Social Worker – Licensed

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Social Worker – Licensed

Bronx, New York

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Direct (Permanent) Full Time

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$ 62,000 - $ 62,000 per year

Bronx, New York

Direct (Permanent) Full Time

$ 62,000 - $ 62,000 per year

January 18, 2023

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Job ID: KV_1321300_1674074980

January 18, 2023

Job ID: KV_1321300_1674074980

Job Summary

Job Id: KV_1321300_1674074980 Apply Now

A reputable non profit organization providing services to adolescents is hiring a social worker in The Bronx, New York.

This position will provide individual and group psychotherapy and case management to adolescents with significant mental health needs who are currently in foster care or have a history of foster care involvement. You will focus on this target population within the community addressing co-morbid concerns that may include trauma, homelessness, substance abuse, and challenges to identity formation. The ideal candidate will possess experience in engaging clients in youth development, school, or residential treatment settings. The ideal candidate will also have experience working specifically with youth who are in foster care and understand their specific needs to best support them. The ideal candidate will also maintain the highest standards of cultural competency regarding race, gender identity, sexuality, culture, and class.

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm

Responsibilities:

  • Provide short term and long-term individual and group counseling to at risk adolescents using evidence-based modalities.
  • Formulate appropriate treatment plans and psychosocial evaluations for each client seen and document each contact.
  • Provide case coordination and crisis intervention to adolescents who may be victims of abuse, neglect, sexual assault, etc. 
  • Coordinate with other providers including schools, juvenile justice, Administration for Children's Services, and foster care. 
  • Develop and facilitate 4 innovative support groups related to topics such as Anger Management, Substance Abuse Prevention and Healthy Relationships, to diverse adolescent populations utilizing evidence-based group curriculums.
  • Coordinate mental health assessments and track outcomes of treatment using qualitative measures.

Qualifications:

  • LMSW, LCSW, LMHC or LCAT required 
  • 1+ year clinical experience in adolescent development, mental health counseling and/or substance abuse treatment settings. '
  • Knowledgeable of and ability to apply positive youth development principles to working with adolecents
  • Knowledgeable of the Foster Care system and understanding the barriers that a juvenile who is in that system may face
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability in developing innovative adolescent treatment modalities and group facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and creatively as part of an interdisciplinary treatment team.
  • Must be a professional and responsible person that is able to develop and maintain interagency liaisons as a means of meeting client needs.
  • The ability to conduct psychotherapy in Spanish and English is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

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