- CANS Clinical Coordinator
- Family Advocate
- MSW Position
- Child and Family Therapist
- CBFS - Rehabilitation Coordinator
- Research Mental Health Clinician
- School Based Counseling Position
- Senior Prevention Specialist (Training and Technical Assistance Associate I
- Men's Health Coordinator
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Hiring Company: Lowell Community Health Center
Location: Lowell, MA
Lowell Community Health Center seeking a Part-Time (32 hours/wk) LICSW, LMHC or Licensed Psychologist.
Provide outpatient behavioral health services to clients at LCHC's Metta Health Center which provides integrated and holistic medical and behavioral health treatment to Lowell's SE Asian and recent refugee populations, primarily Cambodian, Lao, Iraqi, Bhutanese and Burmese.
Experience with/interest in working with victims of political trauma/torture and refugee/immigrant clients including with non-English speaking patients through collaboration with interpreters. Ability to appreciate and work with cultural differences. Prior experience working with refugees and in a medical setting helpful, but not required. Good organizational skills and comfort working in a team-based, collaborative setting. Position eligible for Loan Repayment.
Salary Information: Commensurate with experience.
CANS Clinical Coordinator
Hiring Company: Commonwealth Medicine's Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths Program
Location: Charlestown, MA / Worcester, MA
CWM's Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) Program provides extensive resources for training large groups of professionals that work with children and adolescents. The CANS instrument, developed by John S. Lyons, is designed to enhance communication among those who plan care for children and adolescents. CWM serves as the primary CANS training and technical assistance provider for the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS). Our team has trained more than 10,000 mental health providers in the use of CANS as a tool for information integration, communication and service planning. For example, we designed the training program and certification process for the Massachusetts Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) information integration tool — at the request of the state's Medicaid program (MassHealth).
Due to our continued growth, we are seeking a CANS Clinical Coordinator responsible for providing clinical and content expertise in implementing and evaluating CANS training and support. The CANS Coordinator will participate in: reviewing online training, certification, and support materials; informing updates to the training curriculum/website through expertise in behavioral health; conducting CQI of the training program; and contributing clinical knowledge to address topic areas such as incorporating CANS in a wraparound model of practice. The Clinical Coordinator will also be responsible for activities related to convening, staffing, and coordinating the CANS Advisory Council, which will be comprised of a cross-section of providers and stakeholders interested in developing CANS in daily practice.
- Serve as a key clinical expert for the CANS Training Program
- Provide clinical expertise to the provider community through training activities designed to transform the use of CANS in daily practice
- Review on-line certification training program for the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) instrument.
- Support all multimedia CANS sustaining activities including facilitating user groups, respond to help desk requests by providing clinical guidance to providers and responding to frequently asked questions, developing CANS updates, and coordinating and contributing to the CANS Newsletter.
- Offer suggestions for and respond to training-and-support adaptations in the CANS curriculum to maximize use of CANS.
- Maintain close connections with provider communities, e.g., outpatient- and inpatient mental-health providers; wraparound teams; human service agencies; managed care entities; and others.
- Participate as a member of the CANS CQI team to ensure quality and effectiveness of training.
- Develop and review ongoing support mechanisms and materials for all CANS users, including facilitation of periodic user groups and online support materials.
- Travel to off-site and national locations when needed.
- Master's Degree in social work (with current licensure in good standing to practice in MA), mental health, psychology, or related field
- 5 years of applied/clinical experience
- CANS certified
- Experience in training, coaching, and developing clinical practitioners, particularly those in outpatient service, in the use of clinical assessment tools strongly preferred
Candidates should include a cover letter as a writing sample, to express interest in the position. Should candidates have difficulty attaching cover letters, please forward as an email to Tricia.McCubrey@umassmed.edu.
Hiring Company: Smart From the Start
Location: Roxbury, MA
This position will provide advocacy and training to families in Boston's diverse communities. The Family Advocate will work across sites and neighborhoods to:
• Promote healthy parenting and knowledge of child development among our parent/caregiver population;
• Provide on and off-site advocacy and support to "Smart" enrolled families;
• Provide training to parents, and/or staff on individual advocacy issues;
• Provide targeted advocacy for special populations (teen parents, grandparents, etc.);
• Facilitate parenting support and education groups;
• Teach/model advocacy skills for staff and parents/caregivers;
• Engage and partner with other agencies to provide new avenues for collaboration in support of families;
• Facilitate Smart's school transition to school program for new kindergarten families;
• Work with staff to enhance workshop programs in sites to ensure that families are getting the education they need from other providers;
• Participate in professional development and staff meetings and events;
• Planning and participation in program-wide special events;
• Record keeping and reporting;
• Other duties as deemed appropriate by supervisor.
• Participating in the ongoing development of the Smart from the Start initiative through staff meetings, trainings and engagement of the local community;
• Becoming thoroughly knowledgeable about vital services in the community and assist families by providing referrals to community resources;
• Developing and maintaining relationships with partner agencies;
• Collecting and maintaining necessary information and documentation to support program evaluation in coordination with SMART staff and program evaluators;
• Participating in site-specific and SMART staff meetings and trainings as necessary;
• Other duties as deemed appropriate by supervisor.
Bachelor's or Associate Degree in Social Services, and a minimum of 5+ years professional work experience required. Significant work experience with culturally diverse families and ethnically and economically diverse communities; Ability to develop strong working relationships with others (individuals, families, co-workers, and community agencies); Knowledge of and familiarity with Boston neighborhoods, community organizations, and schools; Superb written and oral communication skills; Ability to lead others, work independently, and work as part of a team. Fluency in Spanish/Haitian Creole, preferred.
Salary Information: Starting salary is commensurate with experience.
Hiring Company: Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly (JCHE)
Location: Brighton, MA
Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly (JCHE) is looking for an MSW for a 30-hour position (full-time is 35). This would either be for an MSW with some experience working with older adults. or a new MSW who worked with older adults prior to the MSW program. This is not strictly a clinical position, but clinical skills are always used in the work. The tasks include developing a small group program, as well as overseeing community-wide projects.
Gaye Freed, Executive Director, Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly, Brighton Campus 617-912-8420 or email@example.com
Child and Family Therapist
Hiring Company: ServiceNet
Location: Greenfield, MA
Full time Child & Family Therapist:
ServiceNet's In Home Therapy & Pathways North Therapeutic After-school Program in Greenfield. Responsibilities include providing intensive therapeutic services for children and adolescents with mental health/ behavioral challenges and their families throughout Franklin County. Treatment is provided in families' homes, in an office and, as part of the Pathways North DMH program, a milieu/community-based setting. Hours will be split between the two programs.
Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy required, as is valid driver's license and reliable vehicle. Evening hours required.
Experience working with children and families required. In Home Therapy or equivalent. Experience is strongly preferred. Excellent training opportunities and LICSW supervision provided.
Send Resume & Cover Letter to:
Human Resources Department
296 Nonotuck Street
Florence, MA. 01062
Salary Information: $37,000-$39,000
CBFS - Rehabilitation Coordinator
Hiring Company: Vinfen Corporation
Location: Somerville / Cambridge, MA
Vinfen is a leading nonprofit human services organization that "transforms lives" by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. Vinfen supports thousands of adolescents and adults with psychiatric, developmental, and behavioral disabilities at more than 300 sites in eastern Massachusetts and Connecticut.
We are looking for compassionate, caring, dynamic staff to provide outreach services to clients living with psychiatric conditions in Cambridge and Somerville. Working as part of a Collaborative Action for Recovery (CAR) team, the Rehab Coordinator will provide community-based rehabilitation, support and supervision services to adults living in the Cambridge and Somerville area with mental illness and receiving services under the Department of Mental Health's Community Based Flexible Supports (CBFS) model. Using rehabilitation values, principles and techniques the Rehab Coordinator will provide consultation to both clients and team members on completing functional and strengths-based assessments and implementing Individual Action Plans (IAP), rehabilitation goals and intervention strategies. The Rehabilitation Coordinator will also assist the CAR Team leader in maintaining documentation tracking systems to ensure adherence to state and federal documentation standards. < br />
This is a fast paced, community based position geared toward helping clients engage in the recovery process and become a part of their community. Using a motivational interviewing and strengths based rehabilitation approach, outreach workers engage with clients and help them evaluate their current life circumstances compared to their hopes, dreams and plans for the future.
We have a few positions currently available. Please see below for the schedule of each:
Schedule: Monday, Thursday and Friday from 8:00AM to 4:00PM; Tuesday and Wednesday from 12:00PM to 8:00PM. (Job ID #: 5071)
Schedule: Four days 8AM to 4PM, one date 12PM to 8PM, every sixth weekend rotation. (Job ID #: 5660)
Vinfen serves a diverse population in its residential and day programs. Applicants who have a multicultural background and/or are bilingual are encouraged to apply. We offer a generous benefits package including:
•A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution as well as an employee-funded 403(b) plan
•Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision plans
•Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance
•Generous Vacation, Holiday, Personal and Sick Time Benefits
•Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care)
•Educational Assistance and Remission Programs
•$500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!
•Other generous benefits and perks!
To learn more about Vinfen, and/or to apply to this or other Vinfen positions, please visit our website at http://www.vinfen.org/careers/ and search for the corresponding Job ID. Recruiters, please no calls.
Two to three year's experience working with people with psychiatric disability, co-occurring disorders preferred. Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP) certification within 1st year of employment required.
A Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field required along with a LPHA licensure. Valid driver's license required. Must have access to an operational and insured vehicle and be willing to use it to transport clients. Preference given to bi-lingual/bi-cultural applicants and applicants with lived experience of psychiatric conditions.
Salary Information: Competitive salary with generous benefits!
Research Mental Health Clinician
Hiring Company: Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research
Location: Somerville, MA
Research Mental Health Clinicians needed to deliver a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) — based intervention for Latino patients enrolled in a research study through the Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research. The 8-10 session intervention addresses mental health and substance use problems as well as HIV risk. Specific duties include administration of the intervention in-person or by telephone to study participants recruited from Primary Care Clinics, in Spanish or in English.
Clinicians will participate in training according to research study protocols, which will include 12 hours of didactic instruction and role play as well as recorded observation of sessions. Clinician will provide flexible patient intervention sessions within a week of enrollment into the research study, and take part in a weekly supervisory session. Clinician will participate in follow up with patients to facilitate continued participation in the study and will take part in provision of necessary documentation following research protocols and requirements.
Clinicians should have available 10-14 hours a week to offer treatment and 2-4 hours of supervision.
Requirements -Masters degree in Psychology, Social Work or an equivalent degree in a related field. - Cognitive ability to observe, analyze and interpret general and technical data, (verbal and written) accurately. -Must possess communication and interpersonal relationship skills with the ability to respond to events effectively.
-Interest in working with multicultural patients with complex needs.
-Ability to follow research protocols and procedures.
-Bilingual English-Spanish, with native Spanish fluency
-Night and weekend availability a plus, to provide flexible patient sessions
-One year of clinical experience preferred.
Salary Information: Per Diem
School Based Counseling Position
Hiring Company: Boston Institute for Psychotherapy
The Boston Institute for Psychotherapy's dynamic School Based Counseling Program seeks a Fee for Service clinician to work with inner city children in Boston and East Boston schools. The work involves providing long term individual, group, and family therapy emphasizing a psychodynamic perspective. This is a10-month position following the school calendar and offers flexibility. Quality supervision is provided by the Institute. Requirements: a minimum of MA in a counseling field and availability to see a minimum of 10 children. Licensed clinicians strongly encouraged to apply although consideration given to license eligible applicants as well.
MA in counseling field
Salary Information: Fee for Service
Senior Prevention Specialist (Training and Technical Assistance Associate I
Hiring Company: Education Development Center, Inc.
Location: Waltham or Washington, DC
Description of Job Posting
This position is a member of an 11-person team that provides capacity building technical assistance (TA) to Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act (GLSMA) state, tribal, and campus suicide prevention grantees; statewide suicide prevention coalitions; and other constituents of the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC). The position will be based full-time in Waltham, MA or Washington, DC.
The Senior Prevention Specialist leads key projects and initiatives within the team and across SPRC teams, as well as supervising 1-2 Prevention Specialists. The position is also the primary TA provider and point of contact for a portfolio of federally funded grantees and state suicide prevention coordinators. Responsibilities for this position include:
· Customized consultation to build client capacity in 11 core competency areas to improve the success of their suicide prevention efforts;
· Conceptualizing and designing group events and consultation that help clients think strategically about program development, implementation and evaluation;
· Overseeing the development, implementation, and evaluation of webinars, online training, and virtual peer exchange opportunities to help clients learn and develop new skills;
· Working with national organizations, as appropriate, to pool knowledge and develop approaches for suicide prevention among diverse populations and settings; and
· Identifying and supporting the development of tools, resources, trainings and best practices that can help stakeholders achieve their objectives.
Senior Prevention Specialists report to the Prevention Support Program Manager, who leads the SPRC Prevention Support Team. Some regional/national travel is required (not to exceed 30 days/year), and a flexible work schedule may be needed, depending on constituent needs. SPRC (http://www.sprc.org) is a resource center funded by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention and build the national suicide prevention infrastructure.
· contribute to and participate as a member of the 11-person SPRC Prevention Support Team
· serve as the point of contact and provide TA for an assigned portfolio of federal suicide prevention grantees and other stakeholders
· supervise one or more Prevention Specialists within the team, including performance assessments; regular coaching and feedback; and support of professional development and growth
· oversee and manage the Prevention Support Team's virtual training and TA portfolio, including webinars, peer-to-peer learning, and other group events, including planning, implementation, and evaluation · lead the development of group training, TA, and peer exchange approaches for stakeholders, including webinars, online exchange, and other modalities
· advise on, develop, and support team workplans, processes, and systems
· serve as a liaison with other SPRC and other EDC teams to coordinate with and support their work · deliver presentations to state and national audiences, as appropriate
· document services provided into an internal database and through other reporting mechanisms · other duties as assigned
· Bachelor's Degree (Master's Degree or teacher certification or equivalent combination of training and education in a related field strongly preferred)
· With Bachelor's degree, 5—8 years related experience in a related area
· With Master's degree, 3—5 years related experience (as above)
· Understanding of basic public health principles and approach to prevention
· Demonstrated ability to lead projects independently, including oversight of multiple activities and deadlines
· Significant experience in conceptualizing and designing interactive virtual learning opportunities, such as webinars, online trainings, and/or communities of practice, using adult learning principles
· Ability to manage multiple tasks and coordinate with multiple teams
· Experience in providing information and support (technical assistance, information services, or similar functions) via phone and email strongly preferred
· Experience with prevention or health promotion at the state level strongly preferred
· Experience in the mental health or suicide prevention field strongly preferred
· Experience in local and community-based program evaluation strongly preferred
· Experience working with diverse communities and cultures strongly preferred
· Training or experience in surveillance and epidemiology a plus
For more information and to apply, please go to www.edc.org and click on ‘Careers at EDC', or go directly to http://www.candidatemanager. net/cm/Micro/JobDetails.aspx?& mid=YEVYF&sid=UEVD&jid= UWGTEVBW&site=Education
Men's Health Coordinator
Hiring Company: Brown University Health Services
Location: Providence , RI
Brown University Health Services is seeking a Men's Health Coordinator. The coordinator will conduct education and outreach programs related to high-risk behaviors of male students, particularly interpersonal violence, hazing and alcohol and other drug use. Responsibilities will include developing and coordinating peer education programs and educational materials related to masculinity and men's health.
Job requirements are:
0 Bachelor's degree and 2-4 years of relevant work experience or the equivalent combination of
education and experience required
0 Master's degree in a relevant field preferred
0 Demonstrated understanding of the dynamics of interpersonal violence and the complexities of
masculine identity development, preferably in a higher education setting
0 Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to conduct educational
programs and training workshops
0 Ability to work with a diverse population of students and colleagues
0 Ability to use technology to effectively reach target audiences
0 Available to work some nights and/or weekends
To Apply and to view details about this position, please visit Brown University's career opportunities website at: http://careers.brown.edu and reference Job No. 112247. Brown University is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer — M/F/Disability/Veteran
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