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Requisition Number 18-0797
Post Date 1/18/2019
Title Mental Health Consultant Wraparound
City Lawrence
State MA
Description

     

Mental Health Consultant

Wraparound Services

Bilingual Spanish required

  

Responsibilities:

  • Provide mental health assessment, treatment and care coordination services to children, adults and families. 
  • Ensure compliance and maintain standards of care stipulated by Agency policies and procedures, program specifications, Medicaid, Managed Care Organizations, DEEC, CBHI, DPH and other applicable regulations.
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings as required and regularly meet with supervisor in accordance with Agency policies and to carry out supervisory directives to ensure quality and efficient practice.
  • Effectively participate and/or facilitate in care planning meetings with other professionals, agencies and collaterals for the delivery of coordinated client care according to program specifications.
  • Perform all professional and administrative functions to provide appropriate services to clients including adequate, complete, and timely documentation of client record materials, billing, reports, etc.
  • Conduct telephone and on-site consultation to childcare program staff and parents/guardians.
  • Observe children in their childcare settings to assess social-emotional functioning. 
  • Administer and interpret social-emotional assessment and behavior screening tools.
  • Facilitate meetings with teachers/providers and parents/guardians to provide observation feedback.
  • Provide social-emotional resources to support children’s social-emotional skill development.
  • Develop behavior support plans for children.
  • Make recommendations for classroom modifications to support children with socialemotional issues or challenging behaviors.
  • Assist with referrals for additional services, including referrals for mental health services.
  • Provide short-term crisis intervention support.
  • Meet established productivity target.
  • Enter all documentation and billing requirements into the electronic medical record within established deadlines.

Schedule:

Pay rate: $42,000 $43,500 with license.. Add another 6% for bilingual

Requirements

Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or closely related
field. Licensed or license eligible. Experience providing mental health services to children and
families. Must have CANS certification. Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of families from
diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. 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. Bilingual (Spanish speaking) clinician required.

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