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April 2014

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MSW Position

Hiring Company: Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly (JCHE)
Location: Brighton, MA

Job Description

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.

Contact Information

Gaye Freed, Executive Director, Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly, Brighton Campus 617-912-8420 or

Child and Family Therapist

Hiring Company: ServiceNet
Location: Greenfield, MA

Job Description

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.

Contact Information

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

Job Description

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 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.

Contact Information

Steve Jones

Salary Information: Competitive salary with generous benefits!

Research Mental Health Clinician

Hiring Company: Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research
Location: Somerville, MA

Job Description

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.

Contact Information

Sheri Lapatin

Salary Information: Per Diem

School Based Counseling Position

Hiring Company: Boston Institute for Psychotherapy
Location: Boston

Job Description

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

Contact Information

Brent Reynolds

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

Job Description

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 ( 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.  

Primary Duties
·         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

Contact Information

For more information and to apply, please go to 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

Job Description

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

Contact Information

To Apply and to view details about this position, please visit Brown University's career opportunities website at: and reference Job No. 112247. Brown University is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer — M/F/Disability/Veteran