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16 Nov 2020

Full-Time Clinical Social Worker

Rian Immigrant Center – Posted by marenconiglione Boston, England, United Kingdom

Job Description


The Rian Immigrant Center is seeking a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) who will provide culturally responsive, short-term, and long-term counseling and case management to adult immigrant clients on the Resource and Support Services (RSS) team.

Primary Responsibilities Include


o Provide counseling and therapy services to adult immigrant and refugee individuals and families for a variety of needs including; anxiety, depression, homesickness, loneliness and isolation, and trauma due to pre, peri and post migration.
o Support Rian staff with client crisis management and consultations as needed.
o Formulate and implement treatment goals and objectives in collaboration with clients.
o Screen and assess clients for safety in crisis or emergency situations, facilitating referrals to appropriate services. Plan for follow-up and aftercare as needed.
o Demonstrate a human-centered, strengths-based, and trauma-informed approach.
o Seek clinical guidance from the Director of RSS as needed and participate in weekly supervision. Case Management
o Provide trauma-informed, comprehensive case management for refugee and immigrant clients to help them feel safe and empowered.
o Coordinate counseling efforts with external mental health and/or medical professionals as appropriate and act as a liaison between clients and service providers.
o Complete initial needs assessments, referrals, assist in scheduling appointments, and provide accompaniment and advocacy around accessing essential and hard-to-obtain services when appropriate

o Collaborate with and assist Director of RSS, Manager of RSS, MSW Intern, and/or volunteers with other duties as needed.
o Stay abreast of agency, federal, and state regulatory requirements related to immigration and social services.
o Maintain excellent case file quality by ensuring complete and timely documentation of intakes, assessments, service plans, case notes, and progress notes.
o Provides data and feedback, as needed, for bi-monthly and grant reports.
o Participate in team and agency-wide meetings, planning activities, professional development, and events, as able.
o Support colleagues in responding to the urgent or unanticipated needs of clients.



o A Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited university. LCSW in the state of MA required.
o Bilingual in Spanish and English with the ability to read, write, and communicate verbally in both languages strongly preferred.
o Commitment to and experience in working with and providing services to a wide range of racial and ethnic populations.
o Some familiarity with immigration law and policy preferred.
o A commitment to the overall mission and values of the Rian Immigrant Center.
o Advanced interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with various healthcare professionals and to develop and maintain effective therapeutic relationships with individuals and families.
o Knowledge of community resources and agencies that serve immigrant and refugee populations.
o Ability to use Google Suite applications, and basic Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook).
o Knowledge of telemedicine services.
o This position is temporarily remote.

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume as a PDF to with Clinical Social Worker as the subject line.

Job Types: Full-Time.

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