Community Healthlink

Clinician-School Based Services - Youth and Family Services

US-MA-Worcester
PCN#
3388
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
2
Category
Clinical Children

Overview

The primary goal of the School Support Services (School-based) program is to provide quality clinical services to children/adolescents and their network of supports.  Clinicians who function in this capacity have the opportunity to provide direct clinical services to parents and children as well as consultation, training and support to the educators and other professionals involved in their client’s life.  The School Based Clinician often is the facilitator of successful collaborative solutions between parents, educators and at-risk youngsters.

 

Clinicians at Community Healthlink use a nurturing and disciplined approach to help at-risk kids and teens manage issues that have the potential to prevent success in the class room setting as well as in their overall daily functioning.  The School Based Clinician is provided the opportunity to develop a weekly schedule that places them in a variety of school settings.

 

Our School Based Program includes Master’s level Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors, Psychologists and Psychiatrist serving more than 50 public and private schools in one dozen school districts in Central Massachusetts.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide school based therapy to children, adolescents and families
  • Familiarity with treatment modalities that are considered “best practices” for treatment in a school setting
  • Complete required clinical and case management documentation
  • Collateral work and consultation with other providers and agencies
  • Assessment and treatment planning
  • Assist with access to Psychiatry if  needed and engage in collaborative treatment approaches with Psychiatrist
  • Obtain CANS certification within two months of hire

 

Qualifications

  • Grade 7: Clinician III: Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling Psychology or related field required
  • Independent license required (LICSW, LMHC or independent Psychologist)
  • Minimum 2 years experience working with children and families required
  • Demonstrate sound clinical judgment, strong communication skills and flexibility
  • Ability to function effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team of service providers
  • Bilingual written and oral skill a plus
  • Current valid US-issued drivers license and ability to provide a registered and insured automobile for work related purposes including travel between work sites
  • Must be able to pass a CORI backgorund 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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