Therapeutic Foster Care Clinician - $56, 476
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinates treatment planning and delivery for all program youth and family. Strives to build a partnership between the youth, foster family and biological family. Provides treatment in the forms of individual and family therapy to these assigned youth and families. Maintains professionalism in all areas including confidentiality.
Flexible schedule to meet program needs including evenings and weekends as needed; regular hours 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday
Participate in on-call rotation and availability to respond in person as needed.
Complete all required clinical sessions as well as documentation (case notes, treatment plans, mental health assessments, etc.) on time
Provide weekly individual therapy and skill building activities to program youth and bi-weekly family therapy to program youth’s family using TFFC treatment model which includes Trauma Systems Therapy
Complete biopsychosocial assessments, mental health assessments, Trauma Systems Therapy treatment plans, substance abuse screening assessments, and participates in completion of FASP’s for program youth through the State Connections System
Participate in 24 hour on-call availability on a rotating basis
Participate in weekly clinical team meetings
Provide record keeping and documentation for all clinical activities (case documentation)
Utilization of interventions drawn from evidence-based psychotherapeutic methodology
Support the youth’s adjustment to foster care
Provide training to foster parents as needed
Works in collaboration with the psychiatric nurse practitioner and provides psychiatric supports
Collaborates with the Health and Wellness Center as needed
Coordinate Treatment based services/supports including school, County Case Workers, Probation, Court, CHAD, and home visits, medical care, as well as other ancillary services
Respond in a positive and respectful manner to diversity, among the agency’s service population and staff
Attend required training
Adhere to professional code of ethics (example: NASW Code of Ethics)
Responsible for complying with rules and regulations governing access to Protected Health Information under HIPAA. Access to Protected Health Information is limited to the extent required to perform responsibilities effectively and efficiently. No access will be permitted unnecessarily These essential job functions 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. LCSW, LMHC, LMSW - Licensure required
Possess the knowledge, attitude, and skills needed to appreciate and encourage diversity
Adhere to agency competencies
Experience using a trauma informed treatment model
Experience providing home-based services preferred
Experience treating families, children, and adolescents
Ability to complete clinical case documentation and treatment planning
Experience completing comprehensive mental health assessments and treatment plans
Valid NYS Driver’s License
Vehicle required: Must be safe and dependable. State law mandates that one’s personal automobile insurance is directly responsible in any vehicle accident. Cayuga Centers vehicle insurance can legally only supplement damages collected by the other party which exceeds one’s insurance coverage
Cayuga Centers advises that he/she let his/her insurance company know if he/she uses his/her vehicle for agency business.
Mileage, tolls, & parking are reimbursed through agency payroll
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.