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Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0163
Post Date 9/8/2017
Title Case Worker II/Therapeutic Mentor
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours Day
City Dorchester
State MA
Description Under the direction of the Team Leader, the Therapeutic Mentor offers structured, one-to-one, strength-based support services to youth to address daily living, social, and communication needs at youth’s home and in the community. Support, coach, and train youth in age-appropriate behaviors, interpersonal communication, problem-solving and conflict resolution, and relating appropriately to other children and adolescents, as well as adults, in recreational and social activities. Share personal lived experiences and struggles that they have worked-through that allow youth to be understood. Identify skills, supports and resources that could be used to enhance youths’ wellness in order to inspire hope in their lives.

Position requires working closely with clinical referral source and other clinical providers to work towards goals identified by that person. Therapeutic Mentors also participate in weekly individual and group supervision, monthly staff meetings, and other projects on an as needed basis. Complete agency and third party payer paperwork requirements.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a human service field from an accredited university AND one (1) year experience working with children/adolescents/transition age youth; OR Associate’s degree in a human services field from an accredited school and one (1) year of experience working with the target population; OR High school diploma or GED and a minimum of two (2) years of experience working with children/adolescents/transition age youth. Bilingual in candidates preferred.
Personal experience living with special needs, significant mental health issues, or struggles with systemic issues. Computer literate including Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer with the ability to learn new software applications

Physical Requirements:
Must have Driver’s License
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