Eliot Community Human Services Housing Court Clinician in Lowell, Massachusetts
Due to increased funding/expansion, Eliot Community Human Services is seeking an additional creative, compassionate, and skilled mental health professional to join a dedicated multidisciplinary team supporting tenancy preservation for vulnerable adults within the Merrimack Valley and North Shore regions.
There are many opportunities for advanced clinical training (Cognitive Restructuring, EMDR) and personal/professional growth given Eliot's continued growth and commitment to staff enrichment/retention.
To provide clinical assessment of individuals or families at risk of eviction due to problematic disabling conditions, referred by the City of Cambridge and North Shore.
Provide program clinician presence in housing court sessions as scheduled weekly and establish regular communication with housing court staff and judges on cases.
To create individual case management plans, including outcomes, to prevent homelessness and stabilize current housing situation if possible by addressing disabling conditions.
To provide linkage across agencies through intensive case management and recovery coaches as needed
Provide program clinician presence in housing court sessions as scheduled weekly
Informally mediate disputes between Tenants/Landlord
Schedule: Flexible - 40hrs per week
Administrative Tasks: Intermediate
Computer Software Skills: Intermediate
Communication Skills: Intermediate
Decision Making: Intermediate
Experience with population: Intermediate
- MA or better in Psychology
Licenses & Certifications
- MA DRIVER'S LICENSE
-Knowledge/experience in working with homeless adults with mental illness and/or substance abuse co-occurring disorders.
-Experience with dispute medication.
-Knowledge of housing resources and court system required.