In-Home Family Therapist at The Home for Little Wanderers

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts





Job Description:

We know that the best place for children to thrive and grow is in a stable home with their families. Often, youth and their families need additional supports to make home a safe place for a child that is struggling with their mental and behavioral health. Safe at Home is a team of therapists providing In-Home Therapy and Therapeutic Mentoring services to the Greater Boston area who work intensively with a child and his or her family in their home for a period of 3 weeks or 3 months.


Comprised of master's level clinicians and bachelor's level therapeutic training and support staff, In-Home Therapy teams provide intensive family therapy services, working to keep children and their families together in the community. Working from a variety of therapeutic modalities, Safe at Home emphasizes a family systems approach that works with every member of the family to help meet therapeutic goals.



How You'll Be Making A Difference



  • Providing age-appropriate, culturally sensitive In Home Therapy services for clients and families.

  • Provide intensive family therapy.

  • Act as a liaison with collateral agencies and programs.

  • Identify and utilize community resources that support children's and family's growth.

  • Act as an advocate for families and help parents to build advocacy skills for themselves and their children

  • Act as part of CBHI wrap-around service model.

  • Demonstrate cultural awareness and sensitivity.




Qualifications



  • Masters Degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling or related field.

  • Familiarity with working with children and families.

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

  • Superior time management skills, andable to work both independently and on a team.

  • Licensed and insured driver with reliable and consistent access to a car.

  • Evening availability required.

  • Computer literate including Microsoft Office with the ability to learn new software applications.

  • Bilingual in Spanish or Haitian Creole encouraged to apply.




What The Home Can Offer You



In addition to the chance to make a lasting impact on the lives of the youth served, The Home for Little Wanderers offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including:


  • Extensive training to new staff

  • Generous time off

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Health and Dental Insurance available upon hire

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer match

  • Long-term Disability and Short-term Disability Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • And more!


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