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Licensed Clinician - Rhode Island

Boys Town Portsmouth, RI

Job Description

TITLE: Licensed Clinician

CLOSING DATE: December 10, 2018


Are you passionate about shaping the future of Americas Youth?

Boys Town New England is changing the way America cares for children, families and communities by providing and promoting an Integrated Continuum of Care that instills Boys Town values to strengthen body, mind and spirit.

Our mission is centered on creating an environment for children that includes trust, discipline, emotional support and respect. We believe that all children and youth have the potential to become bright, productive, adjusted, loving people.

Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs. As one of the countrys largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year. Join our Town today and help us shape the future of America!


As our Licensed Clinician you will provide support and education to the Boys Town Family Home Program Staff and occasionally to Foster Family Services Staff. You will be responsible for providing consultation to direct care staff regarding youth and family cases, as well as self-harm issues that may arise. You will participate in developing service planning strategies for youth, as well as provide clinical oversight as approved and directed by contract requirements. Additionally, you will deliver training in various psychological topics for direct care staff. As our Licensed Clinician, you will participate in selecting and communicating with contracted mental health providers. You will also be responsible for providing assessment and therapy services to those youth identified by contract. This may include providing individual, group, and family therapy to identified youth and families.

To be considered for this unique opportunity you will need:

Masters degree in Psychology or Social Work
LICSW, LMHC, LMFT, LMHP or equivalent license
Two years of related experience working with youth and families
Must be a licensed and certified mental independent health practitioner in the state of Rhode Island
Knowledge of consultation, training, evaluation and administration
Ability to provide on-call support for clinical and crisis management
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to youth care
Ability to assist with screening youth referrals and admissions
Strong critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to assist with annual staff training of clinical updates as related to state regulatory compliance and treatment planning
Our Licensed Clinician will be required to provide residential and community-based services in our family home program and foster homes and travel throughout the State of Rhode Island.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

Job Details

Date Posted November 13, 2018
Date Closes December 13, 2018
Requisition 12583
Located In Portsmouth, RI
SOC Category 00-0000.00