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Therapeutic Training & Support - Bilingual

Company: Gandara Mental Health Center, Inc.
Location: Boston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Therapeutic Training & Support - Bilingual The Gándara Center provides residential, mental health, substance abuse, and preventive services for children, adults, and families across the Pioneer Valley and eastern parts of Massachusetts. We believe in our communities and value cultural diversity and strive to provide culturally competent, innovative services to a diverse community. Our mission is to promote the well-being of Hispanics, African-Americans, and other culturally diverse populations, through innovative, culturally competent behavioral health, prevention, and educational services -Changing Lives one family at a time We're looking for a Bachelor's Level Clinician (TT&S or Therapeutic Training and Support Worker) to work as part of a team that includes an In-Home Therapist (IHT), for the purpose of treating youth mental health, behavioral and emotional needs, including improving the family's ability to provide effective support for the youth to promote his/her healthy functioning within the family. The Bachelor's Level Clinician (TT&S) supports the implementation of a treatment plan to assist the youth and family in achieving the goals and objectives of that plan. The service provided by the Bachelor's Level Clinician (TT&S) includes teaching the youth to understand, direct, interpret, manage, and control feelings and emotional responses to situations and assist the family to address the youth's emotional and mental health needs. Duties Works under the supervision of an In-Home Therapist to support the implementation of a treatment plan to assist the youth and the family in achieving the goals of the plan.
Teaches the youth to understand, direct, interpret, manage, and control feelings and emotional responses to situations and to assist the family to address the youth's emotional and mental health needs.
Provides phone contact as part of the intervention.
Reviews/ and develops of a risk management/safety plan in collaboration with the youth and caregiver.
Works with the In-Home Therapist to provide family therapy.
Identifies community resources and develops natural supports for youth and parent/caregiver(s) to support and sustain the achievement of the youth's treatment plan goals and objectives.
Identifies community resources and develops natural supports for youth and caregiver(s), to sustain the youth's treatment plan, goals, and objectives.
Provides or secures support and crisis/emergency services for the youth/ and family.
Demonstrates ability to be innovative, creative, analytical, and decisive in problem-solving.
Demonstrates communications and organizational capabilities.
Awareness and sensitivity to contextual variables such as race, culture, gender, sexuality, disability, economics, and lived experience.
Submit detailed progress notes that follow federal, state, and agency requirements.
Collaborates with other necessary individuals the youth and family may have contact with, such as Bureau Case Managers, Probation Officers, Judges, District Attorneys, Attorneys, Teachers, Physicians, etc. Skills Job is located in Boston, must live in the Greater Boston area.
Minimum Experience Required: 1 year.
Degree Required: Must possess an MCE-approved bachelor's degree in a human services field.
Driver's License and proper auto insurance are required.
Awareness and sensitivity to contextual variables such as race, culture, gender, sexuality, disability, economics, and lived experience.
Those who are Bilingual (English + Spanish) or Bicultural are encouraged to apply. The Gándara Mental Health Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: Gandara Mental Health Center, Inc., Boston , Therapeutic Training & Support - Bilingual, Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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