Advocates

Outpatient Forensic Clinician

Job Locations US-MA-Marlborough
Minimum Education Required
Master's Degree
Job ID
2020-6408
Type
Regular Full-Time
Number of Hours Per Week
40

Overview

*Starting rate $58,000

 

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

 

Advocates promotes a healthy work-life balance and offers many generous perks of employement 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 mental health and substance abuse evaluations to children, adults and families.
  • Provide individual and family treatment to children, adults and families.
  • Provide consultation to schools and social service agencies as needed.
  • Collaborate with legal system such as probation and parole departments
  • Provide outreach services to clients as needed.
  • Maintain up to date client records including written evaluations, treatment plans, quarterly reviews, termination summaries and progress notes in accordance with division deadlines.
  • 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.
  • Attend trainings as assigned; maintain necessary certification.
  • Attends and actively participates in supervision and staff meetings

Qualifications

  • MSW degree or MA in related field from an accredited college/university.
  • One year of experience working within an outpatient setting.
  • Educational and/or professional experience pertaining to forensic mental health counseling.
  • Strong computer knowledge.  Ability to use an Electronic Health Record to document medical necessary clinical services.
  • Strongly prefer that a candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.
  • Excellent written skills and ability to communicate effectively in the primary language of the program/programs to which assigned. 
  • High energy level, superior interpersonal skills and ability to function in a team atmosphere.
  • Commitment to Advocates values and mission.

 

  • Must hold a valid driver's license, have access to an operational and insured vehicle and be willing to use it to transport clients.

 

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.

 

Keywords: Outpatient, forensic, Clinician 

 

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