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The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services Inc. • Manhattan, NY
Posted 25 days ago
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OVERVIEW: The Social Worker is to work in a licensed out-patient mental health clinic that specializes in mental health 14 hours per week and 21 hours per week off site in a high school in the community providing universal and selected services in conjunction with a community board organizing agency. Also providing mental health consultation services at the school.
RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:
Provide individual, family and group therapy to individuals and families at our base clinic and off site at the high school.Provide mental health consultations and workshops at the high school.
Complete intakes, initiated initial treatment plans and review the plan and discharge summaries for clients on caseload
Use evidence based modalities to treat individuals, families, and lead small groups.
Maintain accurate and up-to-date case records, e.g. progress notes, assessments and treatment plans, statistics, and other documentation as required by The Jewish Board, and governmental licensing and funding entities.
Participate in staff meetings, supervision, and continuing education activities.
Other duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS: Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW), with a minimum of one year of relevant experience in a similar setting. Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) certification is required. Must be fluent in the Spanish language. Prior experience with teenagers a plus but not required. Prior experience with substance abuse a plus but not required.
WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL EFFORT:
- The work environment involves walking up 5 flights of stairs in the school. There are no physical risks or hazardous conditions.
- To perform the essential functions of this job, the candidate is routinely required to sit, stand and walk throughout the day.