NFI Massachusetts is currently seeking a licensed Clinical Director in an adolescent residential treatment facility.
NFI’s Alliance House, located in Lowell, Massachusetts, is a residential treatment program for adolescent males referred by the Department of Youth Services. The program provides counseling, education, community service activities, life skills and pre-vocational skills training in a well-supervised and structured residential setting. Rehabilitation followed by supported community reintegration is the ultimate goal of the program.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES OF LICENSED CLINICAL DIRECTOR:
- The Clinical Director will be responsible for the overall planning, implementation and oversight of the clinical services provided by the program.
- The Clinical Director will provide direct supervision and oversight to the program Clinicians.
- The Clinical Director will assess new referrals to the program and arrange or conduct testing and evaluations as needed.
- Develop and/or oversee development of individual treatment plans in cooperation with program staff, other relevant service providers, client’s family (when appropriate) and client.
- Review client clinical records to ensure quality and compliance with funding source regulations.
- Provide appropriate feedback and training for program staff regarding record keeping.
- Provide individual counseling, when appropriate, as defined by each client’s clinical treatment plan.
- Facilitate and/or coordinate clinical in-service training. Develop curriculum for therapeutic groups.
- Collaborate with program management and staff regarding therapeutic milieu and clinical orientation of program.
- Facilitate family meetings and home visits, as defined by each client’s clinical treatment plan.
- Act as a liaison with psychiatrist and other agencies providing auxiliary clinical services.
- Coordinate, facilitate and/or participate in case conferences, treatment meetings and clinical review meetings, as appropriate.
- Be familiar with all program emergency procedures.
- Provide emergency on-call for program. The schedule may require some evenings.
JOB REQUIREMENTS OF LICENSED CLINICAL DIRECTOR:
- Completed Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field required.
- LMHC or LICSW required.
- At least 3 years’ experience post licensure required. Licensure in Massachusetts required.
- Previous experience with adolescent population and their families and expertise in crisis stabilization and management required.
- DBT certified and substance abuse experience preferred but will train.
- Excellent interpersonal, organizational and writing skills required.
Resumes will be sent to Jessica Seder, Human Resource Administrator, at NFI Massachusetts, Inc.