Advocates

Reintegration Clinician

Job Locations US-MA-West Boylston
Minimum Education Required
Master's Degree
Job ID
2022-8397
Type
Regular Full-Time
Number of Hours Per Week
40

Overview

The Reintegration Clinician will work with the mental health team at Worcester County Jail and House of Corrections to focus on providing enhanced reintegration services. They will provide counseling and clinical case management to recently incarcerated individuals to provide continuity of care between incarceration and the community. They will provide outreach to high risk individuals and encourage engagement in services.

 

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.  

Minimum Education Required

Master's Degree

Responsibilities

  • Develop a clinical reentry program focusing on improving transition back into the community for currently incarcerated and/or recently released individuals.
  • Work both within the jail and at the re-entry center to provide individual and group therapy to individuals releasing from incarceration.
  • Facilitate referrals to community providers for recently released inmates if appropriate.
  • Work collaboratively with jail staff and community providers to enhance continuity of care.
  • Provide outreach and follow up to recently incarcerated individuals to identify needs and provide support and resources.
  • Maintain necessary documentation to include, assessments, file notes, and treatment plans

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling Psychology, or related counseling field.
  • Current independent license or license eligible (requiring supervision which can be provided) with the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling.
  • Must have working knowledge of current version of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
  • Experience or interest in working with a forensic population.
  • Demonstrated understanding and competence in working with culturally diverse populations.
  • Ability to collaborate and effectively work within a multidisciplinary team

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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