Clinician, Team Fourteen

Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 175814-1A
Date Posted: May 2, 2022
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services. Our team delivers quality care to clients and families in more than 30 communities throughout the North Shore, Merrimack Valley and Greater Boston. Our mission is to provide personal, compassionate, state-of-the-art, integrated behavioral healthcare that makes a difference in the lives of the people and communities we serve. Our services include mental health counseling, addiction treatment, and family and school-based services.

 

About the Job

Provides short term in-home 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 reduce use of substances from a harm reduction perspective, 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.

Responsibilities are: 

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. Provide In-Home Therapy to families in outreach settings including the family's home or another
community location, utilizing 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.

5. Support families in identifying clear treatment goals and work in collaboration with assigned
paraprofessionals to carry out interventions.

6. Collaborate, as appropriate, with other providers and natural supports of families served.

7. Complete timely and accurate documentation to reflect services provided.

8. Person carries a caseload as assigned.

9. Meet standards as established by performance specifications for the Tower Foundation Grant.

10. Build and adjust schedule as necessary to meet the needs of persons served. Afternoon/evening hours are required. Situations may arise where staff may need to schedule and hold appointments on weekends based upon the needs of the families served. Exempt staff are required to be available by telephone from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. during the business week.

11. Must uphold and practice a strength-based, trauma-informed perspective when working with youth and families

12. Must undergo and complete ACRA certification within 90 days from hire 

Qualifications: 

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work; must be one of the following; LICSW, LCSW, LMFT, LMHC, Licensed Psychologist, Master's Level Counselor.
  • Must be able and willing to transport persons served. As such, all qualified candidates must have a valid driver's license, good driving record, and reliable vehicle. Travel and an ability to meet persons served in a variety of outreach settings is required

 

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.