Advocates

Licensed Child & Teen Outpatient Clinician

Job Locations US-MA-Framingham
Minimum Education Required
Master's Degree
Job ID
2020-6288
Type
Regular Full-Time
Number of Hours Per Week
40

Overview

*Starting rate $63,000

Provide trauma informed outpatient counseling to children and adolescents ranging in age from 3 to 21 years old. Treatment will be provided in an outreach setting which includes a person’s home and or school. Clinicians will conduct evidence-based treatment both individually and with the person serve’s family.  Clinicians will be expected to collaborate with systems related to the child/adolescent including but not limited to schools, pediatricians, and outside providers.

 

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. 

 

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 home-based outreach, evaluations, and group and individual outpatient counseling to adults in the comfort of their own home (privately owned or group living).
  • Coordinate home visits and maintain contact with clients’ families as appropriate.
  • Advocate for clients’ needs within the program as well as with external agencies.
  • Actively participate in supervision and staff meetings.
  • Maintain up-to-date client records including written evaluations, treatment plans, quarterly reviews, termination summaries and progress notes.
  • Advocate for client’s needs within the program as well as with external agencies.
  • Attend trainings as assigned; maintain necessary certifications (CPR/First Aid, MAP, HR/DPPC).
  • Attends and actively participates in supervision and staff meetings

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in mental health counseling, social work, psychology or accredited field and current, Commonwealth of MA, independent licensure as an LICSW, LMHC, or LADC I.
  • Ability to work with children and families in the community 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skill, including documentation abilities.
  • Intuitive, client-centered, supportive approach.
  • Ability to thrive in an independent role while offering and receiving team support. 
  • Must hold a valid driver's license and access to an operational and insured vehicle.
  • Strongly prefer a candidate that will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.

 

At Advocates, the health and safety of the people in our care, our employees, and the broader community is our top priority. Effective October 18, 2021, Advocates will require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (i.e. both doses of Pfizer or Moderna, or a single dose of Johnson & Johnson.)

 

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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