Counselor – Little Steps Programs
YMCA of Greater New York
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Post Date: Jan 29, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New York - Staten Island
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The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. Founded in 1852, today the Y serves a diverse population of more than half a million New Yorkers who learn, grow, and thrive through programs and services at our 24 branches. Community is the cornerstone of the Y. Together, we connect active, engaged New Yorkers to build stronger communities.

The Staten Island YMCA – Counseling Service is seeking a Counselor who, under the supervision of the Site Director, will be responsible for providing care to a designated caseload, including provision of direct individual, group and family sessions. The incumbent will also be responsible for coordination of specialized program services and case management of caseload.

Key Responsibilities:
• Conduct screenings, assessments, determine appropriate level of care, treatment planning, and discharge planning.
• Facilitate sessions including group, individual, family, crisis intervention, and referrals.
• Manage census administration, retention of cases, family support, fee collection, and outreach presentations.
• Coordinate care for designated caseload, including completing ongoing reporting, outreach, referrals, and collaborating with professionals working with the caseload.
• Maintain contract and regulation compliance, fulfill clinical standards and best practices and all related documentation.
• Will serve as Manager-On-Duty and/or alternate clinician when necessary.
• Serve as task supervisor to interns/volunteers when appropriate.
• Provide guidance to the staff in the absence of an on-site supervisor, when requested.
• Manage off-hours emergency cell phone on a time-limited rotating basis, when needed.
• Participate in team meetings, individual and group supervision.
• Actively participate in training sessions and designated meetings.

Desired Skills & Experience:
• Meet OASAS requirement for Provisional QHP Status; Meet OASAS requirement for CASAC, CASAC Level 2, or QHP preferred.
• Minimum two years of additional treatment experience.
• Knowledge of the criminal justice system, treatment court, and TASC.
• Knowledge of 12-step model, motivational interviewing, and trauma informed care.
• Must be available to work week nights and Saturdays, as needed.
• Bilingual preferred.

We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with a culture committed to serving all members of our community. As a leading not-for-profit, community service organization, our Association relies heavily on fundraising to support the wide range of programs we proudly provide the communities we serve. Our expectation is that all staff promotes participation of their branch fundraising efforts in some capacity.

How to Apply:
If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please forward your cover letter and resume with subject line “Counselor – (FT or PT)” to or to:

Staten Island YMCA – South Counseling Service
Attn: Angela Russo
3911 Richmond Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10312

Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities

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Contact Details
Name: Angela Russo
Address: 3911 Richmond Avenue
City: Staten Island
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 10312
Country: United States