Direct Care Paraprofessional

To provide psychosocial rehabilitation to individuals, to develop and conduct educational and vocational groups, to provide vocational assessments and planning.

Essential Responsibilities:

1.  Perform supportive services to provide personal and job skills training.

2.  Complete work interest evaluations plans.

3.  Provide support and follow-up for program members.

4.  Act as liaison with other agencies involved with members.

5.  Participate in treatment planning, team meeting, in-services and other relevant meetings.

6.  Consult with clinical staff.


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.

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