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Clinical Social Worker

Category: Social Work
CHA Central Street Care Center, Somerville, MA

Department: SH CHB-VOCA Grant
Job Type: Part Time
Job Class: Union
Union Name: USW -TCH/SH Social Workers
Work Shift: Days/Evenings
Work Days: Mondays mandatory (other days determined during hiring
Hours/Week: 20
Date Posted: 03/13/2019
Requisition Number: hrq-86784

Job Details

  • Duties and responsibilities may include crisis intervention and support to families and individuals bereaved by acts of murder, short-term and ongoing bereavement counseling for affected individuals and families, group supports for individuals and families, victims advocacy services, home, and school visitation, and outreach to and service coordination with other agencies and organizations. In performing these duties, the Homicide Bereavement Therapist receives weekly supervision, meets regularly with other CHB staff. The CHB is affiliated with the Victim of Violence Program (VOV), so the Bereavement Counselor participates in VOV's seminars and staff meetings. The Homicide Bereavement Therapist will liaison with District Attorney's Offices, the Office of the Attorney General and the United States Attorney's Office, and other community agencies as needed. The CHB Therapist should be comfortable working in a variety of work environments: shares office space, off-site community settings, client homes, and other venues.


    MA licensure: LICSW, LMHC, LMFT or other suitable clinical license. Minimum of two years post-masters degree, with experience providing individual and group services in clinical or human service settings with relevant populations. Specifically required is a minimum of five years experience in the field of psychological trauma and traumatic loss, including experience serving individuals, families and community groups traumatized by violent crime. Bereavement experience with homicide survivors preferred. Must have experience working with racially, ethnically and culturally diverse populations, and have a professional background that includes familiarity with a wide range of victim service agencies and organizations in Massachusetts. Familiarity with the Massachusetts Office Victim Assistance and with the regulations of federally - funded Victim of Crime Act (VOCA) programs in Massachusetts is highly desired.


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