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Master's Level Outpatient Clinician (Virtual / In-Person)

Company: Lighthouse Behavioral Health and Wellness Center
Location: Boston
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job descriptionAbout usLighthouse Behavioral Health & Wellness Center1 Westinghouse PlazaBoston, MA 02136Master's Level ClinicianMission Statement:Lighthouse Behavioral Health and Wellness Center was created in 2017 to provide behavioral healthcare services to members of the community informed by up-to-date, bona fide research on factors that contribute to positive outcomes in psychotherapy.Our philosophy is to live in integrity, led by example, and create a strong sense of self and community. We are committed to helping the members of our Community to restore balance and integrity in their family, academic and social situations; strengthening character helps our clients feel healthier and encourages a change in behavior.Lighthouse Behavioral Health is seeking full-time mental health clinicians to provide community-based services to families and youth under 21 years of age for our CBHI (Children Behavioral Health Initiative) program in the Metro Boston, MA area. We have full-time and part-time fee-for-service opportunities available.Responsibilities and DutiesProvide strength-based therapy to youth under 21 years old who have social, emotional, and behavioral health needs. Therapists are Master's level clinicians who provide individual and family therapy with the goal of enhancing functioning and positive communication both individually and within the family system. Therapists provide an initial assessment and quarterly reassessments, therapy, some crisis intervention, and care coordination to children, adolescents, and their families as part of a team with Therapeutic Training and Support (TT&S) Bachelor's level staff. This position requires travel and the ability to work via Telehealth as needed. The schedule can be flexible, but the successful candidate must be available between 8 am-8 pm.Essential Functions for this position include:Use established psycho-therapeutic techniques/interventions to help improve youth's social, emotional, and behavioral functioning, prevent inpatient admission, and strengthen caregiver(s) parenting skills.Conduct all necessary assessments in a thorough and timely manner, obtain approval as required prior to filing, and provide all needed updates.Develop a treatment plan in collaboration with family and collaterals that prioritize needs and set related goals as indicated by assessment; revise and update the plan as intervention proceeds.Develop and support an effective risk assessment and safety plan with youth and family.Collaborate with TT&S in implementing the treatment plan to assist youth and families in achieving the goals of the plan.Plan and conduct, with TT&S, family, and/or individual meetings (as needed) in support of goals with clear purpose and maximum possible flexibility, including times/places for meetings.Ensure specialist consultations, evaluations, and referrals are requested.Develop initial and ongoing teamwork with family members, formal providers, natural supports, and others who can support sustainable progress.Organize, attend, and/or travel to meetings/ appointments in various locations.Maintain paper and electronic records in an orderly and timely manner.Weekly supervision.If the youth is enrolled in Intensive Care Coordination, participate in all care planning meetings and processes for the youth.Follow through with on-call policies and procedures.Complete all required training, including CANS certification.Ensure that all services are provided in a professional manner, ensuring privacy and safety.QualificationsMaster's Degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling, or related field. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Licensed and insured driver with reliable and consistent access to a car. Evening availability is required. Computer literate including Microsoft Office with the ability to learn new software applications. Bilingual in Spanish or Haitian Creole are encouraged to apply.The IHT team also connects clients and their families to outside community support services, as well as academic, medical, and behavioral care resources. Completes all clinical documentation online using our electronic health record systemEducationMaster's Degree in a CBHI-approved field.Minimum of 2 years post-graduate experience.Experience in CBHI services is a plus, but not required.Requirements:Masters' Degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling, or related field.Familiarity with working with children and families.Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.Superior time management skills, and ability to work both independently and on a team.Licensed and insured driver with reliable and consistent access to a car.Evening availability is required.Computer literate including Microsoft Office with the ability to learn new software applications.Bilingual in Spanish or Haitian Creole are encouraged to apply.SALARY:$40.00 / hrJob Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $40.00-$42.00 per hour

Keywords: Lighthouse Behavioral Health and Wellness Center, Boston , Master's Level Outpatient Clinician (Virtual / In-Person), Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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