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Job Type:
Full or part time, M-F
Job Hours:
Afternoons/evenings required; Saturdays optional
Job Level:
Entry level
License/Certfication:
None
Location:
Taunton, MA
Local Travel Required:
Yes
Program Name:
Therapeutic Mentoring
Program Type:
Youth, community-based
Salary Range:
Starting at $46,000

About Us

At Community Counseling of Bristol County (CCBC), we are building an amazing team of professionals who are changing the way mental health is treated in Southeastern Massachusetts. You can find us in schools, homes, the community, and our Taunton offices empowering our clients with the latest evidence-based behavioral health treatments. We are a non-profit community mental health center serving 50 communities in Massachusetts and growing! CCBC provides inpatient, outpatient, and urgent care services to adults and children overcoming depression, anxiety, mood disorders, substance abuse, and many other conditions hindering personal fulfillment. If you are caring, dedicated, and ready to grow your career, we would love to hear from you!

As a Therapeutic Mentor (TM) at CCBC, you will gain valuable experience to build your career in the mental health field. CCBC has a strong agency commitment to staff development and employee wellness. CCBC supports educational development and has adult and children’s programs that offer opportunities for Master’s level internships, as well as tuition reimbursement for eligible employees.

Description of Position

Community Counseling of Bristol County is seeking Bachelor’s level candidates to join our Therapeutic Mentoring program. Therapeutic Mentors provide one to one intervention and therapeutic skill building to youth, ages 7 to 21, to address daily living, social, communication and emotional regulation skills challenges. TM’s will meet with the youth in the community to support and coach the development of self-management, problem-solving, conflict-resolution skills, as well as develop strategies for effective handling of peer interactions. Skill building is provided while engaging youth in a variety of ways, including social, recreational, athletic, artistic, educational and vocational activities.

The Therapeutic Mentoring program at CCBC offers a collaborative team approach that values self-care You will receive trauma-informed individual supervision from a licensed clinician, as well as training on trauma, early childhood mental health, child development and creating skill building interventions specific to the needs of youth.

Responsibilities
  • Meet one to one with youth in community settings
  • Develop treatment plans in collaboration with the outpatient therapists, Intensive Care Coordinators and/or In-Home Therapists
  • Support the youth in developing goals in identified skill building areas
  • Consult with schools, outpatient providers and psychiatric providers to support the youth’s ongoing treatment needs
  • Identify community supports and activities to engage youth in skill building goals
  • Provide flexibility and creativity in engaging youth of varying developmental levels
  • Meet all documentation requirements of the agency and TM program specifications

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, or a related field
  • One year of experience working with children and families; volunteer and internship experience will be considered
  • A valid driver's license and reliable transportation
  • Must possess good organizational skills, as well as effective verbal, written and computer skills.
  • Proficiency with computers including ability to use or learn to use an electronic health record system, audio-visual communication technology

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual staff (Spanish) encouraged to apply

Apply Now - Send Resume & Cover Letter

 

Program Information

Date posted: 5/20/2024

Send Resume & Letter

For more information about this position, or to send your resume:

Karen Turner, LMHC (kturner@comcounseling.org)

Community Counseling of Bristol County
1 Washington St. Taunton, MA 02780
Phone: (508) 977-8124

 

Why build your career at CCBC?

Stable and Established

  • The largest, most innovative mental health and substance abuse care provider in Southeastern MA, with a 50 year history
  • We serve over 12,000 clients annually
  • Committment to innovation and evidence-based practice
  • Committment to erasing the stigma that can surround trauma, mental illness, and addiction

Great Benefits

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence
  • 3 weeks paid vacation to start
  • 12 paid holidays and sick leave
  • Health, dental, disability, and life insurance
  • 403-b with up to 5% employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement

Make Recovery a Reality

Working with CCBC gives you the chance to change your own path while helping others find theirs. As you provide hope and healing to people who need it most, you'll be just as inspired by the quality of people you work with as the outcomes you provide together. Join us and be a part of the next success story.