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Clinician-Full Time

The SMART Team provides young people, 13-25 yrs old involved with juvenile and criminal justice, with the highest quality of mental health services. Services are focused in the places where they can be reached; their homes, schools, detention centers, DYS facilities, jails and prisons. Clinicians provide confidential clinical services that place the needs of the young person at the center of our practice. SMART Team clinicians understand the unique balance of public safety and the needs of this often-traumatized population. Members of the SMART team are passionate, flexible and committed to working with the juvenile population. 

Clinician Job Description

  • Provide therapeutic service to youth and their families.
  • Home visits, intakes and assessments, referrals, advocacy, clinical case management, crisis intervention and linkage to community based services.
  • Maintain accurate and timely electric case records.
  • Participate in weekly individual supervision, group supervision and staff meetings.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with community-based service providers and other public/private providers such as the Department of Children and Family, Department of Youth Services, churches, schools, courts, etc.
  • Provide clinical consultation and maintain weekly communication with DYS, DCF case workers and other state and private providers.
  • Participate in client treatment, case conferences and discharge meetings.
  • Minimum of 32 weekly billable contact hours.

Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Social Work
  • Minimum 1-2 year experience working with high risk youth in urban setting
  • LCSW minimum (or license eligible)
  • Must have access to reliable vehicle
  • Bilingual skills highly desired
  • CANS certification
  • Great communication, clinical and organizational skills

Candidates should send resumes to: 

Jeff Butts, LICSW, ABD- Division

jbutts@jri.org

This position includes medical, dental, 401K with company match, company sponsored pension plan, life insurance, generous personal time off package, tuition reimbursement, long and short term disability, opportunities for continued education/training and much more!