Mental Health Consultant
Vibrant Emotional Health

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Post Date: Oct 30, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New York - New York
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Mental Health Consultant

Formerly the Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC), Vibrant Emotional Health’s groundbreaking solutions have delivered high quality services and support, when, where and how people need it for over 50 years. Through our state-of-the-art technology-enabled services, community wellness programs, and advocacy and education work, we are building a society in which emotional wellness can be a reality for everyone.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
-To identify, assess, support and refer parents registered and attending all parenting classes who may be struggling with mental health issues.
-Provide parents with individual support, identify issues and resources, coordinate referral, create /refer to existing group or services.
-Receive referrals from staff regarding specific parent struggles in class, ACS involvement.
-Supervise 2-4 social work students each school year to provide Field Supervision
-Attend classes where parents are to introduce attention and awareness of mental health.
-Meet with parents individually and/ or in groups to provide support:
*Psycho-social group
*Mutual Aid
*Guest Speaker
*COS graduate group

-Identify barriers to parents receiving mental health services: insurance, referral, co-pay, language.
-Connect parents to services when possible.
-Record all actions per parent.
-Submit monthly report detailing roster:
*Open/closed cases
*Status: not engages, attending group, attending outside assistance
*Barriers: to treatment

-Licensure in a clinical field LMSW or LCSW, LMHC, Psychologist or Metal Health Counselor.
-Trained as a Circle of Security Parent Coach is a +
-Minimum of 5 years clinical experience working with children and families.
-Must be fluent in English and Spanish.
-Ability to identify and organize parents referred for additional support from approximately 600 registered parents across two or more boroughs.
-Proven verbal and written communication skills, be organized, manage time commitments.
-Circle of Security Certificate.

Vibrant Emotional Health is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, creed, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, caregiver status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Preferred skills:
-Ability to apply astute clinical assessments in community settings.
-Non-traditional approach to assessing parents through strength-based and person centered approach.
-Group facilitation skills in different modalities: psycho-social, mutual aid, COS graduates, concrete service empowerment.
-Experience providing family support/therapeutic services

*Excellent comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, supplemental income insurance, pre-tax transit/parking, pre-tax FSA for medical and dependent care, and 401K available. 4 weeks’ vacation, plum benefits, etc.

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