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Therapeutic Training & Support Specialist ​/ Case Worker II

Job in Somerville - Middlesex County - MA Massachusetts - USA , 02143
Company: The Home for Little Wanderers
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-03-26
Job specializations:
  • Social Work
    Mental Health Worker, School Social Worker
  • Healthcare
    Mental Health
Job Description & How to Apply Below
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 who work intensively with a child and his or her family in their home for a period of 3 weeks or 3 months.

The Safe at Home Program located in Somerville, MA is seeking Therapeutic Training & Support staff who is bilingual in Spanish to join their team. The TT&S will provide individual and family based therapeutic services, crisis intervention and case management for defined program. S/he will meet with families of children 1-3 times weekly in community settings (mainly at home, but also at school, in hospitals, with peers, and in malls, parks, etc.) to provide therapeutic training and support services.

Children range in age from 3-21 and caseload is generally six to seven families.

How You Will Be Making A Difference

* Assist in initial assessment and evaluation of new clients and families.
* Identify treatment needs and barriers to growth and development.
* Work with supervisor and colleagues to design treatment plans that address and specify outcomes.
* Collaborate with clients and family members to develop treatment objectives.

Qualifications

* Bachelors Degree required in Social Work, Early Childhood Education, Criminal Justice, or Psychology (varies by program).
* Experience with behavior management systems, treatment planning, crisis intervention, case management and providing individual, group and/or family therapy.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Knowledge of Department of Social Services and other local child and family advocate agencies.
* Must have Driver's License and car.
* Computer literate, including Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer, with the ability to learn new software applications.

What The Home Can Offer You

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

* Extensive training to new staff
* Tuition Reimbursement
* Health and Dental Insurance
* 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer match
* Long-term Disability and Short-term Disability Insurance
* Life Insurance
* Generous Paid Time Off
* Professional Development opportunities
Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
 
 
 
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