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The Dimock Center Hiring for Counselor at Clinical Stabilization Services (CSS) for Men and Women

Location: Roxbury, MA

Job Description:
Under the direction of the Clinical Director and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of medical professionals, clinicians, counselors and behavioral health specialists, the Counselor is responsible for providing clinical services including completing biopsychosocial assessments, individual and group therapy and care coordination for patients admitted Clinical Stabilization Services. The Counselor provides patient-centered, evidence-based treatment and supports to facilitate the realization of personal potential for Clinical Stabilization patients.

Essential Functions

Develop comprehensive biopsychosocial assessments and individualized treatment plans for each assigned patient.
Provide brief supportive therapy and facilitate psychoeducational groups that include identifying and implementing evidence-based practices under the guidance of the Clinical Director. Counsel patients individually, in family meetings and in group sessions to facilitate progress toward treatment goals under the direction of the Clinical Director.
Maintain assigned patient caseload providing individual counseling multiple times per week to each patient, as appropriate.
Work in collaboration with the case manager to execute referrals and linkages to the appropriate level of care.
Provide crisis prevention, intervention and risk assessments and screenings, escalating to the appropriate party when assistance is needed (Clinical Director, nurse management, etc).
Complete all required documentation (biopsychosocial assessment, individual and group progress notes, treatment plan, discharge summary, insurance forms, etc.) in accordance with agency and DPH/BSAS guidelines for format and timeliness.
Attend and participate in staff meetings (daily and clinical).
Attend trainings as assigned.
Participate in individual clinical supervision and accumulate hours toward licensure, if applicable.
Other duties as assigned.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to communicate in a professional manner to leadership and staff.
Detail-oriented with the ability to see and work towards the “big picture.”
Ability to be flexible and to juggle multiple priorities.

MSW, working toward LCSW, or LCSW.

Salary: $65,000

Contact Name: Angela Zaydon
Contact Email: [email protected]

Other information:
Contact Angela via email or by phone at (617) 442-8800 x 2613 (office). Supervision toward your LICSW available!