Clinician (CCRT)

The Center for Community Resilience After Trauma (CCRT) at CSO has a unique opportunity to work with children and their families who have endured traumatic experiences including sexual and physical abuse. Our team uses a social justice framework to provide trauma-informed, culturally-responsive therapeutic supports and treatment to individuals, groups and families.

Our team seeks to establish trusting relationships through compassion, empathy and insight. We are looking for a candidate with demonstrated dedication to providing relevant and empowering services to families of color, immigrant families, low income families and LGBT families and shows a commitment to social change. The right candidate will have familiarity with local resources for families impacted by trauma. CCRT is committed to professional growth in order to integrate a social justice framework in daily practice, and commit to implementing self-care and community care strategies to increase resilience in the workplace.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing individual and family therapy for children and their families.
  • Assisting with increasing accessibility of mental health services by providing outreach support to victims and families as needed within the service area.
  • Conducting outreach & providing education to community members, schools, police, courts, treatment teams, etc. as needed about the impact of serious physical abuse, sexual abuse and/or neglect as well as frameworks for healing.
  • Collaborating with psychological, psychiatric, and legal service providers to coordinate treatment of clients and service utilization, including the Children's Advocacy Center and the District Attorney.
  • Serving as part of CCRT's Crisis Response Team to assist in responding to community trauma.
  • Conducting diagnostic assessment and treatment planning.

Qualifications:

Applicants must be licensed or licensed eligible with a Clinical master's degree in a mental health field and have experience working with children and families who have experienced trauma.

Additionally, we prefer that the applicant have a familiarity with evidence based treatment modalities. Training and supervision is provided. (Specifically, ARC and TF-CBT evidence based Models.)

Benefits

We provide our employees with competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, including full coverage health and dental insurance and ample paid time off (vacation, personal, sick, and holidays). Additionally, we offer a retirement savings plan and an employee referral bonus program. CSO provides their staff with regular in-house training and professional development opportunities with free CEUs. Our voluntary supplemental insurances include short and long-term disability, cancer, accident and life. We also offer a premier employee assistance program (EAP) and personal cell phone plan discounts.

Our Agency

Clinical & Support Options, Inc. is a behavioral health organization serving individuals and families across Western Massachusetts. From its early days as a child guidance clinic, Clinical & Support Options has expanded into a full service behavioral health agency, committed internally to excellence while we collaborate externally with community partners to participate in a comprehensive system of assistance and resources for the residents of our communities. We employ over 650 multi-disciplinary staff, helping thousands of families during the past 50 years. We have community based office locations throughout Western Massachusetts, including Springfield, Northampton, Greenfield, Orange, Athol, Gardner and Pittsfield.

Our core competencies lend themselves to the development of a "one-stop" model of comprehensive, holistic services to individuals and families with multiple and complex issues.

Our expertise, in a nutshell, is to support people in their progress towards self-sufficiency, no matter what challenges they face on that journey.