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Advocates CBHC Youth and Family Clinician in Framingham, Massachusetts

Overview

Non licensed Clinicians:$65,000-$70,000

Licensed staff $70,000-$75,000

The CBHC Youth and Family Clinician will provide comprehensive outpatient mental health and substance use assesment and treatment to children and families.

Advocates promotes a healthy work-life balance and offers many generous perks of employment and room for advancement. We are a strong-knit community that values the ideas and contributions from our staff.

Are you ready to make a difference ?

Minimum Education Required

Master's Degree

Responsibilities

  • Serve as primary clinician for assigned CBHC participants. Complete comprehensive bio/psycho/social assessment with clients. Determine health status and assess for risk. Complete diagnosis. Engage clients and collaborate with team to develop integrated treatment (IT) plan. Identify CBHC services and other supports required to enable the client to meet IT goals. Develop written crisis management plans and share bidirectionally with crisis mental health services.

  • Participate in training and supervision on the CBHC’s identified Evidence-based practices (EBTs) and provide outpatient treatment consistent with these practices.

  • Support assigned individuals through EBTs, including Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Seeking Safety, and Smoke-Free program.

  • Develop discharge plans for aftercare, as needed, for clients upon meeting treatment goals.

  • Serve on integrated treatment team.

  • Engage individuals and families in participating in other services, E.g. Family Partner, Care Management, CBHI services.

  • Participate in training and provide treatment and service linkages to family resources.

  • Provide consultation to schools and social service agencies as needed.

  • Provide outreach services to clients as needed.

  • Maintain up to date client records including written evaluations, treatment plans, quarterly reviews, termination summaries, and progress notes in accordance to division deadlines.

  • Attend trainings as assigned; maintain necessary certifications (CPR/First Aid, HR/DPPC, CANS).

Qualifications

  • MSW degree or MA in related field from an accredited college/university.

  • One year of experience working within an outpatient setting.

  • Strong computer knowledge. Ability to use an Electronic Health Record to document medically necessary clinical services.

  • Must be able to read and speak English. Strongly prefer that a candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.

  • Excellent written skills and ability to communicate effectively in the primary language of the program/programs to which assigned. Bi/trilingual (Spanish/Portuguese)

  • High energy level, superior interpersonal skills and ability to function in a team atmosphere.

  • Commitment to Advocates values and mission.

  • Must have valid driver’s license and access to an operational and insured automobile.

  • Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Advocates is committed to cultivating a diverse and welcoming community where everyone feels respected and valued. Advocates fosters a culture of inclusion that celebrates and promotes diversity along multiple dimensions, including race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, partnered status, age, national origin, socioeconomic status, religion, ability, culture, and experience.

Why Should I Consider a Career in Human Services?

Our Team members are dedicated to engaging and empowering individuals by forming lasting relationships, collaboratively achieving personal goals, offering creative solutions to everyday and complex situations, and actively listening . We exercise independent judgement and contribute to the overall success and benefit of the Team.

Is Human Services a Fit for Me?

Successful Team members are open-minded, eager and compassionate, and will exercise solid, independent judgement while fostering trustworthy relationships with the individuals that we serve. We put the individual first.

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Job Locations US-MA-Framingham

Minimum Education Required Master's Degree

Job ID 2023-9918

Organization Advocates

Type Regular Full-Time

Number of Hours Per Week 40

Business Unit Behavioral Health

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