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December 2011

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Assistant Program Director

Hiring Company: Walden Behavioral Care
Location: Northampton

Job Description

Walden Behavioral Care is New England's leading provider for eating disorders with a comprehensive continuum of care including inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient specialty programs. As part of the continuum, Walden operates a 45-bed private psychiatric hospital that provides both psychiatric and inpatient eating disorder treatment.

We are currently seeking an Assistant Program Director for our Northampton location. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Conducting group and individual counseling sessions
  • Supervising the clinical team
  • Participating in treatment team and discharge planning

Requirements/Qualifications

Education: Masters degree in social work, psychology or related field

Desired Experience: Previous experience providing direct clinical care in a mental health setting; inpatient, residential, partial hospital, intensive IOP or crisis team setting is desired. Candidate should possess strong clinical, DBT, CBT, organizational and communication skills, along with the ability to multitask and function well in a fast paced mental health environment and to collaborate well with others. Eating disorder experience and familiarity working with adults and adolescents preferred.

License/Certification: LICSW, Licensed in Massachusetts

Contact Information

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Resume@waldenbehavioralcare.com.


Program Director

Hiring Company: Walden Behavioral Care
Location: South Shore

Job Description

Walden Behavioral Care is New England's leading provider for eating disorders with a comprehensive continuum of care including inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient specialty programs. As part of the continuum, Walden operates a 45-bed private psychiatric hospital that provides both psychiatric and inpatient eating disorder treatment.

As part of our expansion activities across the Region, we are currently looking for a Program Director to open our South Shore facility and be responsible for all program activities and treatment services to be established at that site. The Director is responsible for ensuring effective and efficient clinical programming, program staffing, selection and supervision of staff, budgeting and compliance with all organizational and regulatory agency standards. The Director promotes patient client care consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Walden Behavioral Care.

Requirements/Qualifications

Education: Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Nursing, Counseling or related field.

Desired Experience: 5 years clinical experience with a psychiatric, mental health and/or eating disorder population. 5 years clinical supervisory and managerial experience with a budget in excess of $1M and minimum of 8-10 direct reports.

License/Certification: Ph.D., Psy.D., LICSW, LCSW

Contact Information

Please visit our website at www.waldenbehavioralcare.com to learn more about our services. Interested candidates should email their curriculum vitae to resume@waldenbehavioralcare.com to be considered for this opportunity. EOE


Assistant Program Director

Hiring Company: Walden Behavioral Care
Location: South Windsor, CT

Job Description

Walden Behavioral Care is New England's leading provider for eating disorders with a comprehensive continuum of care including inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient specialty programs. As part of the continuum, Walden operates a 45-bed private psychiatric hospital that provides both psychiatric and inpatient eating disorder treatment.

As part of our expansion activities, we are currently looking for an Assistant Program Director to open our South Windsor, CT facility. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Conducting group and individual counseling sessions;
  • Supervising the clinical team;
  • Participating in treatment team and discharge planning.

Requirements/Qualifications

Education: Masters degree in social work, psychology or related field.

Desired Experience: Previous experience providing direct clinical care in a mental health setting; inpatient, residential, partial hospital, intensive IOP or crisis team setting is desired. Candidate should possess strong clinical, DBT, CBT, organizational and communication skills, along with the ability to multitask and function well in a fast paced mental health environment and to collaborate well with others. Eating disorder experience and familiarity working with adults and adolescents preferred.

License/Certification: LICSW, Licensed in Connecticut.

Contact Information

Please visit our website at www.waldenbehavioralcare.com to learn more about our services. Interested candidates should email their curriculum vitae to resume@waldenbehavioralcare.com to be considered for this opportunity. EOE


Clinical Social Worker / Case Manager

Hiring Company: Walden Behavioral Care
Location: South Windsor, CT

Job Description

Walden Behavioral Care is New England's leading provider for eating disorders with a comprehensive continuum of care including inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient specialty programs. As part of the continuum, Walden operates a 45-bed private psychiatric hospital that provides both psychiatric and inpatient eating disorder treatment.

The Clinical Social Worker/Case Manager provides clinical social work/case management in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Walden Behavioral Care and the NASW. This candidate is responsible for psychosocial assessments, individual, group and family therapy, participate in team planning, utilization review, discharge planning/case management, crisis intervention and liaison services with referral sources.

Requirements/Qualifications

Education: Masters degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field.

Desired Experience: Experience providing direct clinical care in a mental health setting. Inpatient, partial hospital, residential or crisis team experience preferred. Strong clinical skills in the mental health field with the ability to collaborative effectively across multiple disciplines. Excellent communication skills, including verbal and written, as well as strong organizational and interpersonal skills while demonstrating a high level of energy, enthusiasm and engagement. Proven ability to multitask and function well in a fast paced mental health environment.

License/Certification: LCSW, LICSW LMHC or eligible in the state of Connecticut.

Contact Information

Please visit our website at www.waldenbehavioralcare.com to learn more about our services. Interested candidates should email their curriculum vitae to resume@waldenbehavioralcare.com to be considered for this opportunity. EOE


Social Worker / Clinician — Adolescent IOP

Hiring Company: Walden Behavioral Care

Job Description

Walden Behavioral Care is New England's leading provider for eating disorders with a comprehensive continuum of care including inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient specialty programs. As part of the continuum, Walden operates a 45-bed private psychiatric hospital that provides both psychiatric and inpatient eating disorder treatment.

We are currently seeking a full time Social Worker / Clinician in our Adolescent IOP Program. To be successful, candidates must be experienced in family therapy, behaviorally oriented, high energy, and enthusiastic about learning. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing clinical social work/case management in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Walden Behavioral Care and the NASW. This candidate will be responsible for conducting psychosocial assessments, individual, group and family therapy, participating in treatment planning, utilization review, discharge planning/case management, crisis intervention and liaison services with referral sources.

Requirements/Qualifications

Education: MSW is required.

Desired Experience: The successful candidate must have at least 2+ years experience with adolescents and families, and knowledge of CBT and DBT is preferred.

Knowledge Required: Strong clinical, organizational and communication skills. Ability to multitask and function well in a fast paced mental health environment and to collaborate well with others.

License/Certification: Massachusetts License/Certification Required —LICSW, LCSW.

Contact Information

Walden is conveniently located near Routes 128/95 and the Mass Pike with free garage parking. Please visit our website at www.waldenbehavioralcare.com to learn more about our services. Interested candidates should email curriculum vitae to resume@waldenbehavioralcare.com. EOE


Medical/Long-term care Social Worker

Hiring Company: Brookline Health Care Center
Location: Brookline, MA

Job Description

The social worker will work with primarily geriatric patients in both short-term medical rehab and long-term care. Position responsibilities include but are not limited to: medical discharge planning for patients in short-term medical rehab, assists with planning and implementing a comprehensive social service program including: performing mental status exams, mood assessments and behavior assessments; behavior and mood treatment planning; working with patient families; case management; documentation in patient charts; working with an interdisciplinary team; advocacy. Fast paced work environment.

LICSW supervision provided. This position is paid 40 hours a week and offers comprehensive benefits including health insurance and paid vacation.

Requirements/Qualifications

MSW or BSW or degree in Human Services required. Must either have social work license or be actively working towards obtaining a social work license. Chinese language capability a plus.

Contact Information

Deepa Eberlin, administrator
Brookline Health Care Center
99 Park St.
Brookline, MA 02090
(617)731-1050


Licensed Clinician

Hiring Company: Spectrum Health Systems Inc.
Location: Dorchester, MA

Job Description

Spectrum Health Systems Inc. is a private, non-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals impacted by addiction and/or mental illness. For forty-two years, Spectrum Health Systems has been on the forefront of substance abuse and mental health treatment, helping thousands of individuals overcome addiction to lead satisfying and productive lives.

Today, Spectrum is a national leader in substance abuse and mental health treatment, serving 40,000 individuals each year through more than 100 institutional and community-based programs, from Maine to Washington State. Many of Spectrum's programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. is looking for a Clinician for its adolescent division in Dorchester. We offer a great team environment with the opportunity to work with dedicated professionals. This is a once in a life time opportunity to make a difference in someone's life.

Clinician will assist the Clinical Director in the implementation, ongoing development and management of the Program's clinical component. The Clinician will be responsible for providing direct clinical services, administering youth assessment and evaluation instruments as permitted by licensure and professional regulations, provide crisis management, and offer clinical support in the program milieu as needed.

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Master's degree in human services or related field preferred and LCSW or license eligible.
  • Two years field experience, preferably with at-risk youth.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess and diagnose a client in crisis; client triage and referral skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and basic computer skills required.

Contact Information

Please apply by sending a resume and cover letter via email at resumes@spectrumsys.org, or via postal mail to:
Spectrum Health Systems
Attn: Elise Moberg
10 Mechanic Street Suite 302
Worcester, MA 01608


Clinical Social Worker — Satellite/Ambulatory Practices/Medical Homes

Hiring Company: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

Please click here for a complete job description.


Project Manager/Counselor - Violence Recovery Program

Job Description

The Violence Recovery Program of Fenway Community Health located in Boston, MA is seeking a full time Project Manager/Counselor to coordinate and implement an exciting new project aimed at addressing disparities in domestic violence services to LGBT people of color.

The Violence Recovery Program (VRP) at Fenway Health was founded in 1986 and provides counseling, support groups, advocacy, and referral services to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) victims of bias crime, domestic violence, sexual assault, and police misconduct. Our mission is 1) To provide services to LGBT victims who have experienced interpersonal violence as well as information and support to friends, family, and partners of survivors, 2) To raise awareness of how LGBT hate crime and domestic violence affects our communities through compiling statistics about these crimes and 3) To ensure that LGBT victims of violence are treated with sensitivity and respect by providing trainings and consultations with service providers and community agencies across the state.

The VRP is part of an organizational collaborative that has been awarded a 2-year, $300,000 grant by the U.S. Department of Justice: Office of Violence Against Women to address LGBT domestic violence in Boston-area GLBT communities of color. This anti-violence collaborative has been named Transforming Ourselves through Dialogue, Organizing and Services/TODOS in Action. Other partner organizations include the Hispanic Black Gay Coalition, The Network/La Red, and Renewal House.

TODOS in Action goals and objectives are to:

  • Engage in dialogue/leadership groups with LGBT people of color communities to better understand interests and needs, collectively envision new or enhanced services, share information, and provide leadership opportunities around domestic violence.
  • Increase culturally-grounded and accessible services to LGBT people of color who have experienced domestic violence.
  • Enhance healing and services for African-American and Latino/a LGBT survivors of domestic violence through collaboration, training and advocacy.

Under the supervision of the Coordinator of The Violence Recovery Program, The Project Manager/Counselor will convene the coordinating team monthly, oversee the development of innovative culturally and clinically informed services to GLBT People of Color in conjunction with community partners, and implement project goals through outreach and counseling within GLBT communities of color. In addition the Project Manager/Counselor will participate in Violence Recovery Program duties as follows:

  1. Provides direct services to clients:
    • Provides telephone or in person intake, screening and assessment of new cases.
    • Provides individual counseling for clients using established counseling procedures.
    • Recruits and screens applicants for violence support groups and co-leads these support groups using established counseling procedures.
    • Informs clients of rights, options, and available services during intake/initial discussion or as soon as practicable.
    • Coordinates service plans for clients including consultation to other agency departments; communicates with clients and other family members re: these plans.
    • Assists clients in accessing the criminal justice system and/or securing counseling and social services by giving client information and/or contacting service providers directly.
    • Accompanies clients to Court and/or police, as appropriate
  2. Facilitates provision of program services by collaborating with other community services and agencies in support of client rights.
    • Works with police and other criminal justice agencies to make them more accessible to GLBT crime victims and advocates for needed follow-up services.
    • Develops and maintains contacts in other assistance agencies; maintains updated referral lists.
    • Provides training and education to community groups and professional agencies about GLBT violence issues.
  3. Engages in outreach to the community-at-large.
    • Provides outreach about VRP services.
    • Participates in community education efforts concerning GLBT victim/survivor issues.
    • Conducts outreach to service providers and community organizations about VRP services.
  4. Effectively carries out activities related to VRP's provision of services to clients.
    • Prepares reports and statistics as directed on a monthly basis.
    • Participates in multidisciplinary, weekly team meetings.
    • Attends supervision sessions as scheduled and uses supervision appropriately to receive support and feedback related to ongoing cases
  5. Meets Agency Participatory Expectation
    • Adheres to all agency and departmental policies and procedures
    • Participates in quality assessment and improvement activities as requested
    • Adheres to the highest principles of patient and client confidentiality
    • Adheres to established safety policies, procedures and precautions; identifies potential or actual unsafe situations in the environment and takes measures to rectify the situation
    • Attends all required meetings, in-services and professional trainings
    • Maintains professional competence necessary to perform job responsibilities; maintains and provides agency with records of continuing education activities
    • Serves on agency committees and in professional organizations when requested

Requirements/Qualifications

Masters Degree in social work/counseling/public health or equivalent experience, knowledge of and commitment to GLBT and domestic violence issues; excellent written and verbal communication skills; advocacy skills; demonstrated consensus-building and leadership abilities; ability to manage projects, meet deadlines and work within a team environment. Fluency in Spanish preferred, LGBT people of color strongly encouraged to apply.

Contact Information

To apply please go to www.fenwayhealth.org, click on the Employment link, and follow directions for how to apply. Last date to apply is February 15th, 2012.


Clinical Coordinator

Hiring Company: Educational Day Academy
Location: Millbury, MA

Job Description

Oversees clinical activities, provides individual and group counseling to adolescents in an alternative school setting. Case management responsibilities. Assists with crisis management & intervention. Collaborates with other staff for student activities and programming. Assists with day-to-day school structure.

Requirements/Qualifications

Education Requirement: Master's degree
Qualifications: Two years' experience working with at-risk students within a school setting, license preferred.

Contact Information

Please submit your resume to Human Resources:
Y.O.U., Inc. 81 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 01604
E-mail: HR@youinc.org Web: www.youinc.org Fax: (508) 849-5617


Transitional Program AHS

Job Description

The goal of this program is to assist students in getting back into their regular class schedule, while providing a nurturing space to hold them emotionally and assist them in catching up academically. The Intervention Coordinator/Social Worker is here to coordinate and support the program, and the two staff. The students in the program will be split between the 2 Transitional Program Staff persons in the program so that these staff can coordinate the academic catch up for each student. Some day to day ongoing emotional support is provided by each staff person while the social worker coordinates and supports the larger emotional needs of the student.

Transitional Program Tutor Tasks (Behavioral Support Person/Support Staff)
Each Transitional Program Staff will be assigned half of the kids in the program for oversight around academic progress and day to day emotional support with the goal of each student resuming a regular schedule at AHS. Each Transitional Program Staff person will be responsible for the following tasks as they pertain to their students:

  • Monitor academic progress of assigned students in program
  • Assist student in returning to regular classes as quickly as possible, as long as emotionally ready
  • Maintain regular contact with classroom teachers around students' academic standing in each course and gathering coursework for each student as needed
  • Tutor student in coursework as needed, or seek help of teachers as needed
  • Communicate with hospital tutors and other outside tutors as needed
  • Collaborative work with school staff including social worker and other staff in program
  • Maintain open communication with Intervention Coordinator/Social Worker, the other Transitional Program Staff person, nurse, guidance, deans, and teachers as appropriate
  • Attend Student Support Team, re-entry and other meetings as they apply to caseload
  • Write updates using program form two times per month for each student on caseload, emailing them to each student's team
  • Attendance board updates
  • Monitor sign-in sheet
  • Attendance in Powerschool
  • Check-ins with kids as needed
  • Refer to Social Worker, nurse, deans, guidance or other staff as needed for crisis eval/support
  • Manage room and milieu
  • Assist students in developing coping skills to return to class
  • Communicate with outside providers as deemed necessary
  • Attend weekly or bi-weekly Trantional Program Staff meetings with other Staff person and Social Worker
  • Attend high school and district meetings and trainings as appropriate

Contact Information

Andrea N. Razi, LICSW
Intervention Coordinator/Social Worker
Arlington High School
Room 307
869 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476
ph 781-316-3651
fax 781-316-3319

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