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December

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Community Based Clinician

Hiring Company: North Suffolk Mental Health Association
Location: East Boston

Job Description

The Community Based Clinician reports to the Director of Addictions through the Coordinator of Adolescent Substance Abuse Services. The TEAM Clinician provides substance abuse, community-based treatment to at-risk, underserved adolescents who have co-occurring substance abuse and mental health diagnosis. Interventions are designed to be intensive and immediate (after placement or incarceration) to improve the family's ability to function as a unit both in the home and in the community. The TEAM Clinician will be trained in CANS, GAIN, and A-CRA/ACC to be used to promote positive social activity, positive peer relationships, improved relationship with family, and improved recovery environment and abstinence from illicit drugs and alcohol.

Requirements/Qualifications

LICSW required. Bilingual in Spanish preferred. Experience in providing home and community based intervention services preferred. Clinical competencies in serving LGBT youth. Certification in GAIN, CANS, and A-CRA/ACC. Valid MA driver's license required.

Contact Information

Interested in this position, please send resume / internal transfer request form to:

North Suffolk Mental Health Association
Attn: HR / Recruiter
301 Broadway, Chelsea, MA 02150
Phone: 617-488-5712
Fax: 617-912-7971
Email: gethired@northsuffolk.org
Affirmative Action Employer - EEO/AA


Master's Level Clinician - LICSW

Hiring Company: Family Health Center of Worcester
Location: Worcester, MA

Job Description

Family Health Center of Worcester is a community-based health center offering a wide range of medical, dental and social services.  We provide the community with high quality, culturally competent health care. 

Why Work with Us?

Our clinicians work collaboratively with medical providers to provide patients of the health center with optimal medical and behavioral health.  You will be exposed to a wide range of clientele with diverse backgrounds.  You will work in a collegial setting to provide counseling to patients of all ages — adults, adolescents, and children.  We have a robust internship program for social work and psychology students; the environment is both supportive and intellectually stimulating.  We believe in life-long learning and professional development; all clinicians continue to receive individual supervision regardless of their level of licensure.  Clinicians receive  annual training money and the agency covers license renewal fees.  We are an affiliated site with the National Health Service Corps which means that licensed clinicians are eligible to apply for a loan repayment program that is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Requirements/Qualifications

Do You Have the Following Attributes?
• Passion for psychotherapy with all age groups
• Enjoy working as part of an integrated care team
• Motivated by a learning environment

Qualifications include:
• Must currently hold or be immediately eligible for LICSW.
• Master's degree in social work is required

Contact Information

Qualified candidates should mail or fax a resume to:

Human Resources Team

Family Health Center of Worcester, Inc.       

26 Queen Street

Worcester, MA  01610                                              

Checkout our website at:  www.fhcw.org

Fax:  (508) 860 - 7990

Email:  resumefhcw@umassmed.edu


Senior Intensive Care Coordinator

Hiring Company: Justice Resource Institute
Location: Jamaica Plain, MA

Job Description

Justice Resource Institute's Dimock Community Based Service Agency (Dimock CSA) is seeking a full-time Senior Intensive Care Coordinator (Sr.ICC). Intensive Care Coordination (ICC) is a service that facilitates care planning and coordination of services for eligible youth under the age of 21with serious emotional disturbance. Care planning is driven by the needs of the youth and developed through a Wraparound process consistent with System of Care philosophy. Our mission is to ensure that families and their children with significant behavioral, emotional, and mental health needs obtain the services necessary for success in home, school and community.

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Assume an individual caseload.
  • Meet all productivity standards.
  • Provide effective clinical supervision to assigned staff
  • Maintain active Supervision Performance Evaluations with all supervisees.
  • Assist in review and oversight of supervisee's productivity/ management of assigned cases.
  • Assist Program Director in ensuring that quality and culturally competent services occur within the program.
  • Manage risk and safety issues effectively.
  • Manage and assist with personnel issues, including disciplinary actions and/or work plans, as needed.
  • Have a willingness and ability to seek consultation when necessary. 

Requirements/Qualifications

The minimum staff qualifications for a Senior Intensive Care Coordinator include:

• A master's-level clinician, licensed at the independent level with at least 3 years of experience in providing out-patient and community-based behavioral health services to youth and families.
• Supervisory experience preferred and with strong leadership qualities.
• Experience with Wraparound process; working collaboratively with state agencies, consumer advocacy groups and/or behavioral health facilities.
• Capacity to be self-directed, team oriented and very flexible as well as strong oral, written and organizational skills.
• Language capacity preferred (Spanish, Haitian Creole, Cape Verdean Creole, Portuguese)
• Maintaining certification in the Massachusetts CANS.
• Basic computer fluency, including Microsoft Office.
• An active driver's license and automobile, as some travel is required.

Contact Information

Binh Tran
btran@jri.org

Salary Information: JRI offers excellent benefits and a competitive salary. We are an equal opportunity employer and actively seek candidates from diverse backgrounds including women, communities of color, the LGBT community and people living with disabilities.


Bilingual Motivational Interviwer (MI) Part-Time

Hiring Company: Northeastern University
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

Bilingual individuals for Motivational Interviewing (MI) study in Boston, MA needed (part-time position)

Position description: Bilingual (Spanish) interventionist to provide motivational interviewing as part of a randomized clinical trial funded by the National Institutes of Health. Up to 20 hours/week.  Must be available to work during the day, some evening and weekend hours. The study is a collaboration between Northeastern University's Bouvé College of Health Sciences and the South End Community Health Center, in Boston, MA.

All applicants need to complete an interview with study investigators.  The successful candidate will participate in MI training provided by a certified MI trainer, as well as training in study protocol.  As part of your participation as an interventionist in the clinical trial, you will receive ongoing supervision from the MI trainer.   You will be paid per hour ($25.00).  This is an excellent opportunity for individuals interested in learning Motivational Interviewing. 

Requirements/Qualifications

Qualifications:
• Must be fluent in both English and Spanish
• Able to conduct health interviews in Spanish
• Must have at least a Bachelor's degree
• Some interest/experience in doing clinical work
• Psychology/Social Work background/experience preferred
• Must be available to work day time hours

Contact Information

Please send your resume and any questions about the position to Tonya Tavares
T.Tavares@neu.edu

Salary Information: $25 p/h, up to 20 hours/wk.


Adult Case Manager

Hiring Company: Catholic Charities
Location: Portland, Maine

Job Description

Our Adult Mental Health Case Managers are a dynamic team of professionals who provide intensive support to people with persistent mental illness. Case Managers assist with assessment, service/treatment plan development and provision, monitoring, obtaining services, meeting basic needs, advocacy and counseling, and maintaining records.Case Managers are dependable, possesses limit setting skills, is consistent and has the ability to work with people in a variety of lifestyles. The work is done primarily in clients' residences and the community, and involves travel and meetings throughout the Greater Portland area.

Requirements/Qualifications

• Certification or eligibility for certification as a Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician/Community (MHRT/C).

• Licensure as a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) is desirable.

• Two (2) years of directly related experience is preferred.

 

Contact Information

Please use this link to apply: https://www.ccmaine.org/employment/jobs/application/job-application/job/27

Salary Information: Commensurate with experience


Children's Corps Members

Hiring Company: Fostering Change for Children
Location: New York City

Job Description

Children's Corps is an exciting program that supports and strengthens the child welfare system by supporting the individuals who service children and families in New York City. Children's Corps is building a community of professionals committed to serving children and families involved with the child welfare system and working to ensure that all children have safe, nurturing and stable homes.

Children's Corps looks for individuals who are dedicated to helping vulnerable children and families touched by the child welfare system. Once accepted into the program, members will enter the Children's Corps Summer Training Academy, which builds foundational skills to prepare for child welfare work. After completion of the training, members are placed in various frontline positions at agencies in New York City and Westchester, working in foster care, preventive services, and residential settings. Members are required to commit two years to their agency and to the work with children and families.

Children's Corps offers its members a rich experience to work, learn, grow, and make a difference in the lives of families! Benefits include:

  • A very close and supportive network of professionals, peers, and alumni
  • Dynamic and comprehensive pre-service training and on-going support
  • A job in NYC with full salary and benefits
  • A place to accomplish personal and professional goals and to develop your skills as the next leader in child welfare

The Children's Corps approach strives to:

  • Prepare its members to enter this field and meet the needs of children and families
  • Fully support it's members and their peers as they undertake this rewarding and challenging work
  • Foster a community of leaders committed to advocating for and leading efforts to make fundamental changes to the child welfare system

Requirements/Qualifications

Eligibility Requirements:
- A minimum of a bachelor's degree before summer training begins
- US citizenship or permanent residency
The ideal Children's Corps candidate is:
- Passionate about working to make a difference in the lives of children and families
- Eager to join a strong and supportive network and to develop professional skills
- Confident and motivated to make a 2-year commitment to working in child welfare
- Interested in a career in the non-profit/social justice sector
- Non-judgmental
- Flexible and resilient
- Very organized, able to set priorities and multi-task

Contact Information

Applications will be available on December 20, 2013. Please go to www. fosteringchangeforchildren. org/applytochildrenscorps.html and follow application directions. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Resumes will not suffice as an application. First deadline is January 17th, 2014. Final deadline is February 28th, 2014.

Salary Information: Full salary and benefits. $31,900-39,000 with full benefits; $40,000-45,000 with BSW/MSW or related masters degree


Integrated School Based Therapist

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

Job Description

BH Therapist needed to work providing evaluation, psychotherapy, and consultation services at our school based health centers. Position available in a middle school. Therapist will be involved in direct patient care including evaluations and follow up treatment. Therapist will also be involved with consultation to primary care providers, other behavioral health clinicians, and school staff that is co-located on the team at the school based health center. Therapist will also be involved in the development of team based work flows, team based care, and communication strategies with the school. Full time.

Requirements/Qualifications

Capacity to work effectively with a culturally diverse population necessary. Direct services are provided at LCHC School Based Health Centers.

Licensed Psychologist, LMHC, LMFT, LCSW, LICSW
Licensed to practice in Massachusetts

Contact Information

Erin Devanney
edevanney@lchcnet.org

(781) 691-7156

Salary Information: $46,000-$55,000


Renewal House Shelter/Community Advocate

Hiring Company: Renewal House Shelter
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

Full-time position 
Renewal House, a program of the Unitarian Universalist Urban Ministry, provides temporary emergency shelter and services for individuals and families fleeing domestic violence and abuse. We provide individual and group advocacy and support, as well as referrals and guidance in the areas of housing, education, employment and the legal system. We are committed to social justice by working closely with individuals and families as they move forward in their lives. We do this by utilizing a restorative/transformative model of education, advocacy and personal/communal support.

Renewal House provides advocacy for survivors of all genders and sexual orientations. This position is partially funded by an Office on Violence against Women (OVW) grant specifically supporting work with LGBQ/T communities of color (specifically Latino and black).

We are looking for someone with strong interpersonal skills; experience in social service settings, especially in domestic violence issues; and a commitment to continued personal and professional growth. Ours is a supportive multicultural staff team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing supportive advocacy to individuals/families in the shelter
  • Answering and assisting callers on the hotline
  • Compiling monthly statistics required by grants and state contracts
  • Facilitating support group meetings, events and gatherings with LGBQ/T individuals (specifically those who identify as Black or Latino)
  • Assisting in managing the maintenance, organizing and cleanliness of the shelter
  • Co-facilitating community outreach/education trainings with youth and adults
  • Supervising and training volunteers and interns
  • Attending community networking and training meetings
  • Continuing education in issues related to advocacy work
  • Preferred hours: Monday-Friday day and evening hours, flexibility required

Requirements/Qualifications

Qualifications:

Commitment to social justice, excellent written and verbal communication skills; knowledge of restorative/transformative practices in working with individuals who have experienced trauma; computer aptitude, including knowledge of databases and data management; B.A. in social work or related field and/or comparable work experience with individuals in crisis (specifically LGBQ/T individuals of color); commitment to working toward non-violence; team player; ability to take initiative and take responsibility for one's own professional development. 

Individuals of all cultures, colors, sexual orientations and genders encouraged to apply.  Bilingual (Spanish/English) skills highly preferred.

Contact Information

Please mail or email resume and cover letter to:
schorley-at-uuum.org
Renewal House
PO Box 919
Boston, MA 02120
Attention:  Rev. Susan Chorley, Director

Salary Information: $32,000. Excellent benefits


Social Worker (1234)

Hiring Company: Commonwealth Care Alliance
Location: Charlestown, Brockton, and Lawrence

Job Description

Organization Overview:
Commonwealth Care Alliance Clinical Group is a clinical affiliate of Commonwealth Care Alliance, a growing nonprofit organization that has been nationally recognized for our innovative approach to healthcare for elders and persons with disabilities. Our clinical teams benefit from a much greater opportunity to get to know members than is possible in a traditional care setting. We have openings for individuals who want to be part of a committed and collaborative interdisciplinary team providing high quality enhanced primary care and service coordination to individuals.

Position Summary:
The Social Worker provides direct service to patients at the request of the primary care providers for evaluation and short term support.  The Social Worker provides consultation to the clinical team, assists in accessing appropriate Behavioral Health services, and participates in team meetings.  The Social Worker works collaboratively with the clinical team and other community supports to assist patients with issues relative to MassHealth eligibility, spend down, and other benefit and financial issues. We have positions available in Charlestown, Brockton, and Lawrence.

Requirements/Qualifications

Qualifications:

 

·            MSW; LICSW or Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist preferred but not required.

·            Three to five years' experience providing behavioral health services.

·            Experience with disability preferred

·            Current Massachusetts licensure required

·            Proven skills, knowledge base, and judgment necessary for independent clinical decision making

·            Excellent organizational, time management and problem solving skills

·            Ability to function effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team

·            Effective oral and written skills

Contact Information

Please apply here:

https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=5563091&t=2


Resident Service Coordinator

Hiring Company: RTH Resident Services Division
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

Mission:
The Resident Service Coordinator's (RSC) mission is to enable residents to live as independently and self-sufficiently as possible while maintaining their dignity and autonomy by informing them of available resources, assisting them in obtaining the services they choose to use and advocating for the resident when necessary.  The RCS is committed to working with people in a way that is nonjudgmental, non-intrusive, confidential and that promotes resident empowerment autonomy and dignity.  The RSC promotes safe living environments and encourages the growth of community to better meet the needs of individual residents in housing communities.  The RSC is an intricate part of the housing and property team and plays a critical role in the overall positive maintenance of the property for the enjoyment of its residents and the respect of its neighbors.  This may include enabling residents to be more fully successfully participating in the social, educational and economic mainstream.

Goals:
Following established professional standards of practice and code of ethics, the RSC works to:

  • Increase the ability of residents to uphold lease obligations (timely rent payments, proper unit maintenance and quiet and peaceful enjoyment of the property for residents and neighbors). 
  • Support efforts that enhance a resident's quality of life, empower them and promote the resident's independence and self-sufficiency
  • Build healthy communities through the active participation and cooperation of the management team, community agencies and residents.
  • Facilitate the provision of program support and/or intervention to stabilize families in need through coordination with community resources.

Responsibilities:
The RSC as appropriate to the resident population and setting:

  1. Welcome new residents and explains the RSC program as well as appropriate and available community resources, programs and services. 
  2. Identifies need for assistance; educates on available resources; links and connects residents with appropriate programs services as requested.
  3. Develops linkages with community service organizations and programs.
  4. Keeps current regarding available community resources, federal, state and local programs and fulfills required education and training requirements.
  5. Advocates for the residents and acts as liaison between residents and management as well as with community.
  6. Encourages residents' self-advocacy and empowerment in meeting their social, psychological, physical, economic and other self-sufficiency needs.
  7. Works with management to help to preserve resident tenancy.
  8. Follows mandated reporting requirements according to adult and child protective state statues.
  9. Maintains appropriate resident files with proper documentation of information in a secure location to ensure privacy and confidentiality.
  10. Follows-up appropriately with residents.
  11. Evaluates the outcomes of the RSC program annually.
  12. Fulfills timely reporting requirements for state and federal agencies.
  13. Maintains an updates documentation in the (ETO) Efforts to Outcomes database
  14. Remains flexible and completes extra duties as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications

Qualifications

  • MSW required, LCSW or LICSW preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication, organization and time management skills
  • Experience working in a urban, community setting; preferably in housing
  • Experience working with families of diverse ages, races, and abilities
  • Strong leadership and community building skills
  • Understanding of resources in the Boston area and experience navigate through regional non-profit and government agencies
  • Knowledgeable about services available to assist people with a disability, housing, drug or alcohol abuse, domestic violence or mental health issues.
  • Some supervisory experience
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Possess organizational, time management and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of relevant state, federal and local resources and agencies

 Bicultural, bilingual Chinese speakers encouraged to apply

Contact Information

Bicultural, bilingual Chinese speakers encouraged to apply.
Please reply to:
Scott Amaral, Director of Resident Services
Roxbury Tenants of Harvard
11 New Whitney Street
Boston, MA  01215
(617) 232-0204
samara@roxburytenants.org


Housing Search / Stabilization Specialist - DS

Hiring Company: Action for Boston Community Development, Inc.
Location: 178 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02111

Job Description

Housing and Homelessness Department — Dimock Shelter

Assist families at the Eliza Mahoney homeless shelter with housing search assistance and previously homeless families with stabilization services. Work with clients to overcome barriers that prevent them from obtaining/maintaining permanent housing. Connect clients with community resources, medical and/or mental health providers and other support agencies to facilitate self-sufficiency. Assist clients with developing/maintaining a budget in order to obtain/maintain permanent housing. Screen clients on eligibility for various subsidized housing programs and guide them through the application process. Accompany clients to apartment viewings, lease signings and/or housing appeals. Assist clients in negotiations with landlords, property managers, housing authorities and community agencies in order to obtain/maintain permanent housing. Work with the Housing Court Advocate on pending court cases and appeals. Maintain accurate case notes and document client-related activities. Perfo rm other related duties as required.

Requirements/Qualifications

Minimum of a high school diploma/GED, with one to three years of related experience required. Associate's degree in Human Services or related field preferred. Must have knowledge of housing subsidies and homeless and housing issues. Strong verbal and written communication skills required. Must be able to handle a variety of assignments and have the flexibility to work some evenings if necessary. Must have a valid driver's license to travel between sites. Bilingual skills preferred. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Contact Information

All applications and inquiries should be directed to the Human Resources Department, 178 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02111, Fax: (617) 423-7693, or email hr@bostonabcd.org.
Please visit our website at www.bostonabcd.org for additional employment listings.

Salary Information: Commensurate with Experience


Housing Operations Manager

Hiring Company: Action for Boston Community Development
Location: 178 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111

Job Description

Housing and Homelessness Department

Responsible for direct service management, program operations, and staff supervision in accordance with ABCD policies, regulations, and performance standards. Assist in the development and implementation of new training protocols and tools to support staff. Implement and monitor direct service delivery procedures, including providing guidance to staff as it relates to assessing client needs, conducting home visits and crisis management. Intervene and assume responsibility for difficult cases when necessary. Ensure data integrity and confidentiality, and implement documentation and file review protocols. Act as a program liaison with internal and external departments. Submit reports and statistical data to the Director of Housing for review and approval. Attend meetings and trainings as needed. Perform other related duties as required.

Requirements/Qualifications

Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Human Services or a related field, with three to five years of related experience in human services required. Must have prior experience working with the homeless population and an understanding of accessing affordable housing. Demonstrated ability to train and supervise staff required. Must be able to manage multiple and complex tasks. Must have strong written, verbal, interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Ability to interact professionally with staff at various levels within the organization required. Must be willing to conduct home visits in various Boston neighborhoods. Ability to work and establish boundaries with staff and clients required. Must be able to work with mental health, substance abuse and domestic violence issues. Valid driver's license required. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural b ackgrounds.

Contact Information

All applications and inquiries should be directed to the Human Resources Department, 178 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02111, Fax: (617) 423-7693, or email hr@bostonabcd.org.
Please visit our website at www.bostonabcd.org for additional employment listings.

Salary Information: Commensurate with experience


Stabilization Specialist

Hiring Company: Action for Boston Community Development, Inc.
Location: 178 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02111

Job Description

Housing and Homelessness Department — Families at Home / Shelter Plus Care / Housing Court Advocacy Program

Provide stabilization and follow-up services to households served through the Families at Home/Shelter Plus Care/Housing Court Advocacy program. Conduct assessment of stabilization needs and develop a plan to best meet housing and stabilization goals. Maintain regular contact with clients regarding court agreements, repayment plans, court judgments, and all housing and service delivery needs. Assist clients with applying for eligible benefits and resources. Work with clients to develop stable tenancies, including assisting them with housing search if they are in temporary and/or unstable housing. Provide and contribute to the knowledge of successful outcomes through expanded/refined data collection and analysis using the ETO software system. Work with partnering agencies to ensure that comprehensive, collaborative models and strategies are implemented. Perform other related duties as required.

Requirements/Qualifications

Minimum of a high school diploma/GED, with one to three years of experience in case management or a related service required. Associate's degree in Human Services or related field preferred. Must have some experience with and knowledge of homeless and housing issues, as well as housing subsidies. Willingness to conduct home visits in various neighborhoods and accompany clients to neighborhood services as based on client schedules required. Must have the ability to work and set appropriate boundaries with clients with various mental health, substance abuse, and domestic violence issues. Strong problem-solving skills required. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Valid driver's license required. Bilingual skills preferred. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Contact Information

All applications and inquiries should be directed to the Human Resources Department, 178 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02111, Fax: (617) 423-7693, or email hr@bostonabcd.org.
Please visit our website at www.bostonabcd.org for additional employment listings.

Salary Information: Commensurate with Experience


Mental Health Clinician (full-time or part-time)

Hiring Company: AIDS Action Committee Job Description
Location: MA

Job Description

Job Objective:           
To provide mental health and/or substance use counseling and therapy, case coordination, crisis intervention and mental health referrals for people living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C or STI's.

Duties:

  1.  Provide office, community home-based, and drop in based mental health services to up to 50 clients living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C or STI's who are in need of, but not connected to mental health services. Conduct bio-psycho-social assessments to inform client diagnoses and client centered treatment plan.  
  2. Provide clients with easily accessible and low-threshold services that operate within the harm reduction framework.  This includes assisting clients with accessing mental health services on a walk-in, triage, and as-needed basis.  
  3. Employ a wide range of client centered and strengths-based techniques including harm reduction psychotherapy, motivational interviewing, solution focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and trauma informed therapy to treat mental health and substance use issues concurrently (when applicable).  
  4. Work as part of an integrated team with case managers and peer advocates (and other essential staff as needed) to ensure that clients are connected to supports and services that will assist clients in optimizing health outcomes and move towards self sufficiency.  
  5. Provide clinical support and outreach within AAC's drop-in centers to form therapeutic relationships and trust with clients who use services within these venues.  
  6. Work with and support clients in employing a range a of risk reduction and behavior change strategies.  
  7. Maintain close collaboration and communication with external medical and mental health providers, including all psychopharmacology prescribers, to help facilitate clients' connection to and engagement in medical care.  
  8. Develop and maintain collaboration with a wide-range of mental health and substance use resources and treatment options within the Greater Boston area to refer and link clients to third party reimbursable and traditional treatment, as applicable.   Provide linkage to culturally competent resources and treatment for those who are experiencing homelessness, active substance users, recent immigrants, people of color and/or people who identify as part of the GLBT community.  
  9. Facilitate or co-facilitate psycho-educational groups on relevant topics, including mental health, substance use, adherence to medication and care, and health promotion.
  10. Directly respond to client needs and crisis situations.  Provide crisis coverage and support.  
  11. Provide supervision to mental health interns, as needed.  
  12. Attend department and agency meeting and trainings as required.  
  13. Participate in the annual AIDS Walk.  
  14. Complete other duties as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications

Qualifications:
• LICSW in state of MA, required.
• Experience working with young adults' ages 18 to 24, strongly preferred.
• Experience working with clients who have mental health and/or addiction issues and knowledge of and commitment to using a harm reduction, motivational interviewing strengths-based and client centered treatment modalities.
• Comfort and experience in providing treatment in nontraditional settings such as clients' homes, drop in centers and other community settings.
• Experience with risk reduction, behavior change and HIV/HCV/STI prevention strategies.
• Experience with group facilitation and training.
• Experience working with the following populations: GLBT, immigrants, people living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS and/or medical issues, substance use, homelessness, mental illness, poverty and trauma.
• Knowledge and/or experience in social justice issues.
• Capacity to work independently and as part of interdisciplinary team.

Contact Information

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter, with your last name, first initial, and job title in the subject line to resumes@aac.org


LICSW in Pediatric Primary Care

Hiring Company: Pediatric Physicians' Organization at Children's Hospital
Location: Various locations including: Mansfield, Wareham, Revere, Needham, Sudbury, and Bridgewater

Job Description

The Pediatric Physicians' Organization at Children's (PPOC), an affiliate of Boston Children's Hospital, is seeking candidates for an exciting opportunity in pediatric behavioral health integration. Successful candidates will become an integrated member of the clinical staff at a PPOC primary care practice. Working within the practice's family-centered medical home, the LICSW will deliver short-term, evidence-based, behavioral health services to patientsand families, provide consultative support to medical staff, and coordinate behavioral health referrals and services beyond the practice walls.

Requirements/Qualifications

A master's degree in social work is required, and you must be licensed as a LICSW in Massachusetts.

A minimum of three years clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and families in pediatric primary care, or other pediatric medical setting is strongly preferred.

Experience with cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing and problem solving therapy is highly desirable.

Candidates should have a proven record of collaborative service delivery,
outstanding written and verbal communication skills, and the flexibility and adaptability required to work in a busy medical practice.

Contact Information

For more information, or to apply (submit a cover letter, CV, three professional references, and clinical writing sample) contact:

Jonas Bromberg, Psy.D.
Program Manager, Behavioral Health Integration
Pediatric Physicians' Organization at Children's
77 Pond Avenue, Suite 205C
Brookline, MA 02445

Salary Information: Negotiable


Case Manager - Part-time (Natick)

Hiring Company: Family Promise Metrowest
Location: Natick, MA

Job Description

Provide case management and crisis intervention services to families who are homeless and currently participating in Family Promise Metrowest's temporary shelter or transitional housing program. This is a highly responsible position providing assessment, management and advocacy services to homeless families with children. Social work degree and minimum of 3 years experience providing case management required.

20 hours per week.

Contact Information

Interested applicants please send cover letter and resume to director@familypromisemetrowest.org


Adoption Recruiter

Hiring Company: Mass. Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE)
Location: Springfield, MA

Job Description

The Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE), a private non-profit organization that recruits adoptive homes for children in foster care, is seeking a full time Adoption Recruiter in their Springfield office. The recruiter finds adoptive families for the most difficult to place children and teens waiting in foster care by managing and employing an intensive child focused recruitment strategy. This is grant funded position by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption as part of the Wendy's Wonderful Kids program. The family recruiter works closely with adoption staff from the Department of Children and Families.

Requirements/Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a MSW or related degree with at least two years of child welfare experience, preferably in foster care or adoption. Strong communication (written and verbal), organizational and interpersonal skills are needed to work with a diverse population. Must be self-motivated and able to work very independently. Position requires regular travel throughout the geographic region of Western and Central MA, attendance at monthly staff meeting in Boston, occasional weekend work in various areas of the state and late afternoon and evening work. Candidates must have a valid driver's license, auto insurance and access to a car. Full benefit package.

Contact Information

Contact: Maurine Albano
maurine.albano@state.ma.us

Salary Information: Low $40K


Psychotherapist

Hiring Company: Boston Evening Therapy Associates
Location: 1180 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA

Job Description

Seeking highly skilled, creative and motivated psychotherapists/counselors (LICSW, PsyD, PhD, or LMHC) who want to build a thriving practice with us. We are Boston Evening Therapy Associates, www.bostoneveningtherapy.com. If you wish to build over the next 12 months a busy practice of 27+ patients per week, are entrepreneurial and work well in a supportive and dynamic team structure, we are interested in speaking with you. Must have excellent clinical skills and training, must enjoy writing about the field and are willing to help promote the practice.

Requirements/Qualifications

LICSW, LMHC or PsyD

Contact Information

Please click on the "join us" tab in the upper right of our website at www.bostoneveningtherapy.com

 

Salary Information: will discuss


Sentencing Advocate Opportunities, Juvenile Life without Parole (JLWOP) (Part Time)

Hiring Company: Youth Advocacacy Division of the Committee for Public Counsel Services
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

The Youth Advocacy Division of the Committee for Public Counsel Services is recruiting sentencing advocates to assist criminal defense attorneys in cases of individuals who were sentenced to life without parole as juveniles.  The sentencing advocate will work as part of a legal defense team, and provide zealous advocacy for each client.  The sentencing advocate will exhaustively investigate a client's life through client, family, and witness interviews. They will be responsible for the collection and review of pertinent documentation. The sentencing advocate will identify mitigating factors that impacted the client's life prior to and during incarceration. The sentencing advocate will write reports to be submitted to the Court and in some cases will be called upon to testify. As part of the legal defense team, a sentencing advocate works with the defense attorney to prepare the client for his best possible defense.

CPCS will provide training specialized training in sentencing advocacy to skilled forensic mental health professionals who meet the qualifications and are interested in the responsibilities listed below.

Responsibilities:

As part of the defense team, the sentencing advocate will conduct an ongoing, exhaustive, and independent investigation of every aspect of the client's character, history, record and any circumstances of the offense, or other factors, which may provide a basis for a lesser sentence. The investigation into a client's life history must survey a broad set of sources and includes, but is not limited to: medical history; prenatal and pediatric health information; exposure to harmful substances in utero and in the environment; substance abuse history; mental health history; history of maltreatment and neglect; trauma history; educational history; employment and training history;  multi-generational family history, genetic disorders and vulnerabilities, as well as multi-generational patterns of behavior; prior juvenile and adult correctional experience; religious, gender, sexual orientation, ethnic, racial, cultural and community influences; socio-economic, historical, and political factors. 

Interviewing and Assessment 

  • Conduct in-depth client bio-psychosocial interviews of the client, the client's family members, and other important witnesses obtain the client's personal history as well as an inventory of the client's strengths and needs.  Client interviews will take place in correctional facilities. Interviews of family members, witnesses and others may take place in the community.
  • Detail a client's personal history through collecting and analyzing all relevant records and interviewing client's family members and other personal and collateral contacts.

Alternative Sentencing Planning and Accessing Services

  • Collaborate with defense team members to develop mitigation strategies and alternative sentencing options.
  • Gain comprehensive knowledge of the effects of incarceration as well as the community based services available to clients who may be released to the community
  • May prepare written assessments, persuasive alternative sentencing and treatment plans, and Aid in Sentencing Memoranda to assist defense attorney in negotiating plea agreements and sentencing outcomes.
  • May present informal and/or formal testimony during court proceedings.

Salary:

Sentencing Advocates will be hired individually by attorneys representing these clients, and will bill CPCS as vendors at an hourly rate that is dependent upon experience, education, and licensure (if applicable). It is anticipated that each case will require approximately 100 to 200 hours over six months of time. Billing rates range from $75.00 to $ 190.00 per hour.  There are no benefits associated with this part-time hourly position.

Requirements/Qualifications

Qualifications

Education

  • Master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling or related field required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • The training and ability to obtain, understand and analyze all documentary and anecdotal information relevant to the client's life history.
  • Have specialized training in identifying, documenting and interpreting symptoms of mental and behavioral impairment, including cognitive deficits, mental illness, developmental disability, neurological deficits; long-term consequences of deprivation, neglect and maltreatment during developmental years; social, cultural, historical, political, religious, racial, environmental and ethnic influences on behavior; effects of substance abuse and the presence, severity and consequences of exposure to trauma.
  • Be able to furnish information in a form useful to counsel and any experts through methods including, but not limited to: genealogies, chronologies, social histories, and studies of the cultural, socioeconomic, environmental, political, historical, racial and religious influences on the client in order to aid counsel in developing an affirmative case for sparing the defendant's life. 
  • Must possess the knowledge and skills to obtain all relevant records pertaining to the client and others. They must understand the various methods and mechanisms for requesting records and obtaining the necessary waivers and releases, and the commitment to pursue all means of obtaining records.
  • Experienced in working with juvenile justice systems or adult justice systems, in a defense capacity.
  • Knowledge of social, psychological, economic, legal, and medical factors that impact children and their families.
  • Skilled in client interviewing, assessment, case management, and treatment planning.
  • Skilled in interacting with persons of various social, racial, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of public and private social services systems and resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and persuasively orally and in writing.
  • Proven ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team. 

Employment Conditions

  • Must have no criminal convictions.

Contact Information

Please email your current resume or CV along with a cover letter detailing your interest in this opportunity, as well as a writing sample, and three professional references to:

 

lgigliotti@publiccounsel.net

 

Lisa Gigliotti

Statewide Sentencing Advocate

Youth Advocacy Division

Committee for Public Counsel Services

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