Job posted by: Grand Street Settlement
Posted on: August 14, 2014
TITLE: Mental Health Specialist -Social Worker
SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday, 11 AM - 7 PM (hours outside of this schedule will occasionally be necessary)
DEPARTMENT: Youth and Community Development Services
REPORTS TO: Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Coordinator
LOCATION: Lower East Side, Manhattan and Bushwick, Brooklyn
SALARY: $40,000-$45,000, plus excellent benefits
DATE: August, 2014
Mental Health is a central component of the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program at Grand Street Settlement. The program will be replicating the Carrera Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program, and, in addition to offering age- and stage-appropriate reproductive and sexual health education, this holistic model of pregnancy prevention focuses on the development of the whole child. The additional components of the program are: Education, Job Club (internships and the development of financial literacy), Mental Health, Self-Expression (arts), Lifetime Individual Sports, and comprehensive medical services. The TPPP social worker conducts weekly socialization groups (Power Group), which focus on group activities and theme-based discussions. The social worker also works closely with the Family Life and Sex Education (FLSE) Coordinator and engages in short-term crisis intervention with program participants and their families.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Collaborate with the entire TPPP program staff to create a supportive and nurturing environment in which youth can learn and thrive.
Please send cover letter and resume to Thanh Bui, Chief Program Officer: email@example.com and Cristina Lopez, Director of Youth Services Programs at firstname.lastname@example.org Include the job title in the subject "Mental Health Specialist/Social Worker" of the email. Also provide us with three professional references that we can contact (at least one should be from a former supervisor).