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Youth and Family Clinician

The Institute for Health & Recovery is a nationally-renowned, award-winning agency that specializes in innovative services, training and evaluation focused on addressing the unique needs of underserved families, women and youth. IHR’s CARF accredited treatment programs provide holistic interventions for hard to reach and high-risk individuals and families. Our mission is to develop a comprehensive continuum of care for individuals, youth, and families affected by alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use, violence/trauma, mental health challenges, and other health issues.

Summary Statement

IHR is seeking a Youth and Family Clinician, Part Time. This 20-hour position will service the Northeast region of Massachusetts.

This position is a part-time, 20 hour position.

Reports to

SAFE Project Coordinator

Essential Functions

  • Provide home-and community-based outreach, engagement, and family treatment to individuals, youth, and families utilizing the approaches of CBHI’s In-Home-Therapy (IHT) and Adolescent Community Reinforcement approach (A-CRA), Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency (ARC), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and other evidence-based models
  • Work in collaboration with a treatment team, including the Therapeutic Training and Support Specialist, to identify and address family strengths and needs
  • Complete comprehensive bio-psycho-social assessments using the MSDP model
  • Develop service and treatment plans addressing family functioning, substance use, mental health, trauma, relapse prevention, and recovery support
  • Provide wrap-around services by helping families identify and access community treatment, natural supports, and other resources
  • Collaborate and coordinate care with other service providers and natural supports involved with the family, including attending meetings, as appropriate
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date clinical and billing records and reports
  • Regular attendance and punctuality is required
  • Other duties as required


  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Development and Continual Learning
  • Valuing Diversity
  • Reliability


  • Advanced degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or related field is required
  • Previous experience working with adolescents and families is preferred
  • Previous clinical experience in the field of addictions and co-occurring issues is preferred
  • Previous experience either with the child welfare or juvenile justice systems is preferred
  • Familiarity with community-based resources in the Northeast area
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse cultural groups
  • Experience in home-based services, community outreach and case management activities
  • Strong organizational, record-keeping, and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently
  • Bi-lingual/bi-cultural (Spanish/English) candidates strongly encouraged to apply

Other Requirements (if applicable)

  • Valid driver’s license, good driving record, and regular access to a reliable vehicle
  • Good Driving Record and Business Class Rider on Motor Vehicle, if transporting clients (within one month of start of job)

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit: stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to occasionally products and supplies weighing up to 10 pounds.

Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.

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Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. This job description is subject to change at any time.

IHR offers a rewarding work environment with competitive salary, generous benefits and a strong commitment to diversity. IHR is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create and welcoming a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Youth and Family Clinician
Work Hours
Part Time
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