NFI Massachusetts Inc, is currently seeking a Clinician/In-Home Therapist for its Foundations For Families program.
This program provides home based treatment, community based outreach, comprehensive assessment and intensive in home family therapy, case coordination and crisis intervention services for youth and family. Foundations For Families uses a team based approach which includes Clinicians, Case Managers, Parent Partners and Mentors, allowing for services and service intensity to be highly individualized to meet the unique and varying needs of each family. Clinicians also work collaboratively with a variety of collaterals in the community including schools, outpatient mental health, psychiatric providers, state youth/family serving agencies, probation, and a wide variety of other community resources, providing an excellent opportunity to explore different areas of the social work field.
Foundations For Families staff are trained in using the Attachment, Self-Regulation and Competency framework in our clinical work with youth and families, and how to apply that framework in working with youth/families in the home based setting. Clinical staff are supervised by a licensed clinician with an emphasis on professional growth.
The Clinician/In-Home Therapist will work in the Merrimack Valley (Lowell, Haverhill, Lawrence, surrounding towns) area primarily with youth referred through the Department of Children and Families (DCF), the Department of Mental Health (DMH), and CBHI (IHT). The Clinician/In-Home Therapist will largely provide family therapy and clinical case management services to 8-10 families.
Qualified applicants will have a solid understanding of:
- Collaboratively developing treatment plan goals with families, collaterals and referring agencies
- Assessment and risk management skills
- Safety planning and crisis intervention
- Trauma informed care and knowledge of complex trauma
Qualified candidates will also need:
- Experience working with complex family dynamics
- Excellent writing and organizational skills
- Experience crafting treatment plans and clinical documents required, as well as familiarity with web based applications and systems for documentation into an electronic health record (EHR).
- Candidates must possess a Masters degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or some counseling related field (a bachelors level does not meet requirements). A licensed clinician (LICSW, LMHC, LMFT) with several years of experience working with youth and families is preferred.
All resumes will be sent to Jessica Seder, Human Resources Administrator at NFI Massachusetts, Inc. for review.