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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 firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to, DM, Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut, 103 West Broad St./ Stamford, CT 06902. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
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 email@example.com 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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.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
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: email@example.com
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
DATE POSTED: April 28, 2015
POSITION: Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist - Mood and Anxiety Disorders Practice
DETAILS: The Seleni Institute seeks a highly skilled and motivated individual to join our team as a licensed psychotherapist within our mood and anxiety disorders practice. Reporting directly to the Clinical Director, the psychotherapist will be responsible for ensuring that all patients and their families receive the highest standard of care during their visits at the Seleni Institute. Applicants seeking to fulfill licensure hour requirements will be considered. Located at the Seleni Institute headquarters in New York City, this is an exempt full-time position.
Responsibilities: • Participate in staff meetings, case conferences, training seminars and individual supervisory meetings. • Assess patient progress and modify treatment program accordingly. • Maintain patient confidentiality and document case records on all patient contacts. • Demonstrate professional attitude and ability to interface with senior management, clinicians and staff. • Exhibit innovation and strong organizational skills. • Participate in professional development and maintain required continuing education hours for licensing. • Contribute in a collaborative environment and exhibit ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. • Exhibit flexibility to work hours in order to meet productivity goals and deadlines. • Perform other duties as required by clinical executive staff.
QUALIFICATIONS: • Master's degree in Clinical/Counseling Psychology or Social Work from an accredited program in applied psychology or social work. • Appropriate licensure. • Demonstrated clinical interest specifically related to the assessment and care for women experiencing perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line: Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist - Mood and Anxiety Disorders Practice. Be prepared to provide writing samples and references on request. No phone calls please.
POSITION: Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist - Grief and Bereavement Practice
DETAILS: The Seleni Institute seeks a highly skilled and motivated individual to join our team as a licensed psychotherapist within our grief and bereavement practice. Reporting directly to the Clinical Director, the psychotherapist will be responsible for ensuring that all patients and their families receive the highest standard of care during their visits at the Seleni Institute. Located at the Seleni Institute headquarters in New York City, this is an exempt full-time position.
Responsibilities: • Participate in staff meetings, case conferences, training seminars and individual supervisory meetings. • Assess patient progress and modify treatment program accordingly. •Maintain patient confidentiality and document case records on all patient contacts. • Demonstrate professional attitude and ability to interface with senior management, clinicians and staff. • Exhibit innovation and strong organizational skills. • Participate in professional development and maintain required continuing education hours for licensing. • Contribute in a collaborative environment and exhibit ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. • Exhibit flexibility to work hours in order to meet productivity goals and deadlines. • Perform other duties as required by clinical executive staff.
QUALIFICATIONS: • Master's degree in Clinical/Counseling Psychology or Social Work from an accredited program in applied psychology or social work. • Appropriate licensure. • Demonstrated clinical interest, specifically related to the assessment and care for women and couples experiencing grief and bereavement as it relates to miscarriage, infertility, stillbirth, and child loss.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Email resume and cover letter to email@example.com with subject line: Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist - Grief Practice. Be prepared to provide writing samples and references on request. No phone calls please.
DATE POSTED: April 22, 2015
POSITION: BUGS Social Worker
DETAILS: The Social Worker collaborates with the Dean of Students and Guidance Counselor to promote a safe and positive school culture. Eligible candidates must possess New York State Certification in School Social Work.
Commitments: ● Provide individual and group counseling to students to address academic, personal, and/or interpersonal challenges, as well as to implement students' Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). ● Use the SESIS online program to manage annual counseling goals for students with Individual Education Programs (IEPs).● Conduct Functional Behavior Assessments to collaboratively create Behavior Intervention Plans.● Advise and partner with teachers and staff to develop solutions to student, group, and schoolwide issues.● Coordinate services with external providers and resources as needed (case management).● Provide crisis counseling services to students and families as needed.● Support the school community with crisis management and student supervision during transitions, lunch, and recess.
QUALIFICATIONS: Selection Criteria: ● Evidence of willingness and ability to effectively realize the commitments above;● Demonstrated success in working collaboratively with other professional staff;● Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain open communication with students, staff, and families;● Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills;● Commitment to continuous professional development;● Ability to offer leadership to staff in the areas of crisis management and community resources;● Evidence of successful counseling strategies with regard to academic readiness, disciplinerelated guidance issues, social and emotional development, conflict mediation, etc.;● Ability to track student data to determine effectiveness of counseling strategies; and ● Experience with special education mandates and willingness to use online IEP system (SESIS).
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: To apply, please visit http://www.bugsbrooklyn.org/careers/
DATE POSTED: April 19, 2015
POSITION: DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL & FORENSIC SERVICES
DETAILS: For the past 36 years, Safe Horizon has been at the forefront of helping victims of crime and abuse in NYC. The organization was founded in 1978 with the mission to provide support, prevent violence, and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities. Through a network of more than 50 program locations across the City's five boroughs, Safe Horizon offers a wide range of services that help more than 250,000 individuals whose lives have been impacted by violence move from crisis to confidence each year.
For children who have endured sexual or severe physical abuse, nothing is more important than a swift, comprehensive response that ensures safety, addresses physical injuries and emotional trauma, and brings justice. Safe Horizon is the only organization in the country that operates five fully co-located Child Advocacy Centers (CAC) in an urban setting, providing all of this critical help immediately and in one place. In each Child Advocacy Center (CAC), Safe Horizon partners with the New York Police Department, the Administration for Children's Services, the local District Attorney, the New York City Law Department-Corporation Counsel, and local medical providers (The Brooklyn Hospital Center; New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Medical Center; LIJ/Cohen's Children's Hospital; and Montefiore Medical Center),The on-site CAC teams of child protective caseworkers, police detectives, pediatricians, prosecutors and Safe Horizon staff work together in a child-friendly setting to conduct joint forensic interviews, provide expert evaluation and treatment services to minimize trauma to child victims and their families, and to improve the overall quality of child abuse investigations, prosecutions and outcomes.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The delivery of immediate, expert forensic and therapeutic services is an essential component of the Child Advocacy Center model and the primary role of the Clinical Forensic Specialist. Responsibilities include: Participate in the forensic interview process through assuming a lead interviewing role or an active observant role during the interview of the child, coordinating services with the multi-disciplinary team members, and providing a post forensic interview check-in counseling session with the child and family; • Conduct a thorough assessment of the child and non-offending family members to determine the impact of the trauma on the child's functioning, and the need for additional services for the child and family. • Provide brief, trauma focused evidence-based treatment and support to the child, siblings and non-offending caregiver(s) and make effective linkages to mental health treatment and other services if warranted;• Provide client-centered victim support and advocacy services to ensure that the child's and family's needs are addressed, and the family is kept informed; • Assist in implementing the Centers' cultural competency plan; • Participate in multidisciplinary case review meetings to represent the child's interest and advocate for their needs; • Maintain accurate case files; • Enter and maintain case data in the NCAtrak case tracking system for every service provided to clients from the opening to the closing of a case; • Conduct psycho-social workshops for non-offending parents; • Participate in weekly individual and group supervision, relevant trainings and ongoing consultation calls with experts ; and • Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned.
HOURS: Full-time, schedule includes morning and late afternoon/evening shifts Sunday through Thursday.
QUALIFICATIONS: A Masters Degree in Social Work, Forensic Psychology or Counseling required; Clinical licensure preferred. At least one year of post- Masters Experience working with children and families impacted by violence. Expertise in Forensic Interviewing or willingness to acquire this specialized skill required. Interest in implementing brief, evidence-based treatments. Excellent engagement, interviewing, crisis intervention and assessment skills needed. Ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team with a willingness to appreciate different points of view and solve problems in a constructive manner required. Strong written and communication skills needed. Hebrew and Yiddish language fluency required.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please apply at http://www.safehorizon.org
DATE POSTED: April 6, 2015
POSITION: Case Manager - NEW YORK, NY. - FULL-TIME
DETAILS: An exciting opportunity exists to join Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America as a Case Manager for the Rapid Response Referrals Program (RRRP), a recently launched case management and referral services program.
The Case Manager will work directly with Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families in California to understand their needs, provide information and referrals, crisis intervention services, and short-term case management. The case manager will also lead IAVA's efforts to build a collaborative network of veteran-friendly service providers in key California.
The Case Manger will be based in IAVA's New York City headquarters and report to the RRRP Supervisor.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Lead the day-to-day operations of RRRP-CA, part of the newly launched California arm of IAVA's case management program; Develop and strengthen relationships with California service-providers; Lead IAVA's efforts to increase cooperation and dialogue among veteran-friendly California service providers; Provide referral services to veterans in order to connect with internal and external service providers to address housing, employment, child care, financial assistance, mental health, and other needed services; Identify strengths and needs of veterans and families, and develop plans to address each those needs; Provide a benefits screening for veterans and identify eligibility for benefits; Provide crisis intervention to veterans and families facing emergencies around food, shelter, medical needs, spouse abuse, and any concrete need as presented by veterans or their families; Conduct follow-up with veterans and service providers to ensure veteran is in receipt of benefits and other services; Monitor compliance with contract requirements and program deliverables; Monitor and track cases in case management program; Utilize IAVA database (Salesforce) to maintain all records and documentation; Ensure that veteran records are complete, accurate and updated regularly; Prepare documents, reports, and statistics for all appropriate program-related activities; Participate in IAVA meetings, program reviews and site visits as required; Attend trainings and seminars to enhance skills related with job responsibilities; Carry out other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Social Work or a related field is required; MSW or the equivalent social service or mental health master's degree required. Experience with and commitment to working with veterans and their families; Experience with or knowledge of the landscape of California service providers, especially SSVF grantees, preferred; Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with meticulous attention to detail; Excellent writing and verbal communications skills; Proactive and team-oriented; A dedication to quality - perfectionists welcome; A commitment to IAVA's mission and core values.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: To apply, please visit http://iava.org/careers-iava/.
Include a cover letter that concisely explains how your experience could be applied to IAVA. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls, please.
DATE POSTED: March 30, 2015
POSITION: Social Worker - Manhattan
DETAILS: Lantern Community Services provides comprehensive, proven services to more than 2,000 vulnerable New Yorkers annually. Our clients are individuals and families - formerly homeless or those who have aged out of foster care - living with mental illness, addiction, disability, HIV/AIDS or other chronic illnesses. Lantern's programs achieve measurable success in the areas of health, wellness, employment, education and life skills, making it possible for our clients to live with independence, stability and dignity in the community. The Social Worker (SW) is responsible for working with tenants towards comprehensive physical and emotional health and independence by incorporating client centered service planning and provision. The SW integrates clinical counseling and case management services that emphasize recovery and wellness, personal growth, housing stability, and fosters independence. This position will work as a member of an interdisciplinary team in supportive housing serving young adults aged out of foster care, adults living with AIDS/HIV, or single adults who are formally homeless, low-income and suffering from serious and persistent mental illness, depending on location. The SW reports to the Program Director. This position is exempt.
Responsibilities: Provide integrated counseling and case management services that effectively engage tenants and promote personal growth and wellness, housing stability and accomplishment of Service Plan Goals on an ongoing basis. •Meet with tenants for an initial assessment and goal planning. •Collaborate with tenants to assess strengths and challenges and develop a Service Plan that reflect the tenant's progress and stated goals. •Effectively engage and work with a diverse caseload including young adults with histories of trauma, foster care, homelessness and mental health issues. •Build partnerships and linkages with progressive and/or alternative community agencies that serve the needs of tenants. •Work as a collaborative member of the team ensuring all tenants have access to high quality services in a safe and compassionate community. •Participate in and facilitate weekly Clinical Case Conferences including intake meetings. •Develop and implement programming that address larger community trends and needs. •Create and maintain confidential records, charts and logs for each resident documenting all relevant information from individual and group interventions as well as correspondence with collateral services. •Participate in staff team meetings and trainings, individual supervision meetings, community meetings with residents and attend offsite trainings and present training material to program team. •Work closely with Leasing and Compliance team to ensure housing stability. •Perform other job-related functions, as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: •LMSW required; candidates in the process of preparing for the exam are welcome to apply •Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) preferred. •Minimum of 2 years' experience providing direct service to one or more of the following populations: young adults, foster care, formerly homeless, persons with mental illness • Strong history of effective engagement with clients and ability to highlight positive outcomes. •Ability to work in fast paced environment, multi-task and effectively handle serious and crisis oriented situations. •Dedication to positive outcomes through proactive, creative and respectful work with diverse and vulnerable populations. • Ability to work flexible hours periodically due to program and/or client needs. • Must possess strong clinical and excellent interpersonal skills; be able to work effectively as part of a team and have the ability to make sound assessments of tenants' strengths and needs.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please email a cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
POSITION: Psychotherapist - Multi-Dimensional Family Therapy Program (MDFT)
DETAILS: The Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut (CGC), a non-profit mental health agency serving Lower Fairfield County, Connecticut, seeks a skilled psychotherapist to work as part of a team providing intensive home and community based services in our Multi-Dimensional Family Therapy Program. This well established agency is committed to providing services that are child-focused, family-centered, culturally competent and sensitive, and strength based,
The MDFT Program is a family intensive treatment program for high risk, or drug and alcohol using youngsters age 9 - 18. The psychotherapist, working as a team with a therapy assistant, works to reduce and eliminate substance use, dangerous behaviors, and psychiatric symptoms; improve functioning and the child / parent relationship; and promote the family's ability to access needed services and supports.
Responsibilities: Working under the direct supervision of CGC's MDFT Program Director, with additional learning opportunities and support provided by national and state MDFT experts, and CGC's multi-disciplinary team of professionals, the MDFT psychotherapist will provide all services and clinical documentation in compliance with CGC and MDFT requirements, national, state, grant and professional best practices. Specific responsibilities include: Conducting comprehensive substance use and mental health assessments, including diagnoses and clinical formulations •Developing detailed treatment plans, case conceptualizations, and weekly case reviews that address the child and family priorities, behaviors and symptoms •Engaging adolescents and their families in the 3 stages of MDFT treatment •Conducting consultations and coordinating care with judicial, school and other agencies •Participating in supervision including the use of DVD reviews live supervision •Participating in MDFT trainings required to earn and maintain therapist certification •Utilizing the agency's electronic clinical record and MDFT reporting systems for proper and timely completion of clinical documentation •Maintaining positive and collaborative supports with community providers. •Providing guidance to foster the Therapy Assistant's success in helping the family identify and access needed services and supports •Actively participating in all activities of the MDFT training process and CGC's exciting array of in-service training and staff development activities •Other related activities as needed
QUALIFICATIONS: •M.S.W., Masters in Counseling, MFT, or other license track mental health profession required •Licensed in a mental health profession in Connecticut, or eligible to immediately become licensed required •Minimum one year experience providing clinical assessments and psychotherapy with children, adolescents and families required •Experience providing in-home services preferred; willingness to do in-home work required •Experience in working with adolescents and/or adults with substance abuse/dependence a plus •Experience and knowledge of the foundations of family therapy theories •Experience working with patients from culturally diverse backgrounds, and the ability to demonstrate cultural competence and sensitivity required (EOE) •Verbal and written English fluency required; candidates with fluency in Spanish, Haitian Creole, or another language widely spoken in our community, a strong asset •Computer skills required; familiarity with Electronic Clinic Record Systems a plus
SKILLS REQUIRED: The ideal candidate will be: A talented clinician with a passion and commitment to working with children ages 9 - 18 and their families. •Ability to maintain fidelity to an Evidenced Based Short Term treatment model and work with families in their homes •An open learner, committed to excellence, who is self-reflective and caring, while able to maintain professional boundaries with patients •Able to demonstrate an understanding of normal child development •A strong believer in the mission of the agency and program model
1. The title of the position for which you are applying
2. Why you are interested in the Position
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Email to email@example.com or mail to SF, Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut, 103 W. Broad St. Stamford, CT 06902
POSITION: Community Outreach Associate
DETAILS: We are looking for a highly motivated Community Outreach Associate to join our rapidly expanding team. You will be directly responsible for the development and growth of our business in New York City from Day 1. You are a super sharp, agile thinker and a quick study who knows how to quickly adapt and iterate as we explore how to run our business. As a Community Outreach Associate, you will gain experience in building a business, establishing relationships, and maintaining a growing client base. You will be joining a fast-paced team environment with the opportunity to help improve internal processes. You will develop strategies and contribute to our overall marketing and sales operations. These are early days. Come join us, and help us build a new fabric for home care logistics that is redefining the way families connect with caregivers and how they can bond over the collective experience of taking care for their loved ones.
At Hakuna, you will be working hard to: • Identify relevant leads to community connections • Establish contact and introduce Hakuna's services • Conduct meetings and maintain relationships with community contacts • Find and attend networking events • Take inbound calls to answer client family/caregiver questions • Improve Hakuna's internal procedures as we grow • Discuss and contribute to marketing and business strategy
QUALIFICATIONS: • Must have U.S. work authorization • 1-2 years of sales or customer service experience preferred, knowledge of healthcare industry a plus • Background in social work (MSW or BSW) preferred
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Interested students can submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
POSITION: Grant Writer
DETAILS: The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services is New York City's largest human services provider, offering services to over 30,000 individuals and families each year through behavioral health and social service programming. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with nonprofit institutional relations including foundation and/or government grant writing in the mental health/social service sector. She/he will work closely with agency staff to prioritize strategic fundraising needs and to set and meet fundraising goals. The Grant Writer will participate in the creation of fundraising strategies for a wide range of programs and agency initiatives, and will be responsible for producing sophisticated proposals independently and as part of a team. She/he will additionally prepare budgets and supplementary materials, prepare interim and final reports, and assume responsibility for the cultivation and stewardship of a donor portfolio. Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills as well as presentation are critically important, as is an interest in human services work in New York City.
Responsibilities include but not limited to Work collaboratively with the Institutional Relations team, as well as other agency staff, to identify and research funding opportunities that support the mission, programs and strategic plan of The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services. •Write and edit grant proposals and RFPs, organize and prepare all supplementary materials, and submit interim and final reports on the use of funds. •Track current and potential funders to ensure timely and appropriate solicitation and follow up, as well as proper stewardship. •Maintain complete and up-to-date donor and research files and Raisers Edge records. •Work with Development staff to identify and leverage new opportunities and trends in mental health/social service philanthropy.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree, 3-4 years relevant work experience, strong computer skills. •Excellent written and oral communications skills. •Proven experience in writing successful grants or similar. •Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven workplace with multiple concurrent projects. •Familiarity with City, State, and National government agencies and foundations a plus. •Knowledge of Raiser's Edge a plus. •Sense of humor a must.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: www.jbfcs.org
DATE POSTED: March 25, 2015
POSITION: Intake Worker - Residential Services/Garnerville (20 hours/week)
DETAILS: This is a new Residential Services administrative and direct services position working with applicants, current and discharged residents and their families/treatment providers. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to conducting case findings for referrals; participating on the Single Point of Access (SPOA) Committee; conducting intake interviews; acting as a liaison to referral community sources; coordinating, scheduling and conducting Admission/Discharge meetings; preparing and/or processing documentation, assisting with Residential Quality Assurance and Utilization Review using software programs; processing financial entitlements including, but not limited to, SSI, SSD, Medicaid and private insurance; participating in development of resident service plans; advocating for resident on issues including, but not limited to: entitlements, resident rights, self-determination issues; facilitating resident education groups as assigned; providing support and consultation to residence counselors as assigned; and providing outreach and education to community service providers.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors degree in psychology or related human services discipline and a minimum of one year experience working with recipients of mental health services or equivalent. Experience working with diverse populations. Flexibility when plans are changed. Well developed organizational, verbal and written communication skills needed. Experience with Microsoft Word and databases a plus. Demonstrated ability in group leadership. Knowledge of ASL and Deaf Culture preferred. Valid driver's license and ability to drive a passenger van.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: If interested please send resume by 03/30/15 to: Mental Health Association of Rockland County,Inc. • Attention: Human Resources • 140 Route 303 • Valley Cottage, NY 10989 • Fax#: 845-267-2169 • E-Mail: email@example.com
POSITION: Team Leader - Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
DETAILS: Mental Health Association of Rockland County is seeking a team leader to provide direct and clinical supervision to a mental health team that delivers services to individuals diagnosed with a serious mental illness throughout Rockland County. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:provide clinical services to ACT members; provide leadership to program staff in the delivery of treatment, rehabilitation and support according to the ACT model and cultural competency; lead team organizational and service planning meetings; ensure services provided correspond to NYSOMH program model guidelines and oversee mandatory compliance issues and quality assurance policy and procedures; serve as a liaison for all aspects of the ACT Program and represent MHA at county. community and professional meetings as needed; provide managerial and fiscal oversight of ACT services and billing; participate in staff recruitment; assure that ACT staff receive required trainings; prepare reports and participate in budget preparation as required; and work collaboratively with County employees (DMH. County Attorney's Office) to ensure care coordination of ACT clients.
QUALIFICATIONS: A masters degree or higher in social work, psychology, rehabilitation counseling, or a related field, OR licensure/registration as a registered nurse, nurse practitioner or doctor. Six years post-grad experience working with adults with severe mental illness, with a minimum of four years supervisory experience required. Experience working with a diverse population and knowledge of OMH regulations and program development required. Experience working on a multi-disciplinary mobile team preferred. Bi-lingual skills an asset. Must be available for 24n emergency response. Strong written, verbal, and organizational skills needed. Valid driver's license required.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: If interested please send resume by 03/25/15 to: Mental Health Association of Rockland County,Inc. • Attention: Human Resources • 140 Route 303 • Valley Cottage, NY 10989 • Fax#: 845-267-2169 • E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
POSITION: Director of Social Services
DETAILS: The Jewish Home at Rockleigh seeks a Director of Social Services with a minimum of 5 years' experience for our long term care and sub-acute facility. Responsible for all administrative requirements of the department (the supervision of staff, policies and procedures, meeting NJ DHSS regulations, program development, quality assurance). Lead and serve on various committees.
QUALIFICATIONS: MSW, LSW (NJ), Knowledge of MDS and care planning, excellent organizational and communication skills. Work effectively as interdisciplinary team member. Experience in developing new programs of resident self-determination initiatives such as Green House Model, Pioneer Network programs a plus.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Interested candidates should email cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
DATE POSTED: March 17, 2015
POSITION: Supervising Psychotherapist
DETAILS: ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children and their families by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community. Candidates should have knowledge of NYS OMH (Office of Mental Health) Standards or ability to learn them. Must have knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention and be a proficient diagnostician with excellent management skills to resolve complex clinical and administrative problems. Must be computer literate, have excellent communication skills, ability to meet session productivity standards and have access to a car for travel.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidate must have a LCSW or PhD or Psy. D. in clinical work with a professional license in NYS. Must have a minimum of four (4) years of clinical experience including three years (3) of supervisory and administrative experience.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: All interested and qualified candidates please send your resume with a cover letter and salary requirement to ANDRUS HR-JP Department, 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 914-965-3883.
POSITION: Supervising Psychologist
DETAILS: ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children and their families by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.
The Supervising Psychologist provides client screenings and direct clinical services (evaluation, treatment), as primary therapist, to assigned clients. Will provide individual, family and group and milieu therapy in the clinic and offsite (ie: home and school), conducts psychological testing including written report. Supervises assigned staff (Staff Clinicians, Psychology Interns, and Social Work Interns) on clinical and administrative work. Provides clinical coverage and on a rotating basis for the on-call schedule. Supervised by Assistant Clinical Manager. The schedule will be a seven hour work day, as needed in the program, generally Monday through Friday, may include evenings and Saturdays.
QUALIFICATIONS: •Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or School Psychology •Professional license - Clinical Psychology with registration •Must have at least 2 years of post-doctoral clinical experience with treatment and assessment of children or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired. •Must have knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention. •Functional and administrative supervision exercised over staff •Excellent analytical and management skills to resolve complex clinical and administrative problems •Must be computer literate •Must have good oral and written communication skills •Ability to meet session productivity standards
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to HR-JP Department at 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email email@example.com or fax 914-965-3883.
POSITION: Staff Psychotherapist
ANDRUS' Mental Health Division is seeking a Staff Psychotherapist to provide direct clinical services (evaluation, assessments, treatment), as primary therapist, to assigned patients. The Staff Psychotherapist will provide individual, family and group and milieu therapy in the clinic and offsite (i.e.: home and school) and is supervised by assigned supervisor, assistant clinic manager.
We have three openings between our White Plains, Peekskill and Yonkers, NY Clinics.
QUALIFICATIONS: LCSW with knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention. Must be computer literate with excellent communication skills and have proven ability to meet session productivity standards. Clinicians for these roles must be willing to work evening hours. Our White Plains and Peekskill Clinic is a Monday through Friday schedule and our Yonkers clinic is a Tuesday through Saturday schedule.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: All interested and qualified candidates please send your resume with a cover letter and salary requirement to ANDRUS HR-JP Department, 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 914-965-3883.
POSITION: Bilingual Staff Psychotherapist
DETAILS: ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children and their families by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community. ANDRUS' Mental Health Division is seeking a Staff Psychotherapist to provide direct clinical services (evaluation, assessments, treatment), as primary therapist, to assigned patients. The Staff Psychotherapist will provide individual, family and group and milieu therapy in the clinic and offsite (i.e.: home and school) and is supervised by assigned supervisor, assistant clinic manager.
We have three openings between our White Plains, Peekskill and Yonkers, NY clinics (Bilingual Spanish/English required).
QUALIFICATIONS: LMSW, LCSW or LMHC with clinical field placement during education or equivalent documented volunteer or paid experience, knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention. Must be computer literate with excellent communication skills and have proven ability to meet session productivity standards. Bilingual in English and Spanish is required to be considered for this position. Clinicians for these roles must be willing to work evening hours. Our White Plains and Peekskill clinics are a Monday through Friday schedule and our Yonkers clinic is a Tuesday through Saturday schedule.
POSITION: Multiple Positions Available!
DETAILS: Fedcap Rehabilitation Services, Inc. (Fedcap), a New York City-based not-for-profit human services agency, is contracted by the New York City Human Resources Administration to operate the Wellness, Comprehensive Assessment, Rehabilitation and Employment (WeCARE) Program in Brooklyn and Queens (Region II).
WeCARE is an internationally acclaimed workforce development program founded and administered by the New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA). WeCARE provides a continuum of integrated services designed to help public assistance recipients overcome barriers to employment and to become more financially self-sufficient. Program services include medical, mental health and substance abuse assessments and referrals; case management; comprehensive service planning; vocational evaluations; federal disability program application preparation and submission; work readiness and computer skills training; academic and vocational education referrals; work experience internship placement and monitoring; and job placement and retention services.
The program serves more than 20,000 clients annually at a combination of six medical and program service sites in Brooklyn and Queens.
QUALIFICATIONS: Due to the recent expansion of the WeCARE Program, Fedcap has more than 200 openings in Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens for highly motivated, hardworking qualified professionals following vacancies: • Case Manager & Supervising Case Managers • Vocational Evaluator and Vocational Testing Administrators • Job Developer & Job Preparation and Placement Coordinators • Outreach, Retention and Quality Assurance Specialists • Employment Services and WEP Supervisors • Work Readiness Instructors • Time Keeping Coordinators • Registered Nurses • Social Workers • Administrative Assistants • Intake Specialists
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Send resume and cover letter to BPeluso@fedcap.org or apply online at http://www.fedcap.org/about-us/career-opportunities.
POSITION: Professional Clinician (Full-Time)
DETAILS: Responsible for the provision of individual and group therapy for culturally diverse culturally diverse child, young adult, adult and family populations, as well as the completion of psychosocial assessments with prospective clients. Provide delivery of substance abuse services including case management services, comply with OASAS and program requirements for accurate and timely documentation, prepare and implement individual treatment plans and perform additional duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS: Masters degree in mental health field, designated by OASAS as a Qualified Health Professional (QHP), e.g. Social Work, Rehabilitation Counselor, Psychology, Counseling and appropriate certification. CASAC preferred. Experience working with individuals with chemical addictions. Experience working with a diverse population. Strong written, verbal, and organizational skills needed. Valid driver's license required. Position will require some evening hours.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: If interested, please send resume by 3/23/15 to: Mental Health Association of Rockland County, Inc. •Attention: Human Resources •140 Route 303 •Valley Cottage, NY 10989 •Fax #: 845-267-2169 •E-Mail: email@example.com
POSITION: Clinician (Part-Time)
DETAILS: Address the mental health needs of consumers recovering from a serious mental illness within the context of personalized recovery oriented program. Specific duties include but are not limited to: maintain a caseload of clients; develop and document a person centered and recovery oriented recovery planning with each client; provide and oversee individual and group recovery strategies and services; document services and interventions in a timely manner; maintain a case record for each client that is up to date and complies with agency, OMH and other regulatory agency policies and requirements; facilitate and lead recovery oriented groups; provide supportive collateral services as needed, such as: concrete services, peer advocacy, case management, family education and support, referral to and coordination with other service providing agencies, communication with residences; and performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Masters degree in Mental Health field, designated by the NYS Office of Mental Health, e.g. Social Work, Rehabilitation Counselor, Psychology, Counseling. Strong written, verbal, and organizational skills needed. Experience working with individuals with mental illness in a vocational rehabilitation desirable. Experience working with a diverse population preferred. Valid driver's license.
DATE POSTED: March 16, 2015
POSITION: PROGRAM SUPPORT INTERNS NEEDED
DETAILS: Fostering Change for Children (FCFC), a small non-profit agency dedicated to promoting positive change for children and families involved in the child welfare system is seeking 2 summer interns for Program Support doing program development, program management, and training assistance for the Children's Corps program. This is a unique opportunity for self-motivated individuals, who are confident, open to learning, responsible, flexible, persistent, able to take initiative, work well independently, have strong organization skills and have an interest in child welfare. Interns will also have the benefit of participating in the full 4-week summer pre-service training and learn a wealth of knowledge about child welfare in NYC. This is an unpaid summer internship that promises considerable professional growth and can potentially lead to other opportunities within the organization. Depending on the school you attend you may also be entitled to receive academic credit. The Unpaid positions can be full or part time between 05/15/15 - 08/14/15 (Dates are flexible) at our 66 John St, 8th fl. NY 10038 location.
RESPONSIBILITIES/QUALIFICATIONS: Responsibilities would involve one or more of the following areas:
1. Training Intern (MSW or child welfare experience preferred but not required)
· Identify and schedule trainers and speakers for the summer training program
· Research information on specific training topics
· Research resources in child welfare specific arenas
· Prepare materials and handouts for individual trainings on social work and child welfare related topics
· Assist with daily refreshment preparation and clean-up
· Assist in organizing and coordinating daily training activities as well as shadowing at partner agencies
· Document/log daily trainings and activities
· Research and help administer social and team building activities for the group
· Help to create and administer weekly quizzes to assess training participants
· Assist with delivery of certain trainings
· Assist with design and implementation of training Capstone Project.
2. Human Resources Intern
· Research best practices to retain good staff and create supportive environment
· Enhance and expand the mentoring arm of the Children's Corps program: Identify and reach out to potential mentors/coaches (i.e. retired social workers, etc.); Collect pictures and bios for all the mentors.
· Create a placement guide that outlines positions, program requirements, needed degrees, etc.
3. Children's Corps Recruitment
· Outreach to schools to share information about recent hires and build relationships
· Research career fairs in the NYC metro area, especially career fairs with a social justice focus
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Application Deadline: May 1, 2015
Interested parties should email a resume and cover letter to Viviane DeMilly at firstname.lastname@example.org
POSITION: DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING INTERNS NEEDED
DETAILS: Fostering Change for Children (FCFC), a small non-profit agency dedicated to promoting positive change for children and families involved in the child welfare system is seeking 2 summer interns for Marketing and Development to help FCFC find and pursue funding opportunities and build it's exposure. This is a unique opportunities for self-motivated individuals, who are confident, open to learning, responsible, flexible, persistent, able to take initiative, work well independently, have strong organization skills and have an interest in child welfare. Interns will also have the benefit of participating in the full 4-week summer pre-service training and learn a wealth of knowledge about child welfare in NYC. This is an unpaid summer internship that promises considerable professional growth and can potentially lead to other opportunities within the organization. Depending on the school you attend you may also be entitled to receive academic credit. The Unpaid positions can be full or part time between 05/15/15 - 08/14/15 (Dates are flexible) at our 66 John St, 8th fl. NY 10038 location.
RESPONSIBILITIES/QUALIFICATIONS: Responsibilities would involve one or more of the following areas:
· Social Media: YouTube and Vine - generate short videos and cultivate our presence; Instagram - take and post photos, cultivate our presence; Pinterest - create and manage a board with child welfare and adoption related projects; Brand Ambassadors - develop and implement a strategy to have our messages shared by influential members of social media relevant to our field
· School Newspaper/Alumni Magazine - identify new schools represented by 2015 Children's Corps members, and engage for cross-promotional opportunities
· Press Releases - seek coverage of NYC Runs Race on 6/27, Children's Corps 2015 Summer Training, and Children's Corps 2013 Graduation in publications
· Search Engine Optimization (SEO) - design and implement a Google Ads campaign strategy including SEO optimization of website, blog, and social media channels
· Direct Mailing - assist with design and writing of e-mail blasts through Constant Contact
· Research and identify potential funders (e.g. foundations, corporate, major gifts, and individual donors)
· Identify in-kind donations (e.g. food, snacks, drinks, and raffles for summer training; big-ticket raffle items for holiday social)
· Assist with grant applications and reports
POSITION: Social Worker- Community Based Mentoring
DETAILS: Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC seeks an Associate Program Manager for the Community Based Mentoring Program.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Conduct client and parent psychosocial interviews, write clinical 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. At least 2 years of social work experience preferred.
Skills: 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 email@example.com. Please specify "Social Worker- Community Based Mentoring" in the subject line. Applications without a cover letter will NOT be reviewed.
POSITION: Social Worker- Workplace Mentoring Center
DETAILS: 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 and be able to effectively manage programs.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage site based one-to-one mentoring programs at multiple corporate locations. Conduct client psychosocial interviews, write clinical 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. Interview and assess volunteers, youth and parents/guardians as needed; 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 one resource team; Plan and implement networking and film series as assigned; Other agency and program related duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS: Master of Social Work preferred. Experience: 1-2 years social work experience preferred with a Master's Degree. 3-4 years social work experience preferred with a Bachelors Degree. Skills: Interviewing, assessment, outreach, advocacy, organizational skills, strong written and verbal skills, program management and computer knowledge.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org . Please specify "Social Worker-WMC" in the subject line. Resumes without cover letters will NOT be reviewed.
POSITION: Chief, Community & Clinical Services
DETAILS: The Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut (CGC), a highly regarded mental health agency dedicated to serving children, adolescents and families in Stamford, Greenwich, Darien and New Canaan, Connecticut, seeks a dynamic, innovative, expert clinical leader to oversee the outpatient program. Grounded by our mission, core values and principals of practice, the Chief of Community & Clinical Services, reports to the President and CEO, works in close collaboration with the Chief of Mobile & Urgent Services and the Medical Director. As a member of the senior management team you will play a key role in identifying and achieving strategic goals, and fostering an environment that values, supports, and builds the expertise of our staff and advanced practice trainees. As Chief of Community & Clinical Services, you will assure services are child-focused, family-centered, culturally competent and sensitive; strength based, and built on a foundation of sound clinical theory. Providing oversight to clinical managers in our outpatient program, you will maintain the agency's compliance with national and state regulatory requirements, grant expectations, and professional best practice standards, while building and maintaining staff morale, cohesion, and commitment.
Specific responsibilities of the position include: Overseeing recruitment, retention and credentialing of program staff and trainees; Providing reflective supervision and performance evaluations, to promote professional development and job satisfaction in direct supervisees, while modeling and building effectiveness in these functions for clinical managers and supervisors; Overseeing requests for services, assessment, and treatment services, assuring timely access to services and assignment of cases to the clinician best suited to the needs of each child and family; Providing leadership in identifying, evaluating, and implementing innovative diagnostic assessment and treatment approaches based on emerging community needs and innovations in effective or promising practices; Using data from treatment reviews, outcome measures and patient satisfaction surveys to enhance practice and child, parent, and staff awareness of progress. Assuring availability of immediate staff supervision and consultation under urgent circumstances during all hours of agency operations; Developing and maintaining positive collaborative relationships with local officials, pubic and private community service providers and funding partners; Representing the agency on regional and state committees to influence policies and resources that impact children, families and the agency's mission; Developing and conducting community education programs and publicizing the agency's services in the community; Optimizing the time clinical staff dedicate to providing patient services; Fostering staff's proper and timely completion of required clinical documentation; Reviewing and updating written policies and procedures. Other related activities as needed
QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will be: A highly gifted clinician, supervisor, and leader who models and promotes passion for the work, self-reflection and caring, fosters compliance with administrative responsibilities, and encourages the development of knowledge and skills; An organized, detail oriented, creative and energetic manager; A strong believer in the agency's mission, values and principles of practice; Able to demonstrate expertise in core clinical concepts in child and adolescent mental health including typical child development, developmental delays and disabilities; attachment, psychodynamic, family systems, trauma, strength based and resilience theory; and knowledge of credible Evidence Based Treatments.
Requirements: Ph.D., Psy.D., MSW, or Master's in other mental health profession; License in a mental health profession in Connecticut, or eligible to immediately become licensed; Minimum 5 years' experience as a mental health professional must include experience providing direct clinical services to children (birth - 18), and clinical; supervision to staff and graduate / post graduate clinical trainees. Experience as a senior or middle manager or program director; Verbal and written fluency in English required; bi-lingual fluency in Spanish, Haitian Creole or another language widely spoken in our community highly desired; Experience working with patients from culturally diverse backgrounds, and the ability to demonstrate cultural competence and sensitivity (EOE). Computer competency to work in an electronic clinical record environment.
Preferences: Prior experience using an electronic clinical record; Knowledge of national and state trends in EBTs, service and payment models; Experience in dyadic infant-parent treatment.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Immediate applications encouraged and will be considered in the order in which they are received.
Resume and cover letter required. Letter should indicate:
1. The title of the position for which you are applying
2. Where you saw this job announcement
3. Why you are interested in the position
4. How your professional and life experiences have prepared you to succeed in this position
Email to email@example.com or mail to, SP, Child Guidance Center of
Southern Connecticut, 196 Greyrock Place, Stamford, CT 06901
Questions emailed to the above email address will be answered. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
DATE POSTED: March 9, 2015
POSITION: Social Worker (NJ Licensed)
DETAILS: Greenwood House, a skilled not-for- profit nursing and rehab facility in Ewing, NJ is seeking a Full-time New Jersey Licensed MSW with a background in gerontology.
QUALIFICATIONS: Two years experience in a skilled short and long term care facility required. Familiarity with Jewish traditions is a plus.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Must include a cover letter. No phone calls please. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to Nancy at 609-530-1635.
DATE POSTED: March 4, 2015
POSITION: Sexual Harassment and Assault Resources & Education Advocate
DETAILS: Brown University Health Services is seeking two Sexual Harassment and Assault Resources & Education (SHARE) Advocates. These positions are planned for an academic schedule, working 11-months per year. The SHARE Advocates provide support to students, advocate for improved systems and responses, and conduct educational programs related to the issues of sexual violence and relationship violence. Advocates will work with a team of colleagues in providing these services and collaborate across many departments.
QUALIFICATIONS: Licensed medical or mental health clinician required (Mental Health Counselor, Master of Social Work, Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or equivalent, or Nurse Practitioner with mental health expertise). Must be licensed in Rhode Island or hold one of these licenses in another state and be eligible for licensure in RI. Demonstrated understanding of the dynamics of interpersonal violence and the ability to provide support to survivors of interpersonal violence. 2-4 years of relevant experience preferred. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in complex, sensitive situations. Demonstrated experience and ability to work with a diverse population of students and colleagues. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to conduct educational programs and training workshops. Familiarity with best practices related to policy development and victim advocacy preferred. Proficient computer skills. Available to work some nights and/or weekends
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: To Apply please click here: https://brown.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/job/Andrews-House/Sexual-Harassment-and-Assault-Resources---Education-Advocate_REQ116481-5
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POSITION: Social Worker
DETAILS: The Safe Passage Project, housed at New York Law School, is searching for a Social Worker who will plan, coordinate, and manage the provision of non-legal services to Safe Passage clients and their families, primarily through referral services. This position is funded by a grant from the City of New York and the Robin Hood Foundation. The Social Worker will report to the Director of Legal Services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop and maintain relationships with social service providers, schools, local government agencies, and community organizations in order to facilitate referrals of Safe Passage clients; Research and develop a resource directory for all related referral sources; Maintain client files and provide ongoing support to clients and families; Participate in Safe Passage's weekly docket day at New York Immigration Court, serving as a referral point for services, including emergency services; Conduct intake assessments with Safe Passage clients as necessary and make recommendations for services and treatment; Provide support and referral services to volunteer attorneys representing Safe Passage clients; Prepare and conduct trainings on the benefits and services available to unaccompanied minors; Directly supervise social work student intern(s)/extern(s); and Assist with grant reporting requirements, including the collection and maintenance of required data.
QUALIFICATIONS: Fluency in Spanish is required; Master's degree in social work is required; LMSW, with LCSW preferred; SIFI-certified or SIFI-eligible preferred; Experience working with diverse communities, preferably with immigrant youth; Knowledge of the social, educational, health, and other services available to immigrant youth in the New York City metropolitan area; Familiarity with immigration law, family law and legal services; and Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on an interdisciplinary team in a fast-paced, high-intensity environment;
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. To apply, please electronically submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references in a single PDF document with the subject line "SOCIAL WORKER APPLICATION" to Claire R. Thomas, Staff Attorney, Safe Passage Project; Adjunct Professor, New York Law School, at email@example.com no later than March 15, 2015.
DATE POSTED: March 2, 2015
POSITION: Applications Now Open For Empire State Fellows Program 2015-‐2017
DETAILS: New York Governor Cuomo invites mid-‐career professionals interested in public service to apply to the Empire State Fellows Program. The Empire State Fellows Program is a full-‐time leadership training program that will prepare the next generation of talented professionals for careers as New York State policy-‐makers. The incoming class of Empire State Fellows will serve from September 2015 to September 2017, and receive an annual salary commensurate with experience, not to exceed $72,765, plus a generous benefits package. At the end of the fellowship, a performance review process will identify Empire State Fellows that will be given the opportunity to continue to serve as leaders in New York State government after completing the program.
Governor Cuomo will appoint each Empire State Fellow to work directly with a Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, or other high-‐level policy maker. Work assignments will offer Empire State Fellows unparalleled experience collaborating with senior officials and participating in the policy-‐making process. While taking part in the work of government, Empire Fellows will participate in educational and professional development programs that will help them to serve as effective and ethical government leaders.
Applications for the Empire State Fellows Program are due Friday, April 10, 2015 by 11:59 p.m. The Empire State Fellows Program is designed to attract talented professionals with demonstrated leadership potential who want to refocus their careers on public service. Candidates will be selected on the basis of their academic and professional experience, demonstrated leadership potential, commitment to public service, communication skills, and creativity. Applicants who are members of groups underrepresented in policy-‐making roles in New York State government, which include but are not limited to Black, Hispanic, Asian and Pacific Islander persons; women; persons with disabilities; and gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender persons, are particularly encouraged to apply.
• Creativity and strong leadership potential
• Excellent analytical and evaluative skills
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Excellent organizational skills, efficiency and flexibility
• Ability to establish priorities, plan, coordinate and monitor work
• Ability to work independently while also collaborating with a team
• Ability to identify issues, recognize best practices, formulate options and make recommendations
• A minimum of three (3) years of full-‐time, professional work experience
• Demonstrated leadership potential
• Managerial experience is a plus
• Applicants may come from all professional backgrounds
• An advanced university degree (master's degree, JD, PhD or equivalent) is desirable, but a candidate with only a Bachelor's degree may be considered if he/she has substantial professional experience
• Applicants may come from all academic disciplines
• Candidates must be United States Citizens
• Candidates must be available to work in Albany, New York throughout the two-‐year program (this is NOT negotiable)
• Current New York State executive and legislative branch employees are ineligible for the Empire State Fellows Program
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Applications must be received no later than Friday, April 10, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. All application documents must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org as Microsoft Word or PDF attachments. A complete application will include:
1. Cover letter
2. Professional Resume or CV
3. Personal statement explaining your interest in the Empire State Fellows Program and why you should be selected (no more than two pages)
4. Two letters of recommendation (Letters of recommendation should be sent directly from the recommender as PDF or Microsoft Word attachments and emailed to email@example.com with the applicant's full name in the subject line.)
The application should consist of three emails: (1) an email from the applicant attaching the cover letter, resume, and personal statement in PDF or Microsoft Word format, (2) an email from recommender #1 attaching his/her recommendation letter in PDF or Microsoft Word format, and (3) an email from recommender #2 attaching his/her recommendation letter in PDF or Microsoft Word format. All three emails must be received before 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 10, 2015. All three emails should have the applicant's full name in the subject line.
Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. For additional information see: www.dos.ny.gov/newnyleaders/
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