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THERAPIST- Full-time Master’s level therapist for our MST (Multisystemic Therapy) program. Candidate must be organized and highly engaging. MST is an evidenced-based program to treat teenagers with delinquent behaviors by working with the parents as the change-agents. Therapy occurs in the home and community. Further information about the counseling model can be found at www.mstservices.com. LMSW, LPC, LMFT, or LP (limited or full license required). Fluency in Spanish is also required.
SITE TEAM CLINICIAN – LMSW/LLMSW or equivalent to provide individual and family therapy, crisis response, case management, and group services to children, adolescents, and their families in a school, home or community based setting. The Clinician will work as part of a team along with the Community School Coordinator and school personnel. Clinicians will provide service during the school day, after school, and early evenings. A minimum of 2 years experience working with culturally diverse populations and state licensure are required. Fluent in Spanish requested.
MEDICAL ASSISTANT – Full-time Medical Assistant with the ability to understand and work with health insurance plans of all designs from various carriers. Must have experience obtaining authorizations and have a broad knowledge of CPT and diagnosis codes. Experience setting up and maintaining medical records required. Expert technical, computer and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail and ability to take initiative desired. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required. Associate’s degree and/or 2 to 3 years related experience required.
DIRECT CARE COUNSELOR – Full time, second and third shifts available. Counselor role providing direct care for children and youth living in an open program at D. A. Blodgett - St. John’s Residential Homes. Counselors see to the physical and emotional needs of the residents who have experienced some form of abuse and/or neglect. Counselors will model and teach appropriate social skills while working closely with a staff therapist to implement individualized treatment plans. This role demands an individual with strong relationship building skills, physical and emotional stamina and an ability to work in a team environment in order to provide a family setting. Counselors act in a parental role by meeting basic needs of youth. Completion of a Bachelor's degree in a human services field is preferred. Valid Driver’s License with a good driving record is required. Those interested in starting a career in the child welfare field or those with a desire to help struggling children and teenagers are encouraged to apply.
COMMUNITY LIVING SUPPORTS AIDE – Part-time with flexible schedule working with developmentally delayed or severely emotionally disturbed children. Meeting with the child in the family home to teach, train and/or assist the child with his or her needs that may increase or maintain personal self sufficiency. Child welfare experience preferred.
CASE AIDE – Part-time (variable hours), Monday-Friday, for 15-25 hours per week (mostly afternoon to early evening) transporting foster children, supervising family visitations, light clerical work. Good driving record required and childcare experience preferred
RESPITE WORKERS - Part Time Respite Worker positions available to provide temporary relief for families in their homes and in the community. Working with children who have emotional and/or behavioral challenges, respite fulfills the care and support responsibilities usually performed by the family caregiver according to the needs and abilities of the child. Respite is offered at variable times including: days, evenings and weekends. Minimum education requirements include High School diploma or GED.