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Clinician

Job ID REQ-2023-2886 Providence, Rhode Island

Provides counseling and other services to children and families in a Boys Town program under direct supervision from a licensed practitioner. Assists in developing treatment plans as well as observing, evaluating, and documenting the results of treatment interventions.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

Under the supervision of a licensed practitioner, provides supervised clinical services to children and families enrolled in a Boys Town program.

  • Provides counseling and treatment to children and families including assessments, individual, and group and family therapy.

  • Conducts sessions utilizing appropriate interventions generally based on a cognitive behavioral theory.

  • Provides therapy notes, treatment plans, and other documentation in accordance with client record protocols; provides documentation for third party payment.

  • Works collaboratively with consultants in the Boys Town program.

  • Assists in developing individual treatment plans, monitoring, and updating progress reports.

  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with necessary support services for providing youth and families with therapeutic services.

  • Attends contract meetings and communicates the special qualities of Boys Town to outside consumers as needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of cognitive behavioral therapy along with skill set in motivational interviewing.

  • Ability to communicate at all levels in the organization and with external contacts in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.

  • Skills in diagnoses, treatment, and service planning and ability to apply psychological principles and therapeutic intervention.

  • Ability to adapt responses to situations while maintaining procedural and regulatory integrity.

  • Ability to manage caseloads in an effective and efficient manner while maintaining protocol.

  • Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.

  • Ability to analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

  • Knowledge of human behavior, psychological research methods, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.

  • Ability to participate collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or related field required.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with adolescents and families required.

  • Working toward licensure required.

  • In CA, registered with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences required.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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