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Team Coordinator in New York, New York at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 2/15/2019

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Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Team Coordinator will provide programmatic and clinical leadership to the staff of the C2C initiative with CAMBA. The Team Coordinator is the on-site lead person interacting with CAMBA’s staff and residents of The Landing Family Shelter in Queens, NY. The Team Coordinator partners with CAMBA leadership to ensure that the goals of the Connections to Care (C2C) Initiative are implemented in line with the Jewish Board, the Mayor’s Office and CAMBA’s agreed upon expectations. 

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Collaborate with CAMBA’s Program Director and Director of Social Services to facilitate C2C program implementation
  • Provide overall clinical and administrative responsibility for CAMBA staff supporting the C2C initiative.
  • Support CAMBA leadership in the practice of reflective supervision
  • Support the training and utilization of C2C resident mental health screening
  • Provide individual MI coaching sessions to CAMBA social service staff
  • Conduct weekly MI group coaching sessions to CAMBA social service staff
  • Support seamless referral of shelter residents to services with The Jewish Board’s Rego Park Counseling Center
  • Track resident engagement and utilization of mental health services with The Jewish Board’s Rego Park Counseling Center as well as other mental health service providers
  • Provide monthly and quarterly psycho-education to all CAMBA staff at The Landing Family Shelter
  • Provide quarterly psycho-education to all residents at The Landing Family Shelter
  • Train CAMBA social service staff to facilitate therapeutic groups for residents
  • Develop and foster relationships and linkages with external service providers of mental health, substance abuse and domestic violence services for resident referral
  • Support CAMBA staff in the development of collaborative relationships with ACS staff, service providers, and contract child welfare agencies.
  • Collaborate with CAMBA leadership in the development of safety, security and emergency systems and protocols with mental health and well-being in mind
  • Collect and track required data to measure program implementation and effectiveness
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED

  • LCSW, LMSW or Masters in psychology.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED / LANGUAGE PREFERENCE :

  • At least 3years of supervisory experience (both clinical and managerial) 
  • Knowledge of mental health, trauma-informed care, early childhood development, motivational interviewing substance abuse, and domestic violence issues 
  • Familiarity with the child welfare system preferred 
  • Bilingual/bicultural Spanish speaking candidates encouraged to apply