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Sociotherapist

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Children's Aid
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The Bronx, NY

Children's Aid


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Published 10 days ago

December 20, 2020

Position Summary: Children’s Aid’s foster care program places children with supportive families in their own neighborhoods when their parents cannot offer them the stability, safety, and support they need to thrive. The Foster Care program is prepared to deal with the widest range of child welfare situations—from temporary situations that allow birth families to address issues until they can be reunited, to specialized homes with highly trained foster parents for children who need constant care for chronic medical and developmental conditions, or children reacting to trauma. The Sociotherapist (ST) is in the foster home on a weekly basis to work with the foster parent and the youth. The goal of the ST is to ensure that placements are stable and that the young person and their foster parent are able to work together towards case objectives.

Responsibilities: 

  • Work as member of a team in innovative Treatment/Therapeutic Foster Care program.
  • Responsible for providing Behavior Modification Training and Supportive Counseling to foster parents caring for youth with special needs.  
  • Attend Treatment Team Conferences and Family Team Meeting regarding youth’s needs and services.
  • Assist with monitoring family visits and assisting with the transportation of youth.
  • Facilitate and Support Youth’s attainment of Permanency Goals.
  • Maintain daily progress notes and other written materials.
  • Conduct weekly home visits.
  • Provide counseling and mediation to youth and foster parent.
  • Provide crisis intervention services.
  • Share rotating 24-hour on-call responsibility.
  • Participate in supervision, in-service training, and team meetings.
  • Recertification, Erates, SPR letters.
  • Other duties as necessary for the success of the program.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required; preferably in social work or a related field.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with teens or children with special needs.
  • Experience in working with a team.
  • Knowledge of the Foster Care/Adoption field.
  • Excellent oral, writing and organizational skills.
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) helpful.
  • Basic computer literacy.


Position Summary: Children’s Aid’s foster care program places children with supportive families in their own neighborhoods when their parents cannot offer them the stability, safety, and support they need to thrive. The Foster Care program…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

Benefits:

·       Medical, Vision, Dental

·       403b + employer match

·       Up to 20 vacation days

·       Sick days

·       Personal days

·       Paid holidays

·       Flexible spending accounts (FSA)

·       Pre-tax transportation account

·       Voluntary benefit plans & life insurance

·       Education support program

Benefits:

·       Medical, Vision, Dental

·       403b + employer match

·       Up to 20 vacation days

·       Sick days

·       Personal days

·       Paid holidays

·       Flexible spending accounts (FSA)

·       Pre-tax transportation account…

Location

910 East 172nd Street, The Bronx, NY 10460

How to Apply

https://childrensaidrccorp.peoplefluent.com/res_viewjob.html?optlink-view=view-27128&ERFormID=res_newjoblist&ERFormCode=any

Children’s Aid is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. Qualified candidates from underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

Please apply online through Children’s Aid website – Job ID: 004257

https://childrensaidrccorp.peoplefluent.com/res_viewjob.html?optlink-view=view-27128&ERFormID=res_newjoblist&ERFormCode=any

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