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Open Sky Community Services Clinician - Adult Services (DDS/ASD) in Fitchburg, Massachusetts


USD $64,000.00/Hr.

Description and Responsibilities

The DDS Autism Spectrum Disorder program provides services to adults 22 years and older with Autism Spectrum Disorder who are being served by the Department of Developmental Disabilities and aims to help individuals navigate a variety of social settings and teach individuals to interpret social cues. ASD provides specialized clinical services which include Cognitive and Dialectical Behavioral Therapies.

Open Sky supports clinicians who are working toward licensure! All applicants with a related Master's Degree are strongly encouraged to apply and speak with a recruiter about career pathing, free CEU's and licensure reimbursement!

In this role, the Clinician will provide mobile clinical case management support to individuals in Northern Worcester, Worcester, and Southern Worcester counties with Intellectual Disabilities and those on the Autism Spectrum. They will coordinate with other members of the treatment team including family members, DDS, day programs, personal providers, and allied health providers including the VNA.

Other Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish engagement with individuals served employing Motivational Interviewing/Cognitive Behavioral Therapy skills.

  • Participate in treatment planning in order to develop appropriate, effective and achievable treatment goals and objectives.

  • Facilitate therapeutic groups with people served/staff.

  • Prepare Individualized Positive Behavioral Supports, Targeted/Intensive Plans and Medication Treatment plans for individuals living in the homes as clinically indicated.


Master’s Degree in Social Services field with current licensureorlicense eligibility, experience with assessment and treatment planning for adults with ID and/or ASD, and a v alid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record, required.

Current Licensure

DDS/ASD Starting Salary Range (Annual)

Master’s Degree, no license

$59,000 - $61,000

Pathway to LMHC/LMFT

$62,000 - $64,000


$66,000 - $68,000

Independent License (LICSW, LMHC, LMFT, LADC I)

$68,000 - $70,000

About Us

At Open Sky Community Services, we open our doors, hearts, and minds to the belief that every individual, regardless of perceived limitations, deserves the chance to live a productive and fulfilling life.

Open Sky is on an anti-racist journey, committed to learning, living, and breathing inclusion, opportunity, diversity, racial equity, and justice for ALL.

At Open Sky, you’ll join over 1,300 compassionate and highly trained professionals who put innovative, evidence-based practices to work in ways that positively impact our communities across Central Massachusetts and beyond.

As a trauma-informed organization, Open Sky strives for transparency and sensitivity to the experiences of those we interact with. Self-care is encouraged, and we are committed to providing a positive work culture that is focused on continuous learning and the value of diverse perspectives.

Open Sky is proud to be an industry leader in pay and benefits. Open the Door to Possibility and begin your career with Open Sky today!

Benefits of Working for Open Sky Include:
  • Excellent Supervision (Individual and Group), Professional Development, and Training Opportunities

  • Generous paid time off plan – you start with 29 days (almost 6 weeks!) in your first year, including 12 paid holidays. Increases to 32 days in your 2nd year, and the current maximum is 43 days (OVER 8 WEEKS!)

  • We pay for your higher education! Ask about our Tuition Reimbursement Program, and reimbursement for a variety of Human Services certifications.

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with Prescription Plan

  • 403b Retirement Plan with Employer Match

  • Life Insurance (100% Employer-Paid)

  • Eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

  • And more!

    Open Sky celebrates diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, or disabled Veteran status.

Job ID2024-9188