Employment Opportunities


The Family Resource Center (FRC) Clinician will provide Comprehensive Mental Health Assessments, including the Family Strengths and Needs Assessment (FSNA) assessment; short term treatment; and Care Planning to Youth and Families of the FRC.

Apply via mail to Amber Besaw at 61 Main Street, Suite 218, North Adams, MA 01247 or email jobs@nbccoalition.org. Please include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references. For more details about our open positions please visit our website at

Reports to: Program Director of the Child and Adolescent Outpatient Services @ The Brien Center
Compensation: $29-30/hourly, PLUS a $5,000 sign-on bonus after completion of one year in the position
Essential Job Functions:
  •  Complete diagnostic mental health/substance abuse assessment and provide treatment in individual, family and group.
  • Provide CANS assessment to each youth referred.
  • Provide referral services to appropriate services as indicated by the clinical Assessment and CANS
  •  Deliver treatment and assessment on to families and youth at the FRC and in the families’ home if indicated
  • Deliver treatment in sub-contractors facilities and the designated Family Resource Centers
  • Develop a Care Plan and Family Support Plan for all Children Requiring Assistance (CRA) referred Youth
  • Maintain client records, completing all necessary paperwork in a timely manner including required State documents and authorizations
  • Coordinate treatment components and communicate with all collateral agents and The Contractors for FRC.
  • Follow policies of the FRC and the Lead Agency administering the FRC RFR.
  • Provide treatment, if needed, within guidelines established by the Brien Center and the FRC
  • Follow all policies or the Brien Center and the FRCs
  • Provide consultation to community agencies on mental health/substance abuse issues upon request
  • Consult to sub-contractors on treatment planning
  • Provide Wraparound care planning for all youth and families
  • Participate in Milieu activities are indicated by the FRC.
  • Maintain client records, completing all necessary paperwork in a timely manner
  • Maintain required productivity level
  • Complete all documentation and reporting to the State as directed by the FRC
  • Participate in regularly scheduled supervision
  • Consultation and supervision to BA level staff, Family Partners, Family Support Workers and/or graduate or undergraduate students
  • Attend required meetings and agency trainings
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor and the FRC
  • Masters Degree
  • Current licensure and 5 years experience as a licensed Clinician required
  • CANS certification is required within first week of employment
  • Experience working with Children and their Families in a clinical setting
  • Diagnostic and treatment knowledge and skill
  • Knowledge of services and human service agencies in Berkshire County
  • Extensive knowledge of the dynamics of mental health/substance abuse treatment, intervention and education
  • Experience in providing individual and group mental health/substance abuse and family counseling
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Ability to work on interdisciplinary team
  • Excellent oral & presentation skills
  • Leadership talent and the ability to delegate effectively
  • Working knowledge of computers
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Support and maintain the principles and policies of the agency and of the FRC
  •  Flexibly respond to program scheduling needs, this may include some evening work to meet the needs of families and of the FRC
  •  Communicate a sense of hopefulness and respect for consumer rights, including Family and Youth Voice and Choice
  • Represent the agency in a professional manner in all community contacts
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the Agency’s mission, the mission of the FRC and community mental health principles
  • Works in office; temperature regulated and outreach sites including client’s homes and sub- contractors buildings
  • Facilitate groups in other community locations
  • Manual & visual dexterity; correctable
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions


61 Main St., Suite 218

North Adams, MA 01247


Need assistance? Please call us: 413-663-7588



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2nd & 3rd Saturdays:
9:00 AM – Noon