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Berkshire Health Systems Partial Hospital Behavioral Health Clinician in Pittsfield, Massachusetts


  • The Partial Hospital Behavioral Health Clinician II is responsible providing direct clinical care of PHP patients, including but not limited to, facilitating group, family, couples and milieu therapies; conducting crisis assessment, triaging patient referrals, and conducting admission, treatment, and discharge planning. The Partial Hospitalization Program at BMC is a structured outpatient and intensive, group therapy program for individuals with Behavioral Health (BH)/Substance Use Disorder (SUD) illnesses that provides an effective alternative to an acute care admission or to decompensation in the community. Milieu-based treatment is provided by a multidisciplinary BH team.

  • POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)

  • Experience:

  • Three years in psychiatric, community mental health, or behavioral health care setting in direct care provision including individual, family, group and milieu treatment.

  • Proficiency in dual-diagnosis treatment preferred.

  • CBT and/or DBT training preferred.

  • Proven knowledge of community, outpatient behavioral health, and SUD treatment resources.

  • Education and Training:

  • Master’s degree in clinical social work or related healthcare field required.

  • License, Certification & Registration:

  • LICSW or LMHC - Eligibility for independent licensure within 6 months of hire is required.

  • LADC or CADC preferred.

  • CBT, DBT training and/or certification preferred.

  • Other Requirements:

  • Strong organizational abilities.

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and team building skills.

  • Ability to form rapid engagement and alliance building with referrals and patients.

  • Ability to maintain and monitor confidentiality of patient records.

  • Ability to work in an independent and selfdirected manner.

  • Ability to learn new duties and adjust to change.