Job: Clinical Director

Title Clinical Director
Categories Clinicians & Mental Health Counselors, Corporate Site, Feature on Homepage
Location Lowell, MA
Job Information

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.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Resumes will be sent to Jessica Seder, Human Resource Administrator, at NFI Massachusetts, Inc.

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