The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Clinician - Riverside Road (Gardner)

US-MA-Worcester
ID
2017-2728
# of Openings
1
Category
Clinical
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Are you looking to be a leader while still working with

Individuals with Mental Health Challenges?

Then The Bridge is the agency for you!

 

The Bridge of Central Massachusetts is a leader in the state on providing innovative evidence based practice models in the field of mental health.  We are a forward thinking agency who is always on the cutting edge of new clinical practice models.  The Bridge offers clinicians full-time salaried positions with a wide range of  benefits including twenty-five paid days off in the first year which increases to thirty-two days off in year two.Clinicians also receive free CEU trainings through our own recognized Training Institute, weekly clinical supervision, and extensive in-house training from experts in the field of mental health and evidence based practices.  $1000 sign-on bonus for full-time positions.

 

This position is half-time withina residential treatment program in Gardner Ma. that provides a therapeutic living environment for six men and women living with serious and persistent mental illness. The other part of the position includes providing DBT to the mental health outpatient community. The purpose of the program is to teach, advocate for, and support adults to manage their mental illness.  All individuals are engaged in developing their independent living skills in order to live successfully within the community. The program has 24 hour staffing. This program uses Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) as the primary treatment model and can offer Illness Management and Recovery (IMR), Cognitive Restructuring for PTSD, Supported Employment and Peer Support as supplemental treatments as necessary and appropriate.

 

Responsibilities

The Clinician will provide oversight of all clinical components of the residential program under the supervision of the North County Division Director and DBT Director. In addition, the Clinician will provide DBT clinical services to program residents including individual therapy, informed family work, and skills training, as well as coordinating individual treatment with residential counselors, and other community-based therapists and service providers. The Clinician will be part of the North County Adult Mental Health Division on-call rotation.

 

Qualifications

Master’s degree and licensure required (LCSW, LICSW, or LMHC). DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) experience preferred, but not required. Experience facilitating groups and formulating treatment plans also required. Applicant must possess skills in the areas of comprehensive assessment, leadership, staff training and development, time-management, and effective verbal and written communication. Experience with a recovery focused approach to mental health treatment preferred. Eligible candidates must be MAP (Medication Administration) certified or certifiable. The Bridge provides MAP training. 

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