SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:To provide short-term, trauma-sensitive treatment planning and delivery for all UC. The Clinician will also provide assessment to these assigned youth while maintaining professionalism in all areas, including confidentiality.
- Provide individual therapy and group counseling to youth.
- Administer required behavioral and mental health assessments for youth.
- Carry a caseload up to twelve youth, ages range from 3-17.5 years.
- Coordinate services for each youth in conjunction with case manager.
- Provide therapy during traditional and non-traditional hours including weekends and evenings.
- Participate in 24 hour on-call phone availability for program youth and foster parents.
- Attend weekly clinical team meetings.
- Attend weekly staffing meetings.
- Attend weekly group therapy sessions.
- Provide record keeping and documentation for all clinical activities (case documentation).
- 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.
HOURS PER WEEK: Exempt.
- Regular hours entail 9:00am-5:00pm, Monday - Friday. Must be flexible to meet program needs.
- Evenings and weekends may be required.
- Master’s Degree in social work or related field. LMSW, LMHC preferred or eligible for limited permit.
- One year of postgraduate direct service delivery experience preferred.
- Experience with a strength based, cognitive behavioral, and trauma sensitive approach to treating troubled youth preferred.
- Strong proficiency with completing the administrative components of treatment (case documentation) required.
- Ability to handle confidential material in a responsible manner
- Ability to work well with people from many cultures including recent immigrants, non-English speakers, and LGBTQ children.
- Bi-lingual - English-Spanish required. All agency documents and records are in English, so English writing proficiency required. Position itself requires Spanish speaking, writing, and reading proficiency.
- Valid NYS Driver’s License preferred.
- Ability to travel to other agency locations as required.
A competitive salary, benefits package including 401K with employer contribution, vacation in first year, medical, dental and vision plans, life and disability insurance, and more.
Level of Language Proficiency
Bi-lingual English - Spanish required; English writing proficiency with ability to communicate in Spanish to youth and families
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Please apply online