Clinician - Bilingual Job at Mental Health Association, Inc., Springfield, MA

  • Mental Health Association, Inc.
  • Springfield, MA

Job Description

Bilingual Fee for Service Clinician

The Mental Health Association is hiring immediately for Bilingual Fee for Service Clinician . The Clinician will work in a combination setting of both the Emergency Assistance Shelter System and a Community Mental Health Center” for the Springfield/Holyoke areas. The Clinician will work in a community behavioral health setting, providing services to individuals, couples and/or families experiencing a mental health and/or substance use need. Services will include provision of comprehensive assessment, ongoing counseling for mental health, substance use and co-occurring presentations, case management and collaboration, referrals to community support services and psychoeducation, utilizing evidence-based practices. The Clinician will work with the Clinic Director to design and lead/co-lead groups meeting the unique needs of the greater community and agency. 

Bilingual Fee for Service Clinician Essential Functions/Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide assessment and treatment planning, as well as consultation, as requested, in the development of pre-crisis and crisis plans, behavioral guidelines, risk assessments, positive behavior plans, medication treatment plans, etc.
  • Complete required documentation in a timely manner, meeting regulatory standards.
  • Utilize evidence-based screening tools as indicated by clinical team.
  • Work collaboratively with teams/ programs to develop and implement positive behavior support plans.
  • Actively participate in all licensing and accreditation processes.
  • Serve as a liaison to relevant service systems, state agencies and community partners as needed. Create and maintain open and effective lines of communication in an effort to meet contract standards and promote the mission of MHA within the community. Establish and maintain relationships with local, state, federal, and private agencies and organizations to promote programs and to identify and secure potential new alliances, partnerships and funding sources.
  • Pursue activities to enhance personal professional growth. Attend conferences, classes, address groups and represent agency. Attend/participate in statewide meetings, task forces, committees, etc. relating to area of expertise.
  • Promote and integrate agency mission, values, philosophy and principles.
  • Perform other similar duties as assigned by the Clinic Director.

Bilingual Fee for Service Clinician Education and Professional Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in a behavioral health field is required.
  • Independent license or license eligible preferred. (LICSW, LMHC, etc.)

EEOC Statement: MHA Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, MHA Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

About Mental Health Association, Inc.:

What We Do MHA (Mental Health Association) helps people live their best life. We provide access to therapies for emotional health and wellness; services for substance use recovery, developmental disabilities and acquired brain injury; services for housing and residential programming, and more. With respect, integrity and compassion, MHA provides each individual served through person-driven programming to foster independence, community engagement, wellness and recovery. Why It Matters The youth, adults, seniors and families we serve want the same things in life as anyone: to have friends, work, go to school, have meaningful relationships, express themselves (and be heard), and be accepted in their community for who they are. With our help and resources from a caring community, people can live their potential, in their community, every day. How We Think Starting in the 1960s, MHA’s groundbreaking efforts and advocacy helped to transition people away from institutional living to a life in our community. This became a model for the deinstitutionalization movement. Today, our leadership continues to advance awareness of mental health conditions and needs at local, regional and national levels. We drive compassionate care for those challenged by mental health, developmental disabilities, substance use, homelessness, acquired brain injury and more.

Job Tags

Full time, Contract work, Local area, Immediate start,

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