Job posted by: Mental Health Association of NYC, Inc.
Posted on: July 9, 2014
Position Objective: Position entails providing outreach and education for iHelp: Sandy Stress Relief, a new initiative that uses internet based computerized cognitive behavioral therapy in order to reduce barriers to accessing mental health treatment. The Outreach and Engagement Counselor will work with community providers and leaders to identify and refer Superstorm Sandy survivors who continue to struggle with post disaster mental health issues.
Major duties and responsibilities:
A Bachelor's degree (or equivalent work experience) in public health, social work, psychology or related field, Candidate should have be skilled at providing outreach and have good presentation skills. Familiarity with disaster mental health and cognitive behavior therapy a plus. Ability to speak Spanish, Cantonese/Mandarin or Russian a plus. A minimum of three (3) years practical experience.
Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter Melany Avrut, MAvrut@mhaofnyc.org