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Prevention Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor

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New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexities, chronic illnesses, and disabilities throughout the five boroughs. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor to join its Special Medical Prevention Program.

Our Prevention program delivers a range of clinical, case management, and supportive services to families who are child-welfare involved and caring for children diagnosed with chronic or complex medical conditions. The goal is for families to remain intact while ensuring caregivers receive the appropriate support to meet all of their children’s physical, developmental, and mental health needs.

The ideal candidate will be strength-based, trauma-informed, culturally responsive and committed to family preservation and resilience. This is a city-wide home and community-based program and the candidate must have the ability to work independently and flex their hours on weekdays to meet the needs of youth and caregivers. Our hybrid model supports work-from-home when staff are not in the field. This position offers a highly rewarding opportunity to build relationships with underserved families and an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative multidisciplinary team comprised of pediatricians, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, clinicians, case associates, education and resource specialists, and more!

·      Title of Position: Prevention Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor

·      Position Type: Full-time

·      Locations: 37 W 26th St., 11th Floor | New York, NY 10010 | 1775 Grand Concourse, Suite 703 | Bronx, NY 10453

·      Program: Special Medical Prevention Services

NAC provides financial support for social work license (LMSW & LCSW) exam prep courses.

NAC is an approved provider of Continuing Education Credits for NY LMSW and LCSWs.

Description of Responsibilities:

·      Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor provides casework and clinical services to youth and caregivers utilizing individual and family modalities. Coordinates services for a caseload of 8-9 families as recommended by NAC’s multidisciplinary treatment team.

·      Conducts home and community-based visits.

·      Adheres to agency and ACS regulatory requirements related to casework and collateral contacts, Family Team Conferencing, Workforce Institute training, and timely completion of Family Assessment and Service Plans (FASPS) and progress notes in CONNECTIONS.

·      Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor makes adequate use of individual, group and peer supervision, clinical consultation, mental health in-services, and social justice discussion forums.

·      Candidates receive credit toward NYS LCSW and LMHC licensing requirements. Free CEUs are available to licensed social workers (LMSW/LCSW) along with licensing prep courses for MSWs and MHCs who have completed probation.

·      Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor collaborates with psychiatrists, psychologists, pediatricians, nurses, case associates, and resource and education specialists in a dynamic, strength-based interdisciplinary team model.

Required Education and Experience:

·      Master's degree in social work, mental health counseling, public administration, psychology, or a related field

·      Prior experience in preventive services, child welfare, and/or health care preferred

Required Skills:

·      Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills

·      Strong engagement skills

·      Self-awareness and motivation around team building

·      Proficiency in Spanish is preferred (and includes a salary differential)

Additional Benefits

·      A hybrid work model  

·      -Excellent clinical supervision

·      -Professional training and development

·      -Career paths

·      Convenient Midtown Manhattan & Bronx locations

·      -A competitive salary

·      Excellent benefits

New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexities, chronic illnesses, and…

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  • Flexibilidad
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    A Tiempo Completo
  • Educación
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    Maestría/Máster
  • Nivel de Experiencia
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    Intermedio
Salario
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Al menos USD $60.000
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Base on Experience

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·      Proficiency in Spanish is preferred (and includes a salary differential)( Required)

·      Proficiency in Spanish is preferred (and includes a salary differential)( Required)

Ubicación

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Ubicación Asociada
37 W 26th St, New York, NY 10010, USA

Cómo aplicar

How to Apply: 

Please indicate “ Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor “in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Mary Ann Code

Human Resources Department

New Alternatives for Children

Email: hr@nackidscan.org

For information on New Alternatives for Children, Inc., visit our website at www.nackidscan.org

New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

New Alternatives for Children, Inc. was founded on the principle of inclusion. We strive to create and maintain a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace at all levels. It is not enough to serve; we must strive to dismantle oppressive policies and practices.

How to Apply: 

Please indicate “ Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor “in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Mary Ann Code

Human Resources…

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