ASL VERSION: https://youtu.be/3S0-t_ok2Zk
Full time- Exempt/Salary
- $1,500 Sign-on Bonus
- Housing Resources Available
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Benefits include: Health; Dental; Vision; Life and Disability Insurance; Employer-Matching 403B; Sick/Personal/Vacation Time; Flexible Spending and Dependent Care
ASL Proficiency Required
TLC Diversity Statement:
The Learning Center for the Deaf is on a journey to create an inclusive and welcoming space for people of all backgrounds. Together, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates our TLC community members' diverse narratives. We embrace and value multiple approaches, experiences, and perspectives. TLC believes that diversity fosters innovation. We are committed to cultivating a place where everyone can feel they belong.
About Walden Community Services:
WCS offers intensive care coordination, wraparound family support and in-home therapy and stabilization for deaf and hard of hearing children, adults, and their families across Massachusetts.
The Learning Center for the Deaf is a nationally-recognized leader of services for deaf and hard of hearing children, adults and families. To learn more, click here.
For our Mission, click here.
Our goal-oriented and family-centered approach is based upon proven behavioral and therapeutic techniques that maximize clients' abilities to reach their fullest potential. We provide intensive treatment to children and adolescents with behavior challenges via a combination of evidence-based treatment and client/family centered counseling and coaching.
FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Serving as liaison between the Director, clinicians and paraprofessional staff
• Overseeing the quality of care and implementation of service
• Ensuring documentation and program standard compliance with all relevant regulatory agencies
• Providing direct clinical supervision to program therapists and paraprofessional staff regarding clinical strategies and client treatment planning
• Providing leadership, motivation and direction to foster teamwork within the program
• Responding to parent/family concerns and determining appropriate resolution
• Recommending to the Director, changes or revisions in policy guidelines that would enhance service delivery
• Participating in the interview process and making recommendations for hiring of clinical staff
• Oversee referrals and monthly reports to state
• Maintain regular presence in both offices (Framingham and Springfield)
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
- Minimum 5 years of experience working with children with behavioral and/or mental health challenges
- Minimum 3 years in a supervisory role, with five or more direct reports.
- A Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or other clinical related field
- Must be licensed at the Independent Practice Level in your discipline (LMHC, LICSW, etc.)
- Native, or near-native ASL fluency
- A commitment to, and demonstrated knowledge of equity and inclusion in the provision of behavioral health services.
- Ability to keep all information extremely confidential
- Highly organized and detail oriented
- Ability to work both collaboratively and independently
- Knowledge of Community Work, Children’s Behavioral Health Initiatives (CBHI), and Department of Children and Families (DCF) is preferred, but not required. (https://www.mass.gov/childrens-behavioral-health-initiative-cbhi)