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Outpatient Clinician

Company: Children Services of Roxbury
Location: Somerville
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Remote Option Available!

CSR's Behavioral Health Clinic (BHC) provides high quality, culturally competent, linguistically appropriate, mental health services and support. Our services are community-based, individualized, strengths-based, and outcome oriented. This incumbent will perform assessments; formulate clinical diagnoses; provide individual, family and group counseling; collaborate with other agencies, family members and other relevant parties involved in the client's care; provide consultation to CSR non-clinical and home-based clinical staff; and participate in research/evaluation activities to ensure the delivery of evidence-based trauma informed care and best clinical practices. -Responsibilities- Assess/collect information about clients' needs, abilities or behavior using a variety of methods- Provide therapy and treatment to individuals, groups or families for difficulties relating to mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, addictions, social and interpersonal problems and challenging behavior- Assess and provide interventions to families and children relating to school failure, conduct and developmental disorders and other interpersonal problems and challenging behaviors- Provide strengths-based, solution-focused and trauma-informed care therapeutic techniques by utilizing applied research and, when appropriate, adding to the evidence base of practice in a variety of health care settings- Work collaboratively alongside a multidisciplinary team of social workers, counselors, community behavioral health workers, psychiatrists, and psychologists. -- -Participate as appropriate in interdisciplinary clinical team meetings to discuss reatment plans- Develop goal-directed individualized treatment plans that address clients' needs and implement interventions to meet those needs. -Evaluate service provision and client's progress on an ongoing basis. Services may include ongoing counseling and community psychiatric (home and school) support therapy when clinically indicated -- Provide consultation to other professions and encourage a psychological approach in their work. This includes meeting with collaterals to discuss therapies, treatments, counseling resources and techniques- Collaborate with other agencies, family members and other relevant parties involved in the client's care- Refer clients to specialists or to other institutions for psychological testing and non-psychological treatment of problems -- Make appropriate referrals to other service providers to ensure that clients' psychosocial needs are addressed and provide optimal post-discharge care- Provide follow-up to re-engage clients who fail to appear for appointments or drop out of treatment- Complete all documentation of services on a timely basis per applicable government regulation, company policy, and professional standards- Participate in appropriate orientation and training opportunities to improve clinical skills and increase knowledge of applicable regulations Attend and participate in mandatory supervisory and staff meetings- Other duties may be assigned -Requirements: -- Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or a related field with 2 years' experience in providing Behavioral health services to youth, adults and families. -Experience in home-based or wraparound program models is preferred- Must be certified in the Massachusetts CBHI CANS- Must have a valid driver license without restrictions and have reliable transportation- Experience in navigating individual/family-serving systems and experience advocating for family members who are involved with behavioral health systems- Computer competency -Benefits

  • Paid holiday, sick, vacation and personal leave -
  • Health, vision and dental insurance
  • Employer paid disability and life insurance
  • 401K plan
  • Access to free, on-line CEU approved educational courses
  • Employee discounts program providing discounts on thousands of products and services
  • Work with a professional, dedicated and compassionate team of people
  • Help us continue the important work of changing and saving lives

Keywords: Children Services of Roxbury, Somerville , Outpatient Clinician, Other , Somerville, Massachusetts

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