Coordinates treatment planning and delivery for all program youth and families. Strives to build a partnership between the youth, foster family and discharge resource. Provides individual and family therapy to these assigned youth and their families. Clinicians take a leadership role within a multidisciplinary team. Maintain professionalism in all areas including confidentiality.
HOURS PER WEEK: Exempt
- Regular hours entail 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. Must be flexible to meet program needs.
- Provides weekly individual therapy to program youth and bi-weekly family therapy to program youth’s family using TFFC treatment model which includes Trauma Systems Therapy
- Completes biopsychosocial assessments, mental health assessments, Trauma Systems Therapy treatment plans, and participates in completion of FASP’s for program youth through the State Connections System
- Participates in 24 hour on-call availability on a rotating basis
- Attends weekly clinical team meetings
- Provides record keeping and documentation for all clinical activities (case documentation)
- Support the youth’s adjustment to foster care
- Works in collaboration with the psychiatric nurse practitioner
- Coordinate Treatment based services/supports including school, County Case Workers, Probation, Court, CHAD, and home visits, medical care, as well as other ancillary services
- Responds in a positive and respectful manner to diversity, among the agency’s service population and staff
- Attend required training
- Read required books
- Responsible for complying with rules and regulations governing access to Protected Health Information under HIPAA. Access protected Health Information is limited to the extent required to perform responsibilities herein, 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.
- Master’s degree in social work or related field. LMSW, LMHC, LMFT - strongly preferred
- Experience with using a trauma informed treatment model
- Experience with intensive in-home service model preferred
- Experience treating families, children, and adolescents
- Experience with the administrative components of treatment (case documentation)
- Experience with completing comprehensive mental health assessments and treatment plans
- Experience or familiarity with Connections documentation preferred
- Valid NYS Driver’s License
As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits.
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing.