Family Based Clinician will be responsible for maintaining a caseload of 7-8 children/adolescents/families. The Family Based Clinician will provide individual and family counseling and advocacy services to each client. In addition, clinician will make referrals to community services for each child/adolescent/family.
• Report to clinical supervisor
• Provide clinical counseling services for 7-8 children/ adolescents/families.
• Provide a minimum of two weekly individual/family counseling sessions for each child/adolescent/family.
• Develop a working knowledge of community resources and make appropriate referrals.
• Advocate on behalf of child/adolescent/family with other community programs.
• Participate in co-leading time-limited groups, as needed.
• Make referrals to other community agencies such as clinics, employment/vocational centers, etc.
• Provide ongoing support for family members when a referral has been made to an outside agency.
• Submit weekly case notes and monthly reports to supervisor
• Provide on-call services during the week and weekend
• Other duties as required by director and immediate supervisor
• Masters level required; License preferred; license eligible
• Minimum of two (2) years' experience in clinical setting working with children, adolescents and families with severe behavioral, social and emotional difficulties
• Flexibility of scheduling
• Demonstrated experience working with children, adolescents and families, including experience navigating children's systems and supports within the community.
• Knowledge of and training in child development and children's mental health experience.
• Good listening skills
• Nonjudgmental ability to foster self-sufficiency in families using problem-solving and practical skills
• Ability to establish trusting relationships through compassion, empathy and insight.
• Effective teamwork skills
• Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of families from diverse cultural or linguistic backgrounds.
• Computer proficiency including ability to work with email and word processing software required.
• MA driver's license and vehicle required
• Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred
• Clearing of background checks as required by state and federal law.
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, this institution is prohibited from discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, military status, veteran status, or genetic information. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) To file a complaint of discrimination write to USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
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