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Trauma Response Clinician

Justice Resource Institute
Boston, MA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Who we are looking for:

Are you the Clinician we have been looking for? In this position you will make an impact on community violence and the overall needs of the community! JRI’s Boston Trauma Response (BTR) provides trauma-informed care to victims, survivors, and witnesses of community violence in the city of Boston including homicides. A team of skilled clinicians, paraprofessionals, and case managers work together to address the traumatic impact of violence in our communities through on-site emergency responses, support at vigils and funerals along with counseling services, case management, and consultation to other providers. BTR works collaboratively with Boston’s Neighborhood Trauma Teams and other partner agencies to ensure a comprehensive approach across the city.

JRI provides the training so that:

  • YOU will be able to provide a variety of community-based services including home and community based therapy, case management, crisis intervention, treatment planning, and assessments.
  • YOU will serve as a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team that works together to find the best and most effective methods of guiding and supporting clients within the community.
  • YOU will design and deliver interventions to enhance and improve an individual's capacity to improve their functioning in the home and community and may prevent the need for an individual's admission to an inpatient hospital, psychiatric residential treatment facility or other treatment setting.
  • YOU will develop a structured, consistent, strength-based therapeutic relationship with an individual for the purpose of treating the peron's behavioral health needs.
  • YOU will provide culturally competent, trauma informed, confidential clinical services that place the needs of the young person at the center of your practice.
  • YOU will provide consultation to collaterals including schools and medical service providers.
  • YOU will serve as a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team that works together to find the best and most effective methods of guiding and supporting clients within the community.

Why JRI?

  • Be who you are! JRI is strongly committed to providing an inclusive, diverse and welcoming environment for our employees and the people we serve.
  • Access to our excellent Blue Cross medical and Delta Dental benefits.
  • Retirement benefits including 401K matched up to $800 a year and pension after 5 years of employment.
  • Professional development opportunities such as tuition reimbursement up to almost $4000 per year and discounted tuition rates to select partnership colleges and universities!
  • Wellness benefits including access to employee resource groups (including multicultural affinity groups, LGBTQ+ advocacy, employee engagement groups, etc.), self-care resources, and an Employee Assistance Program.
  • Generous paid time off up to 19 days for full time employees in your first year and much more!

Requirements:

  • Minimum Master’s degree or above in the mental health field, must be licensed or license eligible (LCSW, LICSW, LMHC or LMFT).
  • Ability to create and implement treatment/service plans that demonstrate a clear understanding of the client’s cultural background.
  • Proven ability to form therapeutic relationships with people from diverse backgrounds including those of different racial, ethnic, linguistic, religious and sexual orientation identities.
  • Must have daily access to reliable, insured vehicle and active Driver’s License
  • Must be willing to maintain a flexible work schedule and to participate in an on-call schedule.
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn electronic medical record software and basic computer functions including the Microsoft Suite.
  • Clinical experience with children/adolescents is required and familiarity with trauma informed models of treatment preferred. Experience with community mental health programs or providing family therapy preferred but not required.
  • Good written and oral communication skills are necessary.
  • Background and driving record checks will be performed.

JRI is strongly committed to providing an inclusive, diverse and welcoming environment for our employees and the people we serve. Persons from diverse backgrounds including women, communities of color, the LGBTQ community and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. JRI is an equal opportunity employer.

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