Family Worker / Mental Health Clinician

US-NY-Bronx
3 months ago
Job ID
2017-1075
# of Openings
1
Category
Other

Overview

The Family Worker/Mental Health Clinician will provide a full range of therapy and casework services to adjudicated youth at a 12 bed Non Secure Placement (NSP) Program in Bronx. Non Secure Placement is part of a groundbreaking initiative to provide services and supports for juvenile justice involved youth in residential placement facilities closer to their families, communities and schools.

The Family Worker/Mental Health Clinician will serve as a primary therapist and case planner to provide specific interventions including: reviewing and integrating specific assessment information to write and monitor treatment plans, reviewing and revising treatment plans as necessary, and providing clinical support to other NSP staff including trainings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Facilitates individual, family, and specialized group therapy and documents these processes.
  • Determines and addresses needed family interventions and supports, and make referrals to appropriate services inter –agency and community based
  • Provides individual and family therapy to youth and families
  • Complete assessments on treatment progress.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of treatment plans.
  • Participates in conferences regarding youth/family behavior, diagnosis, and progress as a member of the treatment planning team.
  • Provide case planning and case management services and that all required case planning activities and documentation are completed in a timely manner.
  • Interprets programmatic treatment needs for staff members and assists with providing and implementing the integrated services.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of the clinical program, which includes individual/group counseling and scheduled daily programmatic activities.
  • Ensures all documentation is completed in a timely manner and meets regulatory compliance, including those of ACS, OCFS, and the courts.
  • Assists with case planning, progress reviews, transition planning and advocacy for youth.
  • Conducts home assessments and supervise home visits
  • May represent the resident and the program/facility at judicial hearings.
  • Performs discharge and transition activities to ensure coordination of service delivery throughout the youth’s commitment in the agency.
  • Evening and weekends hours requirements
  • Performs other related work as assigned.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

    • LCSW Preferred
    • LMSW with clinical experience will be considered
    • Substance abuse counseling experience (CASAC) preferred
    • Experience working with court involved youth
    • Excellent writing and organizational skills
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish) a plus

 

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