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DATE POSTED:  June 25, 2018

ORGANIZATION:  Mental Health Association of Rockland County, Inc.

JOB TITLE:  Recovery Specialist, Reach One

  • Full Time, 35 hrs./week, includes Wednesday evenings Benefits Eligible

POSITION SUMMARY:

Peer position who advocates for, and assists individuals with psychiatric diagnoses to participate in meaningful activities that promote empowerment and recovery; provides direct contact, outreach, curriculum development, group facilitation, counseling, mentoring, systems navigation community oversight and crisis support as needed to individuals with psychiatric diagnoses: delivers peer support in the community; assists individuals with finding educational opportunities, employment, social activities and home health integration of services; advocates by understanding who the person is now, his/her life experiences, and his/her goals for the future; interviews potential participants assisting and creating action plans; and performs additional related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Must have personal experience as a recipient of mental health and/or chemical addiction services. Bachelor's degree in Human Services, Social Work, or a related field such as Psychology or Counseling, preferred; or an Associate's degree with commensurate experience and 2 years experience working with individuals with mental health diagnoses. Knowledge of ADA, Mental Health Laws and Systems, Federal/State/Local Services, laws and systems related to individuals with disabilities desired. NYS Certified Peer Specialist a plus. Experience working with a diverse population. Valid driver's license. Spanish­ speaking desirable.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  

Please send resume by 7/2/18 to:

Mental Health Association of Rockland County, Inc. Attention: Human Resources
140 Route 303
Valley Cottage, NY 10989
Fax#: 845-268-3461
E-Mail: careers@mharockland.org

 


DATE POSTED:  June 25, 2018

ORGANIZATION:  Brooklyn Community Services

JOB TITLE:  Social Worker, Full-Time

POSITION SUMMARY:
In our Preventive Services program, Social Workers provide a range of supportive services to families who have been identified by the child welfare system as being at-risk for child abuse and/or neglect. Social Workers assist parents/caregivers address barriers to their children’s health, safety, and well-being, so that families can stabilize, strengthen, and reduce the need for future involvement with the child welfare system. The Social Worker’s primary responsibilities are to make safety-focused assessments of child and family functioning, develop intervention plans, and help caretakers take charge of their respective situations and avoid future child maltreatment.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Provide supportive services to a caseload of 10 families, at least weekly; services include family therapy, client advocacy, parent coaching, service coordination, and case management
  • Make safety and risk assessments regarding children’s health, safety, and/or well-being and develops safety and intervention plans accordingly
  • Collaborate with ACS (and other referral sources) to successfully engage families and transition them into specialized services, as needed
  • Make at least monthly home visits to assess the safety of the home environment
  • Provide advocacy and coaching to clients (off-site) to address any barriers to accessing any services needed by family members
  • Document all casework activity into city and state reporting systems (i.e. PROMIS, CONNECTIONS), maintaining compliance with all mandates set by the child welfare system, as well as program protocols and procedures
  • Actively participates in individual and group supervision, staff trainings, and unit meetings. This includes participating in consultations (of live or taped sessions) and receiving and giving direct feedback from/to peers and supervisory staff on a regular basis
  • Engage in all activities required by the program’s SFT model development process and delivers services as described by the current version of the model
  • Collaborate with ACS and other service providers (as needed) to address barriers or challenges related to assessment, service coordination or planning, and/or crisis intervention
  • Attend ACS conferences; intervenes and offers advocacy to families, as needed

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy required
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Previous work experience in a helping role with children, teens, parents, or families
  • Willingness and ability to do field work , including home visits in the community
  • Strong interest in learning Structural Family Therapy and working from a systemically- oriented perspective
  • Willingness to participate in training and supervision methods that include live and taped observation (i.e. give and take constructive feedback) on a regular basis
  • Ability to be resourceful and remain communicative in the face of stress and change
  • Ability to work until 8 pm, twice a week
  • LMSW
  • Bilingual skills in Spanish
  • Previous work experience in child welfare and/or family therapy

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Email Resume and Cover Letter to:
Emily Rios – Division Director, Early Childhood & Family Services erios@wearebcs.org

 


DATE POSTED:  June 25, 2018

ORGANIZATION:  Brooklyn Community Services

JOB TITLE:  Social Work Supervisor, Family Services - Preventive Services, Full-Time

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Social Worker Supervisor provides clinical and administrative supervision to a unit of 4-5 Social Workers, who are providing supportive services to families involved with or at-risk of being involved with the child welfare system. Main objectives are to ensure that staff are meeting all compliance requirements and delivering services according to our Structural Family Therapy model of practice. SW Supervisors are also an integral part of the program management team, providing leadership, training, and support to staff, program-wide.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Provide 1 ½ hours of supervision weekly to each SW in the unit, which includes both clinical and administrative support to monitor and ensure CWS and program compliance and best practice.
  • Track and supports each worker’s compliance with all mandates and deadlines (set by the child welfare system), as well as all program protocols and procedures
  • Facilitate unit meetings and trainings regularly, providing instruction, supervision, and support to SWs
  • Assess and support adherence to SFT model via live and taped observation of SWs’ practice
  • Review and approve all casework documentation on a regular basis; offers recommendations in supervision and via monthly supervisory notes
  • Evaluate and support staff performance regularly; documents progress towards professional development on a monthly basis via supervisory logs
  • Facilitate Initial Contracting Conferences and review case histories in order to assist in the initial assessment of cases
  • Collaborate and intervene with ACS, as needed, to address barriers or challenges related to assessment, service coordination or planning, or crisis intervention.
  • Attend any conferences facilitated by ACS, providing intervention or advocacy to the family and/or social worker, as needed
  • Intervene with clients and provide supervisory support (office-based and in the field) to address engagement issues, assessment challenges, and safety concerns.
  • Attend supervisory trainings and meetings to actively participate in and support the overall management of the program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy required; at least 4-5 years of post-master’s clinical experience with children and families; Post-graduate training or experience in family therapy.
  • Qualifications Preferred: LCSW, bilingual skills, experience in child welfare, experience with Structural Family Therapy

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Email Resume and Cover Letter to:
Emily Rios – Division Director, Early Childhood & Family Services erios@wearebcs.org

 


DATE POSTED:  June 14, 2018

ORGANIZATION:  Hebrew Home at Riverdale

JOB TITLE:  Elder Justice Outreach Specialist - MSW

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Center for Elder Justice, the nation’s first comprehensive shelter for victims of elder abuse, located in the Hebrew Home at Riverdale by RiverSpring Health, which is part of a group of long term care affiliates under the brand name of RiverSpring Health, is looking for a full time Elder Justice Outreach Specialist – MSW.

The successful candidate will play an active role in our dynamic multi-disciplinary team; interact with shelter clients providing ongoing and supportive social work services; respond to referrals of elder abuse; and develop, conduct, coordinate and provide outreach and training of elder abuse educational programs. Works with Grants Manager to ensure efficient and reliable outreach data collection.

RiverSpring Health provides a full range of care solutions including nursing home care, managed long term care, assisted living programs, senior housing, rehabilitation services and specialized services such as elder abuse prevention and memory care. Collectively, RiverSpring Health empowers over 12,000 patients, residents and members to live forward every day.

Hebrew Home at Riverdale by RiverSpring Health offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a congenial work environment that is conducive for professional growth.

REQUIREMENTS:  Masters in Social Work required. Experience in elder abuse and/or domestic violence preferred. Strong interpersonal, written, verbal communication skills and solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office required.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  Please send resume with salary requirements to:
Assoc. Vice President of Human Resources,
Hebrew Home at Riverdale by RiverSpring Health
5901 Palisade Avenue,
Riverdale, New York 10471
Fax (718)548-5314
Email: hrapplicants@riverspringhealth.org
For more information, please visit our web site at www.riverspringhealth.org. EOE.