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Advocates Bi-lingual Outpatient Clinician in Waltham, Massachusetts

Overview

The Bi-lingual Outpatient Clinician will provide comprehensive culturally competent clinical services, including individual, couples, family and group therapy in clinic and community settings.

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

  • Provide comprehensive intake assessments to children, adults and families.

  • Provide individual and family treatment to children, adults and families.

  • Coordinate home visits and maintain contact with client’s families, as appropriate.

  • Develop Individual Action Plans, including treatment modalities and measurable goals in partnership with the Person Served by the end of the second session.

  • Administer pre and post clinical screens to measure treatment progress.

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

  • Obtain written authorizations for communication and treatment planning with other treatment provider and significant others in the life of a Person Served life.

  • Complete and maintain all documentation of clinical services within 24 hours following the treatment session excluding weekends and holidays in keeping with policies and procedures.

  • Provide coverage for caseload, including requests for urgent appointments during regularly scheduled hours and phone consultation after hours, as needed.

Qualifications

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

  • Two years of experience working within an outpatient setting.

  • Full professional or native bilingual language fluency in Spanish or Portuguese.

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

  • Competence in basic computer skills.

  • Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

  • Strongly prefer that a candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations

Advocates is an EOE/D/F/M/V.

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-Waltham

Minimum Education Required Master's Degree

Job ID 2020-6095

Type Regular Full-Time

Number of Hours Per Week 40

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