Openings in: Attleboro MA, Brockton MA, Chelsea MA, Dorchester MA, Lowell MA, Lawrence MA, Lynn MA, Leominster MA, Mashpee MA, Springfield MA, Swansea MA, Salem MA, Plymouth MA, Weymouth MA, Worcester MA, Wakefield MA
Family Service Providers are part of our CBHI (Child Behavioral Health Initiative) division. Family Service Providers assist Master Level clinicians (known as Family Therapists) in implementing the therapeutic objectives of the treatment plan created to address the youth’s psychological, behavioral and emotional needs. Family Service Providers work IN THE HOME of the youth and in the community of the youth. A driver’s license and a car is needed for this role as you will be traveling to the client for sessions.
Education & Licensing Requirements
-Bachelors in a Human Service field from an accredited university and at least 1 year of experience working with target population (age 21 and under) in a therapeutic environment.
-Associate’s degree with 1 year of experience working with target population (21 and under) in a therapeutic environment.
-Valid driver’s license and a car required
Duties & Responsibilities
Function as one or more of the following roles, based on qualifications and site needs: Therapeutic Mentor, Therapeutic Training and Support, and Behavior Management Monitor. Work under the supervision of the CBHI Coordinator, with the support and guidance of a qualified clinician’s treatment plan to assist the youth and family in achieving the goals of the plan.
– Assist master’s level clinicians in implementing the therapeutic objectives of the treatment plan created by the clinician
– Teach youth to understand, direct, interpret, manage, and control feelings and emotional responses to situations
– Assist youth’s family to address the youth’s emotional and mental health needs
– Provide phone contact and consultation to youth/family and clinician as part of the intervention
– Improve patterns of interaction with youth & family to enhance problem-solving, limit-setting, safety planning,
communication, and skill-building to strengthen the family unit
– Monitor progress of youth & family in conjunction with clinician
– Provide skills training and demonstrate application of such to youth & family
– Identify and utilize community resources with youth & family
– Complete documentation according to schedule established by the clinic; Remain compliant with documentation of visits
– Adhere to company policies, codes of conduct, administrative directives, therapy guidelines, codes of conduct and all office
and administrative procedures
– Meet direct service requirements based on part time or full time status, as designated
– Keep clinician and/or supervisor informed of progress on all cases
– Adhere to recommendations from clinician and/or supervisor
– Maintain confidentiality in all clinical matters
– Complete state mandated trainings/certificates; Participate in trainings as mandated
– Responsible for transporting persons served, as necessary
– Other duties as required.
Experience & Skills
-Strong organizational skills and time management skills.
-Empathy and desire to work with youth and families in underserved communities.
-Ability to work during some afternoons/evenings as this is when many of the children are out of school and available to participate in appointments.
-Have a car and driver’s license.
-Willingness to have therapy sessions in the homes of the client rather than in a clinic environment.