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Therapist in Bronx, New York at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 4/7/2019

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Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Provide cultural competent and sensitive services including counseling and  crisis intervention for children and adults in individual family, group and couples modalities. Worker must be comfortable doing intake assessments and diagnosing new clients. Knowledge of evidence based practices is expected as well as experience with crisis intervention. The Social Worker is responsible for supplying necessary clinical intervention within the realm of the program.  As part of a therapeutic team within the Agency, the social worker will work closely with the Clinic Director, supervisors and psychiatry team to provide comprehensive and high quality mental health care. Worker must have good computer skills and complete all paperwork for their caseload required by the Agency and OMH.

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  • Participate in the continuing interdisciplinary evaluation of individual clients for the purpose of beginning, monitoring and providing culturally competent therapy to clients.
  • Individualize and understand the needs of the client and the client’s family or support network in relation to each other.
  • Identify appropriate treatment or service providers and facilitate client referrals to internal and external and/or linkage program.
  • Perform individual or group psychotherapy; long or short term depending on client's need and diagnosis.
  • Establish client goals and assess the client’s success in meeting those goals.  To continue changes or recommend changes in treatment strategy depending on ongoing client assessment.
  • May run specialized groups.
  • Provides all necessary notes, progress notes, written assessments and other paperwork as required.
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED 

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, (MSW) and an LCSW required, with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience with similar population.  

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED / LANGUAGE PREFERENCE (List what the desire to reach goals):

  • Spanish language strongly preferred.