To provide short-term, trauma-sensitive treatment planning and delivery for all UC. The Clinician will also provide assessment to these assigned youth while maintaining professionalism in all areas, including confidentiality.
Provide individual therapy and group counseling to youth.
Administer required behavioral and mental health assessments for youth.
Carry a caseload up to twelve youth, ages range from 3-17.5 years.
Coordinate services for each youth in conjunction with case manager.
Provide therapy during traditional and non-traditional hours including weekends and evenings.
Participate in 24 hour on-call phone availability for program youth and foster parents.
Attend weekly clinical team meetings.
Attend weekly staffing meetings.
Attend weekly group therapy sessions.
Provide record keeping and documentation for all clinical activities (case documentation).
HOURS PER WEEK: Exempt.
Regular hours entail 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday - Friday. Must be flexible to meet program needs.
Evenings and weekends may be required.
Master’s Degree in social work or related field. MSW, LMSW, or LMHC preferred
One year of postgraduate direct service delivery experience preferred.
Experience with a strength based, cognitive behavioral, and trauma sensitive approach to treating troubled youth preferred.
Strong proficiency with completing the administrative components of treatment (case documentation) required.
Ability to handle confidential material in a responsible manner
Ability to work well with people from many cultures including recent immigrants, non-English speakers, and LGBTQ children.
Bi-lingual - English-Spanish required. All agency documents and records are in English, so English writing proficiency required. Position itself requires Spanish speaking, writing, and reading proficiency.
Valid NYS Driver’s License preferred.
Ability to travel to other agency locations as required.
Word processing: Including responding to e-mails, composing letters, completing computerized documentation, transcribing minutes for meetings, etc.: This involves sitting at a computer for several hours a day
Completing paperwork -Such as copying and stapling
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
Sit/ride in vehicles, busses, subways, trains, planes - public transportation for lengthy periods of time
Walk up/down stairs
Walk to enter/exit subway and other public transportation
Walk several blocks to get to required location
As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits.
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing.