Advocates

In Home Therapy MA Clinician - Behavioral Health Services

US-MA-Waltham
Job ID
2017-3889
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 MA Level Clinician will provide family and strength based clinical services as well as treatment plans, intensive family therapy and therapeutic training and support services to families in home and community settings. 

 

 

Are you ready to make a difference?

 

Responsibilities

  • Promote a healthy, safe and open environment for individuals and families.
  • Coordinate care and treatment planning, collaborating with providers and individuals’ families, and provide intensive family therapy.
  • Carry out therapeutic training and support services in accordance with the families’ Individualized Treatment Plan (ITP) and CANS assessments.
  • Identify community resources and develop supports for youth and parent/guardian/receiver.
  • Attend necessary meetings including IEP meetings, hospital discharge meetings, and Care Planning Team (CPT) meetings.
  • Complete all required documentation and progress notes.
  • Provide skills training and coaching in support of decision making in both crisis and non-crisis situations.

Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in related field required with two years’ minimum experience working with children/families and adolescents in child development, childhood mental illness, and family issues.
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license, have access to an operational and insured vehicle and be willing to use it to transport members.
  • Certification to administer CANS-MA version.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication. Bilingual skills are a plus!
  • Familiarity with standardized documentation processes.
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with employees and providers.
  • Enthusiastic, motivated approach and exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • 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.

 

Keywords: Clinician, LICSW, LCSW, LMHC, Children, In Home, IHT, CBHI

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