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As a service to students and alumni please find below job postings in the social work field for the last 60 days. Wurzweiler School of Social Work and Yeshiva University are not responsible or liable for accuracy or currency of information posted nor claim any formal affiliation with any person and/or entity listed or affiliated with person/entity listed. These postings are for the viewers of this webpage only.


 

DATE POSTED:  March 6, 2019

ORGANIZATION:  Legal Aid Society

JOB TITLE:  Criminal Defense Practice Forensic Social Worker – PRDU

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interview the client, performing a thorough bio-social assessment. During this process, crisis intervention, brief treatment, or short-term counseling may also be performed
  • Identify and interview collateral sources of information. Collateral interviews are done with family members, friends, teachers, social workers, community members, and others connected to the client
  • Request, review, and analyze life history records (ie: school, medical, psychiatric) in order to document specific arguments within written reports
  • Develop casework plans in conjunction with the attorneys, develop alternative sentencing plans, and provide advocacy in court
  • Assess a client’s readiness for treatment and make referrals to substance abuse treatment, domestic violence, mental health counseling, shelters, etc

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A MSW degree and NYS Certification in Social Work (LMSW)
  • Strong diagnostic skills and experience working with clients with the following special needs: MICA, physical illnesses and disabilities, mental illness, intellectual disabilities and developmental delays, and histories of substance abuse
  • Ability to negotiate with community based treatment centers
  • Excellent writing, verbal, organizational and computer skills
  • Proficiency in Spanish is desirable, but not required
  • Ability to work within a team model
  • Experience working in a correctional facility preferred

 

Posting End Date: 4/30/19

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  

You must apply online at the LAS Recruitment Portal. The Legal Aid Society is reducing its carbon footprint and therefore paper applications are not accepted. Only PDF documents will be accepted. If your document is not a PDF, your application will not be processed. Applications submitted without all of the required materials will not be processed.

 

 

 

DATE POSTED:  March 6, 2019

ORGANIZATION:  Legal Aid Society

JOB TITLE:  Criminal Defense Practice Forensic Social Worker (BROOKLYN)

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interview the client, performing a thorough bio-social assessment. During this process, crisis intervention, brief treatment, or short-term counseling may also be performed
  • Identify and interview collateral sources of information. Collateral interviews are done with family members, friends, teachers, social workers, community members, and others connected to the client
  • Request, review, and analyze life history records (ie: school, medical, psychiatric) in order to document specific arguments within written reports
  • Develop casework plans in conjunction with the attorneys, develop alternative sentencing plans, and provide advocacy in court
  • Assess a client’s readiness for treatment and make referrals to substance abuse treatment, domestic violence, mental health counseling, shelters, etc

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A MSW degree and NYS Certification in Social Work (LMSW)
  • Strong diagnostic skills with a background emphasis in working with clients with the following special needs: MICA, physical illnesses and disabilities, mental illness, intellectual disabilities and developmental delays, and histories of substance abuse
  • Ability to interface with judges, district attorneys and correctional personnel
  • Ability to write persuasively
  • Ability to negotiate with community based treatment centers
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to work within a team model

 

Posting End Date: 4/30/19

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  

You must apply online at the LAS Recruitment Portal. The Legal Aid Society is reducing its carbon footprint and therefore paper applications are not accepted. Only PDF documents will be accepted. If your document is not a PDF, your application will not be processed. Applications submitted without all of the required materials will not be processed.

 

 

 

DATE POSTED:  March 6, 2019

ORGANIZATION:  Legal Aid Society

JOB TITLE:  Criminal Defense Practice Forensic Social Worker (BRONX)

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interview the client, performing a thorough bio-social assessment. During this process, crisis intervention, brief treatment, or short-term counseling may also be performed
  • Identify and interview collateral sources of information. Collateral interviews are done with family members, friends, teachers, social workers, community members, and others connected to the client
  • Request, review, and analyze life history records (ie: school, medical, psychiatric) in order to document specific arguments within written reports
  • Develop casework plans in conjunction with the attorneys, develop alternative sentencing plans, and provide advocacy in court
  • Assess a client’s readiness for treatment and make referrals to substance abuse treatment, domestic violence, mental health counseling, shelters, etc

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A MSW degree and NYS Certification in Social Work (LMSW)
  • Strong diagnostic skills with a background emphasis in working with clients with the following special needs: MICA, physical illnesses and disabilities, mental illness, intellectual disabilities and developmental delays, and histories of substance abuse
  • Ability to interface with judges, district attorneys and correctional personnel
  • Ability to write persuasively
  • Ability to negotiate with community based treatment centers
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to work within a team model

 

Posting End Date: 4/30/19

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  

You must apply online at the LAS Recruitment Portal. The Legal Aid Society is reducing its carbon footprint and therefore paper applications are not accepted. Only PDF documents will be accepted. If your document is not a PDF, your application will not be processed. Applications submitted without all of the required materials will not be processed.

 

 

 

 

 

DATE POSTED:  March 6, 2019

ORGANIZATION:  Legal Aid Society

JOB TITLE:  Criminal Defense Practice Forensic Social Worker (QUEENS)

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interview the client, performing a thorough bio-social assessment. During this process, crisis intervention, brief treatment, or short-term counseling may also be performed
  • Identify and interview collateral sources of information. Collateral interviews are done with family members, friends, teachers, social workers, community members, and others connected to the client
  • Request, review, and analyze life history records (ie: school, medical, psychiatric) in order to document specific arguments within written reports
  • Develop casework plans in conjunction with the attorneys, develop alternative sentencing plans, and provide advocacy in court
  • Assess a client’s readiness for treatment and make referrals to substance abuse treatment, domestic violence, mental health counseling, shelters, etc

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A MSW degree and NYS Certification in Social Work (LMSW)
  • Strong diagnostic skills with a background emphasis in working with clients with the following special needs: MICA, physical illnesses and disabilities, mental illness, intellectual disabilities and developmental delays, and histories of substance abuse
  • Ability to interface with judges, district attorneys and correctional personnel
  • Ability to write persuasively
  • Ability to negotiate with community based treatment centers
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to work within a team model

 

Posting End Date: 4/30/19

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  

You must apply online at the LAS Recruitment Portal. The Legal Aid Society is reducing its carbon footprint and therefore paper applications are not accepted. Only PDF documents will be accepted. If your document is not a PDF, your application will not be processed. Applications submitted without all of the required materials will not be processed.

 


 

 

DATE POSTED:  March 21, 2019

ORGANIZATION:  Weill Cornell Medical College

JOB TITLE:  Therapist – Geriatric Psychiatry

DESCRIPTION:

Hired clinicians will be delivering therapy to older adults in senior centers and are expected to carry out outreach activities (lectures, health information groups), and engage senior center staff and clients. In addition to direct services, clinicians participate in a weekly supervision and a weekly meeting. In addition, clinicians are expected to have a minimum of four billable sessions per day at each site. Work hours are during senior center hours. All psychotherapy sessions are documented in the Weill Cornell EMR (EPIC) and all engagement activities are documented in Peer Place (DFTA) via computer.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conducts a clinical diagnostic evaluation and develops diagnosis & treatment plan.
  • Provides feedback to the individual and makes referrals to community-based services
  • Attend and participate in community meetings as needed
  • Track activities using computerized system

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Fluent in Cantonese and able to conduct psychotherapy in Cantonese
  • NYS Licensed/Limited Permit
  • One year post licensing

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  

To apply please send a resume and cover letter to: chm2072@med.cornell.edu

 

 

 

 

DATE POSTED:  March 21, 2019

ORGANIZATION:  Weill Cornell Medical College

JOB TITLE:  Therapist – Geriatric Psychiatry

DESCRIPTION:

The clinician provides services for a mental health contract from the NYC Department for the Aging which is to offer Problem-Solving Therapy to older adult victims of abuse as part of an innovative program (PROTECT) and in home psychotherapy to case management clients. Clinicians should be able to work full time in the community. In addition to direct services, clinicians participate in a weekly supervision and a weekly meeting. For elder abuse and/or homebound clients, 3 sessions per day are expected. All services are documented in the NYC Dept. for the Aging STARS system and psychotherapy sessions are documented in the Weill Cornell EMR (EPIC) via computers.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conducts a clinical diagnostic evaluation and develops diagnosis & treatment plan.
  • Provides feedback to the individual and makes referrals to community-based services
  • Attend and participate in community meetings as needed
  • Track activities using computerized system

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Licensed in social work (LCSW, LMSW) or mental health counseling (LMHC)
  • Prior experience working with the aged is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  

To apply please send a resume and cover letter to: chm2072@med.cornell.edu