The Family Resource Center (FRC) Clinician will provide Comprehensive Mental Health Assessments, including the Family Strengths and Needs Assessment (FSNA) assessment; short term treatment; and Care Planning to Youth and Families of the FRC.
When you apply, please include a cover letter detailing your qualifications and why you're interested in this position, along with three references.
Reports to: Program Director of the Child and Adolescent Outpatient Services @ The Brien Center
Essential Job Functions
• Complete diagnostic mental health/substance abuse assessment and provide treatment in individual, family and group.
• Provide CANS assessment to each youth referred.
• Provide referral services to appropriate services as indicated by the clinical Assessment and CANS
• Deliver treatment and assessment on to families and youth at the FRC and in the families’ home if indicated
• Deliver treatment in sub-contractors facilities and the designated Family Resource Centers
• Develop a Care Plan and Family Support Plan for all Children Requiring Assistance (CRA) referred Youth
• Maintain client records, completing all necessary paperwork in a timely manner including required State documents and authorizations
• Coordinate treatment components and communicate with all collateral agents and The Contractors for FRC.
• Follow policies of the FRC and the Lead Agency administering the FRC RFR.
• Provide treatment, if needed, within guidelines established by the Brien Center and the FRC
• Follow all policies or the Brien Center and the FRCs
• Provide consultation to community agencies on mental health/substance abuse issues upon request
• Consult to sub-contractors on treatment planning
• Provide Wraparound care planning for all youth and families
• Participate in Milieu activities are indicated by the FRC.
• Maintain client records, completing all necessary paperwork in a timely manner
• Maintain required productivity level
• Complete all documentation and reporting to the State as directed by the FRC
• Participate in regularly scheduled supervision
• Consultation and supervision to BA level staff, Family Partners, Family Support Workers and/or graduate or undergraduate students
• Attend required meetings and agency trainings
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor and the FRC
• Current licensure and 5 years experience as a licensed Clinician required
• CANS certification is required within first week of employment
• Experience working with Children and their Families in a clinical setting
• Diagnostic and treatment knowledge and skill
• Knowledge of services and human service agencies in Berkshire County
• Extensive knowledge of the dynamics of mental health/substance abuse treatment, intervention and education
• Experience in providing individual and group mental health/substance abuse and family counseling
• Knowledge of community resources
• Ability to work on interdisciplinary team
• Excellent oral & presentation skills
• Leadership talent and the ability to delegate effectively
• Working knowledge of computers
• Knowledge of community resources
• Support and maintain the principles and policies of the agency and of the FRC
• Flexibly respond to program scheduling needs, this may include some evening work to meet the needs of families and of the FRC
• Communicate a sense of hopefulness and respect for consumer rights, including Family and Youth Voice and Choice
• Represent the agency in a professional manner in all community contacts
• Demonstrate a commitment to the Agency’s mission, the mission of the FRC and community mental health principles
• Works in office; temperature regulated and outreach sites including client’s homes and sub- contractors buildings
• Facilitate groups in other community locations
• Manual & visual dexterity; correctable
• Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions