Mental Health Court Clinician
Company: Boston Medical Center
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Utilizing clinical licensed mental health counselor techniques
and theory consults on, assesses, and intervenes with high-risk
patients and their families regarding the impact/amelioration of
emotional and social problems
Works within the Boston Municipal Courts to provide clinical
services to clients enrolled in the Mental Health Court sessions.
Conducts intake interviews with new clients and orients them to the
Mental Health Court Program. Determines appropriateness of
admission to the Boston Municipal Court Mental Health Session.
Coordinates the development of a treatment plan that includes
linkages to services of the CJSD Program and other community
agencies. Works with existing partners to ensure seamless delivery
of services for high need clients. Conducts outreach to criminal
justice system agencies in BMC Emergency Services catchment areas
(e.g., police, probation, court, public defender, district
attorney) to educate about emergency services and to develop
working relationships as well as potential sources of crisis
referrals. Meets regularly with the judges and probation officers
involved in the Boston Municipal Court Mental Health Session.
Provides consultation to the Court regarding planning for mental
health and substance abuse services for court-involved clients.
Communicates with Probation Department regarding oversight of
client compliance with Court approved treatment recommendations.
Develops processes for clients to apply for medical insurance,
housing subsidies and other entitlement programs.
- Requires Master's Degree in Social Work or Mental Health
Requires level of knowledge of licensed mental health counselor
processes and community resources and agencies in relation to
health, illness, and disability, generally acquired through one to
two years on-the-job training.
Requires a Massachusetts mental health counselor license or
licensed independent clinical social work license.
Requires advanced interpersonal skills necessary to interact
effectively with various healthcare professionals, to develop and
maintain effective therapeutic relationships with patients and
families, and to supervise graduate students.
- Requires the analytical abilities necessary to assess patient
needs, develop associated treatment modalities, and provide
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