Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0210
Post Date 11/6/2017
Title Clinician I
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours Day
City Roslindale
State MA
Description The Therapeutic Afterschool Program (TASP) seeks an Licensed Clinician to work in it's Roslindale location. Under the direction of the Program Director, the Clinician will provide age-appropriate, culturally sensitive therapy for clients and families in a therapeutic after school program. S/he will provide clinical supervision for staff and oversee the clinical aspects of the program’s operations.

Essential Functions
•Provide individual and group supervision and provide on-going guidance and training to clinical staff. Coordinate in-service trainings. Assist in the hiring, performance management and evaluation process of clinical staff.
•Oversee the intake and discharge process
•Provide case management services; act as a liaison with collateral agencies and programs; establish and maintain relationships/services that support children and family growth. Act as an advocate for families; educate parents on advocating for themselves and their children.
•Utilize treatment modalities that are consistent with program goals and agency protocol and that best fit with clients’ age and treatment needs, including play/expressive therapy, individual therapy, group therapy, and family therapy.
•Perform initial assessments and evaluations of new clients and families. Identify treatment needs and barriers to growth and development. Design treatment plans that address needs and specify outcomes. Collaborate with clients and family members to develop treatment objectives. Demonstrate cultural awareness and sensitivity.
•Work as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide quality care. Attend staff meetings and case conferences; present client material. Consult with supervisor and team members on challenging or difficult client issues. Facilitate communication between various providers.
•Submit reports, documentation and billing in a timely manner. Ensure that documentation meets utilization review and quality assurance standards.
•Attend in-service trainings and outside seminars to enhance and develop clinical skills
•Maintain the utilization review process. Ensure quality assurance standards are met with regard to treatment planning, record keeping and documentation. Monitor the treatment of all clients.
•Participate in clinical conferences, IEP meetings and administrative team meetings. Serve on agency committees as needed such as clinical forum group.
•Participate in crisis prevention and intervention as needed
•Provide program leadership in the absence of the program director
•May be required to have valid driver’s license, clear driving record, and personal vehicle for use during work hours
•May be required to carry mobile device
•Performs other duties as assigned

Education and Experience
•Masters degree in social work, mental health or related discipline. Preferably independent licensure (LICSW, LMHC, LMFT) and 2+ years clinical leadership experience required
•3-5 years program specific clinical experience
•Knowledge of children with complex psychiatric illnesses
•Computer literate including Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer with the ability to learn new software applications
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