Children’s Friend, an Affiliate of Seven Hills Foundation, has been serving the children of Central Massachusetts since 1849, providing high-level professional mental health services, adoption and related services, grief support and early education and care for infants, toddlers, and preschool children. Today, Children’s Friend is working harder than ever to provide the highest quality services to children and those who love them.
Join our growing team!! “To the world you may be one person – but to one person you may be the world” - Be that person at Seven Hills!
As a Therapeutic Training and Support Worker, you would be working in a team with a Master’s level clinician to support implementation of the clinician’s treatment plans for the youth in In-Home Therapy.
Provide In-Home parent effectiveness training and support, teaching parents how to implement a positive behavior reward system with continued coachin
Assist parents in the development as advocates for their children, including attend school or community meetings with the parents.
Assist in gathering of information to be utilized in a comprehensive strengths and needs based assessment.
Participate in the development of strengths- based treatment plan and safety plan. Such plans will include behavior modification therapy and crisis intervention to determine ways to best defuse a situation and information on needed supportive services
Maintain a work schedule to accommodate the needs of the families during evenings and weekends.
Meet established productivity target
Locate needed state/ local/ federal resources such as after school programs, summer camps, fuel assistance programs, HUD low income housing and assist the family to access these resources.
Provide linkage to ongoing community treatment and support services
Provide structured, 1 to 1, strengths- based support services to eligible youth for the purpose of addressing daily living, social, and communication needs
Complete timely and accurate documentation to reflect services provided
Communicate with managed care entities as needed
Coordinate care with other agencies and members of the youth’s team, including natural supports.
Bachelor’s Degree in social work or psychology, with a minimum of one year of relevant community -based, human services work with children and parents.
The ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing.
Ability to meet all necessary- backgrounds credentialing requirements.
Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. Must have access to a reliable vehicle that is insured for liability at least at the minimum level required by Children’s Friend.
The ability to work positively with clients, families, colleagues and others.
Physical Requirements: The ability to go up and down at least three flights of stairs to meet the needs of the clients and families.