compensation: Competitive, depends on experience employment type: full-time non-profit organization
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The Children's Community Support Collaborative (the "Collaborative") seeks a Clinician/LCSW for it's Boston location. CCSC organizes and manages a treatment continuum for youth with significant emotional and mental health needs and their families. The Home is the sole manager of the Collaborative’s system of care in the City of Boston. The Collaborative has a solution-focused, competency-based, managed care treatment model. It has assembled an integrated network of Boston providers, with a rich assortment of specialty and flexible services. The program also directly provides residential and home-based services.
How You'll Be Making a Difference
Under the direction of the Clinical Coordinator, the Clinician will provide case management services.
Act as a liaison with collateral agencies including DMH and DCF.
Establish and maintain relationship services that support children’s and family’s growth.
Act as an advocate for families, teach parents to advocate for themselves and their children.
Help families develop the skills needed to navigate the social service system.
Perform initial assessment and evaluation of new clients and families.
Identify treatment needs and barriers to growth and development.
Design treatment plans that address and specify outcomes.
Work as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide quality care.
Attend staff meetings and case conferences; present client material.
Facilitate communication between various providers.
Submit reports, documentation and billing in a timely manner.
Ensure that documentation meets utilization review and quality assurance standards.
Attend in-service training and outside seminars to enhance and develop clinical skills.
May provide training, workshops and consultations to teachers, parents and collateral staff.
Perform program specific duties and functions.
May participate in agency committees.
Provide crisis intervention as needed.
Master’s degree in social work, mental health or related discipline.
May be licensed as in independent practitioner in the state of Massachusetts.
May or may not have program specific experience.
Excellent cultural awareness and sensitivity.
Computer literate, including Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer, with the ability to learn new software
What The Home Can Offer You
In addition to the chance to make a lasting impact on the lives of the youth of Massachusetts, The Home for Little Wanderers offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including:
Extensive training to new staff
Health and Dental Insurance
403(b) Retirement Plan with employer match
Long-term Disability and Short-term Disability Insurance