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Helping Courageous Moms Lift Their Children Out of Homelessness

Clinical Supervisor
(Full-time/35 hours/week, exempt)

POSITION SUMMARY:

Brookview is seeking a highly organized and dedicated individual with a demonstrated commitment to racial and social justice to fill the position of Clinical Supervisor. The Clinical Supervisor ensures that participants (residential and community-based) receives the highest quality of clinical services; provides supervision and training to clinical services staff, interns and volunteers. This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer.

The ideal candidate will possess experience in the fields of mental health, child welfare, child development, or other related fields. Strong working knowledge of psychodynamics, group work, casework, health systems, and human and child development. Experience working with domestic violence and an understanding of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and trauma-informed care are preferred.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides consistent supervision to direct reports and interns.
  • Provides clinical oversight of cases and ensures that services are provided as specified in participant goals
  • Provides crisis management/clinical interventions
  • Develops and maintains linkages with service providers
  • Provide direct services including advocacy, clinical assessments, and counseling
  • Participate in case conferences, multidisciplinary, and various other meetings as needed to ensure quality care
  • Makes counseling-related referrals and serves as liaison to mental health agencies as needed
  • Conduct performance reviews of supervises
  • Conducts chart audits to ensure compliance with documentation standards and completed in a timely fashion
  • Provide program information, data, and support for grant applications and reports
  • Attend staff meetings, trainings, and conferences
  • Support in the writing of policies and practices 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree and LMHC licensure required with three years of related experience
  • Fluency in English and Spanish preferred
  • Must be familiar with the impact of homelessness, substance abuse, and domestic violence issues
  • Must have experience working with and advocating for low-income families
  • Demonstrated group facilitation skills
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and to be able to work independently and part of a team
  • Must demonstrate a proficiency in advocacy and mediation
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Proficient in MS Office and ability to become proficient in other software programs, including database software
  • Must be able to work some evenings

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Title:                     Staff Clinician
Reports to:           Clinical Supervisor

SUMMARY:

The Staff Clinician assists in providing clinical services to Brookview program participants, both residential and community-based in individual and/or group settings. Services are delivered with empathy, patience and respect.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Other duties may be assigned)

  • Maintain confidentiality of records relating to program participants
  • Encourage participants to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, and help them to develop insight into themselves and their relationships
  • Guide program participants in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with their challenges and barriers
  • Prepare and maintain all required treatment records and reports
  • Counsel program participants individually and/or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, life adjustments, and making changes
  • Collect information about program participants through meetings, sessions, and groups
  • Acts as advocate for all program participants and coordinates services with their families and with involved service providers including, but not limited to, schools, DCF and the criminal legal system; provides referrals as needed.
  • Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge
  • Collaborate with other staff members to perform clinical assessments and develop treatment plans.
  • Evaluate program participant’s physical or mental condition based on review of client information
  • Meet with families and other interested parties in order to exchange necessary information during the treatment process

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      • Master’s degree with minimum three (3) years direct service experience or Bachelor’s degree with minimum five (5) years of experience may be substituted
      • Knowledge of Boston area human/clinical services and ability to work with a team of professionals. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily
      • Provide trainings/workshops to Brookview staff and program participants
      • Must have strong written and oral communication skills.
      • Must be computer literate.
      • Works with a team approach to servicing program participants in a multi-service agency.
      • Attends staff trainings and supervision that is designated by the supervisor.
      •  Conflict resolution skills
      • Must have current first aid and CPR certification within 3 months of employment

             


            Helping Courageous Moms Lift Their Children Out of Homelessness

            Job Description

             

            Title:                Housing Specialist

            Reports to:       Housing Services Manager

             

             SUMMARY

            Provide housing advocacy for all participants through a trauma-informed approach. Assist with the housing search and application process.  Make referrals to appropriate agencies and programs. Provide educational programs to program participants. Work collaboratively with facility staff to ensure the facilities are well maintained and meet all applicable standards, regulations and laws.

             

            ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned.

            • Assist participants with applications to housing agencies and housing programs.
            • Provide housing search (monitor, tracking, follow up).
            • Assist participants in addressing housing barriers
            • Maintain accurate and updated individual case files
            • Establish linkages and act as liaison to housing agencies and programs.
            • Develop and facilitate housing related workshops with participants.
            • Educate Participants on eligibility, housing, availability, local and state fair housing laws, financial literacy, Credit/CORI.
            • Assist participants in permanent housing with landlord tenant issues and mediation.
            • Submit annual reports to Boston Housing Authority (BHA) and other housing agencies and funders (FHLB, etc.).
            • Data tracking, reporting and analysis of outcome measures.
            • Interface with and coordinate services with involved service providers (internal and external).
            • Prep for and present updates at weekly Case Conference meetings.
            • Assist with management for Brookview House facilities including conducting unit inspections, coordinating preventative, routine and emergency maintenance needs (within the approved budget), conducting inventory and other duties as assigned.
            • Provide stabilization services to participants living in other Brookview housing programs
            • Participate in 24 hour on-call system

             

             QUALIFICATIONS:

            • Bachelor’s Degree or Associates with a minimum of three years relevant experience preferred.
            • Fluency in English and Spanish highly preferred.
            • Must be familiar with the impact of homelessness, substance abuse, and domestic violence issues.
            • Proficient with HMIS (Homeless Management Information System) required
            • Proficient in MS Office including Excel, Adobe, Google documents, and fillable housing applications
            • Experience working with and advocating for low-income families in housing court and other systems when needed.
            • Demonstrated group facilitation skills.
            • Experience with Motivational Interviewing preferred
            • Demonstrated experience creating and delivering presentations
            • Good interpersonal skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team.
            • Proficiency in advocacy and mediation.
            • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
            • Must be able to work some evenings and weekends.
            • Must be available to participate in 24 hour on-call system.
            • Must have driver’s license and access to a vehicle.

            Brookview, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer

            Send resumes to: CareerOpportunities@brookviewhouse.org or Brookview House, 2 Brookview Street Dorchester, MA 02124

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