Job Details

Requisition Number 19-0074
Post Date 4/11/2019
Title In Home Therapist Clinician Master Lvl
City Holyoke
State MA


In Home Therapy Clinician


Fee For Service


Eliot Community Human Services s In Home Therapy Team, providing intensive, community-based supports and therapy to children and families in crisis is seeking a  Master Level Clinician.




Provide in-home, therapeutic interventions including individual, parent/child, and family systems solution-focused treatment.

Conduct a comprehensive bio-psychosocial needs assessment for the child or adolescent and their family, which responds to the diversity of the individuals and families served.

Take the lead in the development of a strength-based treatment plan and safety plan. Such plans will include behavior modification therapy and crisis intervention to determine ways to best defuse a situation without necessarily moving a child and linkage to needed supportive services.

Provide emergency response and intensive outreach to families in order to assist them in stabilizing children and adolescents within their home during a psychiatric crisis.

Be flexible with work schedule to accommodate the needs of the families during evenings and weekends.

Maintain a minimum of 20 hours of billable units weekly.

Collaborate with Emergency Services as needed, regarding clinical alerts or crisis response plans.

Able to utilize innovative, evidence-based techniques and motivational counseling to inspire families and to increase treatment plan compliance.

Guide the delivery of services, formulate treatment, and communicate regularly with the IHT Therapeutic Training and Support Worker concerning on-going client/family needs and progress.

Coordinate treatment planning and aftercare services with other treatment providers, so as not to duplicate services and to foster seamless and consistent support.




Pay Rate: Master level $29.27 LICSW $36.03 LMHC/LMFT $35.03

Requirements Master’s Degree in Social Work, or related field, or independently licensed as a LICSW or LMHC, with relevant community-based social service work with parents and children. Able to provide in-home support. Computer literacy and skill in the use of computers and related software applications. Ability to consistently meet all necessary background and credentialing requirements. Must have valid drivers license and reliable transportation to and from work and for providing services in the community. Must have reliable telephone notification system for emergency contact.
Must be proficient in English and possess and convey effective verbal and written communication skills with clients, staff and service providers. Ability to function as a member of a team. Ability to relate easily to others on an individual basis and in a group. Demonstrate sound judgment and effective, solution focused, problem solving skills. Ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships with staff, co-workers and supervisor. Must have the ability to establish a rapport with a culturally and economically diverse group of families. Ability to work effectively with diverse populations and cultural groups.
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