A29i Clinician
Catholic Guardian Services

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Post Date: Oct 13, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New York - New York
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Description
CATHOLIC GUARDIAN SERVICES
POSITION TITLE: A29i Clinician
DEPARTMENT: CGS Article 29I Facility
REPORTS TO: Clinical Supervisor in Article 29I Facility.
OVERVIEW OF POSITION
This clinician will work primarily with children, youth and parents under the auspices of the Foster Care Program. This clinician will be responsible for providing outpatient treatment services for clients identified as needing it. These outpatient services may be provided in office, virtually, and/or in the community based on each client’s needs. Individual sessions with clients will be conducted, as well as collateral and family sessions when deemed appropriate.
This clinician will work closely with the case planning team to ensure that treatment plans are developed in a collaborative way, recorded and tracked by both teamsas well as the Health Home Care Management team.
This clinician will assist in helping the case planning team understand their client’s mental health needs and how to properly address these needs in their home environment, in between sessions. This individual will provide insight and recommendations when appropriate regarding additional services needed for clients and necessary evaluations. They may also be asked to weigh in on important case planning related issues surrounding safety and wellbeing, as a way to effectively advocate and meet our clients’ needs within the scope of Foster Care and Family Court.
This clinician will be required to follow all guidance within the Article 29I Clinic regarding evidence based practice and the modalities adapted within the program.
This person will report to the Article 29I Clinical Supervisor who will provide clinical guidance and support. The supervision provided by this individual will qualify for LCSW   hours.


Skills
QUALIFICATIONS
Master’s degree in social work, with two years of experience in children and family services
LMSW required
Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.
Competence in clinical assessment of family dynamics and experience in making rapid clinical and family assessments in a community-based setting, as well as knowledge of the foster care system preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in the field of serving families and children.


Notes
Demonstrated cross-cultural sensitivity.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability and willingness to collaborate with outside providers
Willingness to explain the clinical and treatment process to others during collaborative sessions and meetings, as a way to enhance client’s supports outside of weekly therapy
Ability to work a flexible schedule when children, youth and families are available to meet, including evenings and weekends and after school hours.