Therapist

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-588535
    • Job Location: Bronx, NY
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Masters Degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 24, 2017
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinates treatment planning and delivery for all program youth and family.  Strives to build a partnership between the youth, foster family and biological family.  Provides treatment in the forms of individual and family therapy to assigned youth and families. 

FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides individual therapy to program youth and family using TFFC treatment model which includes Trauma Systems Therapy
  • Completes psychosocial assessments, mental health assessments, Trauma Systems Therapy treatment plans, and participates in completion of FASP’s for program youth through the State Connections System.
  • Participates in 24 hour on-call availability for program youth and parents.
  • Attend weekly clinical team meetings.
  • Provides record keeping and documentation for all clinical activities (case documentation).
  • Support the youths' adjustment to foster care.
  • Works in collaboration with the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.
  • Coordinate treatment-based services/supports including school, County Case Workers, Probation, Court, CHAD, and home visits, medical care, as well as other ancillary services.
  • Responds in a positive and respectful manner to diversity, among the agency’s service population and staff.
  • Attend required training.
  • Read required books.
  • Responsible for complying with rules and regulations governing access to Protected Health Information under HIPAA.  Access to Protected Health Information is limited to the extent required to perform responsibilities effectively and efficiently.  No access will be permitted unnecessarily.  These essential job functions dictate the level of access, use, and disclosure of confidential information.
  • Perform other duties as requested by your immediate supervisor or the Chief Executive Officer.

 

Experience and Skills:

  • Master’s Degree in social work or related field required. LMSW, LMHC preferred or eligible for Licensure.
  • Experience with a strength-based, cognitive-behavioral, trauma-sensitive approach to treating troubled youth preferred.
  • Experience with intensive in-home service model preferred.
  • Experience treating families, children, and adolescents required.
  • Experience with the administrative components of treatment (case documentation) preferred.
  • Experience with completing comprehensive mental health assessments and treatment plans required.
  • Experience or familiarity with Connections documentation a plus.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License
  • Must meet any required state certification or licensing criteria.
  • Ability to handle confidential material in a responsible manner.
  • Vehicle required: Must be safe and dependable

HOURS PER WEEK:  Exempt.

  • Regular hours entail Monday through Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm. Must be able flexible to meet program needs.

Benefits

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.