Counselor South Shore
YMCA of Greater New York
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Post Date: Nov 03, 2021
Job Type: Part Time
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Location: US - New York - 10312
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Part Time/Full Time

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 part-time and full-time Counselors 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 at our South Shore location. 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.

•        Conduct urine drug screens.

•        Maintain contract and regulation compliance, fulfill clinical standards and best practices and all related documentation.

•        Serve as Manager-On-Duty and/or alternate clinician when necessary.

•        Serve as task supervisor to interns/volunteers when appropriate.

•        Will 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.

•        Other activities and duties as needed that address the ongoing health and well-being of our staff and members.

•        Follow and maintain sanitary habits in accordance with CDC guidelines.

•        Bachelor’s degree and CASAC or CASAC-T; LMSW,
LCSW, LMHC preferred.
•        Meet OASAS equipment for Provisional QHP Status
required. Meet OASAS requirement for CASAC, CASAC
Level 2 or QHP (other Than CASAC) preferred.
•        Minimum two (2) years of treatment experience.
•        Knowledge of the criminal justice system, treatment
court, and TASC.
•        Knowledge of 12-step model, motivational
       interviewing, and trauma informed care.
•        Bilingual preferred.

** New Requirement**
All potential YMCA of Greater New York employees are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. To be considered for this position, please attach your proof of COVID-19 vaccination, along with your resume.

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

Contact Details
Name: JoAnne McKernan