Provide resource and referral guidance, case management, and therapeutic matching to participants within the juvenile court clinics (JCC) of Suffolk and Norfolk Counties.
Research and identify programs and providers for court involved youth, parents and families experiencing a wide variety of needs.
Provide triage and psycho-education to participants who are seeking coordinated therapeutic or natural support matches for mental health and wellness services
Serve as coordinator on JCC referral cases as scheduled and assigned by program director/clinical supervisor
Provide follow up services and case management to assigned cases
Work with Court personnel such as probation officers, attorneys and judges to coordinate program referrals
Liaison with state agencies (DMH, DCF, DDS, DPH, DYS) by attending meetings and phone conferences to determine best practices for resource and referral for participants in the juvenile court clinics
Address obstacles to accessing services for participants in the court clinics in coordination with referral sources and other staff of the clinics.
Work on special projects/programs/committees reflecting the emerging needs of the court such as JDAI and Dually Involved/Crossover Youth at the request of program director/ clinical supervisor
Maintain resource database and detailed records regarding identified community programs
Attend trainings and staff meetings as necessary and appropriate
Train, manage, and supervise student trainees as assigned by the program director/clinical supervisor
Other duties as assigned
Education and Experience
Master’s degree in clinical psychology, social work or mental health counseling. Licensed clinician within the Commonwealth of MA preferred
3-5 years’ experience in clinical services
Skill in both verbal and written communication
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Experience with triage in a clinical setting and knowledge of social service systems in Suffolk county
Preferred lived-experience with Juvenile Court, DCF, DYS and other child-serving agencies
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Michelle Costa, Human Resources Coordinator, at HR@williamjames.edu.
William James College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is a community that embraces multiculturalism. As such, persons from historically under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply.
About William James College
From our new campus in Greater Boston, William James College educates students for careers that meet the growing demand for access to quality, culturally competent psychological services for individuals, families, communities & organizations both locally & around the globe. We offer graduate programs attentive to the needs of vulnerable populations including children of adversity and the needs of specific populations such as Latinos and veterans, as well as organizations and leaders on the forefront of creating social change.
William James College is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, working and bringing psychological knowledge to the multi-cultural world community. We strongly encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and experiences.