Mental Health Specialist

  • Franciscan Hospital for Children
  • Brighton, MA 02135
  • Feb 10, 2020
Full time Counseling

Job Description

Mental Health Specialists collaborate with the clinical team to provide therapeutic care and create an environment of hope with children, teens, and families. They develop an understanding of psychiatric trauma and crisis intervention, and apply this to daily interactions in therapeutic group, school, recreational, and daily living situations within the hospital setting. The successful candidate will interact with residents in a therapeutic manner that facilitates adaptive coping and life skills through implementation of treatment plan goals and objectives. Program Overview: Franciscan Children’s is A Place for Creating Hope.  Our child/adolescent inpatient psychiatric unit and short term residential care teams provide state-of-the-art care, and access to the expertise of two of the region's foremost psychiatric and child/adolescent hospitals, McLean Hospital and Franciscan Children’s. A nationally recognized leader in compassionate treatment for children, teens, & families in crisis. Work together closely in multi-disciplinary clinical team with experts in fields of  psychology, psychiatry, psychiatric nursing, social work, special education Safe Parking - Easy Commute (near BC) - Public Transportation Access Highest staff to patient ratio Competitive Salary & Benefits Minimum Requirements   Associates degree in Social Work, Psychology or other related field preferred, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Schedule

40 hours, varies

Employment Type

Full Time