Outpatient Clinician for LGBTQ+ Youth
The Home for Little Wanderers

Waltham, Massachusetts

Posted in Not for Profit and Charities


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Job Info


This position is eligible for a $5,000 sign-on bonus! Relocation assistance and Visa-Sponsorship are available as well!

When you join The Home for Little Wanderers, you join a team of professionals dedicated to creating better, brighter futures for kids.

For over 200 years, The Home for Little Wanderers has helped build stable lives and hopeful tomorrows for vulnerable children and their families. Our 25+ community-based and residential programs serve thousands of at-riskyouthsfrom birth to age 26. Many of these children have experienced abuse, neglect,trauma,or a disrupted family life. As the oldest child welfare agency in America, we provide them with safe surroundings, permanent lovingrelationships,and a secure path toward a better, brighter future.

Out at Home, a program of Waltham House within the Home for Little Wanderers, seeks a Clinician for their outpatient treatment program supporting LGBTIA-identifying people and their families.

How You Will Be Making a Difference

  • Provide clinical services; act as a liaison with collateral agencies and programs; establish and maintain relationships/services that support children and family growth for LGBTQIA persons. Act as an advocate for families; educate parents on advocating for themselves and their children.
  • Utilize treatment modalities that are consistent with WPATH standards of care, program goals and agency protocol and that best fit with clients' age and treatment needs, including play/expressive therapy, individual therapy, group therapy, and family therapy.
  • Perform initial assessments and evaluations of new clients and families. Identify treatment needs and barriers to growth and development. Design treatment plans that address needs and specify outcomes. Collaborate with clients and family members to develop treatment objectives. Demonstrate cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • Work as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide quality care. Attend staff meetings and case conferences; present client material. Consult with supervisor and team members on challenging or difficult client issues. Facilitate communication between various providers.
  • Submit reports, documentation and billing in a timely manner. Ensure that documentation meets utilization review and quality assurance standards.
  • Attend in-service trainings and outside seminars to enhance and develop clinical skills and competency, particularly in the area of providing specialized treatment to members of the LGBTQIA community
  • May supervise Masters level interns
  • For programs receiving third party payment, must meet billable productivity targets and expectations set by program management
  • May provide training, workshops and consultations to teachers, parents and collateral staff

Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Social Work required.
  • Valid driver's license and vehicle required.

Valuing Diversity

We are committed to excellence in diversity, equity, and inclusion, while simultaneously creating a culture that supports those values. We believe the differences we bring enhance our ability to provide exceptional service and care to diverse children, families, and communities. Moreover, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging align with our values and our mission to help vulnerable children and their families build permanent, positive change.

What The Home Can Offer You

In addition to the chance to make a lasting impact on the lives of the youth served, The Home for Little Wanderers offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including:
  • Extensive training to new staff
  • Generous time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Health and Dental Insurance available upon hire
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer match
  • Long-term Disability and Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • And more!


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