- Developmental Disabilities Experience
- Marriage & Family Therapy Certification
Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a Fee For Service (0-24hrs/wk) Clinician in Fitchburg, MA.
CHL's North County Clinical Team, is one of three programs in CHL's Developmental Disabilities Unit which provides services to adults (ages 19 and older) who have been diagnosed with a developmental disability and are often dually diagnosed with emotional, psychiatric or behavioral disorders. Most clients are referred by family and or their Department of Developmental Services Coordinator. The program provides individual, group, and family counseling at our sites in Fitchburg or Gardner, as well as medication management with our highly skilled psychiatrist.
Clinicians in this program provide education, support, and therapy to clients and families through individual counseling, group counseling, and family therapy.
Provides direct clinical therapeutic treatment to adults as represented in the caseload through:
Diagnostic evaluations and screenings
Crisis/emergency assessment and intervention
Treatment planning and assessment
Individual, group, couple and family therapy
Participates in interdisciplinary diagnostic treatment and planning conferences.
Consults with area doctors, individuals, and other social service agencies, insurance providers and hospital networks regarding clients, client services and case management.
Maintains client records and administrative records according to Center policy.
Attends administrative staff meetings as required.
Attends in-service education, clinical supervision and professional meetings as required.
Respects diverse views and approaches, demonstrates Standards of Respect, and contributes to creating and maintaining an environment of professionalism, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors.
Masters degree in a clinical course of study in behavioral health (social work, psychology, marriage and family therapy, counseling or related field) that meet the academic requirements for independent licensure in psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, or mental health counseling in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Requires licensure as LMHC, LCSW, LMFT, or is actively working towards licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Minimum of 5 years experience working with adults with developmental disabilities.
Must be able to pass a CORI background check
Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.
If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability. These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.