LMSW - Shelter Care Coordinator


Job Type

Full Time

Published:

04/02/2018

Address

115 West 31st Street
New York
NY
10001
United States

Description

The role of the LMSW Shelter Care Coordinator within the Case Management team will be to introduce and provide clinical services and engage individuals and/or families in long term services within the community.


RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Assess the needs of the family and/or individual by completed a psychosocial assessment
  • Engage the families and/or individuals in short term counseling, groups and workshops
  • Refer clients to other service providers within the community for long term services. Collaborate with Win Team and outside agencies engaged with families for follow up and ensure consistency in the delivery of services
  • Provide crisis intervention
  • Identify families and/or individuals who are in need of a higher level of service including; victims of domestic violence, families with active ACS cases, individuals exhibiting signs of mental illness or substance abuse; non-compliant or hostile and aggressive clients
  • Participate in classroom activities in order to observe the children and assist teachers and Recreation staff in developing individual service plans for the children. Engage the parents in development of service plans and refer child for outside services
  • Conduct play therapy groups for children to address issues of trauma. Facilitate workshops and groups to address issues regarding bullying; stigma of living in shelter; conflict resolution and anger management issues; isolation, etc
  • Assist the Head Teachers and After school staff in completing the DECCA and DESSA’s for children in our care. Engage the parent in the assessment process and in establishing a developmental plan for each child
  • Collaborate with DOE, medical and mental health providers, Early Intervention programs, ACS, etc., to ensure the needs of children in our care are address
  • Participate in Social Services and Children & Youth Services Team meetings to address the needs of adults and children receiving clinical services


QUALIFICATIONS


  • LMSW required
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating group therapy and developing group curriculum
  • Experience with standardized assessment tools
  • Experience working with individuals with mental illness and substance abuse, preferably with homeless adults and at risk populations

Benefits

BENEFITS


  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 403B Retirement
  • Direct Deposit
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Commuter Transit Check

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual English and Spanish Helpful

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

http://winnyc.org/

To apply please visit our career page: https://winnyc.hyrell.com/UI/Views/Applicant/VirtualStepCareers.aspx


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