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Clinician – SJS Reentry

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Community Resources for Justice (CRJ) is a unique, 140 year old nonprofit organization. Social Justice Services (SJS), a division of CRJ supports men and women leaving incarceration and young adults with complex clinical needs to make positive, and sustainable life transitions. SJS provides residential and non-residential services and programming in addition to staff development opportunities for our workforce.

Benefits:

Community Resources for Justice offers competitive pay and a full benefits package. For more information visit our website.

Responsibilities

As part of the CRJ Social Justice Services division, the Clinician will provide services in a fully integrated, holistic, and collaborative manner using a team-treatment approach, to ensure the coordination of all client services, both across our reentry programs as well as with external providers.

The Clinician Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a clinical team to develop and implement treatment services to clients/individuals
  • Provide individual and group counseling using up to date evidence-based practices including, but not limited to, Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Relapse Prevention modalities, Relational and Psychodynamic therapy.
  • Perform necessary assessments/reports as required for treatment planning and other contractual obligations
  • Maintain current, timely documentation in accordance with agency/SQA regulatory requirements and timelines
  • Coordinate individualized client treatment services with internal/external providers
  • Cultivate positive relations with community partners and other referral sources (probation, parole, etc.) to facilitate coordination of services and care
  • Work in an independent setting with strong organizational skills and rigorous attention to detail.
  • Adhere to professional and confidentiality requirements in handling client records.
  • Function as a resource to program staff on mental health related issues, and assist in the various components of the program
  • Prepare all necessary reports, participate in administrative and staff meetings, and attend weekly case reviews.
  • Willingness to perform other duties of a staff Clinician as needed or assigned.

Qualifications

The Clinician Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or other related field (minimum LCSW; LICSW or LMHC)
  • Familiarity in working in a strength-based, trauma informed environment
  • Good knowledge of substance abuse disorders and current treatments required
  • Familiarity with MA DPH/BSAS regulations desirable.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. (Word, Excel, Outlook, other EHR systems familiarity)
  • Ability to work with a diverse population required.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Bilingual, especially English/Spanish, strongly encouraged to apply     #HP