Family Service Association is a comprehensive private, non-profit social service agency dedicated to the development and implementation of services designed to provide strength and support to individuals and families throughout southeastern Massachusetts. Headquartered in Fall River, Family Service Association strives to increase the capacity of individuals and families to cope with the stresses of family life and interpersonal relationships in a positive, productive and health-improving manner. This agency is a leading provider of professional social services in the South Coast region of Massachusetts, with a 125-year tradition of high quality.
Family Service Association is seeking a full time (35 hour per week) Clinician for our Behavioral Health Clinic.
The successful candidate must either be a Master's level therapist or in his/her second year (currently completing his/her internship) of a Master's Program with a clinical track, or license eligible, providing medically necessary services to children with Severe Emotional Disturbances in the home and community setting. Two to five years providing individual and family therapy to children or adults is desired.
Responsibilities include development of a treatment plan and, using established therapeutic techniques and intensive family therapy, working with the entire family, or a subset of the family, to implement focused structural or strategic interventions and behavioral techniques. Goals are designed to: enhance problem solving, limit-setting, risk management/safety planning, communication, build skills to strengthen the family, advance therapeutic goals, or improve ineffective patterns of interaction; identify and utilize community resources; develop and maintain natural supports for the youth and parents/caregiver(s) in order to promote sustainability of treatment gains. The candidate must have the skills necessary to engage and work with others from diverse backgrounds, maintain a non-judgmental attitude towards families and have the willingness and ability to work flexible hours to meet the clinical needs of the child and family.
The schedule is Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m based on client need.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, short term and long term disability insurance, 403(b), flexible spending account along with a generous time off package.
Spanish speaking applicants are encouraged to apply.
Family Service Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.