Prevention Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor-Manhattan
New Alternatives for Children, Inc.
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Post Date: Feb 19, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: Based on Experience
Location: US - New York - Mahattan
Job Reference: 05
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Description
New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexities, chronic illnesses, and disabilities throughout the five boroughs. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor to join its Special Medical Prevention Program.

The Prevention Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor will provide case management and supportive services to NYC families, with the goal of helping families remain intact while ensuring caregiver’s receive the appropriate support to meet all of their children’s physical, developmental, educational, social/emotional, and mental health needs.

Essential Functions

•Provides intensive social work services to children and families in order to implement the goals and tasks of the Family Assessment and Service Plan (FASP).
•Conducts home and community-based visits to families.
•Ensures adherence to agency policies and ACS regulatory requirements.
•Makes adequate use of individual and group supervision, on-site clinical trainings and mental health in-services. Group supervision offered for those working toward clinical licensure.
•Completes ACS and NAC paperwork in a timely manner and ensures that documentation conforms to agency, city and state regulatory requirements.
•Works collaboratively with psychiatrists, psychologists, pediatricians, nurses, education specialists and fellow clinicians in a dynamic, strength-based interdisciplinary team model.

Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor Responsibility:
•Provides casework and clinical services to children and families utilizing individual and family modalities. Coordinates services for a caseload of 8-9 families as recommended by NAC’s multi-disciplinary treatment team.

For more information on New Alternatives for Children, Inc., visit our website at www.nackidscan.org

New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Skills
Required Education and Experience:
•MSW or MHC from an accredited school

Preferred Education and Experience:
•Prior experience in preventive services or child welfare is preferred
•Knowledge of city-wide community resources and housing and entitlement systems a plus
•Proficiency in Spanish is preferred (and includes a salary differential)
•Self-awareness and motivation around team building

Notes
How to Apply:
Please indicate “ Prevention Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor “in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Mary Ann Code
Human Resources Department
New Alternatives for Children
37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10010
eFax: 929-273-7865
Phone: 212-994-7938
Email: hr@nackidscan.org


Contact Details
Name: Mary Ann Code
Email: hr@nackidscan.org