Advocates

  • Outpatient Clinician - Deaf Services

    Job Locations US-MA-Framingham
    Minimum Education Required
    Master's Degree
    Job ID
    2016-2594
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Number of Hours Per Week
    40
  • Overview

    Advocates is seeking empathetic, compassionate, driven professionals to offer clinical support to those in need.

     

    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 of our staff.


    The Outpatient Clinician will provide comprehensive outpatient counseling/therapy to children, adults and families in need of services.

     

    Are you ready to make a difference?

    Minimum Education Required

    Master's Degree

    Responsibilities

    • Promote a balanced, healthy, safe and open environment for clients.
    • Provide evaluations and individual and family treatment to children, adults and families.
    • Provide outreach services, including those from schools and social service agencies, to clients as needed.
    • Coordinate home visits and maintain contact with client’s families, as appropriate.
    • Advocate for client’s needs within the program as well as with external agencies.
    • Maintain up to date client records including written evaluations, treatment plans, quarterly reviews, termination summaries and progress notes.
    • Actively participate in supervision and staff meetings.
    • Ensure that clients are treated with dignity and respect in accordance with Advocates Human Rights Policy.

    Qualifications

    • Must be fluent in American Sign Language (ASL).
    • MSW degree or MA in related field from an accredited college/university, and one year of experience working within an outpatient setting.
    • Must hold a valid driver's license and access to an operational and insured vehicle.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of basic computer applications.
    • Ability to thrive in an independent role while offering and receiving team support.
    • Intuitive, client-centered, supportive approach.
    • Strongly prefer a candidate that will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.

     

    Full-time Advocates professionals enjoy many perks of employment, including but not limited to:

    • Strong focus on teamwork and allowed flexibility
    • Competitive compensation
    • Endless growth opportunities
    • Comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance options
    • Generous earned time
    • 401K/403b
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Career training tools
    • Employee Assistance Program

     

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

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