Clinical Supervisor

Job Summary:  The primary function of this position is to provide clinical oversight and service delivery of the Middlesex Sherriff’s Office Community Counseling Center Program Services. This position is responsible for the substance abuse treatment for the Center and the development of program curriculum as well as the implementation of quality clinical services to the clientele within this program. This position is funded through the Middlesex Sherriff’s Office and is managed by the MSO program director. At LHI, this position reports directly to the Director of Ambulatory Services.

Core Competencies (basic competencies expected of all individuals with direct client responsibilities in a clinical domain):

  • Relates to clients and colleagues in a professional, respectful manner as measured by observed interactions.
  • Able to implement appropriate interventions in accordance with current professional standards.
  • Communicates clearly and succinctly both verbally and in writing as evidenced in team meetings and medical records.
  • Enhances communication with clients, families, and other providers as evidenced by returning phone calls, completing all documentation, and making referrals and requests for consults in a timely manner.
  • Actively participates in and makes meaningful contributions to team meetings and supervision sessions.
  • Understands and adheres to all ethical and legal standards that apply to the agency, program and field as demonstrated through absence of human rights violations and/or adverse legal actions.
  • Has knowledge of Federal and State laws and agency policies regarding the treatment of Mental Health/Substance Abuse disorders and or developmental disabilities as evidenced through continual licensure and/or ability to discuss significant laws and policies.
  • Has a knowledge of, can interpret and apply information from current research literature to improve client care and enhance professional growth as evidenced in client-centered planning documents.
  • Recognizes the importance of individual and cultural differences that influence client behavior and apply this understanding to clinical practice or the care of individuals as evidenced in planning documents
  • Utilizes individual supervision and multidisciplinary team sessions to process personal feelings and concerns about clients and improve effectiveness in helping clients meet goals.
  • Obtains appropriate continuing professional education as required by licensure, professional standards and Lowell House Inc. policies.
  • Demonstrates the attitude, commitment and skills necessary to maintain appropriate personal and program accreditation standards, meet funder and regulatory requirements through the maintenance of all licensure and training requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical oversight for all psychosocial evaluations/assessments that are completed for each client within the Community Counseling Center.
  • Provide clinical oversight of the development of treatment plans that identify treatment goals and objectives as well as appropriate clinical interventions for each client in the Community Counseling Center.
  • Develop a program curriculum (12 week cycle) that includes recovery related educational sessions.
  • Provide supervision to the key personnel within this program.
  • Oversee case management that is conducted within this program.
  • Meet with clients who are in a state of crisis as is needed.
  • Exhibit expertise in evidence-based models of substance use disorder treatment and utilize best-practices when developing treatment plans and strategies to address individuals’ identified needs.
  • Responsible to ensure accurate and timely documentation, including intake assessments and discharge summaries, progress notes, treatment planning, correspondence, and outcome measurement.
  • Responsible for monthly reports to the CCC that include, but not limited to # of clients served, # group sessions, # educational sessions, referrals made, attendance in program.
  • Facilitate psycho-education and process groups as is needed.
  • Meet regularly with the MSO Program Director to ensure that services are being delivered in accordance with program contact.
  • Pursue ongoing professional developments/training as required.
  • Participate in clinical supervision regularly.

Requirements:

  • Masters in Clinical Psychology, Counseling, Education, Social Work or related field required.
  • Professional licensure required
  • Experience working in addictions field or with dually diagnosed (4 + years) required.
  • Supervisory experience (1+ years) required
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred

If interested please send resumes to mlucci@lowellhouseinc.org or fax to 978-937-2559 with attention to Maria Lucci. Thank you.

Clinician/Female Offender Specialist Job Description

Job Summary: The primary function of this position is to provide clinical services for the Middlesex Sherriff’s Office Community Counseling Center and to provide specialized clinical services for the Center’s female population. This position is responsible for the delivery of substance abuse treatment for the clients at the Center, which includes psychosocial assessments,treatment planning, providing education and counseling for substance use disorder and relapse prevention, and to make appropriate referrals to outside agencies, with a primary focus on treating the female offender. This position is funded through the Middlesex Sherriff’s Office and the program is managed by the MSO program director. This position reports directly to the Clinical Supervisor for the Community Counseling Center.

Core Competencies (basic competencies expected of all individuals with direct client responsibilities in a clinical domain):

  • Relates to clients and colleagues in a professional, respectful manner as measured by observed interactions.
  • Able to implement appropriate interventions in accordance with current professional standards.
  • Communicates clearly and succinctly both verbally and in writing as evidenced in team meetings and medical records.
  • Enhances communication with clients, families, and other providers as evidenced by returning phone calls, completing all documentation, and making referrals and requests for consults in a timely manner.
  • Actively participates in and makes meaningful contributions to team meetings and supervision sessions.
  • Understands and adheres to all ethical and legal standards that apply to the agency,program and field as demonstrated through absence of human rights violations and/or adverse legal actions.
  • Has knowledge of Federal and State laws and agency policies regarding the treatment of Mental Health/Substance Abuse disorders and or developmental disabilities as evidenced through continual licensure and/or ability to discuss significant laws and policies.
  • Has a knowledge of, can interpret and apply information from current research literature to improve client care and enhance professional growth as evidenced in client-centered planning documents.
  • Recognizes the importance of individual and cultural differences that influence client behavior and apply this understanding to clinical practice or the care of individuals as evidenced in planning documents
  • Utilizes individual supervision and multidisciplinary team sessions to process personal feelings and concerns about clients and improve effectiveness in helping clients meet goals.
  • Obtains appropriate continuing professional education as required by licensure, professional standards and Lowell House Inc. policies.
  • Demonstrates the attitude, commitment and skills necessary to maintain appropriate personal and program accreditation standards, meet funder and regulatory requirements through the maintenance of all licensure and training requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct psychosocial evaluations/assessments on each client that enters into the Community Counseling Center to determine treatment needs. 
  • Assist with the development of treatment planning for each client in the Community Counseling Center that identifies treatment goals and objectives as well as appropriate clinical interventions. 
  • Assist in the development of a program curriculum (12 week cycle) that includes recovery related educational sessions. 
  • Meet with female clients in the program individually in order to work on treatment goals,and to continually assess progress and treatment needs. 
  • Exhibit an understanding of the needs of the female offender that is reintegrating into the community and can connect this person with needed services in the community. 
  • Provide case management, which includes making appropriate referrals to outside agencies, for clientele within this program. 
  • Meet with clients who are in a state of crisis as is needed. 
  • Exhibit expertise in evidence-based models of substance use disorder treatment and utilize best-practices when developing treatment plans and strategies to address individuals’ identified needs. 
  • Responsible for accurate and timely documentation, including intake assessments and discharge summaries, progress notes, treatment planning, correspondence, and outcome measurement. 
  • Assist in generating monthly reports to the CCC that include, but not limited to # of clients served, # group sessions, # educational sessions, referrals made, attendance in program. 
  • Facilitate psycho-education and process groups for the program on topics related to substance abuse and addiction. 
  • Meet regularly with the MSO Program Director to ensure that services are being delivered in accordance with program contact. 
  • Pursue ongoing professional developments/training as required. 
  • Participate in clinical supervision regularly.

Requirements:

  • Masters in Clinical Psychology, Counseling, Education, Social Work or related field required. 
  • Experience working in addictions field or with dually diagnosed (2 + years) required. 
  • Professional licensure preferred.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.

If interested please send resumes to mlucci@lowellhouseinc.org or fax to 978-937-2559 with attention to Maria Lucci. Thank you.

Program Manager - Men's Addiction Recovery Program

Join our Leadership Team!   We are looking for a full-time, administrator with experience in the substance addiction field.  The program is a 24 bed facility for men on the grounds of Tewksbury Hospital. This early recovery program is a “recovery home” model -  implementing best practice standards of motivational enhancement, CBT, MAT, and relapse risk reduction through individual and group counseling and case management services.   This first shift position is responsible for all administrative, managerial, personnel, and the overall operations of the program working in collaboration with the Clinical Director.  

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Addictions, Psychology, or related field, preferred.  High school diploma minimum requirement. 
  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience working in the Addiction Recovery field.
  • Excellent organizational, training and time management skills
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Word & Excel, and Electronic Health Records.

If interested please send resumes to sbarry@lowellhouseinc.org or fax to 978-937-2559 with attention to Sharon Barry. Thank you.

Awake Overnight Direct Care (2 positions available)

Lowell House, Inc. is a community based addictions service agency with Addiction Recovery programs on the grounds of Tewksbury Hospital. The Sheehan Women’s Program (40 bed facility) and Men’s Recovery Home (24 bed facility) both have openings for an Awake Overnight Direct Care position.  This 11p – 7a position is responsible for the overall safety of program clients during the overnight hours.  Awake Overnight shift positions are part of the clinical team.  Excellent opportunity to learn about recovery treatment and grow within our organization.

If interested please send resumes to sbarry@lowellhouseinc.org or fax to 978-937-2559 with attention to Sharon Barry. Thank you.

Counselor/Case Manager (2 positions available)

We need a counselor/case manager for both the Men's Recovery Home and the Sheehan's Women's Recovery Program. 

If interested please send resumes to sbarry@lowellhouseinc.org or fax to 978-937-2559 with attention to Sharon Barry. Thank you.

Clinical Supervisor - Sheehan's Women's Recovery Program

If interested please send resumes to sbarry@lowellhouseinc.org or fax to 978-937-2559 with attention to Sharon Barry. Thank you.