Community Healthlink

  • Clinician - Motivating Youth Recovery

    Location US-MA-Worcester
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Clinical Children
  • Overview

    Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a full-time (37.5 hrs/wk) Clinician in Worcester.


    The Motivating Youth Recovery (MYR) program is an intensive detox and stabilization program for adolescents struggling with addiction and co-occurring disorders.  In this inpatient program our staff work as an integrated team to support youth as they work toward recovery.  This program is staffed 24/7.


    Clients at MYR conduct client evaluations, write treatment plans, document progress of goals and objectives in progress notes and complete utilization reviews. They meet with clients for individual counseling to assist in attaining treatment goals, provide families with family therapy and support and facilitate therapeutic groups using standard group techniques.


    This position offers an opportunity to join a dynamic, engaged, and caring team that is focused on supporting clients and staff in developing their potential.   


    Compensation based on education and related work experience, licensure and other qualifications
    Health and Dental insurance (available upon starting)
    Generous paid sick, personal, holiday, and vacation time
    CEU benefits
    Life and Disability insurance
    401k with agency contribution
    Wellness activity discounts
    Work related travel reimbursement


    • Conducts client evaluations including crisis evaluation, biopsychosocial assessment, diagnostic formulation and initial treatment recommendations.
    • Facilitates psycho-ed and rehabilitation groups using standard group techniques. Meet with clients for individual counseling to assist in attaining treatment goals.  Provide families with family therapy.
    • Write treatment plans including client’s strengths with behaviorally based goals and objectives with input of appropriate family members. Document progress of goals and objectives in progress notes.
    • Obtains initial and subsequent insurance authorizations, as needed.
    • Is an active participant in multidisciplinary team meetings and case discussions. Recognizes and seeks consultation as needed. Develops an individual training/supervision plan to enhance professional growth.
    • Refers clients to appropriate resources within and outside CHL.
    • Follows all policies and procedures of the agency.
    • Work assigned hours, which may include rotation of weekends and evening hours.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


    • Grade 7: Clinician III: Master's degree in Psychology, Counseling or Social Work plus licensure

    • LICSW, LMHC or LADAC I strongly preferred

    • Grade 8: Clinician IV: Masters Degree and LICSW in the State of Massachusetts. Experience in the area of practice necessary.

    • At least 1 year of related experience

    • Current valid US-issued drivers license and ability to provide registered, insured and inspected automobile for work related purposes, including transporting clients in your own vehicle
    • Must be able to pass a CORI (Criminal Offender Background Check)  and a an DCF/CPS (Department of Families Adam Walsh/Child Protective Services 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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