Thank you for your interest in working at ACS. The following position is available:
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
ACS provides clinical evaluation, consultation, and treatment services to four Juvenile Courts throughout the county. ACS is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time position of Juvenile Court Clinician at the Cambridge site.
The Licensed Clinical Social Worker will provide comprehensive biopsychosocial evaluations of youth and families who are before the court on a variety of matters including Child Requiring Assistance (CRA) Applications, Delinquency Offenses, Care and Protections cases, and emergency mental health screenings. Clinicians conduct thorough diagnostic assessments and complete well-written, timely evaluations with individualized recommendations, and present these findings to the Court. Other duties include cultivating relationships with agencies in the community who provide services to youth and families seen in the Clinic, as well as working with other ACS Court Clinic team members in providing emergency evaluations. This position also includes the opportunity to provide individual and group treatment to court-involved adolescents.
The successful applicant must be an experienced clinician, preferably with forensic experience, capable of conducting thorough assessments of children, adolescents, and families in a Juvenile Court setting. Group treatment and administrative and supervisory experience are preferred. Familiarity with collateral agencies that provide services to youth and families is essential. Acute care setting experience and success working with multi-disciplinary treatment teams are required.
Successful candidates must have completed their MSW at an accredited academic institution and must be licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Strong preference will be given to candidates who are presently CJCC I certified or are enrolled in the statewide CJCC I certification program and to candidates with bilingual capacity in Spanish. On-site supervision and mentoring is provided as needed.
This position is based primarily out of the Cambridge Juvenile Court Clinic, but requires the ability to travel to Waltham on an occasional basis. Excellent benefits package with competitive salary and professional development opportunities.
- English required, bilingual capacity in Spanish preferred
- Master's degree required
- LICSW required
How to Apply
Please send your cover letter and C.V. via email or mail (no phone calls please) to:
Adolescent Consultation Services
189 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02141