents, etc.);
•    Facilitate parenting support and education groups;
•    Teach/model advocacy skills for staff and parents/caregivers;
•    Engage and partner with other agencies to provide new avenues for collaboration in support of families;
•    Facilitate Smart's school transition to school program for new kindergarten families;
•    Work with staff to enhance workshop programs in sites to ensure that families are getting the education they need from other providers;
•    Participate in professional development and staff meetings and events;
•    Planning and participation in program-wide special events;
•    Record keeping and reporting;
•    Other duties as deemed appropriate by supervisor.
•    Participating in the ongoing development of the Smart from the Start initiative through staff meetings, trainings and engagement of the local community;
•    Becoming thoroughly knowledgeable about vital services in the community and assist families by providing referrals to community resources;
•    Developing and maintaining relationships with partner agencies;
•    Collecting and maintaining necessary information and documentation to support program evaluation in coordination with SMART staff and program evaluators;
•    Participating in site-specific and SMART staff meetings and trainings as necessary;
•    Other duties as deemed appropriate by supervisor.


Bachelor's or Associate Degree in Social Services, and a minimum of 5+ years professional work experience required. Significant work experience with culturally diverse families and ethnically and economically diverse communities; Ability to develop strong working relationships with others (individuals, families, co-workers, and community agencies); Knowledge of and familiarity with Boston neighborhoods, community organizations, and schools; Superb written and oral communication skills; Ability to lead others, work independently, and work as part of a team. Fluency in Spanish/Haitian Creole, preferred.

Contact Information

Dina Herrera

Salary Information: Starting salary is commensurate with experience.

MSW Position

Hiring Company: Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly (JCHE)
Location: Brighton, MA

Job Description

Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly (JCHE) is looking for an MSW for a 30-hour position (full-time is 35).  This would either be for an MSW with some experience working with older adults. or a new MSW who worked with older adults prior to the MSW program. This is not strictly a clinical position, but clinical skills are always used in the work. The tasks include developing a small group program, as well as overseeing community-wide projects.

Contact Information

Gaye Freed, Executive Director, Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly, Brighton Campus 617-912-8420 or

Child and Family Therapist

Hiring Company: ServiceNet
Location: Greenfield, MA

Job Description

Full time Child & Family Therapist:

ServiceNet's In Home Therapy & Pathways North Therapeutic After-school Program in Greenfield. Responsibilities include providing intensive therapeutic services for children and adolescents with mental health/ behavioral challenges and their families throughout Franklin County. Treatment is provided in families' homes, in an office and, as part of the Pathways North DMH program, a milieu/community-based setting. Hours will be split between the two programs.


Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy required, as is valid driver's license and reliable vehicle. Evening hours required.

Experience working with children and families required. In Home Therapy or equivalent. Experience is strongly preferred. Excellent training opportunities and LICSW supervision provided.

Contact Information

Send Resume & Cover Letter to:


Human Resources Department
296 Nonotuck Street
Florence, MA. 01062


Salary Information: $37,000-$39,000

CBFS - Rehabilitation Coordinator

Hiring Company: Vinfen Corporation
Location: Somerville / Cambridge, MA

Job Description

Vinfen is a leading nonprofit human services organization that "transforms lives" by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. Vinfen supports thousands of adolescents and adults with psychiatric, developmental, and behavioral disabilities at more than 300 sites in eastern Massachusetts and Connecticut.

We are looking for compassionate, caring, dynamic staff to provide outreach services to clients living with psychiatric conditions in Cambridge and Somerville. Working as part of a Collaborative Action for Recovery (CAR) team, the Rehab Coordinator will provide community-based rehabilitation, support and supervision services to adults living in the Cambridge and Somerville area with mental illness and receiving services under the Department of Mental Health's Community Based Flexible Supports (CBFS) model. Using rehabilitation values, principles and techniques the Rehab Coordinator will provide consultation to both clients and team members on completing functional and strengths-based assessments and implementing Individual Action Plans (IAP), rehabilitation goals and intervention strategies. The Rehabilitation Coordinator will also assist the CAR Team leader in maintaining documentation tracking systems to ensure adherence to state and federal documentation standards. < br />
This is a fast paced, community based position geared toward helping clients engage in the recovery process and become a part of their community. Using a motivational interviewing and strengths based rehabilitation approach, outreach workers engage with clients and help them evaluate their current life circumstances compared to their hopes, dreams and plans for the future.

We have a few positions currently available. Please see below for the schedule of each:

Schedule: Monday, Thursday and Friday from 8:00AM to 4:00PM; Tuesday and Wednesday from 12:00PM to 8:00PM. (Job ID #: 5071)

Schedule: Four days 8AM to 4PM, one date 12PM to 8PM, every sixth weekend rotation. (Job ID #: 5660)

Vinfen serves a diverse population in its residential and day programs. Applicants who have a multicultural background and/or are bilingual are encouraged to apply. We offer a generous benefits package including:

•A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution as well as an employee-funded 403(b) plan
•Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision plans
•Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance
•Generous Vacation, Holiday, Personal and Sick Time Benefits
•Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care)
•Educational Assistance and Remission Programs
•$500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!
•Other generous benefits and perks!

To learn more about Vinfen, and/or to apply to this or other Vinfen positions, please visit our website at and search for the corresponding Job ID. Recruiters, please no calls.


Two to three year's experience working with people with psychiatric disability, co-occurring disorders preferred. Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP) certification within 1st year of employment required.

A Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field required along with a LPHA licensure. Valid driver's license required. Must have access to an operational and insured vehicle and be willing to use it to transport clients. Preference given to bi-lingual/bi-cultural applicants and applicants with lived experience of psychiatric conditions.

Contact Information

Steve Jones

Salary Information: Competitive salary with generous benefits!

Research Mental Health Clinician

Hiring Company: Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research
Location: Somerville, MA

Job Description

Research Mental Health Clinicians needed to deliver a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) — based intervention for Latino patients enrolled in a research study through the Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research. The 8-10 session intervention addresses mental health and substance use problems as well as HIV risk. Specific duties include administration of the intervention in-person or by telephone to study participants recruited from Primary Care Clinics, in Spanish or in English.

Clinicians will participate in training according to research study protocols, which will include 12 hours of didactic instruction and role play as well as recorded observation of sessions. Clinician will provide flexible patient intervention sessions within a week of enrollment into the research study, and take part in a weekly supervisory session. Clinician will participate in follow up with patients to facilitate continued participation in the study and will take part in provision of necessary documentation following research protocols and requirements.

Clinicians should have available 10-14 hours a week to offer treatment and 2-4 hours of supervision.


Requirements -Masters degree in Psychology, Social Work or an equivalent degree in a related field. - Cognitive ability to observe, analyze and interpret general and technical data, (verbal and written) accurately. -Must possess communication and interpersonal relationship skills with the ability to respond to events effectively.

-Interest in working with multicultural patients with complex needs.
-Ability to follow research protocols and procedures.
-Bilingual English-Spanish, with native Spanish fluency
-Night and weekend availability a plus, to provide flexible patient sessions
-One year of clinical experience preferred.

Contact Information

Sheri Lapatin

Salary Information: Per Diem

School Based Counseling Position

Hiring Company: Boston Institute for Psychotherapy
Location: Boston

Job Description

The Boston Institute for Psychotherapy's dynamic School Based Counseling Program seeks a Fee for Service clinician to work with inner city children in Boston and East Boston schools. The work involves providing long term individual, group, and family therapy emphasizing a psychodynamic perspective. This is a10-month position following the school calendar and offers flexibility. Quality supervision is provided by the Institute. Requirements: a minimum of MA in a counseling field and availability to see a minimum of 10 children. Licensed clinicians strongly encouraged to apply although consideration given to license eligible applicants as well.


MA in counseling field

Contact Information

Brent Reynolds

Salary Information: Fee for Service

Senior Prevention Specialist (Training and Technical Assistance Associate I

Hiring Company: Education Development Center, Inc.
Location: Waltham or Washington, DC

Job Description

Description of Job Posting

This position is a member of an 11-person team that provides capacity building technical assistance (TA) to Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act (GLSMA) state, tribal, and campus suicide prevention grantees; statewide suicide prevention coalitions; and other constituents of the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC). The position will be based full-time in Waltham, MA or Washington, DC. 

The Senior Prevention Specialist leads key projects and initiatives within the team and across SPRC teams, as well as supervising 1-2 Prevention Specialists. The position is also the primary TA provider and point of contact for a portfolio of federally funded grantees and state suicide prevention coordinators.  Responsibilities for this position include:

·         Customized consultation to build client capacity in 11 core competency areas to improve the success of their suicide prevention efforts;
·         Conceptualizing and designing group events and consultation that help clients think strategically about program development, implementation and evaluation;
·         Overseeing the development, implementation, and evaluation of webinars, online training, and virtual peer exchange opportunities to help clients learn and develop new skills;
·         Working with national organizations, as appropriate, to pool knowledge and develop approaches for suicide prevention among diverse populations and settings; and
·         Identifying and supporting the development of tools, resources, trainings and best practices that can help stakeholders achieve their objectives.  

Senior Prevention Specialists report to the Prevention Support Program Manager, who leads the SPRC Prevention Support Team.  Some regional/national travel is required (not to exceed 30 days/year), and a flexible work schedule may be needed, depending on constituent needs. SPRC ( is a resource center funded by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention and build the national suicide prevention infrastructure.  

Primary Duties
·         contribute to and participate as a member of the 11-person SPRC Prevention Support Team
·         serve as the point of contact and provide TA for an assigned portfolio of federal suicide prevention grantees and other stakeholders
·         supervise one or more Prevention Specialists within the team, including performance assessments; regular coaching and feedback; and support of professional development and growth
·         oversee and manage the Prevention Support Team's virtual training and TA portfolio, including webinars, peer-to-peer learning, and other group events, including planning, implementation, and evaluation ·         lead the development of group training, TA, and peer exchange approaches for stakeholders, including webinars, online exchange, and other modalities
·         advise on, develop, and support team workplans, processes, and systems
·         serve as a liaison with other SPRC and other EDC teams to coordinate with and support their work ·         deliver presentations to state and national audiences, as appropriate
·         document services provided into an internal database and through other reporting mechanisms ·         other duties as assigned





·         Bachelor's Degree (Master's Degree or teacher certification or equivalent combination of training and education in a related field strongly preferred)

·         With Bachelor's degree, 5—8 years related experience in a related area

·         With Master's degree, 3—5 years related experience (as above)

·         Understanding of basic public health principles and approach to prevention

·         Demonstrated ability to lead projects independently, including oversight of multiple activities and deadlines

·         Significant experience in conceptualizing and designing interactive virtual learning opportunities, such as webinars, online trainings, and/or communities of practice, using adult learning principles

·         Ability to manage multiple tasks and coordinate with multiple teams



·         Experience in providing information and support (technical assistance, information services, or similar functions) via phone and email strongly preferred

·         Experience with prevention or health promotion at the state level strongly preferred

·         Experience in the mental health or suicide prevention field strongly preferred

·         Experience in local and community-based program evaluation strongly preferred

·         Experience working with diverse communities and cultures strongly preferred

·         Training or experience in surveillance and epidemiology a plus

Contact Information

For more information and to apply, please go to and click on ‘Careers at EDC', or go directly to http://www.candidatemanager. net/cm/Micro/JobDetails.aspx?& mid=YEVYF&sid=UEVD&jid= UWGTEVBW&site=Education


Men's Health Coordinator

Hiring Company: Brown University Health Services
Location: Providence , RI

Job Description

Brown University Health Services is seeking a Men's Health Coordinator. The coordinator will conduct education and outreach programs related to high-risk behaviors of male students, particularly interpersonal violence, hazing and alcohol and other drug use. Responsibilities will include developing and coordinating peer education programs and educational materials related to masculinity and men's health.


Job requirements are:

0 Bachelor's degree and 2-4 years of relevant work experience or the equivalent combination of

education and experience required

0 Master's degree in a relevant field preferred

0 Demonstrated understanding of the dynamics of interpersonal violence and the complexities of

masculine identity development, preferably in a higher education setting

0 Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to conduct educational

programs and training workshops

0 Ability to work with a diverse population of students and colleagues

0 Ability to use technology to effectively reach target audiences

0 Available to work some nights and/or weekends

Contact Information

To Apply and to view details about this position, please visit Brown University's career opportunities website at: and reference Job No. 112247. Brown University is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer — M/F/Disability/Veteran