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Therapeutic Training & Support Specialist / Case Worker II

Company: The Home for Little Wanderers
Location: Somerville
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionWe know that the best place for children to thrive and grow is in a stable home with their families. Often, youth and their families need additional supports to make home a safe place for a child that is struggling with their mental and behavioral health. Safe at Home is a team of therapists who work intensively with a child and his or her family in their home for a period of 3 weeks or 3 months.
The Safe at Home Program located in Somerville, MA is seeking Therapeutic Training & Support staff who is bilingual in Spanish to join their team. The TT&S will provide individual and family based therapeutic services, crisis intervention and case management for defined program. S/he will meet with families of children 1-3 times weekly in community settings (mainly at home, but also at school, in hospitals, with peers, and in malls, parks, etc.) to provide therapeutic training and support services.
Children range in age from 3-21 and caseload is generally six to seven families.
How You Will Be Making A Difference

  • Assist in initial assessment and evaluation of new clients and families.
  • Identify treatment needs and barriers to growth and development.
  • Work with supervisor and colleagues to design treatment plans that address and specify outcomes.
  • Collaborate with clients and family members to develop treatment objectives.


    • Bachelors Degree required in Social Work, Early Childhood Education, Criminal Justice, or Psychology (varies by program).
    • Experience with behavior management systems, treatment planning, crisis intervention, case management and providing individual, group and/or family therapy.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Knowledge of Department of Social Services and other local child and family advocate agencies.
    • Must have Driver's License and car.
    • Computer literate, including Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer, with the ability to learn new software applications.

      Valuing Diversity
      We are committed to excellence in diversity, equity, and inclusion, while simultaneously creating a culture that supports those values. We believe the differences we bring enhance our ability to provide exceptional service and care to diverse children, families, and communities. Moreover, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging align with our values and our mission to help vulnerable children and their families build permanent, positive change.
      What The Home Can Offer You
      In addition to the chance to make a lasting impact on the lives of the youth served, The Home for Little Wanderers offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including:

      • Extensive training to new staff
      • Generous time off
      • Tuition reimbursement
      • Health and Dental Insurance available upon hire
      • 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer match
      • Long-term Disability and Short-term Disability Insurance
      • Life Insurance
      • And more!

        Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: The Home for Little Wanderers, Somerville , Therapeutic Training & Support Specialist / Case Worker II, Other , Somerville, Massachusetts

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