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Clinician (New Freedoms Program) in Shirley, MA at Spectrum Health Systems

Date Posted: 10/11/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Shirley, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/11/2018

Job Description

Since 1969, Spectrum Health Systems, Inc . has been a leader in the field of alcohol and drug abuse treatment. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of services to individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse and/or mental health issues. We assist our clients in achieving sobriety, sustaining recovery, and fulfilling personal goals in order that they may lead healthier, more productive lives.At Spectrum Health Systems, we take great pride in our organization and in our work. We believe that providing the highest quality service and ensuring that our actions and behaviors are always client-focused place our organization ahead of the rest.

Master’s level clinicians for grant program issued by Homeland Security. The New Freedoms program has been designed to counter violence and reduce recidivism rates in the Massachusetts counties of Worcester, Middlesex, and Essex.  Clinicians will work with inmates releasing to these communities from the Maximum Security Prison Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, MA. The targeted population will have an extensive history of misconduct and violent offenses while incarcerated and may have propensity toward gang affiliation. Clinicians will be responsible for creating individual treatment plans identifying problem areas that promote the client’s tendency toward outward displays of aggression and violence and work to develop pro-social coping skills and resilience.  Clinicians will also lead CBT skill based group sessions that foster an environment that allows pro-social interactions with the client’s peers. All Clinicians will work with the target population prior to their release and in the community. Travel will therefore be required to Spectrum facilities within the serviced counties. A strong candidate for this position will possess strong boundaries and clinical skills; will have experience working with resistant clients and familiarity with personality disorders. Hours will vary to meet the community needs of the program.  Position requires a community caseload and travel among the Massachusetts Counties of Middlesex, Essex, and Worcester.  Hours may vary to meet the needs of community clients.Salary is $51,000/yr Qualifications: A Masters degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling Psychology or other related field is required.  LMHC is preferred. *CB 

Spectrum Health Systems is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee orapplicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability,sex, sexual orientation or national origin.