The Community Services Agency, with locations in both Roslindale & Dorchester seeks a Supervising Independently Licensed Clinician (Sr. ICC). The Sr. ICC reports to the Program Director and works as part of the Management Team to ensure Individual Care Coordination services are appropriately delivered to MassHealth youth with serious emotional disturbances.
Essential Functions •Oversees, supports, and delivers as necessary the following functions performed by direct supervisees: •Performs initial assessments and evaluations of new clients and families. Develops, implements, and monitors Individual Care Plans and Transition Plans. •Acts as a liaison with collateral agencies and programs; establish and maintain relationships/services that support children and family growth. Act as an advocate for families; educate parents on advocating for themselves and their children •Identifies and actively assist youth and families to obtain and monitor the delivery of available services including medical, educational, social, therapeutic, or other necessary services including formal and natural supports and community-based agencies, services, and organizations •Maintains working relationship with local providers of all services in order to facilitate referrals from these providers, including ESP/Mobile Crisis Intervention providers, to ensure care is properly coordinated •Continuously communicates with client, collaterals, and providers of supportive services. This may include extensive telephone contact scheduling, and attending case conference meetings. Facilitate communication between and among various providers. •Administers written assessments, summary reports, documentation, treatment planning, and safety planning to appropriate parties in a timely, well written manner. Submits reports, documentation and billing in a timely manner. Ensures that documentation meets utilization review and quality assurance standards. •Attends staff meetings. Presents client material; consults with supervisor and team members on challenging and difficult client issues. Participates in regular individual and group supervision. Attends clinical training and safety practice training. •Documents significant client interactions per MassHealth requirements •May be required to provide behavioral support •Provides weekly supervision to direct reports •Participates in management activities, including but not limited to, weekly management meetings, quality assurance, training and development needs of the program, and secondary on call rotation •May be required to carry a mobile device •Depending on the program, may be required to meet certain billing requirements on a weekly basis •Perform other duties as assigned
Driving Requirements •May be required to operate a vehicle •May be required to have a valid driver’s license and a “satisfactory” driving record •May be required to have access to a personal vehicle for use during work hours •May be required to use personal vehicle to transport clients on occasion if/when needed •If required to transport clients, must maintain the minimum amounts of liability insurance as required by The Home and/or other regulatory requirements and vehicle registration must be current
Education & Experience •Must be an independently licensed, Master’s level clinician with at least three (3) years of experience in providing outpatient behavioral health services to youth and families. Experience with home-based Wraparound models is preferred •Currently licensed as a clinician in the state of Massachusetts; preference for licensure as an independent practitioner •Must have supervisory experience and experience working collaboratively with state agencies, consumer advocacy groups, and/or behavioral health outpatient facilities •Must maintain certification in the Massachusetts CANS •Preferably knowledgeable about communities we serve •May require knowledge of a second language such as Spanish or Haitian Creole. •Computer literate including Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer with the ability to learn new software applications
Physical Requirements Frequent walking, standing, climbing stairs. Regular lifting and carrying of objects, files, food and/or children. Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally.
* The above is intended to describe the general content and requirements of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not intended to be an exhaustive statement of all duties, responsibilities, or skills required of personnel so classified
The Home for Little Wanderers provides a seamless continuum of vital programs and services for every stage of child and family development. For more than 200 years, we’ve earned a reputation for doing whatever it takes to strengthen vulnerable families and keep children safe in their own communities, even when they don’t have family support.
Serving children and youth from birth to 22, The Home... makes a positive impact on over 7,000 lives each year through a network of services including behavioral health, therapeutic residential and special education, adoption and foster care. In addition, a number of innovative programs provide specialized assistance to youth transitioning to adulthood from state systems of care.
We continuously measure the impact of our work to develop and enhance our programs. We never give up on children. And we don’t let children give up on themselves. By advocating on behalf of each and every one of them, we strengthen our families, our communities and our Commonwealth.
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