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Job: Licensed CLINICIAN

Title Licensed CLINICIAN
Location Walpole, MA
Start Date 2019-12-02
Job Information

League School of Greater Boston

The League School of Greater Boston is a year-round program dedicated to the education of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Our team approach to education creates a collaborative, supportive and open environment within our community. We are currently seeking a licensed CLINICIAN to start immediately at our program in Walpole.

Position Requirements:
• Master’s Degree from an accredited program in a clinical area in any of the following disciplines: Clinical Psychology, Counseling, Marriage and Family, Social Work, School Adjustment Counseling.
• Clinicians are required to hold current valid independent licensure in the state of Massachusetts (LMHC, LMFT, LICSW, LCSW or School Adjustment Counselor).
• 3-5 years’ experience working with individuals on the autism spectrum and individuals with mental health issues.
• Experience working with family systems, community providers, school systems and crisis intervention within the last 3-5 years is preferred.
• *Safety Care, CPR and First Aid certifications

Supervision Received: Coordinator of Clinical and Family Services
Supervision Exercised: none

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

1. Participates in the intake screening of potential new students to League School of Greater Boston. If the student is accepted, reviews evaluation materials to develop goals and objectives for upcoming Individual Education Program meetings. This may include observations, review of records, and communicating with collateral providers as necessary.
2. Develops goals and objectives for the IEP, in consultation with the educational team, for each student on the caseload.
3. Monitors student progress and collaborates with classroom head teacher on goals to facilitate quarterly report writing for IEPs. Consults with head teacher and classroom team around programming, including developing curriculum and/or group lessons as they relate to social-emotional needs, as they impact the student and the classroom.
4. Develops curriculum content and materials, as needed, for the implementation of social-emotional programs for classroom lessons.
5. Provides counseling services to students on an individual basis, as determined by the clinical department in conjunction with the program team, to assist students with emotional regulation, social skills and appropriate boundaries.
6. Participates in meetings with parents/guardians, meetings with public school system personnel, and annual reviews as needed.
7. Attends classroom meetings, Clinical Team Meetings, program meetings, staff meetings, and department meetings. Comes prepared with agenda and/or ready to discuss issues and solutions.
8. Participates in residential meetings. Provides consultation and/or trainings regarding social-emotional based IEP goals and strategies to the residential staff as needed.
9. Responsible for assessing students in crisis for suicidal or homicidal ideation and assessing their level of risk. Responsible for coordinating services and contacting collateral providers, as necessary, to ensure student safety.
10. Completes written reports, as needed in a timely manner: Individual Education Programs, Suicidal/Homicidal Evaluations, Re-evaluation reports, Incident Reports, Accident Reports and Restraint Reports.
11. Provides input into the development of behavior intervention strategies, academic goals, and daily living techniques for individual students based on the student’s social-emotional capabilities.
12. Supports the implementation of student behavior programs: positive reinforcement, breaks, time outs, etc., as designed by the Behavior Department and the team.
13. Provides families with information regarding community resources and supplemental services, as needed.
14. All Clinical Staff will be the in house trainers for SCERTS and responsible for training all new employees in conjunction with the Program Coordinators.
15. Performs other related duties, as assigned by the Coordinator of Clinical and Family Services or Principal, which are deemed necessary for the operation of the school.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word: Microsoft Excel: Microsoft Internet Explorer; and Microsoft Office.

The League School offers a substantial benefit package that includes health, dental, STD, LTD, and Life insurance, tuition assistance, 403(b) retirement plan with match, professional development opportunities, as well as Personal and Sick days in addition to school vacation weeks off.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The League School of Greater Boston is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment that is free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by federal and state laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who challenge such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

To apply:
Please submit resume, cover letter, and other supporting documentation such as transcripts, curriculum vitae, letter(s) of reference, etc. to or by mail to:
League School of Greater Boston
Attn: Human Resources
300 Boston Providence Turnpike
Walpole, MA 02032

A link to all current job openings is also available on our website; click About Us; League at a Glance; Careers.

No phone calls please.