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    Congratulations to Marjorie Muravina who was hired as a MST-SA Therapist at Montefiore Medical Center/University Behavioral Associates after finding the position on our Job Board. "The site was a key resource for me in what is a particularly competitive job market, especially for those looking for a salaried position in the mental health field that offers clinical hours and supervision. I hope you'll continue to maintain the job board, and I'll absolutely encourage my fellow WSSW alumni to utilize it!" Marjorie Muravina

    Congratulations to Eric Fefferman who was offered a job as a Life Coach with Kulanu. Eric found the position on the Wurzweiler job board. Good luck, Eric!

    Congratulations to Faith Herring, MSW. who was offered a position as a Behavioral Scientist Instructor at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. Faith applied after seeing the job posted on this Job Board. Good luck in your position, Faith!

     

     

    NEW POSTING

    DATE POSTED: July 30, 2015

    POSITION: ASSOCIATE PROGRAM MANAGER

    DETAILS: The Workplace Mentoring Program matches employees from corporations around NYC with junior high and high school students in one-to-one mentoring relationships through structured program activities supported on-site by Program Managers. Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC seeks an Associate Program Manager for the Workplace Mentoring Program with strong case management skills who can cultivate lasting relationships between our corporate sponsors and the schools we work with.  A successful candidate will have strong communication skills, an outgoing personality, excellent presentation skills, and the ability to effectively engage all participants and manage programs. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage site based one-to-one mentoring programs at multiple corporate locations. • Conduct and assess client psychosocial interviews, write assessments and collect supporting information from collaborating schools to determine disposition based on eligibility, needs, goals, and/or acceptance for agency services. • Conduct ongoing direct communication with School Coordinators and Principals to provide accurate agency and program info. • Work with corporations and schools to develop individualized program and plan • Facilitate all program functions and group activities based on designed curriculum. • Conduct outreach to volunteers, including site community presentations and partnerships with local businesses and colleges. • Facilitate orientations for potential volunteers, youth participants, and their parents/guardians. • Match youth with adult volunteers in one to one mentoring relationships. • On-site supervision of matches on program days; provide support and additional training to volunteers. Monitor closely for clinical and safety issues that may arise. Intervene and engage parents, provide referrals to appropriate external community resources. • Maintain professional records of all case supervision contacts. • Coordinate and participate in conferences with school personnel for individual youth as needed • Participate in interdepartmental events and teams • Other agency and program related duties as assigned

    QUALIFICATIONS: Master of Social Work preferred • 1-2 years social work experience preferred with a Master's Degree • 3-4 years social work experience preferred with a Bachelors Degree •    Interviewing, assessment, outreach, advocacy, organizational skills, strong written and verbal skills, program management and computer knowledge. Excellent public speaking skills required

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please submit your resume and cover letter to bbbsresume@bigsnyc.org. In the subject please put "Associate Program Manager-WMC". Resumes submitted without a cover letter will NOT be reviewed. EOE. No phone calls please.

     

    DATE POSTED: July 30, 2015

    POSITION: ASSOCIATE PROGRAM MANAGER-Community Based Mentoring

    DETAILS: Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC seeks a service oriented Program Manager to join our proven evidenced-based, community-based mentoring program. The ideal candidate has case management experience, and is a dynamic communicator with a desire to learn more about how mentoring has the power to change lives! Responsibilities included interviewing and assessing program candidates, creating mentorships, advising matches through on-going support and supervision and facilitating group activities.

    RESPONSIBILITIES: Conduct client and parent psychosocial interviews, write assessments and collect supporting information from collaborating agencies, schools, etc. to determine disposition based on eligibility, needs, goals, and/or acceptance for agency services. • Match youth with adult volunteers in one-to-one mentoring relationships. • Provide on-going supervision and support.  Monitor one-to-one matches by phone and in-person meetings; maintain professional records of all case supervision contacts.  Monitor closely for clinical and safety issues that may arise. • Regularly evaluate matched clients based on agency guidelines and specific program goals to assess outcomes. • Lead educational and recreational group activities and/or special projects for participating matches and parents based on emerging needs. • Act as client advocate for youth and families including information and referral, crisis intervention, and short term counseling. • Conduct outreach presentations to external community agencies for appropriate client referrals. • Act as liaison between matches and Marketing/PR staff. • Perform other agency and program related duties as needed. • Report to supervisor on program progress and professional performance. • Supervise a caseload of clients and volunteers.

    QUALIFICATIONS: BA Required; MSW or Master's Degree Preferred • 2 years of social work experience preferred • Experience working with youth preferred, case notes, computer knowledge, organizational skills and writing ability; ability to manage programs and effectively work with clients.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please submit your resume and cover letter to bbbsresume@bigsnyc.org. Please include "Associate Program Manager- Community Based Mentoring" in the subject line. Applications without a cover letter will NOT be reviewed. EOE/AA Employer. No phone calls please.

     

    DATE POSTED: July 16, 2015

    POSITION: Clinical Supervisor

    DETAILS: The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for managing the daily clinical and managerial activities of providing Attachment Bio-Behavioral Catch Up (ABC) to families in Brownsville, Brooklyn. In this role, the Clinical Supervisor hires, supervises, and evaluates parent coaches. The Clinical Supervisor will participate in and directly observe clinical and case management delivery of services through regular and frequent interface with program staff; will ensure staff compliance with clinical and case management policies and procedures; develop and maintain quality improvement processes for clinical and case management functions and services; participate in intake/screening process, assign intakes, and when necessary conduct intakes, if applicable; work closely with the University of Delaware team to coordinate and, later, adapt and administer, ABC training for all program staff; ensure that requests for records/reports are completed in a timely manner; attend required meetings and trainings as appropriate; and participate in other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS: LCSW, licensed in New York • Clinical supervisory experience strongly preferred, but will consider professionals who possess minimum 2-4 years of prior experience in leadership or management capacity; • Demonstrated awareness of, sensitivity to, and competence in dealing with cultural and socioeconomic diversity of client population; • Experience with culturally diverse high-risk families, providing short-term counseling and case management services; • Experience with at-risk children highly desirable; • Must be able to apply clinical judgment, ethics and accountability to formulate best practices in quality of intervention; • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; • Compatibility with Power of Two's purpose, goals, philosophy and approach; • Bilingual English/Spanish skills a plus, but not required.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Prospective candidates can submit their resume and cover letter to erasma@montinyc.com

     

    PREVIOUS POSTINGS

    DATE POSTED: June 29, 2015

    POSITION: Director, Liberty Partnership Program

    DETAILS: The Hunter College Liberty Partnership Program is a comprehensive youth development and drop-out prevention program located in two Manhattan High Schools. A comprehensive universal program that provides: counseling, tutoring, college and workforce preparation services as well as a mentoring component, recreational and cultural opportunities.  Students reside in a range of communities in NYC.

    RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversees operation and functioning of the program: including supervision of clerical staff, volunteers and undergraduate interns, (includes classroom instruction.) administrative and program supervision and support to professional staff and works in collaboration with them to ensure program effectiveness and implementation. Responsible for preparing contract reports and proposals, budget management,  contact with external stakeholders, funding agency and advisory board, develop and implement evaluation plan, development and implementation of new and ongoing programs, liaison to Hunter College departments as relates to collaboration with LPP, recruitment, training and supervision of more than 75 undergraduate students who provide mentoring and tutoring support.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Ideal candidate will have a Master's degree in Social Work and LMSW with over 4 years contract and program management experience, knowledge of public schools and school reform initiatives.  Experience in budget creation and management, supervision, proposal writing , proven track record working with and in collaborative school based programs or similar work environment and understanding of positive youth development, excellent writing, communication and computer skills; ability to multitask and work in collaborative style with school personnel.

    SALARY: Salary commensurate with education and experience, excellent benefits.

    START DATE: September

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: RF CUNY: Personnel Vacancy Notice (PVN) ID HC-1506-000574. Go to, www.rfcuny.org, Click on: About RF, Careers, Instruction & Social Service, Program Director, Liberty Partnership Program, Apply.

     

    DATE POSTED: June 23, 2015

    POSITION: Social Worker

    DETAILS: Openings for Social Workers to manage caseloads of elderly individuals who are the beneficiaries of financial aid and/or supportive services.

    Position will require home visits and team meetings. Catchment areas include the 5 boroughs of NYC, NJ & Conn.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Interested candidates must possess: • MSW • Car and valid driver's license • Excellent writing and interpersonal skills.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: If interested please email a resume to viphcs@yahoo.com

     

    DATE POSTED: June 23, 2015

    POSITION: Associate Executive Director for Program and Volunteer Services

    DETAILS: The Associate Executive Director (AED) will report to the Executive Director and be a member of the senior management team. Working with a motivated and dedicated staff, the AED will have overall strategic and operational responsibilities for the program areas that utilize volunteers. These areas include - Volunteer Services, Friendly Visiting, and Community Services. The AED will also oversee all the programming and services for DOROT Westchester. The AED will also oversee program evaluation. The evaluation role is an important one, and the AED will lead the DOROT staff in quantifying results and showing the impact of the important services that DOROT provides to New York's elderly.

    This is a career opportunity for an entrepreneurial and mission-driven professional who wants to bring creativity and thought leadership to the field of aging services. Building on DOROT's almost four decades of success and its financial stability, the AED will seek out new initiatives to improve the lives of DOROT's clients and to address the challenges of an aging society.

    RESPONSIBLITIES:

    Leadership and Management

    •Collaborate with the senior management team and members of the Board of Directors to create new program initiatives and long-range plans aligned with DOROT's mission, overall strategic direction, vision, guiding principles and core values to meet the changing needs of older adults and the volunteer corps. • In conjunction with the AED for Programs, serve as staff liaison to the Board's Program Committee. • Provide leadership, supervision and operational assistance to Program Directors and other direct reports. Work with staff to establish program priorities, budgets and work plans. • Manage four direct reports and an overall staff of 22; manage a budget of approximately $2 Million.

    Program Evaluation

    • Establish and manage program impact and evaluation initiative, including data collection systems, longitudinal evaluation and all activities relating to program evaluation and measurement. • Serve as the senior program staff member on the database implementation, utilization and evaluation team.

    Program Development

    The AED will supervise the following program areas: • Friendly Visiting Program • Community Services Department • Volunteer Services Department • DOROT Westchester • Program Evaluation

    Fundraising and Development

    • Work closely with the Development team to formulate grant proposals as well as interim and final reports. • Oversee the implementation of program grants and ensure that grant deliverables are met.

    QUALIFICATIONS: • Ten or more years of program management and senior leadership experience in a social service agency that focuses on aging. Possess a proven record of conceptualizing and implementing innovative ideas. • Direct experience leading a staff; have a desire and ability to foster a spirit of collaboration and team building with a diverse staff and lay leadership. • Strong management and analytical skills; good instincts, sound judgment and experience recommending efficient and sound operational procedures and practices. • Have an understanding of program evaluation techniques and methodologies. Including data analytics with an ability to think critically about database functionality and reporting. • Possess a proven ability to think strategically and creatively while being flexible and creative when addressing challenges. • A comprehensive understanding of social service program implementation, volunteer management, program evaluation, and experience in the field of aging is preferred. • Have a passion, warmth and sensitivity for DOROT's mission along with a deep understanding of Jewish values and the community. • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Master's degree in relevant discipline strongly preferred.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to

    DRG - Executive Search Consultants

    275 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016 or

    Email: DOROT@drgnyc.com or

    Fax: (212) 983-1687

     

    DATE POSTED: June 23, 2015

    POSITION: LMSW

    DETAILS: KIP (Kull Initiative for Psychotherapy) is seeking 2-3 highly qualified LMSWs to join our postgraduate fellows program, starting in July or September. These are part-time, fee-for-service positions that meet hour requirements for New York State clinical licensure. Accepted applicants will provide clinical services to individuals, couples/families, and/or groups in a small, private psychotherapeutic setting, participate in weekly supervision (individual and group), and receive training on the theory and practice of psychotherapy (total hours are approximately 10-15 hours per week). While we encourage all qualified candidates to apply, we are specifically in need of applicants with interest in any of the following areas: •LGBT populations •Cognitive-behavioral treatment •Addictions

    QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a recent graduate of an accredited social work graduate program, have an LMSW in New York State by start date, and be able to commit 10-15 hours per week to fulfill required licensure hours.

    Preferred: • Demonstrate basic skills and experience in providing individual clinical services • Serious interest in pursuing a career as a psychotherapist • Strong interest and/or experience in specializing in a particular population or clinical approach (e.g., couples, CBT, psychodynamic) • Willing to stay with KIP until completion of licensure hours and maintain a relationship with the organization upon completion • Those with part-time jobs and/or have flexibility to meet with clients at different times of the day. At a minimum, associates should be available two days a week (i.e., one early morning/afternoon, and one evening) to complete clinical and educational hours.

    Fees and Compensation: There are no training fees associated with the program. Fellows will be paid a flat fee for licensure qualifying hours worked and there are no additional benefits. Opportunities for advancement within the organization are available based upon yearly performance reviews.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Candidates from underrepresented groups who meet qualifications are strongly encouraged to apply.

    PLEASE SEND RESUME (WITH TWO REFERENCES) AND COVER LETTER TO: INFO@KIPTHERAPY.COM

    DATE POSTED: June 10, 2015

    POSITION: Social Worker

    DETAILS: Seeking dynamic candidates for our exciting and fast pace positions in discharge planning. (Masters level licensed position). This is a medical model where the goal is discharge planning for the Social Worker.

    1. The focus is crisis intervention towards appropriate and safe discharge plans.

    2. Providing directions to patients to the next level of care or services.

    3. Placement for patients that need post care to acute rehabilitation, nursing home, adult senior living homes and others.

    4. Services for patients that present with child and elder abuse, domestic violence, substance abuse, displacement, mental health and other medical issues that have a major impact on life situations.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should be creative and able to initiative with a sense of urgency. Knowledge in crisis intervention and experience in end of life/palliative care. NYS Licensure.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Email resume and cover letter to: mjs9010@nyp.org

    New York Hospital Queens

    Case Management/Social Work Department

    56-45 Main Street

    Flushing, NY 11355

     

    DATE POSTED: June 3, 2015

    POSITION: Licensed Social Worker

    DETAILS: Position open for a licensed social worker in adult medical day care center in Parsippany, NJ. Starting at 15-20 hours/week, with possibility of increased hours as client base expands. Contact alwayshomeadc@gmail.com with resume.


    DATE POSTED: May 28, 2015

    POSITION: Program Officer- Social Welfare

    DETAILS: The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, Inc.  (Claims Conference), an international non-profit organization headquartered in New York, was established  in 1951 to negotiate a program  of indemnification for material damages to Jewish individuals and to the Jewish people caused by Germany through the Holocaust.  This respected organization administers several major programs for the benefit of Holocaust survivors worldwide and actively negotiates with the German government. We are currently recruiting for the position of Social Welfare Program Officer in our Institutional Allocations Department. This position will involve some travel.

    Responsibilities: Assisting potential applicants in the development of grant proposals; • Reviewing grant applications and preparing applications for presentation to the Board of Directors; • Monitoring the implementation of grants including assuring budgetary and programmatic compliance.

    QUALIFICATIONS: A graduate degree, a minimum of 4 years grant  making experience and/or 4 years of experience developing/supervising social welfare programs, preferably for the elderly;• Strong quantitative and analytic  skills;• Strong  written and oral communication skills;•  Proficiency in Microsoft  Word, Excel and Access;• Conversancy in French and/or Spanish is strongly preferred.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: To apply please contact Human Resources at jobs@claimscon.org.  No phone calls please.  Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

     

    DATE POSTED: May 28, 2015

    POSITION: Care Coordinator - Temporary 6 month assignment - Full-time

    DETAILS: Work in a team that includes professionals and peers to engage clients in recovery and support the integration of mental and physical health services. Specific duties include but are not limited to:  represents   MHA  and  conducts outreach and engagement activities with new and potential clients; assists client in completing applications  for entitlements and services; maintains accurate and timely documentation;  acts in compliance  with confidentiality  and HIPAA  regulations,  shares crisis  intervention/emergency info  with providers; assists client in making appointments via reminders and accompanies when needed; monitors client's follow-through with appointments;  tracks   client's   admissions   and   discharges   and follow-ups   with  client  or  family  on  use  of  referrals;   assists  in completing documentation as needed.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Two years experience providing direct services or in a substantial number of activities to adults. The following may be substituted for this requirement: One year of care management  experience and an Associate's Degree in a health or human services field; or one year  of care management experience and an additional year of experience in other activities with the target  population;  or  a Bachelor's or Master's Degree which includes a practicum encompassing  a  substantial  number of activities with the target population. Experience working with a diverse population.  Must be accepting and respectful for individual's right to determine their life  choices;  empathetic; willing to learn from consumers and families. Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills. Spanish-speaking a plus. Valid driver's license. This is a 6 month temporary assignment with future funding anticipated.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: If interested please send resume and salary requirements by 6/4/15 to: Mental Health Association of Rockland County, Inc.

    Attention: Human Resources

    140 Route 303

    Valley Cottage, NY 10989

    Fax#: 845-267-2169

    E-Mail: dumontn@mharockland.org

     

    DATE POSTED: May 28, 2015

    POSITION: Care Manager - Temporary 6 month assignment - Full-time

    DETAILS: Engages client in care management  services; completes assessments and approves  applications  for  services  and  entitlements;  represents MHA  and attends meetings in the community as needed; participates in care reviews, staff development programs and attends scheduled staff meetings;  maintains accurate and timely documentation to effectively complete varied assignments within established time frames; with client's input, creates individualized plans of care; consults with team members and  other specialists; prepares crisis intervention  plans and provide crisis intervention  as  required;  assists  in discharge planning during a client's hospitalization and provides follow-up care as needed; assists clients and family members with concern and empathy to support treatment; and performs additional related duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, rehabilitation, nursing  or closely related field and four (4) years of experience in care management or related work or a Master's degree in social work, psychology, rehabilitation, nursing or closely related field and two (2) years of experience in care management or related work. Experience working with a diverse population. Spanish speaking a plus.  Valid driver's license.  This is a 6 month temporary assignment with future funding anticipated.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: If interested please send resume and salary requirements by 6/4/15 to: Mental Health Association of Rockland County, Inc.

    Attention: Human Resources

    140 Route 303

    Valley Cottage, NY 10989

    Fax#: 845-267-2169

    E-Mail: dumontn@mharockland.org

     

    DATE POSTED: May 28, 2015

    POSITION: Outreach Worker (2) - Temporary 6 month assignment - Full-time

    DETAILS: Promote Adult Care Management and provide outreach, crisis counseling services, information and referral services to chronically ill adults in Rockland County. Specific duties include but are not limited to: tracking the number of outreach clients converted to an enrolled status; ensuring all consents are signed and  dated; completing initial intake, including intake assessments; entering all intake data into the Foothold electronic record;  discharging outreach clients when appropriate; participating in  staff ·development  programs and  attending scheduled meetings; acting in compliance  with confidentiality and HIPAA regulations when sharing crisis intervention/emergency info with providers.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Sales experience strongly preferred. Education or experience in a human services or communications field preferred. Strong outreach and engagement skills and ability to talk with people   from diverse backgrounds. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Experience in mental health or Medicaid counseling a plus. Spanish speaking a plus. Valid driver's license.  Some evening or weekend hours may be required. This is a 6 month temporary assignment with future funding anticipated.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: If interested please send resume and salary requirements by 6/4/15 to: Mental Health Association of Rockland County, Inc.

    Attention: Human Resources

    140 Route 303

    Valley Cottage, NY 10989

    Fax#: 845-267-2169

    E-Mail: dumontn@mharockland.org

     

    DATE POSTED: May 27, 2015

    POSITION: Social Worker

    DETAILS: COPAY Inc. is currently seeking a  highly motivated/dedicated Bilingual   (English/Spanish) Clinician to join our multidisciplinary clinical  treatment team.  The Clinician will conduct individual, group and family therapy, psycho-education,  assessments and diagnosis, treatment plans and case  management. Must meet deadlines for all documentation  and paperwork requirements.

    QUALIFICATIONS: New MSW Graduate, or LMSW, LCSW. BILINGUAL (English/Spanish)

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Submit resume and cover letter to: COPAYIncGN@AOL.COM<https://> or  FAX to: 516-482-3146, <https://>  ATTN: Ruth.  Must be fully fluent in both English & Spanish. May graduates are encouraged to apply.

     

    DATE POSTED: May 27, 2015

    POSITION: Social Worker

    DETAILS: Centers Plan for Healthy Living is seeking a Social Worker to formulate plans to provide oversight for the assistance of patients and their families in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary team. Provides social services support to the patient and/or caregiver as identified.  Provide support to members who are transitioning from an acute care facility back to the community.  Provides support for nursing staff in day-to-day care management activities as needed.  The Social Worker reports to Supervisor of Care Management and shares a collaborative relationship with the Clinical Team Managers and rest of clinical team.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Knowledgeable of the National Association (NASW) of Social Worker's Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice and strives to maintain that level of professional self-awareness.• Knowledgeable of the privacy practice as set forth by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) and applies those practices to verbal, written and technological sharing of all patient information.• Performs an assessment of patient specific social, emotional and community service needs.• Works with interdisciplinary care team in creating a plan of care for a member to help improve health outcomes• Identifies caregiver support needs in order to promote the psychosocial wellbeing and safety of the patient in their own environment.•Evaluates the appropriateness of an ongoing intervention and assess for the need to continue and/or change the intervention in order to promote a positive clinical outcome of that intervention.• Assessments and evaluations may be performed within the patient's home, in the office or by telephone based on the patient and/or caregiver need.• Facilitates the enrollment and continuation of available community resources to support the patient's identified needs.• Promote patient self-reliance and protection through the provision of community-based services.• Promote the collaborative care relationship between the patient, the caregiver and the community resource.• Assists with the coordination of the patient's health care and social service needs to optimize measurable clinical outcomes.• Establishes and maintains a cooperative flow of communication with the appropriate acute care and sub-acute care institutions, physician office practices, and community organizations.• Engages in those activities required to develop and maintain a current database and materials related to community accessible care management resources.• Provides resource information and training to nursing staff as needed.• Assists where needed in the 24/7 Caregiver Support Program.• Assists with the arranging of the patients' medical appointments and transportation services as an extension of the community nurse function.• Coordinates use of Community Center facilities and professional staffing needs under the guidance of the Supervisor of care Management.

    Additional responsibilities may include: Prepares monthly statistics for reporting purposes within the organization• Demonstrates the primary goal of consumer satisfaction by interacting positively with patients, their caregivers, patient care providers and providers.•  Completes daily activities in a professional, respectful, courteous, confidential, and caring manner.• Develops and maintains a professional collaborative relationship with community partners.• Maintains a comprehensive understanding of the member health contracts associated with patients identified as eligible for Medicaid and Medicare. • Maintains a cooperative communication flow relating to the ongoing internal changes within the management processes.• Utilizes a cooperative and respectful presence in the communication, organization and follow thru in a team-oriented environment.• Participates in continuing education activities.• Participates in established CQI activities • Performs other duties as assigned

    QUALIFICATIONS: Four-year college degree in Sociology, Social Work or Psychology preferred • Bilingual: English/ Spanish strongly preferred• Strong knowledge base and experience in local social service agencies• Experience in a medical environment preferred especially Medicaid and Medicare• Proficiency with personal computers and business software (Microsoft Office)• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

    Preferred Qualification: Bilingual representatives preferred; Mandarin and/or Cantonese

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please send a resume with cover letter to: Cynthia Bryant, Recruiter, Centers Plan for Healthy Living LLC at cbryant@centersplan.com.  Interviews will be held at our corporate office which is located at 75 Vanderbilt Avenue 6th floor, Staten Island NY 10304. Only qualified applicants will be considered.

     

    DATE POSTED: May 12, 2015

    POSITION: Request for Service Specialist (50% Time)/Case Manager, Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services Program (50% Time)

    DETAILS: The Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut (CGC), a non-profit mental health agency, serving children, adolescents and families in Stamford, Greenwich, Darien and New Canaan Connecticut, seeks an enthusiastic, organized, detail-oriented person, with good family engagement skills, to fill two key roles. The position presents the opportunity to work in a mission driven organization with a staff dedicated to helping children, adolescents and families.

    Responsibilities: Serving as both a Request for Services (RFS) Specialist and Case Manager in the Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services Program (EMPS), the ideal candidate will promote the agency's commitment to excellence in the provision of mental health services that are child-focused, family-centered, culturally competent and sensitive, and strength based. The RFS Specialist / EMPS Case Manager, will work in collaboration with psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and other Master's level clinicians, clinical trainees, and administrative staff.

    As RFS Specialist s/he will skillfully and promptly respond to calls from families and community professionals, obtaining the information required to link the family to the appropriate CGC program, assuring timely access to mental health diagnostic and treatment services.

    As an EMPS Case Manager s/he will work with the mobile crisis team in families' homes, schools and at other community agencies, providing case management services that are flexible, responsive to the individual needs of each child and family and support the therapeutic goals of crisis stabilization and safety.

    All services will be provided in compliance with national, state, and grant requirements and professional best practice standards. .Specific responsibilities of this combined position include: • Answering, screening and triaging calls from families seeking services utilizing a family engagement framework. • Responding to calls from professionals inquiring about referrals • Scheduling intake and first treatment appointments, helping families identify and resolve potential impediments to keeping appointments at the scheduled time • Collaborating with EMPS clinical staff in conducting emergency evaluations • Helping families identify Case Management Goals integrated into the Child and Family's Crisis Stabilization and Safety Plans • Fostering the family's knowledge and skills to advocate more independently with community agencies, schools, etc. • Actively participating in interdisciplinary treatment planning team meetings, supervision and other staff development activities • Developing and maintaining positive collaborative relationships with referral sources, community agencies and professionals to enhance resources to meet the needs of clients • Utilizing the agency's electronic clinical record system to ensure proper and timely completion of clinical documentation, program statistics, and outcome data • Assisting in preparation of agency reports, statistics and proposals • Other related activities as required.

    QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will be highly organized and detail oriented • Able to multi-task, prioritize assignments, work independently and as part of a team• A talented professional with a passion and commitment to working with children, adolescents and families • Effective and engaging in interactions with families and colleagues • An open learner, committed to excellence, who is self-reflective and caring, while able to maintain professional boundaries with patients • A strong believer in the agency's mission, core values and principles of practice. Bachelor's Degree, preferably with a mental health related major • Minimum 1 year relevant experience including work in a mental health setting • Familiarity with community service systems; mental health diagnosis and treatment required • English and Spanish fluency required;  bicultural candidates with Haitian Creole fluency, or fluency in another language widely spoken in our community, a plus (EOE) • Experience working with patients from culturally diverse backgrounds, and the ability to demonstrate cultural competence and sensitivity required • Strong computer skills required; familiarity with Electronic Clinic Record Systems a plus • Valid driver's license and a car required to provide services in families' homes and attend meetings in the community • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Resume and cover letter required. Letter should indicate:

    1. The title of the position for which you are applying 2. Why you are interested in the position 3. How your education, professional and life experiences have prepared you to succeed in this position. Email to  generalmailbox@childguidancect.org or mail to, DM, Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut, 103 West Broad St./ Stamford, CT 06902. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

     

    DATE POSTED: May 12, 2015

    POSITION: Case Manager - Bilingual Korean (Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC)

    DETAILS:  Conduct client and parent psychosocial interviews, write assessments and collect supporting information from collaborating agencies, schools, etc. to determine disposition based on eligibility, needs, goals, and/or acceptance for agency services. •Match youth with adult volunteers in one-to-one mentoring relationships. •Provide on-going supervision and support.  Monitor one-to-one matches by phone and in-person meetings; maintain professional records of all case supervision contacts.  Monitor closely for clinical and safety issues that may arise. •Regularly evaluate matched clients based on agency guidelines and specific program goals to assess outcomes. •Lead educational and recreational group activities and/or special projects for participating matches and parents based on emerging needs. •Act as client advocate for youth and families including information and referral, crisis intervention, and short term counseling. •Conduct outreach presentations to external community agencies for appropriate client referrals. •Act as liaison between matches and Marketing/PR staff. •Perform other agency and program related duties as needed. •Report to supervisor on program progress and professional performance. • Supervise a caseload of clients and volunteers.

    QUALIFICATIONS: BA Required; MSW or Master's Degree Preferred • 2 years of social work experience preferred • Experience working with youth preferred, case notes, computer knowledge, organizational skills and writing ability; ability to manage programs and effectively work with clients. • Bilingual Korean and English

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please submit your resume and cover letter to bbbsresume@bigsnyc.org  Please include "Case Manager - Bilingual Korean" in the subject line. Applications without a cover letter will NOT be reviewed. EOE/AA Employer. No phone calls please.

     

    DATE POSTED: May 12, 2015

    POSITION: Senior Center Director (in the southern Brooklyn area)

    DETAILS: Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island is seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Center Director position in the southern Brooklyn area. 

    The position of Senior Center Director includes (but is not limited to) the following:• community outreach to assure that contractually required numbers of seniors regularly attend and participate at the senior center; • planning, implementing and managing all the meal service, healthy aging, educational, recreational and case management services provided at a senior center; • assuring full quality compliance with the contractually required standards and procedures for these programs (including accurate recordkeeping and timely reporting utilizing both manual and computerized systems required by JCCGCI and its funding sources); • identifying the best prices for all food and other items required by the senior center;• maintaining the highest standards of Kashrus at the senior center;• ensuring that expenditures are within budget and purchases are made in accordance to regulations; • assuring customer satisfaction; • establishing collaborative relations with other service providers to enhance services available at the senior center; • assuring compliance with Building, Fire and Health Department Codes;• collaborating with local community organizations and elected public officials; • assisting with resource development and fundraising activities to help maintain and expand senior center activities;• supervising and motivating senior center staff to assure optimum performance; and • identifying and implementing new and innovative programming at the senior center. 

    QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should have a MSW (Masters of Social Work), MPA (Masters of Public Administration) or similar degree and/or appropriate successful prior experience; excellent oral and written communication, managerial, supervisory and computer skills. Practical knowledge and strict personal observance of kashrus laws is important. Senior Center Directors are required to have a NYC Department of Health Food Handler's Certificate (candidates who do not already have one would have to secure one). Ability to speak Russian is preferred for this position.

    The position is full time (part time is not an option) Monday - Friday (several Sundays a year are also required as make-up days for extra holiday closings) and offers compensation and benefits including health insurance (with employee contribution).

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Qualified candidates should send their resumes with a cover letter specifying their salary requirements to: Grace Brandi, Supervising Senior Center Director, JCCGCI, at: careers@jccgci.org

     

    DATE POSTED: May 12, 2015

    POSITION: Homecare Case Management Social Worker

    DETAILS: The position of Homecare Case Management Social Worker includes (but is not limited to) the following responsibilities:•  Conducting home assessments and reassessments of senior citizen homecare clients residing throughout Brooklyn (most are concentrated in southern Brooklyn neighborhoods)•  Assessments and reassessments in include (but not be limited to) verifying and documenting each clients eligibility for homecare services; assessing their functional score to determine what level and frequency of homecare services they require •  Identifying unmet needs of each Homecare client (in addition to Homecare, such as health, social, mental health, financial, quality of life and other needs) • Making every effort to assure that the unmet needs of each client are responded to through information, referrals, advocacy and/or direct intervention by the social worker• Interacting with each clients family as needed to address issues affecting the health and welfare and quality of life of the client• Maintaining ongoing contact with clients as needed and assuring that clients are reassessed as quickly as possible if their health or functionality changes• Reporting on a timely basis any changes in each client's Homecare eligibility and functional scores to JCCGCI Homecare staff• Scheduling home visits to clients in as efficient manner as possible to enable as many clients as possible to be assessed and reassessed• Recording of relevant information about clients and assessment and reassessment outcomes in JCCGCI's management information system.

    The quality of performance of the Homecare Case Management Social Worker will be assessed based on the following criteria: • Is the Social Worker scheduling home visits in as effective manner as possible and visiting as many clients as possible?• Are the assessments and reassessments complete, accurate and include all required documentation?• Are functional score assessments of each Homecare client accurate?• Are functional score assessments adjusted on a timely basis whenever client's health and functionality change?• Is the Social Worker adequately addressing the non-Homecare needs of each client?• Is the Social Worker developing a positive relationship with each client (e.g. do clients want the Social Worker to return to visit them)?• Is the Social Worker recording the details and documentation of each visit on a timely basis in JCCGCI's management information system.

    Supervision: The Homecare Case Management Social Worker will be supervised by the JCCGCI Homecare Social Work Coordinator

    Schedule: Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm and Friday 9:00AM-2:00PM, or as determined by the Executive Director

    QUALIFICATIONS: Must hold a MSW degree.  Must have a friendly disposition and caring attitude towards senior citizens and be able to work well with others. Ability to make determinations of best procedures and practices to attain goals of the position. Ability to communicate in Yiddish helpful. Out of respect for many of our Holocaust survivor clients, the Homecare Social Worker is expected to dress in accordance with the modesty requirements of Orthodox Jewish tradition (for guidelines, see: http://www.modestworld.com/laws.asp).

    Computer Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, WordPerfect, and data entry; basic knowledge of computer networking processes

    Working Conditions: Occasionally called upon to work overtime or odd schedules (e.g. when outreach is best accomplished after-hours or on weekends). Social worker travels to clients to conduct assessments and provide case management assistance.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island (JCCGCI) seeks additional social workers to provide assessment, monitoring and case management services to frail Holocaust survivors receiving homecare services through our agency. Interested candidates (who meet the qualifications delineated below) should please forward their resume along with a cover letter (including their salary requirements) to Aliza Kelman, at a.kelman@jccgci.org

     

    DATE POSTED: May 12, 2015

    POSITION: Director, Social Services, CRF- House East, LLC

    DETAILS: Assist homeless families with relocation into permanent housing; identify, research and disseminate information on, and making use of, housing resources; and facilitate a smooth transition for families who are relocated.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:Initiate, develop and maintain relationships with housing resources and advocacy groups such as NYCHA, EARP, SIP and other organizations to share information on current and future housing resources and to assure that clients transition to permanent housing and reduce the length of time families are homeless.• In collaboration with Relocation Support Program staff, coordinate and conduct Housing Empowerment Workshops to empower residents in their search for permanent housing and to provide information on housing.• Monitor the submission and processing of clients' housing applications to ensure clients; timely access to all appropriate housing options.• Research housing resources to increase clients' housing options.  Assess clients' housing history and other relevant factors in order to assist caseworkers in the development of individual service plans.• Ensure the timely collection, preparation and analysis of rehousing information to generate routine and as-needed reports, to evaluate program performance and to facilitate short and long-term planning for both individual clients and for rehousing services.• Guide and prepare clients for interviews with landlords, building managers and tenant groups to ensure that they are able to represent their interests in the search for permanent housing.  Assist clients in viewing and inspecting available housing, both public and private, to ensure they are relocated to appropriate and code-compliant housing.• Advocate for and assist clients to obtain rent monies, leases and furniture grants, link with Lend-A-Hand, and to monitor apartment repairs progress in order to expedite clients' move to permanent housing.• Facilitate additional groups, as designated, to address family issues, enhance life skills, and assist families in achieving self-sufficiency and a successful transition to permanent housing.

    PRINCIPAL RELATIONSHIPS:• Regular contact with staff and volunteers working within Department to provide and obtain information.• Frequent contacts with outside agencies including government agencies and housing resource and advocacy groups to facilitate the process of clients securing permanent housing.

    QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma required. Associates or Bachelor's degree preferred. A minimum of one-year experience related to housing for homeless or low- income populations required.  Experience in-group facilitation, housing advocacy, working with the homeless population and casework is preferred. Knowledge of housing issues is essential.  Knowledge of building codes, tenant and landlord laws are desirable.  Strong written and oral communication skills. Effective interpersonal skills to interact with clients, external partners, agencies and others to assure clients' housing needs are met.  Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.  Knowledge of office systems including databases; MS-Office preferred. Other Requirements (including Physical Demands). Travel within New York City required.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please submit resume and cover letter via email to hr@icahnhouse.org OR apply online at https://children-rescue-fund.hiringthing.com/job/14360/housing- relocation-specialist   

     

    DATE POSTED: May 1, 2015

    POSITION: Clinical Supervisor     

    DETAILS: Under the supervision of the Director, the Clinical supervisor will be responsible for providing oversight for the day to day operation of the article 31 Clinic.

    LOCATION: This position is located at BAC's Article 31 Mental Health clinic in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

    QUALIFICATIONS: •LCSW with at least 2-3 years of supervisory experience preferred  • Strong clinic knowledge required • Knowledge of OMH regulations required • Knowledge of Evidence Based Practices (Seeking Safety, Motivational Interviewing, Health Belief Model, CBT)

    SKILLS: • SIFI Certification a plus • Spanish Speaking a plus **Hispanic/Latino professionals are encouraged to apply as this culturally matches the populations we serve at this site.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please send all inquiries and your resume with a cover letter to ESunshine@BAC-NY.org   

     

    DATE POSTED: May 1, 2015

    POSITION: Clinical Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor/Therapist

    DETAILS: Provide comprehensive clinical services to individuals enrolled in the Article 31 clinic. Provide individual and group therapy to a caseload of clients, screen clients for mental health disorders, provide comprehensive assessments, develop initial treatment plans, administer appropriate behavioral interventions and provide crisis intervention as needed. Identify and work intensively with high risk clients, develop appropriate safety plans as warranted.  Collaborate with psychiatric providers and collateral providers to ensure concrete and psychiatric needs are met.

    QUALIFICATIONS: LMHC/LMSW/LCSW.  Bilingual (Spanish Speaking preferred).  Experience in assessment, diagnosis, and psychotherapy required.

    LOCATION:  This position is located at our Article 31 clinic in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please send all inquiries and your resume and cover letter to:  esunshine@bac-ny.org

     

    DATE POSTED: May 1, 2015

    POSITION: Court Advocate

    DETAILS: The Osborne Association, Inc., a nonprofit criminal justice organization with its main office in the Bronx, is seeking a Court Advocate. Responsibilities:  Report to the Program Director, Court Advocacy Services; supports defense counsel by conducting a psychosocial assessment of the client; works with the client to develop a client specific service plan; advocates before the court and with District Attorney and the Department of Probation.  Prepares and submits to defense counsel, judge and district attorney written work product. Supports the client during the implementation of the plan.  Monitors clients by liaising with treatment providers and providing reports to the court, the District Attorney's office and probation.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work, or Forensic Psychology. Master's degree in Social Work with Social Work license (LMSW or LCSW)  with Seminar in Field Instruction (SIFI) is highly desirable. One to two years of progressively responsible professional experience in a Criminal Justice environment.

    Related Skills or Knowledge:  Excellent written and oral presentation skills are required.  Objective listening with the ability to effectively mediate.  Comprehensive knowledge of the criminal justice system and social service practice.  Requires public speaking ability and crisis intervention skills.  Requires wide knowledge of treatment service providers and the ability to plan and successfully execute referrals to them. Computer literate with strong database management skills. Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/ckp6ysw


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