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November 2012

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Clinical Coordinator

Hiring Company: Lutheran Social Services
Location: Arlington, MA

Job Description

Lutheran Social Services seeks a fulltime Clinical Coordinator for the Transition to Independent Living (TIL) Program in our Arlington location. The TIL Program serves adolescent boys in the custody of Office of Refugee and Resettlement. We are a non-profit organization that helps and cares for people in need. Lutheran Social Services has a committed and diverse staff of employees that help support our mission.

The Clinical Coordinator oversees all aspects of service delivery in the group home program. The Clinical Coordinator coordinates all individual and group therapy services with the designated clinic(s) and provides direct clinical services for groups and individuals as clinically indicated. The Clinical Coordinator also coordinates the legal services of the individual's served. The Clinical Coordinator supervises staff and interns around clinical concerns in the group homes as directed. The Clinical Coordinator must assure that clinical services are delivered to the program in a comprehensive and strength-based fashion that assures safety and consistency within the program. The Clinical Coordinator is a key member of the administrative team, advising the staff and providing training and consultation in order to assure that the milieu is consistently therapeutic so that adolescents are able to reach their goals.

Requirements/Qualifications

Master's degree in social work or related field required with residential treatment and adolescent development experience. Supervision experience and professional training experience preferred. Must be bilingual in Spanish.

Contact Information

Maria Morais
hrma@lssne.org
(774) 243-3931

Salary Information: Dependent upon experience


Lead Crisis Clinician - Evenings

Hiring Company: South Shore Mental Health
Location: Quincy, MA

Job Description

The Lead Clinician works Monday through Friday from 4pm to midnight. The selected candidate will utilize a team approach to perform and supervise crisis evaluations for clients presenting to emergency services programs including children, adolescents and families. They provide consultation and clinical supervision to Crisis Clinicians as well as serve as clinical back up for the team.

Requirements/Qualifications

Must be independently licensed, have extensive experience working in a crisis setting as well as supervisory experience.

Contact Information

If you are interested in joining our dedicated multi-disciplinary team of professionals, please submit CV to: Lisa Fitzgerald, Sr. Employment Consultant at lfitzger@ssmh.org.

For additional information please do not hesitate to contact me at 617-847-1938. Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you!


Program Director (Full-Time) PACT Program

Hiring Company: South Shore Mental Health
Location: Quincy, MA

Job Description

PACT (Program of Assertive Community Treatment) is a client-centered recovery-oriented mental health service that facilitates community living, psychosocial rehabilitation, and recovery for persons with severe persistent mental illness who have not benefited from traditional outpatient programs such as CBFS.

Requirements/Qualifications

We are looking for an experienced leader with a history of working with Adults who have Severe and Persistent Mental Illness. Qualified candidates must have a Master's degree and be independently licensed in Massachusetts. South Shore Mental Health offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including health and dental insurance.

Contact Information

If you are interested in joining our dedicated multi-disciplinary team of professionals, please submit CV to: Lisa Fitzgerald, Sr. Employment Consultant at lfitzger@ssmh.org.

For additional information please do not hesitate to contact me at 617-847-1938. Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you!


Part-Time Enrollment & Match Support Specialist, School-Based Mentoring

Hiring Company: Big Sister Association of Greater Boston
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

Do you believe in the power of transformative relationships for girls? Are you ready to impact the Greater Boston community one girl at a time? If you answered yes, and the idea of being part of a collaborative, performance-driven, focused team excites you then join us! At Big Sister Association of Greater Boston we have been helping girls reach their full potential through positive mentoring relationships with women since 1951. We are the largest mentoring organization in Greater Boston exclusively serving girls.

Big Sister Association is seeking a dynamic individual to join our School-Based Mentoring team. The School-Based Mentoring program is a one-to-one mentoring program which matches elementary school girls with adult women mentors. As a Big Sister staff member you will contribute to a mentor-rich community in which every girl has access to the individual nurturing, guidance and support she needs to become a confident, competent and caring adult.

Overview:
The School-Based Mentoring Part-time Match Support Specialist provides a range of clinical and administrative tasks to help the department reach its service delivery goals. Direct service responsibilities fall under two main areas: match support to matches, and school/ site coordination. The Match Support Specialist also provides other tasks as assigned, including enrollment and matching of Big and Little Sisters.

Core Responsibilities:
Match support
:• Provide case management, clinical support and crisis intervention to Big and Little Sister matches
• Facilitate workshops for Big Sisters• Establish and maintain relationships with caseload of Big Sisters, Little Sisters and families
• Maintain ongoing communication with Big and Little Sister matches
• Maintain all administrative aspects of the matches including preparing, collecting and updating all forms, keeping accurate records and updating the AIM database with relevant case information.
• Provide ongoing oversight and management of healthy match relationships
Site coordination:
• Regularly visit school sites to provide on-site support and assure program quality standards
• Promote positive relationships and ongoing collaboration with school personnel and community

Additional Responsibilities:
Enrollment and Matching:
• Perform intake assessments/interviews of potential Big Sisters and Little Sisters
• Utilize school-based mentoring orientation and training materials to prepare and support Big Sisters
• Make matches between Big and Little Sisters

Reports to: Manager of School-Based Mentoring

Big Sister is committed to hiring staff who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.  Candidates of color, bilingual and bicultural candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. If you are interested in working at a well-established, fast-paced and supportive organization committed to serving girls, please apply.

Requirements/Qualifications

• Minimum bachelor's degree in social services, human services or related fields
• 1-2 years of experience in social services or related fields
• Sensitivity to and experience in working with multicultural populations
• Knowledge of child development theory
• Knowledge of positive youth development principles
• Passion for and commitment to gender-specific mission
• Exemplary interpersonal skills in multicultural environments
• Skilled at providing customized guidance, direction, coaching and customer service via phone, e-mail and in person
• Excellent attention to detail, problem solving skills and critical thinking skills focused on customer service, child safety and goodness of fit for enduring match relationships
• Highly organized, flexible and able to work both independently and as part of a team
• Must be able to work during school hours
• Availability for some weekends
• This position is part time and will require 20 hours per week

Preferred Qualifications:
• Masters degree in social work, counseling, or education
• Knowledge of and experience in working with school systems
• Mentoring experience and knowledge of best practices
• Sensitivity to and experience in working with girls and women
• Fluent in Spanish (writing, reading & speaking)

Contact Information

If interested please send cover letter and resume to:
Big Sister Association, Attn: Human Resources
161 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
Fax: (617) 236 - 8075 | Email: hr@bigsister.org

Email preferred.


Behavioral Health Coordinator for Private Pediatric Primary Care Practice


Location: Newton Centre, MA

Job Description

The care coordinator works within the context of the pediatric primary care medical home, from a team approach, and in continuous partnership with families and physicians to promote: timely access to needed care, comprehensiveness and continuity of care, and the enhancement of child and family well being.  This is a part-time, grant funded position.  Permanent funding being sought.

Medical Home Care Coordination Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate and apply philosophy/principles of comprehensive, community based, family-centered, developmentally appropriate, culturally sensitive care coordination services.
  • Facilitate family access to medical home providers, staff, and community resources, especially mental health.
  •  Assist with or promote the identification of patients in the practice with special health care needs; use of computer registry and appropriate software will be essential.
  • Assess child/family mental health needs with primary care team, and identify available community resources.
  •  Act as liaison between primary care team and community resources, schools and specialty clinicians.
  • Develop care plans with primary care team, especially for patients identified with complex needs, and coordinate implementation of care plan.
  • Serve as a medical home quality improvement team member; help to measure quality and to identify, test, refine, and implement practice improvements.  Understanding and developing skills with computer software essential.

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Masters level preparation as a social worker, mental health counselor, or the equivalent with past experience in pediatric health care; current licensure or certification in related field preferred.
  • Relevant experience in community based pediatric primary care or child mental health, particularly in the care and service of vulnerable populations.
  • Skills in leadership, advocacy, communication, education, counseling, and resource research.
  • Culturally effective capabilities demonstrating a sensitivity and responsiveness to varying cultural characteristics and beliefs.

Contact Information

Interested applicants, please fax resume to 617-795-0377.


External Clinical Advisor

Hiring Company: Center for Community Health Education Research and Service, Inc., Community Advocacy Program
Location: Roxbury, MA

Job Description

Summary:
The Community Advocacy Program (CAP) of the Center for Community Health Education Research and Service, Inc. seeks an expert in domestic violence clinical issues for the position of External Clinical Advisor (ECA). The CAP  is a community health center based domestic violence program serving Dorchester and surrounding communities. The ECA meets jointly with a group of five Family Advocates to provide additional supervision on difficult cases and to use the shares supervision process to informally build the clinical skills across all the Advocates.

Job Responsibilities:
Clinical

  • Hold meetings jointly with Advocates for case conferencing twice monthly to discuss cases they are managing, including psychosocial and mental health issues and safety concerns.
  • In these meetings, provide informal training to assist Advocates to build knowledge (e.g., about resources available, violent crime compensation benefits, difficult pediatric issues, criteria for filing DSS 51A reports), and skills related to danger and safety assessment, supportive counseling, conducting support groups, and working with victims from populations with special needs, including the needs of children and adolescents witnessing domestic violence.
  • Provide supervision of support group co-facilitators, including preparation, implementation, and wrap-up and evaluation of groups, and provide training and consultation on group process and group facilitation skills to Advocates and on-site Clinical Supervisors.
  • Provide additional opportunities for crisis and ongoing consultation with individual Advocates on especially complex cases, including those in which substance abuse issues are particularly strong.
  • Hold quarterly meetings with CAP Clinical Supervisors to discuss themes arising in CAP joint Clinical Supervision meetings, consult on supervision issues, and enhance communication.
  • Assists CAP Family Advocates and the program as a whole in establishing and developing relationships with substance abuse treatment programs in order to enhance services for battered women in substance abuse recovery.

Programmatic

  • Consult with the Community Advocacy Program on educational and training materials, curricula, training programs and outreach presentations, etc. May periodically focus on the interface between substance abuse and domestic violence issues.
  • Assist CAP Program Coordinator in identifying, prioritizing and coordinating training for CAP Advocates, Interns, On-Site Clinical Supervisors, and health center providers and staff in collaboration with each site.

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Strongly prefer Social Worker with LICSW with current MA license (Alternative possibilities include psychologist, Nurse RN with specialized training in psychiatric nursing, or other licensed mental health professional (e.g., LMHC or LMFT).)
  • Training in issues of domestic violence, with additional training in community outreach and/or public health, including identification of victims by health care professions, and the provision of therapeutic and supportive counseling for victims.
  • Minimum of 10 years' relevant experience.

Contact Information

Keisha Ormond, Program Coordinator Community Advocacy Program
CCHERS
716 Columbus Avenue, Suite 398 CP
Roxbury, MA 02120
Tel: 617-373-5140
Fax: 617-373-8797


Care Manager

Hiring Company: AZA Care Management
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

Active private Care Management and Home Care practice specializing in elder care and headquartered in Boston, MA is looking for highly motivated and skilled Care Managers  to carry full and part-time caseloads.  Work in a supportive, engaging and stimulating environment.  Become part of a multi- disciplinary team of professionals committed to the highest level of professional standards and delivery of service.  Be part of a dynamic business while still enjoying the flexibility of fieldwork.   If you are a hard working, caring, independent and multi-tasking clinician looking for team support and an opportunity in a growing field, please contact us. 

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Preferred Qualification: Care Management Certification and a minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in nursing, social work or related healthcare field, Master's level preferred.
  • Minimum Experience: At least three years of case/care management experience or the equivalent with senior/adult disabled population
  • Working knowledge of health care systems in a variety of settings, including community resources, insurances and housing options.
  • Complete understanding of the needs of elders at home.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are essential.
  • Good computer skills are required.

Contact Information

Audrey Zabin
azabin@azacaremanagement.com


Bi-Lingual Social Worker - Family Emergency Solutions Program

Hiring Company: Travelers Aid Family Services
Location: 727 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02111

Job Description

Objective: To provide comprehensive case management and crisis intervention services to homeless families.

Scope: The social worker in the Family Emergency Solutions program is responsible for handling a case load of families who are homeless and in need of emergency shelter, crisis management, referral, initiation of search for permanent or alternative housing, and other relevant social services.

Reports to: Program Manager, Triage, Prevention, and Rapid Re-housing.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate as a member of the emergency solutions team in managing the responses and services for homeless families.
  • Manage the response to self referrals, phone referrals, and walk-in clients seeking emergency shelter.
  • Follow up with families placed overnight and during the weekend.
  • Complete assessments and develop short-term service goals addressing re-housing and/or shelter needs.
  • Provide advocacy for basic needs and other main stream benefits including food, medical care, etc.
  • Provide ongoing case management services and follow-up services to clients through a transition.
  • Attain working knowledge of policies and practices effecting homeless families.
  • Develop and maintain regular contact with public and private agencies to coordinate effectively on behalf of the client.
  • Complete all documentation needed for case management and eligibility.
  • Input all required data into agency's electronic system and assist in maintaining database for all families in the program.
  • Participate in supervision and other activities related to professional development as determined in supervision annual performance plan.
  • Attend and participate in team, clinical, and staff meetings.
  • Assume all other responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Masters in Social Work.
  • Bi-lingual, English/Spanish
  • Experience in urban environment.
  • Understanding of diverse, homeless populations.
  • Experience with families and children and crisis management.
  • Awareness of strength based approaches and child development preferred.
  • Flexibility and ability to work in a fast paced environment essential

Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm three days a week and 10:30 am — 7:00 pm twice a week with additional flexibility to work evenings to accommodate the needs of the program and participants.

Contact Information

If you are interested, please email a cover letter and resume to:
Human Resources
Travelers Aid Family Services
727 Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02111
Email: hr@tafsboston.org

Salary Information: Not provided

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