Therapist in Bronx at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 11/29/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Bronx
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/29/2019

Job Description

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Conduct assessment including review of referral information, identify and engage key participants, interview family to complete a functional analysis, identify strengths and weaknesses and developing an analysis of the fit problems within the ecological context

  • Engage primary caregiver and other key participants in active change-oriented treatment by identifying and overcoming barriers to engagement

  • Implement a problem conceptualization,treatment planning, intervention implementation, outcome review and strategy revision using the process

  • Teach caregiver how to conduct random urine drug screens and breath scan to detect alcohol and drug use

  • Collaborate with all relevant systems and key participants within each system to ensure their buy-in and cooperation throughout Treatment

  • Participate in training, supervision and consultation activities

  • Maintain clear and concise documentation in CNNX case record progress notes of treatment efforts, enter data into PROMIS; prepare reports to Probation if required

    EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED

  • Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or a related subject area.

  • LMSW required, LCSW preferred.

    EXPERIENCE REQUIRED / LANGUAGE PREFERENCE

  • bilingual/bicultural

  • Agreement to work a flexible schedule, comfortable with group supervision and commitment to work on professional development goals to improve adherence.

    PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE:

  • Family systems theory and application

  • social ecological theory and application

  • behavioral therapies theory and knowledge

  • cognitive-behavioral theory therapy and application

  • pragmatic family therapies theory and application

  • social skills assessment and intervention and child development research and its application in treatment

    PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience working in the client’s home.

  • Experience working in a Child Welfare, JJI, or Adolescent Focused program.

  • Experience and /or knowledge of Evidence-Based Models, Motivational Interviewing and Solution-Focused work.

  • Experience of working within diverse communities.

  • Direct practice with families using a family therapy model.

  • Bilingual/bicultural preferred

  • Agreement to work a flexible schedule

  • Comfortable with group supervision and commitment to work on professional development goals to improve adherence.