Current Job Openings
- Multisystemic Therapy Clinician
- Clinical Coordinator of Innovative Jail Diversion Program
- VOCA Clinician - Child Sexual Abuse and Trauma Services
- Early Intervention - OT, PT, SLP, LSW
- Clinician - Children and Families
- Senior Activities Coordinator
- Bilingual (Cantonese or Mandarin) Community Health Worker
- Fee for Service Child CBT Therapist
- Social Work Openings: LCSW or LICSW-Level
There are currently no May 2013 job listings available. Please check back here soon.
Multisystemic Therapy Clinician
Hiring Company: Alliance for Inclusion and Prevention
Location: Jamaica Plain, MA
Put your experience and creativity to work as a Multisystemic Therapist (MST) as part of the Alliance for Inclusion and Prevention (AIP), a private non-profit agency working with at-risk children and youth and their families. MST is a well-researched community-based treatment model directed at youth with serious behavioral difficulties. Caseloads are kept very small (4-6) in order to do very intensive family work. Interested persons may locate information about this treatment model on the internet at www.mstservices.com. for more information about AIP, please visit our website at www.aipinc.org.
- Providing each family 3 times per week home-based family counseling.
- emphasis upon increasing parenting skills related to directiveness, affective warmth, and increased child monitoring.
- collaborating with multiple community agencies and stakeholders
- focus on engaging youth in positive peer relationships and prosocial activities
Intensive training and weekly supervision in the MST model.
This position is salaried, full-time with excellent benefits.
Send cover letter and resume to
Alliance for Inclusion and Prevention
31 Heath St., Suite 14
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Email (preferred): firstname.lastname@example.org
*Please email attachments in Microsoft Word or PDF format only. A cover letter is required.
**Please indicate in your cover letter whether you speak Spanish or other languages and your level of fluency.
Clinical Coordinator of Innovative Jail Diversion Program
Hiring Company: Somerville Police Department
Location: Somerville, MA
Part-time 19 hrs./week
Anticipated Schedule: generally M-F, can include night and/or weekend shifts
The Clinical Coordinator of the Jail Diversion Program (CCJD) is primarily responsible for providing out-reach and follow- up for individuals identified for jail diversion. This program provides services primarily to adults with chronic mental illness whose illness is the primary reason for their involvement in the criminal justice system. Services may include supportive assessments, development of community support meetings for adults age 18+ with varying levels of impairment, and serving as a liaison to connect individuals with community resources with a framework of recovery. Position will be based at the Police Department but will require frequent travel in the Somerville area to meet with clients in the community to conduct follow-up and outreach and represent the program at court proceedings. Position will also staff quarterly Community Crisis Intervention Team meetings and organize as need case reviews for challenging situations.
Administrative duties include maintaining an active referral data base; conducting research to maintain current best practice on Jail Diversion programming; work with Police Crime Analyst to maintain and improve data collection; gather input from community providers and police officers to assess needs and improve access services and self care supports.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities (may include some or all of the following, based on modality)
- Conduct assessments for clients referred, and write necessary documentation.
- Collaborate with community partners to provide group counseling to at risk clients regarding mental health and substance abuse. Groups can include educational, life skills, relapse prevention groups, relaxation and stress management.
- Provide crisis intervention when necessary.
- Coordinate and schedule case intervention reviews and engage in care consultation regarding specific clients with other staff, relatives and appropriate representatives of other agencies, including social service agencies, housing authorities, health care providers, courts and vocational issues.
- Make appropriate referrals and provide monitoring for compliance.
- Maintain active database of community resources including treatment and support programming. Database will be updated on a monthly basis.
- Coordinate and facilitate quarterly CCIT meetings. Conduct outreach and community relations to broaden CCIT membership and awareness of program.
- Take minutes and set quarterly agenda for CCIT meetings.
Education and/or Experience Required
· Bachelors Degree required, Masters Degree preferred; BSW/MSW, CADAC/LADAC, LMHC, or equivalent or actively pursuing certification in counseling, social work or psychology.
· Bi-lingual in Portuguese, Spanish and or Haitian Creole preferred.
· Experience in individual and group counseling with individuals with dual-diagnosis.
· Good written and verbal skills, computer skills, record keeping, and organizational skills.
· Ability to follow and enforce the policies and procedures of the program.
· Be able to work independently and be responsible.
· Familiarity with Excel, Power Point and Microsoft office software and ability to learn QED and CAD police specific database systems.
Inquiries and application can be sent to:
Patty Contente, LICSW
Clinical Youth Specialist
City of Somerville
50 Evergreen Ave.
Somerville, MA 02446
617-625-6600 ext. 4325
Salary Information: Salary Range: 19.23 to $21 per hour
Hiring Company: Youth Opportunities Upheld, Inc.
Location: Baldwinville, MA
ClinicianY.O.U., Inc. is a large, non-profit, social service agency that provides comprehensive services to at-risk children, adolescents and their families. We are currently searching for dedicated professionals to work as a Clinician at our residential program in Baldwinville, MA.
* Responsible for overseeing and coordinating a caseload of 6-8 cases
* Develop initial treatment plan and complete ongoing treatment planning for each case
* Update and manage documentation in case files including therapy notes, group notes, legal paperwork, court documents, collateral contacts and treatment reviews
* Provide individual, family and group treatment, case coordination and communication with referring agencies
* Function as a part of multidisciplinary team and unit leadership meetings.
* Master's degree required
* Experience working with adolescents and/or latency children in residential settings
* Interest in working with a population of traumatized children and their families with a trauma-informed model Excellent time management and organizational skills
* Bi-lingual in Spanish desired
VOCA Clinician - Child Sexual Abuse and Trauma Services
Hiring Company: MSPCC - VOCA
Location: Worcester, MA
Description MSPCC offers direct support to victims of crime as they rebuild their lives, as well as their families, and witnesses to violence. Services include individual and family counseling (for non-offending family members); support and case management; a support group for caretakers of violence; and an adolescent trauma support group. MSPCC also offers presentations about these services to community agencies.
The Clinician will:
• Provide high quality mental health assessment and treatment services to children, adults and families in office-based, home-based or outreach programs • Ensure compliance and to maintain standards of care stipulated by MSPCC policies and procedures, Medicaid, Managed Care Organizations, DPH and other applicable regulations
• Attend staff meetings and trainings as required and to regularly meet with his/her supervisor in accordance with MSPCC policies and to carry out supervisory directives to ensure quality and efficient practice
• Perform all professional and administrative functions as required to provide appropriate services to clients including adequate, complete, and timely documentation of client record materials, billing, reports, etc.
Masters in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or closely related field AND satisfactory completion of education requirements for MA social work or mental health counseling license.
More listings for positions at the MSPCC are available at www.mspcc.org
Early Intervention - OT, PT, SLP, LSW
Hiring Company: MSPCC
Location: Lawrence, MA
The Early Intervention program provides assessment and interventions for families with children up to three years of age who have, or are at risk of, developmental delay due to biological, medical or environmental factors. Services include eligibility screening, developmental assessment, home visits, parent/child groups, toddler groups, parent education groups, parent counseling, speech and language therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nutrition and health education and information, referral and advocacy.
• Occupational Therapists
• Physical Therapists
• Registered Nurses
• Social Workers
• Speech Language Pathologists Essential Responsibilities
• Using approved normed instrument, provide developmental screening, assessment and evaluation for Early Intervention (EI) child(ren) as part of multidisciplinary/ transdisciplinary team to determine eligibility for EI services;
• As part of Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) with parents/guardians and EI team, develop and implement appropriate treatment plan utilizing appropriate program and community resources;
• Provide services within the child(ren's) and family's natural environment, training and educating caregivers on infant and child development and behavior management;
• Document children's development;
• Assist family in obtaining necessary internal and external community services to facilitate child(ren)'s growth and development.
Listings for more positions with the MSPCC are available here: http://www.mspcc.org/page.aspx?pid=302&jbs1848=5&postid1848=347
0 Master's Degree
0 Massachusetts license
0 Two years experience working with infants, toddlers and families
0 Experience and/or training in a social service agency, day care, health care facility, or early childhood education facility and/or special training in infant/neonatal/childcare practice.
Clinician - Children and Families
Hiring Company: Mass Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Location: Jamaica Plain, MA
MSPCC is seeking a licensed or license-eligible clinicians who are passionate, hardworking and creative individuals to be part of a growing program. Under the Children's Behavioral Health Initiative (CBHI) clinicians will have the opportunity to provide individualized treatment to children and their families through a comprehensive understanding of strengths within families to help them meet the challenges of parenting a child with emotional difficulties, including Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED).
Our Family Counseling Center is looking for clinicians who enjoy working with children and adolescents for our In-Home Therapy program. Training and supervision are provided. Candidates must be licensed or license-eligible for LMHC, LICSW or LMFT.
Clinicians will have opportunities to expand their knowledge of trauma in children and build skills in family centered practice, family therapy and other evidence-based interventions. For those who are interested we can provide unique and individualized opportunities for clinicians to develop specialized skills in the following areas: working with military families, trauma, and kids with disruptive behaviors.
MSPCC is dedicated to the professional growth of their employees and provides weekly skill-based, clinical supervision and various avenues to expand skills through trainings on-site or at other MSPCC locations. We offer free CEUs for many of our trainings.
More listings for positions at the MSPCC are available at http://www.mspcc.org/page.aspx?pid=302&jbs1848=5&postid1848=348
Senior Activities Coordinator
Hiring Company: Town of Wellesley Council on Aging
Location: 219 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02481
SENIOR ACTIVITIES COORDINATORTOWN OF WELLESLEY
The Town of Wellesley is seeking a full time Senior Activities Coordinator to plan and oversee recreational and educational activities that the Council on Aging (COA) sponsors for senior citizens. The incumbent also updates and submits a weekly column to the local newspaper and prepares the bi-monthly newsletter. The work requires significant attention to detail, organizational skills, writing skills, and knowledge of departmental practices and procedures. The incumbent often serves as the liaison from the COA to various community groups and works collaboratively with community partners to plan and organize co-sponsored events. Some weekend and evening hours are required for events and day trips. Please submit a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or as a Word document to email@example.com by May 24, 2013. AA/EOE
Requirements include a High School diploma, one to three years' experience designing programs or planning activities, excellence in interacting with the general public, familiarity with Word, Excel and database applications, and the ability to write articles and create flyers/brochures. Experience working with senior citizen population preferred.
Please submit a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or as a Word document to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 24, 2013. AA/EOE
Salary Information: 31,500
Bilingual (Cantonese or Mandarin) Community Health Worker
Hiring Company: Tufts Medical Center
Location: Boston, MA
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Conduct in-home environmental assessments, Working with families to identify and reduce/remove known or potential triggers from their environment.
- Evaluate seif«management skiìls using a standard questionnaire
- Teach key educational messages in person and over the phone.
- Develops a Home Action Plan ancL/or disease management plan based on prescribed protocois to 'improve enviro'mnentaì quality of each home
- Record and monitor the participants' progress toward goals within speciñe timeframes
- Clearly documents all patient l' family responses on approved protocol forms
- Documents all activitiesfobservatìonfencounters in the clíenfs record.
- Provides a Written summary of after each home visit to the referring plj timely manner. Under supervision of Project Manager, communicates findings potentially harmful to the ehild's health and/or safety to the referring provider
- Enter results of questionnaires into established HIPPA compliant databases
Care Coordination and Case Management
- Communicates with collateral contacts to improve the quality of health care of patients.
- Provide equipment and supplies to each client and/0r the client's family to improve disease self-management. Assist with monitoring of supplies
- Reinforce educational messages regarding disease self-management by linking clients with ive community services and programs.
- Offer assistance with referrals to medical care for chronic iilness and other needed services, including tobacco cessation programs when appropriate.
- Coordinate services initiated and/or involved to meet needs of farnily's treatment plan.
Participate with other staff in community outreach presentations to community organizations, deveìopment of materials, and phone calls to focused populations
Develops and maintains knowied ge of current trends and practices through participation in required and selected meetings, educational programs, or seminars 5.
Perform other duties as assigned or as necessary 6.
As a member of the hospital community, the community health Worker participates in the patient-family Centered model of care, continually improving environment.
- Maintains attendance standard as per policy
- Completes mandatory education requirements
- Uses resources appropriately and in a cost effective manner
- Attends and participates in project staff meetings when appropriate
JOB KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
- Fluency in English and Cantonese a must; Mandarin, Vietnamese, Spanish an added
- Demonstrated Gral and written communication skills
- Ouîstanding 'interpersonai skiïls of foremost importance to interact with famiìies and
- Interest in community health and outreach
- Exceptional. organizational skilìs
- Supports a werk environment that is responsible and sensitive to the needs of diverse staff
- Requires basic computer skilis including MS Ofi-ice programs, Word processing, spreadsheet
- Ability to multi-task and work independentiy and as part of a team
- Understanding of language, culture and socioeconomic circumstances and desire to work with diverse- inner city population
Knowledge of chronic illness' and ecosystem desired
ÄGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
- Has the skills and knowledge to provide care to the age groups ofthe population served
- Knowledge of growth and development
- Age appropriate assessment and communication skiîls
- Assessment and communication skiìls necessary to work with adult caregivers who represent the research team on ongoing basis and clients and database programs, data entry and e-mail have a broad range 0f language abilities.
- High School dipioma or equivalent required.
- Bacheìor's Degree preferable in Humans Services related (nursing, sociai work, health sciences, public health, education, sociology, Asian studies, etc)
Minimum of 2 years prior heaith care relevant experience, preferably in a community setting.
Profîcieney in database management, preferable.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS
- Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standingf'walkíng
- Work in. families homes, requiring flexibility to adapt asthma project protocols to
- Contact with patients under Wide variety of circumstances
- Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
- Subjected to irregular Schedule
- May have Contact with hazardous materials varying conditions
Asthma Prevention and Management Initiative
Community Health Improvement Programs
Tufts Medical Center
Fee for Service Child CBT Therapist
Hiring Company: Dr. Kathleen Trainor
Location: 154 East Central Street Natick, MA 01760
Fee for service position for licensed social worker interested in learning CBT with children and families. Training and supervision part of the package. The candidate will be interested in learning and applying a parent/child focused CBT method for children and teens, many of whom have anxiety based disorders.
LICSW being in-network on insurance panels a plus
Salary Information: Fee for service
Social Work Openings: LCSW or LICSW-Level
Hiring Company: St Vincent Hospital
Location: Worcester, MA
Emergency Department in the Crisis Assessment team. Jobs entails completing psych evaluations and connecting patients to services, it is described as "fast paced and rewarding"
One position is every other week end 7-3:30
One position is 24 hour Flex position 3-11pm including every other Saturday and Sunday
Beth Mancini, MSW, LICSW
Social Work Manager
Emergency Medicine and the Center for Psychiatry
St. Vincent Hospital
123 Summer Street
Worcester, MA 01608
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