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Team Fourteen ClinicianJob ID 148164 Date posted 05/26/2018
Provides short term community based individual and family therapy to youth with current or historic substance use needs using an evidence-based model called A-CRA, a skills-based treatment that addresses behavioral health needs, family dynamics and community engagement. Helps youth served maintain abstinence from substances, increase connections to community resources and improve quality of his or her support network. Will complete all necessary outcome tools and collect data as needed to ensure fidelity to the model and increase probability of positive outcomes for the youth and their families.
1. Provide In-Home Therapy to families in outreach settings including the family's home or another community location, utilized the ACRA model of treatment for substance abuse. Maintains fidelity to the model to ensure best practice and maximize positive outcomes for the youth and family.
2. Support families in identifying clear treatment goals and work in collaboration with assigned
paraprofessionals to carry out interventions.
3. Collaborate, as appropriate, with other providers and natural supports of families served.
4. Complete timely and accurate documentation to reflect services provided.
5. Person carries a caseload as assigned.
6. Meet standards as established by performance specifications for funding sources and stakeholders such as the Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Addiction Services.
7. Build and adjust schedule as necessary to meet the needs of persons served. Afternoon/evening hours are required.
8. Must uphold and practice a strength-based, trauma-informed perspective when working with youth and families
9. Must undergo and complete ACRA certification within 90 days from hire
10. Prevention Education: facilitates prevention education activities via classroom presentations, assemblies, campaigns, etc. that address youth substance abuse, suicide prevention and other topics related to mental health.
11. Administration: attendance at minimum weekly 1:1 supervision and other supervision/meetings as requested; checks agency email daily and is available by phone during the day; keeps essential program tracking logs up to date; submits required paperwork as scheduled and requested; regularly submits and tracks outcomes measurements; conducts satisfaction surveys as needed.
12. Public Representation: serves as a representative for the division, program, and stakeholders through the following venues as assigned; community and school health fairs, focus groups, coalitions, and other special initiatives to increase advocacy for attention to youth substance abuse and/or promote the program and stakeholders.
13. Other tasks as assigned
Masters Degree in Social Work; must be one of the following; LICSW, LCSW, LMFT, LMHC, Licensed Psychologist, Masters Level Counselor.
The individual must have experience and training in working with youth and their families, including training in family therapy.
A working knowledge of computers and ability to complete documentation electronically is required. In addition the ability to complete written documentation timely and effectively.
Must be able and willing to transport persons served. As such, all qualified candidates must have a valid drivers license, good driving record, and reliable vehicle. Travel and an ability to meet persons served in a variety of outreach settings is required.
Ability to be mobile within school and community; ability to lift/carry boxes up to 20 lbs.
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