Early Childhood Clinician- Rice Center

The Rice Center, a program within The Center for Early Childhood at The Home for Little Wanderers, seeks a Clinician for their Brookline location. The Rice Center provides an array of psychological consultations and support services to families with young children.
Children complete 90% of their brain development by age five. This critical time creates the basis for a child's emotional, cognitive, and social growth. Through its outpatient mental health model, The Rice Center helps parents form healthy relationships with their young children which become the basis of the child's social-emotional health.
Under the direction of the Program Director, the Clinician will provide age-appropriate, culturally sensitive therapy for clients and families in a variety of settings such as homes, clinic, schools, shelters, residential and community programs. Essential Functions: ? Provide case management services; act as a liaison with collateral agencies and programs; establish and maintain relationship services that support children's and family's growth. Act as an advocate for families, teach parents to advocate for themselves and their children. Help families develop the skills needed to navigate the social service system. ? Utilize treatment modalities that are consistent with program goals and that best fit with clients' age and treatment needs, including play/expressive therapy, group therapy and family therapy. ? Perform initial assessment and evaluation of new clients and families. Identify treatment needs and barriers to growth and development. Design treatment plans that address and specify outcomes. Collaborate with clients and family members to develop treatment objectives. Demonstrate cultural awareness and sensitivity. ? Work as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide quality care. Attend staff meetings and case conferences; present client material. Consult with supervisor and team members on challenging or difficult client issues. Facilitate communication between various providers. ? Submit reports, documentation and billing in a timely manner. Ensure that documentation meets utilization review and quality assurance standards. ? Attend in-service training and outside seminars to enhance and develop clinical skills. ? May provide training, workshops and consultations to teachers, parents and collateral staff. ? Perform program specific duties and functions. ? May participate in agency committees. ? Provide on-call coverage and crisis intervention as needed.
Education and Experience: ? Masters degree in social work, mental health or related discipline ? May be licensed as in independent practitioner in the state of Massachusetts. ? May or may not have program specific experience ? Excellent cultural awareness and sensitivity.
Physical Requirements: Frequent walking, standing, climbing stairs. Regular lifting and carrying of objects, files, food and/or children. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. May require knowledge of a second language such as Spanish or Haitian Creole. Travel by car. Computer literate including Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer with the ability to learn new software applications. The above is intended to describe the general content and requirements of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not intended to be an exhaustive statement of all duties, responsibilities, or skills required of personnel so classified.Apply On-lineSend This Job to a Friend
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10 Guest Street, Boston, MA 02135 888-Home-321 or 617-267-3700 Fax: 617-267-8142
The Home for Little Wanderers is registered as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Contributions to The Home are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

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