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June 2012

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Triage Expert/Senior Mental Health Specialist/Child Health Specialist/Case Manager/Administrator

Hiring Company: Boston Youth Sanctuary, Inc

Job Description

Boston Youth Sanctuary, Inc. is a fully funded start-up youth and family therapeutic service. We are currently seeking several qualified and dedicated candidates that have experience working in the inner city and love working with children and youth! For more information about BYS, please visit our website: www.bostonyouthsanctuary.org.

Job Openings for the following:

Triage Expert:
BYS is a fully funded start-up youth and family therapeutic service, and we are currently seeking a triage expert. The triage expert will be a Masters level clinician (LICSW and LMHP are preferred) with experience working with inner city populations. BYS is seeking a candidate with experience with youth ages 6-13 and families, a valid drivers license, experience with child and family serving systems, and familiarity with electronic records keeping. Given the diverse population BYS serves experience working with different cultures or multilingual capabilities are strongly preferred. BYS offers a full benefits package and ample professional development for staff. The triage expert's primary responsibilities will include conducting initial assessments, providing therapy for a small number of children, intake, and managing communication between the clinical team and case managers.

Senior Mental Health Specialist:
BYS is a fully funded start-up youth and family therapeutic service, and we are currently seeking a senior mental health therapist. The senior mental health professional will be a masters level clinician with experience working with inner city populations, supervising other clinicians, and providing clinical services to children ages 6-13. Additionally the senior mental health therapist must have: a valid drivers license, experience working with electronic records keeping systems, multidisciplinary training, experience working within clinical teams, and experience working with social service agencies serving children and families. BYS provides a full benefits package and ample professional development. The senior mental health therapist's primary responsibilities will include supervising other clinicians, providing therapy to clients ages 6-13 , creating therapeutic treatment plans, and overseeing the implementation of BYS's therapeutic model.

Admin:
BYS is a fully funded start-up youth and family therapeutic service, and we are currently seeking an office manager/administrative assistant. The ideal candidate will be bachelors level, have experience working in a similar role within the field, familiarity with the inner city populations, extensive organizational skills, experience with budgeting and inventory, and the ability to support multiple staff. Experience working with electronic record keeping systems and multilingual capabilities are preferred. BYS offers a full benefits package.


Child Health Specialist:
BYS is a fully funded start-up youth and family therapeutic service, and we are currently seeking a child health specialist with the ability to prescribe. The child health specialist will be a pediatrician, nurse practitioner or psychiatrist with experience working with inner city populations. Ideal candidates will have experience working with children ages 6-13, the ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment, and a willingness to engage with broader treatment teams. The child health specialist will have a fixed caseload, work out of a single site, and BYS is prepared to offer a flexible pay package for the right candidate.

Case Manager:
BYS is a fully funded start-up youth and family therapeutic service, and we are currently seeking a case manager. The ideal candidate will be bachelors level, with a minimum of 3 years working with urban children and families, extensive experience with child serving agencies, experience working directly with families in a case management role, familiarity with electronic record keeping systems, and the ability to engage with families from broad variety of social and cultural backgrounds. Multilingual abilities and experience advocating for children within educational settings preferred. The case manager must have a valid driver's license, the ability to work within a broader clinical team and extensive organizational skills. BYS offers a full benefits package and ample professional development.

Contact Information

If you are interested in interviewing for any of the positions below, please contact Feliciano Tavares at 857-239-8755 ex. 201, or you can email your cover letter and resume to ftavares@bostonyouthsanctuary.org.


Social Worker

Hiring Company: Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation
Location: San Francisco, CA

Job Description

Under the general direction of the Project Coordinator, the Social Worker II is responsible for assisting tenants with housing stabilization and retention by providing outreach, advocacy, information, and referrals to existing off-site providers. There are two positions and both are full-time. The positions are anticipated to start August 2012; one will have a Monday — Friday schedule and one will have a Tuesday — Saturday schedule.

Kelly Cullen Community is a Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) supportive housing building that works in partnership with the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH). In March 2012, TNDC was awarded a grant from the Corporation for Supportive Housing Social Innovation Fund for KCC. In addition to housing 172 formerly-homeless adults, KCC will act as a demonstration site for the collection of evaluation data demonstrating that providing supportive housing to high users of the healthcare system can be less costly than having these same people remain on the streets or in institutions.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Assertively and regularly outreach to all tenants at KCC.
2. Identify tenants in need of services and maintain awareness of tenant's overall health status; including but not limited to specific medical, mental health and substance use issues.
3. Complete comprehensive Intakes and Assessments with assigned tenants.
4. In partnership with each assigned tenant, establish an Individualized Service Plan that outlines tenant driven goals
5. Actively follow-up with all Individualized Service Plans to assist tenants to achieve their self-identified goals.
6. Provide assigned tenants with case-management and supportive counseling services.
7. Provide housing stabilization, retention and eviction prevention services.
8. Provide tenants with information and referrals to off-site service providers in the community.
9. Actively follow-up with all referrals to ensure tenants are linked to referral service providers.
10. Provide up to 30-days of after-care to tenants who move-out of KCC.
11. Organize and facilitate community-building activities including but not limited to; produce drops, cultural celebrations, large and small group social events, holiday celebrations, skill building workshops, and informational workshops.
12. Serve as liaison/advocate for tenants with KCC Property Management and off-site service providers.
13. Attend all weekly meetings with KCC's Property Management staff.
14. Provide permitted follow-up information to KCC's Property Management staff as needed.
15. Attend all regularly scheduled meetings with KCC's Support Services Team and the Department of Public Health on-site staff.
16. Attend all on-site Property Management facilitated Tenant meetings.
17. Develop new resources and relationships with outside service providers.
18. Attend monthly off-site community meetings as assigned.
19. Comply with all protective services reporting procedures.
20. Maintain accurate and up-to-date records and files on all tenants receiving services.
21. Compile monthly statistics and enter all service information into a database regularly.
22. Carry and respond promptly to cell phone calls daily and provide 24-hour, on-call support to buildings for one week at a time, on a rotating basis.
23. In partnership with KCC Property Management Staff, DPH, CBHS and the SFHP assist in the lease-up and on-going leasing of housing units at KCC.
24. Collaborate with Department of Public Health/IHHC FQHC on-site staff to meet tenant needs.
25. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications

REQUIRED SKILLS
0 Demonstrated knowledge of and sensitivity to issues of homelessness.
0 Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
0 Computer proficiency: Microsoft Word.
0 Excellent crisis intervention skills.
0 Initiative and creativity.
0 Excellent organizational and time management skills.
0 Demonstrated capacity to work with a culturally diverse, low income population.
0 Ability and willingness to maintain confidentiality.
0 Attention to detail.
0 Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and adhere to all Federal HIPAA Rules and Regulations
0 Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of substance use, mental health, and co-occurring disorders.
0 Demonstrated knowledge of issues impacting high users of the medical and mental healthcare systems

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Masters Degree in Social Work or related field.
• Two years experience providing direct services to very low-income populations in urban settings.
• Two years of experience providing direct services to individuals with substance use and mental health issues and/or individuals with co-occurring disorders.
• Two years experience linking individuals to agencies to meet their medical, mental health and other service needs.
• One position requires Experience with MediCal/Medicaid Documentation and Billing
• One position requires Bilingual: Spanish/English; reading, writing and speaking proficiency.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Knowledge of Federal HIPAA Rules and Regulations
• Experience providing direct services to high users of medical and mental healthcare systems
• Experience working within a Harm Reduction Model.
• Experience working in a Permanent Supportive Housing setting.
• Experience providing housing stabilization, housing retention and eviction prevention services

Contact Information

Submit resume and cover letter to Human Resources, 215 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94102. E-mail to jobs@tndc.org. Fax to 415-771-0813. Please reference "Social Worker II — KCC" in subject line.

Salary Information: Competitive salary depending on experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits package.


Clinician

Hiring Company: Justice Resource Institute

Job Description

Meadowridge Academy, a part of the Justice Resource Institute is hiring a full time, Masters Level Clinician.

JRI/Meadowridge is a 28 bed residential program providing educational, clinical and residential services for adolescents and young adults ages 12 to 22 with significant histories of trauma and maladaptive behaviors. We are seeking a full time Masters Level licensed or licensed eligible clinician to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to: providing individual, group and family therapy, case management, crisis intervention, treatment planning, and assessments.

Meadowridge Behavioral Health Center offers a rewarding and supportive work environment, a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package including tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities.



Requirements/Qualifications

Qualifications: Clinical experience with adolescents is necessary and familiarity with the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and trauma informed models of treatment preferred. Good written and oral communication skills are necessary. Ideal candidates would have a Master's degree in Social Work/Counseling or related field. Supervision towards licensure available on site.

JRI is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds including women, communities of color, the LGBT community and people with disabilities.

Contact Information

Cover letter and resume should be attached as MS Word or PDF files and emailed to mteehan@jri.org . In the subject line please indicate CLINICIAN POSITION.

OR mail resume and letter of interest to:

Margaret Teehan

Assistant Clinical Director

Meadowridge Academy

664 Stevens Road

Swansea, MA 02777



Title IV-E Subsidy Specialist

Hiring Company: Public Consulting Group

Job Description

The Title IV-E Subsidy Specialist is responsible for determining Title IV-E Eligibility for children in the care of the child welfare agency in accordance with state and federal guidelines. Title IV-E provides federal reimbursement to states for costs associated with children placed in out-of-home care and the Subsidy Specialist is responsible for the case evaluations that generate this revenue.
He/she submits cases eligible for Title IV-E using a SACWIS system, automated computer programs, web based applications, and physical case files. He/she is responsible for discussing and researching Title IV-E policy and procedure issues with the Title IV-E Supervisor.
The Subsidy Specialist is able to lead and determine specific components of Title IV-E Eligibility, including, but not limited to:
• Title IV-E foster care placement eligibility and claimability,
• Title IV-E Adoption Assistance subsidy eligibility,
• Title IV-E Guardianship subsidy eligibility
The Subsidy Specialist carries travel responsibilities and is available to execute on-site visits to the DCF Area Offices twice a month. He/she will work part-time out of DCF Central Office to review case files on-site, track Eligibility statistics, communicate best practices and provide education and assistance to DCF workers.
He/she is actively involved in high-level discussions with the client and is able to confidently and accurately discuss detailed and unique policy matters in the course of conversation.
Specific Responsibilities:
• Review client records for information necessary to complete Determinations, Re-determinations, and Adoption Assistance and Guardianship subsidies.
• Research federal policies and regulations related to federal revenue.
• Provide information and communicate effectively with social service office personnel on revenue management activity.
• Monitor performance standard measurements for Title IV-E determinations.
• Coordinate the Interstate Compact program.
• Lead/participate in state and federal audit inquires.
• Collect and enter findings into a database with accuracy, timeliness, and specificity.
• Perform data management, including creating and managing queries.
• Participate in the creation and review of reports.
• Maintain positive working relationship with the client and colleagues.
• Foster an attitude of information sharing and open discussion among colleagues.
• Coordinate visits to the Area Offices.
• Coordinate visits to the DCF Central Office.

Candidates can apply to the job on our website with this link http://www.publicconsultinggroup.com/careers/index.html, using job code, 12-419-HUS-MA

Requirements/Qualifications

Required Skills:
• Willingness to travel.
• Ability to prioritize responsibilities.
• Ability to understand and interpret federal and state laws and regulations.
• Detail-oriented and have the ability to organize and plan work efficiently within set time limits.
• Ability to work independently and within a team.
• Possess excellent communication and client-facing skills.
• Ability to use Microsoft Office applications, preferably Excel, Work, Outlook, and Access.
• Demonstrates initiative.
• Quick learner with the ability to adapt to different work environments.
Required Experience:
• Bachelor degree or higher, preferably in public policy, social work, business administration or other closely related fields.
• Relevant work experience in the fields of child welfare and Title IV-E Eligibility.
• Familiarity with federal entitlement programs.

Contact Information

Sr. Staffing Consultant

Public Consulting Group

148 State Street, 2nd Floor

Boston, MA 02109

hmcbrinn@pcgus.com

Direct dial: 617.717.1487

HR Fax: 617-338-7994

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