Careers

Thank you for your interest in working at Adolescent Consultation Services. The following positions are currently available:

If you are interested in a position at ACS, please send a letter of interest and resume to Dr. Leah Kelly at [email protected].


Mental Health Clinician, Juvenile Forensic Setting – Full-Time

Adolescent Consultation Services (ACS), a nonprofit mental health agency serving the Middlesex County Juvenile Courts of Massachusetts, is seeking diverse qualified applicants for a full-time clinician position. ACS provides evaluation, consultation, and treatment services to the Juvenile Courts in Cambridge, Framingham, Lowell, and Waltham. This position is based at our Lowell site.

At ACS, our mission is to support and empower youth and their families by providing mental health prevention and intervention services to help them envision and work toward a better future. The children and families we serve are diverse in race, ability, economic status, neurodivergence, gender identity, sexual orientation, immigration status, and religion. ACS is committed to continuing to build a team that reflects the diversity of the population we serve and to cultivating and maintaining a culture of inclusion and connectedness. In recruiting for our team, we enthusiastically welcome and value the unique contributions, perspectives, and lived experience that you can bring to our work and our workplace.

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct comprehensive diagnostic evaluations of youth who are before the Juvenile Court on a variety of matters: Child Requiring Assistance applications, Delinquency cases, Care and Protection matters, and emergency mental health and substance use evaluations.
  • Communicate with juvenile court personnel, attorneys, schools, community providers, the District Attorney’s Office, the Department of Children and Families, and other stakeholders, to gather pertinent information and to provide consultation and coordination of care.
  • Complete comprehensive written reports to be submitted to the Court on behalf of the child and family.
  • Provide oral testimony to the Court regarding the findings of certain evaluations.
  • Assist families with referrals to behavioral health providers and/or other services as needed.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A master’s degree in social work, counseling, or similar field, from an accredited graduate school program.
  • Independently licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • Excellent writing skills and experience writing thorough diagnostic evaluations.
  • At least two years of experience working with at-risk youth and families.
  • Strong diagnostic skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingualism.
  • An interest in forensic psychology and prior forensic experience.
  • Knowledge of services available for children and families.
  • Strong preference will be given to candidates who are presently enrolled in the statewide CJCC I and II certification program, or are already CJCC I and II certified juvenile court clinicians.

Salary and Benefits:

  • $1,000 hiring bonus
  • Starting salary range for 40 hours/week: $70,000 – 80,000 (Compensation is based on education, related work experience, licensure, and other qualifications.)
  • Periodic staffwide bonuses based on agency revenue
  • Health and Dental insurance (available upon hire)
  • Schedule flexibility, work from home opportunities
  • Generous paid sick, personal, holiday, and vacation time (available upon hire)
  • 403(b) plan with agency contribution and matching
  • Work related travel reimbursement
  • Full reimbursement for daily parking fees
  • CEU reimbursement

If you are interested in a position at ACS, please send a letter of interest and resume to Dr. Leah Kelly at [email protected].


Psychologist, Juvenile Forensic Setting – Full-Time

Adolescent Consultation Services (ACS), a nonprofit mental health agency serving the Middlesex County Juvenile Courts of Massachusetts, is seeking diverse qualified applicants for a full-time psychologist position. ACS provides evaluation, consultation, and treatment services to the Juvenile Courts in Cambridge, Framingham, Lowell, and Waltham. This position is based at either our Cambridge or Lowell site.

At ACS, our mission is to support and empower youth and their families by providing mental health prevention and intervention services to help them envision and work toward a better future. The children and families we serve are diverse in race, ability, economic status, neurodivergence, gender identity, sexual orientation, immigration status, and religion. ACS is committed to continuing to build a team that reflects the diversity of the population we serve and to cultivating and maintaining a culture of inclusion and connectedness. In recruiting for our team, we enthusiastically welcome and value the unique contributions, perspectives, and lived experience that you can bring to our work and our workplace.

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct comprehensive diagnostic evaluations of youth who are before the Juvenile Court on a variety of matters: Child Requiring Assistance applications, Delinquency cases, Care and Protection matters, Competency to Stand Trial and Criminal Responsibility cases, and emergency mental health and substance use evaluations.
  • Communicate with juvenile court personnel, attorneys, schools, community providers, the District Attorney’s Office, the Department of Children and Families, and other stakeholders, to gather pertinent information and to provide consultation and coordination of care.
  • Complete thorough written reports to be submitted to the Court on behalf of the child and family.
  • Provide oral testimony to the Court regarding the findings of certain evaluations.
  • Assist families with referrals to behavioral health providers and/or other services as needed.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A doctoral degree in psychology from an APA-accredited graduate school program.
  • Independently licensed or license-eligible to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • Excellent writing skills and experience writing thorough diagnostic evaluations.
  • At least two years of experience working with at-risk youth and families.
  • Strong diagnostic skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingualism.
  • An interest in forensic psychology and prior forensic experience.
  • Knowledge of services available for children and families.
  • Strong preference will be given to candidates who are presently enrolled in the statewide CJCC I and II certification program, or are already CJCC I and II certified juvenile court clinicians.

Salary and Benefits:

  • $1,500 hiring bonus
  • Starting salary range for 40 hours/week: $90,000 – 100,000 (Compensation is based on education, related work experience, licensure, and other qualifications.)
  • Periodic staffwide bonuses based on agency revenue
  • Health and Dental insurance (available upon hire)
  • Schedule flexibility, work from home opportunities
  • Generous paid sick, personal, holiday, and vacation time (available upon hire)
  • 403(b) plan with agency contribution and matching
  • Work related travel reimbursement
  • Full reimbursement for daily parking fees
  • CEU reimbursement

If you are interested in a position at ACS, please send a letter of interest and resume to Dr. Leah Kelly at [email protected].


Psychologist, Juvenile Forensic Setting – Part-Time

Adolescent Consultation Services (ACS), a nonprofit mental health agency serving the Middlesex County Juvenile Courts of Massachusetts, is seeking diverse qualified applicants for a part-time psychologist position. ACS provides evaluation, consultation, and treatment services to the Juvenile Courts in Cambridge, Framingham, Lowell, and Waltham. This position is based at either our Cambridge or Lowell site.

At ACS, our mission is to support and empower youth and their families by providing mental health prevention and intervention services to help them envision and work toward a better future. The children and families we serve are diverse in race, ability, economic status, neurodivergence, gender identity, sexual orientation, immigration status, and religion. ACS is committed to continuing to build a team that reflects the diversity of the population we serve and to cultivating and maintaining a culture of inclusion and connectedness. In recruiting for our team, we enthusiastically welcome and value the unique contributions, perspectives, and lived experience that you can bring to our work and our workplace.

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct comprehensive diagnostic evaluations of youth who are before the Juvenile Court on a variety of matters: Child Requiring Assistance applications, Delinquency cases, Care and Protection matters, Competency to Stand Trial and Criminal Responsibility cases, and emergency mental health and substance use evaluations.
  • Communicate with juvenile court personnel, attorneys, schools, community providers, the District Attorney’s Office, the Department of Children and Families, and other stakeholders, to gather pertinent information and to provide consultation and coordination of care.
  • Complete thorough written reports to be submitted to the Court on behalf of the child and family.
  • Provide oral testimony to the Court regarding the findings of certain evaluations.
  • Assist families with referrals to behavioral health providers and/or other services as needed.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A doctoral degree in psychology from an APA-accredited graduate school program.
  • Independently licensed or license-eligible to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • Excellent writing skills and experience writing thorough diagnostic evaluations.
  • At least two years of experience working with at-risk youth and families.
  • Strong diagnostic skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingualism.
  • An interest in forensic psychology and prior forensic experience.
  • Knowledge of services available for children and families.
  • Strong preference will be given to candidates who are presently enrolled in the statewide CJCC I and II certification program, or are already CJCC I and II certified juvenile court clinicians.

Salary and Benefits:

  • $1,500 hiring bonus
  • Starting salary range for 24 hours/week: $54,000 – 60,000 (Compensation is based on education, related work experience, licensure, and other qualifications.)
  • Periodic staffwide bonuses based on agency revenue
  • Health and Dental insurance (available upon hire)
  • Schedule flexibility, work from home opportunities
  • Generous paid sick, personal, holiday, and vacation time (available upon hire)
  • 403(b) plan with agency contribution and matching
  • Work related travel reimbursement
  • Full reimbursement for daily parking fees
  • CEU reimbursement

If you are interested in a position at ACS, please send a letter of interest and resume to Dr. Leah Kelly at [email protected].