Mental Health Clinician
Pine Street Inn

Job Order #: 15871982

Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 11/24/2021

EXPIRES 2/22/2022

Job Description

Clinicians will work from the following principles:

Recognize the impact of violence and victimization on development and coping strategies  
Identify recovery from trauma as goal  
Employ an empowerment model  
Maximize guest choices and control over her/his recovery based in a relational collaboration  
Create an atmosphere that is respectful of the guests? need for safety, respect, and acceptance  
Emphasize the guests? strengths, highlighting adaptations over symptoms and resilience over pathology  
Minimize the possibilities of re-traumatization  
Strive to be culturally competent and to understand each person in the context of her or his life experiences and cultural background  
Solicit guest input and involve guests in designing and evaluating services
QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION/TRAINING:

Masters degree in Social work or counseling and licensed in a related field at the independent level
Evidence of formal training in Trauma-informed Care, Motivational Interviewing, Trans-theoretical Change and Harm Reduction
Evidence of formal training in behavioral health to include mental health, addictions and co-occurring disorders
Training and successful application of crisis prevention, intervention and management
KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of five (5) years? experience and proficiency working with individuals with mental illness to include comprehensive assessment, action planning and discharge planning
Minimum of five (5) years? experience and proficiency in working with individuals with co-occurring disorders
Minimum of five (5) years? experience and proficiency working with individuals who are homeless, residing in shelters and/or on the streets
Experience in community-based Outreach and engagement
Knowledge of mental illness, trauma, addictions, co-occurring disorders, and homelessness
Experience with homeless services and housing resources in Boston
Experience with team work
Experience in developing individual care plans/treatment plans
Experience in crisis prevention, intervention and management
Knowledge of individual and group treatment  
PHYSICAL ABILITIES/SKILLS:

Ability to sit for long periods of time
Ability to access different building locations
Requires stooping, bending, and stretching
Ability to safely lift guests as needed
Use of a computer for email, word processing and spreadsheets; and other office equipment (fax, copier etc.) as needed.

How To Apply

Not Specified

Address

170 Morton Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

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Shift

8:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Per Diem Position

Not Specified

Union Position

No

Apprenticeship

No

Pay

$65,000.00 per year

Benefits

Not Specified

Name

MassHire Boston Career Center

Title

Not Specified

Email

business@masshirebostoncareerctr.org

Phone

617-541-1477

Address

1010 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02119

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