Clinician, Family Support Services (GR)

Looking for a rewarding job with an opportunity to help individuals in their quest for stability, growth, and a positive quality of life?  CSO has open positions for Master's Level Clinicians in our Family Support Services program, providing intensive clinical services to families in their homes in the western and central Massachusetts' area as part of the Children's Behavioral Health Initiative (CBHI).  Clinicians will provide In-Home therapy as part of an amazing team, working with the Clinical Supervisors and Family Support Workers/Case Managers.

CSO provides an Excellent work environment with a great management team and top notch technology (including Electronic Health Records). Whether you are a new clinician right out of school or an experienced clinician, there is a place for you on our team.  CSO fully supports mental health licensure with regular supervision and a plethora of free in-house and on-site training opportunities that are CEU authorized by various licensing organizations.  We are also a Trauma-Informed Agency, practicing trauma-informed care and offering regular trainings and an internal Trauma-Informed Care Certification program.

As a clinician, you will:

  • Provide a structured, strength-based therapeutic relationship for children and their families in natural family settings such as home or school.

  • Develop treatment plans and goals in collaboration with families, children and other supports and providers.

  • Assist caregivers in stabilizing the behavior of children and adolescents, including the development of Risk Management Plans and facilitating the involvement of Crisis Services when required.

  • Work collaboratively with the Family Support paraprofessional and be a collaborative provider to the family and the family's wrap-around team supports and providers.

Requirements are as follows:

•  Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or related Mental Health field from an accredited program.

  • Nonjudgmental ability to foster self-sufficiency using problem-solving and practical skills.

•  Ability to establish trusting relationships through compassion, empathy and insight.

•  Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of clients from diverse cultural or linguistic backgrounds.

•  Bilingual/bicultural Spanish-speaking are encouraged to apply.

Required education:

  • Master's in related mental health field

Preferred license or certification:

  • Eligibility for LICSW, LMHC or LMFT

Benefits

We provide our employees with competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, including full coverage health and dental insurance, paid time off (vacation, personal, sick, and holidays), a 403(b) retirement savings plan, an employee referral bonus program, regular in-house training and professional development opportunities with free CEUs, and voluntary supplemental insurances including short and long-term disability, cancer, accident and life. We also partner with a premier employee assistance program (EAP) and offer 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.