Community Healthlink

In Home Therapy Clinician

US-MA-Worcester
PCN#
3298
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
2
Category
Clinical Children

Overview

CHL’s Support for Success program is located in Worcester and Leominster and serves the surrounding areas. 

 

This program is a part of the Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative (CBHI); which is an inter-agency initiative of the Commonwealth’s Executive Office of Health and Human Services whose mission is to strengthen, expand, and integrate Massachusetts state services into a comprehensive, community-based system of care to ensure that families and their children with significant behavioral, emotional, and mental health needs to obtain the services necessary for success in the home, school, and community.

 

We are looking for a full-time In-Home Therapist to provide clinical interventions for children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbance and their families.  This person will provide intensive family therapy in the home and community settings.

 

In-Home Therapy is a structured, consistent, strength based therapeutic relationship between a clinician (s) and the youth and family for the purpose of treating the youth’s behavioral health needs, and improving the family’s ability to provide effective support for the youth to promote his/her healthy functioning within the family. 

 

This clinical intervention is provided by a two person team; a Master’s level clinician and a Therapeutic Training and Support staff.

Responsibilities

  • Provide weekly family, parent and child therapy in the home with the goal of improving family functioning.
  • Conduct comprehensive home based behavioral assessment including the CANS; risk management, safety, and treatment planning
  • Maintain client records (including completing progress notes).
  • Communicate with collaterals for the purpose of treatment planning.
  • Participate in wrap-around collaboration and community support meetings.
  • Maintains unit productivity standards. 
  • Attends staff supervision, meetings and trainings as required.
  • Follow CHL protocols.
  • Some evening and weekends may be required.
  • Travel is required as part of this position.
  • Participate in on-call rotation

Qualifications

  • Grade 7: Clinician III: Master’s Degree in counseling, social work or related field.
  • Grade 8: Clinician IV: Master's degree and a Clinical license – LMHC, LCSW or LICSW 
  • Minimum of two years in clinical setting working with children, adolescents and families with severe behavioral, social and/or emotional difficulties.
  • Proven ability to effectively engage clients, successfully advocate for clients and to work well with other professionals.
  • Comfortable providing home-based and community based services
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic, ability to work independently and ability to contribute to team objectives
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills
  • Ability to use a computer-based information system.
  • Current valid US-issued driver’s license and ability to provide registered and insured automobile for work-related purposes including transporting clients
  • Must be able to pass a CORI background check

Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.
If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability. These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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